Sunday, 19 May 2013

watermelon NOTD and nail art tutorial



 I was over the moon when I got an email a few weeks back from the lovely Gemma who works at Company magazine (aka my favourite ever magazine) asking me to do a nail art tutorial for their weekly edit in the nail art section. I decided to do watermelon nails for it but I'm not sure if they've already been published in it already or not but I'll find out for you.

These are perfect for when the weather gets warmer (fingers crossed) as they're really summery. I plan on having watermelon nail art and wearing my new watermelon cami top I bought in American Apparel whilst using my watermelon phone case and eating watermelon. Watermelon obsessed? Me? No!

The pink polish was one from Essie and I did the details using the Rio nail art pens. This design is fairly easy to do once you break it down into the small steps as you can see above! If you don't have nail art pens then you can use the end of a kirby grip for the details and it works well!

As always I LOVE seeing people recreate nail art I've done so if you do then please make sure to tweet me a photo (@islaay_x) or send it to me on instagram (@islaay) as I love seeing them!






27 comments:

  1. These are so lovely! Wish I could do it :(

    www.helloellaxo.com

    xx

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  2. love these, they look so pretty :) x

    dippywrites.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. They look so cute and perfect for Summer!

    Kathryn x

    enclosedbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. Ah, these are so cute!
    Natalie xx
    youralmostalice.blogspot.com

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  5. These look so lovely! Might have to try them out at some point! xxx


    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. These look amazing, as with all your nail art. Really need to set aside some time and try some of your tutorials x

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  7. These are the cutest nails ever! I really wish I could do nail art!

    www.laurensibs.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. How cute is this design? I am definitely going to try this out! x
    Amy | http://amysbeautyjournal.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. those are so amazing! have to try this out this summer xx

    thefashionchain.blogspot.ie

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  10. Your nails always look so bloody lush!! I literally get nail varnish all over my actual fingers lol. I need to be taught!!!

    http://right-up-my-street.blogspot.com

    xXx

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  11. These are gorgeous Islaaay!! x Laura

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  12. Those are too cute for summer! I don't know if I could buy a green polish just for this. Great job! :)

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  13. these are beaut! xxx


    http://queenofthejumble.blogspot.com

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  14. You are so good at nail art, definitely well deserved to get into a magazine!
    Chloe xxxx
    www.underestimatethegirl.blogspot.co.uk

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  15. Thats such a cute idea, I definitely have to give this a try!

    Love from Canada,

    http://a-warriors-diary.blogspot.ca

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  16. These are fab! I love looking at nail designs but I'm pretty rubbish at doing my own! haha Just came across your blog and have followed using GFC, would be great to connect :)

    Here's a link to my blog if you'd like to check it out :) > Beauty and the Bargain

    Melissa x

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  17. I am RUBBISH when it comes to nail art! I've only managed to do the ombre nail effect.

    This design looks fab! Not surprised you were contacted by Gem, she must have been one of the first few bloggers I followed back in the day.

    Totes following you now.

    Halima

    xx

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  18. Hello Hislay,

    I'm taking the freedom of leaving you a comment because I'm currently working on a fashion-related dissertation for my MSc. I'm doing a survey about the perception of young women towards today's luxury brands ads, and if you, or any of your lovely reader, could take 5 mins and complete it, it would be of much much help :)
    Here the link of my survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WV3LYH6
    Thank you very much!

    Lou

    Ps: Watermelon nails is just the best idea ever...

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  19. so easy! and perfect for the summer. I love it!
    Olaya
    ladyinboho.blogspot.com

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  20. wow... sounds difficult at the first sight but nyc tutorial...:)

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  21. really nice!
    thanks for sharing your tutorial! i set a link and hope you agree.


    best wishes, doro von Hand zu Hand

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  22. Ah, I love this! You did a great job!

    http://the-renaissance-of-inner-fashion.blogspot.co.uk

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