Friday, January 18, 2013

31 Day Challenge - Rainbow

Hey everyone! Anyone doing anything exciting this weekend? Tomorrow marks the first day of the Sundance Film Festival, and I'm happy to say that I will be there! This is my fifth year attending the festival, and I'm hoping to finally succeed in stalk... I mean, meeting my celebrity crush. A girl can dream!

Anyway, I'll get back on topic. Day 9 of the 31 Day Challenge calls for rainbow nails, so I present to you my rainbow nail art inspired by The Polished Perfectionist. I wanted to try some gradiented stamping, but a friend of mine borrowed the only orange polish that would have worked. After much internal struggle, I settled with this look.

I started off by painting my accent nail with OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls and then I drew on diagonals for the different colors using the brushes that came with the polish. No fancy acrylic paint or detailing brushes, I'm too lazy for that! I also could have used tape to have cleaner lines but I'm impatient and didn't want to wait for everything to dry. Someday I will have the patience to make this perfect, but I'm exhausted so I finished the manicure by painting the other nails with Deborah Lippmann I Know What Boys Like. For the rainbow, I used to Butter London Pillar Box Red, Zoya Arizona, Color Club Almost Famous, OPI Green-Wich Village, OPI No Room for the Blues, and Color Club Pucci-licious. All of these polishes worked great, aside from Green-wich Village which was too watery and required two coats whereas the rest took one. 

Check out my wonderful pals who are also participating, Raine and Jonochi at Lacquer Lily and Just Add Polish. Thanks for reading!

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