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Colourful Splatter Mani

Hey everyone!

I got a not so great result back on my bloodwork today.. so technically I should just be holed up watching youtube videos on my ipad, burrito'd in my bed.. but.. I decided to actually get some blog posts ready instead. Not sure what that is really supposed to mean, but let's just roll with it.

A friend of mine tagged me in a nail video the other day - and the first mani was splatter, and I realized I had not done that in awhile, so.. why not?!

I started with a white base and just used a multitude of colours. I always love the results of splatter manis.. so.. let's take a glance!


I used:
  • China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat
  • OPI Alpine Snow
  • China Glaze The Grass Is Lime Greener
  • China Glaze Bottoms Up
  • China Glaze Home Sweet House Music
  • Orly Candy Shop
  • butter London Slapper
  • Straw
  • Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat

So fun to look at.. the white based splatter nails always remind me of those monster jawbreakers you got as a kid (maybe they still have them?) - you would work on them for days.. sometimes over a week.. ahh man.. good times!

That is all for today - I will see you all again soon. I have enough photos ready to go for my next five posts. Oops!

 

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