Tuesday, 3 September 2013

31DC2013: Day 3 Yellow

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Good Morning folks!

I hope everyone is having a great first day back to school (for those Canadians out there)! Today is the first day of Orientation Week for Grad school! I am really excited for this whole new chapter of my life to start. I don't have internet set up yet at my house so this is coming to you pre-scheduled!

Today's theme is yellow. I love yellow nails, but yellow can be a tricky colour to find one that looks good on your skin tone. Since skittles are basically my favourite nail art look ever I decided to do a yellow skittle!

I think yellow and grey is such a hip combination that I decided to use that for my inspiration, and added a little black on every nail just for some definition. The yellow I used is NCLA Tennis Anyone? which is a dreamy pastel and the grey is Essence Grey-t to Be Here which has a beautiful pink shimmer throughout making it something special. The black is Wet n Wild Black Creme.

On my thumb I started with Grey-t to Be Here and added random blobs on Tennis Anyone? and then some black blobs on top of that. My index nail started with Tennis Anyone? and then I freehanded the grey squares on and added the black lines with my small striping brush. My middle nail is my favourite I think, and I started with Grey-t to Be Here and then freehanded the stripes on with Tennis Anyone and then added some black dots with a small dotting tool. My ring nail started with a yellow base and then I did a gradient using the yellow, grey and black. The pink shimmer bled through the black and I think it looks really interesting! Finally my pinky started with Grey-t to Be Here and I freehanded a random pattern in black and added a little yellow square on top of it!

I really enjoy skittles and I think they can look really cohesive when you keep the number of colours you use down! What do you think of my yellow skittle?

Make sure you enter our 31 Day Challenge Giveaway and check out what Emily over that The Lacquerologist did for her yellow nails!

You can see last years yellow nails here.


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