Saturday, February 4, 2012

Fairy Nails! (NOTD)

Well, my nails don't have wings or even fairies stamped on them... They are just glittery and remind me of fairies! So that's what I named them! :)

This manicure is:
  • 1 Coat of OPI Ridge Filler
  • 3 (Thin) Coats of OPI Steady As She Rose (from the Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides Collection)
  • 2 Coats of Essence Space Queen
  • 1 Coat of Topcoat (sorry, I don't remember what I used)

This is a picture of me holding a Mini True Blue Spa Hand Lotion (from Bath and Body Works) in the scent paraffin. I really like it! I think I will be getting a full sized bottle!

Steady As She Rose had a great formula, but Space Queen didn't. It was gloppy, but I loved all the glitter! I think that some thinner will make it a lot better!

That's all I have for you today! I have some posts lined up.... Stay tuned! Thanks for reading!

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Tattoo Nails! (NOTD)

Hello! Happy February and Happy Groundhog Day! I have a treat for you today.... Tattoo Nails!

I really like these nails! Not only do they look like some Old School Tattoos, but they were made with some fake tattoos! Here are some step-by-step instructions on how to make your own Tattoo Nails!
  1. Paint on your base color. Make sure this base color is COMPLETELY DRY! I waited overnight!
  2. Now prepare your tattoos. From your fake tattoo sheet, cut out patterns that are nails sized. You can make them a little bigger than the nail so that they look complete.
  3. Just apply like normal, fake tattoos. Wet a towel/washcloth, set the tattoo on your nail, and wet until the image transfers.
  4. Peel off and contine with all of your nails!
  5. ADD A TOPCOAT! This is very important. If you don't then the tattoo can peel off!
  6. Enjoy your awesome, easy nail art manicure!
For my base color, I used Sephora by OPI Going Nude, Eh? For my tattoos, I used Wet 'n Wild Fantasy Makers in Wild & Wicked Face & Body Tattoos from Halloween 2011.

I am really pleased with this manicure! You will be seeing more Tattoo Nails on Private School Polished!

Check out Rebecca from Rebecca Like Nails take on the Tattoo Manicure:

Thanks for reading! :)