I used Cult Nails Mazo as a base and painted the skull and roses by hand using acrylic paints. Robin's design was a modified french manicure. I put the roses at the top of the nail bed.
Here's Cult Nails Mazo on its own. It is a really interesting nude shade with a gorgeous green/yellow/orange shimmer. I just love it. This is two coats.
ACTION SHOT! I actually did this mani (the nail art part of it) while I was at a broadcast for my radio station. We had to get there really early due to road closures, so I sat at our booth and did this nail art waiting for the broadcast to start. :) And I really need to wash that grey right outta my hair, LOL.
See, there's my palette and my tiny little nail brush. This was a fun design to do (although I realized as I painted this on Cinco de Mayo that I had my Mexican holidays mixed up).
Another shot of the skull and roses mani. This is a fairly simple manicure to do with really only three colors of acrylic paint to work with.
Here's Cult Nails Mazo. I love Maria's polishes and this one was really easy to apply and covered in two coats. Now for a little begging: I have entered a nail stamping contest with Bundle Monster. If you would take a second to click this link and vote for me, I would really appreciate it! And be sure to check out the other entries, there are some really talented ladies out there! https://apps.facebook.com/winnailplates/contests/216667/voteable_entries/48985009
This is really well done!! I like the action shot! ^-^ReplyDelete
Ha ha! ACTION SHOT! I made my coworker take that pic. He was less than thrilled to do it, LOL.Delete
WOW! As I have said before, your nail art is amazing! :)ReplyDelete
Thanks so much!Delete
I like the action shots too. :D And I think I'll have to try this one! I may even be able to make it look closer to what is intended, rather than my usual "blob effect" hahaha.ReplyDelete
If you do it, please show me! These kind of roses are fairly easy to do. :)Delete
That looks great! I love it!ReplyDelete
Thank you Carly!Delete
Thanks so much! :)Delete
Looks awesome!! I love sugar skulls, I want a tattoo of one someday.ReplyDelete
I love them too! I go crazy for dia de los muertos!Delete
These are really pretty. I might try my hand at this :)ReplyDelete
Oh I hope you do! This is a fun mani!Delete
I love the action shot!!! This would be awesome for my Day of the Dead party!ReplyDelete
Yeah, so much action going on there, ha ha! I definitely had the wrong holiday in my head, LOLDelete