Golden Polka Dots nail art

 

It has been a while since I last posted Nail art. I had the pics of this nail art lying and I thought to put it to better use 😛

I love polka dots nail art as they are easiest to do without much effort and look the funkiest. I have done other Polka dots nail art. Do check it HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE.

This is one super simple nail art and all you need is a bobby pin/ toothpick/ dotting tool and nailpolish of your choice.

I clicked the pics after 2-3 days I did the nail art that is why you can see tip wear on my nails.

I have used Maybelline Colorshow nailpolish in shade Bold Gold.

 

Do tag me if you recreate this nail art.

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xoxo, Blossom

Colorbar Pro Black Crackle Top Coat : Review & Swatch

colorbar pro nail lacquer crackle

Crackle nail art is a lazy girl’s manicure saver. This is one of my favorite innovation in nail art.  I was browsing through my old archives and I stumbled on this nail polish from Colorbar. Now days the nail polishes have evolved and almost every brand have something or other for nail art. But 2 years back crackle (or shatter, whatever you like to call it) was really ‘in’ and it was the only polish even remotely related to nail art. I bought it 2-3 years back and because this nail polish is still available at the counters, I thought I would put my old photos to good use.

 

Colorbar was the first brand to bring in crackle nail polish. It is applied on top of another base color to create this shatter effect. I think every girl should have one crackle nail polish. And black color is the safest bet as it will go well with an array of colors. Plus, it is a perfect nail art for Lazy girls. For more nail art for Lazy girls, check another great polish HERE.

colorbar black crackle nail polish

 

Price: Rs 500

This nailpolish comes in a classic Colorbar Pro bottle which is a fat circular bottle (similar to OPI). The glass bottle is clear and the cap has shatter effect to indicate that it is a crackle polish. The brush is long and decently wide. The quantity is enough and will easily last atleast an year, that too if you apply it regularly. Unlike normal nail polish, crackle nail polish is slightly on thicker side. Colorbar Pro crackle nail polish dries into matte finish.

The crackle nail polish dries into a unique pattern everytime. The crackle effect depends on how thin you apply the coat. If you apply a thin coat, there will be many cracks, but not very widespread. If you apply a thicker coat, the number of cracks may be less but they will be apart enough for the base color to pop. I like to apply a thick layer.

Crackle nail polish is different from other nail polish mainly because it dries differently. This is because ethanol is added to the polish which makes it dry quick and uneven. So, as it dries rapidly and unevenly, the nail polish applied on nail shrinks giving the appearance of cracks and revealing the base color underneath.

Colorbar Pro crackle top coat dries completely within 3-5 minutes, depending on the thickness of the coat applied. I like to apply a clear nail polish over the crackled effect as it dries matte. It lasts 4-5 days before chipping.

One word of caution though, avoid doing multiple coats of this polish, and if you feel the coat is not thick enough to your liking, apply another coat really fast before the crackle effect of previous coat starts to show.

colorbar crackle

 

I have applied a thicker coat of this polish that is why the cracks are wide.

Notice the different shatter design on each finger.

 

colorbar pro crackle nail polish

 

colorbar crackle nail polish

 

crackle nail art india

 

Overall, I love this nailpolish. Colorbar Pro crackle top coat dries quick, gives a good crackle effect and wears well. Easy peasy, effortless and fun nail art in no time. Dries into matte finish which can be made glossier by adding a top coat of clear nail polish. However, it is a bit pricey.

xoxo

Blossom

Color Block Nail Art using Maybelline Color Show Polish

maybelline colorshow

Color blocking has been in trend for a long time now and I was surprised I have never done any color-block nail art. And now having many Maybelline Color Show polishes in my kitty, i thought why not put them to some good use. So this is how I color blocked my nails. 🙂

I have done another nail art using Colorshow polish. You can check it HERE

maybelline color show polishes

 I have used the shades Blueberry ice, Blackcurrant pop and Bold gold.

maybelline color show shades

 

color block nail art

Striping tape would have looked better and crisp than the black separating lines (which I coudnt draw neatly as my polish had gone gloopy). But since i donot have striping tapes, I had to make do with black polish.

3 color colorblock nail art

 You can replace the gold part with the glitter polishes that Maybelline launched in its Colorshow range recently.

 Color block is one of the easiest nail arts to do. If you are a beginner, you should definitely give this a try.

Hope you find it useful

Love,

Blossom

*Disclaimer: Blackcurrent Pop nail polish provided by PR. Rest two are my own.

Blue-Golden Nail art

Hi lovelies,

It has been a long time I posted a nail art, so I decided to upload one finally. I did this Blue-Golden nail art a couple of weeks back.

blue golden nail art-1

I painted my nails blue and added a golden stripe in the middle of alternate nails.

But then I found it too boring and this is what I did. 🙂

blue golden nail art-2

I added a few horizontal stripes on my thumb.

blue golden nail art-3Not bad haan. Well, I quite liked it ^__^

I used normal nail polish brush to add stripes.

The blue nail polish is Lakme True wear Nail color in shade 043.

Happy painting girls 🙂

Love,

Blossom