Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Twinsie Tuesday- Missed Theme

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Happy Twinsie Tuesday Polished Babes! Today the Twinsies are bringing you manicures from a previous Twinsie Tuesday theme that we had to miss. Well, a few weeks ago, my sister Twinsies posted Matte and Gloss combo nails, but I had so much going on at the time and did not participate that week. So today, I give you my matte and gloss combo nails.


For this mani, I began with two coats of a black creme polish. I added topcoat and waited for it to completely dry. Then, I went in with my designs. I decided to do stripes and dots, which are fairly simple. For the dots, I started by adding a matte topcoat to my ring and index fingers. I added the dots using a dotting tool and clear topcoat. 

For my pinky and middle fingers, I used striping tape and matte topcoat. I applied two coats of the matte topcoat and removed the tape while it was still wet.

I like the way this look came together, but it definitely wasn't what I initially envisioned.  I wish it would've come out a little neater, but at least it is still presentable! This is also an introduction to my newly filed nails! Those things were getting waaaay too long, so a chop down was needed. As always, I hope you like this look. Be sure to check out what the other Twinsies have for you today by clicking the links below!

**Also, be sure to submit your vote for my follower requested manicure for next week**

Alaina at The Little Canvas
Amanda at Amandalandish
Amber at Nails Like Lace
Chelsea at Nailed Blog
Elizabeth at Did My Nails
Kelly at Tuxarina
Lakeisha at Refined and Polished
Marisa at Polish Obsession
Róisín at Cuti-CLUE-les
Stephanie at A Little Polish
Traci at DrinkCitra




9 comments:

  1. Gorgeous design! love it!

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  2. Marisa (Polish Obsession)May 20, 2014 at 5:38 PM

    Love the dots/stripes combo!

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  3. You can never lose with stripes and dots!

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  4. I love matte & glossy combos! Looks great!

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  5. Gorgeous! I love that the dotted nails look like drops of water :D

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  6. The stripes look really neat, I think they are my favorite! I've still never tackled this trend using a single color, but I really should!

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  7. *Love* the basic black for this look--I still need to try it too! :D

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