So to break up the monotony of all the MOTD posts, today I have nail art for you guys! My sister recently started her first day of high school (she’s a freshman this year!) and she asked me to do something on her nails to make them stand out on the first day. Being the nail polish addict I am, I was happy to oblige. She told me she wanted something dotted, and I had been wanting to do a dot nail art design for awhile. So we picked the colors and got to work. Here’s the design we created!
I wanted to go with a fun, upbeat color scheme, since technically, it is still summer. My sister liked the idea of yellow and pink together, and I liked it as well. For my pink, I used a Love and Beauty satin-finish pink (I ripped the name off by mistake, unfortunately). It even smells a bit fruity when it dries, though I’m not sure why. The yellow I chose, for the base color on the nails, was Love and Beauty Yellow. It’s a shimmery, sheer yellow with silver shimmer running through it. In terms of yellows, this one is a cooler, lemon tone, as opposed to some of the warmer yellows. Unfortunately, this yellow was in no way opaque enough to make the yellow polka dots, so I used Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear Nail Color in Mellow Yellow for the polka dots. I alternated between yellow nails/pink dots and pink nails/yellow dots. To make the dots, I just used a toothpick (I don’t currently own any nail art dotting tools). Pictures below are with no topcoat.
So what do you think of the polka dot design? Are you a fan of this kind of nail art? Let me know in the comments! Also, special thanks to my sister, Sarah, for her guest modeling!