COMMENTS: I modified this mani to the one I originally had planned before being wowed by the color last night. Dots were added with a new Kiss nail art pen ($5.50 for a set of two - black/white or silver/pink). I then put a matte topcoat over it. I picked up this topcoat which is meant for the older Orly Satin Hues polishes at a nail supply that has a small selection of old Orlys. I'm so surprised at how well this topcoat works, and prefer it to my China Glaze matte Magic! Or maybe that just means I prefer the "satin" look to the fully "matte" look...
i really like that matte finish..it looks great!ReplyDelete
I love this green, it really makes me want an Utla Store nearby. This is such a cute mani :)ReplyDelete
Beautiful!!! I love the dainty dots!ReplyDelete
How on earth do you do such an even distribution of dots??????????? Great mani. Fabulous.ReplyDelete
I agree. I like the satin finish also.ReplyDelete
i love it that the dots are so littleReplyDelete
Thanks for the comments! I love the tiny dots too - they're a totally different look and nice and easy with the pens.ReplyDelete
@Miss Blue: You can get this online as well :)
@Jaljen: I always start with a line down the center, then I move to the next column and space them so they're all shifted halfway down, and repeat...
Simple, but so stunning!!ReplyDelete
I love it both ways!!ReplyDelete
I really like this, especially with the satin finish! I may have to get one of those pens, too - I thought I wouldn't need them since I have a dotting tool, but my dotting tool wouldn't make dots that tiny.ReplyDelete
looks amazing matte!!ReplyDelete
So gorgeous!!! The dots are so perfect.ReplyDelete
Thats really cute! Your are the queen of dots. Lol. (:ReplyDelete
So beautiful !ReplyDelete
That matte finish reminds me of some kind of bug...but in a good way! And, I think I like the matte better than the shiny for once.ReplyDelete
Love, love, love it!! Great colour, nice even dots and the satin finish makes it just perfect :)ReplyDelete
i have to get a hold of those nail art pens. i've never seen them in my area before.ReplyDelete
i agree, i like the 4th pic better than the 1st one. is that the satin version? very pretty.
@Enamel Girl: The 1st and 4th are both matte! LOL!ReplyDelete
The matte version is perfection!ReplyDelete