Saturday, 25 February 2012

Matte nails with shiny spots! ♥

Hello everyone,

Here is a nail look I came up with when playing around with matte nail polish.


To achieve this look I used Rimmel Pro Matte Finish Nail Polish over a black Barry M Nail Polish but any black nail polish will work just the same!

Directions
  1. Apply your base coat. (When using a dark or bright colour I always apply a base coat, I used Sally Hansen Double Duty Base & Top Coat. A clear nail polish can be used as an alternative if you don't have a base coat)
  2. Paint all your nails with a black polish of your choice and wait until it is thoroughly dry.
  3. Next apply an even layer of the Rimmel matte polish (or matter polish of your choice) and let dry, you will notice that the shine starts to fade out of your nail polish. 
  4. When the matte polish has dried use a nail tool and the same black polish and begin to add the dots onto each nail. (if you don't have a nail tool, use a toothpick instead) Allow to dry.
  5. Now you're ready to show off your nails!
I really like this look, it's an easy, stylish way to add texture to your nails!
 
(Taken with Instagram)

Natasha Carly x
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43 comments:

  1. Love the design! I did not get on well with Matt nail varnish though! giving it away on my blog at the mo

    http://whatkimmididnext.blogspot.com/

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  2. aww this is so cute. i love nail art.
    xx

    http://papermoonsang.blogspot.com/

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  3. I have been thinking about buying Rimmel Pro Matte Finish Nail Polish since I saw it in a store. It looks really nice! :)

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    1. Thanks for your reply!

      I suggest that you get it, you won't regret it! It's an easy way to create different nail looks :)

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  4. Hey hun!!!U've got a lovely blog in here...Love the matte nail varnish...Following u now...Would love it if u'd follow back..Thanx Much love. :)
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    1. Thank you so much! I have followed you back! :)

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  5. wowow, these nails are gorgeous! Following you now :) xoxo
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    1. Thank you! And thanks for following back! :) xx

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  6. Amazing nails! Following you back :)

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  7. this looks awesome!
    will definitely try this!
    following you now!!

    Follow me =)
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  8. your nails look so cute! love the spots,

    xoxo

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  9. I love this look! Thanks for sharing this how to :) I hope we can be friends!

    -Jess

    www.stylizedluxe.blogspot.com

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      I'm following you now!

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  10. I love this look! I don't think I would have thought of it. So pretty :)

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  11. I lovee those nails! Looks so pretty! Great idea!. Following now :)

    www.absolutleybeautiful.blogspot.com xx

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  12. Thank you Katie! :)
    I look forward to reading more of your blog posts! x

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  13. I love the design its really cute the matte nail finish really works.
    (nice blog following :) )

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  14. Thank you sweetie! I am following you now :) x

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  15. I love these nailssssss!

    -Charlotte
    http://incharlottesshoes.blogspot.com/

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  16. Wow! really awesome naildesign! Love the dots! Looks great!

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  17. Thank you so much! I am now following you :)

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  18. I love matte nails, these look so nice.

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  19. Wow thats so cool! It really rocks! Now I really want to try matte nails by myself but I don't now if it would so great like on you! Amazing :)

    Really nice blog btw, hope you will stop at mine sometime :)

    XXX
    Magdalena

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  20. You are so sweet Magdalena! I'm sure it would look just as good on you! :) x

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  21. love your nails :)

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  22. This is very pretty, love the design. I am really interesting in trying out the Rimmel Matte Finish, i don't think i've ever seen it at my drugstore but I will be on the lookout for it!

    I am glad i came across your blog, I am your newest follower!

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  23. lovelovelove your nails! So pritty! Love the colour of green used. Great blog, defiantly worth a follow :)

    http://theclothesimin.blogspot.com/

    Ruth xxxx

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  24. This looks amazing! will i've never tried a matte polish before but I really like this effect!

    lovely blog. new follower :)

    xx

    thebigburd.blogspot.com

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  25. I need to get myself some of this matte polish! You have a wonderful blog btw, and I am not following you! Hope you decide to follow me back =).

    http://www.thelittledandy.com/

    <3 <3

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  26. I love the blog and your nails. Thank you for stopping by my blog and following. I am a new follower of you.

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  27. Wow these are fab!!

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    Katie x

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  28. amazing nails! love your blog <3 xx

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  29. I love this! I'm definitely going to be trying it!

    http://beautyonthedaily.blogspot.com/

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