Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Paranormal Pastel

Paranormal Pastel Nail Art

Day 20 of the #BundleMonster #MonsterScream challenge was "orange and black."  Since I've done a few straight orange and black looks already this month, I decided to add some pastels as well.  My +Bundle Monster element is the candy cabochon.

I saw this design online, but there wasn't a watermark so I'm not sure who to credit. If this is your design, please let me know!  I love it.  I changed it up a little with the candy nail since I needed a Bundle Monster product in the design.

Nail Polish
Polish Used:
  • Wet n Wild - Sunny Side Up
  • Wet n Wild - Black Crème
  • Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear - Lacey Lilac
  • Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear - Mint Sorbet
  • Sally Hansen XTreme Wear - White On
Other Supplies:
  • Candy cabochon
  • Nail art brush
  • Dotting tools
  • Krazy Glue
  • Base and top coats

Pastels mixed with the traditional orange and black color scheme, adds a cute factor to the normally spooky nails.  To create this look:
  1. Apply the base colors - thumb and middle in Sunny Side Up, index and ring in Lacey Lilac, and pinky in Mint Sorbet.
    Base Colors
  2. Use a nail art brush and black polish to paint all the black details.   Two black stars on the index and ring fingers, black drip on the middle, black stripes on the pinky, and two black bats on the thumb.
    Black Details
  3. Paint two white ghosts on the index finger, then use a dotting tool for the white dots on the index, ring, and thumb.
    White Details
  4. Paint two black ovals for the ghosts' eyes and dot the centers of some of the dots with Lacey Lilac.
    Ghost Eyes
  5. Add white highlight marks to the ghosts' eyes.
    Highlight Ghost Eyes
  6. Glue the candy cabochon on the ring finger.
    Paranormal Pastel Nails

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