Friday, 11 October 2013

Lava Nails: This is the reason I have a bottle of textured polish. That and SCIENCE!

Fact:  I own one bottle of textured polish at the moment.  Zoya Dahlia.  One of the main reason why I bought it was to try this.  I think I would call this a success!

I started off by leaving on the base of Moonlit Dance.  Then with black acrylic paint I messily painted on where the black was going to go.  After that I painted on Dahlia over the black paint using a nail art brush, and adding a tiny bit of black on top of the orange.  This looked much cooler in real life as in some of the black areas I went over them maybe twice.  Then in other areas I went over them around six times.  Not only did I have textures going on because I did more layers in some places more than others it gave it this really neat 3D look!  After I did that I decided to go over the orange with a sheer orange Orly polish(I don't remember the name right now and I can't find it on the bottle(mini)).  I wasn't really loving how shimmery the original orange looked under it.

Fact: Lava- Molten rock above the earths surface, expelled by volcano.  Magma- Molten rock below the earths surface!



Ummmmm...SCIENCE!


10 comments:

  1. Oh I see it! The lava flow on your nails. Very original. I like this.

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  2. Super cool. Or hot, I guess, actually. Molten hot. SCIENCE!!!!

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  3. You are on fire girl - any moment now :)
    I LOOOVE this lava mani, so well done!!

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  4. I love the idea, great manicure, looks like it's really melting on your nails! .:-)

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  5. AHH you finally did it! So cool!

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  6. COOL AS, BRO! This is the neatest freaking idea, and if I buy a black textured polish it will be because of EXACTLY this. Thank you for making my day more science!

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  7. Oooh this is so cool! The black texture is just perfect for lava nails! :)

    ~ Yun

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