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Wail: Distressed Nail Art!

Happy Wednesday!
Hope you all had a lovely Easter and long weekend!

Today, I'm going to be covering my own little version of a tutorial I found the other day, on Distressed Nail Art.




The original tutorial can be found here: (Click me!)

I used completely different colours for my look though, as I wanted to keep the colours pastel and Summery!
The polishes I used were:
*Models Own Banana Split (Scented Polish)
*Rimmel London Lasting Finish- Tangerine
*Rimmel London Lasting Finish Pro- Baby Pink
*Rimmel London Cocktail Colour- Hawaiian Punch
*Barry M- Black Multi Glitter

So, here is my quick and simple version of this very easy nail polish look!

First, start with a base colour.
I used Models Own's Banana Split, and it is actually a lot paler than it seems in these pictures, I promise! It took 3 coats to become nice and opaque.



Next, choose a colour- I'm using Rimmel London's Baby Pink, and wipe off all of the polish from the brush. (There'll actually still be some on) Then press/swipe it on your nail, to get something like this:



And repeat this step with a few more colours! I used Rimmel London's Tangerine next-



Followed by Rimmel London's Hawaiian Punch!



And then finally, use a dark polish to tie the look all together! The tutorial suggests black, but I wanted something a little more jazzy, so I found my Barry M "Black Multi Glitter" polish, which is a glorious black polish with little multi-coloured sparkles in it. It's so beautiful, I plan to do a swatch post of it sometime in the near future! (Though, the name is so un-inventive!)




You can see the sparkles just coming through on the black of the nails- it's lovely!
And of course, don't forget to do a layer of top coat to seal in the design to keep it looking awesome for days!




I'm plan to try this mani backwards one day- starting with a dark base and finishing with a pale colour, so that will be fun when I get to it! :D
I hope you enjoyed this post anyway, and will check back on Friday for more nail-goodness!
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Thanks for reading!
O7
~Rachel

Coming Up Soon...
Friday: Fridail: Maybelline Ocean Blue Swatch/Review!
Monday: A Blogger's Bookshelf: Allegiant Part 2
Wednesday: Models Own Polish for Tans 'Beach Bag'


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