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LiL Challenge: Monochrome!

This post is so late, I'm sorry! But anyway... on Monday, Life in Lacquer's July Nail-Art Challenge prompt was "Monochrome" so I took to doing some black and grey tape-mani nails! It worked rather well, I think.

For this tape mani I actually found some striping tape instead of trying to cut up pieces of actual Sellotape. It was so much easier, and gave a nicer effect than the last one!

To start with, I painted my nails in a grey Leighton Denny polish, called "Zero Gravity" and then let it dry completely before placing the tape strips on. Then I painted over the tape and grey polish in Rimmel London's "Black Cab" (on my thumb, middle and pinkie nails) and Barry M's "Black Multi Glitter" (on my other two nails).

The difference between the two blacks is very, very subtle, but sometimes a subtle difference is all you need to spice things up a little extra. :) 

So there we are- my Monochrome nails for the prompt! I hope you like them as much as I do- it's quite a sophisticated nail look from me for a change! 

See you all tomorrow for another post! 


  1. Your nails look just perfect ;)
    I’ve just discovered your blog and I think you’re really talented!
    I am so excited to read your next post <3

    Xx julia

    1. Aww thank you very much!! I look forward to your next comment! :D
      ~Rachel xx


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