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Down the Rabbit Hole!

Hey gals!

Today I'm sharing a mani with you containing some clock water decals and some dry water-marbling. What? Dry water marbling!? Prepare to be amazed...

Basically for the starting the blue/green water marble, you do the normal drops in the water technique, and then instead of dipping your finger into it, you leave the whole design to dry in the water (usually around 3-4 hours, though you can leave it over night). Then remove it carefully from the water and apply it to your nail by painting on a clear coat of polish and leaving it until it's tacky. Then just seal the design on with a topcoat and remove the excess with polish remover.

I cut my design up after removing it from the water to make it a little less fiddly.

For the marble, I used Barry M Gelly polishes in Kiwi, Blue Grape and Damson.

For the background of the clock nails, I first used two coats of Leighton Denny's "Opaque Elegance" and then randomly sponged on Models Own's "Chrome Rose" and "Chrome Gold" to give a slight tarnished look. 

The water decals, as per usual, were super easy to apply (I'll do a tutorial sometime ^^) and also super cute (and from Born Pretty Store). 

One of my friends said that they reminded her of Alice in Wonderland, with the pocketwatch-like clocks and the swirls, just like when Alice fell down the rabbit hole :) And hence the title of today's post!

Don't forget that you can use the code REEG10 to grab 10% off full-priced items on Born Pretty Store

So what do you think of this mani? I'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Thanks for reading, catch you all on Monday!


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