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Lion King Nail Art!

Hey everyone!

Over the weekend I tried a nail art tutorial by CutePolish, which I'll pop into the end of this post for you all to look at too!

Here was my end result, which I'm pretty impressed with, to be honest!



All I needed was a couple of make-up sponges, a black striper (or striper brush and black polish), a red polish (Nicole by OPI's American as Apple Pie), yellow polish (Nails Inc's Canary Street), white polish (Morgan Taylor's All White Now) aaaand an orange polish (Rimmel's Shirley Temple). Plus the usual base and top coat combo!



I seriously, seriously love this look, despite the few pieces of make-up sponge which managed to sneak their way into sticking to a couple of my nails (I was so gutted when this happened, I should've been more careful). Anyway, it's a super nostalgic mani for me, and reminds me of my few days in South Africa.

And, of course, the Lion King is deffo in the top 3 of my list of Disney films (and always has been, and always will be... Long live the King!).


So yes, I urge you to try this look for yourself! It really isn't as hard as it looks, so don't worry if you're a nail-art beginner (I still count myself as one anyway!), and don't forget to be patient with it.
Here's the video for you all!


Thanks for reading, hope you have a good week, and I'll catch you soon!
Don't forget to let me know what you think or if you try it!



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