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First Attempt at Fishtail Braid Nails

I'm super excited, I got a new toy in the mail the other day.  It's not polish, but better: a lightbox!  No longer am I taking pictures by the light of my $10 Ikea floor lamp but by the clean white light of this beauty.  It's taking a bit of getting used to in terms of settings as I use all manual settings on my camera but I'm happy with the results thus far.  Take a look at my first go at both Fishtail Braid nails and my new lightbox!
I found this set of pink/purple mini Color Club polishes at Winners a while back and have been trying to find a way to use them for a while now.  Why not Fishtail Braid?  First up, I started with two thin coats of the lightest pink.  Then, going in order from lightest pink to darkest purple, I layered the stripes over the top of one another, correcting any pooling around the edges of my nails as I went.  It's interesting, using an even number of colours, as I kinda got this gradient effect.  I like it!  






The Verdict: Fishtail Braid nails are cool, I want to try them with other colour combos now.  It's nice to be girly with the pinks and purples sometimes though.

The Polishes:

  • Color Club Pink and Purple Mini Set, various locations



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  1. Very cool and definitely original. I love the look!

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