DIY / Económico y Chic / Nail Talk

Bloody Mani, Bloody Mani, Bloody Mani

For this Halloween I found this great Refinery 29 article about nail art inspired by the spookylicious holiday. My favorite nail art is the splattered blood from “Dexter” looking mani. I instantly became obsessed with it and decided to get it done by Halloween weekend. The mani was a success (I mean it’s supposed to look like a bloody murder just happened on your nails, right?) and here are some steps to getting your bloody mani done.

Instruments

  • Nail clipper
  • Buffer
  • Cuticle pusher
  • Cuticle remover
  • Coffee stirrer/straw
  • Tape
  • Small and disposable container or surface for the nail nail polish
  • Ridgefiller
  • Red and white nail polish [I used Sinful Colors (99 cents at Walgreens!) polish in “Snow Me White” and “Ruby Ruby”]
  • Top coat

Snow Me White and Ruby Ruby from Sinful Colors

Procedure:

  • First you have to prepare the surface of the nail before the painting and messiness begins. Snip and buffer the nails (I like my nails short and neat).
  • For the cuticles I use Sally Hansen’s Instant Cuticle Remover. I spread it on the cuticles, leave it on for approximately 10 seconds, push the cuticles and then rinse it off with warm water and soap. Use a cuticle clipper if you have some left.
  • Apply ridgefiller so the nail polish can have an even finish.
  • Apply 2 (or 3) coats of the white nail polish and let dry.
  • After the white polish is completely dry, tape each of your fingers so only your nails are exposed.
  • Pour some red nail polish on the disposable container.
  • Take some red polish with the coffee stirrer and blow on each of your nails until you get the desired effect. Let dry.
  • Finish with some top coat.
  • Show them off.

 

Have a great Halloween and don’t go too slutty, because it’s still slutty. NO EXCUSES.

Hasta el próximo post. Ciao!!

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