Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Neon Ombre Zebra

After fixing up my ragged cuticles and letting my nails breathe over night I succumbed to the call of my nail polish stash. I originally wanted to try a neon splatter manicure over white but the whole straw blowing thing just wasn't working for me. Instead, I opted for a spin on an ombre manicure by doing some diagonal zebra-esque stripes in a purple-yellow gradient. The silver glitter adds a bit more fun to the already wild design. I think it's so tacky and bright and hysterical but I do love it all the same. It's something definitely different from my usual and a refreshing change from all the tribal and florals I've been doing.

I used Sally Hansen Whirlwind White as a base for all the nails and various neon Art Club striping polishes for the design. For added detail I used a silver glitter striping polish in random places.



  2. Going to have to try this one :)

  3. Britney you never fail to amaze me!!!

  4. Will you also be able to leave a link where you get the striping polishes from... Thank you lovey xxx

  5. @Caroleighh- I'll try! (:
    @mango poppy- Cool, I'd love to see the finished result! (:
    @Amy- You are wayyyy too nice to me :P The striping polishes are by the brand Art Club and I got them from my local Winners (the Canadian version of the American Marshalls/TJ Maxx) I buy them in packs like this: http://www.cosmeticgroup.com/nail-stripers-collection.html
    I've never bought them online so I can't help with that but hopefully you can be on the lookout for them now! (: