The Nail Polish Challenge

thenailpolishchallenge.blogspot.com · Sep 25, 2014

31 Day Nail Art Challenge, Day 8: Polka Dot Nail Art


Hello guys! Today I have potentially one of my favorite manicures that I have ever done! The prompt for Day 8 of the challenge is "polka dots", and I decided to keep it simple by just doing plain ol' polka dots. (But I picked some pretty cute colors!)


I started with a base of Essie Take it Outside (which I just recently reviewed), and with my large dotting tool, I dotted on Essie Urban Jungle, China Glaze At Vase Value, and China Glaze Feel the Breeze. I topped it all off with matte top coat, which made the overall manicure look super soft and pastel-y.


How is this potentially one of my favorite manicures of all time, you ask? Well, besides totally loving this color scheme (definitely reminds me of ice cream!), I'm really pleased that the polka dots are pretty well lined up. It's surprisingly difficult to make even polka dots!


It actually took me a long time to figure out the right color scheme for this manicure. Usually I try to pick colors of the same brand, or at least from the same season, but these colors are all over the place! (a spring polish, two summer polishes, and a fall polish!) And yet, I think they go together really nicely.


This manicure has definitely inspired me to practice more dotticures. I really love the simplicity of dotted manicures!


Here are the colors I used. They are all from HB Beauty Bar, and you can get them (and anything else you order there!) for 15% off with the code POLISHCHALLENGE at checkout.

Don't forget to check out what Meghan and Lindsey have created for Day 8 of the challenge!



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