Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Illamasqua Inspired Heart Manicure

I am in love with the manicure featured in the new Throb collection.

I have been wanting to try and do a manicure inspired by the Alex Box one so here it is !

I took a bottle of Wet & Wild 449C white nail polish and added 2 drops of yellow and 2 drops of dark beige polish into it to achieve a good cream colour.
Below is a pic of all 3 polishes we used for this manicure. We thought we had a matte black polish but didn't, but since this was our first attempt at it we used what we had.
I painted the cream polish ( that explains why it looks messy ~you have to remember i was the child that coloured outside the animals in her colouring-in book )and then did the hearts.

Next step , paint with the new cream polish

Then paint on the outline of the heart shape with So Easy Strike Right in black.

Then fill in with black nail polish and viola all done !

Can't wait to do this again but with matte black polish and a steady hand.

Next time will use a matte black polish & i will try and stay inside the lines ! weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


  1. Beautiful! RED and white would look cool too! Zootsuitmama

  2. ooooh before scrolling down all I saw was the painting and noticed the nails and thought what a cool idea for my nails,cuz I love nail art and all.Glad I scrolled down.Your nails turned out good.I love stripe rite paints.