Tropical nails tutorial

By on August 18, 2014 in Nail Art , Tutorials

Hi everybody, today I am here with tropical nails tutorial.

I hope you had a great weekend! I went shopping this weekend but didn’t buy any polish :( I did buy a lovely new coat. I haven’t been buying much polish recently as I spent all my money on nail courses, I have done manicure and gel polish course so far.

For the tropical nails I was inspired by an extremely talented nail artist Paulina from Paulina’s Passions.  Love her tropical nails so much! See them here.

My tropical nails ended up quite different to be honest lol.

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I started off with Barry M Sugar Apple as a base (see swatches here). I then used acrylic paints to draw the flowers. I topped it all up with Poshe top coat and then Rimmel Matte Pro matte top coat.

See from the video below how I drew the design.

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And a sneak peek of my new coat ;)

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Thanks for watching, I hope you enjoyed my nail art and tropical nails tutorial! xxx


12 Comments

Robin

August 18, 2014 @ 16:35

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Sugar Apple is gorgeous as a base! I love your tropical flowers and they look great mattified!
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A.J.

August 19, 2014 @ 08:28

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Thank you Robin :)

Manases Andrea

August 19, 2014 @ 10:42

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The outcome is a total stunner and I like the details tutorial!

A.J.

August 20, 2014 @ 08:57

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Thank you :)

Ann-Sofie/Colour it

August 19, 2014 @ 12:00

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Soooo beautiful, great flowers. :-) <3
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A.J.

August 20, 2014 @ 08:58

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Thanks Ann!

julia

August 19, 2014 @ 18:09

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Your nailarts are becoming little pieces of artwork!

I’m so impressed <3 this mani looks great :-)

Thanks for sharing it with us!

Xx Julia

A.J.

August 20, 2014 @ 08:58

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Aww thank you Julia! xx

Madde

August 22, 2014 @ 20:56

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Vilka vackra naglar:D

A.J.

August 22, 2014 @ 23:42

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Tack själv!

Minnie

September 7, 2014 @ 11:09

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Wow! I thought they’re seaweed and starfish for a second, sorry! But it’s even better! The Hibiscus and the leaves are so pretty!! I have to try this in summer which is coming up here in Aus ;p Very nice looking coat!!!
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A.J.

September 9, 2014 @ 19:01

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Haha now when you mention it does look a bit like under the seal theme too :D

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