Sonntag, 10. Juni 2012

Black & White Water Marble

I haven't done a water marble design in a while, I guess just because I remember it as being a bit complex. Of course it takes a little more time to do a water marble design instead of just painting your nails. But if you prepare well you will be done much faster than with a lot of other nail art techniques! 

These are the things I prepare before starting my design:

        • A glass of distilled water
        • My nail polish selection 
        • 20 pre-cut sticky tapes (2 for each finger to protect the skin from polish)
        • Tweezers (to remove the tape without messing up my nails)
        • A sheet of paper (to stick on the tape after use)
        • A paper towel (to clean up my tools and get rid of waterdrops)
        • A needle (to marble of course)
        • Toothpicks (to remove the polish floating around my nails)





For today's design I have painted my nails the evening before with two coats of NYX Matte White. For the water marble I chose Catrice - Snow Motion (because I wasn't sure matte nail polish would work and because Snow Motion isn't too precious for me) and Wet 'n' Wild - Black Creme. I used one coat of Seche Vite on top.






Water marble is always a little bit tricky, since you don't really know how it's gonna look in the end. So I had my problems first with the black spreading too much and covering the white on my nails. You can see the grey on my pinky nail. I don't really have advice on how to avoid this. I guess water marbling is also a matter of luck sometimes!

Kommentare:

  1. This looks so fantastic! I always love a good water marble, and the bold black and white is just plain awesome. I'm absolutely going to try this soon!

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  2. I like this, everytime I try a water marble it turns out questionable but maybe if I try with just two colors and start simple it would be a success :) I like the black and white of this!!!

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  3. Love the classy look of black and white.

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  4. Would've loved to see this on video. Everyone always has such "busy" water marble designs, I think this is lovely!

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