Sonntag, 10. Februar 2013

Snakeskin Nails

I've tried snakeskin nails a few times and I've never been happy with the result. I tried it with net lace and sponges and freehand but nothing was really satisfying. Recently I ordered two stamping plates from Vivid Lacquer including VL 002 which has a honeycomb pattern (and is not available right now). I figured I could use it as snakeskin as well. So I used one coat of Essence - Walk On The Wild Side as my base color and dabbed on Catrice - After Eight with a sponge. Then I decided to use Catrice - I'm A Star... as my stamping color which didn't work too well. On top of the stamping I used Essie - Matte About You which is either the worst matte top coat ever or I didn't know how to use it properly. 

My all time favorite snakeskin nails are these by Candy Glaze. She calls them Dragon's Egg Manicure though, but either way I really love them! My attempt on recreating them a few months ago failed big time, but one can dream, right? :) 


  1. Deine Variante ist auch sehr schön, ich entdecke bei dir immer so viele Nageldesigns die ich noch machen möchte, hach! *-*

  2. I bet you are starting to get tired of my same old comments all the time but I just always LOVE your nail art and I can never say anything else but that I like it :-)


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