Manicure Monday – Purple Polka

Should I start naming my nail art looks? I love ‘Purple Polka’ for this one. But I don’t think I’d be creative enough to come up with a name for each one. We’ll have to see. I was trying to decide on my nail colour for the week and I’d come up with the idea of having white polka dots with a summery colour as the base so it’s a nice simple one for today’s look.

I used a Boots BarryM limited edition for the base colour but they have a similar colour available here. This is one of my all time favourite colours by BarryM and it drives me crazy that it’s a limited edition, it’s always the way isn’t it. I then used MoYou Special Nail Paint in White for the dots as this is a really thick polish with great coverage. It’s always important when doing nail art to use a paint that will cover in one coat so you’ll get your desired effect. I used a dotting tool (available here) for the dots which makes life soooooo much easier.

I love this finished look. perfect for summer and it even matches my cider bottle (that wasn’t intentional, honest).

 

What do you think? I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Ami xxxxx

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  1. 30th June 2015 / 11:36 am

    I've been really into purple recently, and this manicure is ever so pretty. I find purple is such a versatile colour and a polka dot looks does it justice wonderfully!

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  2. 1st July 2015 / 1:13 pm

    well i am just a big fan of anything polka dot and this is really gorgeous x

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