Happy Mani Monday! For those who read my Saturday OPI Infinite Shine Swatches, you will be aware of the tragic death of my middle nail. To celebrate the re-birth of my short nails, I’ve created a nail art design that I think only suits short nails for #manimonday!essie fall 2015, essie fall, essie fall 2015 review, essie canada, essie fall swatches, tribal nail art, negative space nail art, nail art for short nails, short nails
Using three colours from the essie fall collection (see swatches and review HERE), I created some negative space nail art. Don’t you think this negative space look would have been too much on my super long nails? Yuck. So I will embrace my shorties and play with some nailart ideas that just don’t suit long nails.

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I created my two accent nails using some right angle stencils from from SNAIL VINYLS.
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One tip for using matte top coat: always use a regular topcoat first (preferably a fast dry top coat) and then apply your matte top coat. If you apply matte topcoat directly over your nail art, chances are that it will smudge.

So I bow down to all my nailphiles who have awesome shorties and make them work. I hope you’ll be ok if I jump on your bandwagon.

Until next time,

nail that accent

Comments

  1. LaraLeaf

    I have so many breaks all the time that nubbies are my norm. This is a great design for short nails! Thanks for the inspiration!

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