Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Mani Monday: Fishtail Nails

This week, it being half term, I have a little more time on my hands (excuse the pun, that wasn't even remotely intentional) so was able to try out the fishtail manicure I saw at Lucy's Stash.  It wasn't really tricky at all, but I did make the error of using 4 colours rather than 3 so it didn't have quite the same effect.  I used all Barry M polishes: NP66 (White), GNP5 (Blueberry), GNP2 (Blackberry), NP319 (Silver Foil) and NP54 (Clear Basecoat, Topcoat and Nail Hardener). I've been using the clear topcot a lot recently because it really keeps polish chip free for a good few days - but it is irritating in that it doesn't ever seem to harden completely. I put this on on Sunday and I can still indent it if I put a nail into it. Maybe I need to really let the coats underneath dry completely completely. I don't know - if you have any thoughts, let me know in the comments below!

Barry M Fishtail nail art

Barry M Fishtail nail art

Barry M Fishtail nail art

Barry M Fishtail nail art

I'm linking up with Glitter and Gloss's Mani Monday again this week - looking forward to seeing what everyone else has been up to!


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