November Nail Art Challenge- Day 5

Hi there! Hope everyone is having a terrific week :).

Half moon mani day! I’ve been excited for day 5 of this challenge for awhile now. I’ve never done a half moon mani and wasn’t sure I would like them because they’re not really my style. I think I’ve changed my mind now that I’ve done my first half moon mani. I loooooove this one!

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I’ve seen raves about the new Pure Ice collection at Walmart. Who would have thought? Haha. Well I had to check it out for myself. I have to say, I was pretty impressed myself. I only grabbed two for now but I will be back to grab a few more. I believe I read that there are 5 different collections with 55 new colors. I grabbed Temptress (Metro Chic collection) and The Family Jewels (Party Glam collection). Of course I had to try them out for my half moon mani today :).

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I started by applying two coats of The Family Jewels making sure it was thicker near my cuticle so the glitter would really stand out. I added a coat of HK Girl Fast Dry Top Coat (which you can purchase here) to smooth the glitter out.

Once that dried I had to free hand my half moons with Temptress. It was a bit harder than I expected but I got it on the 2nd try. Once that was fairly dry I topped it with another coat of HK Girl.

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I’ve seen tutorials on Pinterest for half moon mani’s and they use hole reenforces to help create the half moon effect. Wouldn’t you know, while I was at Walmart I didn’t even think to grab any. I still think it turned out pretty good though. I love the color combination too! Temptress is purple with a gold shimmer and The Family Jewels is gold micro glitter and gold holo diamond glitter in a clear base.

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3 thoughts on “November Nail Art Challenge- Day 5

  1. Pingback: February Nail Art Challenge- Half Moon Mani | No Bottle Left Behind

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