May 11, 2015

Mermaid nails

I know I'm one day late for #frischlackiertchallenge but better late than never right?! Yesterday's theme was mermaid and I have to confess that it's the first I did those mermaid nails and I like it a lot although I really had some struggles with the nail vinyls.

On my nails all the glittery and bling bling really looked as it was too much. On the pics it looks like it was too less, what do you think?

Items used:

essence colour and go"141 icy princess"
catrice "C02 Viva Brasil"
KIKO #449
KIKO #335
nail vinyls by Svenja
nail art sponge
rhinestones from amazon
even more rhinestones from amazon
studs, studs and even more studs from bornprettystore

I painted all my nails in this shimmery silver polish and tell it try very well. Then I placed the nail vinyls on it and stamped a gradient on top and peeled if off immediately. It didn't come off as smoothly as I liked it to.

There where it didn't look soooo nice I placed some studs and then I recognized that it's a good idea and placed even more until this look finally resulted.


  1. The suds are a great idea to cover imperfections. I like the mermaid design and the wonderful gradient, but the studs are a little bit to much for me, maybe just with the small ones it wouldn't look so busy for me.

    1. yes I was also not 100% happy with it so I totally agree with you :)

  2. It looks awesome!! I always love mermaid nails and I think these look really nice with all the studs - once in a while I love designs that go all out with a gazillion studs and whatevers! :D

  3. Sehr sehr cool! Ich finde das getupfte Gradient mit den Schuppen super schön! Bei den Steinchen bin ich auch zwiegespalten, an sich gefallen sie mir sehr gut, ich finde sie nur etwas zu vertielt. Vielleicht wäre es noch cooler gewesen, sie an ein oder zwei Stellen anzuhäufen und an ein oder zwei Nägeln dafür ganz wegzulassen. Aber das ist Jammern auf hohem Niveau ;-) Gefällt mir nämlich sehr gut :-* Liebste Grüße, Steffi

    P.S.: Würde mich freuen, wenn du dein Design noch in meine Galerie eintragen würdest – wäre schade, wenn es da nicht drin wäre ;-)

    1. stimmt eintragen hab ich glatt vergessen :) danke sehr fürs erinnern