I do enjoy having blue nails, it always seems to be the colour that gets me the most compliments ! So I have several great blue polishes. Today I decided to use Kiko 386 – Soft Pastel Blue. Well, this polish isn’t soft or pastel, but by golly is it blue!
I was inspired by our recent trip to Normandy. A lot of tourist souvenir stalls sell marinières. These are the blue-and-white striped shirts that French Navy personnel wear. Since Normandy is a coastal region, I guess that’s where the connection is 😉
So I did decide to freehand the stripes. I’ll try tape sometime too, but I love this arty look, and even though they aren’t perfect, I’m pretty pleased with how well they went! That said, I’m glad I didn’t try to do more than a couple of nails…
To avoid streaking when I added top coat, I did it horizontally on the stripy nails. Then the second coat went on normally to even it all out.
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