Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Twinsie Tuesday: Technique You Love But Haven't Tried in A While


Good morning polished world!  How are you all doing today?  It's really hot here.  Hot and humid.  Which makes dressing up fancy for work not a fun task.  At least I have plenty of fun dresses I can wear!

Today is  Tuesday which means it is time for another Twinsie Tuesday.  Today we are sharing manicures using techniques we love but haven't tired in a while.  Honestly, I do a lot of the same techniques over and over again on this blog.  I tend to stick to gradients, dots, and floral manicures.  I started to think what I haven't done in a while and I haven't done a kitchen sink manicure.  This is where you take a bunch of techniques, do them all, and you end up with everything but the kitchen sink.

I was inspired by a lovely nail artist on Instagram who for the life of me I cannot remember.  If it was you, please, please, PLEASE, let me know because it's killing me that I can't remember.  All I know is that I was inspired after I saw a Besti Twin Nails this artist did with another artist.  It's annoying to me that I cannot remember two different bloggers.  Ugh.  I'm sorry.  Please forgive me.

Let's take a look at my kitchen sink manicure with dots and a gradient!




Colors Used:
  • China Glaze - Too Yacht to Handle
  • Orly - Be Daring
  • Orly - Purple Crush
  • Orly - French White
  • Zoya - Cosmo

I really love how this turned out.  The gradient, the dots, the textured glitter accent.  Everything is perfection.  I'm so proud of the multicolored dots.  Every time I do dots like this with different polishes, I tend to have a drying issue where the polishes get goopy and then my dots turn into theses stringy awful looking things.  There really is a science to dotting, and it's ten times easier to just do it with one color, not three.


Overall, I love the look and am so happy I did it.  I miss doing kitchen sink manicures and need to do them more often.  I love being able to blend a bunch of techniques together and make one gorgeous manicure.

What do you think?  Fan of the look?  Any idea who did this on Instagram?!

Check out the other Twinsie's!


Amanda at Amandalandish
Amanda at Fashion Footing
Amber at Nails Like Lace
Bridget at A Painted Nail
Chelsea at Nailed Blog
Jessica at Blue Velvet Lacquer
Lakeisha at Refined and Polished
Marisa at Polish Obsession
Róisín at Cuti-CLUE-les
Savannah at Addicted to Polish
Tiffany at Polished To Precision

Until next time, <3.