12/20/16

Glitter Christmas Tree Nail Art

The glitter saga continues!!


After #GlitterWeek ended, I felt slightly deprived of sparkles, and so I started experimenting with the NYX Face & Body Glitters to test how versatile they really can be. While I had a ton of fun creating festive makeup looks using these sparkly pigments, I wanted to see how they would work on other parts of my body - like my nails! I came up with this Christmas-y manicure and I absolutely love how it turned out! It was also really easy too!


I started with a black base and used tape to create triangle shapes (like a Christmas tree). After applying a fresh coat of nail polish to act as an adhesive, I generously sprinkled the glitter pigments over the top and let it dry before removing each piece of tape. I chose to use pink, blue and gold, but this look can be recreated using absolutely any colour! I would suggest trying a white base instead of black to make the glitters pop a little more.


Finally, I glued a star stud at the point of each triangle and the nail art was complete! The NYX pigments have silver reflects, so it really looks like twinkling lights shining on a tree.


If you're going to try to re-create this manicure, I'd suggest using a top coat to lock everything in place or you'll end up with sparkles everywhere!!!! On your face, in your hair, on your clothes and in your food...

Ps. In case you missed any posts from #GlitterWeek, check them out by clicking any of these links below:

Festive Twinkling Blue Liner
Add Some Glitz To Your Lips
Sparkly Gold Cut Crease Holiday Makeup

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