Glitter & Nude Manicure



Today I wanted to share a mani with you after what seems the longest time ever ... I really wanted to wear nude nails but after applying the lacquer they seemed a little bit boring, so I quickly (and clumsily) sponged a little bit of pink glitter on top of the manicure.

I used Bourjois So Laque Glossy 11 Indispen-sable nail polish first, which is my favourite nude at the moment. I really like Orly's Pure Porcelain and OPI's Barefoot in Barcelona, and this is the perfect mix of the two - very milky, great to apply and light, but doesn't give me mannequin hands, so it's just perfect. Then, I used a regular kitchen sponge, cut it up and sponged some glitter on the top half of my nails. I used Catrice Luxury Lacquers Liquid Metal 03 My Satin Ballet Shoes. This nail polish really looks like glitter but is quite runny and not at all coarse, great to apply and easy to remove.

I love this look, it's very pretty and understated, but still just a little bit special! Gradients with glitter or shimmery nail polishes work great and I'll definitely be doing them more often. Just thought I'd share this quick work appropriate mani with you - hope you like it.

What are you wearing on your nails today?

12 comments

  1. Wish I didn't have job that required doing the dishes constantly and preparing food! I love doing my nails!! they look awesome :)

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    1. I actually hate doing my nails :( Come do mine, haha!

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  2. That nude is a beautiful colour, I love the application of those Bourjois polishes!

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    1. They're just the right amount of runny, aren't they?

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  3. I love the look of glitter on nude polishes. One of my favourites is gold with a baby-pink toned nude.

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  4. o kok fajn :D! zgleda kot, da maš ful posla s temi bleščicami pa gre očitn kr hitro :)! moram probat.

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    1. Res je fajn, ker je tale lakec z bleščicami ful lažji za odstranjevat kot večina podobnih :)

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  5. I love this colour combination, so pretty!
    Maddy, xo // UNSTITCHEDD

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  6. I don't like it, I LOVE it! It's the perfect manicure :)

    Jessica
    the.pyreflies.org

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  7. I love the colour combo! Today I'm wearing a dusty blue, I'll try to post about it tonight! ;)

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  8. They're so pretty! Love this <3

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