So i've decided that i LOVE taping. Simple designs are so easy and they come out amazing (most of the time) I just love that feeling of pulling of the messy tape and revealing a really neat design. So today I decided to challenge my taping abilities. I made different shapes with the tape and used three colors to fill them in (OPI Stranger Tides, which is becoming one of my go to colors, American Apparel Neon Yellow, and Essie Mint Candy Apple) 
The trick with the taping is when the polish is too dry it can pull up on the edges when you pull the tape off. But it's hard to avoid this problem when you are using three colors and multiple coats on each. So I haven't exactly figured out how to avoid this problem. Although I did notice that the OPI didn't pull up nearly as much as the Essie and American Apparel. I think because I put them on thicker. Who knows. Anyways, Enjoy!
 
 
So as the first "official" manicure of this new blog, I decided to make one inspired by the blog's design. So I gathered the colors I thought would be appropriate for this inspired manicure and got to work.
I started off with a white base...
I then did a gradual pink gradient, getting dark at the tips and using the fluorescent pink acrylic as the darkest color. 
I even added neon pink under the tips. (my first time trying this and I think it looks pretty awesome, pictures don't do it justice)
I finished off the look with a nail head inspired mint green triangle. 
 

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    Helloo nail heads!
    Let me just start by saying I am by no means a lacquerista goddess....I am merely a graphic university student who has acquired a recent obsession with all things nails. 
    It all started with a couple bottles of nail polish and has blossomed into a collection of polishes, nail brushes, dotting tools, and stamping supplies. 
    So after a while browsing various nail sites, and discovering how many other people shared my passion I decided to start up this nail blog to keep track of my ever-changing nails. 

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