I really wanted to title this post Galaxy dilema, never has painting my nails got me so worked up before, because Galaxy is such a beautiful design and I hadn't got a clue where to start.
After hours of research on YouTube looking for the best tutorial video I thought I had found it.
A gorgeous but seemingly straight forward video by cutepolish.I watched the video countless times, discussed tactics with my hubby, decided on colours and pretty much thought I had it in the bag.
So today I laid out all the equipment I would need.
Black, white, yellow and pink polish, make up sponge, cocktail stick, tweezers, glitter polish and top coat, wished myself luck and began.
That's when I hit a brick wall, I had seriously under estimated what needed to be done, with a quick watch of the video again I carried on.
By the time I had finished I hated what I had done and the amount of time I had wasted on a rubbish design.
Now don't get me wrong the cutepolish video is highly instructive and her nail art abilities are fabulous, it just wasn't something I could pull off, plus my version of the colours just didn't work.
Back on to YouTube I went searching again for some inspiration and I found it, in the form of missjenfabulous. A lovely bubbly American lady and author of the blog polishandpearls.com.
Her approach to the Galaxy design was so simple but effective I just had to have a go.
I am overjoyed with the results, the colours work so well together(well my version of them anyway)with a bit of artistic license I chose blue, purple, grey and white, in my opinion it looks more like the galaxy I have envisioned and so much more time efficient. Taking away drying time the design was completed within about 10 minutes.
I actually can't wait for the 15 day challenge to finish so I can do a full manicure of the simple galaxy design.
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