Sunday, 15 July 2012

Rainbow Leopard Print Nails

When people ask what my favourite manicure to do is, I usually mention this one among my top 3. The leopard print manicure is so great because it's easy and always comes together in a really awesome way. With just 2 super easy steps!
I decided to try it out using a rainbow background because, who are we kidding, we all love rainbows. First, start by painting your nails whatever colour(s) you would like in the background. I did a red, orange, yellow, green, and blue nail on each hand, starting at the thumb.

Step 1: Irregular spots

Then, using a toothpick or small paintbrush, paint irregular spots on the nail, leaving some space in between them (check out the photo to see what I mean). I used white for this manicure but you can use any colours you find compliments the base. 

Step 2: "C" and "U" shapes

Then, again with either a toothpick or a small paintbrush and black polish, outline the spots with "C" and "U" shapes, but leave a portion of each spot not-outlined. After you have done that, fill in the empty areas on the nails with black specks, tiny lines, and "C" and "U" shapes.

And that's it! It's super easy and always looks great. 

Rainbow leopard print nails

Plus, you can switch up the background and spot colours and try out different combinations which is always a plus. Here are some other versions of the leopard print manicure that we have done. Check 'em out!
 Gold and Brown Leopard Nails

 Grey and Peach Leopard Nails

 Grey and Periwinkle Leopard Nails

Pink and White Leopard Nails

 Purple Leopard Nails

 Silver and Blue Leopard Nails

 Silver and Fuchsia Leopard Nails

Turquoise and Neon Green Leopard Nails
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  1. Oooh, the grey and peach pattern is amazing! I love the contrasting colors!

  2. I've tagged you in a Liebster Award tag :)

  3. Wow! Looks like it requires some serious skill, I keep asking my wife why it took her so long to get through beauty school haha