Friday, October 13, 2017

Digit-al Dozen: Throwback to Luciferia

Greetings and Nailutations,

It has been an amazing Digit-al Dozen Week using the prompt Throwback.  I had my tribute to Sally, Bumble, Clown and yesterday a Butterfly.  Today we are going old school, as in college days, back in the late 90's-early 2000's (yes I'm dating myself).


Let's get to the details.

This photo was taken at my grandmother's house, I lived with her for 2 years in college - 30 minute bus ride was closer than a 90 minutes bus ride to college and was cheaper than staying near the University.  And do I really need to explain home cooked meals?  :)  I saw this costume and wanted to use it for nail art, but it's all red, so what was I going to do?


Products used:
Polish My Life - Little Red Dress
Butter London - Nail Foundation
Glisten and Glow - Top Coat
Calm Your Tips - Nail Vinyls
Clear Jelly Stamper - Big Bling Stamper (press sample)
LINA Nail Art Supplies - License to Be Sexy 01 Plate, which I purchased from What's Up Nails in store
Cuticula - Scented Nail Tape

I started with a base of Nail Foundation.  For me, it is the perfect nude that takes my visible nail line down a few notches.  I then topped it with top coat.  After that dried, I used Fire vinyls and Little Red Dress to create flames at the tips of my nails to mimic the ends of my dress.  Once that dried, I stamped with Little Red Dress and License To Be Sexy 01 Plate which represent my red fishnets - ooh la la!  Everything is topped with top coat.





This look was super easy to do and I love how it turned out!  I have had a blast with these manis all week and I hope you have enjoyed seeing them too!  Be sure to check out the other Throwbacks below!

Happy Polishing,
Kristi aka BeginNails



15 comments:

  1. Those match perfectly! Girl you have been so busy props to you for getting the whole week done! Have fun tonight!

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  2. This is such a clever interpretation of that costume!

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  3. Your Luciferia is so cute! You are killing it with Halloween looks right now!

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  4. yes to homecooked meals. Don't we all love our grandma?!

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  5. What a fun manicure. I love that the red fishnet can be used in other nail art too. Great idea (your grandmother told me to say that!)

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  6. You translated the costume to your nails superbly!

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  7. That costume is hot, but the nails are freaking scorching! Beautiful.

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  8. So cute! Love that you were inspired by the outfit.

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  9. As always, your inspo is perfect!

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  10. Those are so sexy! Love the red on red!

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  11. You are so adorable! And this mani is fire!

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  12. Love these! They match the costume perfectly x

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  13. Perfect interpretation of your costume and a gorgeous manicure!

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  14. I love these! They have such a sexy edge to them! ;)

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