Manicure Monday: Silver Tips

Hello and welcome to manicure Monday. Created simply because it’s a good excuse for me to talk about nail polishes and will hopefully be something that carry’s on throughout 2013!

I hope you all had a great weekend and are enjoy 2013 so far!

 Over the last few days I have been wearing my nails a little different and it is actually inspired by a picture I saw somewhere on the internet. I don’t personally really like traditional french manicure’s too much any more and thing this is a nice, fun take one it. After applying a natural nail nude I applied a grey colour to the tips as if it were a french manicure. After that was all dry I used a glitter from the middle of the nail to the tip concentrating it in the centre of the nail and using little around the edges.

It was super easy to do but seemed to prove very popular on Instagram! I’d recommend using a glitter that isn’t too concentrated I used Mavala Sparkling silver for this one but some of the Barry M glitters would work well too.

Why not try it in another colour too? What have you been wearing on your nails recently? 
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46 Comments

  1. 7th January 2013 / 10:18 pm

    Wow that looks so pretty!! I need to try this 🙂

    Anna xx
    a-hint-of-glitter.blogspot.co.uk

  2. 7th January 2013 / 10:22 pm

    Love the final look x

  3. 7th January 2013 / 10:23 pm

    They look great! Very pretty 🙂 xx

    seeking–serendipity.blogspot.com

    • 7th January 2013 / 11:06 pm

      Just had a look they look great! Think the pink look will inspire my next post! X

  4. 7th January 2013 / 10:43 pm

    beautiful manicure.i find your nail posts so inspirational.Thank you

    • 7th January 2013 / 11:07 pm

      Aw, thanks! That means a lot but I must admit they are fun to do/write! XX

  5. 7th January 2013 / 10:43 pm

    Love this look, I did something similar today with Barry m silver glitter x

    • 7th January 2013 / 11:08 pm

      Thanks, I love Barry M glitter polishes! X

  6. 7th January 2013 / 10:45 pm

    Love this mani, I usually do this with black nails an gold glitter thegoodowl.blogspot.com xo

    • 7th January 2013 / 11:07 pm

      I need to give that a go! X

  7. 7th January 2013 / 11:13 pm

    So so pretty! Simple but gorgeous! Xx

    gigglesandmakeup.blogspot.co.uk

    • 7th January 2013 / 11:18 pm

      Thank you! I'm glad you like it! X

  8. 7th January 2013 / 11:14 pm

    On Instagram you said that they were gel nails. its that a gel coating over your natural nails or do you also have false once on then gel?

    They look lovely x

    • 7th January 2013 / 11:23 pm

      Just double checked my Intagram, thought I'd made a mistake but I didn't say there were gels. I've never worn gels and these are my real nails, there is a few layers of top coat on it though. Seche Vite, that's why there is a good shine.

      Glad you like them XX

    • 8th January 2013 / 11:06 am

      No thats not a problem! XX

  9. 7th January 2013 / 11:40 pm

    These are so cute! I seriously wish I had some sort of nail polish applying skills! I can only manage to do one hand! Love the pale pink/silver with the glitter 🙂
    Jen
    Xxx
    whatjendidnext.blogspot.co.uk

    • 8th January 2013 / 12:18 am

      It's such a hard thing to do, put practice makes perfect (well maybe not perfect, but better haha) XX

  10. 8th January 2013 / 12:09 am

    so pretty, loving the silver.

    studsanddreams.blogspot.com

  11. 8th January 2013 / 1:28 am

    They look really pretty 🙂

  12. 8th January 2013 / 9:38 am

    These are so cute! Love it 🙂

  13. 8th January 2013 / 11:24 am

    This looks beautiful! So going to try it.
    x

  14. 8th January 2013 / 12:58 pm

    This looks amazing! I MUST give it a whirl 🙂 xxx.

  15. 8th January 2013 / 4:30 pm

    I absolutely love the pink glitter that you've used in the other look, what is it!? I did my nails in this style for NYE, I love it! 🙂 x

  16. 8th January 2013 / 8:38 pm

    So pretty 🙂

  17. 11th January 2013 / 3:51 pm

    I love these! So simple and so pretty! I'm into nail art but this is something I've never tried before! xx

  18. 12th January 2013 / 1:12 pm

    So nice and simple.

  19. 23rd January 2013 / 2:32 pm

    I love these!! Definitely going to try it out!J x

    Becomingraje.blogspot.com

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