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DIY Sea Glass Nail Polish

I’m so excited to share with you, my DIY Sea Glass Nail Polish!!  It’s the perfect Summer nail art and even better it’s incredible easy.  I’m all about an easy beauty DIY!  I’m going to show you the exact nail polishes I used to get this look and how easy it is to do.  Scroll down to see more!

I think what I love best about this is the ethereal effect having sea glass nails gives off, especially in the sunlight!  It could have also been because I chose this beautiful aqua shade.  Blues and purples tend to give off that ethereal quality.  I’m pretty sure mermaids would approve!

I don’t know if you would call these “ingredients” per se, but are you ready?  The list is super short:

  • Revlon Transforming Effects Matte Top Coat
  • Sinful Colors Wonder Mint – don’t let the name fool you, it’s really a pretty turquoise color!
  • Tissue
  • Something to mix the nail polish in – I used a plastic lid but you could also use an empty nail polish bottle

 

DIY Sea Glass Nail Polish

 

 

  1. Pour out some of your matte nail polish into your mixing container.  I found that a 4:1 ratio of clear to aqua gave enough color but still let the polish stay transparent.  If you’d like to go even lighter, you could do a 5:1 ratio.
  2. Add your aqua nail polish.
  3. Use the tissue to wipe off your aqua nail brush and use the brush to mix up your polish.  *Note:  The color will look thicker and almost milky in the container
  4. If you used the 4:1 ratio, get a good amount of nail polish on your nail brush and apply one coat and one coat only.  *Note:  If you find that your polish isn’t as colorful as you’d like, don’t add a second coat!  Instead remove the polish from your nail, and add a teeny tiny amount of aqua to your mix and reapply.
  5. If you used the 5:1 ratio, I still recommend trying to apply only one coat, but I did find that adding a second coat was okay.  It just wasn’t as transparent as I would have liked.

*One last note:  If you are using a container that doesn’t have a lid, the nail polish will dry really fast in your container.  So you’ve got to be quick when you apply it.

 

DIY Sea Glass Nail Polish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Top Spring Nail Polish Trends

I’m excited to share my top Spring nail polish trends for 2020 with you!  It already feels like Spring and I don’t know about you but I’m ready for a refresh of wardrobe, hair and of course, nails!  Take a look at the top six nail polish trends I’ve uncovered for Spring 2020.

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Top Nail Polish Trends for 2020

Today I’m sharing my favorite nail polish trends for 2020!  This year I’m loving all the shimmer, nudes and metallics but don’t worry I haven’t left my favorite turquoise color behind.  2020 is all about small delicate details whether you’re going with bold colors or shiny metallics.  I feel like this year’s nail polish trends are following the jewelry trend of delicate sparkling layers.   Take a look and and let me know what you think!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nail Polish Trends for 2019

Nail Polish Trends for 2019

Loving the mermaid-esque nature of this iridescent nail polish!!

 

Nail Polish Trends for 2019

 

 

Nail Polish Trends for 2019

This seashell mani is everything!

 

Nail Polish Trends for 2019

Pearl embellishments are making a come back especially for brides!

 

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Nail Polish Trends for 2019

Kind of obsessed with these black and white palm tree nails!

 

 

Nail Polish Trends for 2019

crystal clear and long is super trendy right now for 2019!

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Nail Polish Trends for 2019

 

 

Nail Polish Trends for 2019

I’m loving all the super shiny nail polish trends for 2019!!!

 

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Spring Nail Art Trends for 2018

For most of Winter I gave my nails a break from nail polish.  Not going to lie, it was actually kind of hard.  I missed the lacquer and the shine!  Now as we head into Spring, I’m ready to jump back into these sweet nail art trends for 2018.  Take a look:

 

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Top Nail Polish Trends for 2018

I’m excited to share my top nail polish trends for 2018 with you!  The past two weeks I’ve been giving my nails a break from nail polish (always a good thing!) but now I’m ready to head back to the nail salon with some trending new nail art ideas.  Take a look at the top five trends I’ve uncovered for 2018.

Shimmer is in and glitter is out!  Shimmering nail polish is back for 2018 and the best part about it?  It’s so much easier to remove than glitter!

Top Nail Polish Trends for 2018

Pink is my current color of choice for the shimmer trend!

Top Nail Polish Trends for 2018

Top Nail Polish Trends for 2018

 

Simple minimalist nail art is back on trend.  If you’re ever in a hurry these nail designs are usually quick and easy to achieve.

Top Nail Polish Trends for 2018

Top Nail Polish Trends for 2018

This is another favorite of mine!

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3D nail art is a fun way to take your nail polish to new heights (literally).  I especially love these starfish nails below!  I recommend not over doing it and keeping it to a max of 4 – 5 nails.

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Along with shimmering nail polish, silver and gold are trending for 2018.  I love the pop of metallic for Spring and Summer 2018.

Top Nail Polish Trends for 2018

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When you know the rules you also learn how to break them.  Purposefully painting your nails so they look grown out is a new trend for 2018 and one that I’m oddly loving!

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Top 7 Fall Nail Art

Today I’m sharing my top 7 trends for nail art this Fall.  Check it out! and you can find even more Fall nail art inspiration linked at the bottom of this post!

Top 7 Fall Nail Art for 2017

Dark blues with pops of sparkle

 

Top 7 Fall Nail Art for 2017

Purple grays

 

Top 7 Fall Nail Art for 2017

Layered hues

 

Top 7 Fall Nail Art for 2017

Blue grays

 

Top 7 Fall Nail Art for 2017

Rich color with glitter accents

 

Top 7 Fall Nail Art for 2017

Galaxy nails!

 

Top 7 Fall Nail Art for 2017

Negative space nail art, being used in new ways for 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spring Nail Art Trends for 2017

Many of the nail art trends that I talked about in my Nail Polish Trends for 2017 posts are still trending for Spring.   As well as a few new trends that are Spring inspired that I wanted to share with you.  I think my favorite trend for Spring is the gemstone inspired nail art.  (see below)  Today I’m sharing this opal nail art but turquoise is another popular one!  Although I love the opal for Spring because of it’s naturally light colors and iridescent qualities.  Check it out!

 

 

 

Stop by my Instagram to check out the Wire Nail Art I made!

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Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Island Paradise is one of the pantone colors for 2017 and I love this color for everything from nails to furniture!

 

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Metallic nails are big for the beginning of 2017 and not just the usually gold and silver. Think colorful metallics for 2017!

 

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Copper was a huge trend for the home in 2016 but for 2017 expect to be seeing it on fingertips instead!

 

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

The nude nail trend continues into 2017 with just a hint of pink.

 

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Nail Polish Trends for 2017

Lapis blue is another pantone color for 2017. Add a matte coat to this bold color for a luxe look.

Find more nail art here on Pinterest.

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Top 5 Nail Art Trends for Fall

Here’s a look at our Top 5 nail art trends for Fall that we can’t get enough of!  You can view more nail art designs.

Top 5 Nail Art Trends for Fall

Keeping it cozy with a cable knit nail design

Top 5 Nail Art Trends for Fall

Metallic tips

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Blue half moons

Top 5 Nail Art Trends for Fall

Rose gold isn’t just for home decor

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A slice of silver

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