Bold Chevrons with Turquoise Accents

I’ve been loving dark colors lately, but every once in a while, I know I need a big change, just to recharge. I realized it has been a while since I had done any chevron manicures, so I set out to remedy that!

I don’t often use really bold color schemes, but that is what I wanted to do for this mani! I started off painting my pointer and middle finger with two coats of Barielle – Going to the Chapel. On my ring finger, is used 4 (!) coats of Butter London – Henley Regatta. Luckily, the base on this gorgeous glitter is really thin, so it didn’t feel like 4 layers of polish. Next time I will know to use an undie! On my Pinky finger, I painted two coats of Finger Paints – Bizerk Turq.

Bold Chevron Mani
Bold Chevron Mani

I applied topcoat to all layers and once it was dry, I used some large chevron vinyls from Glam My Mani and arranged them on the white nails. Once they were where I wanted them, I painted over top with Sinful Colors Black on Black and using a pair of tweezers, immediately removed the vinyls. I gave these nails a couple of minutes to dry and then applied a coat of Seche Vite on top to seal the art in and aid in drying time.

I looooove Henley Regatta! It was one of the polishes on my lust list and my husband picked it up for me as a Christmas present. The beautiful mix of blue, turquoise and green micro glitter is just beautiful and really wow in the sun! Here is a macro shot:

Butter London - Henley Regatta Macro
Butter London – Henley Regatta Macro

POLISHES:

  • Essie – Grow Stronger Base Coat
  • Barielle – Going to the Chapel
  • Butter London – Henley Regatta
  • Finger Paints – Bizerk Turq
  • Seche Vite – Dry Fast Top Coat

I absolutely love how this mani came out! I don’t normal wear such bold designs on my fingers, but it was so eye-catching and fun that it reinforced my need to step outside of my comfort zone occasionally!

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