Watercolor Fall Floral

This mani is actually from last Friday, but I am behind in posting them. I did this for the BHB weekly challenge prompt of Fall Floral. I think it ended up being more Spirng Floral, but I think it still works!

Watercolor Fall Floral
Watercolor Fall Floral

I started this off with 2 coats of Revlon – Pale Cashmere. This is the last time I will use this polish before sticking it into my “get rid of” bin. I love the color, but the formula was hideous. To soften the colors I was using and make them a bit easier to brush on, I added a bit of polish thinner. The water consistency of the polishes gave me much softer edges. When I had all of the colors layered on in flower shapes, I added a bit of brown to each color and went in over the original flower shapes a second time. Once that was dry, I used a small dotting tool to add the dots in the center of the flowers.

POLISHES:

  • Sally Hansen Nail Nutrition – Green Tea + Olive Growth
  • Revlon – Pale Cashmere
  • Sinful Colors – Hazard
  • Sinful Colors – Mint Apple
  • OPI – Don’t Talk Bach to M
  • Zoya – Spencer
  • Zoya – Emilia
  • Seche Vite – Dry Fast Top Coat

I love how this came out, even if it was more Spring-y than Fall and I will definitely refine this technique down the road, because painting with the thinned polishes is very nice!

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