With it being Remembrance week, I decided to create a poppy nail art look, so that I can not only wear a poppy on my jacked as a symbol of remembrance but also my nails. As always I have put together a step-by-step tutorial with images as to how I create this nail art so if you want to find out how you could create a look similar to this yourself keep reading…
What will you need?
Step 1: Paint all nails in two coats of Monogamous.
Step 2: Using the dotting tool and Nail Varnish in Ruthless add the base of the poppies onto the nails.
Step 3: Taking the brush end of the dotting tool and Nail Varnish in Unnatural, lightly brush from the centre of the each flower out, to give the flowers some texture.
Step 4: Again taking the dotting tool and Nail Varnish in Boosh, create the centre of each poppy.
Step 5: Once all nails are dry paint a layer of Top Coat onto each nail. This will fix the nail art into place, prevent chipping and give the nails a shine!
I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial. If you recreate this look or any other of my nail art designs I would love to see a photo so #Illamasqua on Instagram, @Illamasqua on Twitter or post a photo on our Facebook Wall. Also let me know if you have any ideas for future nail art designs!
Until next time, Samantha x