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Blue and Green Watermarble: O is for: Old

I wasn’t sure what to do for old for the A2Z series challenge this week. I quite fancied creating a water marble though, so I picked three of my older untried polishes.

I used L’Oréal French Riviera, a light blue with a barely noticeable hint of shimmer, L’Oréal Blue Reef, a green-leaning dark teal, and Barry M Blueberry Icecream, a mid-blue that I can’t believe I have never used.

They water marbled really well. The Barry M took a few seconds to disperse in the water, and initially I thought it wasn’t going to work, but it came good in the end.

Blue and green water marble using L'Oréal French Riviera, L'Oréal Blue Reef and Barry M Blueberry Icecream
Blue and green water marble using L’Oréal French Riviera, L’Oréal Blue Reef and Barry M Blueberry Icecream

I managed to wipe off a little of the water marble at the cuticles when I cleaned up, so I just painted some more blue over it! It’s a bit slapdash all round, but I created it only half an hour ago and didn’t have much time before I needed to post!

I used Cotton, the new Barry M Gelly, as a base for the water marbled nails and was really pleased as it only need one coat. That makes Cotton a real winner – and my new go-to white base.

Blue and green water marble using L'Oréal French Riviera, L'Oréal Blue Reef and Barry M Blueberry Icecream
Blue and green water marble using L’Oréal French Riviera, L’Oréal Blue Reef and Barry M Blueberry Icecream

 

 

For this manicure I’ve used:
  • Water marble base: Barry M Cotton
  • Water marble colours: Barry M Blueberry Icecream, L’Oreal French Riviera, L’Oreal Blue Reef
  • Plain blue: Barry M Blueberry Icecream
  • Top coat: Glisten & Glow HK Girl


All manicure images are copyright to Kerruticles unless otherwise mentioned.

 

Here are the manicures from the other A2Zers:

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Comments

Tracey
Reply

Brilliant water marble, love the colours too xx

MO
Reply

Looks fantastic. All those blues together look brilliant and am super envious of your watermarbling skills x

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