Pink and blue watercolour nails with Barry M polishes
I wanted to try a spotted water marble, using some bright colours over a white base, but it just wasn’t working for me. I’m not sure what was wrong … the water temperature, the polishes I used, or the hairspray I used. But my polish wasn’t spreading well on the water and I couldn’t get a nice pattern at all. I must give it a go another day as it looks great.
So, as my nails already had OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls on them, I had to try something else. After a bit of a rethink, I decided to try water colour nails, which I haven’t done before either.
Using two of my favourite Barry M polishes – Turquoise and Fuchsia – I thinned the polishes with polish thinner. Some tutorials I’ve seen say that you can use acetone, but I was worried this might do too much damage to my base coat.
I did the blue first , then the pink. I just put a drop of polish onto a plate, then used my cleanup brush and some polish thinner to thin them out a little, and then literally just splodged the colours on randomly.
- Colour: two coats of OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls
- Watercolour polishes: Barry M Turquoise and Barry M Fuchsia
- Top coat: Seche Vite
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