Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Nail Art for Beginners: Pink and Black combo



Beautiful day everyone! Most of you already know that I love wearing nail colors and to further enhance my addiction to nail polishes, I am now learning how to do nail arts. I've been watching youtube videos and reading blogs for nail art tutorial. It doesn't really require you to have a steady hands, practice is all you need my friend! Anyway, I would like to show you how to do a simple nail art design just like the picture below, this is for beginners like me.



First and foremost, apply a base coat to protect your nails from getting all yellowish. I used TFS's Nail Strengthener.


Apply your base color. I want to create a gothic but chic and sassy look so I came up with a Pink and Black Combo. I used Caronia's Claret for the Pink and Caronia's Black Velvet. The shade of Claret is a bit darker than the usual Hot Pink. But of course, you can use any shade of pink preferably neon pink or hot pink but I would discourage you from using any light pink and baby pink shades since the color won't turn out great, remember we want a bit of goth. =) Then let it dry. You have to make sure that the nails are really, really dry.

Then get a tape, you can either use a scotch tape or masking tape. Then stick it to your nail as a guide to create a straight diagonal line like this:


Get your black nail polish and apply the polish from the masking tape to the tip of your nails. It should look like this: (I'm still waiting for the nail polish in my middle finger to dry before I could stick the masking tape).



Gently remove the masking tape. No need to wait for the polish to dry, just remember to take it off slowly.


  To add more design, if you have a dotting tool you can add 3 pink dots on the black part of your nails, it is up to you on how you want the dots to appear. As for me, I want it in a slant position. Sweethearts, you can be resourceful too! If you do not have any dotting tool, you could use ballpen, toothpick or just about anything with a sharp tip. I couldn't find any ballpen when I was doing the design and I saw my eyeshadow's sponge applicator so I just used the tip to dot. (I'm not using it anyway..hahaha!)




 Lastly, once the dots are all dry, seal the design with a clear base or top coat. I used TFS's Top Coat. Just let it dry and you're done! 


 I hope you liked my simple nail art tutorial, this is really easy...try it guys!

Keep on smiling and have a sweet day to you all!
~ The Pink Chinadoll♥♥♥




42 comments:

  1. My daughter will love this post!

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  2. Clever! I love this! I wish I can have my nails longer but that would be impossible as I am always baking. Well, maybe when I attend a special occasion.

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  3. ohh, cute nails! great job Coline :)

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  4. Thanks for the tutorial! It's great for a noob like me :D

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  5. This is cute.:D

    I am your newest follower!:D

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    ...and everything girly under the sun!

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  6. you do your nails like a pro...more nailart tips please.

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  7. Oh wow! I love this! I'm gonna try this one out for sure, thankQ for sharing this, girlie xoxo

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  8. How I love the pink & blank combo! I would really love to try this dear! I hope I can do it perfectly just like yours. :)

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  9. Great tip on the masking tape! I have unsteady hands, and this will do the trick. Love the color combination too, sweet & wicked! =) Great job, tweenie!

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  10. Stopping by from Follow Me Back Tuesday. Great site. I like your style. Will you come do my nails? Following you now. I will be back!

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  11. I'm a new follower from Follow Me Back Tuesday.
    I hope you'll come check me out at PS Mom Reviews and follow me too!

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  12. Cool blog! Following you from FMBT - hope to see you at Dropped Stitches.

    xo Erin

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  13. New follower from Tuesday blog hopping.

    Happy Tuesday!

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  14. ♥jessica♥ thanks for following dear...followed you back too! =)

    ♥Marj♥ it's okay if your nail is short there are nail art designs for short nails too! I do cut my nails very short too, but it will only take a few weeks to grow them long again wink*wink

    ♥Locke♥ thanks and thanks for the wonderful review =)

    ♥dina♥ yes it's perfect for beginners like us hihihi

    ♥Marie♥ thanks dear...following you back already

    ♥Jing♥ thanks I know you'll love the colors..pretty wicked!

    ♥aidasan♥ just keep on trying..practice makes it perfect or almost perfect lols

    ♥theBeautifier♥ yes, try it then take a nice picture of it hihihi

    ♥niQ♥ thanks sis, pag may free time we can do this...it'll be our mega bonding time

    ♥Dang♥ thanks..i really love the color too..it's so me hahaha..sweet and wicket hahaha. How was your Bangkok trip?

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  15. I love your new layout! I never thought masking tapes were used for nail art - thanks for the tips! I wasn't able to get some nice nail polish yet, but once I did, I'll do the art! Can you recommend what brand is the best? I am using Caronia now.

    Take Care

    Thanks,
    Sey

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  16. Hi there^^ I'm a new follower ^^ Nice blog ! Feel free to follow back my blog too ^^ Thx a lot ^^

    btw I'm kinda jealous you can make such a great nail work. I'm suck in that >_<

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  17. that's awesome!!! thanks for the step by step procedure!! your nail design look cute! :D

    Animated Confessions

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  18. nice. love it! =D

    XO NANCY

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  19. Yay! Another nail DIY for beginners like me. Thanks again dearie! I'm really learning a lot from you. I hope to wear this simple nail art next week.

    Lots of love,

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  20. nice! thanks for sharing this! :)

    p.s. i am a new follower. visit and maybe follow my blog too? thanks! :)
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  21. Thanks for sharing this sis! will try it one of these days! =)

    Btw sis, I've been having troubles w/ my blog feed lately, and its now fixed.
    If u have some time, Please UNfollow me then FOLLOW me again so that my posts will now be visible in ur dashboard.
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  22. wow! seems so easy to do from your post. i hope i can achieve this as well.. :) i'm not so ambidextrous.. :) hehehe!

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  23. wow! this one's pretty cool and simple! thank you for sharing this step by step.. :D i remembered sis Jhoice.. she loves posting entries about nail arts too.. :D keep em' coming sis.. ;)

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  24. nice.. thanks for the tips colleen!!

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  25. This is so cute! I gotta try it :)

    ~Lily
    banappleart.blogspot.com

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  26. I am soooooo gonna try this!!
    But.. doesn't it take veryyy long for the dots to dry??

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  27. I am soooooo gonna try this!!
    But.. doesn't it take veryyy long for the dots to dry??

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  28. Yay! Another nail DIY for beginners like me. Thanks again dearie! I'm really learning a lot from you. I hope to wear this simple nail art next week.

    Lots of love,

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  29. nice. love it! =D

    XO NANCY

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  30. New follower from Tuesday blog hopping.

    Happy Tuesday!

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  31. Stopping by from Follow Me Back Tuesday. Great site. I like your style. Will you come do my nails? Following you now. I will be back!

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  32. Oh wow! I love this! I'm gonna try this one out for sure, thankQ for sharing this, girlie xoxo

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  33. Thanks for the tutorial! It's great for a noob like me :D

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  34. My daughter will love this post!

    Hi! I'm your newest GFC follower from Follow Me Back Tuesday. Would love it if you'd follow me back at Mom of all Trades.

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  35. This is so adorable! Can I cross post this on Kikay Exchange (http://kikay.exchange.ph)? Will be linking back to your site of course :) 

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  36. PinkChinadoll8/16/11, 8:38 PM

    sure dear no problem! :) Hugs!♥

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  37.  Here you go: http://kikay.exchange.ph/users/jillsabs/posts/notd/2011/09/01/nail-art-for-beginners-pink-and-black-combo

    Is it ok if I create an account for you on Kikay Exchange so that your nail art will get credited to you? At the moment it says 'by

    jillsabs', which I want to change.

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  38. oh wow this looks so fab yet so simple to do! brilliant,i love it! xxx

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  39. silverlight9/7/12, 6:23 PM

    so goooood and simple... am going to try it out..!!

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