It's about time Spring made an appearance, so rather than wait for the sun to shine we decided that we're going to bring it out... via our nails.
These following two nail designs were done with the hope of Spring arriving and sticking around too.
Whilst we did see a little sun over the weekend, this week's weather forecast isn't looking too good.
First up we have a bling-tastic nail design.
For this look I used five different pastel shades as the base colours, and a silver glitter varnish from No.7 as a top coat and baby blue gems on my ring finger.
The nail colours I used were:
Lilac - the brand new OPI Euro Centrale collection, You're Such a Budapest.
Peach - Barry M
Pink - OPI Nicki Minaj limited edition collection, Pink Friday
Mint Green - Essie's Mint Candy Apple
Baby blue - Barry M, Pale Blue
Secondly, we have a mint nail with a feature index nail.
For the base colours I used Essie Mint Candy Apple and Barry M peach, after applying my new saviour OPI's Nail Envy.
I started using this just a couple of weeks ago and my nails are unbelievably stronger - I honestly can't recommend it enough.
Then, for the feature nail I used a brand new nail varnish from InVogue - their beauitful feather nail varnish. (Available from Superdrug, £3.49)
Very similar to the Nails Inc versions, but a much more cost-friendly option. I used the Barry M varnish underneath to give it a base colour, which was the same as some of the feather-effect. The peach and white speckles are in a clear-varnish solution so you could apply to a nake nail for a more defined look.
On top of my nails I applied the brand new Nails Inc Kensington Caviar top coat. Which I absolutely love.
The gel effect gives a perfect glossy finish and gives the whole manicure staying power. I had this nail design on for five days before I took it off and it hadn't chipped one little bit.
It does make taking your varnish off that little bit harder - something similar to removing a gel manicure. But it's completely worth that little hard work for a manicure that lasts that long and looks as good as it does.
Femalefirst Taryn Davies