How to do an easy peasy glitter mani in 10 minutes

Glitter maniIt’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Well, it’s BEEN looking like Christmas. Just ask the malls. But I thought “hey, let’s take this Christmas feeling to my nails!” And in about 10 minutes, I did a super duper easy peasy glitter mani that was so easy to do, I feel like it might not even deserve this blog post. But it does. It definitely does!

As always, I reached for a bunch of colors that my friends over at Essence had sent me. These 3, in particular, stood out of me and I really struggled to pick a fave. Can’t they all be my fave? Gee thanks guys! 🙂

mani4The beautiful grey is called #81 So what? and goes on really smoothly, with killer coverage. This is 2 coats with no top coat. The glossiness is pretty impressive, hey?

The navy blue is called #78 Royal blue and it reminds me of the Essence matte ‘My blue jeans’. This one is NOT a matte though, but the gloss gives it a beautiful finish.

I ended up choosing the pretty mint green #83 Pretty cool life. I love that it’s almost a dirty mint, and not super bright. The paint went on smoothly, with 2 coats doing the trick. Once it was dry, I stared at it for a while… how dare I even attempt to cover up this beauty with nail art! It’s stunning all on it’s own! Don’t you think?! glitter mani

Then I had a brain wave (also, Curly was about to wake up from her nap, so I needed to think quick) and grabbed a bottle of silver glitter polish that I had buried in the deep recesses of my nail polish tool box. I simply dabbed some of the glitter paint onto the bottom ends of my nails, and then used my top coat to fill in the ridges. Once that was dry, I applied another layer of top coat onto the entire nail. And that was that! I mean, really, how much easier do you want it to be?

Merry Christmas friends!

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4 Comments

  1. Oh my goodness! That grey and that navy blue polish is the best! Love those colours and the glitter at the bottom of the nail only is genius. Thank you for sharing

  2. U r super good at these now hey… Love the nails! Must try! With a baby I love 10min jobs plus I love the essence gel too must try this mint colour!!!

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