Lit from Within: GOT Polish - Blue Ruffles
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Thursday, March 20, 2014

GOT Polish - Blue Ruffles


Hello, Fireflies!

Today's Golden Oldie Thursday challenge is a Ruffle mani, which is, of course, a striped mani done with a dotting tool, so that the stripes are, well, ruffled.  Natch.

Personally, I like Pointless Cafe's version on Instagram.

I started with Models Own Beth's Blue.  So gorgeous.  So temperamental.  So worth it.

Models Own Beth's Blue

First dotted layer - Sinful Colors Jolt, a bright robin's egg blue.  Great formula.  The color reminds me a bit of that Rockstar Nails fiasco from the Beauty Box 5 sub box.  This one is about $2 and is awesome.
  
Sinful Colors Jolt, a bright robin's egg blue

Next, MAC Blue India, a muted grey-blue.  I love the artwork on the bottle. Lawd, I am making a mess, though.  Clean up on Aisle 9!

MAC Blue India, a muted grey-blue

Finally, Zoya Sailor, a navy blue creme.  And, maybe a few dots of Beth's Blue to make the Ruffle a little more obvious.

Zoya Sailor, a navy blue creme

Topcoat smooths it out and melds the layers together.


Rrrrrruffles have rrrrrrrridges! Such a fun mani to do, and hard to mess up.


Bottle shot:  Models Own Beth's Blue, Sinful Colors Jolt, MAC Blue India, and Zoya Sailor.

Bottle shot:  Models Own Beth's Blue, Sinful Colors Jolt, MAC Blue India, and Zoya Sailor.

What do you have with your Ruffles?



21 comments:

  1. Looks great! The blues you chose go well together too.

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  2. i love the colors you chose for this mani

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  3. I love this mani! Such a cute idea.

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  4. This is adorable! I love the color combination too!

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  5. CUTE CUTE CUTE! Nidia, you always have cute nails!!

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  6. Hehe, ruffles are cute! I wanna try them now!

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  7. Love! It reminds me of the waves in the ocean!

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  8. Those blues are amazing. Great ruffles!!!

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  10. Cute! The colors you picked are perfect together!

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  11. Love it! The finished mani looks very pretty!

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  12. Love this design! Almost reminds me of a stormy sky!

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