I couldn't decide if I loved this manicure or hated it, but I'm happy to say that it actually looks like the design it was inspired by, which is a big accomplishment to me! Another accomplishment is that I actually used all nail polish for this design, rather than acrylic paint (which I find to be a tad easier to work with), because I loved the color scheme so much and didn't think I could mix the right colors together for it.
Anyway, I did end up using ten (!!) different polishes, which you can see in my bottle photos below, but the base color is Essie Urban Jungle (of course). I used a small nail art brush for the flowers, and an orangewood stick to dot on the leopard print.
I do think that these look super unique and I really like the flower aspect - I might have to recreate these with a different color scheme and try it without the leopard spots, as I think they make the design slightly too busy.
And here is the massive load of polishes I used for this manicure, plus matte top coat:
And the massive amounts of links for review/purchase:
KBShimmer Life Rose On, review here
Cult Cosmetics Belmont Shore, review and nail art here
China Glaze If In Doubt, Surf it Out; China Glaze Sun Upon My Skin; China Glaze Shore Enuff; review here
Essie Urban Jungle, review here, nail art here, here and here
Zoya Ryan, review here
KBShimmer Stonewashed, review here
Essie Truth or Flare, review here
100% Pure Cornflower, purchase here
What do you think of today's floral nail art? Make sure you visit Lindsey and Meghan to see what they came up with for today's challenge!