Nail Art: Visual-kei inspired

Nail Art: Visual-kei Inspired

(my visual-kei inspired nail art!)

This coming weekend, an event will be held at SMX Convention Center. And on that event, I debuted one year ago (ノ´ヮ´)ノ*:・゚✧(lol). By that I mean, the Best of Anime is the first ever event that I attended. Time sure flies fast when you’re having fun~ It’s been a year now huh? ヾ(*´ー`)ノ I remember my first event like it was yesterday~

I never knew anyone in the community actually, except those I befriended online through the JRock fandom. There was a meet-up so I was eager to go.

Maaaan~ I prepared a lot for that event. I dyed my hair blonde, watched visual-kei inspired makeup tutorials and whatnot. I wanted to go as Ruki from the GazettE, sadly it wasn’t what I expected. But it was fairly visual-kei-ish to me and my JRock friends (lol).

This year, I’ll attend in my visual-kei attire again ヽ(*≧ω≦)ノ Just because I really love it~ Tehee~ I will blog about my attire and the makeup I’ll be doing. Tho I’m not really sure about the makeup.. (still practicing~).

Last week I went shopping for new clothes, you’ll probably see me wearing those. And as for the nail polish, I wanted to make it more visual-kei buuuut… I’m no good with designing “oTL I could barely use my nail art pen and striper. I will need to practice more.

Just a disclaimer tho, I’m no pro okay~? (*´・v・) So don’t get upset and shoot arrows at me because it looks horrendous (lol).

Nail Polish~ (yaaaaaay~!)

Note that I use cheap materials only~ Because I’m a cheap person (lol). Seriously, I would prefer to go shopping at Divisoria, Quiapo, 168 and 999 mall rather than somewhere else expensive. Ah speaking of which, since it’s that time of year again (-ber months~!!) I’m looking forward to go to Divisoria’s night market~!! ヽ(*≧ω≦)ノ

OMG Oh My Golly nail colors By: Klik

OMG Oh My Golly nail colors By: Klik

For all of my nails except the ring finger, I used OMG White Out for my base coat. I applied two coats of this to make it more opaque.

CharmLimit Color #23

CharmLimit Color #23

And then I used this baby~! (ノ´ヮ´)ノ*:・゚✧ My mom bought it for me last week as an early present. I applied it to my thumb and index finger nail. You might have to move it around a bit to spread the little confetti-ish things (whatever you call it~).

CharmLimit Velvet Nails: Black

CharmLimit Velvet Nails: Black

By the way, it doesn’t really say Velvet Nails: Black. I just added it there since it only said CharmLimit on the box. Moving on~! I have only used this set once. It takes about 3 or 4 days for this nail polish to last. The set includes a nail polish, a brush, and two containers of fibers (I don’t know how exactly to call it so..).

I applied this on my ring finger nail. You can go look at YouTube tutorials if you don’t know how to apply velvet nail polish.

BK Jelly Nail Polish #61

BK Jelly Nail Polish #61

Again, it doesn’t say Jelly on the actual bottle. I just added it just in case you buy one since BK has a wide range of nail polishes. From crackling, glow in the dark to matte nail polishes.

I applied two coats of this to my ring finger nail to make it more opaque and a tad bit darker.

Sassy Colors: Pure Black

Sassy Colors: Pure Black

I applied one coat of this over my pinky finger nail. Usually I’d double it but since I already applied a white base coat, the black polish popped out nicely.

EPSA Art Nail Polish Decoration Silver

EPSA Art Nail Polish Decoration Silver

It didn’t have any specific number or name so I just added the “silver” part. I never use this thing because I’m so bad at using my hands. My hands are too shaky so I can’t make a proper design and it’s more troublesome when I do my right hand “oTL

I made a tiny cross on the black coat when it dried. I used the pen nail polish instead of the striper because I thought I could be more precise since my finger nails were cut short (´・_・`) (I shouldn’t have cut it too short ugh..).

Caronia nail care Fast-Dry Top Coat

Caronia nail care Fast-Dry Top Coat

Then I applied a Fast-Dry top coat except on the ring finger nail which is the velvet nail art (you wouldn’t wanna ruin that velvety nail art now would you~?).

And it’s done~! Simple visual-kei inspired nails ☆*:.。. o(≧▽≦)o .。.:*☆I couldn’t design it more with crosses. I really shouldn’t have cut my nails too short, and I need to learn how to use my striper and pen nail polish (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

Anyway, if you do a recreation of this please please please show it to me on Instagram ne~? (*´・v・) And if you did some modifications to it, still show it to me (lol). Let’s share ideas~! Tehee~

Of course you can use whatever nail polish you desire. These are just what I had on hand soooo~ Also if you like these kind of posts, tell me if you want me to make more. I’d gladly post another one (that is if I don’t get too lazy).


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