Nails of the Week: Chanel Drip

I kept seeing the below image floating around on Tumblr and was SO SO inspired! I had to try it out for myself, thankfully it was fairly easy, considering how I’ve become a sort of (self proclaimed) nail drip expert.

I started with a basic base coat, slightly whiter than the inspired image. I used Sally Hansen Hard Nails Xtreme Wear in ‘Bamboo Shoot”. Then, using the same drip technique I used here and here, I created my drips on most of my fingers, saving my pinky for the interlocking C’s, using Esse’s ‘Licorice’.

I then used my bobby pin and verrrry carefully drew in my C’s. Sadly, my left hand isn’t as sturdy as my right so when it came time to do it on my right hand it came out so horribly I had no choice but to paint the whole nail black. I topped each nail off with a top coat of N.Y.C.’s Nail Glossies in #201. Anyway, simple yet edgy chic. Ya dig!??

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32 responses to “Nails of the Week: Chanel Drip

  1. Wow, great nail design! Love it!

    Kisses from Hong Kong,
    Nicole

  2. Love the nail colors. Very artistic.

    http://www.justpatience.com

  3. Wow! that is so cool! Great job! 🙂

    Amor GLAMOROZA.BLOGSPOT.COM

  4. Omg, this is the best nails diy I’ve ever seen!!!! ur so talented!!!
    It looks so great!!! ❤

    xxx
    http://www.bohemianbones.blogspot.com.br/

  5. woah! thats crazy looking. very cool

  6. amazing nails! i am going to save your pic to show it to my manicurist for my next session! thanks for inspiring!

    STYLE SOCIETE
    STYLE SOCIETE

  7. Looks great, I am so going to try this this weekend. But with were shaky hands I’m not expecting much!!
    https://justmeedee.blogspot.com

  8. Hey, I really like the effect 🙂 I have to make my nails longer, and then I’ll try this trick 🙂
    kisses from Poland <33

  9. That is really cool, love the effect!! Will give this a try :)) x

  10. Ohhh, I am going crazy for that nails!!!!!!
    Thank you so much for your lovely visit and sweet words.
    What do u say to follow each others blog on GCF and bloglovin?

    http://www.nicoleta.me

  11. this is seriously cool! love how it turned out xo

    http://dressedupallligators.blogspot.com/

  12. I love your nail design, great idea using a hair grip I never would have thought of that 🙂

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  13. This is your best yet! like uber brilliant!

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