Thursday, 28 August 2014

Digit-al Dozen Dotting Days - Jumbo Dots!

Hi Goddesses

Today sees one of my favourite looks of this week – Jumbo Dots.

I’ve always loved it when I’ve seen super large dots in other people’s manis, but I’ve never succeeded in getting them to work myself.  Until now mwahahahahah.  My weapons of choice?  The eraser on the end of a pencil and the end of a Berol pen.  Whatever you choose, I’d just recommend you practice first.  You need a little puddle to blob in, and from there you need to make sure you get full coverage on your “tool”, but not so much that you leave an irregular shape.

This mani became an excuse to use a shitload of bright colours and have fun.  I do honestly think it might be one of the happiest manis I’ve ever done – just looking at it makes me smile.

On base I have Literary Lacquers Tesseract, for no other reason than I was swatching it at the time.  For my colours, I used –

Barry M Lemon Ice Cream
Rimmel Ultra Violet
OPI Hot & Spicy
OPI Strawberry Margarita
W7 Neon Green

I like the overlapping of the dots, and I’m curious to see what this looks like in blue – whether it looks oceanic or just blue lol.

Tomorrow, you can see how I took this mani further, and further again :)   Don’t forget to check out the other DD geniuses xx

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