I recently moved and now I can literally drive down the street and hit beach in about 5 minutes! I have been taking full advantage of this and started to take sunset walks on the beach a couple of times a week. My last swatch of Revlon’s Wintermint reminded me so much of the sea I used it as the base for this blue beach manicure.
The star studs paired with the sea shells turn them into star “fish”! I think the silver sea shells and “star fish” studs look great over a blue-green gradient, with glitter of course! What do you think?
In this last picture I put on a heavy coat of Seche Vite topcoat to keep the studs in place. And it worked really well! Even with a bit of pulling on my clothing on the edges of the stars, they didn’t budge. For a full review of these sea shell studs from the Born Pretty Store, check out my original blinged out “Green Beaches” look.
Blue Beach Nail Art – Get The Look
For this look I used:
- Revlon – Wintermint (parfumerie)
- Covergirl – Out of the Blue (outlast stay brilliant)
- Pure Ice – Watch Me Go
- Elmer’s – Craft Glue
- Craft tweezers
- Bundle Monster – Small dotting tool (to place glue)
- Born Pretty Store – 3 mm Silver Sea Shell Studs
- Born Pretty Store – Stud Wheel (used small silver discs)
- Makeup sponge
- Seche Vite – Dry Fast Top Coat
Like these studs? Get them here. Use my awesome discount code, BCKW10 to get 10% off your entire order. Shipping is always free and ships within 24 hours, but since it is from Singapore and I am in the US, it did take about 1 week to get here, pretty fast!
If you haven’t checked out the Born Pretty Store, I would recommend it. They have TONS of nail art decorations and supplies at very reasonable prices. Most items ship one color/size per bag so you will be stocked up on that item for many manicures. Their order process is easy and you receive immediate email confirmation, plus you can pay via PayPal if you prefer.