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Duochrome snakeskin

I’ve been so busy creating miniature sized art on my nails that I totally missed that my last post was also my 100th post! That seems so crazy! I had ideas to do something extra special for number 100 but thought I was still a way off from it, well I shall plan something for my 150th post then? Today I tried some stamping using duochrome nail polish, not my favourite polish to wear on my nails but I do love the effect of this mani!

duochrome nails snakeskin mermaid

I saw a similar style being used to create mermaid nails, and I remembered that I had a snake skin pattern on one of my stamping plates that I had been wanting to use. To my amazement I had a few duochrome polishes in my collection, I did go through a phase of just loving how they looked in the bottle but not really enjoying them on my nails. Well, if I had known that they would stamp so well I would have done this sooner!!

duochrome snakeskin mermaid nails

As well as this being the first duochrome I stamped I think it’s also the first time I used more than one colour! The duochromes I own and have used are OPI Kermit me to Speak, and the other two are a part of Barry M’s Aquarium collection called Pacific and Mediterranean. The thumb nail in the picture above captured it the best as you can really see the snakeskin effect.

duochrome snakeskin mermaid nails

I used MoYou’s Pro XL collection plate 04 which has all animal prints! I love how these turned out and I just can’t stop moving my fingers to watch the colours shift and change.


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