A month ago, I participated in Julep's Breast Cancer Awareness Instamani Contest. The rules were very simple, just upload a breast cancer awareness inspired manicure on Instagram with the Julep tags #JulepBCA and #JulepLovesPink. I had my creative juices flowing and I came up with a manicure with changing torsos in their pink skivvies. The body represents three different body shapes, curvy, fit, and skinny because breast cancer affect women of all shapes and sizes. When I put my thumb to the fingers with different torso, it forms a full image. Check out what I did for my Movember Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!
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There were over 70 amazing entries and I was fortunate enough to win the contest! Want to check out my awesome possum prize? Read on after the jump!
Audrey: Soft light pink micro-shimmer
Kelly: Elegant blush creme
Emmanuelle: Sheer warm pale pink creme
Lynn: Nude, blush pearl
Carrie: Classic, Cotton candy pink creme
Reese: Bright, bubble gum pink creme
Maria: Shimmering platinum rose
Natalie: Chic, retro honeysuckle pink creme (misplaced)
Mandy: Fresh, bright, deep coral-pink creme
Gwyneth: Sheerest pink clear
Lauren: Hot tropical pink creme
Sandra: Pink magenta frost
Niecy: Bright pink creme
Ellen: Deep berry creme
Frieda: Fuschia micro-shimmer
Lily: Hot sizzling fuschia creme
Now onto the nail art! I really wanted to play around with all the colors, so this was the best idea I could come up with.
1. Paint your nails in the lightest pink polish and allow it to dry.
2. Using black polish and a thin nail art brush, create the scallop scale pattern.
3. Fill in the scale with different shades of pink polish.
Optional: Outline your nail bed with black polish. I did it just to make my nails look more neat. But again, this is an optional step.
I hope you enjoyed my nail art! If you love instagram and you my love nail art, please follow me @NailArtCouture! Alright, talk to you all later!