Thursday, November 22, 2012

Julep Breast Cancer Awareness Contest Prize

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!

 
(follow me on Instagram: @NailArtCouture) 

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! 

So this is it! Julep's entire Pink Collection! I received 16 different pink polishes and luckily for me I only got 2 dupes and 1 that I had to replace anyways. I was super duper excited when I received this package in the mail! When I opened it, I was so happy to get Niecy again because the one that I had was drying out. Anyways, this is why I received:

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. 


Instructions:
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! 


16 comments :

  1. congrats! your entry was amazingly creative :)
    and Niecy is definitely a gorgeous color

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  2. Congratulations girly!! I can see why you won your nail art is amazing!! & oh my lord you got so many great polishes!!

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  3. congrats that indeed was very pretty .:))

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  4. I LOVE the breast cancer awareness mani, it's incredible! Glad you won, you definitely deserved to :)

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  5. Congrats on winning! What a great prize :D xx

    jensbrightandbeautiful.blogspot.com

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  6. Congrats! That is a very cool and creative mani!

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  7. congrats, your winning mani is so cool :D
    love what you did with all those polishes :D

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  8. Wow this is really great idea ♥

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  9. Thank you all very very much :)

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  10. You totally deserve all 16 polishes Samantha! This was one of my all time favourite nail art designs of yours!

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  11. Congratulations, such an impressive Breast Cancer mani - definately a deserved winner!

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  12. Congrats hun! Your artwork deserves the recognition!

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  13. You ladies are great! Thank you so much!

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  14. wow! Congrats these are amazing!!

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  15. This is the best nail art I've see in a while. You definitely deserved the first place!

    http://meganboxnails.blogspot.co.uk/

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