Aug 18, 2011

Tape Mani 1

Hello again!

I've been wanting to try a tape mani in such a long time. I've been eyeballing them for a couple of weeks, especially those done by Nailside here on Blogspot. 

You must check her blog out: She posted a few tutorials for these "explosion" manis.

The polishes I used are:
  • Base:       China Glaze's Sunset Sail
  • Phase 1:   Nivea Calcium Power in Hot Coral (#43)
  • Phase 2:   China Glaze's Aztec Orange

This is my first attempt, so please be indulgent!

Phase 1:   All the pictures were taken in natural daylight (late PM).

Phase 2:   All the pictures were taken in natural daylight (late PM).


  1. Oh wow! This is awesome!!!! Looks like stylized flames! Love it! :)

  2. Thanks! As I wrote in my post, this is not one of my designs. I copied Nailside's explosion tape mani. I do love it with these colors though!

  3. This looks great! It definitely looks a lot better than what my first tape manicure looked like.

  4. It's so adorable! Love the ton-sur-ton colors <3

  5. Thanks Ladies! Again, the original design is by Nailside.

  6. Looks amazing! Especially for a first attempt at a tape mani! :)

  7. Your the tape whisper! Looks great. Me and tape don't play nice together.