Friday, 21 October 2016

ABC Challenge 'T': Thermal nail art

Welcome back to another instalment of the ABC Challenge! This week it's the letter T, for which I've picked thermal polish.

Thermal polish nail art with Femme Fatale Cosmetics Whispers of Velvet | polilish
Bottle: Femme Fatale Cosmetics 'Whispers of Velvet'
Keep reading for more photos and details!

Thermal polish has really grown on me ever since I got my first one, Femme Fatale's 'Fortune Teller's Charm', mainly out of curiosity. They just add an extra layer of interest to the manicure, and I like how it creates a gradient effect when the tips are cooler than the base of the nails.

Initially I planned on doing a design that would incorporate two thermal polishes, like I did in this design. Unfortunately it's been a very busy time for me lately, so I ended up with this simple stamped design over Femme Fatale's 'Whispers of Velvet'.

Femme Fatale Cosmetics Whispers of Velvet swatch | polilish
Femme Fatale Cosmetics 'Whispers of Velvet' - three coats with top coat
Whispers of Velvet is a dark plum-brown colour when cold and a vivid pink when warm, with bright green shimmer throughout. The shimmer makes this quite unique and magical-looking!

Then I stamped over it with a scale pattern from MoYou London's Sailor 03 plate, and gold stamping polish by Colour Alike called 'Golden Queen'.

Thermal polish nail art with Femme Fatale Cosmetics Whispers of Velvet | polilish
'Whispers of Velvet': cold
Thermal polish nail art with Femme Fatale Cosmetics Whispers of Velvet | polilish
'Whispers of Velvet': warm

Here's a collage showing the colour transition from cold to warm:
Thermal polish nail art with Femme Fatale Cosmetics Whispers of Velvet | polilish

And lastly, here's a close-up!

Thermal polish nail art with Femme Fatale Cosmetics Whispers of Velvet | polilish

That's it for this week - thanks for stopping by today! Why not have a look back at my previous ABC challenge designs? You can also follow the links below to have a look at what other nail artists have done for the letter T. I'll be back next Friday, with a design for the letter U!




4 comments :

  1. Those thermal polishes are so cool! The gold really looks lovely over both of the colors.

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    1. They really are, I can't get enough of them! :) Thank you!

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