I was recently painting my nails and came to the realization that I haven't experimented with my Barry M Nail Art Pen in a while - something that clearly needed to be changed! Although this is a fairly simple nail look, I thought I'd share it with you nonetheless with a NOTD post. I love the finished look of the diagonal stripes but am not 100% sure of these two colours together which I think looks almost Halloween-y.
Although I used a nail art pen, the same look can be achieved with a Sharpie which perhaps may work better due to the fact that, as you can see, it was difficult to get the stripes to be completely opaque with the nail art pen and applying a topcoat smeared the design slightly. I'm definitely going to experiment with some Sharpies and different colours in the future, having only used the black nail art pen thus far. For those wondering, the base colour is Lola Lavender from the Fearne Perfectly Polished set which unfortunately I believe was a limited edition Christmas set and no longer available. Also, a word of warning if you'd like to attempt this nail look - it will take some time and is incredibly tricky to do on your right hand - I shan't show you the mess that is my right hand!
Would you wear these diagonal stripes on your nails? Would you like to see more nail art posts in the future? I'm thinking perhaps a stained glass window inspired manicure.