Backstage Beauty: Jenny Packham AW 2014 Solaris Manicure

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jenny packham aw 2014 solaris manicure

Michelle Saunders for essie was inspired by the jewelry and elaborately beaded gowns in Jenny Packham’s Fall/Winter ’14 collection. For the nail, she created an embellished ring finger accent design that resembled the Solaris necklace from the runway.

Products Used (All Essie):

Step-by-Step Tutorial

jenny packham aw 2014 solaris manicure

  1. Apply First Base Base Coat to clean, filed nails.
  2. Once dry, apply two coats of Mademoiselle to all nails.
  3. On ring fingers only, dip a bobby pin into Wrapped in Rubies and create medium-sized circles in the middle of the nail.
  4. To begin forming the Solaris look, dip a bobby pin into Wrapped in Rubies and create small dots around the center circle.
  5. Next, dip a bobby pin into Penny Talk to create small dots beside each red dot.
  6. Then, dip a bobby pin into Hors d’oeuvres and fill in between so all of the dots connect.
  7. Finally, take a small nail art brush dipped inn Lots of Lux to create the small pear-shaped designs on the outer edges to form the points of the Solaris.
  8. Finish with Good to Go Top Coat

jenny packham aw 2014 solaris manicure

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