Nail Art // The Digit-al Dozen Does Black: The One Where I Glued Pom Poms to My Nails

by - Friday, February 17, 2017



I mean, the title says it all for this one. Haha. My inspiration dried up a bit and I said to myself: "Why the hell not! Let's glue some pom poms on!"

And you know what? I LOVE it! I remember when this was kind of a thing people were doing for kicks and I thought it was so dumb, but I actually would really love this look if it wasn't so damn impractical! Who would have guessed. :)


Okay, so let's break this down! I started off with a crisp white base of Essie White Page and then did a saran wrap marble with Sinful Colors Black on Black and Square Hue Oxford Street. When that was dry I smoothed down a layer of top coat and stuck on my pom poms.

I picked up a bag of pom poms at Dollarama and there are a billion left so there is a good chance you might see them used in more manis in the future. ;)




So I know these nails aren't for everyone but personally I like them a WHOLE LOT. Haha. They are fun and impractical and and exactly what I needed to jump-start my inspiration. :)

Check back tomorrow to see my last look for this month's DD theme! 





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11 comments

  1. These are super fun with those pom poms. I really like the design on your nails too.

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  2. I also really like the base but love that you glued pom poms on. How whimsical!

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  3. Love this look, pom poms are not very practical but they look great with this base

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  4. LOL that's funny and adorable! I don't think it would last long though.

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  5. Ok first off I've been having dreams of doing a nail art look like your base here. Currently I have a slight obsession with neutral marble looking nails. I never would have thought to use pompoms but they look great and like you I would totally rock this look if it was practical.

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  6. I love the addition of the pom poms!

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  7. I love them but i have a question.Did you learn to make this technique in your online course (TAOND).???.i really want to take the course but i have no idea if it will works to start my own business as a nail technician.Thank you very much for your time to post your jobs!

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    1. Hi! No, all of the nail art techniques I do were self-taught. :) TAOND is good for your base skills - it will teach you to do basic polish/gel/acrylic and safety and customer service procedures, but you will likely still have to do more creative learning on your own after too.

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    2. Thank you so much Katherine, I love your work and I will try the school ;-)

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  8. I love these so much! Completely impractical, but so fun!

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