I wanted to do some nail art for this last day of Pink Week, and I had a very specific idea in mind about what it was going to be. Then that idea led to a little embellishment, which led to a simplification, which led to a different approach entirely, and before I knew it I had wandered into an abstract brushstroke manicure.
It's been a long time since I did a brushstroke manicure (wow, almost a year to the day!), but I loved this one so much that I'm totally going to pretend it's what I'd planned to do all along. I'd also love to pretend it's the end result of hours of painstaking, careful work, but it's super easy and lots of fun. I need to remember to do these more often!
A whole range of pinks went into the stewpot. Light to dark, there's OPI My Very First Knockwurst, Revlon Cafe Pink, Skinfood PK006 Pink Milk,
OPI Elephantastic Pink, Revlon Passionate Pink, OPI Kiss Me On My
Tulips... and a dark pink Bourjois whose name has rubbed right off the
If you haven't done a brushstroke mani before and want to give it a try, I highly recommend Veronica's tutorial!
I really have enjoyed delving deep into the Helmer drawer for this Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Week. I'd like to thank Amanda very much for organizing and inspiring us, as well as everyone who's stopped by and commented. I'd also like to leave just one more important reminder...