Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Artsy Wednesday: New Year's Eve

Since Artsy Wednesday is doing New Year nail art a week early, I actually wore these for Christmas - lucky they work, and are a pleasant change from the wonderful Christmas tackiness I've been rocking recently!

I used Face of Australia Colour Pro in White Gold as the gold shimmer base. This is a new-ish quick-drying line from FoA, and I've found it to be impressively chip resistant. Unfortunately White Gold is a tad streaky, especially if you get overexcited and do thick coats (my bad!). Luckily I was planning to layer Nubar Black Polka Dot on top anyway. Fishing out the bigger glitters is a bit of a chore, but I am in love with this combo. I did a reverse "rebel nail" (my new favourite term for accent nails) using Skinfood Black Stone and Hello Darling 24K.

I've noticed that I'm a big fan of black and metallic for NYE - something about NYE just makes me gravitate towards that colour combination.

What are you wearing for NYE? If you're not sure yet, check out the other AW ideas

Face of Australia White Gold was provided for review, which did not affect my opinion. For more information, see Disclosure Policy


  1. Replies
    1. Thanks Emily! I thought so too, much more elegant than the Christmas stuff I did :P

  2. Rebel nail! Love that term! I am also into the black/metallic look for NYE. But I'm thinking about trying a white/metallic this year :)

  3. Great manicure! Merry Christmas!

  4. We had similar ideas :)) really like this... It's so chic xxx

  5. I agree, a nice change from all the Christmas mani's LOL

  6. Sucker for polka ds. And nice reverse :)

  7. pretty! Love the color for I find it so perfect for New Year. I find it a happy color. Great pick!


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