Nail Art: Don't Be Blue

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
by Eleanor Roosevelt

This particular nail art is yet again ... personal. Yes, it is a floral nail design because I wanted it to be. Because I want a reminder that life is both ups and downs. You see, I had high hope when 2016 came. I was supposed to take on a new challenge but decided otherwise. Since then, I've felt that perhaps I made a wrong call, yet again. And now, I find myself in a crossroad and I feel bound to do what is right and set aside my emotions. Am not sure how long I can take it, but I'd like to see this through ... until I can't anymore.

I've been wearing this nail art for about a week now and it is surprisingly still decent despite doing household chores. No awkward chipping yet. I take it as a sign that the universe is trying to cheer me up. My life has been blue. You know what I mean. So anyway, I called this piece of art, Don't Be Blue.

Don't Be Blue Nail Art Design by Simply Rins

Nail Art: For the Love of Abstract

Some say that miracles happen during new year and I think it's true because by some miracle, I was able to do some nail art. Finally! Before I mumble anything else here, how about I greet all of you a very Happy New Year! I'm claiming 2016 as my year, the year I'll be turning 40! Yay! I can't wait for my life to begin.

So to kick start the year, I decided to do some abstract nail art. I find these designs very timeless and classy. Check this out:

For the Love of Abstract Nail Art Design by Simply Rins

Nail Art: Violets are Blue

Roses are red, violets are blue
No one will ever love you, as much as I do

You've probably recognized that stanza from a famous poem everyone seems to know. I thought it would be dramatic (LOL) if I'd use part of that ryhme to name this abstract nail art. I did a violet ombre design that is simple and easy to do. This is not entirely unique as I have used this technique before in one of my previous nail arts. So I'll stop the rambling and just let you take a look at it first:

Violets are Blue Nail Art Design by Simply Rins

Nail Art: No Direction

I share with you another abstract nail art. Abstract has always been my go-to for times when I don't have anything specific in mind for a nail design because I can just let brush strokes be spontaneous.

Often, my manicures have a some sort of a story behind it. I mean, it tells how I feel or what message I want to bring across. I take nail art to be very personal, that it tells a bit about myself. Allow me first to show you what I came up with before anything else:

No Direction Nail Art by Simply Rins

Nail Art: Flowers on the Side

There are several nail polishes sitting on my polish rack that still needs to be used. So the other night, I decided to scan through them and decided to use one for this particular floral nail art. I didn't have any idea in mind yet for the design. I just wanted to be spontaneous. After I did my manicure, I figured I wanted something dainty. I guess something floral will do the trick. I've painted quite a few with this nail design that you can check out here, here, and here. Yes, you can say that this is one of my several nail art designs that I never get tired of recreating. I'm sure most of you can relate to that. ;)

Take a look at the result:

Flowers on the Side Nail Art Design by Simply Rins

Nail Art: Rainbow After the Rain

It's officially rainy season in my part of the world and although it has been causing flood and terrible traffic problems, one thing I look forward to is the possibility of seeing a rainbow after every rain shower. I seriously need some rainbow into my rainy life as well. Unfortunately, this colorful arc seems elusive, to me at least. So I decided to create one on my nails for that much needed cheer.

I believe I have done a few rainbow inspired nail art over the years and this is probably one inspiration that I will not get tired off. This freehand nail design is easy to do and looks quite attractive on the nails.


Rainbow After the Rain Nail Art Design by Simply Rins

An Invitation For a Nail Art Workshop

Hey, did you miss me? :)

I'll be back on my toes with more nail art soon. But today, I'd like to invite you to come join me for a nail art workshop that's happening this Saturday, 30th of May 2015 at Rustan's Gateway Mall, Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines. I will be sharing a few tricks up my sleeves on how to create different nail art looks with the sponging technique. It would be simple, inspirational, and fun we'd definitely have a lot of fun!

Details on this invite by Rustan's Beauty Store:

nail art workshop

Nail Art: Blue Hoo

Please don't hate me. I am struggling with a lot of things lately and it seems like everything is on a downward spiral. But the thing is, my passion to do my nails has a lot to do with the way I feel. A dampened spirit is not such a good motivation for some personal nail art session. Fortunately, I was going to a meeting as a nail art blogger and I didn't want my nails to be bare. And as I uploaded the photos, I realized that I did another blue themed design very similar to the last one I shared. When you are blue, it is inevitable to unconsciously wear blue?

Here it is:

Blue Hoo Nail Art Design by Simply Rins

Nail Art: To Be Blue

A badly broken nail is a sure blow on my spirit. I know that some nail bloggers would agree. It has been more than 2 weeks and although one particular nail is taking forever to grow back to the length I want, it has become decent to be shaped for a nail art. So here I am with an abstract nail design and I'll be keeping my fingers crossed that you'll like it.

Take a look:

To Be Blue Nail Art Design by Simply Rins