Nail Art: Floral Pastel

I decided to do a nail art that is simple and dainty. I was feeling a little under the weather so I painted a simple floral pattern on my nails and hoped that it would turn out good. Honestly, I am not really sure what to feel about this nail art that I called Floral Pastel. Perhaps, I should let you judge for yourself.

Take a look:

Floral Pastel Nail Art Design

I always find it hard to take pictures of pastels because they fight more with the lighting. This nail design looks better in real life. But I still have mixed feelings with this particular design.

Dazzle Dry At First Blush

For background color, I used 3 coats of Dazzle Dry At First Blush for full coverage, a creme white polish with very light pink undertones. Consistency is slightly on the thick side that is probably the reason for a streaky application. A work around is to make sure to apply the polish lightly on the nails to avoid visible brush strokes.

Floral Pastel Nail Art Design on Dazzle Dry At First Blush

I hand painted the design using acrylic paints and a detailing nail art brush. My idea was to use different pastel colors to paint the floral pattern on all the nails. I was thinking that perhaps using 1 color and making an ombre version of this would look even better.

Floral Pastel Nail Art Design

The real inspiration for this design actually came from a sentiment that was shared to me by a nail art beginner. She said she is always pressured to come up with detailed design because she feels she would impress the people around her. I think this is a common problem with a lot of nail art enthusiasts. I used to feel that way too until I realized that we do nail art for ourselves, right? And really, who said that a simple nail art cannot be beautiful? A simple polka dots nail art is always considered a classic and it is always lovely to look at. And so, I wanted to show her through this nail design that not so complicated designs can look beautiful as well.

Pastel Floral Nail Art Design

Can you help me make up my mind? Do you think this color palette worked at all?


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  1. Awww. I really like it's simplicity. Plus, daisies are my favorite flower. :)

  2. These colors are beautiful and really stand out!

  3. I think it's beautiful - very delicate and feminine!

  4. I absolutely love it ! The colors are great :) and the design, you're right, very dainty and simple. Amazing.

  5. This is so beautiful! :X

  6. Very feminine, simply adorable! :-)

  7. I am still not sure if this color palette looks good on me. :P But thank you ladies for all your compliments. :)

  8. So lovely and cute!

  9. gorgeous, so delicate and feminine :D

  10. lovely design..simple yet there a video showing how to create those petals of the flower ? :)

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