Recently I've been fairly obsessed with celestial-inspired fashions, the cheesier the better! (Cosmic kitten tees, astral leggings, you name it.) So I finally decided to do an actual "galaxy" manicure, and put my own spin on it. Here are my "Princess Unicorn Galaxy Nails"! ♥
For this manicure, I first painted my nails a white creme, and added a topcoat. After it had dried, I sponged on the colors I wanted to use to create a very soft ethereal/fantasy look-- neon pink, turquoise, cobalt blue, fuchsia, and very pale lavender. The light lavender really helped subdue the neons if they became too bright. I used a bit of regular kitchen sponge and a tweezer to dab the polish on, but a makeup sponge probably would have worked better and made blending easier. The polishes I used were Sally Hansen White On (white), SpaRitual Knowledge is power (pink), Sinful Colors Sweet Nothing (turquoise), Essie Butler Please (cobalt), Verity Deep Fuchsia (fuchsia), and SpaRitual Lucid (lavender).
After I painted a topcoat over the sponged colors and let that fully dry, I used a long, thin nail art brush to paint my stars, and a dotting tool for the little dots.
When I told my husband I'd painted galaxy nails and showed him, he went, "That's not what space looks like!" And I told him, "This is a magical cupcake galaxy, with flying unicorns and kittens!" (Pictured above.) I know you totally get what I mean, reader.
On my right hand I decided to do a glitter topper,
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Next cosmic manicure: MEOWLAXY! Yup, that's exactly what it sounds like (kittehs in space! :3). Stay tuned!