Love Aesthetics

June 25, 2015

SILVER LEAF NAILS

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need:
/ top coat
/ silver leaf
/ tweezers
images by Romeo
* This post was made in collaboration
with Vogue and Samsung

You might have already seen this if you follow the channels of Dutch Vogue, they asked me to make a nail tutorial in collaboration with Samsung.
I said ‘wow’ out loud when I opened the little box containing the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge which I was testing out for Dutch Vogue. It was a flat shiny object with an endless screen, the screen going around the corner actually looked very logical.

Reflective surfaces and metallics are elements that I use a lot in my work. Inspired by the phone I looked for a metallic object to test the camera with – and also to make a wallpaper for the brand new phone. From those pictures came the idea for this simple manicure: shiny nude nails with randomly scattered chunks of (real!)silver.

/ step 1
Apply a coat of shiny topcoat.

/ step 2
Tear off a few tiny pieces of the silver leaf with your tweezers and put them on the nail. While the topcoat is still wet you can still move the silver leaf a little bit and tear it further appart with your tweezers.

/ step 3
After the first layer with the silver leaf has completely dried, add one or two more layers of the clear shiny topcoat.


6 responses to “SILVER LEAF NAILS”

  1. Erin says:

    Looks amazing!

    Erin
    beingerin.com

  2. Valerie says:

    This is so cool! Where can your buy real silver leaf?

  3. Albert says:

    So creative ! 🙂

    Best, Albert | Palming Pebbles

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