Love Aesthetics

September 15, 2014


love aesthetics grid nails 00

love aesthetics grid nails 0

/ white nail polish
/ matte top coat
/ nail art pen or fine brush
images by Romeo 

This is the product of a sleepless night.
Last night my brain couldn’t stop thinking and kept me awake, so I decided to try out these gridded nails.
It took a while, some patience and a lot of concentration. (Using my left hand was specially challenging, due to a little accident I haven’t used it in weeks and the doctors were only able to save one tendon.) But being focussed on something and physically having to carry it out really clears the mind, I have the same feeling when working on a garment behind the sewing machine; you are forced to be concentrated on only the fabric and the needle or else you’re going to mess up. The more difficult the project, the more relaxed I feel afterwards. It really is like therapy.

How to/
The key is to not rush it but take your time. If you haven’t got much time, only do a couple of nails.
1/ Draw two horizontal lines on the nail with a fine brush or a nail art pen and let the polish dry.
2/ Draw three vertical lines.
3/ Apply a layer of (matte) topcoat


14 responses to “GRID NAILS”

  1. MartinaAloha says:

    Whenever you make me want to paint my horrible nails, but the effect is’nt quite the same!

  2. Mia says:

    Beautiful nails!

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  4. Laura says:

    This is so cool!! I love your nails ideas


  5. Millie says:

    Great idea!! 🙂 xx

  6. Merel says:

    Zo cool! Ik dacht serieus dat je afplak tape had gebruikt, zo strak ziet het eruit!

  7. Jay says:

    It looks so fresh and lovely, but my hand isn’t steady enough, I would probably mess it up…

  8. Noor says:

    I have been wanting that pen since you first spoke about it and now I want it even more. This looks great. I saw a look the other day that you should try. Paint your nails clear or nude and add a small dot at the center bottom.

  9. Ea Birkkam says:

    Amazing! I think grid design is coming big for 2015 and you for sure rock the white version. I dream about doing the same manicure with a nude, matte color and some fine rose gold lines

    Keep on your great work!

    Best, Ea

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  10. Amyy says:

    Heel mooi deze

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