Nude & Neon Nail Trend with Sally Hansen

Nude & Neon Nails with Sally Hansen

Nude & Neon Nail Trend with Sally Hansen

So it’s finally time for warm weather and a blazing sun! Right? Okay, so no one mentioned this to mother nature yet, but I’m still hopping on the Spring time train. Even though I can’t whip out my flip flops, capris, and tanks I can still dress my nails up in a fun and springy way.

I LOVE bright colors, in moderation. And with all of my Pinterest browsing I have stumbled upon some awesome Spring time looks that I cannot wait to try. One of my favorite trends that seems to be emerging is the nude and neon trend. I think it’s clean, fun, and the pop of color really makes it stand out.

Nude and Neon Nail Trend with Sally Hansen

These images were some of my inspiration when shopping for new Spring polishes. I love how people have been color blocking nudes and neons together. So. Freaking. Cute. To see my whole shopping trip (including a toddler meltdown) head over to my Google+ Album!

So, I was having a hard time deciding on which polishes I should buy because Sally Hansen has an insane variety. I ended up buying a nice mixture of different formulas, colors, pens, and an amazing top coat.

I bought a bunch of the Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear because they are totally on sale 2/$5 w/1000 Points through 4/27 (The Salon Effects are in that deal too!).  I racked up a bunch of points on my Walgreens balance rewards card. I love having incentives to shop. 🙂

Nude & Neon Nails with Sally Hansen

Here’s what you’ll need to achieve this Nude & Neon Manicure

  • Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear in 405 – Coral Reef
  • Sally Hansen Hard as Nails in Bad to the Bone
  • Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top Coat
  • Sally Hansen No More Mistakes Manicure Clean-Up Pen

Nude & Neon Nails w: Sally Hansen

It’s completely up to you which shape you want to file your nails. My nails tend to be really weak so I usually file them short and slightly rounded. I also pushed my cuticles back a little. Sally Hansen makes an awesome cuticle gel that helps get rid of cuticles super fast.

 

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It’s up to you how many times you want to apply “Bad to the Bone”. I wanted a full coverage nude so I went for three coats. I used the Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top Coat in between each coat to speed up dry time and help smooth my polish.

 

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For the tips, some people use stickers or tape… I prefer to free hand. It’s easier than using stickers but it can get a little messy. But as long as you pick up the Sally Hansen No More Mistakes Manicure Clean-Up Pen you won’t have a problem getting all of that beautiful coral polish out from under your nail beds. Be sure to top with the Anti-Chip polish for a smooth finished product.

 

Nude and Neon Nails with Sally Hansen

And that’s it! I bet you guys understand why #IHeartMyNailArt now, don’t cha? 🙂

For more inspiration on color blocking with Sally Hansen check out these looks, Think Outside The Block  & Block Party. Be sure to stay up to date with Sally Hansen and Walgreens by following them on Twitter!

#IHeartMyNailArt

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply Stephanie Ann April 21, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    I love these colors! I think I know what colors I will do my nails this week 🙂

    • Reply Rae April 22, 2013 at 4:33 pm

      They really are super cute. 🙂

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