Ditsy Dot Nail Tutorial

Hi Guys & Dolls!

I recently got a very cute dress from Torrid with an Asian inspired  ditsy floral pattern and from that color palette I was inspired to do this nail tutorial for you. The colors match the dress perfectly! Tuesday I wore this out to do my highly fashionable errands like grocery shopping & doctor’s offices, and I received loads of compliments! I couldn’t decide if I liked this better with or without the orange dots over the mint color (in person it looks 3D) so I gave you guys both options. I hope you like this, it’s been forever since I did a nail tutorial!

For those of you concerned with my health; I’m feeling a bit better, I have more energy and I’m not as achey. Hopefully I’ll be all better by this weekend because that’s Mikey and I have tickets to see Wicked this Sunday! SO EXCITED!!!!

What I used For this Nail Tutorial:

Base Coat- Milani Smooth Base Coat

Mint Polish- Wet ‘n’ Wild I Need A Refresh Mint

Black Polish- Milani Black Swift

Dotting Tool (if you don’t have this, just use a toothpick)

Dots- Milani Fast Fuchsia, Jiffy Orange, Violet Dash, White on the Spot and Wet ‘n’ Wild I Need A Refresh Mint.

Top Coat- Milani Top Coat (I prefer their Glosse Top Coat or Seche Vite)

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  1. Melody
    May 24, 2012 / 11:33 pm

    I personally like the design better without the orange dots over the mint. It’s a super adorable design either way ! 🙂 I’m going to have to try it out

  2. Sara
    May 25, 2012 / 1:07 pm

    soooo pretty!!!! my heart stopped when I saw them. What camera do you have? I ,<3 pocka dots! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  3. Jessica
    May 26, 2012 / 3:13 pm

    Is there a specific reason why people pick their ring fingers for the different designs? I’ve seen it all over the place but no one ever explained it. Or they did and I just never listened, haha. I love that mint color. Next time I’m at Walmart I’ll try to look for it.

  4. Cathy
    May 27, 2012 / 12:17 pm

    Please check out catherinesmakeupandmore….maybe keave a comment 🙂

  5. Rachel Macauley
    May 28, 2012 / 8:06 pm

    I love these nails. I am doing them this weekend. Thanks for this great idea and have fun at Wicked!

  6. Torey
    May 29, 2012 / 7:04 am

    I have not ever really been into nail polish (nail biter :() but I do enjoy for my toes.

  7. May 30, 2012 / 7:58 am

    Love the colors! Fabulous!

  8. Sara
    September 1, 2012 / 6:09 pm

    I work at torrid and have watched your videos for years believe learning that you shop here has been one of the highlights of reading your blogs.

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