31 Week Nail Art Challenge - Week 30: Inspired by a Tutorial

We're almost there everyone! Only one more post after today left in the 31 Week Nail Art Challenge!
Today's nails are inspired by this tutorial uploaded by Mod Nails. It's a super cute leopard and black matte design:
If you haven't checked out her videos yet, please do so. I don't think she's posted in a while but her designs are super cute. For my manicure I used a Kleancolor polish (unfortunately the name label fell off but thanks to Ananka's suggestion I think the polish is Mocha) as the base, made the spots with China Glaze Chocodisiac and Orly Liquid Vinyl, and matted out the middle finger and pinky with Essie Matte About You.
I really liked how these turned out but has anyone else been let down by Essie Matte About You? I was really disappointed in the matte lack of matte finish it gave to my nails. I've had the bottle for a couple years so maybe it just wasn't mixed well? Meh. In any event I have to repaint my nails anyway because boyfriend has a work party tonight that we're going to. Free food (and booze)...Yes, please! I guess I should figure out my outfit! Have a great day everyone.

Next up: The last and final one! Recreate Your Favorite


  1. Love it! I've recently ditched Essie's "matte about you." After a few weeks of buying it, it clumped up. I use OPI's Matte top coat now, SO much better. I've had it for about a year and it still works well :)

    1. Thank you so much! I'll have to try out OPI's matte. I'm really disappointed with Essie but I'm glad I wasn't the only one that isn't a fan.


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