Tiny Rainbow Drops

Hello! So today I had some free time to do my nails but I had an offer I couldn’t refuse!


“Auntie, my nail polish is chipped and I’m bored of it, can you do my nails?”

My seven year old niece

It’s been a while since I have done this fun, colorful design and I knew, as a girl after my own heart, she would love it.

A mini starting point

So I set off slowly and carefully filing the picked, bitten and paper thin jewels. My biggest challenge came next, when I tried to apply my favorite white polish, Opi Alpine Snow,ย which has become low to the stage where I need to leave the bottle on the side to get any out and it applies like glue. But I hoped the dots would save it!

Rainbow Dots!

The odds were in my favor, my dotting tool was small enough for me to get 5 whole rows of color in. I applied some top coat, cuticle oil and hoped that they’d last a day without being smudged before they dry fully. One happy little client I think!

Polish and tools featuring Sparky the Dragon, my Momiji Doll and Stag the Stag

For Rainbow Dots I used:

  • Opi ‘Alpine Snow’
  • Barry M Gelly ‘Pomegranite’
  • Barry M Gelly ‘Mango’
  • Barry M Speedy ‘On Your Marks’
  • Barry M Gelly ‘Green Berry’
  • Opi ‘You’re Such A Budapest’
  • Seche Vite Top Coat
  • NSI Cuticle Oil
  • Small Dotting tool (bought in a set from Amazon)

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