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Summer 2014 - Tickled & Bubbly Magical Pixie

Simple Summer Nail Art Looks As Seen On New Day Cleveland!

Simple Summer Nail Art Looks As Seen On New Day Cleveland!

Zoya Creative Director, Rebecca Isa, was recently featured on New Day Cleveland (Fox 8), where she talked all things nail art! Want to see just how easy and wearable elegant nail art can be? Each of the looks featured on the show are listed below - easy to follow tutorials included! New to nail art? Here are a few quick tips...

- Choose colors in the same color family. Tone on tone looks are super chic and aren't as in-your-face as nail art with high contrast shades.

- Play with texture and layering. As you probably know, textured polishes are all the rage right now! Painting one or two accent nails with a textured shade adds an extra element of interest that will take your mani to the next level. The same thing goes with layering!

- Don't get discouraged! If at first you don't succeed, try again. It does take some practice but once you get the hang of it, it's a lot of fun!

Now let's dive into the looks!

Look 1: Abstract Half Moon - This look features Zoya Nail Polish in Rue and Brigitte. We used reinforcement rings to create the outline for this look. Follow the instructions for a traditional half moon mani, but offset the moon for a fun look!


Abstract Half Moon Mani

Look 2
: The "petal" - swiping a vertical stripe along the side of the nail helps to elongate and give the illusion of a longer, leaner finger. The look shown below features the petal nail art look with Taylor & Normani. See more color combinations we love here.


Here's another fun look using #ZoyaNaturel :

Chalkboard Nails (Fishtail French Tips)

Petal Nail Art With Zoya Taylor and Normani

Look 3: Reverse Half Moon Nair Art featuring Chantal and Bar (Magical PixieDust Formula). To get the look - take a reinforcement sticker, cut it in half, and position it at the base of your nail. Fill in the gap with the textured, glittery shade and let dry slightly. Remove sticker when polish is still slightly wet.

Nude Reverse Half Moon With Zoya Chantal & Bar

Look 4: Glittering Half Moon with Zoya Rue and Ginni (Magical PixieDust Formula). Use your reinforcement stickers as a guide and outline the half moon at the base of your nail. Remove the sticker and fill in your half moon - you may need to use a smaller nail art or paint brush depending on the size of your nail bed.

Half Moon Nail Art Rue Ginni

Look 5: Petal Nail Art with Zoya Ling and Stassi from the Tickled & Bubbly Collection for Summer. See the step by step guide HERE!

Here are a couple other looks using #ZoyaTickled and #ZoyaBubbly to try this summer from some of our blogger friends:

Adventures in Acetone (Chevron Look)
All Lacquered Up (Gradient Look)

Petal Nail Art With Ling and Stassi

Look 6: Polka Dot Accent Nail - This look features Rooney from the summer Tickled Collection as the base shade with Purity Polka Dot. For an extra summery effect, add one coat of Harper layered over Rooney for any additional accent nails desired. See the step by step guide HERE

Here are a few more simple nail art looks we love:
Simple Nude + Neon Chevron
Nude + Neon Polka Dots

Rooney with Purity Polka Dots and Harper

Look 7: Simple layering featuring Zoya Nail Polish in Rocha and Zoya Alma. The Bubbly Collection shades for summer are great for layering. Choose a coordinating shade for a subtle effect or opt for a contrasting shade to stand out!

Rocha with Alma Layered

Look 8: Magical PixieDust Gradient. This look features Arlo, Ginni and Bar - the three NEW textured, matte and holographic sparkling summer PixieDust shades! See the step by step guide HERE.

Check out similar nail looks using Summer Magical PixieDust by a few of our blogger friends for more simple inspiration:

Plump and Polished Gradient Nail Look
Nail Polish Creations Diagonal Look
Manicurator Color Blocking Look

Magical PixieDust Gradient

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