Monday, August 26, 2019

#ManiMonday: My Rainbow Brite-Inspired Multicolor Manicure

#ManiMonday, Jamie Allison Sanders, manicure, nails, nail polish, nail varnish, nail lacquer, Rainbow Brite nails, multicolor manicure, Essie Bikini So Teeny, Essie Mint Candy Apple, Deborah Lippmann Wild Orchid, Deborah Lippmann Can't Stop The Feeling!, OPI Alpaca My Bags
Have you seen the latest nail trend popping up, oh, everywhere? Well, #ICYMI, it's the multicolor manicure! I first noticed this trend on my coworker Crystal, who sports a different version of the multicolor manicure weekly (and always has me envious!). So I decided to finally take part in the trend this week with a Rainbow Brite-inspired version of my own!

The main thing to note when doing a manicure like this is ... ANYTHING GOES! You can do ombre, you can do varying shades of the same color, you can choose five colors from the same brand, you can pick five coordinating colors, the list goes on (and on, and on...). I went for the last version, because I love to play around with my polish any way possible!

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My Rainbow Brite-inspired multicolor manicure!

The only rules I set forth for this manicure were:

1) I wanted the five shades to play well together.
2) I wanted them all to be vibrant.
3) I wanted to use a variety of brands.

#ManiMonday, Jamie Allison Sanders, manicure, nails, nail polish, nail varnish, nail lacquer, Rainbow Brite nails, multicolor manicure, Essie Bikini So Teeny, Essie Mint Candy Apple, Deborah Lippmann Wild Orchid, Deborah Lippmann Can't Stop The Feeling!, OPI Alpaca My Bags
All five of the nail polishes I used to create this look.

And, voila! The manicure you see here came to be. I used the following shades:

Thumb: Essie Mint Candy Apple
Index Finger: Deborah Lippmann Can't Stop The Feeling!
Middle Finger: OPI Alpaca My Bags
Ring Finger: Deborah Lippmann Wild Orchid
Pinky Finger: Essie Bikini So Teeny

#ManiMonday, Jamie Allison Sanders, manicure, nails, nail polish, nail varnish, nail lacquer, Rainbow Brite nails, multicolor manicure, Essie Bikini So Teeny, Essie Mint Candy Apple, Deborah Lippmann Wild Orchid, Deborah Lippmann Can't Stop The Feeling!, OPI Alpaca My Bags
The finished manicure!

These five colors all actually jumped out at me pretty immediately, and the moment I painted my nails with them, I fell in love with the result! This type of manicure is an easy way to have fun with your summer nail look -- and now that I've done it once, I'm hooked!

What's on your nails right now? Let me know in the comments!

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