Nightmare Before Christmas Nails
Labels: black out, Carly, halloween, mellow, nail art, nails, nails before halloween, nightmare before christmas, Sally Hansen, yellow, Zoya · Posted by Jackie Zhou at 9:00 AM
Hi everyone! Hope you are all having a great day. So I was supposed to take part in the Girly Girl Nail Challenge as I mentioned in previous posts but that didn't quite work out. Instead, I came up with my own little challenge for myself. Now one of my favourite holidays of the year as a child was Halloween. Of course, I had to create a Halloween nail challenge called "The Nails Before Halloween". Here's the schedule that I made up (I may or may not change it haha).
The Nails Before Halloween Schedule
Week 1: Inspired by a Favourite Horror Movie
Week 2: Blood and Gore
Week 3: Monsters
Week 4: Inspired by a Favourite Supernatural TV Show
Week 5: Choice but must be done with a combination of purple, black, orange or green
Today's manicure inspired the name of my challenge and is the first entry in my challenge. One of my most well known nicknames is Jack Skellington, the main character in "The Nightmare Before Christmas". I can't remember how I managed to get this nickname but it becomes more used as Halloween gets closer. So I took the iconic scene of Jack on the spiral hill in front of the moon as the inspiration for the nails.
Gradient Nails - Carly by Zoya to Black Out by Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear
Accent Nail - Mellow Yellow by Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear
I have this awful habit where whenever I get inspired or suddenly have a Eureka moment, I just pull out all the polishes and start. A lot of times though, I could probably do a better job if I first googled a picture before just going off the image in my mind. Like with this mani. When I finished it I thought it didn't look too bad and then I compared it with an image of the scene itself, I decided that it wasn't as good as I would have liked. Of course practice makes perfect so sometime I'd love to do this mani again.
So I hoped you liked this post and that you're excited about the challenge I've come up with. I'm actually pretty excited and I've got some ideas churning in my head already. Of course, if you come up with any ideas for any of the weeks definitely shoot me a message because I'd love to see it! Are you a fan of Halloween? Click on the banner below for all my entries in this challenge!
Thanks a lot everyone and hope you enjoyed the post!