Aug 1, 2011

Splatter Mani Weekly Challenge (comparison)

Good afternoon! It's Monday and I'm feeling lazy, heck, who am I kidding, I always feel lazy. Ha ha.
Anyways, As some know, I'm in the Facebook group (face and friends) and we have a weekly mani challenge, we have a whole week to come up with a mani. 6 weekly manis are chosen by Jennifer and Ashley and posted in their blog, The Exotic Lacquer. ( I was lucky enough to win honorable mentions. :) Thank you ladies.
This weeks challenge is SPLATTER! Yay!!! Not. I tried doing the Splatter mani and it was very very unsuccessful. :( But, I sat down lastnight, determined that I would accept it anyway it came out. I've heard different things about straw size and things like that so, I decided to not only do a Splatter mani, but to do a comparison mani, using different straw sizes and different polishes.
*Supplies you will need:
-1 to 100 polishes, it depends on what look you want.
-1 drinking straw. Or coffee stir.
- News Paper.
- Old shirt. (I did somehow manage to get Splatter on my shirt).
- A pair of scissors. (To cut down the straw after every color)

Okay, so, for my manis, I used 3 different straws,
A coffee stir (small), a "margarita" straw (medium), and a large straw (restaurant size).

For my small straw mani, I used:
*OPI- Shorts Story (pink)
*Sally Hansen HD- Cyber (purple)
*Sinful Colors- Rise and Shine (teal)
*Sally Hansen HD- Hue (yellow)

For my medium straw mani, I used:
*Funky Fingers- Kingston (Orange)
*Orly- Purple Crush (pink)
*Nyc- Empire state blue (blue)


For my larger straw mani, I used:
*Orly- Iron Butterfly (matte,base)
*Milani- Hi-tech (green)
*Milani- Cyberspace ( light blue)
*China Glaze- 3D fantasy (red)
*China Glaze- High Def (darker blue)

Matte, no topcoat.

With shiny topcoat.

Do you see a difference in the splatter effect 3 manis?

Personally, I like the middle mani because of the colors, as far as actually looking like splatted paint, I'll have to go with the first one.
Which do you like best?

Spanish daily word:
Splatter = Salpicar

Thank you. :)

posted from Bloggeroid


  1. I like the middle one best I think

  2. Thank you for your opinions. :)
    I like the middle one because of the bright colors. :)
    Have you all tried the splatter mani?

  3. This is a great tutorial, I'm gonna follow it when I do my mani : ) I like the colors in the middle one the best too, but the first one is a close second.

  4. Thank you Lailaa. :)
    I love the colors in the middle too.
    Have you decided what colors you're going to use?


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