The ribbon color for Epilepsy Awareness is a deep purple and I did a quick web search just to get an idea of the shade. I ran across a number of images featuring butterfly wings around the ribbon and was inspired to incorporate it into the manicure...
For the manicure I started out with a base of Rimmel London French Lingerie. For the stamping I used KleanColor Metallic Purple. The butterflies come from Red Angel plate RA-102. I stamped the pattern a few times to cover the whole nail with butterflies. For the accent nail I stamped the ribbon from Bundle Monster plate BM-324 as well as a few butterflies from RA-102...
I added a piece of purple striping tape along the tips (and the ribbon line on the ring finger). The very edge of the nail was wrapped in Metallic Purple to blend with the striping tape. I really like the crispness of the striping tape. It is amazing how perfectly it matched the stamping polish...
Rimmel London French Lingerie is a sheer pink jelly. It has a nice, smooth formula. No streaks, pulling or bald spots. The wide brush makes application very easy. As the name suggests, this polish works perfectly for the traditional french manicure. I happen to like this shade solo when my nails are on the shorter side as they are right now. The swatches are two coats with no top coat. The nail line is still visible, but that is to be expected with a sheer jelly such as this...
|Brand: Rimmel London|
Collection: French Manicure Pro
Color Name/Number: French Lingerie, 130
Number of coats: 2
Top Coat: No
Free of Formaldehyde, Toluene, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP)
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