I have finally done what I could, but I gotta say that without a stamping plate or a robot arm, it's pretty impossible to recreate the centered rows of silver on a white manicure like Keri had that night. [For a refresher, check out All Lacquered Up's post of Rihanna, Beyonce and Keri Hilson's Minx Nails and My Counterfeit of Beyonce's Minx Nails.]
I did three tests on artificial nails because I know there's no way I could sit still long enough to do my own nails for this design.
Counterfeit manicure #1 had Lavender Cloud by Sally Hansen Complete Salon
Manicure as the white base. The silver dots are Silver Stiletto by Sally
Hansen Salon Nail Lacquer applied with the sharp point of a dressmaker's pin.
|Counterfeit manicure #2 had Lavender Cloud by Sally Hansen Complete |
Salon Manicure as the white base. The hex glitter was placed individually
from Cover Girl's Confetti nail polish. (that's where the tiny red glitter came
Though I will never try this on my own nails due to impatience I think my favorite of all of these (in terms of replication) is Conterfeit #1.
What do you think? Would you ever have the patience to have this done, or do any of these manicures for a friend?