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8 Spooky Nights Nail Art Challenge - Day 1: Skulls

Hi everyone! Today starts day one of the 8 Spooky Nights Nail Art Challenge - WOOHOO! Day one is skulls which to me automatically meant sugar skulls. I'm obsessed with sugar skulls and Day of the Dead so this was a no-brainer. 

PS: If you don't have a blog, you can join in too! Non-bloggers can submit in a contest and win a prize at the end! I'm not going to say what it is... it will be a surprise for now. But I will tell you it is an AMAZING indie Halloween polish. Need I say more?

Here are the rules: 
  • You must be a non-blogger to compete for the contest prize.
  • All nail art must be on your nails. No falsies. Only new work please.
  • Stamping is allowed. No stickers or nail decals. Acrylic paint is allowed, but nail polish must be    used in some aspect of the design.
  • In order to compete for the Contest Prize, you must complete all 8 days and have them submitted via email to or on Peace Love Lacquer's Facebook wall before midnight Pacific time the day of the challenge.
  • Day 8 (Only Black & Orange) will be the nail art that is voted upon.
  • All qualifying participants Day 8 photo will be placed in a folder on November 1st and voting will be most likes. Voting will close at 6pm Pacific on Monday November 5th. The official winnder will be announced the morning of November 6th.
  • Must be 18 years old and live within the US or have a US address in order to qualify for prize.

    Now let's check out my sugar skull nails! I'll be honest, I'm a little disappointed with my art. I just couldn't get it right. Everything was going well until I tried to draw the little teeth, as you can see. After all of this, I ended up ordering nail art brushes so hopefully that'll help. I used Circus by Andrea's Choice Reverso as the white base and using a dotting tool dotted various colors around the eyes. I also used the dotting tool for the nose (an upside down heart).

    Make sure to check out these lovely ladies creepy skull manis:
    XO, Noelle
    College Polished 


    1. Aww I like them!! super good!! :D

    2. Isn't it fun to do the sugar skulls?

    3. This is great! I love the noses. :)

      1. Haha, I love their upside down heart noses too!

    4. I love how you did the teeth! I never would have thought of that! <3

      1. ACK! I was so worried about the teeth but thank you!

    5. So cute! I can't wait to try sugar skulls!!

    6. Yours are so pretty! I think I like the teeth on yours more than mine!

    7. These are adorable! I <3 the colors you used!

    8. I love how you did their teeth! These are really great ♥


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