I have another nail gem provided by KKCenterHk to show you! In case you missed the other nail gem manis, you can see them by clicking HERE.
Today I have a butterfly... perfect for summer! And, on a side note, it looks like sunshine has FINALLY made it to the midwest!
I was drawn to this butterfly because it looks similar to a monarch. I really love the color and the little dots. It doesn't look at all like a cartoon butterfly and has a gorgeous realistic coloring to it.
I prepped the back of the gem with a swipe of clear coat and let it dry while I did my mani to protect the design since the back is papery. I used 2 coats of China Glaze Riveting as my base and attached the butterfly with clear polish. It would stick longer with glue, but if you only wear them for a day at a time and you don't plan to do much with your hands, polish works fine. If you don't think you have a steady hand, you could use tweezers or even take an orange stick with a drop of clear coat on the tip to pick up the gem and place it on your nail.
The only thing I would change about this gem is the size. I have very rounded nail beds, so the wing sticks up a bit more than I'd like it to. But, if you have flatter nail beds this may not be as much of an issue.
One last bit of fun for you... KKCenterHk gave me a coupon code! You can use coupon code Chameleon for an additional 10% off!
Coupon Code: Chameleon
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