The New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 Backstage Beauty Report: ‘Whitened Blue’ Nail Polish
Designer: Costello Tagliapietra
Lead Manicurist: Julie Kandalec for essie
The Scoop: Costello Tagliapietra drew inspiration from cinematic photography of the 1980’s, and created a cohesive collection that mimicked a romantic, nostalgic tale. Since the focal color was blue, Julie Kandalec for essie layered bikini so teeny and limo-scene to create a custom ‘whitened blue’ nail shade.
How To DIY ‘Whitened Blue’ Nail Polish
1. Apply ridge filling base coat to clean, filed nails.
2. Once the base coat dries, apply two coats of bikini so teeny.
3. Next, apply one heavy coat of limo-scene.
4. Follow with good to go top coat.
Expert Tip: applying a single, heavier coat of polish will help eliminate streaking.