The lovely Emily from Nailsxo invited me to take part in her World Cup Nails 2014 challenge. Each participant was given a country playing in the World Cup and asked to create nails based on it.
I got Ecuador! I am not too familiar with Ecuador except it is next to Peru, which so happens to be half of where I am from!
I was a little nervous for this challenge. I butcher flag manicures and I am not the biggest fan of futbol/soccer. I know, I know, I make the worst Peruvian-Indian EVER given the sport is so huge in both countries!
I took to the internet and upon further research I learned the Galapagos Islands are part of Ecuador! I had no idea! Being a Zoology major, I have studied quite a bit about the Galapagos so I decided to base my manicure on that very large part of the culture.
Did you know? Ecuador is considered the most biodiverse nation per kilometer!
I included a couple of photos because I L-O-V-E how wonderful the base of these came out!
- Sephora by OPI Go My Own Way
- Sally Hansen Triple Shine Slick Black
- Zoya Crystal, Yara, Opal
- Urban Outfitters Blue Velvet
- Milani Peacock, Power Periwinkle
- Deborah Lippmann Mermaid’s Dream
- Essie No Place Like Chrome
- Seche Vite top coat
- Small artist’s brushes
- Sponge-tip applicator
- MoYou London plates 04 (Princess collection) & 08 (Sailor collection)
Hi, my name is Monica and I have RA.