Butter London's Beautiful (and Easy) Texture Clash Nails

The future of nail art is all in the finish, and Butter London Global Colour Ambassador Katie Hughes is leading the charge! We caught up with Katie to get the scoop on how she created one of this year’s most coveted looks—the dual texture French manicure. Want to find out how you can re-create the coolest mani this side of Chelsea? Just click through to see Katie’s tutorial!
 
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  • butter LONDON Nail Lacquer, Union Jack Black 0.4 oz (11 ml)
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    "So what do we call this manicure?
     
    "The nail we’ve done is a texture clash with a jet lacquer called Union Jack Black," Katie revealed." — @polyvore-editorial
     
    Jet black and uber-glossy, this goes on like liquid patent leather. Bewarned, you may have the sudden urge to wear 6 inch stilettos and carry a riding crop. Butter LONDON's highly-pigmented lacquers are created for the catwalk and formulated to nourish and protect nails. Create bespoke looks with countless colours and finishes. Butter LONDON does not add formaldehyde, toluene, or DBP to any of its nail formulas. It's colour without compromise. Highly pigmented. Consistent coverage. Vitamin formula promotes nail strength. Butter LONDON does not add formaldehyde, toluene or DBP to any of its nail formulas. It's colour without compromise.
  • butter LONDON 'Matte Finish' Shine Free Topcoat
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    "How did you achieve the matte/glossy contrast?
     
    "After the polish, we applied a matte topcoat to give it a slightly grungy but cool feel," Katie explained." — @polyvore-editorial
     
    butter LONDON Matte Finish Shine Free top coat turns traditional shine on its head with a beautiful matte finish that dries in seconds and proves resistant to chips so your manicure lasts. And because butter LONDON wants to give you color without compromise, it does not add formaldehyde, toluene or DBP to any of its nail formulas. 0.6 oz. By butter LONDON. Ingredients Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Silica, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Isopropyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Citric Acid. Ingredients are subject to change at the manufacturer's discretion. For the most complete and up-to-date list of ingredients, refer to the product packaging.
  • butter LONDON 'Hardwear P.D. Quick' Topcoat
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    "And what about the ends of the nails?
     
    "Then I’ve put a glossy topcoat on to create a tip," Katie told us."So it’s like a French manicure!"" — @polyvore-editorial
     
    Hardwear P.D. Quick top coat locks in nail color with its quick drying, chip resistant, high-gloss formula that protects your nails while extending the life of your manicure. And because butter LONDON wants to give you color without compromise, it does not add formaldehyde, toluene or DBP to any of its nail formulas. Pro tip: To revive a tired looking manicure, apply a fresh coat to your entire nail. 0.6 oz. By butter LONDON. Ingredients Ethyl Acetate, SD Alcohol-40B, Butyl Acetate, Cellulose Acetate Butyrate, Acrylates Copolymer, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Sucrose Benzoate, Triphenyl Phosphate, Benzophenone-1, Acrylates Copolymer (AND) Dimethiconol (AND) Mercaptopropionic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Dimethicone, Calcium Pantothenate, Ascorbic Acid, Violet 2. Ingredients are subject to change at the manufacturer's discretion. For the most complete and up-to-date list of ingredients, refer to the product packaging.
  • Những bộ nail “khuấy đảo” các tín đồ làm đẹp năm 2013 Làm đẹp
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    "Any tips for getting, uh, perfect tips?
     
    "If you need a guide for the glossy topcoat, you can use binder reinforcement stickers," Katie said. "Definitely wait 'til your matte topcoat is completely dry, though."" — @polyvore-editorial
     
    (Petrotimes) - Là một tín đồ thời trang hẳn bạn sẽ không thể chỉ quan tâm đến đầu tóc, quần áo và giày dép mà còn phải dành thời gian chăm sóc cho những chiếc móng tay nhỏ nhắn và xinh xắn. Trong năm 2013 đã có rất nhiều những mẫu nail được yêu thích hơn bao giờ hết. Dưới đây sẽ là những bộ nail giúp bạn luôn tỏa sáng và tự tin ở khắp mọi nơi.
  • Altuzarra, ICB by Prabal Gurung, KAELEN, Rachel Roy
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    "Any trends you're seeing for beauty in fall 2013?
     
    "There are actually a lot of London elements in what’s going on right now—not just at this show, but all season."" — @polyvore-editorial
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    Backstage Beauty at Kaelen Fall 2013
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    Backstage Beauty at Kaelen Fall 2013
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    Backstage Beauty at Kaelen Fall 2013

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