It's the beginning of another week and, collegiates, that means mani monday! This week is deidcated to our Zeta ladies, so keep on reading to find out how to create a ZTA manicure that's sure to wow every sisters.
Zeta's colors are turquoise and steel gray so I used Revlon Trendy ($5.99) and Essie Chinchilly ($8.49). I also threw in some glitter with Black Poppy's turquoise glitter polish (a line of nail polish carried in PacSun)—you can find a similar color in Butter London's Scallywag ($15).
First, paint your thumb and ring finger using the turquoise polish, finsihing up the base by painting the remaining three fingers with the grey polish.
Zeta's symbol is the crown, so we'll paint that on our thumb. Using a toothpick, begin by drawing a slightly concave line near the tip of the nail, sort of like a frowning smiley face. Next, draw five downward facing "v's" to act as the points of the crown.
On the nails that you painted with a grey base, draw stripes using the turquoise polish and a dotting tool. I find that dotting tools help create much thicker and consistent lines than toothpicks do, but toothpicks will work if you don't own dotting tools.
Lastly, use the turquoise glitter polish to make your ring finger sparkle and shine. Creating an accent nail by painting the ring finger with glitter polish always adds such a fun touch!
And now our Zeta-inspired, turquoise and grey mani is complete! Be sure to add a clear topcoat and show it off at the next function, your sisters will be insanely jealous!
Quick tip: To give the manicure a slightly different look, exchange out the stripes for polka dots instead!