Luckily, that changed due to a few things;
a) I got my first Liquid Sand/Pixie Dust polishes which I'm very excited about!!
b) I saw discovered Polished Elegance and this amazing post and I knew I had to try it myself.
So without further ado, I give you Sailor Stark!!
Before anyone asks, I'll explain why I've been calling it the Sailor Stark manicure. Once it was done, I couldn't decide if it reminded me more of Iron Man because of the gold/red colours or of Sailor Mars because of the bow-like shapes. So my friend suggested why not Sailor Stark?
I started off with OPI Matte Nail Envy for my base-coat (I'm still on a mission to make my nails strong and long!) After that, I added 2 coats of one of my favourite reds ever, China Glaze's Cranberry Splash. Which is just the most beautiful red ever and application is always amazing! Topped it off with Revlon's Quick Dry until it was dry enough to add the striping tape.
Once the polish was dry enough, I made an 'X' with the tape and the proceeded to use Zoya Pixie Dust Solange for the beautiful golden and OPI's Bond Girls Collection, Jinx for the orange tip. I initially wanted to use Zoya Pixie Dust Chyna, but I thought it would be too much like Cranberry Splash.
I ended up putting it only over the non-textured part and so far they've remained.
And that's it! This is one of those nail arts that I'm head over heels for. I've been caught many a times staring at my nails thinking how cool they look. I highly recommend it!