Monday, May 12, 2014

TUTORIAL: Carnaval Confetti inspired by Rio de Janeiro

It's that time of year again: Sally Hansen's I Heart Nail Art contest is here! This month's theme is "Color Destinations" and let me tell's got me dreaming about travel. This confetti nail art look is inspired by the vibrant culture of Rio de Janeiro and their Carnaval festival, and I'm gonna show you how to get the look on your own nails!

Keep reading for the full tutorial and details on how you could win $500 and a trip to NYC!

You'll need:
Sally Hansen Insta Dri - Lightening
Sally Hansen Insta Dri - In Prompt Blue
Sally Hansen Triple Shine - Kelp Out
Sally Hansen Triple Shine - Dive In
Sally Hansen I Heart Nail Art Tool Kit

This quick and simple look will have you ready for the party in no time! Watch the tutorial and then fearlessly jump right in!

Change up the colors in these destination inspired nails and rock them on your birthday. Add streamers to an old mani to give it a midweek pick-me-up. Or just celebrate a little personal victory -- there's no occasion too small for confetti nail art!

Ready to take it one step further? Kick up the glamour with some gold jewelry like this gorgeous bondage chain ring from BaubleBar. Bring on the Brazilian bling!

Enter the Sally Hansen #IHeartNailArt contest at for a chance to win $500 and a trip to NYC to compete in the grand finale. The grand prize winner will become a Sally Hansen nail art ambassador and receive $2000! No Purchase Necessary. See Official Rules for full details.

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Sally Hansen. Products provided by PR.


  1. Oh how festive. I love this. Now I want to go to Rio.

  2. Kimberly @ Turning The PagesMay 12, 2014 at 8:39 PM

    Love the look :) So bright and cheerful.

  3. very fun! This mani just puts me in a good mood!!

  4. Bruna Lombardi de AzevedoMay 13, 2014 at 10:16 AM

    I love this one.... inspired on world cup right?
    I'm from Brazil! :)

  5. This is such a fun mani! Must try.

  6. Cute!! So many possibilities for colour combos--you could celebrate your national holiday with patriotic colours, or your favourite sports team's victory... Ooh or do it with black and metallics for New Years. Great idea :)

  7. Cute design! x

  8. I'm obsessed with this blog! So many cute ideas.

    Check out my latest post on fancy gel nails for more inspiration:

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  10. Nice bright and colorful nail design! I like it, you are so talented :)


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