Thursday, June 12, 2014

TUTORIAL: Molten Metal Drip Nail Art

This month's Sally Hansen I Heart Nail Art theme is "Liquid Mani-a," inspired by all things textured, metallic, shiny, and embellished! I've been in love with the new Color Foil metallic line (um, hello) and just had to use one of the shades in my newest tutorial. The finish of the polish combined with the drips had me thinking molten metal!

This drip tutorial can be used with any combination of polishes and finishes, but I do think it looks particularly glamorous with the purple metallic.

I used two Sally Hansen shades here:
Sally Hansen Insta Dri - Petal Pusher
Sally Hansen ColorFoil - Purple Alloy

You will also need a dotting tool and nail art brush; I grabbed mine from the I Heart Nail Art Tool Kit.

There are so many possibilities when it comes to drip nail art. Experiment with colors and finishes to make the look your own!

I've also paired this metallic nail art look with the appropriately named "Nailing It" gold cuff bracelet from BaubleBar.

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 that's pretty! I need more nudes. Is this the theme for the SH contest? I see random manis there all the time. Do they change the theme? Sorry, that was alot all at once. Their website isn't all that clear about it.

  2. This is a fun drip manicure! Love the choices of colors too.

  3. The theme for this month is Liquid Mani-a, and you can always find the current theme via the contest page on It changes monthly, and there is a winner selected for each theme. Then the winners all go to NYC to compete in the grand finale.

    The random manis are probably showing up because tagging #iheartnailart automatically enters you in the competition. People are probably using the hashtag without realizing that it is entering them, and the contest page is aggregating them all together. :)

  4. my goodness! this is beautiful!

  5. Oh Okay. Thanks!

  6. fun! I'll have to give this a try too! cant wait to try the color foils :D

  7. Really nice design. I like metal polishes

  8. Great tutorial! Thanks for filming that for us!

  9. I love these! The tutorial is really useful too! The colour foil nail polishes look amazing - I really need to buy some now! :)

  10. wonderful..:)

  11. Aww I really love the idea with the metalic dripping *___* And the color combo is so pretty

  12. I absolutely love the way they came out! Thanks for the tutorial! It's super easy to follow :)


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