Nail Art | Studio Ghibli Inspired Soot Sprites ft. Spell Polish

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Finished Soot Sprite glossy mani under artificial lighting.

Hey guys! I have been so excited to share these with you, if you are a Studio Ghibli fan you’ll know exactly how giddy I am about this look! Soot Sprites show up in a few of the Studio Ghibli films, my favorite is Spirited Away when Chihiro/Sin feeds them the little star shaped sprinkles.

I began with a base of one coat of Tux Polish‘s Onyx on my index and pinky nails and one coat of Pure on my middle and ring nail. I then did one coat of Spell Polish‘s Rainbow Balloon across all nails with some glitter placement before adding a nice thick layer of topcoat.

Completed base mani featuring Rainbow Balloon.
Once more at an angle.

I then used a dotting tool and black acrylic paint to make bodies for each of the sprites before going in with a small detail brush and feathering out their shapes with more acrylic paint. I added little legs and arms in there as well, and used a smaller dotting tool and white acrylic paint to make the eyes. I then went in with an even smaller dotting tool to five them pupils and eye shine before top coating once more and finally matting them.

Completed glossy mani at an angle under artificial lighting.
This guy on the bottom right here gives me life!! 
Completed matte look under artificial lighting.
Completed matte look at an angle.
Completed matte macro.

Are you a Studio Ghibli fan? Rainbow Ballon is releasing on October 1st as part of the Rainbow Balloon Festival trio from Spell Polish, be sure to follow their social media accounts below to stay up to date on all future releases and sales:


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