Tuesday, February 14, 2012

CNY Day 5

It was a super packed day! But thank goodness most of the customers were early/on time, thus no delay in between! I had last minute cancellation of 2 customers as well, and they did not bother to inform me at all until it was time for their appointment. Very irresponsible because someone else could have booked the slots....

These girls rushed over from their last lesson at school to get their nails done! They pretty much had an idea of what they wanted thus it was fast! 

First up was Elmo and Cookie Monster! Base was Not like the Movies by OPI, and I love this color alot! 

Then the usual floral mix! 

And the ribbons with polka dot mix! In very festive colors if I may say! 

After them, I had a few customers, but I did not manage to capture their manicures ): It was mainly leopard prints with glittery spots and crystals, as well as a Tiffany ribbon nail art for another customer! *Slap myself for not taking photo ugh!*

These were my last customers of the day, a bunch of bubbly students! They had a hard time deciding, and one of them decided to just go ahead first! She decided on black giraffe spots on a hot pink base, and it ended up looking kind of like shatter effect! 

They browsed through my phone for designs, and decided to do aztec prints, with a slight change in the color choice! I actually enjoy doing aztec nail art alot, because there's endless possibilities! 

It was about 10 plus when they left, and then I had a super late lunch/dinner with my friends who popped by! Thanks Yuenyin and Yingying for helping out! (: 

It was a hectic pre-CNY manicure appointments, but I enjoyed myself tremendously!

Saturday, February 11, 2012

CNY Day 4

I am on a roll! All these posts are scheduled actually, so that I have new designs for you guys! (And so that Mynt will not judge me for being a bad blogger and not update enough LOL)

First customer of the day was Vanessa, who's actually the older sister of Theresa the day before! She actually did a set of sweet daisy flower set at one of the flea I was at, and this time round, she decided to go for the roses that she couldn't decide between the other time. She opted to have pink and white stripes for her index and ring finger as well, to prevent floral overdose!

Clara came next! She sent me a picture beforehand of a 3D acrylic ribbon on a tuxedo set. However I don't provide 3D, thus we settled for 2D ribbon instead! It turned out to be very sweet looking with the pink and white combo! On the rest of the fingers, we kept it simple and plain with 2 different shades of pink polka dots on white base! 

Jolene came with a friend to do nails! She was very excited before doing actually, but couldn't decide on the design so her friend went first! This customer loves leopard prints and loud colors, and decided to have an accent nail of hot pink Hello Kitty! They joked that it looks like a pirated Hello Kitty made in China....LOL! 
She was a joy to work with, and kept me entertained throughout the whole process! 

After looking at her friend's nails, Jolene decided to get the same set, but change the accent nails to ribbons on a bright orange base! Due to Fengshui, her mother has instructed her not to have blue, purple, and green colors on her nails, thus her leaves ended up to yellow.... Jolene's boyfriend happens to live nearby, and she promised to visit me often to do her nails! I'm glad she was happy with the end results! 
Both of them were a joy to work with, and after a long day, I didn't feel tired because of their constant chatter and jokes. Thanks girls! 

A last minute booking by Ruby's friend, Christine, who got convinced to do her nails after seeing Ruby's. She stays nearby as well, thus had no problem with the late timeslot, phew! She had a hard time deciding, and ended up doing alternate design on her fingers! After looking at the photos, the complex designs make her nails look very cluttered ): I should have advice her to get simpler designs to go with either! 

It was a hectic day, but fun nonetheless with all the ladies being on time and nice and friendly! 
Till the next! (:

Thursday, February 9, 2012

CNY Day 3

Oops! Apologies for the lack of posts and updates!
Onto the third day, which is approximately 4 days away from CNY! 

This customer wanted to do Hello Kitty french tips at first, because she's a big HK fan! However she was concerned that her nails are too short, and that the Hello Kitty will not look as outstanding! I suggested for her to do a full face on the thumb for Hello Kitty, and rainbow polka dots on the rest of her fingers! The outcome was really cute! 

Bengyee loves pink alot, and she's also a floral person! We decided on a floral tape design on her thumbs, and floral tips for the rest of her fingers! The outcome was very girl-y, and very suitable for CNY as well at the same time! 

Weiyu actually sent me pictures of some aztec nail designs before this, and we ended up doing a mix of designs for all! We went for a pastel look, and I am most satisfied with the design on the thumb! Aztec is becoming a popular trend, especially among my younger customers! 

My last customer of the day, Theresa, is actually still a student and have lesson the next day! But she decided to do her nails because she wouldn't have time after! She just wanted something quirky, and we decided on a lime base with black moustache on her fingers, and a clock face on her thumb! 

There were 3 other customers that I did not manage to capture their designs, because as usual, I forgot. Not a good excuse I know...... Till the next!