Konad Series Part 3: A Design with Image Plate M64: “Without Konad Special Polish”
This one is for you Divya!
Considering the price of a very tiny Konad special, I wanted to find out some polish that would work as well and is thick enough. Mostly, any polish would show up on a black base, but this silver was even better than the konad silver :yahoo:. I splurged a lot on konad last month and still tyring out, so forgive the mess! Konad is just perfect for people like me who want crisp nail art in seconds :toothygrin: without hard work.
Again, the plates need to be chosen and purchased separately, 175 rupees for each, the special polish for 145 each for 5 ml too has to be there and a basic stamp and scraper. I would also recommend a basic four colors of special polishes in silver, red, white and black or may be gold and dark blue too to start with.
For a base color, go for any dark color or light color to create a contrast. If you don’t like it to be too visible, you may even go with ur regular polish and stamp on with it :stars:, but the image plate designs are so pretty that you would want them to show up loud :toothygrin:. Also, having a basic nail base coat and a light and thin top coat also helps to keep things neat and easier to remove later, especially the dark base colors.
I found out that this shade in Lakme, which is a deep silver grey works even better than the Konad special polish and the Avon Simply Pretty one in black. I think is a must-have for anyone who likes nail polishes with or without nail art. For konad, I prefer plates with large images that cover the entire nails. If your nail bed is small, go for the small designs like fruits and hearts, etc., as they would look super cute :toothygrin:
So, here we go for this design :
- Base coat.
- Top coat.
- Avon black nail polish.
- Lakme nail polish.
- Orange stick and cotton for cleaning up.
- Stamp kit from Konad.
- Image plate M64.
Apply base coat and then paint your nails a neat opaque black or a base color of choice, dry thoroughly.
Apply this particular Lakme polish for a silver design on the design of your choice on the image plate. I am using the chequered one on plate M64.
Scrape off the polish from the image plate with the help of the scraper given with the kit and try to immediately clean up on a tissue, keep one at the base of the plate.
Use the stamp with a gentle yet firm rolling and pressing motion to pick the design up on the stamp surface. Depending on the design, use the broader or the smaller side of the double-ended stamp
Gently press the stamp in one rolling sweep on the nail, let it dry, finish all nails similarly.
Clean up the mess at the edges of the nails with a clean Q-tip and remover.
Apply a top coat with light touch-up motion with a light hand taking care not to spoil the design. I am using the Lakme spa line one.
Clean up the plates, stamp, scraper. It’s usually messy, so I use acetone for this and a tweezer to hold the cotton so that my nails are untouched in the process. Its best to get an acetone bottle from a hardware shop, especially for cleaning up things here, like plate and scraper as using up a nail polish remover would not be cost effective.
I am so happy to get a pretty silver polish that would work as well and cost me lesser and last me longer :happydance: 145 rupees for a tiny bottle of Konad special polish restricts to get more colors. This image plate is again one of my favourites. Sorry, the design got a little messy. Its best to clean the plate in between the process too for crisp design. I did not, so it ended up a little messy :stars: Konad is definitely fun and a pleasant change from our usual nail painting routine. If you don’t like nail art like me, try Konad and you may just start liking it!!!!
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61 thoughts on “Konad Design with Image Plate M64 Without Konad Special Polish”
Its awesome neha :teddy:
I am the first one to comment :jiggy:
This one toh looks completely awesome Neha ! :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:
I am going to pick fake Konads and try them 😀
Wowl.. Amazing.. I have been eyeing on konad for quite sometime. Will make to bring it to action..
Neha, Could you please tell me if Lakme Spaline range is available in Chennai? If yes, where?
amrin i got it from pune
havnt seen it arnd in chennai :))
:waaa: :waaa: :waaa:
this indeed is pretty Neha :yahoo: :yahoo:
aur others ?:)
this looks gorgeous neha :inlove:
:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: neha..
:happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: i like this one too!!!!! loved the one with pink nailpaint as base and the leopard like print one also!!!!! :pompom: :pompom: :pompom:
I shud better place my order of konad stuff fast :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: its lovely neha :teddy: :teddy:
:victory2: u will love it
Neha your posts have so convinced me to purchase the konad stuff : )
hope u get some of the plates i wrote abt :victory2:
wow…love the design !! 🙂
neha i think this is my fav plate of the lot :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
wow.. i loved it.. :inlove: :inlove: .. But u made me J :spank: :spank:
Neha…….there is no thinking twice…..I have to get thissssss asap :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: I have still not got these…..and I want to :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: waise, I have lakme ka silver wala polish…..that simplly pretty black one is so good…. :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:
ya jomu the avon one is the best black i have
n lakme to gorgeous na
Hi neha, I have also ordered the konad nailpaints.. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: waiting for my order to be delivered.. :waiting: :waiting: :waiting:
i wanna ask u something. when u apply the nailpaint on the plate how long we have to wait before scraping ???? and is there any chnace that the design might break in the process?? ?:) ?:)
wait for milliseconds id say 😐
the longer u wait the drier it gets n turn ur air conditioning off 😐
it wont break it would just dry up n not stick to stamper
gorgeous neha :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :teddy: :teddy: :teddy:
:thanks: sim ji
Guess what I also got plates from konad 🙂 infect got my order last week! Must say that nirus is quick !I got my order within 3-4 days !
ooohhh classy classy classy! :thanks:
:thanks: so much bhawana
Oooh!~ Nice! :thumbsup:
Magar I will toh search for for nakli phoren ka maal wala konad kits and use. O:)
they wont work 😐
Kya?! Toh sachhi wala phoren ka maal hi lena padega? Meri Amma mera murder kar degi. :chewnails
Ab toh I will have to wait until my budday. 😥 :huh:
Very lovely Neha..
the colors look so good together
best of the lot Neha! Way to go 🙂
Lovely nail art 🙂
I will be recieving my Konad order today just received their message.. :woot: :woot: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
now for this promotion they better send me some free stuff 😐 😐
:preen: :preen: :preen: :shying: :shying:
nice review neha ….
U changed ur DP …pehle wali achhi thi :waytogo: :waytogo: ….issme aapki eyes nahi dikhayi de rahi hai ….
eyes q chiye
im not waering makeup in this so 😐
to kya huya ??? aap waise hi itne beautiful ho :rose: :rose: …. :makeup: make up ki kya zaroorat hai ???
thats pretty..hwere do u order konad from??
fab neha..one has to be so super quick with this..I finally managed to get it right after 2-3 errors..
me too :victory2:
WOW awesome!! :woot: :woot:
This one is my favorite among the others that I saw in your previous posts!! :inlove: :inlove:
I MUST get this PLATE!!
I am going to get these very soon, Neha, and I love the full nail image plates, I think I will get the ones you have shown in your posts. :woot: :woot: The black with silver over it is looking awesome and lovely pics as usual, Neha. :yes: