๐ŸŽ„ 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS ๐ŸŽ„ Nail Art – Day 1


Hi Everyone

Hope you all having a great week so far. Last year i did 12 days of Christmas – Lush products and this year I’m doing Christmas inspired Nail Art.

This is the first time I’ve ever tried nail art so please be kind lol.

Today i start with the Gingerbread Man.


These are the colours i used:

๐ŸŽ„ย Blanc
๐ŸŽ„A List
๐ŸŽ„Ruffles & Feathers

๐ŸŽ„Coat Couture


  • STEP 1ย ย  Paint the whole nail White with Essie – Blanc
  • STEP 2ย ย  Paint the Gingerbread on with Essie – Coat Couture using a small brush and/or a dotting tool
  • STEP 3ย ย  Paint the eyes, mouth, buttons, hand & feet drop with a dotting tool using Essie – Blanc
  • STEP 4ย ย  Paint the dots of Red and Green with a dotting tool using Essie – A List and Essie – Ruffles & Feathers
  • STEP 5ย ย  Finish with a top coat of your choice – I used the Essie Gel Setter




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Welcome to Popcorn and Pearlsโ€ฆ. My name is Melissa. Iโ€™m a 30-something year old Beauty and Lifestyle Blogger. I originally come from Durban, living in Cape Town with my 3 furbabies (cats), Peanut (my little panda) and my Twins, Lycan and Luna, for 15 years now and loving this City with all it has to offer. I have a love for everything Beautiful โ€“ from Makeup, to Fragrances, Clothing, Shoes and even Food. Popcorn and Pearls is my home away from home, the place i dive into to get away from the busy yet mundane life of the ebb and flow of work and sleep. I love sharing my finds with you all, whether it be a beautiful yet inexpensive dupe makeup item, a piece of jewelry, books or a little undiscovered restaurant. I love sharing my views on makeup, fragrance, body products and more with every one of you. I know you get great products in the USA or UK but i love finding dupe affordable products for all my readers in our very own South Africa When i am not working on my blog then i am a Full Time Travel agent. I also am addicted to TV series as well as reading. Thanks for reading my blog and being such great supporters. Please feel free to contact me anything on: mel_east_7@live.com

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