How to ‘Nail Art’ Monochrome French

Elegant, classic and simple, few can resist the timeless elegance that is the ultimate duet paring of black and white. You too can create this fantastic monochrome look which is a modern and sophisticated take on the chic, polished effect of a classic French manicure. Monochrome French is devised by Jules and brought to life here by Sveta Sanders using simple nail art techniques and piCture pOlish products available online to create these stunning contrast nails.

First, begin with piCture pOlish Bright White, known for its super white crème finish, achieving a solid and smooth (opaque) coverage in just two coats. Bright White is the perfect foundation needed to achieve such a dramatic and defined look. Expressing purity and a sense of innocence, Bright White is expressive and flawless. Once you’re done with the creamy base coat, move on to the tips. You Buy Nail Polish accessories like these vinyls to create your crescent or go freehand… Your hands should be steady to avoid any mishaps.

Simply apply your selected shape and apply a generous lashing of piCture pOlish Black. Known as a colour of secrecy shrouded in negative undertones, create your own air of mystery and defiance with this look. piCture pOlish Black is the fundamental piece of this puzzle, perfectly clashing from the opposite end of the colour palette spectrum, providing a rich, dark contrast. There simply is no time for grey here!

This modern twist works well for both short and long nails and let’s face it – black and white never goes out of style. It is quite simply the most classical combination ever, perfect for day to day wear and glaming up that little black dress. Monochrome French is a sophisticated take on nail art that’s great for beginners and very easy to achieve using nail polish supplies and nail art kits, all available online through piCture pOlish.

Finish with piCture pOlish Gloss on Top to get this gel look, resulting in an immaculate high gloss top coat which dries smooth on the nail. Your manicure will last longer this way. It’s simple, sophisticated and beautiful!

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Confessions of a Nail Polish Addict

Recently, we asked for your confession… how many nail polishes do you own?  When building the ultimate polish collection we know firsthand that you need to start with a sturdy base, plus a few for nail art embellishments.  The ‘nail polish addicts (NPA)’ in our online community were quick to confess…

Read some of their comments below:

  • Not including base/top coats, but including stamping polishes I have: 2,451 @crutenberg
  • Around 120 (most of them are PP) + a lot of stamping polishes and top coats. – @treasuresuntoldblog
  • 100 pp and about 400 others. I’m addicted.  @sarahhpowell
  • Love #picturepolish because the color range is so unique i can’t find it in any other brand, and also the formula quality is so good pigmented not streaky at all. – @janicemanuI
  • 500+ and 155 picture polish @bloomella
  • 1400+ it’s been a while since I counted them☺ – @dittehvilsom
  • 688 of which 68 is PP, and 108 is stamping polishes… In other words, not enough – @nombj
  • Discovered picture polish around 3 years ago, and ever since I tried my first pp polish, which was fools gold, I instantly fell in love with the brand. Even the first stroke was flawless! Picture polish’s products have never disappointed me; I love the quality, the buttery smooth formula, the amazing wear time, and best of all, the unique and outstanding range of shades! I bet you there’s not a shade you can’t find for your mood! With the cute and intelligent names and quotes for each bottle, you definitely feel special wearing it! – @nails.by.sarahhhI
  • Somewhere between 300 and 350, I feel a lot less guilty about it reading some of the other replies nailaholics forever! – @borisperrilaviski
  • Around 1500 probably not as many as other ladies.. but I only started a year ago so I’ve not done bad – @baby_mama_nails
  • 30 picture polish and around 500 bottles since the begining (7 years ago) – @aline__ea
  • Between 200-250 and counting…it’s reassuring to know that I’m not the only crazy one out there – @polishedandfabulous
  • In all my years of purchasing 3 drawers full of Picture polishes. I love these polishes so much they while yes shipping to the US can be expensive every order has gotten to me some times in as little as two days . So, I would just start a list and when I got to 10 then I placed a order.  – @tkirslis
  • My mother gave me my first #picturepolish! How many happiness and emotions! to this day, my collection Picture Polish is growing at a tremendous speed, I collect all the bestsellers of the brand and do not cease to admire them – @katty.nails.love

Some confessions made us giggle…

  • No matter how many it’s NEVER enough!!! – @mommysalami0529
  • Only enough to where we need two strong men to pick up the bucket when I’m moving and need to move all my polishes – @nubienails
  • Well damn ladies I only have 4 in one colour, because it’s my favourite colour, and you need to stock up like the apocalypse when you find something you like! When I want something different, my best friend is a beauty therapist! – @la_gilmore
  • Cataloging at the moment and up to 771 still have 3 shelves to go! – @nailsatthehill
  • Omg! that mission is impossible to count nailpolishes! – @nisololo
  • Please don’t make me count! – @amberdawnhacker

We welcomed new NPA recruits…

  • Just received my very first delivery from @picturepolish and I am hooked! The colours are gorgeous, there are just so many that I love!!! – @amoharroI
  • I love Picture Polish – because it Picture Polish! 😂No, seriously! #picturepolish is something overseas. I think that most loves these varnishes for their branded bare chips! And indeed it is! It is necessary to look at it in the sun, at the way it shimmers in the sun – a magical spectacle that can not give any any other nail ❤ But for me, there is a special thrill and special feelings for lacquers #picturepolish. These lacquers, I wanted more from 13 years old when my passion just beginning to emerge. I am a long time could not realize this dream, looked different photos, Swatch and quietly envied 😔participated in numerous competitions and could not understand what I’m doing wrong … I could never win them 🙁 All my efforts were in vain. But Now, for my birthday, my mother gave me my first # picturepolish! How many happiness and emotions! to this day, my collection Picture Polish is growing at a tremendous speed, I collect all the bestsellers of the brand and do not cease to admire them. This treasure of my collection and I always very careful and treat with a special love for them when I paint another PP -. I feel some special emotions both on color, and by their beauty you are best ❤. – @katty.nails.love

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Sharing piCture pOlish love

We love our piCture pOlish community so much and recently we were overwhelmed with all the nice things that you had to say about us! Customer satisfaction is our end goal here at PP HQ and the girls and I, truly believe that our customers’ opinions are pure gems. Which is why we’ve grown as a company and our new online store is evidence as you all helped us to create it. Easy to navigate your input has redefined the shopping experience when you’re online shopping for nail polish or to buy matte lipstick online.

We’re proud and honoured to have received thousands of positive comments about being the best Nail product suppliers! And thought we’d share some of our favourites…

Holographic Nail Colour

In particular, holosexuals — lovers of holographic formulas — love our vast collection. Read on, but be warned you might be converted:

  • @virginie_et_ses_vernis = I love particularly the scatter holo of picturepolish ❤️
  • @enid_crochet = Picture polish is one of my favorite brands of nail lacquer, because they have such a wide range of colors, the quality is amazing, the holos are beautiful and their matte top coat is fantastic.
  • @langolodeglismalti = Picture Polish shades are simply stunning and unique, the colors you choose are super original and complex! My favorite ones are the scattered holos, they always look so elegant 😍 Plus, I adore the packaging and the names 😅

Wear Time

We know our polish has serious staying power, we happy to say a “week on the tips” if you don’t believe us then here’s what others had to say :

  • @polilish = Your polishes are all so beautiful and of such great quality, and for me they have excellent wear time, at least a week if not more! (I only don’t know if they can go beyond a week because I get bored with the same colour and have to change 😃)
  • @horusac75 = I absolutely love the combination of gorgeous colours, great finishes and amazing wear time! ❤
  • @nails.by.sarahhh = I discovered picture polish around 3 years ago, and ever since I tried my first pp polish, which was fools gold, I instantly fell in love with the brand. Even the first stroke was flawless! Picture polish’s products have never disappointed me; I love the quality, the buttery smooth formula, the amazing wear time, and best of all, the unique and outstanding range of shades! I bet you there’s not a shade you can’t find for your mood! With the cute and intelligent names and quotes for each bottle, you definitely feel special wearing it!

Nail Polish Shades and Unique Colours

Our nail polish collection is forever evolving with new shades launched all the time. We’ve become infamous for creating unique shades and the colour available in the range.

  • @secretjewelgarden = I love PP because your shades are so unique and every polish has someting original and special in it to distinguish it from the others!
  • @lottiepolish = I love picture polish because your colours are to die for, your formula is so nice and all the names are so funny! In short, I love picture polish because you guys are a company with heart 💗💜💙❤️💚💛
  • @eisernehai = I love pp because of terrific colour range – I can find anything to suit my needs – from pastels to neons 🙂 brush is awesome too, the most comfortable I’ve ever used!

Quality

We are so focused on superior quality nail polish, matte lipsticks and nail polish supplies. Manufactured in Australia, the polish contains no artificial fragrances or flavours, and are 100% 5-free, vegan & cruelty-free.

  • @luciepop = I love @picturepolish for the quality, the texture and especially the originality of each polish !!
  • @remblaphoto = love #picturepolish because it has both quality and originality. It’s pretty much impossible to find good nail polish around here, and so your polish saves me every time. I’ve simply fallen in love with so many of your colours

Customer Interaction & Care

Customer satisfaction is our #1 priority, so our Customer care needs to be in top shape. We love to engage and interact with you all and that’s why some of you love us so much. Read below what our customers have to say:

  • “I received my AWESOME polishes last week here in the USA with no problems! They are amazing colors and finishes – the pictures on the site are very pretty, but don’t do the polishes justice! They are absolutely beautiful. And thank you for the little extras – I’ve always wanted to try water decals and now I can 🙂
    Again, thank you for the wonderful products and customer service. You girls are wonderful!
    Love from America,
    Laura Devine
  • @beautyaddictedd = Of course the amazing quality that makes the nail polish last really well. The shape of the brush that fits my cuticles perfectly and most important: the colours and formulas are just amazing❤
  • @kayotic.nails = I love PP for your originality in shades and your interaction with your fans.

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