The Ciate Chalkboard Manicure

Saturday, April 27, 2013

The Ciate Chalkboard Manicure

Nails are very much having a moment with each new launch getting a little more creative as we go along. I recall thinking a few years ago that the crackle polish offerings were so innovative...pah not so much now.
If you are a doodler like myself you simply must get Ciate Chalkboard's Manicure kit, it contains all you need to go scribble mad on your own nails...if only I had more skills.

The Ciate Chalkboard Manicure
The Ciate Chalkboard Manicure
The Ciate Chalkboard Manicure

Basically you paint your nails with Ciate's Chalkboard Paint Pot - a full coverage, opaque in one coat, matte black nail polish, then using the four chalk pens supplied all of which have cute names such as recess and satchel you go to school (pun fully intended) on your nails.) The great thing is that as the pens contain liquid chalk if you dislike what you draw on your nails or make a mistake you can wipe the chalk off and start all over again! Once happy with the design you set with the matte top coat (which dries quicker than anything I have ever experienced) and off you go to showcase your funky new nails.

The Ciate Chalkboard Manicure

Okay the Ciate Chalkboard won't be for everyone or for the office but there is no denying it is oodles of fun and a great addition to the already expansive nail art options available out there.

The Ciate Chalkboard Manicure* £25 and exclusive to Selfridges - link

- * PR Sample sent for consideration of review.

Random Fact - If you draw a line with chalk around some Ants, they won’t cross it. Calcium Carbonate in chalk will puncture their skin and kill them with dehydration.



34 comments:

  1. I saw this at Sephora the other day! What do you think about this product idea? It seems cool to me but also geared towards a younger audience!

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  2. What will they think of next?!

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  3. This has been on Selfridges website for a couple of weeks and I was going to get it - it looks good :) x


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  4. This is such a good idea! It's like being a kid again and paint your nails with markers lol
    I can't wait to try it :)
    xx

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  5. That's such a fun concept! Xo

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  6. This is so cool! Definitely putting it on my birthday list. x
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  7. These are sucha cool idea! personalise your nails! :D xx

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    xx

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  8. I do like the look of this but personally I think the nibs on the pens should be thinner, they look a bit too thick to attempt anything too intricate.

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  9. I must be like an ant then - I'm allergic to calcium carbonate/chalk!

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  10. Soooo fun!!!! :D:D:D:D:D:D

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  11. I wouldn't pay that much, I'd just use a matte nail varnish :/

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  12. LOL very nice idea. bravo Ciate! :)

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  13. I love your random fact haha x

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  14. Such in cool thing to come up with. Thanks for sharing.

    K xx

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  15. I love this idea! I can't draw at all though so it would be wasted on me sadly haha xx

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  16. That looks awesome!! Wayyyyyy expensive though! xxo
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  17. I thought this idea looked so cool! I can't say I will be able to justify the price, but I'll await a high street dupe!

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  18. I love it!! I definitely have my beady little eyes on this for when I next get paid xx

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  19. Wow these look so cool! Really want to try them :)

    Jo xx
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  20. This looks amazing. Sucker for a novelty product! x

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  21. wow this is the first time i've seen anything like this! so fun and unique!
    would you like to follow each other on bloglovin'?
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    xx
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  22. Love this idea, makes me wonder what there gonna think of next!
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  23. As a Grandma I think I'd get some strange looks if I did this! lol

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  24. Such an interesting idea although I doubt i'd use it myself. I love my nails to be shiny!

    Lorna xx

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  25. This is such a cute idea! I'm gonna look for it here!

    xx
    Gizel

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  26. WOW this looks amazing!
    Megan xx

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  27. For me I don't like the sound of this! It reminds me of my childhood days and the horrible scraping noise :s hugee no no for me. Although your review does make them sound good lol
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  28. Out of all the gimmicks nail polishes are going out with recently, this is my favourite! It's such a fun and cool idea

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    x

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  29. This random fact is horrifying!

    I think Ciate has gone a little on a whim with this one. I admire the idea but I don't think that a normal (not a beauty blogger or nails obsessed) girl will rush to the store for this.

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  30. Wow these look amazing! I saw your Instagram post about these and wondered what they were going to be and to be fair I just assumed it was some pastel shades. SO to see these I'm just mega excited to order them in the near future!

    I love how they chalk pens are wipe able so you can change the design depending on your mood.

    Best way to have custom nails so far, Ciate are doing an amazing job and so are you, love this post so much. :D

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  31. Amazing, these will be great fun to play around with and brilliant that I'll be able to wipe off and redesign loads of times. Yes they are a gimmick but we all need a little fun in our lives.

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  32. These look like a lot of fun :P

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