For this simple Halloween mani I painted my nails with China Glaze- Smoke and Ashes from the Hunger Games collection. Unfortunately, I don’t like the formula of this polish … it is super-thick and goopy. It didn’t apply well from the get-go…so a couple months ago I added some Seche polish thinner/restorer. The consistency is much better now! I applied two coats of Smoke and Ashes and then added a bunch of alternating colored dots! For orange and white dots I used China Glaze Sun Worshiper and Sally Hansen French White Tip. For green and purple dots I used Sally Hansen Lickety-Split Lime and Revlon Charming.
My recommendation for dotting success- use opaque polishes so you only need to apply each dot once. By the way, dotting tools are pretty cheap. I just got a set on amazon for $3.99 🙂