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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

17 Mar

I was getting bored with my other St. Patty’s Day mani so I decided to change it up. I started with two coats of Sinful Color’s Base coat and then taped off my nail tips and used Ulta’s The Jungle Book.  Instead of stamping I decided to get in some practice with my dotting tools. I used Sally Hansen’s Spring Green.

 

Something Blue

9 Feb

I’ve been listening to Lana Del Ray’s album Born to Die none stop lately, and it inspired me to do a vintage-y nail design.  I found a flowery design on Konad’s plate M 64. But I wanted to update it a little, so I decided to do a bright blue.  I bought China Glaze Flyin’ High a few weeks ago and figured I’d give it a go.

I started off with two coats of Flyin’ High, it has a little more teal in it then I thought from looking at the bottle, but its still a beautiful color. I used Sally Hansen’s Blue It for the stamping.

I finished it off with two coats of Essies To Dry For.

Sparkly Safari

8 Feb

I apologize for not posting a new mani last night, but my husband and I had an awesome night out. A local Italian restaurant had a handmade ravioli and wine paring demonstration, it was sooo much fun. Anyway for tonight’s manicure I decided to finally use Wet N’ Wild’s Greys Anatomy. I tried it on one nail when I first bought it but never used it completely. Its a purpley silver with green tones, beautiful in the bottle but so sheer on its own so I put 3 coats over Sinful Color’s Black on Black. Then I used Konad’s plate m69 and Sally Hansen’s Celeb City for the stamping. It was the first time I used it for stamping and I’m very happy with the results!  I finished it off with my usual two coats of Essie’s To Dry For.