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Blue Leopard Nails

Hey everyone!

I know I have the inspiration photo of this saved on my phone (somewhere) - I will get the username/IG account and put it here when I have my phone with me. Ugh.

Anyways! Super easy to do, I had to add a smidge of pizazz to my take - of course.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatOPI Sailing & Nail-ingOPI Don't Pretzel My ButtonsCirque HalcyonEssie LicoriceDotting ToolMechanical PencilSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for today. See you all again soon!

Essie Going Guru Marble

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I am pretty sure earlier in the year, I said that marble nails would be my "thing" for the next while.. I feel like that was completely accurate. I always want to marble every colour.

Now, no, not water marbling - my arch-nemesis - just diluting white across the nail, and then a stronger, thinner, white stripe  through it. Easy and effective!

I was looking at the nail polish still strewn about my desk from the last Shoppers Gala I worked and was like 'oh hello beautiful green polish.. shall we?' And we did.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatEssie Going GuruFormula X White MatterAcetoneBrushesSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for today -- see you all again soon!

Grunge Marble Nails

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Long time, no see. I know. To be honest, I have just been very uninspired lately. I literally slap on a single colour, and just move on with my life. Let them chip badly. I have just been feeling 'so blah'.

Until I saw THESE NAILS by NAILTHOUGHTS and I was like 'those are pretty, allow me to make them.. grunge-y!'

I made sure to really drag my brush into the polish once I was done, even with the top coat - I really wanted it to look mooshed together and just.. streaky, and.. grunge-y, and I am very pleased with my results!

I know these won't be for everyone, but I LOVE them!

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatFormula X DaintyOPI Gargantuan Green GrapeOPI Jade Is The New BlackOPI I Cannoli Wear OPIEssie LicoriceOPI Don't Touch My Tutu!Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for today! See you all again soon!

Brush Stroke/Square Dots

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Tonight I have some.. square dot nails? Brush stroke nails? I have no idea what to call them - but hey! I did a thing and wanted to share.

I took inspiration from Shannon Rae aka Coffeeandnailpolish via IG (THIS PHOTO) and just.. went with it. Plus I had to add some pizazz to it.. because, me.

After I did 2 coats of my base colour.. I waited until it was dry sort of tacky, and used a brush to just.. place a small swipe of colour. Super technical here.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatLime Crime Milky WaysChina Glaze SpontaneousChina Glaze Don't Be ShallowSally Hansen Gilty PartyBrushSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for tonight! See you all again soon!!

Rose Quartz Nails

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Ok, so, I have seen, via IG, that the new nail "trend" is rose quartz nails.. so I took a stab at it. Not sure if I totally did it correctly.. but.. I am pretty jazzed about the results!

Yay? Nay? It is something you will test out?

I went with 2 layers of my main polish, then sponged on some white polish (very lightly), then another layer of main, then some acetoned white, another main layer, then a stronger (but still acetoned) white lines.. I am pretty obsessed.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatOPI It's A Girl!Essie Private WeekendFormula X White MatterAcetoneLittle BrushSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is it for this evening - see you all again soon!

Floral Nails

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These were the nails I sported last weekend - particularly for my best friend's birthday. We did a high tea service, and I specifically went with Funkified Nails post HERE because they reminded me of her.

I just finished putting away every stray bottle of nail polish back on to my shelf.. so I cannot remember what all was used here. It was a lot. I am sorry!

Love these! They just scream my best friend's name.

Also, kind of a side note - I am kind of thinking of starting to post more make-up related activity to my blog as well. It is another major interest of mine.. and I figure I might as well blog about it as well. My goal is to start doing youtube vids, but one step at a time. Hopefully that will be ok.

Have a rad day -- see you all again soon!

80s St. Patrick's Day Nails

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So.. I inadvertently created 80s-esque St. Patrick's Day nails. Now, I was going to remove them and try to make something more.. pretty.. but let's be real here: I love the 80s vibe. They get to stay!

 I started by doing triangle chunks of colour - based off of a photo from IG. Then.. I was going to add a third colour of chunks, but went with glitter mini-stripes, and dots to top it all off. I just.. yup.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatFormula X White MatterChina Glaze Treble MakerChina Glaze Midnight KissMrs. P's Potions Matcha Do About NothingOPI Amazon...AmazoffSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for today - see you all again soon!