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In The Cab-Ana with Foie Gras, Celestia, and My Vampire is Buff

Hey everyone!!

Today I did some recreation nails with a glitter twist.. sort of.. anyways.. I loved THESE NAILS, but I don't love For Audrey. In fact, when I moved.. I believe instead of gifting that particular polish, I threw it away.. it has separated quite badly and I am just not a fan. I know, weird. It is China Glaze - I love China Glaze - but me and that particular polish are foes for life.

I grabbed the polish I was going to use - everything the same - except for For Audrey.. and did my nails. When I was finished, I felt they weren't quite finished.. I nabbed a Rainbow Honey glitter.. and that helped.


I used:

  • China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat
  • Essie In The Cab-Ana
  • OPI My Vampire Is Buff
  • China Glaze Foie Gras 
  • Rainbow Honey Celestia
  • Poshe Top Coat

I quite like these.. but I am kind of thinking I want something different now.. though I don't know what. I have some housework and possibly baking I want to do after work.. maybe I will chip something and have to re-do my nails. I find that happens a lot. I do my nails, then immediately after I want to do something else. It is a sickness, I tell ya. Anyone else like that?

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