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NYE Nails + Happy New Year

Hey everyone..

You're going to, again, get two posts in one day. I had meant to snap photos of my NYE nails yesterday and edit and upload then, but, well, you know that thing with life and it wanting to get in the way.

I had an awesome NYE. I was celebrating a birthday, so basically I was not home all day, then, when I got home, it was time to do a quick tidy-up as we were suddenly going to be hosting a birthday/NYE bash at our place. Luckily it was a lot of fun - I hope everyone had an excellent time bringing in the new year, whether you were out partying, at a party, or just home with loved ones, or even home by yourself - everyone has their 'thing'.

Thank-you all for sticking with me through 2013. I think I went on 2 hiatus periods. Lame. I am hoping I won't do that this year. I strive to just continue on my merry way.. finding nail art I like, and trying to replicate it as best as I can, and then sharing it all with you.

Anyways. My NYE nails are what I consider 'classic NYE' nails. Black and gold.


I used Formula X for Sephora Dark Matter and Formula X for Sephora Out of Sight. I first went with a coat from about half of my nail towards the cuticle, then I dabbed the polish near the cuticle line to really get some gold chunks concentrated in that area. I liked them.

Well, see you all again in a few with my fave manis of 2013 post!

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