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Super Bright Leopard

Hey everyone!

Today I bring you a simple, yet super effective, leopard mani. I absolutely loved this - minus 1 little, baby thing: I had a chip on my index nail.. after 1 day of wear.. and it just sort of flaked off. I am currently testing out a new base and top coat.. and.. this was not the start I was expecting. Hopefully the next go will be better!

Also, these nails, though I was super jazzed about them - so many people thought that my nails were fake, that they were stickers, or that there was no way possible that I did them myself. Sigh. You cannot win them all. Yes, these are my real nails, no stickers, or stamping, I did them with a dotting tool and a pencil! Whatever. Still a huge fan of them!

Actually, I suppose I should take all of that as compliments, but when you hear it so often, it kind of drags on your soul a wee bit. Rambling. Sorry!


I used:

  • HK Girl Stuck On Blu base coat
  • China Glaze Grass Is Lime Greener
  • China Glaze Strike A Rose
  • OPI A Roll In The Hague
  • Orly Liquid Vinyl
  • Dotting Tool
  • Mechanical Pencil
  • HK Girl Fast Drying & Super Shiny Top Coat

That is all for today! See you again soon!!

Ohhh! Wait.. I did snap a photo of my current untried polish.. with this mani, I knocked two out of the running..




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