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Star Vinyls

Hey everyone!

Today I share some nails that I am a major fan of! I asked Shawna at My Nails Did Vinyls to make some new stencils that I would want.. and, of course, she delivered! One set I asked her create was stars. I had to use them asap.. and I knew the colour combo I wanted to do before they got to me.


I used:
  • China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat
  • Madam Glam Caribbean Island
  • Girly Bits Don't Tangle Your Tinsel
  • My Nails Did Vinyls Stars
  • Easy Peel Liquid Latex
  • Tweezers
  • Sponge
  • Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat

I started with 2 coats of Caribbean Island (OBSESSED with that polish.. it is just.. perfect!), then I applied a layer of Easy Peel around my nails (purchase that HERE), then I placed on a vinyl (purchase HERE (when she is back - she is off getting married right now)), sponged on the silver glittery-ness, peeled everything off, and slapped on some top coat. Perfect!

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