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Purple on Purple

Hey everyone!

I have to apologize for stopping my Halloween posts - I had two severe nail breaks, and since then.. my nails have been an absolute nightmare. FUN! I don't mind doing nail art on short nails, but my nails are also doing this new thing where they either keep breaking or chip/peel within a few hours.

BUT! What I have been doing is going through my collection and just painting my nails. I discovered a shade the other day that I have literally had for 6 years.. never used it.. am obsessed with it.. so, I might as well share those with you for now.

Today, though, I did run by Winners and found some real steals. Two of which I am sporting on my nails.

I found a Marc Jacobs polish for $5. Five bucks.. seriously?! Zoiks! And this other gem for like.. $2.99 to use on top. Shall we?


I used:
  • China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat
  • Marc Jacobs Ultraviolet 
  • Mineral Fusion Meteor Shower
  • Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat

Ok. The Marc Jacobs polish.. I am glad it was only $5, not its actual price tag.. because.. it was nice and buildable, but I wasn't wow'ed by the formula. But hey, glad to have it! And this topper.. fun.. but even with a thick coat of Seche Vite, they are still.. catching. Good combo though. They pair well together.

That is all for today - see you all again soon!
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