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Currently painting my nails with Opi Nice color, eh?

A dark purple Color Club polish on the toes.

Using Orly Bonder Base Coat & Orly Won’t Chip Top Coat. LOVE these. (:

Right now I am wearing Color Club Love Em’ Leave Em’. I have really been in a holographic mood lately. My toes are bare right now but I am thinking about using Zoya Gigi for a mani/pedi tomorrow.

NARS Desperado πŸ™‚
I used the acrylic gel “Hard ar Nails Hard as Wraps” from Sally Hansen as a base and Revlon “Extra Life no chip top coat” as a top coat. I would usually used the Deborah Lipmann “Hard Rock” hardener for base and top coat, but I’m trying to find cheaper alternative.

I’m also wearing desperado right now. I don’t know if it’s the nail polish itself, or the base/top coat I used, but I’ve had it on a week now and there is almost no wear.

Finger Nails: Sally Hansen Brisk Blue with China Glaze Black Mesh Crackle polish on-top. The combo looks really great.

Toes: Heli-Yum by China Glaze

Oh, and speaking of the crackle polishes, here’s a tip… I’ve tested them for about a week and it seems they crackle best if you put them on nailpolish you’ve had on for a couple days, rather than some you applied ten minutes ago. The sooner I applied the crackle to the original nail polish application time, the less it crackled.It seems like they may work a tad different for each person, though, but maybe this will for some people. πŸ™‚

China Glaze in Blue Island Iced Tea with Shooting Stars over it on my fingers and a Skittles rainbow of Sinful polishes with ChG’s Wireless Holographic Topcoat on my toes.

Nothing currently, but I just ordered China Glaze’s Crackle Glaze in Black Mesh on Ulta.com after seeing your review! I also ordered Orly’s Snowcone (which I heard was a dupe of Essie’s Lapis of Luxury and is a dollar cheaper) and Orly’s Space Cadet (which I’ve wanted foreverrr).
My nails are gonna be gorgg in 2-10 days plus time for shipment processing. πŸ˜€

I’m wearing Essence Multi Dimension Nailpolish “Watch Out!”. That’s an orange, which has a golden yellowish undertone and I used a matt top coat as well. It’s really bright and orange, a cool colour for spring πŸ™‚

Illamasqua “Phallic” on my nails. Such a beautiful deep blue with very subtle, inward sparkle – it’s like it’s glowing from within. I’m a week in wearing it, so it’s time for a change…

Zoya Roxy on my toes – I just LOVE that polish! Nothing on my nails (too much cooking and pot scrubbing to make nail polish worthwhile) but I had been wearing Sally Hansen’s Insta Dri in Mochachino (great shade and so easy to apply for a klutz like me!)

I have on Essie’s Demure Vixen. I’m getting bored of it already lol and I just did my nails Thursday. I usually keep my polish on for a week or so, I don’t see that happening with this color.

Nothing right now, but will be painting them with the my nail polish choice of choices Rose Confidentiel from Chanel later today (after I finish the house chores so I don’t spoil it :D).

Mac’s Bad Fairy with Opi’s black shatter over it and it is amazing. Also Zoya’s Ivanka on my toes with the black shatter, but I don’t love it as much as my nails so I am about to switch them to something else.

sephora by opi don’t go there
it’s a fun and bright purple with a teensy hint of darkness if that makes any sense
i just got it in the mail the other day and the application was super smooth:]

Essie Limited Addiction! Though I’m changing it to Essie Merino Cool this evening (but I may be side tracked by the new $OPI Urban Ballerina Collection when I go into Sephora to buy moisturizer!)

OPI’s What’s A Tire Jack with random stripes and zig-zags done in the gold and silver Sally Hansen nail art pens. With NutraNail’s Rock Hardener as a base and top coat.

ChG Life Preserver with Sally Hansen Hidden Treasure over it. I love how it looks; I just wish there were sun today so I could get a decent picture of it!
My toenails are still sporting ChG Four Leaf Clover, but that’s going to change tonight…I’m just not sure to what yet.

Sally Hansen Insta-Dry in 06 Pronto Petal with Sally Hansen Extreme Nail polish in 11 Strobe Light (it’s similiar to OPI Teenage Dreams with a light pink base under it πŸ™‚ ).

I’m wearing leopard design on my nails. πŸ™‚
Purple background with yellow and coral-y spots, surrounded by black.
Sounds strange, but it actually turned out decent lol.

I’m wearing China Glaze For Audrey on my pointer, middle, and pinky fingers, then China Glaze Sunset Sail with a coat of OPI Sparkle-icious on my thumbs and ring fingers! I really wanted to try accent nails, and I love it.

My toes have China Glaze Flying Dragon (Neon) with a layer of Sephora by OPI Just a Fairy Tale on top. It’s almost holographic.

Opi nail gel in Russian navy!
Love it and the gel nails never chip and never need to dry as harden with uv light!!
I usu do French pink n white but I saw the navy. And luv it!!

I am wearing Sally Hansen Feaux “Mink” in the color that goldy-beige with black fishnet over it. My toes a Sally Hansen color, forgot the name. Its dark brown with subtle gold shimmer. I can’t wait til spring comes, so I can start wearing bright colors again. Right now I am on a search for the perfect lavender/lilac color.

Essie Nice is Nice (pastel lilac) but I think I’m going to thin this one out with nail polish remover to see if I can make it into a sheer color without streaky-ness.

China Glaze Emerald Sparkle (until wednesday, then it will be mac very important platinum). I cannot let a nail polish for more than 3 days. I love changing colors…. β€”> my target is china glaze robotika… (friday, in my collection)…. Thanks Hendrix for the china glaze ingrid, I will purchase it (just checked out the swatch on google) and Kim for nars desperado ;).

A simple French manicure – it’s my staple since it goes with everything and always looks classic! I wear this almost every week of the year except for vacations in the summer when I crave something neon pink!

I do not have acrylics but need extra strength to be added to my nails.
#1 One coat of Perfect Formula (either regular or the pink).
#2 One coat of D Lippmann HARD ROCK (clear)
#3 Two coats of D Lippmann RED RUBY SLIPPERS (color, need I say more? It makes the little black dress look HOT!
#4 Two coats of D Lippmann HARD ROCK
I have to wash the dishes at home, 2 to 3 times a day, this “process” might take a little while..but NO CHIPS FOR 5 TO 7 DAYS. Normally, its 1 to 2 days….IF I’m lucky! Result, perfect medium naturally shaped almond shaped fingernails! (crystal file of course)

This really pretty Tiffany blue color from Simple Pleasures and OPI Last Friday Night overtop. Thought I’d add some glitter cuz it’s my birthday week! (birthday on Thursday πŸ™‚

I’m wearing MAC Something About Pink on my fingers and OPI My Chihuahua Bites! on my toes. They don’t really go together but I got my toenails done a week ago and I didn’t really have a similar colour… I was in the mood for summer brights b/c I’ve been wearing lots of work-safe neutrals lately. No fun.

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