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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Pointed Chevron and Stripes

Here's a simple design that I threw together to play with some new polishes that I got.The white is Zoya Aspen, the pink is China Glaze Fresh Prince-ss, and the purple is China Glaze Tart-y For The Party.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Roses on White

Here's a pretty standard floral manicure. I originally painted this intending to matte it, but the glossy just looked so much better, so I stuck with that. The base is China Glaze Frosty and the roses are mostly China Glaze Nice Caboose, and the leaves are Zoya Shawn.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Muted Spring Flowers

Here's a floral design I did a few weeks ago. It didn't all turn out quite as I wanted, but I do think some of the flowers look nice. The base colors are Color Club Kiss My French and Zoya Megan. The flowers are primarily Color Club Macaroon Swoon and Xteme Wear Tickled Pink.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Headphones Inspired

I recently got a new pair of headphones and the ear buds had this cute design on it that I thought would make a good nail look. For the gradients I used China Glaze Glow With The Flow, China Glaze Feel The Breeze, China Glaze Metro-Pollen Tin, and Zoya Darcy. The blues are China Glaze One Track Mind and China Glaze Capacity To See Beyond.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Half Quatrefoil Half Floral

I only did these nails a few weeks ago, and yet I can hardly remember anything about them. I like the contrast between the styles and colors a lot. I do wish I was a little more careful with the quatrefoil though.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Full Rose Nail

This is another manicure that I did while experimenting with jelly polishes.The roses are China Glaze Giver's Theme, and the base is Zoya Paloma. Unfortunately, the roses ended up blending in more than I expected, but because the base is jelly the nails look kinda cool when lit from behind.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Honeycomb

I'm not a big fan of wearing a lot of yellow on my nails, so to make the base a little more interesting I added some subtle splatter using  Orly Lemonade, Zoya Jacqueline, Zoya Cole, Zoya Darcy, and Color Club Hot Hot Hot Pant. I started on my ring finger, initially painting the design in a different direction, but I thought it looked more like fishnet than honeycomb, so I switched it for the rest of the nails. The color choice was definitely out of my comfort zone, but I ended up loving these.