Nail Diary #404

September 20, 2016

I have a fall inspired mani to share with you this time.

Polishes used Square Hue Slot Canyon and a Julep glitter called Jane.  I have had Jane for a long time and she was just sitting on my nail shelf in the plastic wrapper waiting to be opened; still wondering why I waited so long to try this glitter on.  Slot Canyon is a caramel brown a perfect fall hue and formula was on point perfect.  Jane the glitter on my ringer finger and pinky is a copper to die 4 glitter, full coverage in two coats.

I absolutely love how this combo looks; these polishes look like they were made to be worn together.  And that glitter tip on the pinky came out PERFECT!!  It is so pretty in the sunlight❤  I love when a look comes together.  Happy autumn, cheers to warm colors!

Glitter accent nails <3
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Nail Diary #403

September 19, 2016

This is a perfect mani if you are having a hard time saying goodbye to summer.

I finally ordered Zoya summer 2016 NEON collection.  YAY!  Took my long enough but I got them on a BOGO sale, SCORE!

ZOYA BOGO haul

This mani started with white undies of course as recommended for all neon polish to make them really POP.  Then using my makeup sponge I applied a Zoya neon and nude polish to get this look.  My neon is called Bisca and my nude is Cala.  

I really love a nude nail with a pop of color on the tips.  It’s like a french with a TWIST or as I say “Funky French”.

Pop of Neon; Zoya

What do you think would you do this combo?
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Nail Diary #402

September 17, 2016

Getting crisp fall like weather here in Iowa…bring on Fall inspired manis.

For this look I used Square Hue Nani (08*16 box) and Sandstone (09*16 box).  Dani is a coral/orange hue, I sponged this on the top part of the nail closest to the cuticle.  Sandstone is a redish/orange DUO microglitter, I sponged this on the tips.

I love using the sponge to do my gradient looks, so easy to blend and apply.

This look reminds me of late summer sunsets and fall bonfires.

Thank you Square Hue for the lovely HUES yet again.

Square Hue Sponge gradient
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Nail Diary #401

September 15, 2016

This is what happens when you can not decide on a single color or finish <3 I love having multi colors and textures/finishes on my nails.

For this look I used Zoya Storm on my thumb and index fingers.  Storm is a black holo polish; GORG!!

OM pinky I used Zoya Imogen as stated on the Zoya.com website “Imogen by Zoya can be best described as a black crystal Magical PixieDust with holographic hex glitter, the perfect complement to a brighter shade or an accent for nail art”  YES!!

OM Middle and Ring fingers I used another holo color, this one is a Julep–it is called Stephanie.  Stephanie is a cherry red holo polish; trust me this is a must have she is soooooooo beautiful.

I just love this combo, hope you like it also🙂

Zoya and Julep HOLO
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Nail Diary #400

September 13, 2016

I had a lot of fun creating this look.  This is another 3:2 mani.  For my 3 I used Sinful Colors Demin n Bling KARGO.  This is a textured blue denim polish which dries matte❤ I did use a clear top coat on my pinky for some shine.

For my 2 I created some dry marble decals on my bundle monster mat.  Used SC Kargo and SC Trend Matters Angel Buttercup.

Dry marble decals

Dry marble decals

BTS, pre cleanup

Once my decals dried using a clear top coat I applied the decals to my nails, trimmed access and cleaned up with a small paint brush and acetone.  Love this technique; I have not mastered the water marble so this is an easy way to get that look without all the hassle and headache.

I really love the final result❤  Still drool over matte textured polishes🙂

Sinful Colors Kargo and Buttercup; Dry Marble Nail DecalSinful Colors Kargo and Buttercup; Dry Marble Nail Decal
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Nail Diary #399

September 11, 2016

YAY had some free time to blog today!

Here is a 3:2 mani with two of my favorite brands of nail polish.

For my 3 I used Square Hue Akamai, a metallic TO DIE FOR teal.  For my top coat I used my Zoya matte; I love metallic colors matted.   For my 2 Zoya Pixie Dust Vega; love this chunky holo pixie dust.  I did use my Seche Vite clear top coat to make this PD shine and sparkle big time.  I love this combo of matte and holo sparkle.

Zoya Vega; Square Hue Akamai w matte
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Oh look BTS… LOL!!

Zoya Vega; Square Hue Akamai w matte

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Nail Diary #398

August 18, 2016

In honor of the Olympic Games I did a GO FOR THE MEDAL manicure.  This started off a simple look but I added a glitter twist.

For the gold medals (thumbs and index fingers) I used Zoya Ziv

For the silver (middle and ring fingers) I used Zoya Trixie

Last but not least for the bronze (little finger) I used Julep Rashida

Having plain metallic medal nails was great but I needed to add some glam.  So on the tips I sponged on some glam glitter; Zoya Levi was perfect on the gold, Zoya Tilly really pops over the silver and Julep Diamond Theory looks great over the bronze polish.  I was only sad I did not get a great picture of this GLAM medal manicure in the sun.

Medal ManiMedal Mani
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