Gelaze Awakening, ibd Tabloid Talk, Ink Berry Funk

Gelaze Awakening, ibd Tabloid Talk, Ink Berry Funk 9

I have swatches from three different brands today.  I laid out all of the colors that I own that need to be swatched and put them into color groupings.  These are the purple-leaning pinks and/or pink-leaning purples of the bunch.  The first color seen here is Gelaze Awakening.  It’s a really lovely shade of purple(…)

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Zig Zag & Polka Dot Mani

Zig Zag & Polka Dot Mani 10

This is the mani that I’ve been wearing this week.  I love that it feels bright and spring-y.  I picked out these three colors as I thought they’d look nice together, sat down at my nail station and ended up coming up with this. The three colors used are: Gelaze Purple Panic, a gorgeous bright(…)

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Peach Swatches: ibd Sundance, Gelaze Peachy Keen & Gelaze Flip Flop Fantasy

Peach Swatches: ibd Sundance, Gelaze Peachy Keen & Gelaze Flip Flop Fantasy 19

I don’t know about you, but I’m getting really excited for spring and summer colors. I love to wear bright, fun colors on my nails. I recently purchased a bunch of new gel polishes and have quite a few spring-y shades to share with you. I’m going to start swatching them in color groups.  Today’s(…)

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Using Acrygel for Added Strength & Nail Repairs

Using Acrygel for Added Strength & Nail Repairs 49

Everyone that uses gel polish needs to know about the “acrygel” technique.  Acrygel is a combination of the words acrylic and gel.  It’s a method for adding strength to your nails using acrylic powder and gel foundation, so you get the strength of acrylic with the soak-off ability of gel.  I first learned about this(…)

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Gelish Trends Life of the Party Swatch & Collection Overview

Gelish Trends Life of the Party Swatch & Collection Overview 5

Gelish Trends Life of the Party is the last color from the collection that I have to show you.  This one is a gorgeous glittery red that reminds me of the ruby slippers in The Wizard of Oz!  I think it’s the best red glitter polish yet.  In some lights it appears to lean slightly(…)

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Gelish Trends: Too Tough To Be Sweet & Feel Me On Your Fingertips Swatches

Gelish Trends: Too Tough To Be Sweet & Feel Me On Your Fingertips Swatches 8

I’m almost done swatching all of the Gelish Trends – only one more to go after today!  You can view all of my other ones over on my Gelish swatch gallery page.  The first one shown here is Feel Me On Your Fingertips.  It’s a purple glitter topper with a clear base.  I applied three(…)

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St. Patrick’s Day Nail Art 2014

St. Patrick’s Day Nail Art 2014 3

I’m getting in the spirit for St. Patrick’s Day with this festive nail art.  I purchased some shamrock nail art stickers from Etsy last year and have kept them on hand for this occasion.  I’m really happy with how this manicure turned out.  The sticker decal worked wonderfully.  I see that they are now sold(…)

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