Creative musings in bright colors

Day 4: Green (Arabian Garden)

Don’t ask about the title. I thought that the inspiration for these nails looked like something from Arabian Nights…but mine are green! So garden it is. This mani came about as I rummaged through my sister’s collection of polishes to find ones that I loved and wanted to use. No surprise…I go immediately for greens!

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The base for this is two coats of Meet Me Under the Mistletoe (why on earth are polish names so long?!) by Orly…and despite having 3 deep greens with some sort of shimmer polishes, I really want this polish! It is a beautiful darkened green base with small gold and green flakies. I know this has been out for a while, but it reminds me of one of my lemmings…Zoya Ivanka. Regardless, this polish is stunning, and dries fast.

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I then added two very expensive polishes on top…Viper and Nouveau Riche by Estee Lauder. Viper is so dark green as to almost be black, and is a really luxuriant color. Nouveau Riche looks like Scuppered (butterLONDON) and Faye (Zoya) had a lovechild. It’s beautiful!

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The end product is super shiny and rather elegant (despite the glitter).

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What do you think? Elegant or just over-the-top? Certainly green!

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Hope you enjoyed, and don’t forget to check out the other nail art in the 31 Day Challenge: Green!

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Comments on: "Day 4: Green (Arabian Garden)" (10)

  1. OMG Meet Me Under the Mistletoe – how beautiful. I’m in love! 😀

  2. Meet Me Under the Mistletoe is definitely worth a buy- I even picked up a spare for myself so I won’t run out 😀

    I looooooove your nails!

  3. Elegant. This is so pretty.

  4. Oddly, this makes me think of Shadowhunter runes…
    So pretty!

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