Creative musings in bright colors

Pastel Sunrise

This manicure honors my first polish-buying binge in a month and a half. I got 4 colors. For $3. I’m really rather ok with this. My rite aid was having a buy-one-get-one for both wet n’ wild and maybelline.


All I actually WANTED was a light pink…and some pastels to round out my rather pathetic collection of yellows and oranges. I also nabbed a white (but the details on that will be in tomorrows post because why not?).


I was actually pleasantly surprised by the three pastel polishes. The orange and yellow (both maybelline) only took two coats, and dried rather quickly to a semi-gloss (it wasn’t quite matte). The light pink took three thin coats and dried nice and shiny. None of them are shown over white except where the white is visible.


  • White: Wet n’ Wild – French White Creme
  • Pink: Wet n’ Wild – Tickled Pink
  • Orange: Maybelline – Bleached in Peach
  • Yellow: Maybelline – Citrus Collide


Of course, I had to go add nail art. That’s what I do. So…dots! I personally like the stripy nails better, but a lot of the girls in my lab preferred the dots. Each to their own!

Comments on: "Pastel Sunrise" (4)

  1. I really like this, very bright and fun… but not too bright!

  2. This is great and for me, in my “morning,” it is a real waker-upper to the “sunshine” of an almost summer day. The variety, especially the “flower” dots grab the eye! Tx for the chance to look!

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