Creative musings in bright colors

Posts tagged ‘Love and Beauty’

Lit Up Neon

COLOR. Oh my gosh you guys I AM SO EXCITED. I wore these when I went to San Francisco for my first vacation after hospital time! Also for my birthday :-p

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I was trying to recreate a gradient from ilaeti but I think I need more blue! I love how the colors came out though, so I imagine I will be trying again…and this time showing a gradient-only photo, it was so pretty! Don’t get me wrong, I like the stamping, but that gradient.

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I wish my nails were longer, the hint of neon green you can see at the tip of my thumb made me happy.

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Colors:
~ White: Sinful Colors – Snow me White
~ Blue: Zoya – Rocky
~ Purple: Sephora X – Ignition
~ Pink: WOW – #371
~ Yellow: Love & Beauty – Yellow
~ Black: Sinful Colors – Black on Black
~ Stamp: B Loves Plates – 03 Mind Blown

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That’s all! More colors and fun designs next week. I am so happy I had a least a month to wear whatever I wanted on my nails! Residency is going to be painful if I need to keep my nails ‘tame’. Although I have a sneaking suspicion that I won’t have time for nail art, just color and a stamp if I’m lucky. I don’t know whats going to happen to the blog next year. Yikes…

Going Dotty

Rainbow time! After my failure with a rainbow gradient + water marble, I wanted to do something foolproof. Like dots. Lots of dots. And tape.

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I present, LOTS OF DOTS. I found a cool looking design by denasnails and decided to emulate it. I snapped a photo of what my nails looked like before I taped them off. It’s pretty cool! Most of the colors are neon.

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Post tape! I love sharp lines on nails, they always look magical. Or at least, impossible. When I started nail art (almost two years ago, wow) I was stunned at how artists could get lines so straight. Now that I know the trick, it makes me happy! Ahh, tape…and the delicate balance between finishing a manicure in under an hour and pulling off all the polish on your nail because the tape is too sticky.

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Colors

  • White: Zoya – Purity
  • Pink: WOW – #371
  • Orange: Wet n’ Wild – Sunny Side Up
  • Yellow: Love&Beauty – Yellow
  • Green: Sinful Colors – Exotic Green
  • Blue: Maybelline – Shocking Seas
  • Purple: Sinful Colors – Dream On

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Sorry about the ramblings. Its 2am and the power is out in my apartment so I decided to write a blog post. Forgive me…or laugh! Up to you. But yay, rainbows.

Day 9: Rainbow (Jailbreak)

I was torn over what to do for the rainbow theme in the 31 Day Challenge. On the one hand, I love rainbows. On the other hand, anything suitably rainbow-y was going to take numerous hours. And I have lab. So I settled for this: black and white and a rainbow pop.

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This mani was inspired (aka copied in this case) from the Varnished Valkyrie, another idea that has been sitting in my nail art folder for months! Her lines are a bit more evenly spaced, but I do like how mine came out!

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Unfortunately, as with all good things, some nails smudged when I added top coat (I’m using a new top coat as Rite Aid was out of my usual one, and I’m still getting the hang of it, although I like it and its much much cheaper!). Darn you pinky!

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This might be the least rainbow-y rainbow theme I’ve ever done, but I am pleased nonetheless!

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Colors

  • Black: Julie G – Black Sheep
  • White: Julie G – White Orchid
  • Red: Pure Ice – Siren
  • Orange: Wet n’ Wild – Sunny Side Up
  • Yellow: Love and Beauty – Neon Yellow
  • Green: Sinful Colors – Exotic Green
  • Blue: Sinful Colors – Endless Blue
  • Purple: Sinful Colors – Fig

I kept grabbing and rejecting more interesting (or paler) colors and eventually just settled on a standard all-creme rainbow (ok, so I don’t own a yellow creme, only a neon yellow creme, and I don’t own a dark purple cream since Fig has a bit of shimmer but you can barely see it).

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ANYWAY. Go check out the other colorful rainbows of goodness that the rest of the ladies put together! Polish and enjoy!

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