Wednesday, February 29, 2012

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

Just a simple strawberry pedi this time...

I used Orly Rubberized Base Coat and 3-in-1 Top Coat, OPI An Affair In Red Square, Jade Is The New Black, Eiffel For This Color.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.

Ah, I've missed having my nails colored...  where have I been that I haven't posted in almost a month!?  I stayed up past my bedtime last night for this:

I smudged my right index finger repeatedly, and moisturized with a shimmery lotion before taking the photo.

I used CND Stickey Base Coat and Speedey Top Coat, Orly Royal Navy, Crayola Green Apple and Blueberry, Sally Hansen Nail Prisms and Manhattan (color names are unreadable; both are iridescent green), MK 24 Karat, OPI Warm & Fozzie, The "It" Color, Teal The Cows Come Home.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

Valentine inspired mani!  My lover actually suggested I do my absolute favorite mani (the only one he's ever seen repeated!) with colors.  Of course he's out of the country, and it will be ruined before he gets back.

Orly Rubberized Base Coat and 3-in-1 Top Coat, Pure Ice Vineyard, OPI Divine Swine.

Happy Valentine's Day!

And she was fair as the rose in May...

I was looking for Valentine nail styles.  This was all (almost real nail art!) my sister could sit still through.  ;)

Orly Rubberized Base Coat, Pointe Blanche, Purple Crush, and 3-in-1 Top Coat.

DS Temptation and DS Bold

I know, it's not really nail art.  I bought Temptation on a whim (I mean, more of a whim than the rest of the colors I buy) because I just adored it in the bottle.  I was so glittery and gorgeous!  I went back and saw Bold advertised together, so picked that up too.  I finally wore them yesterday.

Sadly, this started chipping today, and I proceeded to help it along until it was completely gone.  I bet it's a great toe color though!

Orly Rubberized Base Coat and 3-in-1 Top Coat, OPI DS Bold and DS Temptation.

Ring in the Red and OPI Ink

Another sister manicure!  She complains that this one started chipping the following day, even though last time I used Ring In The Red on her it lasted almost a week.  All the same products, so maybe a technique difference?  Or it's all in her head.  ;)

I used China Glaze Ring in the Red and OPI OPI Ink.  Orly Rubberized Base Coat and 3-in-1 Top Coat.

Another French

Sister wanted a colored French too...

I used Orly Rubberized Base and 3-in-1 Top Coat, OPI Meet Me On The Star Ferry, Hawaiian Orchid, Peru-B-Ruby.

Rainbow French

My other sister stopped by and talked me into a manicure - she loved my very favorite French, and decided she wanted a French with five colors.  (I don't ask questions with her, just go with it.)

I used Orly Rubberized Base Coat and 3-in-1 Top Coat, OPI Yodel Me On My Cell, Animal-istic, OPI Ink, Finger Paints Meet Me At The Met, China Glaze Icicle.

Flower Toes

I needed to do my toes...  I almost did just a plain color, then decided to put some flowers on.

I used CND Base and Top, OPI Pink Before You Leap, Road House Blues, Orly Pointe Blanche.