naked

Decided to snap a pic of my natural nails, just plain… au naturale…..  and before I re-polished them.

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I think I like my nails. Smile  I’m giving them the chance to grow out a little bit. I did a gel polish manicure this time just so I would leave them alone for a few days (fingers crossed that I’ll make it through an entire week though. lol)

 

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gelish – “Jet Set” w/black nail gems

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Ick Green

I feel drawn to the most drab, split pea, baby poo green nail polish colors. LOL

Like I HAVE to use them because #1) No one else seems to want to use them and #2) I have to prove that the color is really not ugly!

I love this color! ha ha  It’s like a murky chartreuse with a shimmer in the finish.  I pretty much nullified the shimmer with my dots though.  oh well Winking smile.

OPI – “Don’t Talk Bach To Me” w/ acrylic paint dots
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Carnaval

It actually feels like it’s the same time of year as Carnaval…. just in a different location.  It feels like February in Chicago.  You wouldn’t believe we are about 2 weeks from SUMMER! I need the temperature to rise.

This design just put me in the mind of some Brasilian festivities…. Smile

China Glaze – “Flip Flop Fantasy” & “Sun Worshipper”

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Marbleous

…as coined by Angela. Smile  It is the perfect description of my manicure design!

Marbling just looks incredible.  It’s artwork on my nails!

gelish “Sweet Morning Dew” & “Sea Foam”
marbled on a base of “Sheek White”
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I thought I was taking a break from no-chip …. but I guess I’m back to it.  oh well!

And my hands need a spa manicure… they are looking worn.  LOL.  I must be working too hard. Smile

Corporate Conservative, yes–nail art

I was feeling kinda low-key for my manicure.

This is perfect for those who work in extremely conservative environments or whose personality is just more classic and lower key.  I’ve heard the term “grown-up nail art” thrown around a bit lately…. I think this design and color coordinate fits the bill.

gelish – “Medieval Madness” & “Sheek White”
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Striping

I really like these…. so much so that I can’t bring myself to remove the polish on the one nail.  I’ve changed the other polish 3 times…. and since the striped nail hasn’t chipped or anything…. I haven’t taken it off.   Smile  I like stripes…. my dots are getting jealous.  LOL

OPI – “Atomic Orange
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I was testing out thicker lines when I did my right hand accent nail…. not so great.

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