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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ahhhh butter…. LONDON

 

This polish is dreamy.  Creamy consistency, wonderful opacity and color saturation AND 3-Free.

What a perfect color.  I’m such a coral/melon/peach type of girl. So, this is already a favorite.

butter LONDON – “Trout Pout”

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For some reason, I just felt this color would be great to try as a ruffian inspired manicure…. which, before, I wasn’t the biggest fan of….. now…. I am.  I just love it. Smile

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SweetTarts

Well, my “regular” polish phase ended abruptly when I purchased new gelish no-chip colors this week.  It’s sad that I have polish ADD.  I really don’t know how people WANT to keep the same polish for two whole weeks.  LOL. 

So I did my no-chip manicure… let’s see how long I can keep it.  This will definitely be a challenge.  I give myself until Sunday before I absolutely have to remove this and change the polish. Smile

 

gelish“You’re Such A Sweet-Tart” w/ “Twinkle” (on the nail tips)
[no-chip polish]

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