Category Archives: Blues

Essie Starry Starry Night + Franken

This morning, I woke up full of energy before 6AM, took a lovely motorcycle ride, and promptly fell asleep with the Sleep of The Dead after returning¬† around 9ish. I’m back up again, but I don’t know for how long, … Continue reading

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Galaxy

This is a very metallic blue made with two kinds of glitter. The color was metallic in the first place, but I added some pearl white eyeshadow to it and it got really metallic. I wasn’t actually trying for this … Continue reading

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Nfu Oh 270

Today I had to show you a non-franken, because the color is great: Nfu Oh 270. A deep blue jelly with a tiny hint of purple. It reminds me of old cobalt glass bottles. The color is great, but I … Continue reading

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World 2-2

Today’s color is a gorgeous periwinkle based blue, if I do say so myself. I got OPI’s Dating A Royal, which is a gorgeous cool dark periwinkle creme, but my bottle was really sheer- it took 4 thickish coats to … Continue reading

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Uniform Blue/Purple Velvet

Today I wanted a dirty dark blue sort of color. It’s a stormy day in Tokyo and the pastels just didn’t seem to fit with the day. But I also wanted to do a little bit of layering in the … Continue reading

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Superhero Blue

This was another glitter polish made with MAC glitter in Reflects Antique Gold. This is China Glaze Rodeo Fanatic, a dark bluish shimmer with a hint of dark aqua green. A very nice color even alone, but I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Sapphire Dust

I was trying to franken an old hard-to-find China Glaze, Drinkin’ My Blues Away. It’s a glass fleck deep blue. But on the way, I was distracted by this color that I made, and decided to leave the Drinkin’ My … Continue reading

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Wicked Fish

I had so much fun with the light blue nails yesterday that I continued with the same color today! I used the Konad stamps with the fish and shark and Blue Special Polish, and painted the tips with Orly It’s … Continue reading

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Blue Skies

It seems like it’s been raining endlessly in Tokyo, but we’re not even halfway through the rainy season yet. Today’s mani is what I wanted to see outside….but I just got gray skies again. I used Orly Blue Collar, a … Continue reading

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Kathmandu Blue

I had a great time with Green Week, but I’m also itching to try some other colors too. I have some stories to tell about the inspiration behind my nail colors. I spent over a year and a half travelling … Continue reading

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