Category Archives: Blues

Blue Steel

Here’s an electric blue made from a hideous old eyeshadow.  Unfortunately, you can see the lumps on the surface but it made a better nail polish than eyeshadow.  This was from the Japanese dollar store. I have no idea why I … Continue reading

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Star of the Sea Gradation

Well, I did some further experimenting with the Helena and Demetrius pigment from yesterday’s post.  I poured the pigment into a little plastic bag and crushed it with a spoon. I did get a finer pigment with less lumps, but … Continue reading

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Pursuing Periwinkle

As you may know, one of my favorite colors is periwinkle- real periwinkle, not the fakey lavender or wimpy light blue ones that often pass for the real thing. There are a few shades of it in the nail polish world, … Continue reading

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Sally Hansen Opulent Cloud Franken

This is a request from ages back- sorry it took so long! Sally Hansen Opulent Cloud was released sometime earlier this year in the HD collection (don’t ask me why they tried to make it sound all hi-tech, it’s all … Continue reading

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Sparkling Rainstorm

I have a bottle of CG Rainstorm, which is a sort of watery periwinkle with very sparse blue microglitter. My bottle has a whiff of rotten eggs about it- I have never smelled a polish like this before. I really like … Continue reading

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OPI Breathe Life- Guest Post

Today’s post is one that’s been in the works for a while.  This post was written by Nivipa, who I actually “met” by accident.  She was a reader and I sent her some nail tips one day. She very graciously … Continue reading

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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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