Category Archives: Pastel

DIY Textured Polishes

Textured polishes are all the rage right now, but I’m kind of on the fence about them. I personally don’t like texture on my nails since it makes me want to pick at them. I do see potential to do … Continue reading

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Nail Polish with LA Girl Colorsurge Eyeshadow Palette

I’ve been meaning to show this for a while, but as usual, the time has gotten away from me! I’ve become more of a nail artist than a color-mixer, but I really enjoy both equally. Mixing the perfect shade of … Continue reading

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Another Eyeshadow Turns Into Nail Polish

As I pack up my life of the last 5+ years, I keep finding weird things I’ve bought and never used. I have tried to be more conscious of this and really only buy what I need, but sometimes I … Continue reading

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Girly Girl

I’m feeling uncharacteristically girly today and made up a glittery pink to match! This color looks much better in person than in the photos- it’s a luminous pink microglitter that’s really simple to make! I used Misa Love,  a clear … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Conversation Hearts

I wanted to show a really simple Valentine’s nail art look for all you procrastinators out there! This one was inspired by those awful-tasting Conversation hearts- you know, the pastel ones seemingly made of chalk that has Valentine-y phrases on … Continue reading

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Lavender Rose

I’ve been using that bottle of China Glaze Mr. and Mrs, but I’ve had enought of the lavender for a while after this one. This is the very sheer Mr. and Mrs. with white pearl pigment and metallic purple eyeshadow. … Continue reading

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Pink Frosting

No, I’m not turning into a pink-lover, but here’s a glittery pastel for today. These were from a set I made for my show, but someone stepped on them and broke one of the spare nails, so the set was … Continue reading

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Easter Dress Pink

This is not a fall color at all, let’s say this one is for the gals down under!  I had a frilly Easter dress when I was a kid that was exactly this color. I’m always on the lookout for a good, safe … Continue reading

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Misa Mint

Here’s a shiny mint green for today, made entirely of Misa polishes.  From left to right: On the Edge, Sugar Daddy, Golden Tan. All have a pretty good formula. The Golden Tan is the most unique of the bunch, as … Continue reading

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Phosphorescence

This is a sort of ghostly pale shade that I had a fun time making. It reminds me of glowing mushrooms, or fireflies.  It appears green, but actually has a yellow base. This is 1/3 OPI Need Sunglasses, a bright … Continue reading

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