Category Archives: Nail polish

China Glaze Paper Chasing Frankens

With my nail polish stash numbering in the 4 figures (even Mr. NTMG doesn’t know exactly how many there are…mwa ha ha), I’ve been sorting through and culling the stash a bit. I find I rarely use sheer polishes, except … Continue reading

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I <3 NP Summer 2014 Swatches

As most of you may have figured out by now, I’m a sucker for duochrome nail polish- the sort of shade that shifts color in the different lighting and angles. Many shades claim to be duochrome, but I need to … Continue reading

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Kickin’ It In The Maldives

I’m normally just about nails, but I am having such a great time right now that I am going to share pics of my tropical vacation! I’m currently in the Maldives, recharging my creative juices and hanging out with Mr. … Continue reading

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Fabulous Franken Friday, 30 May 2014 Edition

I have a lot of sheer and semi-sheer polishes in my stash.  I don’t personally like the look of sheer polishes on myself and don’t have the patience to apply 3-4 coats of polish unless it’s a fabulous color for … Continue reading

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Happy Star Wars Day!

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Off To Japan!

I’m really sorry for being neglectful to my blog readers…I’ve been awful about updating here! I post new nail art on Facebook daily here but I have been lousy about the blog as other project (books! Gothic Beauty Magazine! Nail Max!) … Continue reading

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Indie Nail Polish Review- I <3 NP Duochromes in Birefringence, Cygnus Loop, Mutagen and Nostalgia

Happy New Year, all! Today I’m reviewing some awesome indie nail polishes by I <3 NP. I’m a huge fan of duochromes, the kind of nail polish that shifts color according to the angle of the light. They’re not color-changing … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo Part 4

And…I think this will be the final installment in the weird and wacky world of the competitive nail art for the Tokyo Nail Expo. I’ve saved some of the best and strangest for last! Swirly flesh, amazing floral/grape detail- that … Continue reading

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Destination: Tokyo

I’ve arrived in Tokyo for the Nail Expo this Sunday and Monday. I do confess to buying about 10 bottles of nail polish in the first 5 hours I was here.  Mr. NTMG is due to arrive tomorrow, so I … Continue reading

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Happy International Talk Like A Pirate Day + Matching Nails

Septemberrr 19 be International Talk Like A Pirate Day! At present, there be no “International Pirate Nail Art Day,” but I’ve made me own pirate nails, brimmin with jewels, pearls, crowns and other assorted bits of pirate booty. Garr! I … Continue reading

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