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Icicle Blue Franken

Though I’m right on the equator now, I have spent a lot of time in freezing cold places, and I know a lot of your guys are currently in the brunt of winter, so here’s any icy shade for all … Continue reading

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Franken with Iridescent Pigments and China Glaze Ride The Waves

I hope everyone isn’t getting tired of seeing my iridescent pigments yet! Today I’ve given the iridescent glitter treatment to China Glaze Ride The Waves, a medium blue jelly. This color does not photograph well- it is slightly darker in … Continue reading

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Starry Night Part 2

Essie (before they were purchased by L’Oreal) had a very popular polish several years ago called Starry Night. It was a basic deep blue with silver microglitter- not that hard to duplicate with a quick layer of silver polish over … Continue reading

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Snowflake Nail Art Tutorial

Hello everyone! I’ve gotten some requests for some snowflake nail art. First up, let me show you a nice blue franken which goes nicely with a snowy nail art theme. Oops, I forgot to show you the base color without … Continue reading

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Here, Fishie, Fishie!

Today I have a nice summer franken to show you, then I got a little crazy with the nail art! This blue was mixed from Fyrinnae Curiouser and Curiouser, a medium blue pigment with aqua microshimmer. I even did a … Continue reading

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Naya’s Blue

I’ve been wearing artificial nails  of my own design for the past week in…the dreaded pink and white French tip. Actually, it’s beginning to grow on me.  I had a  break right on my middle finger (down low, ouch!) and … Continue reading

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Deco Mania

I’m not sure how far this wacky trend has spread, but the Japanese like sticking decorations on pretty much everything: mirrors, compacts, pens, mobile phones, computers, tissue boxes and nails. I’m not exactly sure how or when this started, but it’s … Continue reading

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Absolutely Alice Amped Up

I’m pretty late with this one, but I just swatched Absolutely Alice from the Alice in Wonderland collection. It’s the blue glitter interspersed with gold. Pretty, but it just seemed too….light? Not saturated enough? I was hoping for a gooey … Continue reading

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Mita Line Blue

Blue is a primary color, so there is no way to mix it from other colors. Mita Line blue is a neutral blue that is slightly lighter than American flag blue. I had to make this one from blue pigment … Continue reading

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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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