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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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Teapot Inspired Nails

I’m a color junkie at heart, and I spend a lot of time mixing up custom colors when I can’t find exactly what I’m looking for. Today, I have some nails inspired by the humble teapot. I couldn’t find the … Continue reading

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Labradorite-Inspired Nails

If there’s one thing I like almost as much as glittery nail polish, it’s big chunky rings. I have small hands, so they tend to look somewhat ridiculous, but that has never stopped me before! Mr. NTMG bought me a … Continue reading

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How To Mix Holographic Nail Polish

Holographic nail polish is a really fun thing- it has a light reflecting silver pigment in it that causes the color to shift depending on the angle and the light. Lots of commercial nail polish companies do offer holo shades, … Continue reading

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Spa Ritual Frankens

I showed you Spa Ritual Conglomerate in my last post and decided that, while unique, it wasn’t something I’d use a whole bottle of. I decided to do some good old frankening to see if I could come up with … Continue reading

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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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How To Tint Glitterbomb Polish To Get More Shades!

I’ve been noticing a lot of polishes the Japanese call “milky glitters” around. For those of you not so quite into the lingo, that’s any glitter polish (usually of different sizes and shapes) in a translucent base that lets the … Continue reading

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Tornado Sky Sage Green Franken

I have never seen a tornado, not having lived in that part of the world, but I’ve seen photos of the odd green sky that sometimes accompanies them. I think I’d keel over and die on the spot if I … Continue reading

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Pigment Purples

Going through the pigment stash has been a lot of fun! I collect purples: lipstick, polish, pigments…but I hardly ever wear it. I have a drawer full of purple lipsticks that I’ve bought but never wear, since they make me … Continue reading

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