Category Archives: Gray Base

Matte Hydrangea

I went to a small local amusement park recently where they had a Hydrangea Festival promising over 10,000 plants and a flea market to boot, so I thought I’d check it out. They did have a lot of hydrangeas, including … Continue reading

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Purple Smoke

I think today will be the last day of Purple Week, as it’s officially Friday here in Japan, and I’ve had a lot of fun. I have a few more to show you throughout the day, so we’re not finished … Continue reading

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Vintage Purple

As you ladies may know from reading my blog, I love gray-based colors. Mushroomy, muted, dusty, faded…there a lot of different terms, but they all refer to a color with gray (or sometimes brown) in the base. I also appreciate vibrant … Continue reading

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Stormy

Today’s color is a stormy blue gray. It’s made of China Glaze Shower Together, a dirty teal creme, a few drops of silver, and a drop of white. If it’s stormy, you need an umbrella! The rhinestones are little raindrops.

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Old Eraser

Unfortunately, Monday always comes, which means going back to work and less fun nails. Today’s color is similar to an old eraser- you know, the kind that doesn’t actually erase anything and leaves black streaks everywhere, not the good light pink … Continue reading

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Creamy Apricot

Here’s a nice springy color for today, a soft but opaque apricot. I like yellow and orange a lot, but they can look really garish and Halloweeny with my pale hands. This one was really easy to make- I used one … Continue reading

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RBL Concrete Jungle Franken

I got a request to franken Rescue Beauty Lounge Concrete Jungle, a cool gray creme. Nice color, something a little different for sure. RBL seems to be a nice high-quality brand with some funky colors. But it’s pricey at $18 … Continue reading

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