Category Archives: Nail polish

Tokyo Nail Expo 2016 Art Tip Award Part 1

Hey guys, I’m sorry this is coming at you so late. I had some video/upload issues in Tokyo that I was too jetlagged/frustrated to do anything with, so I left it until I returned to the US and felt a … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo 2016

Tokyo Nail Expo 2016 has wrapped up, and it was a great event, as usual. Unfortunately, I’m having problems uploading photos to the blog on my mobile device, so will be a little short on photos until I can get … Continue reading

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Countdown to the Tokyo Nail Expo 2016

I’m super excited to be in Tokyo, where the Tokyo Nail Expo is starting tomorrow morning. Usually the expo is in November, but for some reason this year it’s end of October. It’ll be extra fun because everybody’s dressing up … Continue reading

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Confessions of A Glitter Hoarder

I have a confession to make. I’m a glitter hoarder. This won’t be a surprise to anyone who’s been reading along for awhile. I say it sort of tongue in cheek, but now that I’m back from living overseas, I’ve … Continue reading

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Deviantly Daring + Spectraflair Holo Close Up

I had a couple folks ask me for more close up views of my holo frankens from last post. Just a quick show of one of the 18 shades I made. 🙂 Here’s one of my favorites, made with China … Continue reading

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Holo All The Things!

I love mixing custom polishes, but sometimes there are just polishes that can’t be duplicated without special pigments. One of these is Spectraflair. A little Spectraflair background: It’s an automotive pigment made by a Japanese chemical company. It’s basically holo … Continue reading

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Del Sol Swatches Part 2

Earlier this month, I reviewed some Del Sol color changing polishes and I’ve got more coming at you today. These polishes are activated by UV light. Moderate sunlight will be enough to make most of the shades change.They will change … Continue reading

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Color Challenge- Pantone 345

Today’s color is a midtone seafoam green with a hint of blue. It’s a bit like a robin’s egg, but a wee bit more green. It’s greener than photographed here. These pastel greens are always problematic for most cameras to … Continue reading

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Del Sol Swatches and Finally On Instagram!

I’m back in the studio finally after spending a wonderful couple weeks in Mexico. It was my first trip, but I’m sure it won’t be my last. The weather was not great- lots of rain and clouds, but the scuba … Continue reading

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Color Challenge- Pantone Cactus Flower

Last post for a while before I’m off to Mexico. While I’m there, I’m hoping I will see some gray Whale Sharks, azure skies and turquoise water than Cactus Flower, but here goes: This color is a neutral fuchsia (it … Continue reading

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