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More Fun with Revlon Starry Night Eyeshadow + Polish

I was having so much fun with my Revlon Starry Pink eyeshadow that I made a couple more shades out of it. I mixed the eyeshadow in with the clear polish, but then added a few drops of colored nails … Continue reading

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Halloween Frankenfail

Not every franken turns out as well as I’d like…here’s an example of a lumpy fail. Some pigments do not behave as expected. This one looked like a purplish brown. It’s Fyrinnae…I forgot the name, I’ll update it later, but … Continue reading

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Uniform Blue/Purple Velvet

Today I wanted a dirty dark blue sort of color. It’s a stormy day in Tokyo and the pastels just didn’t seem to fit with the day. But I also wanted to do a little bit of layering in the … Continue reading

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Persian Indigo

I couldn’t think of a name for this color, so I had to go to my color naming dictionary. Persian Indigo is the closest match.  It sounds pretty exotic- I’ll go with it. I made a deep purple out of … Continue reading

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Raspberry Chocolate Swirl

I mixed up a deep raspberry burgundy with a little bit of brown. I added 3 drops green creme to 7 drops of red creme, which made a reddish brown. I then added 5 drops of deep purple creme to … Continue reading

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Blackcurrant Jelly

Well, this one was a bit of a surprise. I added some pigment (Fyrinnae Black Plum, a deep plum with silver microsparkles) to some red jelly polish (Essie Jelly Apple), thinking I’d get a warmish purple with tiny sparkles. The … Continue reading

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Ruby Lotus

Here’s a little ruby-shaped heart ring that my grandmother got for me a while ago. It’s the inspiration for today’s manicure. I have gone short with my nails because they’re getting a little weak.   I’ve been lazy about the strenghtener, … Continue reading

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