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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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Nessie

 Hello everyone, I am up in the mountains in Japan for a few days, so I thought I would show you some frankens I did earlier. I have a thing for monsters and sea creatures, and today’s color is what I … Continue reading

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Decadent Moon Over Mumbai

I got OPI Moon Over Mumbai, a light pigeon gray with silver microshimmer. It’s not a creme but looks like it, except in bright light. It’s a cool color, but on my ghostly white hands, it makes my nails look … Continue reading

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Lacey Valentine 2

Well, I did a little fixing up of my previous design using a white French manicure pen. After experimenting with my dotting tool, I  came to the conclusion that it takes way too much time to make proper lace, so … Continue reading

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Dusk

This is a fabulous color which I just love. It doesn’t look like much at first glance but I found myself appreciating it the more I looked at it. It’s a gray-based purple shimmer. (Grayuple? Purlgray?) Usually I keep gray … Continue reading

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Shimmering Orchid

I’m really getting into purples lately. I like cooler blue-toned purples, but sometimes they look bad with my pale skin. But too-warm purples start overlapping in the burgundy/red area and can be sort of scary old ladyish. No that there’s … Continue reading

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Holographic Jewel Tones

Sometimes I find color combinations that are really exciting, easy to do, and versatile. I franken colors sometimes out of 5+ colors, but things tend to get muddy. But what I found today can be done in as little as … Continue reading

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