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Cosmic Purple

It was a gorgeous fall day in Tokyo that felt more like September than December. Beautiful blue sky, red maple leaves, crispy wind…it was just lovely. But it sort of made me feel more autumnal than Christmassy! I know, I … Continue reading

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OPI Sorta Like This Color

I’ve been going through my stash of polish, trying to weed out colors that I never use. Some were bought online and I found I didn’t like the color, others clashed with my skintone, or others were too sheer for … Continue reading

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Thrills in the Beverly Hills Wagon Train

I think I’ll be re-working that Opulent Cloud franken from yesterday as it seems it was pretty far off the original color, but for now I’ve got a fun shade that I like a lot. It’s a layer franken- no … Continue reading

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Black Gold

Well, I’ve started my web shop on Etsy! I’m at http://www.nevertoomuchglitter.etsy.com I’m still really new to it and I have only one product up- a set of solid color vampies. I’m going to add some more products this evening after I get … Continue reading

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Black Opal Explosion

My favorite gem is the opal. I like white, blue, black- any opal is fine with me.  But if I could choose any opal, I’d choose a black one. Today’s manicure is just that- a black opal. The base is … Continue reading

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Totally Rad!

Well, I did pick on MAC’s $$$$$ Yes yesterday, but I found that it makes a nice layer franken. The white silvery finish makes a nice base under translucent colors. Since I have a whole bottle to use up, I … Continue reading

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Fuschia Flash

Usually I’m not too crazy about pink, but sometimes I do get in the mood.  I am a lipstick frankener in addition to being a polish frankener. I don’t have nearly as much lipstick as I do nail polish, thank … Continue reading

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Black Cherry Glimmer

I metioned OPI Midnight in Moscow in another post- it’s a blackened red that looks jet-black in most light. While the application is good and the color is nice, I’m tired of those “only I know this isn’t black” shades. … Continue reading

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King Tut Gold

This was a sort of unexpected result. I layered OPI Megawatt?! over black, and it made an interesting antiquey gold color. I added some yellow glitter as a topcoat. I then Konaded the black stripes on it and it looks … Continue reading

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Dragon Jewel

Today I started out with Sinful Colors What’s Your Name, which is purple, green and dark blue microglitter in a black base. The glitter is extremely hard to see, except in full sun. It reminds me of raven feathers- black … Continue reading

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