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Pigment Purples

Going through the pigment stash has been a lot of fun! I collect purples: lipstick, polish, pigments…but I hardly ever wear it. I have a drawer full of purple lipsticks that I’ve bought but never wear, since they make me … Continue reading

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Zoya Roxy Re-Do

I often play with colors that I don’t really like, trying to improve them a bit. I buy most of my polishes online, so sometimes I get surprised. I look at swatches before I buy, but sometimes things just don’t … Continue reading

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Purple Velvet Shimmer

Hello everyone! Today is kind of a rainy Saturday- boo! But I’ve got some fun nail ideas to make for later, so at least I don’t have to feel guilty about staying inside and painting. Today’s mani was made with … Continue reading

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OPI Ink Redux

Life is almost back to normal here in Tokyo, except for power cuts, stores being dark, and a cutback on subway service. So it’s time to get back on the glitter wagon! I chose purple for today. For some reason … Continue reading

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Wild Grape-Steria

Here’s my first half-and-half franken for you! Both the colors are winners on their own, but they are also fabulous combined. The first color is Orly Wild Wisteria, a deep true purple creme. It’s not so dark it looks black … Continue reading

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Hanzomon Line

Today’s color is unfortunately not as accurate as I would have liked, but I didn’t have enough time to tweak it properly! The Hanzomon Line is a medium purple color, but my franken is darker than I wanted, more of … Continue reading

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Purple Butterfly

I’ve been doing a little wear-testing on some of my art nails to see how long they last and under what conditions.  So far, so good! The butterflies are made of a clay cane which can be sliced with a … Continue reading

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