Jawbreaker

Happy hump day to you all, here’s my current mani…. The second pic is of yesterday’s mani.

This is Jawbreaker by Funky Fingers, I got this from my sister who bought it from a store called 5Below in Georgia. I’ll be there this weekend so I can’t wait to go back with her.

Please note: I used one layer of white polish as the basse because the formula is a little thin and wouldn’t pop as I desired it to.

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These two last pics are of a polish I bought from Rue 21, I was surprised to see the change in bottle style and I hear the formula quality has improved also. I really like this one even though they don’t possess cool names. 2 for $5 is the asking price and the quality is not bad at all!!

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Balloons for a Mermaid

Hey ladies, sitting here getting my talons ready for another work week and I felt myself getting bored so I decided to get a lil creative. As you can see this is what boredom breeds, this is what I came up with; PHEW this color was very trying in order to come up with a specific color. I had to mix light green eyeshadow, this bahama blue acrylic paint (very little) & some white base lacquer to come up with this. Never will I try this again too much shaking and mixing I felt like a mad scientist.

I already had this glitter pack from a purchase months ago, I bought it from a store misfitson8th on etsy.com. This has pink squares, pink fine glitter, red & blue octagon shapes in it. I love this combo together.

Here’s 3 coats of “Balloons for a Mermaid”, enjoy……

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Orange you mixed?

Hi all and happy hump day. I’d like to share with you my current mani. It’s using this China Glaze neon orange polish called Orange Knockout. I was immediately attracted to this polish when I saw it in either Ulta or Sally’s I forget which one. It’s so bright and attracts so much attention, it has basically become an accustom to wear this color during the summer; then with the black & white glitter layer over it really makes it stand out. I’d like to think I’d wear this forever but really, who am I trying to kid!!

The glitter I mixed on top of the orange is Hard Candy’s “Black Tie Optional”.

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A big Noho ho ho to Nails Inc

Hi all and good morning. Today I’m wearing this Leather Effect polish by nails inc. I wasn’t too antsy to get it when it first released cause of the textured look, but Zoya stole my heart. I purchased this about 2 weeks ago in JCPenney Sephora on sale for $6. This one is called Noho and i’ll tell you that wearing this w/o a top coat is a No ho ho!!

The coat (2) by itself is very matte and unattractive to the finished look…. I NEEDED to apply a very thin coat of top coat and I was safe with the way it came out, people at work actually liked it and thought it looked more like leather with the top coat. However the bottle states not to use a top coat but I paid for it i’ll do as I please :))).

Looking at it up against my favorite Tory Burch handbag it looks wonderfully leather to me!!

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Petit by Cherimoya

This has to be the first in a long time that I’ve ever swatched a polish haul within hours of purchase. Browsing my safe haven Ross I came across this polish set which the brand is unknown to me. While I’ve purchased some polishes by Cherimoya, I have none by the name of Petit.

On the box it states that this a limited edition set. I like the box presentation, it is cute with the polish set-colored macaroons on it.
Here are the polish names as I have collaged them in a frame.

L to R: Blueberry, Earl Grey, Milk, Coconut, Rose and Cassis.

The first 5 are creme formula which are very user friendly, they don’t streak with the first coat which means a lot to me. I’ve applied 3 coats of each & didn’t apply a top coat. The last one is a jelly formula and its quality is also consistent and not streaky. I thought the blue would stain my nails but it didn’t at all.

As I have, you can find these in your local Ross for $4.99.

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