Rewind Wednesday – Matte Magic and Basic Shapes

Found a post that never actually got posted! Happy first day of Spring!

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This is one of my simpler manicures, but I didn’t have any tools with me (not even any tape!) so I’m pretty happy with the result šŸ™‚

I originally wanted to try a look I’d seen around earlier this year, kind of theĀ precursorĀ to border manicure, but I couldn’t even find the original pictures! In the end, I kind of just decided to do a tape mani minus the tape.

Using OPI’s Meet Me On The Starferry, I painted all of my nails. Then, using China Glaze’s Dress Me Up, I did random shapes on my left hand and mirrored them on my right. I’m getting better at straight lines! The above picture is the original look (please excuse the messiness around the cuticles) before I decided it wasn’t cool enough and I needed to make it a matte mani!

What do you think? Did you like it better shiny or matte?

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Mani Monday – Rhinestones!

I started at least attempting to get into a Valentine’s mood, but I don’t actually have very many pink polishes at school with me šŸ˜¦

So what else to do but use pink and red rhinestones! I wanted to try making a heart shape with the rhinestones, but it was only my second time using them and my placement method needs work.

Here’s how they turned out instead! (And I apologize for the pictures, for some reason it was really difficult to keep the camera focused on the rhinestones!)

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Products Used:

China GlazeĀ Dress Me Up

Mineral FusionĀ Shimmering Shale

MASH Rhinestone Wheel