Throwback Thursday – Saran Wrap Manicure

Last week I wanted to do some water marbling, but I’d already done the traditional dipping-in-water technique on my sister’s nails so I decided to finally try the saran wrap manicure! It was super easy and I love the outcome! Makes me think of my birthstone – turquoise!

photo 2

(Sorry for the thumb chip, this was after a few days of wear.)

photo 1

photo 3

Have you ever tried this technique? I think I actually prefer this to water marbling just because of the messiness aspect of the latter. But they both provide some unique and gorgeous looks!

Mani Monday – Accidental Valentine’s Manicure

I tried out the gradient without a sponge manicure again this past week, but I didn’t intend for it to be so Valentine’s Day-ish. Oh well, it was still super cute 🙂

It also gave me the opportunity to try out my new homemade light box! Can’t say I’m impressed on that front though…I think I need a better lamp.

photo 1

 

Continue reading

Swatch Sunday – Julep’s Favorite Things

Julep had a warehouse sale a couple weeks ago, and as I’ve never tried their polishes before, I jumped at the opportunity! I found a couple single colors I liked and then stumbled upon the Favorite Things 2012 Nail Color Jewelry Box, which contained all the colors I had wanted and more! It also contained two special polishes named Audrey and Charlotte, which is obviously cool for Many Manis 🙂

This is going to be a very picture heavy post, so bear with me and enjoy!

image

Continue reading