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Pink Wednesday: China Glaze Electra Magenta konad

I’m still without power at home, but at least the weather is great, very nice and sunny, and I can do my nails by the window with the sunlight. So, I have my Pink Wednesday ready for today! 😀

Haven’t done any stamping in a while, so I gave it try for this mani. I started with two coats of OPI Steady As She Rose and stamped a design from a Konad plate (I don’t have it with me to see the number), with China Glaze Electra Magenta.

I really like how this turned out, even though I missed a spot on my pinky, it’s a cute stamp! Happy Wednesday! 😀

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NOTD: OPI DS Coronation w/Black konad

Hello! This is my mani for the day, the sun finally came out so I decided to try a holo.

I started to with three coats of OPI DS Coronation over a coat of Essie Matte About You. I had to do three coats because it was a little sheer and I could still see bald spots after two coats. But it’s so pretty and sparkly! I couldn’t stop looking at my nails in the sunlight!

I used Essie MAY as my base because I don’t have a holo base and I’d read matte top coats work well for holos. I don’t really know whether it worked or not. I had chips on 3 or 4 nails after a few hours. But, right after doing my nails I baked cupcakes and washed dishes which I never do, so I’m not sure if that had something to do with it and I didn’t let them dry for long enough.

Anyway, because I was going to konad over it, it didn’t bother me too much. I stamped a design on plate m64 with black polish.m

The holo was more obvious in person but maybe it wasn’t sunny enough for it to show up in pictures. I really liked how this turned out even though I didn’t realize until after that the stamp on my index finger was on the wrong side! 😀

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Revlon Perplex

I got this one on sale and didn’t realized how pretty it really was until I put the first coat on my nails! It’s gorgeous, the purple shimmer and how it shifts colors, beautiful!!

I added a konad pattern in purple, it’s very subtle.

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Wet n Wild Blazed Konad

Hi, I got two Wet n Wild’s for on sale for .99 cents, this one and the one from the last post. I like this one more, probably because I love coral polishes!

Wet n Wild Blazed

And added a design from plate m69(I need to get some more plates!) with Konad pink polish

I like how this one turned out!

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OPI Dating a Royal Konad

Another Konad:

OPI Dating a Royal

With plate m75 in Konad white polish.

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Sally Hansen Lively Lilac Konad

Another one I didn’t get to post:

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Lively Lilac

With a design from plate m75 in Konad’s white polish.

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Wet n Wild Shine Eggplant Frost

I got a couple of nail polishes for my birthday from a girl at work, and I tried this one because, well I like purple! (The picture turned out too dark)

I applied a full nail design from plate m69 with Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Lovely Lilac. It was my first try at a full nail pattern, so I didn’t align it very good, and it didn’t cover the top part. I tried to do it again to fill the empty spots but again I didn’t align it well so the index and middle finger got a little messed up.

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Sally Hansen Jumpin’ Jade Konad

I used Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Jumpin’ Jade, I really like all the insta-dri polishes I’ve used so far. I like the big brushes and they really dry pretty quickly! This is a nice dark shimmery green:

And then added a design from plate m75 in Konad pink special polish:

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China Glaze Secret Peri-wink-le with Konad

I didn’t really like how my nails turned out last time, and I got several chips so I tried a new mani.

I did two coats of China Glaze Secret Peri-wink-le. I love this color, it’s really pretty!!
And then added the same flower design from plate m2 as before with Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Lively Lilac:

I got several compliments on this one, and I like it much more than the previous one even though I used the same stamp and a similar color scheme.

Taken outside after three days:

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Sinful Colors Let Me Go

I got this nail polish at Walgreens the other day because I really liked how the color look in the bottle. I tried it yesterday and this is what it looks like:

Sinful Colors Let Me Go

It’s very sheer, it’s a purple-y shimmery pretty color but I used 3 coats and it’s still hard to see. It’s almost clear with only one coat. Also, the brush was stiff so it was hard to use, I don’t know I just got a bad bottle or if their brushes are like that.
I wanted to add a Konad design, I used the four flowers design in plate M2 (the only one I got so far!)

And for the stamp I used China Glaze Secret Peri-wink-le.

It didn’t turned out how I wanted, I was hoping both colors would be a little darker. At least I got to practice the Konad application, which turned out good although the design is a little hard to see.


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