Zoya – Cinnamon: Swatch, Review & Nail Art

Zoya - Cinnnamon Swatch

Fall is the time of year I have to make extra special efforts to not buy every new polish collection. This is my favorite time to year and it seems like every brand is putting out super beautiful polishes. The Fall 2016 release from Zoya, Focus & Flair, had some really beautiful polishes. While I am usually more attracted to creme polishes, I really like the metallics this time. There was only one, however, that I simply had to have: Cinnamon.

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Order Up! Vampy Glitter Gradient

Vampy Glitter Gradient, matte

This week for #mommysmanimonday we took orders from another member. I got my orders from @amyjeannenails who assigned me to do a glitter gradient. Other than that, I had no specific requirements so I decided to go with black and red since Nail It! magazine was looking for submissions. I absolutely adore the result!

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Dry Brush Floral Nails and Tutorial

Dry Brush Floral

It’s kind of awesome to go into a mani with a basic design in mind and have it warp into something cooler and more detailed than you intended! That is the case with this mani. I started out just intending to do some random dry brushing, but it ended up looking like flowers on my first nail so I altered my plan and went with that.

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Peacock Advanced Stamping featuring Sinful Colors – Sky Tree

Sinful Colors - Sky Tree with Peacock advanced stamping decal

Straight talk time – I am not a fan of doing advanced stamping, even though I think the results can look really phenomenal. My nails curve a lot, so getting a decal to lay flat is a herculean effort that often ends in the stamp looking so folded and wrinkled that it is hideous. That being said, I needed some inspiration so I checked out the @pushyourmani prompt and saw that it was decals so I decided to give it a try.

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