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Fall skittlette in brown, red and gold featuring Zoya - Cinnamon

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You may or may not have noticed that I went on hiatus for the summer. Sorry about the lack of notice – it wasn’t something I had planned on, but between my daughter being home for summer break and adopting a new puppy to house train, play with and cuddle, I decided to put my nails on the back burner.

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Mermaid Scale Nail Sticker Review and Nail Art

Mermaid scale gradient nails

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Nail vinyls and stickers have become one of the major tools of the trade for doing manis. I’ve tried vinyls from quite a few brands and always enjoy using them, so I was excited to get to review some really fun mermaid scale stickers from Born Pretty Store.

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Halloween Mani Roundup #2

Red and black stamped gradient with spider charm

It’s been a long time coming for an update and it’s a post I meant to do weeks ago. I strained my right wrist at the end of October that put a moratorium on general activities like typing, cleaning and worst of all, nail-related activities. I’m completely mended now, thankfully, so I want to start off with playing catch-up – I know most people are ready to be over Halloween, so bear with me 🙂

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#mommysmanimonday: Polish Roulette

Zoya Dot & Sephora X - In Like

I always love our #mommymanimonday themes but this one was a bit tricky. Our mission was two choose two random polishes from our stash and make those polishes work together. I generally have a really good idea where each of my polishes are at though, so it was difficult to pick out two without knowing what I was getting!

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Nautical Nails in Blue and Gold

Butter London - Big Smoke; nautical nails

I posted about Big Smoke on its’ own inmy previous post. I wore it for a day without any embellishment, because I didn’t really know what I wanted to do with it. Then I saw a mani by @dancerspolishedlife using an anchor cutout and remembered I had some anchor vinyls! Blue always lends itself well to nautical nails, so I went with it!

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Simple Cutout Mani Using Revlon Matte Pearl Glaze

Color Club - Nail Robi and Revlon - Matte Pearl Glaze

Over the past couple of weeks, I had been seeing talk about Revlon – Holographic Pearls, a lovely scattered holo topcoat. When I found myself at Walgreens the other night, I looked for and found it along with a few other new top coat effects. I spotted Matte Pearl Glaze and decided to go ahead and pick it up since Walgreens was running a B1G1 Half off. When I got home and swatched it on a stick, I decided I wanted it on my nails right away!

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