Chrome Water Marble

China Glaze duochrome water marble

I recently took advantage of the China Glaze sale at Sally’s to pick up a few polishes, including a couple of the duochrome polish I wanted to help fill out my current collection. I knew they could be marbled with because I’d done a few experimental things months and months ago, so decided to dive in and do a full chrome water marble!

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Swatch and Review: Zoya – Yuna

Zoya - Yuna

When Zoya first released their Ignite collection, I only picked out Remy and India. When Ulta recently clearanced them out, I went ahead and picked up Yuna and Sansa. As part of my month of untrieds, I decided to put Yuna on. (Yes, I am posting this late!)

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#npclairestelle8 Day 19: Ghosts – Blue-toned Water marble

Ghostly blue water marble

Today’s prompt for #npclairestelle8 is Ghosts. Have you ever had one of those manicure days where nothing goes right? I worked on these yesterday and gave myself plenty of time, but a ton of stuff went wrong. First, I spilled polish. It got on my (thankfully black) shirt, my kitchen table (which, again thankfully, seems to be impervious and cleaned up beautifully). Then, the water marble which had looked so perfect in my practice runs looked blegh when I actually went to apply it to my nail. Even once I finally had things looking the way I wanted, I smudged on of the ghosts and had to re-do it. I do like how these turned out, but with all the fubar and problems on the way,  I was sick of them long before I was even finished lol!

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#npclairestelle8 Day 12: Orange and black manicure

#npclairestelle8 Day 12: Orange and Black

I’m not sure what it is about orange and black together, but I love the color combination. Maybe it is the contrast, or the feeling that fall is in the air. Maybe it is a subconscious reaction leftover from childhood when the two colors together were a symbol of huge quantities of candy being in my near future. Not sure! But they just work so well! The prompt for Day 12 of #npclairestelle8 was Orange and Black. Unfortunately, I didn’t really have a clear vision of what I wanted to do for this manicure, so it ended up being a bit of a hodge-podge.

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#nailartsep Day 28: Seasonal – Fall Water Marble

#nailartsep: Seasonal Water Marble

A day late on this one, but still chugging onward with this challenge. For this challenge I made water marble decals, which is definitely a new-to-me technique. This was also my first opportunity to use one of my new Color Club top coats from their gorgeous Made in New York line. I’ll be doing a separate swatch entry for the two toppers I have soon, but I simply couldn’t resist using it any longer!

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