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{March 14, 2015}   Swatch Saturday: Some Random Nail Stuff

I went to do another Polish Wars, and realized the pictures I had were just awful.  You guys deserve way better than crappy, blurry pictures, so I’m going to re-do them and that should be next week’s Swatch Saturday.  So instead, I’m going to do some random stuff I’ve been wearing on my nails over the last couple of weeks.

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This is a very fun, bright galaxy pattern.  I used Orly’s High on Hope as a base instead of my usual black, and a yellow (I think that was also Orly’s Melodious Utopia but I can’t remember) really helped lighten it up.

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This is Ethereal Lacquer’s Khaos.  I really wanted to like this polish more than I do.  It’s a black jelly with different sized glitters.  I wore it over a coat of black.  As you can see, the glitters aren’t very prominent.  They polish itself is a bit runny, and the glitters are difficult to fish out.  Also, the black jelly tends to cover them, making them look much darker than they really are.  I have other Ethereal Lacquer polishes that I don’t have this issue with, though.

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Dollish Polish Afternoon Tea in the Garden.  I don’t think I’ve posted this before?  I love this polish.  It makes me think of Easter, you know those little flecked candy eggs?  It’s a sheer white polish with tons of glitter.  It always makes me smile.

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This is what I’m wearing right now, Cirque’s Tibetan Nights.  I reviewed this one recently in Polish Wars.  It’s my favorite of all my “night sky” polishes.  I love the little bar glitters!

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This is Zoya Genevieve with a topper of Picture Polish Festival.  I did this to do my own CND Vinylux test at home.  That’s day one.

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Here’s day five.  Notice the bare minimum of tip wear, except on my index finger.  In fairness, my index nail actually broke, rather than the polish itself chipping off.  So I think it’s safe to say this stuff works awesome!

One final swatch of my now-favorite polish ever, OPI Vampire State Building.  I had been after this polish for what feels like FOREVER.  It’s my perfect red, it’s what I imagine Chanel Rouge Noir would be (but I don’t think is).  The difference appears to be that it’s a brown-based red, rather than a blackened red.  So I guess sometimes brown is okay!

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Three coats of perfection.  So dark but still recognizably red.  LOVE.

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With flash.

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A little nail art I tossed on top of it.  I was trying to do a fishnet sort of thing on the accent nail, like a corset lace up.

Happy weekend!

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