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It's Puzzling

…how much better these pink and purple puzzle pieces look in a matte finish as opposed to shiny. Shiny is always lovely, but owing to some combination of the topcoat and/or shadows and glare thrown by the light at the time of day I took these photos, bits of the puzzle pieces were simply disappearing, like this: 29 more words

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Matte for Dots

There’s something very mod about this matte manicure (I refuse to use the term “dotticure,” except of course within parentheses.) It’s absolutely the dots themselves – polka dots were a mainstay of the Mod movement – but also the vibrant colour combination. 270 more words

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All Matted Up

The nail blogging community, myself included, spend a lot of time extolling the virtues of indie nail polishes and polish manufacturers. There’s a lot to like in the indie arena (creativity abounds when a maker isn’t trying to appeal to ALL the polish mavens in the world concurrently), but sometimes it’s nice to take a closer look at some of the easier-to-find – but just as beautiful! 311 more words

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If At First You Don't Succeed

…try it four more times! That’s what I call determination in making a nail polish work, friends.

A bit of back story. I bought the glitter polish I used in this matte gradient manicure, Cirque’s Lullaby, after lusting after it for the better part of a year. 319 more words

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This past weekend I did my first set of nails on someone else and they came out pretty damn good!! 


 To Achieve this look I used : 22 more words


Loving Matte

Exactly what the title implies. I love matte polish. So you can imagine when I heard of matte top coats I went nuts. It was difficult to find here so had to order online. 158 more words


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Hi Lovelies ♥

Hope you all are doing great! I am so happy the sun is out here in Houston today. Its been so gloomy… 369 more words

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