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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Glittery Skull Cameos

Glittery Skull Cameos by @chalkboardnails

I always take the opportunity to use "glitter" day of the 31 Day Challenge to do some hand placed glitter nail art. I don't have the strength of mind to attempt it most other times. This time, I had some new triangle glitter I wanted to play around with, so I grabbed that and some glitter skull decals and went to town. I ended up with these pretty kickass skull cameo nails!

And you know what? The placement wasn't even that bad or time consuming!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Gelibility: Turn Any Nail Polish Into Gel Polish

Gelibility: Turn Any Nail Polish Into Gel Polish via @chalkboardnails

Got a collection of hundreds of polishes? Interested in an occasional gel manicure, but don't want to shell out the money for a full gel color library? Love the variety of regular nail polish and wish you had the same options in gel? Could I sound any more like a TV infomercial?

Gelibility is a new LED/UV cured gel nail polish product that mixes with any regular nail polish to turn it into a gel. Honestly, I was pretty skeptical about how well it would work, but I was very pleasantly surprised. This stuff is really cool. Read on for the details, some swatches & manicures, and my full thoughts. It's quite a long review, but there's a lot to cover!

Handpainted Geometric Gradient Facets

Geometric gradient facets by @chalkboardnails

One difficult thing about the 31 Day Challenge, for me, is that even if you have extenuating circumstances (like, say, you fall asleep watching Monday Night Football), you still have to get the next day's manicure done. When I woke up on the couch at 1:30am this morning and realized I had geometric nail art to do, it was pretty tough to drag my ass over to my nail table. BUT I DID IT! Because that's how I roll.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Contrary Polish Polish With A-Peel Collection and Beach Blanket Anniversary Polish

Contrary Polish Polish With A-Peel Collection via @chalkboardnails

Contrary Polish new collection time! This newest set of four citrus themed polishes is called Polish With A-Peel. Don't they look adorable as a set? I've also got swatches of the Contrary Polish second anniversary polish, Beach Blanket. Let's goooo!

Spifster Inspired Delicate Line Nail Art

Spifster Inspired Delicate Line Nail Art by @chalkboardnails

Today's 31 Day Challenge prompt is delicate print. This is one of the challenge prompts that inevitably makes people say "WTF is delicate print?", but really it's up for your interpretation! This year, I chose to pay homage to a very talented nail artist known for her incredibly delicate line detailing: Spifster.

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