Pink and Blue Flowers Nail Art

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I was at the grocery store and much to my delight, I saw they started carrying Milani!!! I knew Milani was coming out with a ‘fierce foils’ collection so when I saw the brand, I scoured the endcaps looking for the new collection displays. Like a spotlight shining down from the heavens, I found the fierce foils!!! I adopted all six! Today, my nail art starts with two coats of Milani Fierce Foils Venice. Venice is a cobalt blue with hint of pink shimmer. For the stamping design, I used Mundo de Unas Neon Pink and Pueen Plate 93.

I have on a matte topcoat because I thought the foil looked really pretty matted.

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Here’s a plain swatch of Venice with a glossy topcoat.

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I meant to show you a plan swatch picture after I put on a matte topcoat…but I totally forgot. So hopefully you can kinda see what it looks like in the nail art pictures, since those are matted! :)

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Mango Bunny Polish Tide Me Over

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Mango Bunny Polish offers a monthly subscription where you get a polish and other goodies each month! This month’s polish is Tide Me Over which is a lovely almost-Tiffany blue with shimmer. The box also came with a sample of nail oil and nail vinyls!

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I did three coats of Tide me Over because the stains on my nails are so bad, I have to make sure you’re seeing the true color of the polish!! If your nails aren’t stained as badly as mine, then you’ll only need two coats.

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Most importantly, the box also came with some candy which I am enjoying as I write this! :)

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Chevron Nail Art

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Lauren B Beauty sent me two of their polishes to play with! I swatched them for you earlier, but I wanted to play around with a little chevron nail art. The colors went so well together that I wanted them both show equally. :)

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I’m having trouble finding nail vinyls that are sticky enough to stick to my very curved nails. The edges always come up before I’m ready!! If you have any recommendations for *super* sticky vinyls, please let me know!! I’ve also noticed that they need to be made from pretty thin material to follow the shape of my c-curve.

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Flower Nail Art from Born Pretty Store

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Born Pretty Store sent me dried flower pieces to show you! I’ve never worked with anything like this before, so I was really stepping outside my comfort zone!

12 colors Ubique Dry Dried Flower UV Nail Art Design

I started with two coats of Color Club Red Handed. While the polish was still wet, I applied the dried flowers. These were a little hard to manage and a couple of them broke apart before I could press it on my nail. Somehow, I made it work. It reminded me of when I was a kid and I would play Operation! My husband approves of this mani, though, so I guess it was worth the extra work! I used tweezers to hold the flowers. If I tried to use my fingers or my nails, that was too rough for them and they would break apart.

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I like the 3D aspect of this mani. I rarely, if ever, do 3D nail art so this was a nice change of pace.

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Thanks again to BPS for sending me these to review! You can find these supplies and more in the nail art section of the Born Pretty Store. Use code FYL91 to receive 10% off all your supplies at BornPrettyStore.com

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Who wants another nail polish giveaway???? Until midnight on April 12th, you can enter to win this mini set of the China Glaze Road Trip collection!!

Winner must provide a US based address for shipping. Must be 18 years or older to enter or have permission from legal guardian. Void where prohibited.

 

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