Enchanted Polish Castle on a Cloud

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Today I just need a bit of a palette cleanser. I’ve been struggling to find inspiration for nail art lately so I’ve given myself permission to do “plain” manicures. I go through this ‘mani-block’ phase once or twice a year. But don’t worry! It doesn’t usually last for more than a week or two. :) Usually I just need to buy some new stamping plates to break me out of the funk. :

Today I have Enchanted Polish Castle on a Cloud layered over two coats of Enchanted Polish Paint it Black. This is a lovely combination and I actually wore it for two days. (Which is also really out of character! I typically change my polish every day!!)

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Recent Enchanted Polish Purchases!

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Recently, Enchanted Polish restocked some of her older polishes for purchase. I got as many as I could of the ones I didn’t already own. I managed to snag a small handful!

Enchanted Polish Congratulations is a brownish-red duochrome with holo.

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Enchanted Polish Electric Feel is a fabulous green metallic with a holographic look.

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Enchanted Polish Across the Universe is probably my favorite of this little haul. Its a blue and purple duochrome with a holo flair.

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Thanks for stopping by to see my swatches today!

Gold Bow Stud Nail Art

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Born Pretty Store sent me a wheel of gold nail studs to review and show you. These are small and delicate studs. I really like them. Most of the studs I’ve used have been rather large. They are also pretty thin which is great because it stays better on my nails and doesn’t catch as easily on things.

1.5mm-3mm Gold Silver Cross 3D Nail Decoration Nail Art Studs UV Gel Nail Art Decoration in WheelI used Enchanted Polish I am the Walrus with the golden bows.

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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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Mint and Pink Nail Art Flowers

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Born Pretty Store sent me these stencils to show you. I love using stencils in nail art even though it requires more patience than other nail art styles!

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For today’s post, I used two coats of Ciate Pepperminty and Enchanted Polish Dope Jam to create this rose and petals look.

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Some of the petals smudged a little bit but you almost couldn’t tell in real life.

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Here is a swatch of the lovely Pepperminty on its own.ciate-pepperminty

 

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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It Girl Fashion Plates Houndstooth Nail Art

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This nail art starts with two coats of Enchanted Polish December 2015. Then, I used It Girl Fashion Plate IG104 to stamp this lovely houndstooth nail art design. I used Mundo de Unas White to do the stamping. I’ve done reviews for It Girl Nail Art before and her plates are always super well done. I always get pretty, clean, and crisp lines.

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Blue Geometric Nail Art

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Today’s geometric nail art starts with two coats of Enchanted Polish Neptune. I used It Girl Fashion Plate IG104 and Mundo de Unas Pastel Blue to stamp. It Girl Fashion Plates are high quality and I’m always really happen with the designs. Nicole comes up with perfect patterns for stamping! This looks really similar to a houndstooth design but it also looks like squares with lines behind them. It’s one of those designs where I see something different every time I look at it!

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It Girl Fashion Plates Checkerboard Nail Art

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This lovely checkerboard design starts with two coats of Enchanted Polish Holiday 2015. The stamping plate is It Girl Nail Art Plate IG104 which was given to me as a press sample. I’m always impressed with these stamping plates and Nicole has excellent customer service! I used Mundo de Unas Fiji as my stamping polish.

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Enchanted Polish December 2015 and Holiday 2015

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I have the last few 2015 polishes from Enchanted Polish to show you! All swatches are two coats.

Enchanted Polish December 2015 is a holo evergreen shade.

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Here’s December 2015 with flash from my camera to really bring out the holo.

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Enchanted Polish Holiday 2015 is a juicy cranberry holo.

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Holiday 2015 with flash.

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Enchanted Polish Neptune is not part of the 2015 monthly polishes but it was part of the same pre-order. This is a teal-blue duochrome with glitters. I freaking love this one and I’m super happy it’s mine! All mine!

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Enchanted Polish Holiday 2015

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Enchanted Polish had a surprise sale earlier this month! There were four delicious cremes and one shimmer available. Since I’m super addicted to EP, I had to buy them of course!

 

Enchanted Polish Blackberry Jam is a rich purple creme.

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Enchanted Polish Candy Apple is a rich, dark red. It almost has a slight jelly finish to it.

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Enchanted Polish Boysenberry Syrup is another purple creme but this one has some sort of jelly effect to it as well.

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Enchanted Polish Pinecone is a deep brown with purple undertones.

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Enchanted Polish Garland is the shimmer of the collection. It’s an evergreen color with golden shimmers.

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What do you think of this collection? Would you have impulse-purchased them like I did?

Enchanted Polish Rainbow Juice with Pulp

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Sally Hansen Bubblegum Pink was the polish that started this crazy obsession for me! I’m wearing her today topped with Enchanted Polish Rainbow Juice (with pulp).

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40 Great Nail Art Ideas…Your Job

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Today’s nail art is for the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts challenge. This week’s prompt is “your job”. I had a seriously hard time with this! I work with computers and information. I totally could have done a motherboard and some binary code, but I did that for the geeks prompt! Since I couldn’t do the obvious, I had to think hard about what other designs could represent my work. I finally realized that I have to be a jack of all trades (good at computers, data entry, great communicator, manager, good presenter, etc). The ‘jack of all trades’ of nail art is the skittle! So here we have it! Skittle nail art to represent my computer job. I know it’s a stretch! :P

I used three Enchanted Polish colors: To Die For (Glitter), 2am Summer Nights (duochrome), and Boysenberry Syrup (creme)

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Purple Nail Art

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Today’s mani starts with two coats of Enchanted Polish November 2015 which is a freaking gorgeous holo purple. I used Konad Pastel Purple to stamp this faux watermarble from the Bundle Monster plate that was designed by blogger Sloteazzy.

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I really like this stamping plate and would recommend getting it – even if I did smudge my pointer finger!

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Enchanted Polish September 2015 Nail Art

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Today I have some blue and red nail art to show you. It starts with two coats of Enchanted Polish September 2015. Then, I used Konad Red to stamp a design from Vivid Lacquer plate VL 041.

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Enchanted Polish – September, October, and November 2015

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Today I have some Enchanted Polish monthlies swatches for you. These were from a mystery preorder a month or so ago.

Enchanted Polish September 2015 is a lovely light blue.

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Here is September 2015 pictured with flash. The holo on this one is very subtle.

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Enchanted Polish October 2015 is as black as a black holo as you’ll get. The spectraflair that’s required to make a polish a holo always grays it out a little bit. But, I think Enchanted Polish did a good job keeping this one as black as possible.

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This one also has a subtle holo.ep-october-2015

Enchanted Polish November 2015. This is totally my favorite of three!

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Fake Halloween Watermarble

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This fake Halloween watermarble uses Enchanted Polish Ectolasm as the base. I used vinyls from Twinkled T and EP Fright Night and Monsters Ink to create this look. You can tell I got better at doing the stencils as I went along. I started with my pinkie (on your far right) and ended at my pointer, which actually looks pretty great. I would definitely use these vinyls again now that I have the hang of it!

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Enchanted Polish Halloween Collection

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I bought this year’s Enchanted Polish Halloween collection and I’m so glad I did! These are beautiful!

Enchanted Polish Fright Night is a black polish gold shimmers and holo (in the sunlight).

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Enchanted Polish Monsters Ink is a purple polish with scattered holo.

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Enchanted Polish Ectoplasm is the most interesting of the trio. It’s a neon mint creme. It’s pretty neon in real life!

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What do you think of this year’s Enchanted Polish Halloween collection?

Born Pretty Store Plate BPL-029

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Born Pretty Store sent me this stamping plate to review for you! It has a variety of floral designs on it! This is Plate BPL-029. You can see all their available image plates here: BornPrettyStore Stamping Image Plates.

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The pink base is Enchanted Polish Dope Jam. I used Konad Black as my stamping polish.The stamper is from the Born Pretty Store and I reviewed that for you earlier.

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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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Stars on My Nails with Twinkled T Vinyls

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This nail art starts with two coats of Enchanted Polish Disco H2O. I used star stencils from Twinkled T and Enchanted Polish Reign Beau to create this design. enchanted-polish-nail-art

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The bow knuckle ring was also purchased from Twinkled T’s store.

Enchanted Polish Swatches

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In the last pre-order of Enchanted Polish, I couldn’t help but snag all four polishes! I’m a big sucker like that.

Enchanted Polish Disco H2O is a super gorgeous teal with a very subtle holo. None of the first three polishes I’m going to show you are as holo as I’m used to from EP. The colors are gorgeous though, so I’m not really complaining.

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Enchanted Polish Reign Beau is a very interesting shade of blue. I don’t even really know how to describe it!

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Enchanted Polish Dope Jam is a bright pink. Obviously I love this one!

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Enchanted Polish Rainbow Juice (with Pulp) is my favorite of the four. I have it shown here over black. It’s a scattered holo topper but what makes it kick is it has tiny flakie glitters in there, too! It’s very fun and I haven’t seen a topper like this before. It’s like a flakie and Fairy Dust had a baby.

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My Winning Mani

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I was wearing this mani when I became $90 richer at the casino earlier this month. So I’m calling this my winning mani!! Does this mean I have to wear this mani every time I go to the casino??

I started with two coats of Enchanted Polish July 2015. I used Mundo de Unas Fantasy and a design from It Girl Fashion Plate 102 to create this look.

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Enchanted Polish August 2015 Nail Art

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The Born Pretty Store sent me a few sets of water decals to show you. I’ve become pretty addicted to water decals since I got these. I started this mani out with two coats of Enchanted Polish August 2015.

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The decals I chose for this are BP-W13 and they can be found here:

10 Sheets/Set Feather Flower Nail Art Water Decals Set Transfer Sticker BORN PRETTY W11-W20

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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Enchanted Polish Monthlies Swatches

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As you already know, I’m a big sucker for Enchanted Polish! Today I have swatches of Enchanted Polish June 2015, July 2015, and August 2015.

June 2015 is a gorgeous pink and I lovelovelove it!!! I don’t have anything like this in my collection, but I totally should!! Therefore, I’m ecstatic that June was this pink!

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Enchanted Polish July 2015 is a light blueish gray. I’m not as thrilled about this one, but it is certainly pretty and I’m glad I have it!

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Enchanted Polish August 2015 is another grand slam. This deep purple is sooo gorgeous. I couldn’t stop drooling while I was editing the photos!!

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What do you think of this quarter’s monthly polishes from Enchanted? Are you pining after any of them?

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Golden Black

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The Born Pretty Store sent me a few sets of water decals to show you. I’ve become pretty addicted to water decals since I got these. It makes nail art so easy when you’re inĀ  hurry! And it seems like I’m always in a hurry these days!

10 Sheets/Set Feather Flower Nail Art Water Decals Set Transfer Sticker BORN PRETTY W11-W20

For today’s nail art post, I selected BP-W11:

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I started with two coats of Enchanted Polish House of the Rising Sun which is a gorgeous yellow gold holo.

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I got quite a few compliments on this mani. I think it was something about the simplicity of it that drew people to it.

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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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Keeping Glitter under Control with Enchanted Polish Festival

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Today’s mani is one of my favorite looks. I love the look of black stamping over a fine microglitter. The black lines make it look like we’re keeping the glitter under control…and if they weren’t there, it would escape!!!

I started with two coats of Zoya Raven and then did one coat of Enchanted Polish Festival. Once dry, I stamped using Mundo de Unas Black and a design from Cici&Sisi Plate 15.

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