Tagged with peach

Stars and stripes

Stars and stripes

More Born Pretty Store goodies on show in this American-influenced manicure which I thought was particularly cute! I used four different polishes in this manicure. The purple nails are a base of Nails Inc St John’s Wood (a medium periwinkle kind of purple-blue), over which I sponged Urban Outfitters Crowded (pale lilac) to get this … Continue reading

Blue spots

Blue spots

Just a quickie – I couldn’t decide what to do with my nails so fell back on a combination which I subsequently realised looks rather similar to the hibiscus holo manicure I did a little while ago. This one uses Essie A Crewed Interest as a base (pale peach), Barry M Guava Gelly for the … Continue reading

Ripper Street

Ripper Street

My whole house has recently become OBSESSED with the BBC crime drama Ripper Street. Not only does it feature light-of-my-heart Matthew Macfadyen (who not only looks like a Moomin, but admits to and embraces that fact) but it’s a PROCEDURAL CRIME DRAMA SET IN VICTORIAN LONDON, i.e., THE ULTIMATE DREAM. It’s well written (and the … Continue reading

Pastel gradient

Pastel gradient

Jumping on the gradient bandwagon with these pastel nails. [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given at right: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]

Gradient stripes

Gradient stripes

I got this effect by painting my nails in the base colour, carefully sticking thin strips of striping tape over my nails, and then sponging a gradient on top in the usual way. It takes a while to do the tape but I think the effect is pretty cool! The polishes used in this mani … Continue reading

Day 15: Delicate Print

Day 15: Delicate Print

  Swirls (MNY 465 over Revlon Peach Smoothie). [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]