Oh, the stories these nails could tell…
For this Holiday season, Avon has some really cool stocking stuffers priced at under $10. One of my favorites is this set of four mini polishes in a range of metallic colors. The color on my nails in the photo below is called Mystic (above, far left), which has a bronze-gold hue on the nails – very festive! Two coats cover completely and the polish is super quick drying to prevent smudging. A set of four metallic colors sells for just $8.99 at This Link.
Because, seriously, those of us in the northeast all need a little cheering up right now, with this crap weather that just won’t give us a break. Rainbow Manicure!
One of my favorite things about summer is wearing my sandals as often as possible so I can rock a pedicure featuring the most vibrant Hot Pink nail color I can find. If you were fortunate enough to get a peek inside my bathroom cabinet, you would see a shelf stocked with various shades of pink, purple, magenta and fuchsia shades of nail color in sparkly and mat finishes — because even though I like to dwell in the pink domain, I do like to change it up. Pink. Nail Polish. I am all about it.
Now, you are probably not going to even believe that this is even possible, but earlier this week I was invited to a party thrown by (Smart. Beautiful.) Maybelline to announce / celebrate the launch of their new line of Nail Lacquer called Color Show, that not only included free food and alcohol, but also free manicures! Color Show! Inspired by the colors and textures of the runway, Color Show comes in about a gazillion shades of the spectrum, from creamy to shimmery to glittery, but most importantly lots of shades of pink!
For my complimentary manicure (which included a hand massage — omg) I chose a lacquer shade called Crushed Candy, which is a glittery, sparkly Hot Pink Fuchsia that looks so fantastic on my nails I simply cannot stop looking at my hands. Seriously, I am looking at them right now! Two coats covered my nails with a bright pink coat of shiny awesomeness, but then I put an extra coat on because I wanted to add a little extra on the tips of my nails, which is a good hint to extend a manicure when you use your hands as much as I do. As of right now my manicure is just over 36 hours old and I don’t have a single chip despite the fact that I type on a computer keyboard all day long.
Maybelline gave everyone at the party the super cool gift of a small make up case filled with 32 generous sample shades of Color Show. Please enjoy the anticipation of the gradual reveal!
There it is on the bed…
This is so exciting!
Look at all of these colors!
It’s Like Christmas! And these aren’t even all the colors!
These gorgeous colors are going to tempt me to stray from the pink, I can feel it. Thanks, Maybelline!
I pulled this image off a website where all the text is in French. But you don’t have to understand French to know this is a photo of four Stormtrooper finger nails and their buddy Darth Vader Nail hanging out on the Ring Finger. Rad.
Thanks to Debbie Poccia for The Tip!