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  • Singing Towers
    Singing Towers

    As you might know, I really love the british TV show Doctor Who, so when Pahlish presented a Doctor Who themed collection a while ago (ok, almost three years ago...) I had to get some of these polishes. Here's one of them.I started with three coats of Pahlish Singing Towers, a chocolate brown jelly with vivid orange flakies and some holo sparkles. For the stamping I used Barry M. Gold Foil and Üb...

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  • Mayfield Navy
    Mayfield Navy

     It's time for some flakies!I started with two coats of OPI Russian Navy, a midnight blue shimmer. On top of my base I dabbed one coat of ILNP Mayfield, a multichrome flakie topper showing blue, aqua, pink, purple and orange shades. Then I added one coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top.As I love matte flakies, I added one coat of Picture Polish G'Day Matte for a satin finish.ILNP polishes are availab...

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  • Frisch Lackiert Challenge: Sterne & Nordlichter
    Frisch Lackiert Challenge: Sterne & Nordlichter

    It's already time for the last prompt of the Frisch Lackiert Challenge for this round, stars and northern lights. I started with two coats of Pretty Serious Hot Summer Nights, one of my "starry sky in a bottle" polishes, a midnight blue jelly with holo sparkles. I know the Aurora Borealis is a more of a winter thing and doesn't show in hot summer nights, but it's about the color, not the name of t...

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  • Creep It Together
    Creep It Together

    Today I have something very rare for you, a brand new polish ;-) I usually buy polishes and wait for months or years until I wear them, but this beauty I had to use immediately.Creep It Together (by KBShimmer) is a multichrome magnetic shimmer with colorshifting flakies. The polish (and the flakies) show all the fall colours, green, gold, orange, red/pink. The bottle shot also shows some blue, but...

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  • Nail Crazies Unite: Ghost & Matte
    Nail Crazies Unite: Ghost & Matte

     With Halloween nearing, the Nail Crazies Unite want to see ghosts and matte today. I decided to keep this one monochrome and started with two coats of aEngland Bridal Veil, a black polish with some holo sparkles. I was so sure I had some ghost stamping patterns, but in my more than 100 plates, not one single ghost pattern was to be found. So I hand painted them, using Born Pretty Store black and...

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  • Frisch Lackiert Challenge: Mix & Match
    Frisch Lackiert Challenge: Mix & Match

    Let's start the week with some mix and match for the Frisch Lackiert Challenge.On the Frisch Lackiert blog it was mentioned, that the idea for this task came from the mix & match stamping plate collection by MoYou London. A perfect excuse to buy some new stamping plates, since I didn't own any of this collection ;-)I started with two coats of Essence Black is Back. For the stamping I used my n...

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  • Atlantis Cocktail
    Atlantis Cocktail

    Let's start the week with some flakies, shall we?I started with three thin coats of Essie Cocktail Bling, a light grey/blue/lilac creme. On top of Cocktail Bling, I dabbed some ILNP Atlantis. "Atlantis is breathtaking. This beautiful Ultra Chrome Flakie magically travels through hues of blue, orange, purple, and red. The colors are so vibrant they almost appear as if they're glowing. A personal ...

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  • Hoodies, Leaves, and S'Mores!
    Hoodies, Leaves, and S'Mores!

    We had some rain in the last couple of days, but as I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, a long heatwave made a lot of trees turn brown or even lose their leaves already. Maybe that's the reason I reached for this gorgeous fall color... Hoodies, Leaves, and S'Mores! by Pahlish has an olive green jelly base and is filled with gold and copper flakie glitters. I used three coats for opactiy and added o...

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  • Storytelling For A Penny
    Storytelling For A Penny

    After this hot and dry summer, I spent saturday night at an open air concert wishing I wore my winter jacket, it was freezing... So I guess it's time to wear my fall polishes ;-)My base color is ILNP Storytelling. "Storytelling is a sultry dark purple polish thoroughly laced with red shimmers, a kiss of gold flakes, and an incredible array of holographic magic for a beautiful scattered sparkle."...

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  • 26 Great Nail Art Ideas: Silhouette Scene
    26 Great Nail Art Ideas: Silhouette Scene

    Silhouette Scene is this week's challenge theme. I really love this type of mani, so here's mine.For the sunset background, I sponged a gradient using pale yellow, light blue and royal blue Born Pretty Store stamping polishes over a white base. For the stamping I used black Born Pretty Store stamping polish and Bundle Monster plate BM-S187. One coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top protected the mani....

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  • Nail Crazies Unite: Blue & White Nautical
    Nail Crazies Unite: Blue & White Nautical

    Blue and white nautical is this friday's challenge theme. I started with two coats of Essence Wild White Ways as base. For the stamping, I used blue Born Pretty Store stamping polish and MoYou London Sailor Collection plates 05 and 06. One coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top protected the stamping. An InLinkz Link-up

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  • Blueprint
    Blueprint

    Let's start the week blue, with Emily de Molly Blueprint.Blueprint is a royal blue jelly with blue hex glitters in various sizes plus some purple shimmer. I used three coats, that were wearable, but not 100 % opaque. I used one generous coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top for a smooth finish, due to the glitters, Blueprint dries a little gritty. Emily de Molly polishes are available on Etsy and at th...

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  • 26 Great Nail Art Ideas: Stamped Gradient
    26 Great Nail Art Ideas: Stamped Gradient

    Friday is Challenge Day! A stamped gradient was asked for this week.Since I really like gradients, I went double for this task, stamped gradient on gradient base. The two polishes I used for this mani are MoYou London After The Storm and Purple Mouse, my stamping plate is Moyra 11 Damask Drapery. One coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top protected the stamping.An InLinkz Link-up

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  • 1. August Mani
    1. August Mani

    Today's Switzerland's National Holiday, and of course I'm wearing my nails accordingly.For my swiss mani I used Essence Juicy Love (three coats), Nubar White Polka Dot and white Born Pretty Store stamping polish, and topped it with KBShimmer Clearly On Top. 

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  • Forest Of The Lawn
    Forest Of The Lawn

    The last few months have been very warm and dry here in Switzerland (and a lot of other places on this planet), so juicy green leaves are not something you see often at the moment. Most trees look more brown than green here. So I painted some green leaves on my nails.My base color is Pahlish Forest Of The Dead, a dark green jelly with green, gold and holographic microglitters. I used three coats f...

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  • Nail Crazies Unite: Music With Rainbow Colors
    Nail Crazies Unite: Music With Rainbow Colors

    This week, the Nail Crazies Unite want to see music with rainbow colors. For this mani, I used two coats of Essence Wild White Ways as a base and MoYou London Sweet Custard, Autumn Harvest and Purple House plus red, blue and green Born Pretty Store stamping polishes. The stamping plate I used Is DRK-D, and of course I added one coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top. You can't see the whole rainbow on m...

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  • 26 Great Nail Art Ideas: Stars
    26 Great Nail Art Ideas: Stars

    Stars are this week's challenge theme.My base color is Colors By Llarowe Orion, and the perfect example of what can happen if you're waiting too long with wearing a polish. When I bought this one a couple of years ago (yes, I know, shame on me...), it was a deep purple jelly with lots of silver microglitter. As I read in other blogposts about it, it was opaque with 2-3 coats. When I took my bottle...

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  • Dance Legend 623 Magnetic
    Dance Legend 623 Magnetic

    Today's mani is very simple, but boy, did I love wearing it...I used just one polish, Dance Legend 623 Magnetic. It's a purple shimmer that turns very dark and very light, once you used the magnet. I applied three coats, magnetized a diagonal stripe, one coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top, finished. 

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  • Embrace Is Not Enough
    Embrace Is Not Enough

    A happy pink glitter topper for monday.My base color is OPI The World Is Not Enough. As a huge James Bond fan, I just had to buy most of their Skyfall collection a couple of years back, but I have to be honest, this polish really disappointed me. While it looks quite interesting in the bottle, it seemed to be a color shifting shimmer, it's just plain boring on the nails. Instead of showing a color...

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  • Nail Crazies Unite: Sea Creatures
    Nail Crazies Unite: Sea Creatures

    Sea creatures is this week's challenge theme. I live in a country without sea coast. I've been to the sea a couple of times (Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic, Pacific, Baltic Sea, North Sea. OK, I've seen quite a lot of seas, actually), but the only animals I've seen there are seagulls and seals. But I've seen a lot of sea animals in zoos or aquariums. For this task, I chose a pond mani. I started wit...

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