Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Gradients and Accents Plus Where I've Been

Press Sample Purchased by Me

Hello Polished Friends!

Wow it has been a long time since I sat down and wrote a post on here. I can't believe I haven't talked to you guys in over a month! There have been a number of things going on in my life that have prevented me from blogging recently. I' not going to go into too much detail, but I have been dealing with some personal and familial health issues as well as juggling grad school, and working 4+ days a week in order to pay for everything. It has been a struggle and blogging has been pushed to the back burner. I'm not going to promise that I'm coming back to full strength, but I did want to check in and let you all know I am alive and relatively OK :)



I did these accents and gradient nails a while back now, and I wasn't 100% sure I liked them at the time, and honestly I'm still not convinced lol. It seems like there is something missing... hmmmm. I do love me a gradient though and that is where the inspiration for this manicure began.



For the gradient I started out with Pure Ice Bikini which is such a soft pretty blue. Then proceeded with the gradient using Bikini and Pure Ice Flirt Alert. I did this on every other nail and then added two accents to mix things up a little. On my index nail I started with Color Club Harp On It and then added a coat of Happy Hands Motherboy. On my ring nail I started with my still favourite Cult Nails Tempest and then stamped with PUEEN 20 and black creme.



What do you think about these gradients and accented nails?! I hope I can start posting relatively more regularly soon :) Miss and love you all!

7 comments:

  1. I love this combination, it's perfect!

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  2. That glitter is so great with your gradient! Welcome back!

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  3. These are beautiful! That's such a gorgeous gradient! Glad you're still alive and well - I've missed you! :)

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  4. Wow, I especially love your stamped accentnail... I own this plates set too but didn't notice this plate before... *shame on me*

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  5. Really cute and well mixed mani but.... I don't want to think about how hard was the removal for the index! :D

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  6. Hello, I’ve just discovered this blog and I love your nail art creations!
    They look beautiful  Especially this one!!
    I’m looking forward to read your next post,

    ~Xx~ Julia
    Creativenails4fun

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