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Nail art by farie

To boldly go…to infinity and beyond…in a galaxy far, far away! (Galaxy/Nebula nails) 06/16/2012

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For a long time I’ve wanted to try out this technique, but it seemed very daunting. I think I need some practice, but it was very fun and I can’t wait to try it out again.

I wasn’t totally happy with them, but the colors did show up better in person. My poor camera was so confused by all the colors and sparkles. :)

ORLY in White Tips, AC-NED-82, AC-NED-81, L’Oreal Bijou Gems in B. Outrageous, Sally Hansen Insta-Dri in Lightening, Sally Hansen Insta-Dri in Snappy Sorbet, AC-NED-90, Sally Hansen HD in Wavelength, Sally Hansen Insta-Dri in Mint Sprint, ORLY in Gumdrop, AC-NED-94, OPI in Not Like The Movies.

I was inspired by this tutorial which I found through this amazing tumblr. (Which, I was introduced to by my BF, might as well continue the credit-where-credit-is-due train of thought.)

I chose a lighter base mostly because I am so in love with my new OPI in Not Like The Movies. :) Seriously, such a great color, neutral but with a bit of understated rock star glam.

 

Color Bursts 05/13/2012

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Kiss Nail Art Paint in Beach Green, Bikini Pink, Soft Blue, and Soft Purple. ORLY in White Tips.Image

Because I am a crazy person I stayed up until 5am to complete this design. x.X I am always telling people ‘oh it didn’t take that long’ and often the designs themselves don’t, by drying takes forever! I only recently started using a topcoat to preserve my designs longer, and it seems to work pretty well, but it also tends to smear my designs if I don’t wait quite a long time for them to dry before applying the topcoat.

 

Trying my ‘hand’ at Water Marbling 04/15/2012

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The color is way off in this one but it’s the clearest picture I have of the marbling.

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The colors are more true in this one and you can see the marbling detail fairly well.

I really like the idea of water marbling but I found it a bit difficult to pull it off. My polish wanted to dry too quickly in the water, so when I tried to swirl it it would just clump together. I need to either get way faster or find polish that dries slower. :) I plan on experimenting more with this, to try different brands, different water temps, etc to see if I can’t make it work better.

 

Dress up French 03/24/2012

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ORLY in White Tips. Kiss Nail Art in Beach Pink and Soft Blue.

Just a simple french with some added color to match my dress and clutch for a friend’s wedding.

 

Neon Stripes 01/06/2012

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Kiss Nail Art Paint in Beach Green, Bikini Pink, Soft Blue, and Soft Purple.Image

 

Pastel French 05/27/2011

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With spring in full bloom I couldn’t help using these pretty pastels!

 

STRAWBERRIES! 05/11/2011

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^_^ I love strawberries, luckily so does Japan, so I’m a happy girl! These are my happy happy strawberry toes!

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Sally Hansen Insta-dri in Sonic Bloom. Kiss Nail Art Paint in Beach Green and White.