Posts tagged: Gray nail polish

Planner

 Erin Condren Planner Inspired Nail Art 1

To get this look: I decided to stay true to the design of the planner and the colours used. Since the background is not black, but more of a slate grey. I started with a base of one coat of Cult Nails Fetish, and one coat of Essie Cashmere Bathrobe (I don’t own a dark slate grey, otherwise I would have used that).

The next step was to paint where my design would go, and block it out using Cult Nails Tempest (an opaque white). This would allow for the colours to show up more.

I then painted in the design with my colour: Nubar My New Obsession (blue), Sally Hansen Lightening (yellow), Nubar On The Radar (red), Models Own Soda Pop Pink, OPI My Vampire is Buff, Misa Lime Love, and for the brown/nude a mix of Models Own Nude Beige and Essie Cashmere Bathrobe.

Creamy smokey blue

Smokey with pink shimmer – sweet!

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Thundery evening

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Overall I really like this colour. I think I would love a pure dark grey with no hint of taupe but this is still really nice for my taupe polish fix. It’s a nice dark neutral for winter if you’re willing to let your nails looks bit like the sky in a cloudy thunderstorm! Well that’s what it reminds me of, anyway. In a good way, of course.

Grey boardroom

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I love love love this. Its so mysterious. A dark gray creme with a touch of green. Stormy Weather is my type of polish. I love deep, dark, murky shades, and this is just that! Formula was also fantastic, two coats for full coverage.

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Pieces of Horror

I know, a polish I love that isn’t blue or purple – would you also believe I have red on my own nails right now? It’s a day of amazements for sure.

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Have the Lambs Stopped Screaming? is a fun Halloween colored glitter topper in a clear base. There are black, orange, and white glitters in a number of shapes (including hearts, stars, and dots), plus holo dust. There is a ton of glitter packed in here and I’ve shown just one coat over DIOSA Dime Piece.

Sophisticate

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For this I used OPI Pirouette My Whistle over yesterday’s manicure of Deborah Lippmann Stormy Weather. See how this turned out below!

Wedding suit

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Overall Jitterbug is a really awesome colour. It’s sort of a neutral and a crazy colour hybrid due to the grey shade but the crazy glitter! It’s also a good polish to wear when you can’t be bothered redoing your nails a lot because you can’t really tell if it’s got scuff marks and small chips. I’ll definitely be painting my nails this colour a lot!

Gradient Nails +Tutorial

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More than likely you will only need one coat of the darkest nail polish. Again it is really important that there isn’t very much polish on your brush.  While you are waiting for your nails to dry, pour some nail polish remover into the top of the bottle and drop a cotton bud into it.

Cashmere sweater

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Described as “Grey Crystal” on the website, Facet is part of Illamasqua’s Sacred Hour collection. It’s a grey/taupe base packed full of coppery shimmer flakes, and is completely stunning! It’s simple yet still somehow unique in my stash. I think Raindrops will always be my favourite Illamasqua shade, but this comes very very close.

Einstein’s

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If you love grey and glitter, this is THE polish for you! This is two coats of Elemental Styles E=mc^2 with one coat of top coat! Whitney’s creations are inspired by her love for Chemistry and polish! Application was spot on and NO digging for glitter, which I love! It reminds me of cookies n cream–if only polish was edible!!

Stormy

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Nail Tisane Serpent’s Fang is a medium grey scattered holographic.  The formula was smooth and easy to apply.  I really love this one!!  It’s such a perfect stormy grey! Shown is two coats of Serpent’s Fang.