Abstract Challenge Day 15: Mani of my Choice



Simple mani, simple post. Sorry for the quickness.

Matte color blocking style with Nina Ultra Pro Emerald City and Pure Ice Celestial. Topped with NYC Matte Me Crazy.

And that’s it. No more challenge posting for the foreseeable future.


Abstract Challenge Day 14: New Tutorial



So, new tutorial. I assumed they meant one that was new to me. So, yeah.

I tried the spun sugar technique, using Shades of the Season Red as my base and Sally Hansen Hard to Get for the strings. Topped with Color Club Top Coat.

Another last minute one, so nothing major to say.

Abstract Challenge Day 13: Combo of Two



Two of these left.

Today was combo of two. I dithered over something to do for this, but then decided to be lazy. I went with dots and half moons.

I did a base of Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Expresso topped it with Color Club top coat and let it go overnight, then did the half moons with Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Lickety-Split Lime. I did the dots with Wet N Wild Undercover and topped everything with a second coat of Color Club top coat.

Next up is a new-to-me tutorial.

Abstract Challenge Day 12: Water Marble



Point proven. Last minute again.

Okay, today, I was lazy. So instead of marbling all my hands, I did a marbled accent nail.

Painted all my fingers with Wet N Wild French White Crème, marbled with Zoya Pippa and Nina on the accent nail, painted the rest of my nails with just Pippa.

This mani proved to me I hate yellow on its own.

Next time on this challenge: Combo of two, and three more to go!

Abstract Challenge Day 11: Household Item



Today’s challenge is one I’ve been meaning to do for a while. I first saw these Ziploc bag nails when Nicole at Nail Polish Wars do them. I started with a coat of Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Mint Sorbet. That also happens to be my Favorite Friday polish for today. It’s a gorgeous one coater mint green. I love it, and I have yet to find a polish in that line I dislike. For the watercolor part, I used Shades of the Season Light Blue and Wet N Wild Tickled Pink. Tomorrow I start something I’ve planned when I realized the Black & White challenge ran short, then Sunday is water marble.

Abstract Challenge Day 10: Stripes



Today’s nails were stripes. This is the type of striped nails I wanted to do last month but ended up not doing.

I started with a base of Wet N Wild French White Crème, then did the stripes with LA Colors Art Deco Sea Foam Green, Color Club Art Club Yellow, LA Colors Art Deco Hot Pink (my Pink Wednesday color), LA Colors Art Deco Mint Green, and LA Colors Art Deco Silver. Topped with NYC Matte Me Crazy.

Tomorrow is the last day of the black & white challenge: a mani of my choice and then Friday is household item nails.

Abstract Challenge Day 9: Sponging



I actually got to wear this one all day! Woo!

So today was sponging, and I did a manicure my boyfriend has been begging me to do. It’s a gradient, but over all five nails instead of one on each nail.

I started with two coats of Wet N Wild French White Crème, then sponged with Shades of the Season Red, Wet N Wild Sunny Side Up, Shades of the Season Yellow, Spoiled Permission to Proceed, Revlon Royal and Milani Rad Purple.

Tomorrow is black and white water marble, then Wednesday is stripes.