I'm back from hiatus and from vacation, which I spent skiing at Schweitzer Mountain in Idaho. On my trip out there, I had a connection in Seattle, where I found the Butter London salon was right across from my gate. I took that as a sign I needed to buy some nail polish, of course. Those bottles are still in my carryon bag, but I hope to swatch them soon. On my trip, I wore OPI Show It and Glow It from the Burlesque collection. I think I used three coats—one of my resolutions for 2011 that I got started on a little early was to be better organized with my nail polish notes, so I got a little spiral bound book to keep them in, except I didn't write down anything at all about this manicure. Oops.
Just before I left, I jammed and broke my left thumbnail reaching to open a drawer and had to nubbinize it. Since it was my thumb, I left the rest of nails alone—I don't mind so much when my thumbs don't match, but if it had been one of my other fingers I would have cut them all down. Here's my thumb enjoying a tasty margarita at the airport:
This OPI glitter didn't wear as well as Mad as a Hatter did on my Florida trip this past fall, but I think ski trips are harder on my hands and nails than most vacations between buckling and unbuckling the boots and getting my gloves and therefore hands wet with snow. I did have some chipping near the end of the week but the great thing about glitter is it's easy to touch up.
I'll be back to regular entries soon, but let me leave you for now with two vacation snaps, one of me all bundled up for skiing and one of the gorgeous scenery at Schweitzer Mountain.