Friday, July 29, 2011

Recent NOTD: Semi-Conservative

I thought a low-key mani would be a good change of pace after DVD plus glitter, and in my untrieds I had Malt, a peachy beige creme from the latest Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure collection. I put that on but just couldn't leave it alone and added —you've probably guessed already—glitter. As glitter goes, the one I used this time is fairly subtle. It's NYC Expert Last in Gramercy Glitz from their release earlier this year. It would have been more subtle, except I ended up putting two coats of it over the two coats of Malt.







Here's what Malt looked like alone; it's almost mannequin hands on me:





And here, for comedy's sake, is me trying to figure out how to hold both bottles at once:



You may have noticed my nails are shorter here than in my previous post; by cutting them back, I was able to get rid of the last peely spots that were still hanging around. I can't hope that this will last, but it's making me happy right now!

27 comments:

  1. Your nails look great! Awesome mani. I have never seen that NYC. Is it new? I want this one ;)

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  2. rmcandlelight, thanks! The NYC came out this past spring, but I've seen it at Rite Aid recently--in a shelftop display, not the regular NYC section.

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  3. this looks great, nudes always look good on u!!! I bought one of the NYC glitters, I will trying somthing similar to this :)

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  4. I hadn't even noticed that your nails were shorter. Do you use some kind of nail hardner?

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  5. I like your shorter nails! And that's a very nice glitter. Me likey.

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  6. Prety combination! I passed on the NYCs though this one did catch my eye. hmmm I wonder if my coupons expired, I could go back...

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  7. ohh that sally hansen looks soo cremy!!!(: & i love it with the glitter great combo!

    <3 BB

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  8. I love the crap out of this glitter! It really kicked it up a notch.

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  9. Karen this is a great combo! Neutral but still fun and sparkly is a great look.

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  10. I think the nail shape and length you have is super pretty here:) The nude colour is very much mannequin looking, super pretty:) The glitter over it, wow pretty!

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  11. I like the subtle look to a glitter-ish mani. If that oxymoron makes sense.

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  12. Malt is really pretty I like it, but Im a glitter crazy so I love it with the NYC...

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  13. Malt looks great on you and I love your nail shape! The glitter makes it more fun, I love glitter.

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  14. I saw this Nyc nail polish selling in the shop and I did not get it . Now cannot find it anywhere I wish I had bought it:) Have a good weekend:)

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  15. These two nail polishes look so good together!

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  16. So pretty. This kind of combo appeals to me so much.

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  17. Gramercy Glitz is such a pretty glitter!

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  18. It looks really pretty, I like it. :)

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  19. I love Malt on it's own, but it looks so good with the glitter on top!

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  20. The glitter really makes this great- I like your shorter nails!

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  21. Your nails look great, and I love the colors of this polish. It looks so perfect together!

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  22. Wow, this glitter polish is awesome! I like subtle giltters like that!

    btw, I left some awards for you on my blog at:
    http://nailderellanails.blogspot.com/2011/07/amazing-awards.html

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  23. nice combo... malt looks like a perfect nude :-D

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  24. This is gorgeous! I just bought Malt! and I have it on my toes now! I was thinking about putting something on top instead of changing it completely! Thank you so much!

    Check out my bloggg! :)

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  25. Thanks, everyone!

    Une Ruxi à Paris, I use Orly treatments under my basecoat; I've been alternating Nail Defense and Nailtrition. My biggest issues are peeling and tearing, and these seem to help (along with the Salon Sciences Instant Artificials basecoat).

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