Monday, June 4, 2018

Meetup and Pride Nails

I mentioned in my last post that I was meeting up with some nail polish friends in Michigan, and I did indeed do that, this past Saturday. Since it's Pride month, I decided to do a rainbow manicure. Since I'm good at leaving things until the last minute, I finished painting it in the parking lot of the place we were meeting. I snapped a few shots in the car just before I went in:







Because there are six stripes on the Pride flag and I have only five fingers, my thumb had to do double duty. I used all Sally Hansen Crayola Insta Dri shades for the colors: Scarlet, Sunset Orange, Dandelion, Granny Smith Apple, Bluetiful (bought on this trip and so new I haven't posted the display photo yet), and Vivid Violet. To tie the rainbow together and add more color and fun, I topped them with Salon Perfect Silver Sparkler (another new one this trip, though I believe it's not a new polish for the brand). My base coats were Sally Hansen Nail Nutrition Green Tea + Bamboo and Salon Sciences Starting Over After Artificials, and my top coat was Orly Sec 'n Dry.

After a delicious lunch and much chat, we did remember to take a group nail photo. Starting at top left, it's Melissa from honeybee_nails (she recently started a blog, too), Becki who doesn't Instagram right now, me, and Jamy from jamylyn_nails.



I didn't bring my lightbox with me on this trip, so need to be on the lookout for natural light opportunties, like this one by my hotel window later that day.



12 comments:

  1. I'm really loving that thumb nail ;)

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  2. I really enjoyed this post and your rainbow mani too. Have a wonderful time! :-)

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  3. I have just put aside these same colours (except the orange) to make a Skittles manicure very soon. Yours is lovely.

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    1. @Magda, Skittles manis are so fun.

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  4. Hi dear Karen! I absolutely love this manicure!!
    SMuackk!

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    1. @Zauberin Zebulon, thank you so much!

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  5. Rainbows! I love rainbows and yours is really pretty :)

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    1. @Rainbowify Me, aw thank you. :)

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  6. Very pretty. I love the thumb with two colors.

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    1. @Cindi O, thanks much! I just had to get all six colors in this mani. :)

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