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kimmi1115
4th of July Nails

Although the 4th is on a Wednesday this year, I went ahead and did my nails since the weekend will be quite busy.  I went kind of all out with it since I'm going to enter it into a contest on Instagram.  While doing my nails, it felt like I didn't use that many polishes, but the bottle count says other wise lol.  Here are the various items I used.  Two of them came in just in time! Although I didn't win the neon contest I entered, I won a random drawing prize pack since I was in the top 10.  It made my morning that day lol.

 

 

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Paper is for proof that it is my work for the contest and not stolen from the internet.

 

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Ring, middle, and index fingers are gradient style.

 

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The glitter mess is to represent sparkly fireworks lol.

 

 

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Gradient closeup.

 

 

 

 

Here are the tools and polishes I used.  I'm surprised my mom didn't ask what in the world I was doing lol.

 

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Bridge the ridge as basecoat (I had a rough glitter removal, and there are a few "dents" in my nails)

Avon Smudge Corrector to smooth white polish

Seche Vite Top Coat

Cina Bonder

Sally Girl Loose glitter

 

 

 

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Red Cina glitter

makeup sponges for gradient nails

Cina Dial A Gem Rhinestones

 

 

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OPI: Your Web or Mine?

OPI: An Affair in Red Square

Essie: some sort of burgundy color lol

 

 

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China Glaze: White on White

OPI: She's Golden

California Nails: some sort of shimmery white lol.  I had never seen this brand before; it came in the prize pack.

 

 

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Confetti: Blue Bombshell (prize)

Fingerpaints: Cerulean Seascape

OPI: Into the Night

 

 

 

 

Surprisingly, it did not take forever to do.  However, it looks like it would by looking at all the polish I used lol.  I can only imagine what dad would have said if he was home at that time, but he was at work.

 

 

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lovelyheather
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I love them, kimmi!  So festive!  I'll be doing my 4th of July nails tonight or tomorrow...as soon as I decide how I want to do them.  Good luck in the contest!

kimmi1115
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Thanks, lovelyheather! What design are you going to do?
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