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Show Me Your Nails 2.0

Due to some technical glitches with the original Show Me Your Nails Thread, I am starting a new thread with @vegchililover78's blessing (She says "hello," by the way!).


Please share your nail looks, nail art and manicures!





...And don't forget to check out @Beadshopgirl's Nail Stamping Thread for stamping inspiration! ❤️

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@SAlyFitz!!! Yaaay! You can do this! You do such a beautiful job with your nails and with dip nails; you'll get nail stamping!


The big thing for me is that I overthink it when it comes to nail art or stamping. 😣  The best thing to help with the overthinking was to just practice a few times with the stamper to get a feel for the right amount of pressure and then to just go for it. 


The other thing I did with my first few stamping tries was that I started out slowly, and only stamped 1 or 2 nails with each manicure. It helped to take off the pressure and nerves, and built up my confidence. 

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Thanks! I’m gonna try!!🤞🏼🤗

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Ahhhhh, I meant to write something up last night but got sidetracked and completely forgot 😒 I will today though! 

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@RGbrown @itsfi saw this post on the Polish Pickup FB page and thought of you ladies!

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@CookieGirl1, black and flakies make a fun combo for polish.

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Ahhh, what fun inspo!

Now I just need someone to make an Ulta orange and pink 🤣

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Oooh, orange and pink, @RGbrown? Perfect for spring and summer!

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Indeed! I guess I know what I'm keeping an eye out for at PPU/HHC next month 😂

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TJM already has some of the OPI spring collection; I swear it gets quicker with every release. They didn't have the green that I've been eyeing pretty heavily, but I decided to give the yellow a shot!


Yellow: OPI Bee-hind the Scenes

A pale buttery shade. A bit streaky, as is typical for pastels in general and yellows in particular, so no surprises there. I went heavy with the second coat and mostly got by with it, though I've got one thin spot on my left thumb that's bugging me a bit. Pretty shade, even with the troubles though.


Blue: Butter Patent Shine in Bang On!

A lovely deep teal, slightly smoky, a type of blue I can never get enough of. As much as I love Butter's regular polishes, I believe this is my very first one from their Patent Shine line, and I was pretty impressed with it. Dang near one-coater; I did two out of habit, but I only had one thin spot on one nail that really needed that second one. 


Silver: Essie Gadget Free

A very pretty, dense shimmer shade. Shows some brush strokes, but not terribly so. Easy two coater.


Decided to play with horizontal vs vertical to see which I liked best. Vertical wins for me, as most of my horizontal lines wound up slightly crooked, tilting just ever so slightly off kilter. My vertical lines aren't perfect either, but it feels less noticeable...perhaps the length helps disguise it?





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@RGbrown, your lines look perfect, both the vertical and horizontal ones. 😍 Love the 2-dot effect, very cool! 😎 

Nice work with the yellow polish; I would not have guessed by your manicure that you had trouble with it (though I hear ya with yellow nail polish). 

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I hate that yellow is such a pain; I'd love to collect a few more shades, but every time I use one, I remember why I rarely look at them. Good for my wallet, I guess 😋

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@RGbrown Beautiful!

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Thank you @Samtian! 💙💛

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@RGbrown  I am loving the yellow!!!!

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Thanks so much! 💛

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The shades of purple are beautiful @samkeaysxo💜

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@samkeaysxo  So pretty!! I love the purple!

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Purple is ways a fabulous choice, and I love the pearl accent! ❣️



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This was a mani I did in between dips



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@SAlyFitz Nice peachy shade.