Ornaments at my fingertips

9:00:00 PM mandy 21 Comments

Hi everyone! I just wanted to update with this quick post before I have my temporary hiatus to focus on my finals. YAY, finals...! Good luck to anyone else who's also facing finals week! :]

I did my nails last Friday in anticipation for a party my mom's work was throwing for the employees' children. Of course, I'm not a kid anymore but I had to take my little brother. So I tried to be more festive than I usually am for the occasion. I hadn't exactly planned what particular design I wanted to do, yet I knew I didn't want to do a solid color. After I bought the Milani 3D Holographic polishes earlier that day, I came up with these results after a bit of experimenting.


Silver base layer: Milani 3D Holographic Nail Lacquer ~ 509-HD
Red stripes: Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Nail Polish ~ Red Zin
Gold dots: Milani 3D Holographic Nail Lacquer ~ 510-3D
Sans top coat for the photos. Afterwards I ended up putting 2 coats of Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top Coat
What do you think? I'm usually not a big holiday person but a girl can change (even if it is just a little bit for now)! ^__^ It is so hard to try and keep the edges clean when I am putting on the top coat layer. I still need to practice that step a lot to keep the tape design looking nice.

21 comments:

  1. Omg, your nails are gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! =)

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  2. Cute mani! I love that everyone is jumping on the Milani holo train. They're such great drugstore polishes!

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    1. Mhm! If it wasn't for the big discount at CVS I probably would have skipped out on this line :X

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  3. very cute and festive mani! i love it

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  4. It's totally fun and festive! Way to get into the holiday spirit :)

    Pinterest is way to addictive! Good luck on your finals!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  5. hey! read your comment :) yup theres an option to pick thin, ultra thin, etc , but the thinner you go, the more money you have to pay. I just went ahead and got the "regular thin" lenses since i was forced to because my -6.25 degree is too heavy for regular thick lenses. I hope my glasses turn out well! xD

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  6. good luck with your finals if you're not already done yet! And where's that Laura Mercier/Becca haullllllllll =DDDDD

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  7. omgosh this is soooo cute!!! it really does look like a christmas tree ornament so adorable!!! ohh and i'm absolutely positive you can find paelle in NY :) you probably just have to yelp a good restaurant :)! NY has every kind of food possible hehe!

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  8. Hope your finals went over well - love those nails!

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  9. Nice! I've been wanting to try stripes! Currently i'm really into metallic tips - an easier variation on the plain, solid polish look ... love those.

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    1. Oo I've seen those around pinterest too! Should give it a try next :D

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  10. Merry Christmas to you and your family Mandy! And may your new year be joyful and magical!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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