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    Opallac French Affair – Gel Polish Swatch

    Excuse the lateness in posting. Going through a hectic time and the chaos continues. Dang it. But here’s a lovely white gel swatch that brightens the week. It is French Affair from Opallac and is a highly pigmented polish...

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    Favourite Pastels for Mani Swap Circle July & A BPS Review

    Thankfully it was a different kind of theme for this month’s Mani Swap Circle and we got to choose our favourite pastels. I couldn’t decide between two I love (can’t say I have a favourite as I LOVE pastels)...

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    Winter Knit Nail Art With Stamping

    While most of you lot who aren’t in the Southern Hemisphere, languish in your long days and sunshine, we who aren’t can only envy you. So as I struggle to type more than 3 words without a typo, through...

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    Essie Parka Perfect – Perfect for Winter!

    Essie Parka Perfect – Perfect for Winter! I am wearing this beauty whilst I suffer with the cold weather. One f the few things I have on me at the moment, as my gear and I are parted 🙁...

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    Paparazzi Glitterati with Stamping

    In deciding what nail art to do with the green glitterati of @opallacgelpolish Paparazzi (see earlier swatch post) I couldn’t pick between stamping and negative space, so I did both. Items used are at the end, but for now you can...

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    Opallac Paparazzi – Gel Polish Swatch

    Here is the Opallac Paparazzi – Gel Polish Swatch, sent to me by the lovely team at Opallac! Shall we? This is what the bottle looks like. The swatch is slightly different as you can see, from the sticker. I...

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    Pastel Gel Polish Gradient (Tutorial)

    Since gel gradients are much easier to demonstrate than explain by text, I have created a video tutorial on how to do this yourself. You can see it at the bottom. This was the first step to the nail...

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    Pastel Gel Polish Gradient with Stamped Stars

    Here’s the nail art I did with Opallac’s Pastel Polly gel polish swatch. I created a gel gradient using three colours and stamped over it using Lina Make Your Mark 02 plate. I’ll have a more in depth tutorial...

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    Pastel Unicorn Nails With Gel Polish, “I Am Still A Unicorn!”

    I’ve named them “I Am Still A Unicorn!” Unicorn-ish Nails. Here’s the nail art I did using @opallacgelpolish Date Night (which you can see in the last post soon). Not my best effort this one, cos I was trying to film at...

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    Mandalas for ManiSwapCircle’s Coral Gradient Nails

    This month’s theme is Coral Gradient so I did Mandalas for Mani Swap Circle’s June prompt. For the first time a while I could see a little better and was happy given that it involved a gradient and i tend...

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    Opallac Pastel Polly – Gel Polish Swatch

    Who doesn’t love a pastel, eh? As a colour lover I generally have a fondness for most colour types, but I do love a good pastel. A great addition for any collector’s collection IMHO. This is Opallac Pastel Polly –...

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    Diamond Nails – Holo on Grey Gel Polish

    Here’s the nail art I did using @opallacgelpolish On Cloud Nine as shown in the recent swatch. Wearing this lovely steely grey already makes my hands feel warmer in this cold weather… ⛄❄🌁☁ It’s quite simple to do and is a...

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    Opallac On Cloud Nine – Gel Polish Swatch

    As we head into the cooler part of the year where I am, it’s the perfect time to don your steely grey coloured polishes! This flavour du jour is On Cloud Nine from Opallac. It marks this the first...

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    Rose Gold & Glitter – Mani Swap Circle

    Rose Gold & Glitter for Mani Swap Circle May. I adore Rose Gold and have a number of polishes in this colour so I had a few to choose from. And thankfully in the nick of time, I was able...

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    Asian Themed Red Light & Gold Stamping

    Opallac Red Light District – the Gel Polish swatched in the previous post, is used as the base of this nail art. I was inspired to do an Asian themed look and went with some simple gold holo stamping...

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