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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 found there were more silvery holo pieces in the mix. THE RUNDOWN: Name: Paparazzi – available here or select Priceline (AU) stores

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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 art for Pastel Polly – the swatch can be seen here.   The best way to do gel gradients is to

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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 as I had promised up shortly showing how I did the gradient. Access the tutorial here: CLICK CLICK! SUPPLIES USED FOR

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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 a really awkward angle and shoot at the same time so it’s not the most convenient angle for straight lines. But

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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 to get a bit fussy with those. You know, the striving for typical perfectionism when it comes to the smoothest gradient.

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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 – the Gel Polish Swatch THE RUNDOWN: Name: Pastel Polly – available here or select Priceline (AU) stores Brand: Opallac Collection: Core Collection Colour (or

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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 great way to add a bit of bling to an otherwise basic nail set. All you need is some nail foil,

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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 swatch I’ve been able to do in many many weeks, given serious health issues, so one might say that being ‘On

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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 to do an entry for my Mani Swap Circle in good time! (It’s been a while!?) I was assigned @kellyleverton. See the

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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 for a change. I have soooo many stamping plates and so many I haven’t even used since I do so many

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    Opallac Red Light District – Gel Polish Swatch

    This week’s gel colour shade is Opallac Red Light District – Gel Polish Swatch and mini review for your info gathering purposes. And the ridiculously reflective shot that I don’t like but posted to show you the mirror shine that I could almost do my lipstick in. Perfect surface to contour on the run? Perhaps not, but you could probably check

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    Royal Blue & Teal for Mani Swap Circle!

    Here’s my SOLO SHOT for the latest edition of @maniswapcircle – the theme was Royal Blue and Teal for #maniswapcircle recreations! The favourite colours of hosts Angela & Natasha, both born in April – so happy almost birthday guys, might as well start celebrating early 😜 I’ll describe it as some half-moon bordered ruffian nails, for want of definition. Bottle

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