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    TUTORIAL: 3D Sugared Lace Gel Nails Art in White

    Here’s the full tutorial of the 3D Sugar/Sugared Lace Gel Nails Art in White Gel Polish you saw yesterday – if you were one of the three people on Instagram (hehe, quiet day). I combined one of the more recent gel polish trends, Sugared Lace Nails over the earlier previewed gel. Sugared lace nails are a 3D effect that combine gel

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    3D Sugared Lace Nails in White on Purple Gel Polish

    Today I thought I’d combine one of the more recent gel polish trends, Sugared Lace Nails in White on the Purple I showed you earlier this week. Sugared lace nails are a 3D effect that combine gel and acrylic to render a textured effect. In this case lace, but you can manipulate it into whatever your mind imagines. Shall we? This

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    Colour Blocked Picture Polish Nail Art Challenge

    Here’s my quick entry for Picture Polish’s Nail Art Challenge 1, 2017. Which, thanks to that shitty algorithm Instagram’s had since it got “Facebooked” (ie; destroyed with a similar algorithm where they decided that they know better than you do what you should and would like to see in your feed. Nope.) I only just saw. So yah, only just saw

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    Opallac Popsicle – Gel Polish Swatch

    Opallac Popsicle – a Gel Polish Swatch of this vibrant violet leaning purple. Images below with thoughts to follow. This is a bottle line up of the polish with the gel base and top coat used in this swatch. Mmm! So glossy and smooth – except from that dang piece of dust that photobombed my fingers. Argh! Trust the loop-pile

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    Arrows & Apricots Opallac Gel Nail Art

    Arrows and Apricots! Or Pastel Peaches & Arrows on Opallac’s Babes In Bondi gel polish! 🍑⏫ Take a tour below…   Some nail art I did on the #Opallac gel polish swatch I showed earlier this week here and on le Instagram. Pastel peach shades pair supremely well with golds which lead to the resulting combination. I went with various arrows, chevron #nailstamping,

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    Floss Gloss’ Orange Neon with Stamped Leaves

    Floss Gloss International Hot Girl’s Neon Orange with Stamped Leaves in white. Just a quickie from recently. Am cross posting it here because as you know, since Instagram got ‘Facebooked’ (ie; ‘improved’ with a terrible algorithm) the reliability of seeing everything on is rare. Despite their assurances. I know I constantly miss seeing many thing, including time sensitive posts and

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    Opallac Babes In Bondi – Gel Polish Swatch

    Up today is a gel polish swatch for Opallac’s Babes In Bondi, a nice Summery vibe pastel peach polish. Look down for the pix and below that for the details. The polishes used in this line up: Here’s a shot of the polish naked and solo for your enjoyment. If you are looking for this gel in store, here’s what it

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    New Year’s Eve Nails 2017

    New Year’s Eve nails to ring in 2017. A long lasting gel mani is perfect to ring in the new year. Using Mirror Mirror Opallac base, this nail art is the result.. Hey ho, New Year’s Eve nail time! 💍 When you need nails that last the distance, a gel mani is the answer. 2016, you’ve been brutal. But you

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    Opallac Mirror Mirror – Gel Polish Swatch

    I have another swatch shade from the Opallac Gel Polish colour range to show you today. This metallic chrome is called Mirror Mirror, and is described by the brand as “super-vivid metallic silver colour, with a mirror-like finish.” Luckily for you guys, being Xmas, I had a bit of time to do a little write up whilst waiting around. Read

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    Xmas Art on Opallac True Blue

    Time for a festive mani, given Xmas is just days away 🎄 Feeling overwhelmed by the traditional red & green, my previous swatch of Opallac True Blue makes the perfect base for so called “ugly sweater” print, with gradient tips, hand-painted snowflake ❄ and gift wrapped 🎁 accent nails.     Part of the “Christmas is Coming” prompt for the Instagram

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    Opallac True Blue – Gel Polish Swatch

    Hello! Today and over the coming weeks I have an exciting peek at some of the fun gel polish colours from Australian brand Opallac. Today we have a swatch of True Blue, a medium cool blue shade from their core colour line. Opallac are a brand that bring gel nails to you, with an at home kit and a decent

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    Delicate Lace Print on Baby Blue

    Delicate Lace Print stamped on a Baby Blue polish base. Double combo challenge post today, since I haven’t had time to post much thanks to all the pre-Christmas crazy, and I have been trying to get feeling back on track again as my main focus. Simple and easy and done ahead of time. I used a pastel blue from the Sally

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