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31DC2014 Day 19: Galaxies

Another favourite subject matter for nail art personally is the Galaxy Nail. So imagine my excitement for today’s challenge theme: GALAXIES. ❤

I have always had a slight obsession fascination with stars, the universe and how it all worked (which even led me to read Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time as a kid). Naturally then it makes sense that I love the layered look of a good galaxy nail – whether pastel or dark. Today I went for a pastel feel since I’ve been in a pastelicious kind of mood lately. Indeed.

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I used a whole bunch of different pastel polishes and glitters. From Essie, OPI, piCture pOlish, Essence & China Glaze – whew! It’s not the most complex galaxy nail I’ve ever done, and I ran out of puff before adding adornments, but after 19 days of epic polish-a-thon, I still like them. Given the pastel mood I’ve been in I know I will not want to take them off.
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And from a different angle so you can see the ‘stars’. This galaxy nail is more subtle than most that I do. It was too overcast to capture the sparkly bits, but they are subtly layered in there somewhere. Perhaps squint and pretend? It also helps to read that second last sentence in a Neil deGrasse Tyson voiceover.

Speaking of which, this downspeed video of Neil deGrasse Tyson in slow motion makes me laugh. Perhaps I am easily amused. The best part is at 2:30 min, so you might want to just skip ahead to 1:50 min for a lead in.

 

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4 Comments

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    Kell 21st September 2014 Reply

    LoL! that video is really funny!

    • Lacquerista Author
      Lacquerista 22nd September 2014 Reply

      I know right? I’m glad I’m not the only one that finds it amusing. Particularly as a fan of Neil deGrasse Tyson ha

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    iLuvNailz 22nd September 2014 Reply

    WoW! These are nice. the colors look real great together. its very soft.

    • Lacquerista Author
      Lacquerista 22nd September 2014 Reply

      Cheers! I was going for something soft given the currently sunny weather.

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