Night & Day (aka an all blue manicure)

Essie Truth or Flare, CND Midnight Swim and deborah lippmann Va Va Voom coverThis manicure came about simply because I wasn’t in love with Essie Truth or Flare. I don’t dislike that polish by any stretch but I didn’t like it as a full manicure and I’m not really into wasting a perfectly good mani so I decided to alter it a bit. I took Truth or Flare off my ring and pinky nails and contemplated for awhile what to do. Finally I decided to do an all blue manicure.

To contrast Truth or Flare I used CND Midnight Swim. Using a navy polish on just the two nails makes it very obvious the polish is not black. To give this manicure even more sparkle I used one coat of deborah lippmann Va Va Voom (aka my favorite glitter EVER) on top of Midnight Swim. The result was something I truly loved.

While obviously this isn’t your normal, everyday manicure, something about these colors together gave the mani a bit of a subtle feel. Even with the glitter. Turned out to be a great combination of colors that reminded me of the sky; both during the day and at night.

There are a ton of swatches under the jump!

Alli

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9 thoughts on “Night & Day (aka an all blue manicure)

  1. I love doing this – but I always make the thumb and ring finger “different”. Funny you don’t like this gorgeous dusty pale blue… I can’t wait to see it in the shops over here.

  2. I like all those blue polishes. I can see quite a few manicures using them together! On your ring finger, there is a larger piece of glitter up on your half-moon area. I think it would look nice if you fished out three more of them and put one each on the nails with the lighter blue. hahah, Yeah, easier said than done. When I go glitter fishing, I seem to end up with glitter up to my elbows!

  3. bettysbeautybombs says:

    Cute blue combo!

  4. Omigerd ! I’m periwinkle blue obsessive ! I’m so getting that Essie . And using one of my jillion other blues to do this mani tomorrow . Too cute !

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