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Nailspiration: Julep Facebook Post

Julep NailspirationWhen I’m scrolling through my Facebook feed I’m not exactly looking for nailspiration. But, as it happened, one day I was scrolling through Facebook and saw a sponsored Julep post. Granted, usually sponsored FB posts just get on my nerves but this one…I just loved the manicure. So much so I had to recreate it myself (with a little bit of Alli spin, of course).

What I initially loved about this manicure was it was all neutral colors but it was still interesting and different. I decided to take it a bit further and make each color have a different finish.

In my recreation I used SinfulColors Whiteboard (demi-matte finish), Julep Sienna (metallic) and OPI Berlin There Done That (creme). Otherwise I just followed along with the inspiration photo.

I was happy that I loved this manicure as much as I thought I would. I’ve never had so much fun wearing neutral colors!

Make sure to check out the swatches under the jump.

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Textured 4th of July Manicure

Textured 4th of July Manicure Happy 4th of July! I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday weekend. I’m spending the weekend at home in Charlotte. There’s just something about summer in the city that I love. Anyhow, today we are having a cookout at my Mom’s house and we are going to see fireworks tonight so I wanted to have […] Continue reading →

Nail Art: Simple 4th of July Nails

Simple 4th of July Nails The Daily Varnish I don’t know about y’all but I am so ready for the holiday weekend. Because we went to the beach last week I’m going to be staying in Charlotte for the long weekend. The boy and I are going to take in a baseball game and watch fireworks at my favorite uptown park. But, I […] Continue reading →

Summer 2015 Must Have Polishes

Summer 2015 Must Have Polishes The Daily Varnish Summer is here and it is letting Charlotte know it! This past week has been insanely hot. Watermelons are out at the farmers market. And summer concert season is in full swing. That means it’s time to transition from spring polish colors to summer. I’m actually pretty excited about the summer color trends this year. […] Continue reading →

Memorial Day Manicure 2015

Memorial Day Manicure 2015 Happy Memorial Day! Hopefully everyone is enjoying their long weekend. Memorial Day weekend is a very busy weekend in Charlotte because of the Coca Cola 600. I’m not a NASCAR fan (I know very little about the sport) but I do make a point to get up to Speed Street which is a three day […] Continue reading →

Nail Art: DIY Gravel Manicure

DIY Gravel Manicure It’s been ages since I’ve done a DIY! Mostly that’s because nail polish trends have really gone towards creme finish polishes. Nude nails in particular have been really popular and on trend. It seems every time summer rolls around textured manicures make their way back into the conversation. This summer’s textured manicures are really earthy […] Continue reading →

Spring 2015 Must Have Polishes

Spring 2015 Must Have Polishes Our national nightmare is over! Spring has finally arrived. And I could not be happier. The weather here in Charlotte this week has been just beautiful; I’ve definitely caught a case of spring fever. My favorite thing about a new season is new nail polish. My favorite Spring collection (so far…) is the essie Flowerista […] Continue reading →

Valentine’s Day Manicure 2015

Valentine's Day Manicure COVER Happy Valentine’s Day! I know not everyone likes Valentine’s Day but I, for one, am a fan of a holiday that celebrates love. And chocolate. Even though chocolate isn’t the point but any holiday is better with chocolate. Anyway. While this manicure is red and pink I still think the fact that the base is […] Continue reading →