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Perfect Pair: essie Pret-A-Surfer and essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low

Perfect Pair essie Pret-A-Surfer and essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle LowI like to call this kind of manicure the lazy girl’s way to fix a chipping mani.

The inspiration for this manicure came from a picture in a recent Mark catalog. I was already wearing essie Pret-A-Surfer and really love the color. Unfortunately some fairly aggressive gardening didn’t do my manicure any good and I had a few relatively minor chips. I was (of course) running late and didn’t want to leave the house with a chipped manicure so I used the manicure from the Mark magolog as inspiration to refresh my manicure.

Using essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low I dragged the brush across the tip of the manicure to make kind of triangle then I filled the rest in. I only needed one coat and because Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low is a metallic finish polish it dried super fast. I was out the door before I knew it!

I really liked the way this manicure turned out and of course the color combinations are endless!

Make sure to check out the swatches under the jump.


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Nail Art: Floating Neon Polka Dots

Floating Neon Polka Dot Nail Art Oh hey. It’s Alli. Back with another manicure that involves polka dots! I’ve always had a thing for polka dots but ever since I ordered a new set of dotting tools from Amazon I’ve been going a bit polka dot crazy. For this manicure I really wanted the polka dots to look like they were […] Continue reading →

Nail Art: Gray Polka Dot Manicure

Gray Polka Dot Nail Art It’s no secret I’m totally swooning over Orly Key Lime Twist. Because of that Key Lime Twist has spent a lot of time on my nails. But, I got a new set of dotting tools and I was itching to give them a go. And that’s how this manicure happened. Because Key Lime Twist is […] Continue reading →

Nailspiration: Flash Tattoos

Nailspiration Flash Tattoos The Daily Varnish Flash tattoos. The trend now that the weather is getting warmer that I can’t seem to get away from! While I like the idea of flash tattoos they’re not exactly practical for everyday life. So I decided to take the idea of flash tattoos and turn it into a manicure. Most of the flash tattoo […] Continue reading →

Nailspiration: Marc Jacobs Nail Art

Marc Jacobs Nail Art In the comments on my China Glaze Red-y to Rave post Nat and I were talking about mixing nude and neon polishes. That is one of my favorite summer trends. It was big last year and is still around this year. One of my favorite manicures from last summer was my Tried the Trend Nude […] Continue reading →