Hello There Polished People!
It’s no secret that my favorite color is orange. It’s also not a huge secret that I don’t particularly love pink nail polish. It’s not that I don’t like the color pink- I’m wearing a pink shirt right now! I like pink. I just don’t gravitate towards pink nail polish I guess because I’ve worn plenty of pink in my lifetime. It seems like for a long time pink or red (or a variation of one or the other) were the only choices for nails. You could find a blue polish or a purple wet n wild nail polish (which is what I had) but no one really wore nail polish seriously except for pink or red. Thank GOODNESS times have changed!! I find it ridiculous that some offices don’t allow bright nail polish. More on that in a later post.
I do appreciate the memories that pink nail polish brings up for me. When my grandma was living, she used to go get her nails done every week. She’d go to the beauty shop and get her hair done and then get her nails filled and painted PINK! I don’t know if she ever wore red, but what I remember is pink pink pink. She had a little box of all her pink OPI nail polishes that I suppose she kept in case she got a chip, and now I have some of her nail polishes. She passed away quite a while ago, but we all know nail polish never goes bad (we do know that, right??) so I still use them from time to time. Anyway, the moral of this story is that I don’t always like to wear pink but I still have a little spot in my heart for it That being said, I love it paired with orange! And since I love orange and pink together, I loved today’s nails. Let’s have a look!
Orange and Pink Summer Nails:
This is just a cool picture I put together with my new phone before it went belly up on me (hopefully by the time this posts it’ll be fixed, cuz I am NOT happy!). I don’t really want to watermark my pictures, and I don’t plan on doing it to all (or maybe any) but I was playing with the text feature in this app and tried it out. Do you think watermarking is tacky or appropriate? If you have a blog/tumblr/etc do you watermark?
I wanted to post this picture as well to show the stamping, even though it’s a little blurry. I didn’t take enough pictures of these nails so I’m sorry the pics kinda suck. I usually take a TON and then edit and sift through all of them but for whatever reason I was lazy with these which is really too bad cuz I love them!
What’s On My Nails:
- Essie Feed Me basecoat
- 3 coats of OPI Pink Friday
- Stamping using RA112 and SH Snappy Sorbet (which I got from my brother and his fiancee for my bday! :))
- Seche Vite
- SH Mega Shine
Let me know what you think about pink nails, these nails and watermarking photos. Also I’d like to know if you guys have a color that you just really don’t love on your nails. Thanks for reading and commenting and till next time- Happy Polishing!