Posts Tagged "orly"

Polished! January-April 2013

Posted on Saturday, 4 May 2013

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1) Black and white konad nail art thanks to I Do Nails in Eastwood! I’ve been going to this nail salon often recently because it’s super near where I live, plus I usually hang out in this mall with my friends!

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2) Topshop silver polish, Etude House giant glitter polish and Tony Moly teal polish. Felt a little creative with this one.

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3) Etude House CPP501. Cute pale lavender for spring.

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4) Chanel Beige + konad nail art stamps thanks to I Do Nails

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5) Orly Frisky thanks to Polished in the City. I will always be a sucker for blue nail polish. My friends have called certain blues as “Tricia Blue”s as I used to sport different shades of blue polish back in college!

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6) CND Guava thanks to Dashing Diva. Went warm peach this time. 

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7) Chanel Rouge Fatal thanks to I Do Nails again. I love their selection of Chanel polishes!

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8) Chanel Emprise thanks to Polished in the City

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9) Chanel Inattendu with white houndstooth Konad stamps! And yes, I used Solanin as a bg, lol

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10) Orly Gumdrop thanks to Park Jun’s in Glorietta. Had a sudden urge to have my nails done while waiting for my hair to be dyed. Same day I bumped into Camille who was dyeing her hair red for the third time!

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11) Current nails! Orly Cotton Candy and Chanel Gold Lame thanks to I Do Nails. 

I changed my nail polish 11 times since the start of the year. Talk about being fickle. To celebrate the start of May, maybe I’ll change my nail polish again tonight…

Polished! October-December 2012

Posted on Sunday, 6 January 2013

Tricia Gosingtian Nails

1) OPI Thanks A Windmillion (current nails)

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2) Beauty & Butter Art Pro Nail machine printed nails (I chose the mode-inspired design of course!)

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3) Chanel Pearl Drop and Topshop dark red polish from their A/W 11 collection

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4) Mixing metals! Cutex and Topshop nail polish

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5) OPI Don’t Pretzel My Buttons

Tricia Gosingtian Nails

6) Topshop AW11 pale green base with Topshop SS11 metallic green diagonal tips (used tape!)

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7) Beauty & Butter gel nail art that I kept throughout my Indonesia trip last November

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8) Beauty & Butter blue-violet polish with tiny stones

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9) Nail polish that my friend Tracy gave me from the US

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10) ORLY GelFX Prisma Gloss SIlver base with White Tips glitter top coat which I kept throughout my Hong Kong trip last October

Tricia Gosingtian Nails

11) Zoya Kristen (which is such a perfect shade of blue!)

12) Etude House PK014 and Tony Moly PP04! Pastel goodness!

13) Nail Bistro's early Christmas gift! ORLY Crawford's Wine

I change my nail polish faster than the weather!

So what’s the reason behind all these erratic nail color changes? One of my ultimate pet peeves is chipped nail polish, and I absolutely cannot stand looking at nail polish that have already chipped but strangely haven’t been completely removed by nail polish remover. Seriously, if I had all the time in the world, I’d bring nail polish remover with me everywhere and remove people’s chipped nail polish myself! Get it together, girls. It just looks… well, unkempt and unclassy. *cringe* If you can’t keep up with proper nail care, just opt for no polish at all. Personally, I *have to* remove my nail polish at the first sight of imperfection, especially if I had my nails done professionally and don’t have the color used in my own household. Talk about obsessive-compulsiveness! I admit I can get quite clumsy at times, so you can just imagine how fast my nail polish chips… but this is why I absolutely *love* gel polish once in a while. I’m still crossing my fingers for Japanese hard gels to be available here though. That would be such a dream. T_T