17. April 2011

Let's Get Serious

Now it was time that I take a lil break from green and blue nails. This week I had a couple of seminars with a very serious and old professor (he's on Wikipedia lol), and the last thing I wanted was my nails to grab any attention. As I still don't have my ideal nude (although as you remember I've found my ideal red woohoo), I had to pick smth among my pinks. Not neon. Not bright. Not even noticeable enough. 


The polish is Essie Flawless. More or less it justifies its name - almost flawless in application. Pls forgive my dry hands, riding bike at +5 definitely has an impact on them :(



After a day of wearing dull pink I added some rhinestones to spice up the mani:


Some other positive news: for the first time in my life I have won a giveaway!!! The last thing I won was a bottle of champagne in the night club a year ago hehe. So I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the post announcing my name! I got the whole pack of Manhattan beauties which were kindly delivered at 7 in the morning:



Pls share with me: what polishes do you wear when you want your hands to be neat but invisible? Pinks? Nudes? Other?

Kommentare:

  1. I can tell you what I usually wear, but I think they are just Spanish brands or LE :( I use Kiko 220 (a shimmer nude) Essence Into the Wild (LE) Heart Chackra (light salmon pink - although it's horrible because you need at least 3 coats...) China Glaze French Bliss Ooh La La Pink or Yes Love nº138 (a lovely pink nude that's my favourite at the moment) Sorry i'm not providing much help!!!

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  2. Schöne Farbe. Gefällt mir sehr gut an dir. :) Mir steht pink ja nicht so wirklich, also greife ich meistens zu nude oder auch mal grau wenn ich es eher dezent will.

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  3. It looks wonderful on your nails. How many coats are there?

    As I remember it's my first nail polish in wishlist but I still haven't buy it!

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  4. definitely clear! but now that my nails are so stained... i wear revlon's post-trauma nail treatment! it neutralizes the stains a bit, lol.=D

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  5. Sehr schönes Pink. Es hat etwas edles und passt gut zu deiner Haut, finde ich.
    Und herzlichen Glückwunsch zum gewonnenen Giveaway! Ich hoffe, ich hab auch irgendwann mal Glück ;)

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  6. I love your nails, they are just prefect <3.
    I think wearing nudes makes nails look neat, but they don't stand out too much =).

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  7. Beautiful pink! I liked it better without rhinestones.

    Your nails are long ad beautiful...Perfect for neutrals...

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  8. Красивая Эсси. Я вообще люблю эту марку, во многом за качество. Не понимаю, как у некоторых он умудряется ложится полосами и пузыриться (читала такие отзывы).

    По последнему вопросу: если мне нужны максимально скромные руки, то я крашу Essie Body Language или Butter LONDON Pearly Queen. Получается именно neat but invisible.

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  9. Congratulations!!!
    When I want my hands/nails neat but not very noticeable I wear light colours, it doesn't matter which colour as long as it is light.

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  10. @Honolulu: thanks for feedback! It is actually helpful, cuz I'm curious of the opinions of other nail addicts! Any types of, even with unknown polishes :)

    @Madita: danke :) hellgrau muss ich mal auch probieren, genau heute hab ich einen hellgrauen Nagellack beim Swap bekommen..

    @pchelka217: thanks :) это 3 слоя, но только потому, что прежде чем отсвотчить этот лак я с ним проходила 3 дня (в 2 слоя), и мне не хотелось выкладывать фотки с пообтертыми кончиками. А так в 2 слоя прекрасно ложится, думаю, не пожалеете! :)

    @terry: shame on me, but I don't have any clear polishes :( only top coats.. and my nails are not perfectly white either :(

    @Kayono: danke, scheint mir auch so, dass diese Farbe mir relativ gut steht :) Viel Glück bei Gewinnspiele - ich glaube jeder muss dieses frohe Gefühl erleben : )

    @colorfulbottle: thank you :) well, that's what I was struggling for - for my nails not to stand out.

    @Stickers: yeah this rhinestones are not my best attempt for design :) thank you! I think neutral colours suit any nails though.

    @Miss Jones: у меня с Эсси критически сложные отношения полные любви и ненависти :) Этот лак - как раз полюс "любви", во всех отношениях. Есть и другие, которые полосят до 4 слоя. От лака к лака, в общем. Essie Body Language (как он в нанесении, кстати?) я хотела бы иметь, но он копия моего Color Club Who Are You Wearing, а Pearly Queen для меня слишком Pearly :) Большое спасибо за отзыв!

    @Akuma Kanji: thanks! well, light colour is a very broad term for me, neon are also light ;P Kidding, I know what you mean of course :)

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  11. That's a beautiful pink!!

    At the moment I'm wearing a nude color from Misa. I don't wanted my nails to attract a lot of attention, so yeah... Those colors are great when you want something else to stand out.

    Love,
    Kim

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  12. Essie Body Language очень жидкий, мне обычно три слоя нужно, чтобы ровно покрыло.

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