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Quarantine Manicure 💅🏼

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KaterinaKotyrlo
Hi my name is Katerina, you may call me Kat and I’m a neutrals girl. I gravitate to anything and everything neutrals. I may have 50 shades of neutral polish in my collection already. But that doesn’t stop me from adding more! I found this pretty shade on amazon during my regular quarantine browse. I never tried the miracle gel line and decided to give it a go. Just so you know I prefer regular polish for myself. I know you may pass judgment but hear me out! I feel like gel and shellac and other long lasting polishes destroy my nails. They become dry, thin, brittle and break easily. I don’t think it’s worth it. So I prefer to experiment with different brands of regular polishes to see which lasts the longest. Also a couple of chips here and there really don’t bother me. This is my 5th time using this product so I feel like I can give an honest review about how I feel about it. The color is called ‘Little Peony #247’🌸It’s a creamy baby pink shade. It almost reminds me of the OLD Essie Fiji color (my favorite shade of all time before they changed it to a darker pink color). It took two coats to get an even distribution of color and dried quickly when topped with Seche Vite top coat. The color started chipping around day five. But before you click away let me tell you that my hands are always in water. I’m a Chef, so I’m always working with my hands. I’m also a clean freak that still gets on her hands and knees to clean the floors from a bucket twice a week. So my hands take a beating on a regular basis and this polish managed to stay intact through the daily torture. If you’re not working this much with your hands I’m pretty sure you can get away with a week of it not chipping. I’m probably going to look into more shade from this collection and see if the Fórmula holds up for all their shades this well. If you’re still a regular polish fan I highly recommend this collection but especially this color because I die over it!
May 23, 2020
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phylmLike your nail shape and style! Did you do it by urself?
May 24, 2020·3 likes
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KaterinaKotyrloHey girl! Thank you! Yeah I actually do my nails myself I just can’t stand sitting at the nail salon for hour idk why I don’t find it as relaxing like other people do! With practice I got pretty decent at shaping and painting. But oh boy do I completely destroy my cuticles 😖
Jun. 24, 2020·2 likes
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Perfect nude colour for fair/light skin tones
I was really surprised with this nail colour, and how much I love it. This is going to be my every day nude colour for when I’m being indecisive about my nail colour. This is in the shade “buns up”. I have very fair skin, and I feel like this could work for fair to light skin tones. They also have a darker shade in this line called “take the espresso” which I feel like that could work for darker skin tones pretty well. The polish performed average, a few chips by the end of 7 days. Overall, I will continue to wear this!!essie - Expressie Quick-Dry Nail Polish
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Decided to paint my nails this beautiful deep green for Christmas time! The shade of the CND - Vinylux Long Wear Polish is Aura #314. The Sally Hansen - Miracle Gel Top Coat performed pretty well, I had got some recommendations to try this one as many people say it’s there holy grail top coat. The one thing I really like about this is is that I don’t find my polish peeling off my nails. They chipped slightly and when applying I found that some of the polish almost lifted a bit (left pinky finger). I was able to make this polish last 8 days! As for my day 8 nails, my right pointed finger was really the only one with a chip in it. My left hand, all of my nails had chips in them, they were very minor, but still noticeable. Overall I liked this, very comparable to the CND one that I tried in part 1. Let me know if you have any recommendations for parts to come. Happy Holidays!
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