Monday, 1 October 2012

NOTD: Independence Day Nails

Hi Guys,

Hope everyone is well and had a great weekend. We get an extra day of holiday in Nigeria because it's the 52nd anniversary of our independence..yay! I was feeling really patriotic and created a manicure inspired by the colours of the national flag. It's not perfect but hey, I had fun doing it :-)


Do Not Try This At Home

For this, I applied two coats of a white nail polish (by Dierli) and then sponged on the green polish (by Colour Cosmetics). For a step by step explanation of the sponging technique used to create this Ombre like effect, read this post.



I particularly named this a Nail of the Day(NOTD) because I don't think my patriotism will carry the look past today. What do you guys think? Can I get off rocking this OTT manicure all week?

Peace and Love,

Y.
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20 comments

  1. Happy Independence day to you too mama...i see you're still the nail enthusiast that you are...I like the playful twist on the nails :)

    your fervent stalker...
    yes i am back!

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    1. Thank you..was just messing around..and where did you go? :)

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  2. Hehehe, funny u, patriotic citizen!

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  3. They're so bold! Love it.
    Happy Independence day!
    Erica xo

    www.sushiturtlesandlife.blogspot.com

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    1. I know right..I bet people would give me looks..lol!

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  4. So adorable post, my dear!!!

    We can follow each other if u want :)

    Kisses,

    www.nicoleta.me

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  5. iEnvy! Love the nails. Wish I could do mine too but this profession won't let me *sigh* Life of a doc.

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    1. Thank you! I wasn't so sure about this one..haha..x

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  7. very original :)

    - A.
    adriannaislookingforastyle.blogspot.com

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  8. This has nothing to do with this post but I must bring to ur notice sleek eye pencil is crap,got one but its now lying idle in my makeup purse looking forward to d waste bin.

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  9. omg a combination of green and white is definitely the best!!
    would you like to follow each other?
    A
    xx
    http://epiquemoi.blogspot.com

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  10. would have preferred if it was green white green, nonetheless like it. By the way when next are you doing a giveaway?? you should do on MAC products hehehehe ill be greedy

    Gbogbo bigz girls

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  11. I love the green colour! Lovely NOTD :)

    Jesss xo

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  12. i love ur work, i am in interested to learn and also be creative on my own, so how do i do it

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