Friday, May 25, 2012

Nail Files - Week 21

I was obviously MIA last week with my nail color.  I played it safe anyway...used a pale, shimmer-y pink from my Julep Mystery box.  Nothing fancy.  But, as usual, perfect for working:

This week, however, I dove into that Mystery Box to the color that I fell in love with as soon as I opened that box - Marisa (which also happens to be the name of one of my BFFs)


Unfortunately, I smudged my left thumb nail...despite waiting almost 20 minutes after applying the top coat (this is why I hate bottom, color, top coats - too long to dry).  And before you ask, I didn't put them all on in a 30-minute window.  I did my base coat (aka strengthener) and waited a half hour or so.  Then my color.  This one I waited at least an hour before doing anything.  Then the top coat.  And I waited about 20-30 minutes before going to bed.  That's all I did...go to bed.  Ugh!!  Oh well...I've kept it on since Tuesday, smudge and all.  Of course my tips are chipped now (serious house cleaning went on this week before heading out of town).  So I need to do my nails again, but I have no motivation to do so.  They will remain blue chipped through the weekend.'s my Birthday weekend.  I can do what I want!!

So what are you doing with your nails this weekend?  Come on over to Tara & Vicki and share with the rest of us nail polish obsessed folks!



  1. That blue color is gorgeous!!!!!

  2. Love both of these colors. Very pretty.

  3. That color is gorgeous =)) Have a great weekend!

  4. I think I have the pale shimmer. Is that Emma? The blue looks nice on you. I think that julep polishes dry a bit slower than other polishes.

  5. LOVE that blue! enjoy your weekend! :)