- written by Marissa
I was in a creative mood to do some DIY nail art for a mini Sunday fun day. I had a little me time aside from petsitting Lola, my sister's morkie (half Maltese & half Yorkie). Pawley & Maddie were playing in the backyard and Lola was taking a short doggie nap.
I recently just discovered Pinterest so I immediately logged in to find some great examples and inspirations. I pinned one image of a nail art inspiration showing a five color combination of shades of gray, my favorite color. So I immediately went to my bathroom sink to check what I could work with (work with what you already have) and thankfully some actually go well with each other. As pictured, I used the following colors from left to right: Chanel's Haute Chocolat, Essie's Steel-ing the Scene, Essie's Fair Game, Opi's Glitzerland and Migi Nail Art's Black.
The river rocks pretty much solidified my choices since the color combos are pretty similar (see below) therefore it can be subtle yet earthy.
A great way to change things up and it's all the colors I love in one nail sitting. This is my take on nail art. Hope to be able to add more details later with my new Migi Nail Art pens!
My Favorite Freebie of The Month: I recently went to San Francisco to attend an event called The Ultimate Women's Expo. It was an event filled with big brand name beauty lounges such as Macy's, Sak's Fifth Avenue, Elizabeth Arden and Aveda. A few beauty lounges were providing makeup, hairstyle as well as product use consultations at each beauty bar. So I was in beauty product heaven.
Aveda had a great hairstyle and product consultation booth. Elizabeth Arden was the only beauty lounge providing nail makeovers. Sak's Fifth Avenue was booked solid in makeovers for both days of the event. Their product consultations included brands like Keihl's & Fekkai. Lastly, Macy's was the largest beauty lounge at the women's expo with makeup and fragrance makeovers available from big beauty labels such as Bobbie Brown.
My Latest Frugal Discovery: At the Ultimate Women's Expo, there were so many independent merchants from cities all over that were showcasing & selling their goods or services. To go with the theme of this blog, I recently discovered Migi's Nail Art. You receive 8 different colors with a brush and pen for each color along with a LIFETIME of refills. All for $25.00. Not bad!
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