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Sunday, 21 July 2013

The Nail Polish Tag!

Hi folks,

I was tagged by the lovely Audrey over at The Nail Affair to do this post. She is amazingly talented and has the best collection of polish I have ever seen. You should definitely check out her blog if you haven't already!

So let's get started!

Favourite nail polish company?
I would have to go with Essie if I had to pick one. I will admit sometimes they aren't too adventurous, especially for things like glitters, but I love all the soft pastels and nudes. Nails Inc would be second, but they are pretty expensive and not much cheaper online, unlike Essie.

Most of my lovely Essies

Glitter or no glitter?
I do like some accent nail glitter but I'm not a huge fan of covering every finger with it. One of the reasons is it is such a pain to get off! Love a bit of glitter for a night out or at Xmas time though! 

OPI, China Glaze or Essie?
Essie, then OPI, then China Glaze. Probably the reason that I put China Glaze last is that it is least available here in Ireland. I think they are great value though and I do have a few of them!

When do you change your nail polish?
At least once a week, but generally twice a week. I feel like it's ok to have loud nails in a professional job, as long as you keep them free of chips etc. I strongly disapprove of girls with nail varnish starting half way down their nail! I like to do my nails well, do the proper clean up etc so I just don't have time every day so I think twice a week is a good compromise! 

What’s your favourite colour to wear on your nails?
100% pink. Pink is probably the most common colour in my collection. I suppose in one way it's pretty traditional but I love loud, bright neon pinks the most. I think if I had to choose one colour to be on my nails for the rest of my life, it would be a bright neon pink like Essie's Punchy Pink.

The pink is brighter in real life!


Darks or brights?
Definitely brights, especially now it's summer. Nothing against dark colours though, like a nice dark purple or blue. 

What do you have on your nails right now?
An indie - Lush Lacquer in Neon Lights. It's a bright white with neon glitter. 

Matte nails… In or out?
I have actually never tried matte nails! Even my mum has tried matte nails. Who am I?

French Manicure?
I really like a Shellac French manicure. I'm not so good at doing it myself so it's probably the Shellac I would get most frequently. I like a nice bit of a crisp white tip and with the length of my nails it can look a little like short gel nails which some people find a bit tacky looking. Oh well!

Favourite Winter colour?
Nails Inc Baker St or a nice near black like OPI's Live and Let Die.

Nails Inc Baker St

OPI's Live and Let Die - love this colour!
So much fun doing this post, what better questions to answer than ones on nails?!

xxx

Rach

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