18 October 2014

almond nails, part 2 ft. leopard print!

lepoard manicure

essie brooch the subject, essie licorice, china glaze v, opi over the taupe
essie brooch the subject △ essie licorice △ china glaze v △ opi over the taupe

Continuing with the almond shaped nails... I love them! Now that I look back to my rounded nails, I think these look nicer and compliment nail designs a lot better - just my opinion of course. The only downside for me is that it's more difficult to file them down since it's a more precise shape, but I can deal with that... I did mess up on one of my middle fingers, it's shorter and more triangular than almond shaped. Practice always makes better ;)

leopard print nails, essie brooch the subject

Onto the nails themselves... I have a thing for leopard print nails. Never mind that I almost always use the same colors since the first time I tried leopard nails. I added V for a little pop of color cause an all-neutral mani is a tad too boring for my tastes. It's a rediscovery for me - I love that it's a well-rounded coral shade for me. Not too bright and not too dull, just perfect!

15 comments:

  1. I love the leopard print!! And I love how the colors tote chose are neutral but still fun!! I do agree I like the almond shape better than the just standard round nails

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  2. beautiful nails :)

    regards from Poland :* http://majorka94.blogspot.com

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  3. Nice nails!


    xo T.
    www.initialed.ca

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  4. Ooo, I love so many different things about this nail look. That pop of color on the pinky is so fun, and the leopard detail on one finger looks so chic!

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  5. awesome naildo! very pretty!

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

    P.S. would you like to follow each other?

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  6. I so wish I had the patience to do these, but I may have to make a purchase of the OPI shade regardless.

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  7. I think the almond nails are becoming an unhealthy obsession. Every week I just want them longer and AS SHARP AS THEY CAN BE without hurting myself.

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  8. Thank you! Just nudes seems a little too fancy for me, haha~

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  9. It doesn't take too long once you get the hang of it! I've had that OPI shade for years, and it's gotten quite gloopy so I can't do much with it besides the little dabs for spots. It might be time for me to purchase one as well!

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  10. Haha, well you definitely mastered a perfect mix between fancy and fun ;)

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