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Cherry blossoms

This is a manicure I did way back in February, but didn’t find the time to upload! It works out though, because it’s spring now and cherry blossoms are a little more appropriate ūüėČ My nails were long in February, I miss my long nails… Oh well! The base is the gorgeous Powder Perfect – […]

Powder Perfect - Uncharted Territory swatch pink holographic nail polish | Polished Elegance nail art blog

Powder Perfect – Uncharted Territory

Powder Perfect – Uncharted Territory¬†2 coats + top coat Is it like a whole week since my last post? Ugh,¬†I really love my new job, but¬†I’m so exhausted when I get home my blog is falling a little behind But, lets talk about this nail polish, isn’t it just stunning?! This is more of a […]

Cupcake Polish - Chicago swatch pink holo nail polish review | Polished Elegance nail art blog

Cupcake Polish – Chicago

Cupcake Polish – Chicago 2 coats + top coat. I can’t get over how awesome my new idies are! Like I said in my previous indie swatch post, I’m obsessed with pink holos at the moment, and this is the second one I bought. This doesn’t just have an amazing linear holographic effect though. It […]

Cupcake Polish - Folies Bergère swatch pink holographic nail polish | Polished Elegance nail art blog

Cupcake Polish РFolies Bergère

Cupcake Polish – Folies Berg√®re 2 coats + top coat I love this pink polish! I’ve been indie shopping lately, and more specifically, pink indie shopping! But not just any kind of pink.. HOLO PINK! I don’t have a lot of holographic polishes, but I want to collect some more, hence the shopping spree. Like […]

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Blue Christmas

I am so ready for the holidays! Are you? I picked up some more H&M nail polishes, the blue base of this manicure is¬†H&M – Nocturne, it’s an absolutely stunning blue nail polish. It has a dark navy blue base and it is packed with blue and gold micro glitter. The blue base makes the […]

OPI - My Private Jet swatch nail polish manicure

Pink Private Jet

Since I was already wearing¬†OPI – My Private Jet, I figured I’d dress it up a little and wear it over the weekend! I did some simple triangles using¬†IsaDora – Pink Crush and I love this combination! I had imagined it with a gold textured polish, but it turns out I don’t have a gold […]

OPI - My Private Jet swatch nail polish manicure

OPI – My Private Jet

Since the only swatch I have posted of the absolutely gorgeous¬†OPI – My Private Jet is super old and kinda crappy, I did new swatches for my fall favorites video. And since it’s so stunning, I wanted to share my new swatches with you, because this polish deserves it ūüėČ My swatches are with two […]

OPI DS Coronation swatch nail polish

OPI DS Coronation – Swatch

OPI DS Coronation¬†3 coats + TC. This beauty is a cool silver holographic polish, I did have to use three coats for full opacity and I love it on its own. But it would be perfect as a silver holographic topper over a silver base, it would probably look almost the same! The formula is […]

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Jack O’Lanterns

I think this is my first ever Halloween nail art! Halloween isn’t very big here, so I always forget to do Halloween manicures. But the idea for this manicure just hit me one day and I sat down and did it! I was so worried it wouldn’t turn out good, but it actually turned out […]

OPI DS Couture swatch nail polish review comparison orange coral holo nail polish

OPI DS Couture – Swatch

OPI DS Couture¬†2 coats + TC. Let us just enjoy this holo-gorgeousness for a moment. OPI DS Couture is a coral orange holographic nail polish, with a pretty strong¬†holographic effect! The Designer Series are made with particles of real diamond dust, and are a little bit more expensive than the regular OPI nail polishes, but […]

OPI DS Opulence swatch nail polish review comparison pink holo nail polish

OPI DS Opulence – Swatch

OPI DS Opulence¬†2 coats + top coat. OPI had a “pop up shop” at a store right next to where I live, where¬†they had great prices and 2 for 1 on the Designer Series¬†polishes! So I picked up a few ūüėČ The Designer Series (or DS polishes) are made with real diamond dust, at least […]


Purple negative space

I was invited by the amazing Atima of Nail by Nemo to join in a collaboration creating purple manicures in support of Facial Palsy Week (1-7 march). Check out this article at about her story with Facial Palsy!   I decided to do a negative space manicure in support of this cause, I used […]


Vintage pink

After all those “blingy” manicures I’ve had recently I wanted to do something muted and just very pretty. So I of course went with roses!  The base for this manicure is the beautiful Picture Polish – Pirouette. On my index and thumb I did stripes using striping tape and OPI – My Boyfriend Scales Walls, […]