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Belle de Jour Planner Giveaway (Part 3)*

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

NOTD: Mermaid Nails

Heeeey! This week, I tried to test out the crackle polish I bought from Etude House and decided to use a frosty green shade as base. I ended up with a mermaid-ish color, as you can see in the pics below.


Nails of the day care of Caronia in Goddess and Etude House Dear Darling Nails Crack Polish in GR023.


The first time I swatched the crack polish, it looked like this...


I liked the crack effect in this swatch but when I tried the polish on my actual nails, I just couldn't get it right. The cracks turned out weird because I had a hard time applying the polish evenly. I'm gonna need a lot more practice with this :\


And here's a picture of my nails with Barbie Fairytopia: Mermadia in the background.


Total coincidence. Swear.

36 comments:

  1. I haven't tried a cracking nail polish; pero i wanna try. :D


    much love,
    http://gelleesh.blogspot.com

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  2. Woww the crack polish looks soo pretty <3 Loving this!!!!

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  3. Mermaid is the best word to describe~ Very pretty!

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  4. so pretty! i love the combination. =))

    Jackie

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  5. @Gellie, go try na :) Really cool. Hehe

    @Rakhshanda, thanks! Even though it didn't turn out very nicely. Haha

    @Hollie, hihi, thanks:)

    @PopBlush, thanks dear!

    @Fakhra, yey glad it turned out well :]

    @Jackie, thanks girl! Glad you like it :)

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  6. ayyyyy i am so inggit! i will make my nails look like this. i hope you don't mind aya hahaha! :D

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  7. EH's crack polish is a bit strong when you apply it on your nails. It's like melting your polish when you apply it right after your nails has dried. Maybe you can come up with the first design (the one in the artificial nail), if you apply the crack polish the next day. ^^ Hope it helps.

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  8. @Sugar, of course I don't! Gogogogogogo na :D

    @Anonymous, THANK YOU! That makes sense coz in my first swatch, I used a matte nail polish. Will try that :D

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  9. Love the nails! and the color!

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  10. OM!! ang ganda!!! I wanna try cracking nail polish also :)

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  11. Aya, hands down na talaga ako sayo. Love your nail designs. Pang mermaid talaga to. =)

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  12. @SunnyToast, thank you! :D

    @IAmCert, go go go :]

    @Catmare, hahaha salamat! I like the color too pero weird nga lang ung pagcrack. Hehe

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  13. OMGOSH your mermaid cracking nails are SO PRETTY!!!!!! i love the blue and green gorgeous!

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  14. really like those two colors together. looks very cool
    francesca

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  15. I didn't know Etude House made their own crackle! XD love your mermaid nails though. So cute!!

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  16. pretty combination!!!
    the crack nail polish is so adorable!

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  17. So pretty. I should've bought the EH crackle polish during the sale.

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  18. @Debi, THAAANKS!

    @Lisa, aww thanks Lisa, I'm really happy with the color turn-out too :)

    @Francesca, thanks dear!!! :)

    @Tiffy, yeah I was really excited to try it! hopefully the other shades will be available soon on the branch I frequent :D

    @Cominica, it is! I just have to apply it evenly so it wouldn't look weird like this. :]

    @Janel, thanks dear!:)

    @King, ooooh yeah, I took advantage of the sale because to me, P198 fora bottle of nail polish is tooooo much!

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  19. Oh wow!! Niiiice! I like it on you :)

    http://samalamode.blogspot.com

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  20. I love crackle nail polish. I think it gives a really cool effect to nails. :) The colors you used here are perfect!

    http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

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  21. As a huge lover of blue, I am loving this :)!

    http://www.oddandchic.com

    xxx

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  22. @Sam, thank youuuu!:)

    @Bonnie, I do too! :D It's the first crackle polish i've tried. liking it so far :)

    @Odd and Chic, thanks so much :D

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  23. ang gandaaaaa! gusto ko ng crackle nail polish talaga!! sana makabili ako soon :D miss your entries aya!!!

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  24. definitely trying out the crackle polish :D didnt know they have one!

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  25. @Sam, thank youuuu!:)

    @Bonnie, I do too! :D It's the first crackle polish i've tried. liking it so far :)

    @Odd and Chic, thanks so much :D

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  26. I love crackle nail polish. I think it gives a really cool effect to nails. :) The colors you used here are perfect!

    http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

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  27. really like those two colors together. looks very cool
    francesca

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  28. @SunnyToast, thank you! :D

    @IAmCert, go go go :]

    @Catmare, hahaha salamat! I like the color too pero weird nga lang ung pagcrack. Hehe

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  29. Woww the crack polish looks soo pretty <3 Loving this!!!!

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