What nail polish do you have on at the moment?

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I must say, I LOVE polish and I'm pretty good with free hand designs but there is just some part of me that will not let me buy expensive polish.... I just can't understand paying $5+ for polish....lol. All my polish is like $1-2 and they work just fine...lol.

Right now on my hands, I have a nude color by The Color Workshop that I was inspired by Haley Williams on the cover of Cosmo and it's cute, and on my toes, my sister made me get hot pink when we went for pedi's. Pics soon.

I so want Black Shatter.... that would probably be a polish I wouldn't care about the price but I can't find it anywhere on ground here. I know there are some other brands that have this type of effect but I can't think of them, do you guys know?
Originally Posted by mzmillion
I'm also not one to buy expensive polish. I like many of the 99 cent brands. I do love Sally Hansen Insta Dry and get it Buy 1 Get One 1/2 off so it ends up being $3.75 per bottle and even that seems like alot to me.
I got my Shatter/Crackle polish on Ebay for pretty cheap. There are lots of brands on there in many different colors now.
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Bright metallic blue.

I always get it all over the skin around my nails, and have to sleep and shower before it looks normal.

I'm beginning to want the Shattered.
I must say, I LOVE polish and I'm pretty good with free hand designs but there is just some part of me that will not let me buy expensive polish.... I just can't understand paying $5+ for polish....lol. All my polish is like $1-2 and they work just fine...lol.

Right now on my hands, I have a nude color by The Color Workshop that I was inspired by Haley Williams on the cover of Cosmo and it's cute, and on my toes, my sister made me get hot pink when we went for pedi's. Pics soon.

I so want Black Shatter.... that would probably be a polish I wouldn't care about the price but I can't find it anywhere on ground here. I know there are some other brands that have this type of effect but I can't think of them, do you guys know?
Originally Posted by mzmillion
China Glaze makes a variation called Crackle Glaze. I think there are 6 colors in that collection. I found my Black Shatter at my local bss. None of the major stores I checked like Ulta had it in stock. My local bss even said they're getting the silver one this week.
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I was tempted by the silver crackle yesterday but resisted. I bought the OPI Pirates of the Caribbean minis collection. The colors are really pretty.

Anyway right now I'm wearing OPI feeling hot hot hot. It's my fave pink. Nice and bright but not neon (although I love a good neon pink). For some reason this polish is holding up much better than usual. Probably to tease me since I bought new polish.
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I just put on Zoya Dove (pale gray). I think I like it but I'm not sure because I usually wear neutrals/nudes so this is like putting blue np on for me.

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I just put on Zoya Dove (pale gray). I think I like it but I'm not sure because I usually wear neutrals/nudes so this is like putting blue np on for me.

ninja, I see you changed your avatar. Bye bye Wolfie, hello cute little Royal girl (I don't know her name) who had enough of the noise from the balcony! LOL
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Zoya Dove is my absolute favorite color. I think it looks great on all skin tones too.

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These aren't my nails, but look very similar to mine in color, length and shape. Same polish, which looks a lot lighter in most other pics I see - but this color is closer to accurate.

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Fingers are done in China Glaze Watermelon Rind
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I THINK I'm wearing OPI It's All Greek To Me polish... But I'm kind of not sure, because I couldn't quite decide between that and another very similar color. So, we'll just go with that.



I love staring at my toes when they've been freshly pedicured... They look so purdy!

My fingernails are nekkid, though... I tend to chip them seconds after leaving the nail salon, so it's really for the best. :P

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you girls make me want to polish my nails. i ALWAYS have my toes polished but fingernails are hit or miss with me.

right now i have sally hansen pronto purple (the quick dry stuff) and i'm going to use sally hansen nurturing natural nailgrowth miracle. i'll post a pic.
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Zoya Marley. Tomorrow I think it's going to be either OPI Senorita Rosa-lita, or one of the nude holos I love.
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