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Digital Dozen does Re-creation: Roses

I am BEYOND excited for this week’s Digital Dozen challenge. We are celebrating our Digi-versary by re-creating favorite past Digital Dozen manicures. The ladies of the Digital Dozen are very talented, so this week is an exciting challenge, to be sure!

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OPI Glitter Zebra Nail Art

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OPI Snow Globetrotter Glitter Zebra Nail Art | The Dalai Lama's Nails

I know it’s winter out there – but in Denver it’s been 70 degrees all week! It’s so funny to scroll through my Facebook feed and see all the snowy landscapes posted by my friends on the East coast. Don’t get me wrong, it certainly snows in Denver! …

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OPI Holiday 2014 Rollin’ in Cashmere Trio

OPI Rollin in Cashmere collection | The Dalai Lama's Nails

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Gwen Stefani is a badass. I’ll just say it, she is. But she’s also feminine and I dig her style! Today I have the OPI Holiday 2014 Gwen Stefani Rollin’ in Cashmere Trio – swatches and review. I think these colors …

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Be Happy and Buy Polish – Blogiversary Celebration

Today’s blogiversary celebration post comes from Jessica from Be Happy And Buy Polish. Jessica is basically the first blogger friend I ever made! When you’re a blogger, it’s important to have a network of other blogger friends for support, gossip, and of course shared interests. Jessica has been such a great …

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31DC2014 Day 5: Blue Mermaid Foils

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Blue Foil Scales Nail Art

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you probably know that I’m a huge fan of mermaid, or generally fish, scales. Love em! Don’t know why, but it just seems …

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Simple OPI Glitter Gradient

Simple OPI Glitter Gradient Palate Cleanser

After all the party glitter I’ve been rocking, I thought it would be nice for a clean, simple palate cleanser. With glitter, of course! I love how versatile glitter is – it’s fun and loud, but it’s also kind of classy. It can go either way. Although I …

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The Digital Dozen does Metal: Day 5 – Gold Leaf

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Digital Dozen Metal Gold Leaf

What seems like forever ago, I bought a ton of random nail art supplies, including several little containers of gold leaf (and silver, copper, and some weird rainbowy metallic leaf). I’ve had this stuff for so long that I can’t even remember where I bought it! I have tried a …

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The Digital Dozen does Texture – Day 4: Fan Brush

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The Digital Dozen does Texture fan brushI’m back with day4 of my Digit-al Dozen posts for April! I can’t believe this week is almost over – I’ve had so much fun playing with texture. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I have been exploring how to create the look of depth and texture without using textured polish. While …

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Sponges Live in the Ocean: Under Water Nail Art

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Under water nail art sponged Essie Zoya seashells rhinestonesI use a lot of makeup sponges for nail art. More often than not, I use them to create gradients (that’s my standard method – paint polish directly onto the sponge and then dab it onto the nail). I have also used a kitchen sponge to create a cool

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Welcome to the new and improved Dalai Lama’s Nails!

Detail Paisley gradient nails sunset colors I’m very excited to announce that The Dalai Lama’s Nails has a new look and feel, including a new logo and layout, improved photography, challenges and original content! In honor of the occasion, I created a nail art look inspired by my beautiful new logo! The blog is still a work in progress, so …

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