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31DC2014 Day 2: Fanta

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Orange Soda Fanta Nail Art

I’d like to start this post with a very serious question.

“Who loooooooves orange soda?” You may have to be a child of the 90s to get this reference… but suffice it to say, I love orange soda! Specifically, …

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Summery Hibiscus Flower Skittles Nail Art

Hibiscus flower polkadots ruffian nail artI’m very excited to share this look with you – it’s my first post using my new camera! I hope you enjoy my cleaner, crisper, and generally better photos! I know it’s only spring time, but I’m getting ready for summer. I think that spring and summer colors are my favorites – …

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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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Twin Blog Post: Tiger Print Nails

tiger-stripe-nails-color-club-polish-I’m back with another twin blog post! Since there were an uneven number of people in our Twin Blog Post Facebook group, I was paired up with two talented bloggers! Our pairing (er… triplet) was assigned with tiger print. We all had agreed that we would do nontraditional colors, …

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Pinspiration Week: Happy Birthday Nails!

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Pinspiration week - Happy Birthday!Pinterest is a seriously amazing way to find inspiration and to keep track of good ideas! I’ve decided that this week will be Pinspiration week – each day I’ll draw on inspiration and come up with my own take on manicures I’ve found on Pinterest! In case you’re curious, this is my Nailspiration …

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Summer in Winter: Neon Tie-Dye

The Dalai Lama's Nails: Neon Summer Tie-DyeYes, it is almost the end of December – and I suppose I am being seasonally inappropriate! I know it’s the time for deep, saturated colors and shimmery glitters. But sometimes I just want something bright and cheery, even if it comes off as summery! Plus, the weather in Denver has been so nice …

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Happy Halloween!

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Hope you all have a safe and fun Halloween! I’ll be posting later with my 31 Day Challenge manicure, but I couldn’t pass up an opportunity for themed nails!!

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31DC2013 Day 9: Rainbow Nails

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 9 Rainbow nailsYou have no idea how much I’ve been looking forward to this day – I mean, rainbow nails! Rainbows are so bright and make me so happy. When my husband and I were on our cross-country trip to our new home in Denver, we saw so many rainbows on our last day of driving. …

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31DC2013 Day 2: Orange Nails

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 2 orangeHere we are on day 2 of the 31 Day Challenge. I went kind of (ok, super, totally) literal with this one. Orange slices for the orange nails day! This was tricky for me, since I actually only own 3 orange nail polishes – but believe it or not, I used them …

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