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Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Gradient

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I haven’t done a lot of nail art lately. With a newborn, it was completely impossible and I rocked bare nails for ages. Now that he’s older I find that there is more time – but not that much time. I wore gel polish for quite a while, but I found that …

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31DC2014 Day 14: Flowers

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 French Floral nail art

We’ve got a bit of a quick post today – since… I’m buying a house this weekend! We’re closing tomorrow, but there’s still a few things I need to do to get ready! Excitement! Today’s prompt for the 31 …

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Sponges and Mermaids, Oh My! Under Water Nail Art part 2

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sponged mermaid under water nail art

I really had the little mermaid stuck in my head after my last under water post! So much so that I decided to just go there, girlfriend, and do some mermaid nails! Plus, I’ve been offering mermaid accent nails at events, and they seem to be a very popular …

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Floral Dots and Stripes

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the-dalai-lamas-nails-dots-and-stripes-floralsWhen my sister came to visit, I did a fun skittles look for her (you can see the entire nail art look in this post I wrote about Nail School). This design is what I did on her thumbs, and I loved it so much that I thought it deserved to …

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Zoya Mosaics

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: zoya mosaicsI was perusing some of my old nail art photos and was inspired by one of my own designs. I remembered how cool the mosaic or stained glass style looks. Another look that I love and haven’t done in ages is the outlined nail – it’s so cool! Anyways, instead of doing cutout mosaics …

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Stripey

The Dalai Lama's Nails: StripeyI was really loving the fan brush stripey nails from my last post, so I thought I would do another take on the fan brush technique – variations on a theme. I love the textured effect you can create with a fan brush – it’s really simple, just sloppy lines, but I think it’s …

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Blue Mix and Match

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Blue Mix and MatchToday I have a random mix and match. I came home from nail tech school and my brain was at capacity, and this little number is what my brain spit out! It’s kind of funny and very telling that at the end of a long day doing nails, I wanted to do …

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First Day of School

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: first day of schoolLast week I announced my plans to start nail school – today, I’m writing after an exciting first day! I must admit, this morning my tummy was aflutter with anxious nerves. It’s exciting and a bit scary to start anything new, especially to embark on a career changing journey. To be completely honest, I …

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Splat!

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Paint SplatterI was looking for inspiration and put the question out on Facebook last night, and I got some really good suggestions, including: the flu, Beyonce, yoga, and more! Now I’ll have to start keeping a list. Anyways, my friend Jessica suggested that I look up abstract art for …

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Twin Post: Fret Nail Art

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Fret patternI have something a little different for you today. I’m teaming up with Deborah from Love. Varnish, Chocolate and More for a twin blog post! We both participate in a Facebook group together, and were paired up to do a post with a fret design. We decided to use similar …

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