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The Digital Dozen does Fairy Tales: Sleeping Beauty’s Dress

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[maxbutton id=”4″]The Digital Dozen does Fairy Tales: Sleeping Beauty's Dress | The Dalai Lama's Nails

I’m feeling a bit narcissistic right now. I’m so sorry, I can’t help it! The thing is, I am just kind of obsessed with this gradient. I can’t stop staring, I know it’s rude. But the thing is… I’m in love. It’s Sleeping Beauty’s dress!

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Party Time with Shimmer Polish!

Groovy Lines with Shimmer
I’ve been having so much fun with these gorgeous Shimmer Polish glitter shades! After trying out these wonderful polishes, I knew that I could make my swatch of Shimmer Julie into a full nail art look. I was inspired by Lucy’s …

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Unicorn Farts

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Unicorn Fart RainbowsSometimes we all need to laugh at ourselves. Or, we just need to laugh – at something, anything! A little whimsy goes a long way, in my experience – same thing with a little color and a little sparkle. Sometimes laughing feels really good!

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Floral Mix and Match

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Floral Mix and MatchI’m really loving florals lately. Lately… who am I kidding? I just always love flowers. We keep a lot of fresh cut flowers around the house – it’s one of my weekly pleasures to buy flowers and arrange them around the house. Earlier this week, I combined flowers with animal print, which …

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2 Year Blogiversary, Thanksgivukkah, and a Giveaway!

The Dalai Lama's Nails: When Stars Align

This year I’m excited to celebrate a once-in-a-lifetime event: Thanksgiving will overlap with Hanukkah, an event that has never happened before and won’t happen again until 79811. Want to know how that works out? Here is a detailed explanation! Because we get to celebrate these …

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31DC2013: Day 21 Inspired by a Color

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 21 inspired by a colorI seriously can’t believe I’m in the home stretch of this challenge – I’ve been painting my nails every day for three weeks! I’m excited for this section of the challenge, as the prompts are a little more imaginative. That being said, I found the “inspired by a color” prompt to be …

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31DC2013 Day 17: Glitter

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 16 tribalWelcome to day 17 of the 31 Day Challenge! Today’s prompt is glitter. GLITTERS. So sparkly and pretty! I decided to hand place the glitter on a black base. I like this, though the topcoat got kind of bubbly. Boo.

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Glints and Glitz

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Glitter gradients are not new – but somehow, every time I try to do one, I end up with a big ol’ clump of too thick glitter. I’ve been determined to create a nice gradient, and after a few tries and a few different methods, I think I came up with one I actually like! …

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Rainbow Gradient

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I’ve wanted to try a full on rainbow gradient for quite some time. I saw this somewhere (Pinterest, Instagram? Not sure!) and thought I’d give it a whirl! I used a ton of polishes to create this look and had a ton of fun. Bright + sparkles = …

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Birthday Bows

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Today is my birthday! Just a super quick post to show you my birthday manicure!!

The Dalai Lama's Nails: Birthday Bows

I used Orly Miss Conduct, and on the accent nail I added Sally Hansen Gem Crush Lady Luck. Then I used an It’s So Easy white striper to draw the shape of the bow, and …

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