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8/13/2012

Birthday nails

Posted by Halifax @ Sparkled Beauty

Guess what? I went to bed last night, and woke up a year older. The magic of birthday, just like that and you are no longer as young as you thought :)

Don't know if you remember my birthday nails last year, I still love the idea but want to do something different this year. A little darker and more subtle, and I think I love this just as much.

I wanted a purple base that shines through the glitters, so I used Orly Purple Velvet. It is matte, but it doesn't really matter in this case.

The star glitters I chose was Cult Nails Captivated, totally birthday worthy. It has a light orange base, which lightens the purple base a little and makes it look more like a plum/ maroon shade, with the orange flakes floating around. Loving it!

On the accent finger is OPI Save Me, another awesome glitter shade. Multi coloured bar glitters and fine silver shimmers, just look at it in the bottle!

I'm disappointed that I couldn't show you how great these 2 shades are. If you have them and haven't worn them yet, do it now.

Glitter galore, isn't it? What did you wear for your birthday nails (or what do you plan to wear, if it's coming up)? I need some new ideas.

Hope everyone had a great weekend. It was rainy here but I guess the grass and flowers needed that. It feels a little odd posting a NOTD on Monday. I did "gift" myself with stuff over the last week or two, mostly clothing, jewelry and purses. And nail polish, of course. A birthday at this age only means one thing - a very proper excuse to shop lol.

It also feels odd that this is my first birthday spent being single. Bitter sweet. Squirt and I are going out for dinner tonight, playing low key.

Have a great day, everyone! Happy birthday for all the Leo out there.

12 comments:

  1. Happy birthday! Love your nails!

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  2. Happy Birthday Halifax! Hope you have a great day! Love Cult Nails!

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    1. Thanks :) I just placed another Cult Nails order lol

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  3. Happy birthday! Save Me and Captivated really light up your nails ;P

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    1. Aww, thanks. I really enjoy them with a colour base

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  4. happy birthday!!! :D hope you had a great day! :)

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  5. Enjoy your birthday! I am jealous of your gorgeous nails!

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  6. Happy birthday! I just love that opi polish, it looks so great!!! For my bday nails I'm thinking something from the nails inc sprinkles collection... they're so cute and appropriate!

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    1. Yes, Save Me is an awesome polish. I should have got a backup. I got some cheaper dupes of the Sprinkles, but yes they are fun

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