Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Green is Calming

Hello, everyone! First up I have my NOTD from the weekend, Sephora by OPI Read My Palm + Chanel Illusion D'Or on top. It was rainy all weekend so I didn't get a chance to snap good pics. I also did this mani after drinking several glasses of wine, so I'm pleased with my drunken-mani abilities. :P

This is 2 coats of Read My Palm (should have done 3) and 1 coat of the Chanel.

Next up is my franken - I don't have a name for it yet! This is 3 coats. I needed a long-lasting color to get through this week (final paper writing) and I read that blue and green are calming colors, so I went with a teal glitter (glitters tend to last longer on me than other finishes). The recipe is 1/2 Dorothy Who?, 1/4 Emerald Sparkle, 1/4 clear.

Hope it'll last!

Direct sunlight:

Indirect sunlight:


Any suggestions for a name? What kinds of colors do you wear when you want it to last as long as possible?

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zuzu said...

OMG these are my greens :)


Skulda said...

Those greens are amazing! That Franken is AWESOME!!! :o

lauren said...

They look great, especially the franken! It kind of looks like outer-space, Galaxy maybe? It also kind of reminds me of Oz... Emerald City?

MetroChic said...

I ordered Illusion d'or and planned to try it over my fav green. You just proved that it works pretty well. Franken is beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Oh, thats a gorgeous color. I want Dorothy Who? now just so I can make that color, haha. Can't say I know a good name though.

Lacquer Ware for Tips and Toes said...

That franken is absolutely heavenly!

Audrey said...

I agree with Lauren it reminded me of the Emerald City as well, but I was thinking of the name 0Z!! The Wizard of OZ!!


jbrobeck said...

i love both of these!

Anonymous said...

ooooh!!! the franken is exquisite!!! if i were to guess a name it would be "night of the peacock". absolutely stunning and very flattering to your skintone! :o)

Bunny Masseuse said...

Man I love this franken!

Jackie S. said...

OMG! this may be my first franken...I love it!

How do you decant the colors into the bottle?

Anonymous said...

OMG! Beautiful franken... absolutely stunning.
Name ideas: "Dorothy Sparkle" or "Emerald Sparkle Who?" because I'm feeling silly.

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