Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Festive Red Nails

I'm going to a book launch tonight and am getting a little bit dressed up which is exciting! I only found out on Friday I was going to the party so was frantically looking for something to wear. I ended up finding a lovely long sleeve black dress with mini ruffle neckline from a charity shop (originally from Zara), and I bought some sheer black polka dot tights, and I'm going to wear some black heels with bows on the toe that I got from a charity shop a year or so ago.

I couldn't decide what colour to paint my nails ( I have so many colours, will have to post a pic of them all soon!) and then decided to go for bright red, as I plan to wear my Chanel Rouge Allure lippie, and I wanted my nails to match.

I used Rimmel London Pro 'Hot Gossip' for the base, and then on my ring finger I added some sparkles with Barry M 'Red Glitter' to give them a more christmassy look! I really like the effect but the temptation to go all glitter was great, I just love Barry M's glittery polishes!




Excuse dark pics - am taking them at 7am and light is awful. Unfortunately the pics don't show the sparkles very well. In real life it's very glittery and catches the light.

I love using two different nail varnishes like this, it just makes them that extra bit special and finished!

What are your favourite nail polish combinations?

x

7 comments:

  1. Your nails looks fabulous! That combination works so well :)
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  2. I like Essie's shine of the times over any pale yellow
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    1. Oooh I just googled that essie polish and I WANT IT! It's sooo pretty! x

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  3. I've been searching high and low for the perfect red! I'll have to try these out!

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    1. The base red is brilliant, lasts ages and has a shaped brush so you can pretty much paint each nail in 2 strokes max! x

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