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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Fall Nail Color: Is It Time For A Change?


Everyone knows I love summer. I love the beach, having a suntan and wearing bright colors. My love of wearing bright color extends to my manis and pedis. It always makes me a little sad the day I look down at my fingers or toes and say "it's time to retire Strawberry Margarita" (or Cajun Shrimp).


Recently, I have invested in a few new polishes for fall and winter. With the addition of these to my current polish wardrobe, I am gradually embracing the darker color palettes. While the temperatures are still 70-80 degrees, it is late October, after all! 


The following polishes will be in heavy rotation from now until late February...from Left to Right in above photo:


"Going Incognito" by Essie
"Vodka and Caviar" by OPI
"Steel-Ing The Scene" by Essie
"I'm Not Really A Waitress" by OPI
"Lincoln Park After Dark" by OPI
"OPI Red" by OPI


Now I am considering the addition of a blue polish to the lineup - what do you think? I actually like both of these and haven't been able to decide. 


"Yoga-ta Get This Blue" by OPI
"Road House Blues" by OPI


Which color do you like? Are you scared of blue nails? I have to admit - I'm not totally sold on the blue. Then again, I wasn't sold on that green Essie before I purchased it either. And I love it now...Go figure! Is it time for you to change your nail polish wardrobe?


Have a great day! 

7 comments:

  1. I have OPI Russian Navy, which is a really similar color to the ones you chose above. I love it because its a little bit sparkly. Its dark, but its obviously not black, and I love it!

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  2. I like them both, but if I had to pick I'd go with the second one. It's a great dark blue that can pass as almost black.

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  3. OK, not one of the options you gave but have you SEEN Chanels new blue polishes?
    And I my have too much time on my hands but I've been doing ombre manis on myself in graduating shades of browns to milky taupes. Love!

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  4. I'm not sure about blue nail polish to be honest. I do like the bottom one a lot more than the top one. I still need to try OPI's Lincoln Park After Dark. I need to order it online. Nail polish is crazy expensive here. A bottle of OPI is 16€!

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  5. LOVE,LOVE,LOVE your blog!!!! I live in Huntsville,Al. And I read all your blogs. You and I have alot in common and I LIVE to shop!!!! Keep up the great work....Ta-ta for now,Mrs.K

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  6. Turtles & Pearls - I will have to look at the Russian Navy this weekend in Ulta! Thanks for the suggestion! :-)

    Wendy - I think you are right - I'm leaning towards the second choice! :-)

    KT - that sounds awesome! How creative! :-) P.S. I stopped with the Chanel polish several years ago...it doesn't stay on my nails longer than a few hours! Crazy!

    MRM - Wish I could send you some polish from here! That USPS has funky rules about shipping nail polish....ugh! But get LPAD - you'll LOVE IT! :-)

    Mrs. K - thanks for your kind words! Don't forget to follow SIA via google friend connect! :-)

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  7. Just tried a deep purplely-blue for Halloween. My kids are NOT impressed, so I guess I'll have to stick with Sun Body Loves me until Strawberry Margarita is back for the spring!

    And... Thanks for all your prayers and sweet comments!

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