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October 14, 2011
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imobsessedwithnails is participating in the new 31 day challenge and posted #21 yesterday with the mani inspired by hair.  Which is when I realized and mentioned we’re sort of hair twinsies: dark brown hair with a chunk of color in Manic Panic (hers is Atomic Turquoise, mine is Enchanted Forest, so pretty close as colors go).  I liked her french mani layout and she suggested we both try it out so here goes!  I did the base in Rimmel French Manicure Pro in French Rose (seemed like a no-brainer color choice on this one) and then did the tip coloring in reverse: instead of using the brown as the base I wanted to hilight the green (we can’t be TOO matchy-matchy, that’d just be weird!).  I blocked off the nail tip with a circular sticker then started sponging in the greens (because dontcha know, my hair is fading like crazy) using love & beauty green somethin’ or other (kills me that they/i didn’t label these bottles) and Sinful Colors Innocent.  Finished it off with a couple of swooshes of Art Club Mochalotta sort of like hair wisps and voila, hair tips!  Ok that kinda sounds gross.

Rimmel French Manicure Pro French Rose

colored hair

green french manicure

Art Club Mochalotta

green stripe nails

13 Responses

  1. Maria says:

    Gorgeous!! I love your hair, it must be cool to have nails that match you hair :) I saw the original post and liked it, and I’m glad to see it again done by you!

    And even with all the pretty nail art on the tip, I am enchanted by that nude polish! I hope it’s current and core, because I want it!

  2. Angie says:

    Oooh, I like this! I want my nails to GROW so I can do french manicures again!

  3. I love your hair! I have dark brown hair with blue in my hair (an electric/royal blue) in highlights on the underside. I made a blog post all about it.

    Anyhow, this is a great mani! A pretty green color!

  4. I just adore this manicure! Your nails are so long and beautiful and the manicure shows them off! =)

  5. Christina says:

    Yeah girl! Hair twins!!

  6. Jossie says:

    Luv IT all!!!!!!!

  7. Gottwinkies says:

    Very nice mani….love the brown swooshes over the greens……

  8. Emily says:

    You know how some people’s nails grow out flat, once they get past the nail bed? Mine are rounded, like yours are, and I never see people with nails the same shape as mine! Love that nude color, it looks good with your skintone!

  9. Courtney says:

    You have such fun hair. Love this!

  10. the nerd says:

    Thanks ladies! And yep, I’ve got some curvy nails — actually saw this lady last night with SUPER curvy nails that were about 6 inches long… and she was trying to eat bbq… Definitely had a good hard look at my own hands and had to think about cutting/filing things down a bit. :)

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