I've known about this little trip for a while, and 2 weeks ago decided to give the Orly Nailtrition regimen a go just to get my nails in really nice shape for the vacation. It didn't really work out so well! I wasn't able to continue to put coats on night after night, and my nails actually seemed to suffer from not having the usual 4-5 coats as with a regular mani. So I don't think I'll be trying that again!
Here is the mani I decided on:
For this, I used Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear-Golden-I. I then used striping tape for the somewhat crisp lines, and then went over Golden-I with Sally Hansen Insta-Dri-Peachy Breeze. Peachy Breeze was really thick, and the brush is so weirdly shaped. I know a lot of people like the shaped brushes, but I just have a hard time with them! And quick drying polishes aren't very forgiving. Thankfully, a good thick topcoat can cover a multitude of errors!! I then used Seche Vite top coat, and then another topcoat of Out the Door's Northern Lights in Silver. This was my first try with striping tape, so I don't think I did too badly, but practice will hopefully make better, if not perfect!
Here is what I did for my toes, which, I won't show you my whole foot, just my big toes! I used ELF nail polish in Mint Cream. I then stuck on decals as you can see. Everything got a nice coat of Out the Door's Northern Lights in Silver. I just love that sparkle!
That one toenail is just such a weird darn shape!! Lol, but I guess most toes aren't exactly pretty, so what do I care?
Thanks for reading!
**All polishes used in this post were purchased by me.**