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Nail Polish Swatches Corals and Oranges

My nail polish collection is large. Polishes kept in good condition (away from heat or light) can last a long time, longer than the two years many people quote. A good thinner (I use Seche Vite) can also revive them. I have tossed polishes when thinner cannot save them or they have obviously gone bad, but it is rare. When I started collecting polishes again, I tossed all polishes older than the summer of 2013. To avoid ordering duplicates, I created a spreadsheet. Swatching them with these spoons I purchased from Amazon will help me compare the colors, finishes, and overall quality. All polishes only have one coat, because I wanted to spot the difference between my sheer and opaque polishes. We’ve all seen polishes that look dark in the bottle only to need 3-4 coats for opaqueness. No polishes have base or top coats either, because that can change the way the polish looks.

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Valentine’s Day Nails 2015 Featuring Polish Julep Hartleigh

When it comes to creative ideas, I will never be of any help to anyone.  My artistic abilities are lacking and hover near nil.  Say hover near nil five times really fast!  Some Beautytalk readers may have already seen these, because I actually shared them there just before I intended on writing this article.  Well life and a million other things got in the way.  This is the look I came up with for my nails, which I painted on Valentine’s Day.

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