So much to do, so little time! I am taking time, however, to show you my last mani for the 12 Days of Christmas challenge. I did this as a Christmas present for my sister-in-law. She is very hard on her hands, so I wanted to pamper her. She was so happy with the outcome and I was happy that she was happy. Plus I liked it too!
S-I-L wanted her nails so that she could admire them, therefore the orientation is different than I normally do.
I started with two coats of LVX Celeste, a beautiful pale blue creme. I have said it before and I will say it again, LVX knows how to produce an excellent creme. I sponged the base with Konad Special White. Big mistake! When we were at the State Fair the Konad Rep did a sponged gradient with their stamping polishes on Bria and I had left my white polish on my mani desk, so I figured why not. This polish sponged well and dried quickly, but cleaning it up from the cuticles was a b***h! I normally would use straight acetone for stubborn polish, but S-I-L's skin was so dry, I didn't want to dry it out more.
Next I stamped with BM-407 and China Glaze Strap on Your Moon Boots. Then I stamped the thumb with BM-014 and Strap On Your Moon Boots.
Finally I added one coat of Essie Carnival, a holographic glitter, and top coat. I love how Carnival makes it seem like it is snowing. So purdy! Check out the other freestyle Christmas designs.