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Patriotic Nails: the Red, the White, and the Matte?

4 July 2012 No Comment Disclosure

Before heading out the door to Independence Day celebrations I looked down at my nails and noticed they needed a fresh coat of paint. Since it is the Fourth of July I thought I would paint them in a patriotic theme. I quickly rummaged through my nail care box looking for any polish that resembled red, white, and blue….



I knew I wanted to paint my nails all the same except for my ring finger which I usually paint a different color. Since we are going with a red, white, and blue theme I decided to use the Sally Hansen Gem Crush 02 Cha-Ching as my “red & white” sealed with Sally Hansen Diamond Flash top coat (love this stuff).

For the blue, accent nail since I didn’t have a dark blue nail color I had to use what I had so, I painted one coat of NYC 133 Purple Pizzazz Frost then a second coat of NYC 140 Empire State Blue. I repeated another coat of NYC 133 before applying the Sally Hansen Diamond Flash Top Coat. To make the accent nail a bit different from the other nails (since they are definitely shiny enough with all the glitter) I decided to make this nail matte. To do this I applied a coat of NYC Matte mattifying top coat.

Here is the finished result….


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Do you like to paint your nails for the holidays?


Disclosure: this is not a sponsored post. I did however receive a product sample of the Sally Hansen products a while back for Mother’s Day.




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