Saturday, 4 August 2012

NOTD- starting again

Hi everyone, 
I get many compliments about my nails in my NOTD posts, but most of the time I use fake nails to get a nicer effect. I don't even wear the fake nails to be honest, it is purely for my blog and to please your eyesight :) and mine obviously. I don't want to damage my nails with strong nail glue, so I use eyelash glue instead and it keeps the fake nails in place for a couple of minutes, it is enough for me to take the pictures and when I am done I just peel them off. I know... it sounds crazy :)
I recently filed my nails down to nothing, because I want them to become stronger, so here they are... my tiny, short nails with a glittery manicure. I used 2 nail polishes from the OPI NYC Ballet Collection: Don't Touch My Tutu and Pirouette My Whistle.  I am also using OPI nail Envy every day to make my nails stronger.

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  1. so pretty! you have such nice nails they look fine short :) xo

  2. I don't feel so alone any more! All these beautiful bloggers with their lovely nails, whereas mine are so short! They're much shorter than yours Sandra.

    I've recently started growing mine again, about four days ago. The slightest bit of stress and I chew mine, I'm awful but I don't realise I do it half the time.

    I love the colours you have put on :)

    Amy xx

  3. Your nails look healthy and in good condition anyway, its nice to start a fresh sometimes with nice short nails :) I've recently started growing my own nails again after using nail extensions for a good few months my nails were in pretty bad condition!

    I understand why you use false nails for blog posts/swatches etc. I think you get a better idea of the colour/effect of the polish when there's more nail "on show" so to speak.

    Anyway, cute nails Sandra, love the OPI Ballet collection! :)

    Laura xx

  4. your nails dont look too bad here :) and i am sure that with the help of the OPI nail envy, they will be back to great form in no time :) I really like nudey/sparkly colours on the nails. Its really fresh and clean hehe :) I'm trying to grow my nails out a little bit longer too and i found that the rimmel stronger nails polish helps strengthen my nails~ Thanks for sharing xoxo

  5. That combination looks lovely! I just started this process too so my nails are stronger. Cannot wait until they're longer! xo

  6. You have quite pretty nails yourself. I like short nails more. They look classy. :)

  7. Your nails are fine! Mine on the otherhand are short and brittle haha, always feel self conscious doing notd posts! Very pretty glitter combinations! xx

  8. This is sooo pretty, i am absolutely loving nail polish with an overlay of glittery nail polish lately and especially for summer.
    Thank you for the follow of Twitter :) following you back!
    I'm your newest follower on her :) hope you'll stop by and check out my blog too :D


  9. I love this look, its so pretty and girly.

  10. Love your nails :) these are perfect for summer.

    Jo. x

  11. It'll all be worth it in the end :) xo P.s. what a clever idea to use eye-lash glue for temporary falsies! xo

  12. The combination of the two is so cute! I love it. Personally I don't really paint my nails too often. Maybe when I finish school and I'm not constantly doing things that cause the polish to chip!

  13. Your nails look so pretty with these colours on!!! I use nail envy all the time, it really works hun :)) I started using it after I had acrylics for a while to get my nails back to health.

    I think your nails look fab short any way, so neat :))

    Have a fab day

    Maria xxxxx

  14. Love this color! I don't use nail polishes much because I usually go to the nail salon and get the gel-nails done, but reading your posts about nail polishes always makes me want to get some good nail polishes!

  15. You really don't have to use fake nails for photos. Your short nails are perfect!

    Sandra from The Puzzle of Sandra's Life


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