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Polished Looks

I never used to be a nail polish girl. But then I started painting my nails a couple of summers ago and feel naked without some color!!!
Sporty Sister and I have a ton of nail polishes between the two of us. I always try to “branch out” and experiment with different colors or styles of nail polish. But, without fail, I end up using the same colors over and over again!!! (I love the way pastel colors look on nails… but I hate how “goopy” the texture of the liquid is! Pastel colors always take forever to dry, I end up smudging it after thirty minutes, AND I think the colors peel off too soon.)
Pinks and reds tend to be my go-to! Girly and practical. (If you can call nail polish practical…)
I’m not too big of a brand nail polish person. As in, I use all kinds of brands. I generally end up using OPI, Essie, or Julep though since they’re the most available and I know I’ll like the quality. 
My favorites right now are:
Essie Plaza Sweet
What are your “can’t live without” nail colors?
xoxo
PS How often do you paint your nails?

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24 Comments

Meera

These shades of nail polish are absolutely gorgeous! The Essie colors are definitely my favorite – they are so bright and beautiful!

xoxo
Meera

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elizabeth

I'm with you — almost feel naked without color on my nails!

Current favorites:
Haute as Hello (Essie)
Tart Deco (Essie)
Samoan Sand (OPI)
French Affair (Essie)
To Buy or Not to Buy (Essie)

All-time favorites:
Cajun Shrimp (OPI)
Mademoiselle (Essie)
Pink-a-boo (Essie)
Pinking of You (OPI)

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Kathryn

I usually paint my nails about once a week when I'm keeping polish on them. My all time favorites are OPI Big Apple Red and A Oui Bit of Red; one of my summer favorites this year has been Hot 'n' Spicy πŸ™‚

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South Carolina Belle

Elephantastic Pink is my all time favorite color! The ones I have been loving this summer are:
Essie Marshmellow
Essie Tart Deco
Butter London Trout Pout
Essie Status Symbol
OPI Modern Girl
Essie Hi Maintenance
Essie Chubby Cheeks

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Brittany

I paint my nails once every two weeks and I can't live without Pink-ing About You by OPI and Primose Hill Picnic by Butter London

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Mia

I don't paint my nails that often because I am clumsy and it chips so quickly, but I have been loving China Glaze's Re-Fresh Mint lately! Such a wonderful summer color πŸ™‚

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Lexilooo

I've been really into painting my nails lately! One of my favorite basics is Tea and Crumpets, which is a great neutral brown, and the name of my blog! Perfection!

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Caity

I don't have specific "Can't live without" nail colors, but what I truly love is nail art. This month I did American flags for Independence day and French flags for Bastille day!

By the way, you're fabulous blog inspired me to make one of my own!
http://the-uni-verse.blogspot.com/

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Classic Loving

My nails are almost always painted and during the school year, I paint them every 3 days to release stress. My go-to brand is Zoya- I hate it that I'm a "brand person" but I just love Zoya too much πŸ™‚ I like Zoya Maya or Zoya Wednesday! Or any colour from Zoya (Riley, Rihana, etc. etc.)

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Devon Shea

We seriously must be having the same brain waves post-wise between this and Moonrise Kingdom, but I'm absolutely LOVING dark colors for the fall. I just did a post about it, I would love it if you checked it out! I prefer darker polishes, but I have to say I'm loving those Juleps!!!

– Devon

http://retrouvaillesblog.blogspot.com/

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Valerie

I've been wearing OPI's Cajun Shrimp on my toes for years and years and like Essie's Ballet Slippers on my fingernails.
This summer I tried to step out of my box and bought Essie's Geranium and A Splash of Grenadine (on my toes now). I like it!

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Julia D.

I actually don't paint my nails…yet. I really like the idea of colour on my nails, but I feel like no one polish will match with everything I wear for the duration of the time it stays. That has always stopped me from wearing it, and the time factor of having to do/redo it. Maybe I'll have to give it another try.

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