Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Twinsie Tuesday: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

As the month of January brings cervical cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options, and resources that offer updated cervical cancer information throughout the year.

Each year in the United States, more than 11,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and approximately 4,000 die of the disease. While certain types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) are linked to cervical cancer, vaccines such as Gardasil® and Cervarix™ are designed to prevent infection with high-risk types of HPV and have the potential to greatly reduce the occurrence of cervical cancer.
For more information on cervical cancer, its treatment, and support, please visit Cancer Connect by clicking here.

In order to bring more awareness to this devastating disease affecting women, my Twinsies and I will be posting manicures today in Teal and White, the colors designated for the disease awareness.

For my manicure, I used Nicole by OPI Khloe Had a Little Lam-Lam (thanks, Chelsea!) and Shimmer Polish Cassandra for a little sponging glitter.  

The NOPI applied ridiculously well and covered evenly in two glossy coats.  For my second published attempt at sponging, I have to say I surprised myself: I actually like this!  Woo hoo me.

For other cervical cancer awareness manis, please check out my Twinsies' posts by clicking the links below.

Amanda at Amandalandish
Ashley at Art Evolve
Chelsea at Nailed Blog
Cordia at Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth at Did My Nails
Jamie at Polish, Please!
Katherine at Haul of Fame

Product(s) in this post were provided for my honest, unbiased review.  Please see my 
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  1. I just love the look of the glitter on the bottom/cuticle end of the nail like this! You've inspired me- I must try this soon! Beautiul <3

  2. Khloe had a little Lam-Lam is my most favorite NOPI EVER! Love what you did with the glitter here!

  3. This is such a gorgeous mani! Love the glitter accent and the base color is awesome!

  4. This is so pretty, Amanda! I've picked up Lam-Lam and put it back down again...what was I thinking?! It really is a beautiful shade. And yii, you used glitter! Voluntarily, even! They really do look fabulous together. ^_^

  5. Wow, I love the rich teal color of Lam-Lam! The glitter is awesome - something different for you! Haha!

  6. This is pretty! I love that NOPI!

  7. This is beautiful Amanda! You did a fantastic job with the sponge glitter, it's the perfect accent!

  8. So glad you used Khloe for this post! It really is a gorgeous teal and the glitter looks fabulous with it. Beautiful job! :)

  9. Me too! I think it's my favorite teal.

  10. Such a great post!! Love it!


  11. It's absolutely beautiful! I love your sponging!

  12. Khloe Had a Little Lam-Lam looks amazing on you! I love it with the glitter too :)

  13. Beautiful, Amanda! I love the glitter <3

  14. Awesome job with the sponging! Beautiful