Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Twinsie Tuesday: What's Your Sign?


Twinsie Tuesday and Day 3 of Black and White Week.  Instead of posting twice today, I thought I'd try to kill two birds with one stone.

Today's TT is pretty cool: What's Your Sign?  As June baby, I am a proud and crazy Gemini.  While I'm not an adherent by any means to astrology, I like that my star sign is that of twins, a duality of personalities...or as my family puts it, crazy.

To represent the opposing twin nature, I chose to layer Maybelline Clearly Spotted over my new favorite nude creme, Sally Hansen Stocking Nude from the Rodarte designer collaboration collection.  When I saw Iris from Polish Amor create a similar mani on Instagram, I knew I had to try my own version (the colors are identical, we just used different polishes to achieve the same effect).  I thought the black and white matte glitter look over the nude base would be a good, albeit abstract, representation of the yin and yang in the Gemini nature.


Let me just say that I looooved this mani and was so sad to have to take it off at the end of two days.  Iris really came up with a clever layering combo that I'm so happy I was able to recreate.

Want to know my other Twinsies' star signs?  Make sure to click their links below!



Amanda at Amandalandish
Chelsea at Nailed Blog
Cordia at Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth at Did My Nails
Kelly at Tuxarina
Lakeisha at Refined and Polished
Marisa at Polish Obsession
Meredith at Polish and Charms
Rachel at Top Coat It
Róisín at Cuti-CLUE-les
Traci at DrinkCitra




    

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31 comments :

  1. Haha duality, or as your fam calls it - crazy! Lol theyre so lucky to see our true sides. I'm a cancer and my fam will confirm that cancers are crabby!

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  2. Love this! I don't think I've seen this combo before, but it is pretty cool.

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  3. It's funny the traits that do ring true with the horoscope, although I still just think it's nonsense that just colors our personality.

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  4. I was also surprised at how much I liked this. It's so simple in theory but I don't think I'd every think to layer black and white over nude.

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  5. that is so pretty! Seriously black and white glitter was made for a nude base. Perfect combo!

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  6. I agree! It's so subtle but perfect!

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  7. This is a great combo! I love it!

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  8. LOVING the combo! Subtle and appealing!

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  9. I love this layering (sorta reminds me of ice cream...everything comes back to food with me ;) I love Geminis...one of my sons is one and so is my Dad!

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  10. Lol @ the food! And yup, Geminis are good people!

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  11. Love this mani! It makes me think of cookies and cream.

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  12. Oh, I just love this! Gorgeous pairing, and I'm still crazy about this nude on you. And black and white glitter is always a yay! ;)

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  13. That is gorgeous and I already have spotted. I must go find Stocking Nude before it's gone.

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  14. Love this! You can never go wrong with black and white glitter, and it's a great way to represent us crazy Geminis. ;)

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  15. Lol! Now I want ice cream too.

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  16. I love this look. Clearly Spotted has become one of my favorite additions to my nail stash. It really gives your nails a touch of 'wow.'

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  17. great combo! Now I want to try black and white over a nude.

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  18. I'm head over heels about this nude too!

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  19. Lol! Yes, Geminis are definitely the most crazy of the astrological world.

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  20. This combination is gorgeous!

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  21. These are definitely GORGEOUS together! I love this combo!!

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