Mani Monday – stripes to dots

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The colours of today’s mani were inspired by this striped paper. I finally had time to sit and do my nails without being rushed to go somewhere and wished I had a nail art brush so that I could have tried to paint stripes on my nails. I probably could have used some tape but didn’t think of that at the time. Instead I tried out this Essence nail art tool I’ve had for ages and have never even tried out. I didn’t realise how easy it is to put dots on your nails! I can’t believe it has taken me this long to use the tool. My biggest problem is I never have enough time to sit and try new things with my nails. I can’t wait to try it out some more and do patterns on my nails next time. I also felt like some glitter so 2 nails on my right hand have glitter on them.

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Today I used:

Michelle Ori Nail Treatment

Essie Mint Candy Apple

Mavala Slick Opal

Mavala Frozen Berry

Essence Space Queen

OPI Start to Finish Base & Top Coat

Nails in desperate need of a good treatment?

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I’ve been battling with my nails for  a while now. They are weak and have been splitting quite badly. My mom has been using Michelle Ori nail polishes for ages and loves them and when we were in Dischem looking at the polishes we saw this treatment. She bought it for me to see if that would help  my nails. I’ve been using it for a while now and am extremely happy with the results! It does harden my nails and they don’t seem to be splitting as much anymore. I put it on under my enamel and have found that my enamel even lasts a day or two longer without chipping.