opi manicure

Week 8: Dots!


This week I made my own dotted nail decals and used those to easily and quickly give my nails some dots!


Materials used:

OPI Nail Lacquer in shade Alpine Snow

Essie Nail Lacquer in Shades a list & Muchi Muchi 

China Glaze Nail Lacquer in shade Reggae to Riches

L.A. Colours Color Craze Gel nail polish in shade Daring


Join the challenge with #52weeksofnailart! Submit your nail art for a chance to be featured on Thursdays! Weekly Theme to be posted tomorrow! See you then!

Today’s nail art challenge: wedding cake. Good thing I’m familiar with the style because I used to watch so many episodes of Ace of Cakes and Cake Boss!

Julep- Bunny
Sephora by OPI- Charge It!
Sephora by OPI- Matte Top Coat
Born Pretty- BPL-027 plate
Striping tape
Pearl Rhinestones


OPIx Alice Through The Looking Glass the entire collection, all are found on my Instagram: samnailedit

Starting from the top: Having A Big Head Day(red), Mad For Madness Sake(hot fuchsia pink), What’s The Hatter With You(deep plum burgundy), Fearlessly Alice(electric lagoon blue), I’m Gown For Anything(lilac) , The I’s Have It(powder blue), A Mirror Escape(gold), Oh My Majesty! (pearl) @opi-products

😍 omg these are gorgeous!! submitted by stayg0ldenxx

This is the longest and healthiest my nails have been in my entire life, and I owe it to these products.

My nails have always been weak from being a nail biter (I have occasional relapses still) and have been peeling and splitting. I read this could be due to dryness, so I started religiously moisturizing my cuticles AND nails with Julep’s Mighty Serum before each manicure. This product alone is magical. Immediately better appearing cuticles with no greasiness and no need to even massage it in.

And once I found the Sensitive and Peeling formula of Nail Envy? Amazing! No peeling, no breaks, no splits. My nails have been bent and scraped (I’m a pediatric burn ICU nurse, so I’m tough on my hands) and the formula just keeps them so flexible and strong. The Original OPI Nail Envy never did anything for my nails, even made them worse. But this version, with vitamin E and jojoba oil, is perfect.

I’ve been loving how my natural nails look so much, I’ve been painting them less frequently and usually just have the Nail Envy on, but sometimes I prefer the natural look and add Essie Matte About You.