Thursday, August 2, 2012

hey mom, quit copying me!

Good morning everyone! I've got a fun post coming your way today.

Some of you may know that I've somehow wound up with two moms in my life - my real mom and my internet mom. You would think that no sane person would willingly think of me as their child without having birthed me but hey, I guess I am that charming.

This lovely (and insane) woman that I am referring to is Laurie from Dressed Up Digits. She and I met ages ago when my blog was just starting and she was totally a fangirl and she stroked my big ego. Somehow we wound up becoming very good friends and here we are! She started her own blog and now she's got a big ego of her own because I am a fan of hers too!
(The best thing about an internet mom? She can give good advice but she can't make you clean your room.)

A few weeks ago I showed Laurie a cool mani I had done and she loved it, and decided to do it too! So now I'm posting it today, and so is she.


Tada! A fancy, vampy tape mani featuring OPI - Lincoln Park After Dark Suede.


Some of these photos show topcoat over the whole nail and some don't. I liked it both ways.


I freakin' love the OPI Suede polishes and I've just finished rounding up all 7 of them! Yay!
(That being said... I've only got 2 of the OPI Matte ones... Hmmmmm....)


Here's OPI - Lincoln Park After Dark Suede on its own. 2 coats of glorious, suede-y goodness.
I love that you can apply these polishes super fast and be out the door right away because they take about 10 seconds to dry. It's awesome. I always use them when I am in a pinch.


Some of my friends thought that this mani looked like dragon's eyes or something, but I don't see it. It's triangles. Triangles! I don't want dragon-eye-nails! Heh.


Now everyone go check out Laurie's post!
Who do you think rocked the mani better? Me? I thought so! ;)

27 comments:

  1. oh i just love that polish, i only have opi ink suede.. :( they are so hard to find here so should buy them from the internet

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  2. I love Opi suede, I have got two - We'll Always Have Paris and You Don't Know Jacques Suede. Lincoln park... looks so nice

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  3. really sexy look! ans i love that you call her your internet mom :)

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  4. I might have to go get those suede... My JCPenney still has them

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  5. so, so, so pretty!!!

    And now that you mention it they totally remind me of dragons eyes, but only because of the tattoo my ex bf has of a dragon that has a purple eye :)

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  6. Really cute story! I love the suede polishes too! This mani looks great!

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  7. Wow love that! Definitely stealing it sometime haha! I can see why she copied! :)
    xx

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  8. This is seriously gorgeous. I NEED (yes, NEED) that OPI polish.

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  9. Sometimes and only sometimes internet daughters do know best!!!!

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  10. So pretty! :)
    I'm so jealous that you have an "internet mum"! Actually, I sort of do too :) Even though she's only 10 years older than me. x)

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  11. The suede finish is matte-ish, no? I've always wondered what the suede polishes look like with a glossy top coat.

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  12. Very vampy! I kind of want to grab some of this polish now!

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  13. It's gorgeous, I don't have any of the OPI suedes (no stockist near me - probably a good thing). Really nice!

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  14. Have I been under a rock? How did I miss the Suedes? Where do you get them?

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  15. According to my friend Google I missed the suede collection because it was 3 years ago. I wasn't really into polish at that time. :)

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  16. Fantastic nail art! My compliments! <3
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  17. I really love this! I wish my hands were steady when it came to painting my nails. Are the suede hard to mess up on?

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