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  1. AprilBaby
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    by AprilBaby » Nov 15, 2013
    OPI. Meet Me At the Golden Gate

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  3. Smith1942
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    by Smith1942 » Nov 15, 2013
    Oooh, I like this question! The only two shades I had were a French manicure shade and a deep pink for my toes in summer (the two shades on the far left) so when fall came this year, I stocked up on a few moody, dusty pinks and browns. I haven't had a chance to really wear them yet. Here's my new nail polish library:

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  4. AprilBaby
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    by AprilBaby » Nov 15, 2013
    Has anyone tried the new "butter" polish? a bit pricey so I haven't tried it yet.
     
    


    


  5. Smith1942
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    by Smith1942 » Nov 15, 2013
    What's butter polish?
     
  6. baby monster
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    by baby monster » Nov 15, 2013
    AprilBaby, I haven't tried Butter. Usually stick with Opi and Essie polishes. The only expensive one I ever got was Chanel. It was really good but soo pricey.

    Smith1942, is the second from right Demure Vixen? It's a great neutral.
     
  7. Smith1942
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    by Smith1942 » Nov 15, 2013
    No, it's called Merino Cool!
     
  8. baby monster
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    by baby monster » Nov 15, 2013
    Ah, I like that color too. It's a nice greyish beige without shimmer. Good for sweater weather.
     
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    by baby monster » Nov 15, 2013
    I've been doing a lot of greys too - more interesting than regular neutrals.

    This is the polish I had on earlier this week. Essie Jamaica Me Crazy. Such a fun, festive color with lots of shimmer and bling.

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  11. Smith1942
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    by Smith1942 » Nov 15, 2013
    I tried on some greys and they didn't suit my skin tone. Made me look as if I'd bashed myself with a hammer!
     
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    by Amber St. Clare » Nov 16, 2013
    My photographer hs movrd int his own apartment so all I can say is: Revlon Valentine #730. A really deep re, almost but n quite oxblood.

    I'm loving everyone's pictures!
     
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    by ecf8503 » Nov 16, 2013
    OPI All I Want For Christmas (is OPI)

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    by VRBeauty » Nov 16, 2013
    Oooh - love that red!
     
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    by crj128 » Nov 16, 2013
    What a fun thread idea!
    Shellac asphalt... veryy dark charcoal, but not as back as it photographs!

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    by manderz » Nov 16, 2013
    No pics from me, but I'm wearing Nailene Sensationail's Little Gold Dress with a thin coat of Gelish's Little Miss Sparkle, which ends up being the perfect neutral khaki color with just a hint of glitter. Both are gel polish, which I am so in love with!!
     
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    by pandabee » Nov 17, 2013
    Butter London polishes are a little expensive, but they are SO worth it in my opinion. They apply like a dream, not a single one I have had is clumpy. They have pretty good wear time too (but I always finish my polishes with a quick dry top coat like Poshe or Seche Vite). They also have hilarious and cheeky polish names ;))
     
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    by ame » Nov 18, 2013
    I am SO not a nail person, I fail so hard at doing them. But I FELL IN LOVE with this shade when I saw it, it's from the Dior holiday collection, it's called MINUIT. I saw it originally on the beauty lookbook blog, and her hands are obviously way nicer looking than mine...

    I got it at Nordstrom and I think Sephora has it too.

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  19. baby monster
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    by baby monster » Nov 19, 2013
    Ame, love that dark purple.

    So I'm thinking about which color to do next. Given that it's Thanksgiving next week, should I go for something orangy or brownish? What color do you think of when you think of Thanksgiving? Any particular polish colors?
     
  20. Elliot86
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    by Elliot86 » Nov 19, 2013
    How about cranberry in honor of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner sauce?

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    by TC1987 » Nov 19, 2013
    a $1.00 bottle of a glitter red that I bought at Dollar General. Brand name is Broadway Nails, High Shine Nail polish. This stuff is amazing. I put 2 coats on and it wears like iron. I kid you not. The red base is similar in tone to that OPI All I Want For Christmas, and it has lots of glitter flakes. I threw away the plastic wrapper that evidently had the exact color name on it.

    I have much more expensive nail polishes, and my weekend job abrades them off. But not this $1.00 stuff with the glitter. I am going back to see what other colors I can get.
     
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    by decodelighted » Nov 19, 2013
    Pretty, everybody! Mine are bare right now but I've been obsessed with trying to recreate a pix I saw of a dark green w/matte finish. It was on someone with much darker skin than I so it might not work out the way I'd like but I've heard Butter makes a good matte finish layer. Has anyone tried it? Can't find a more generic one at my Target ...

    Now must start googling to see if I can find the image in question ...

    Recently I broke out the Stylenomics (charcoal grey I guess) ... and I have some kind of Avon Navy shade on my toes that I picked up for $1 at a flea market. Ha! Loving Navy this fall.



    ETA: This isn't the original image i saw but as close as I can find to my ideal: http://keep.com/jinsoon-nail-polish-by-lilly1891/k/oYeLOnABJX/
     
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    by baby monster » Nov 19, 2013
    Ohhh, great suggestion! Cranberry is an option too.
     
  24. lovebug1031
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    by lovebug1031 » Nov 19, 2013
    I just got a couple BL (Butter London) polishes! They are very nice! I subscribe to Julep (nail polish subscription box) so I have TONS of polish colors! I tend to change my polish every 3 or 4 days

    This is Color Club Top Shelf with Sephora Formula X in Hyperactive

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    by TravelingGal » Nov 19, 2013
    I actually disagree. They are not worth the extra money. The wear is no better than Opi or Essie, and apply the same. I also finish off with Seche Vite. But they do have fun colors - one of my fav neutrals is Yummy Mummy. However, they do tout it's 3 free.

    This one is Butter London Toff. I'm trying a gel topcoat to see if it does last longer, otherwise I would never have my nails done for a "regular" day. Manicures just don't last long on me.

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    by TravelingGal » Nov 19, 2013
    I recently read a review on the BL matte topcoat. I think the reviews were good, but the person got sick of it quickly - especially since the matte finish really highlighted anything that wasn't perfect with the manicure.
     
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    by pandabee » Nov 19, 2013
    Okay, I will amend my statement by saying that everyone's body chemistry is different so may react with different brands differently. For *me* I find that BL generally wears better than OPI or Essie. Zoya is also on the top of my list, while we're talking wear though!
     
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    by lovebug1031 » Nov 19, 2013
    agreed - BL and Zoya have the best wear time on me! I really want to try BL's new gel top coat!

    here's my newest! Butter London Chancer

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    by AprilBaby » Nov 20, 2013
    That Dior is gorgeous but the color would not work on me. The cranberry is awesome! I might have to get that!
     
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    by AprilBaby » Nov 20, 2013
    I'm loving the London Toff but again a color not good for me. :(
     

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