Nail Organization – New Buys & Old Goodbyes

The other day I decided to organize my nail polish and nail supplies and decided to photo-document it. I actually decided to do this because that same day I used an ulta coupon and bought two new nail polishes that I’ve just been wanting for so long now (ok just a month or so.)

They’re the Nicki Minaj OPI polishes in Pink Friday and Metallic for life.
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I’ve been looking at swatches of them for so long I finally decided to get them. I really needed a baby pink shade because I have a few but they’re streaky and my nails are not smooth so the streaks are even worse even with a base under. And I couldn’t resist how glitter packed Metallic for life was but you need 3 coats to get it dense enough to look like it does in swatches.
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And Here’s a swatch on my nail wheel.
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That’s 2 coats of pink friday and 3 coats of Metallic for life.

So I basically took out all my nail stuff and laid it out on the floor to figure out how I was going to reorganize it.
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And then I went through and started separating polishes by brand and throwing out colors that are dried or I don’t use or don’t plan on using anymore. Here’s my trash pile.
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As you can see my only other baby pink polish from NYC broke in the process. Good riddance.

I’ve also recently decided that I would start collecting OPI’s now until I realized I already have a few.
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On the far right is a really pretty dark purle magenta glittery shade and it’s so great that I found this because I was going to buy the same sort of shade from the Nicki Minaj line even though it was a crackle.
I got distracted while I put these polishes on a nail wheel.
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I finally decided that I would put my favorite polishes and nail supplies in my huge silver Caboodles train case since I don’t ever really use it.
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On the left top tier I have nail brushes, dotting tools, and other nail tools. The tier below that I have my jewels and flower deco pieces. On the right top tier I have all the files, and cuticle creams. The tier below that I have my pearls and stamping supplies. Then all my favorite polishes are in the very bottom including my polish remover and cotton rounds. Then I just set my mini beads on top of the whole thing.

I put all my mini drawing polishes in my old brush holder from Ikea.
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And the rest of my polishes in this old box.
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These are more seasonal colors and colors I don’t use too often or I only use for specific designs.

And there you go! That’s my polish organization for a while. I am thinking of moving the stuff into the pink train case though because I might someday need my silver case for on the go but the pink is a little small. I don’t know I’ll have to figure it out.


[ ♡ ] Nails 12/4/10

I did my nails today using my new OPI polish in chocolate moose.


♡ PaNhia