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Golden Manicure

by Lindsay on October 17, 2013

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Golden Manicure // Belle Belle Beauty

Last night was a manicure night that is not to be forgotten. I wanted to try out a chocolate brown from seasons past, Laura Mercier Cocoa Suede, and layer what I thought was a gold glitter over it. Well, I was in for a surprise. First, a note on the chocolate brown – I was worried this could look dull and dirty. But I actually found it to be a perfect fall neutral. It is technically limited edition (I believe from last fall), but it is still in stock here.

Then the magic happened. I opened nails inc. Galaxy in Knightsbridge Road and was met with an opaque golden with dimension galore. This full-coverage polish had 3-D effect pearl with foil and small colored glitter. This is the first “glitter” polish that I’ve found with such an opaque finish. On my right hand, I used a lighter touch and the Laura Mercier Cocoa Suede shows through slightly, if you prefer a less brilliant look.

Which do you prefer? The plain chocolate brown or the golden manicure?

Laura Mercier Cocoa Suede // Belle Belle Beauty

Also, Dallas folks, my favorite skin care guru will be at Nieman Marcus Northpark. Kate Somerville will be doing a private master class and meet & greet on Saturday November 2nd. Call to make an appointment today! I wish I could be there!

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And don’t forget, we are in the final hours of Shopbop’s Friends and Family sale! Use code INTHEFAMIL25 for 25% off site-wide.

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