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Matte Polka Dot Mani

Tonight was yet another first for me: first attempt at a full nail dot pattern with dotting tools and first time ever wearing brown polish!  I picked a good brown to start with, it's a gorgeous chocolate - Savvy Chocolate - colour with a strong copper shimmer.  Application was nice; what you see here is two coats.  Inspired  by a post I saw the other day (if you happen to have seen it, please let me know and I'll link!) I added a series of dots in matte top coat.  It turned out so well! The dots add so much texture and makes a great combination with the shimmer peaking through underneath.  

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  1. This is very lovely!! I really like that Savvy polish! :D

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  2. I better grab one of these while they are $1.99! Great color!

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  3. Ooh, interesting idea. Love the texture!

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