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Minimalist Carmen Miranda Nails!

I don't have quite the same volume of time free to do my nails I used to, because I now have to commute 20 whole minutes to get to work and I keep falling asleep at crazy early times.  This usually results in me slapping on the nearest polish I can get away with two coats of and then accenting with as many charms I fancy at the time.  Charms are the best for making your nails fancy with no effort what-so-ever.  Yesterday I felt like wearing smiley-face charms with pineapples on top.  It took stablenails on Instagram pointing it out that I'd inadvertently created minimalist Carmen Miranda nails.  THIS PLEASES ME, THANK YOU STABLENAILS. 

To start, I applied three coats of Sephora Formula X Equinox, a really pretty foily purple duochrome polish.  I know I said two but this really does look better with three.  After sealing said coats off with Seche Vite, I used nail glue to apply my Sparkly Shop Smiley Face and Pineapple charms.   I love these charms so much, like, LOOK AT THEM.  Especially the pineapples. They're small and flat so they even stay on well, if you're not the type for giant King Cobras.  I wear those cobras so much, they make me feel badass.  Anyway, minimalist Carmen Miranda nails!  Woo!






The Verdict:  Sure, I'm biased with these charms cos I chose them in the first place but LOOK AT THEM.  I can't believe I didn't notice what the combo looked like too.  Woo for crazy charms!

DON'T FORGET, IF YOU WANT 15% OFF AT THE SPARKLY SHOP, USE THE CODE BLOGGYPANTS.  I WANT EVERYONE TO HAVE CHARMS AND SPARKLIES.  Totally not for money, I swear.

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