Middle Aged Beauty Queen

July 4th Easy Mani

Posted on: July 4, 2013

Here’s an easy 4th of July manicure I did. I used mostly navy blue with 2 red accent fingers, ring finger on my left hand and pointer finger on my right. Then I used a top coat of the P2 sand style polish sent to me by my friend Carla. I think it turned out okay. Let me know what you think!

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Laura Mercier Red Moderne, essence rock rebel and P2 Illegal sand style are the 3 polishes I used for this festive manicure. Since I will be working most of today I didn’t have time to add any white as originally intended.

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I think it turned out okay. The essence rock rebel was a dream to work with. The formula was perfect, not too thick and not too thin. I had full coverage with 1 coat, although I did add another coat, plus a quick dry top coat from butter London . I give the essence 5/5 stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Laura Mercier Red Moderne was a different story. The formula is thin and after 3 coats, VNL still present, no beuno! Luckily I had the P2 sand style to cover up the LM Red Moderne. I just got this LM polish from Hautelook. I got this red one and very deep brown for a total of $18.50. Not a bad deal for LM polish. The other color I got from Hautelook is a deep brown with a nice thick formula. I tried it in a couple of nails and it is stunningly beautiful, it’s called Noir Glacé Because of the Noir Glacé being so great, I am giving the Laura Mercier polish 3/5 stars 🌟🌟🌟

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I like this quick and easy 4th of July manicure. It has been so hot here but also it has been humid. We usually don’t have this kind of humidity and it has been troublesome trying to get my polish to dry properly. My solution has been to use a fan about 5 feet away and that has helped a lot.

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My beautiful Mom is doing so well, she could possibly come home Friday. I especially want to thank all of you who sent well wishes while she was so sick. It meant more to me than you’ll ever know. I cannot even begin to outline all the health problems my poor little Mom has gone through in the last 20 years. A lesser woman would have given up (me, for one) but she is the strongest woman I know, she Always fights her way out of these problems. She has been in the ICU for a couple of weeks now, and she looks so frail, old and little. But now they have removed all the respirators, she is breathing on her own. They have removed the tube from her throat and it took her a couple of days to be able to talk but her nurse told me she had them all cracking up and has been talking up a storm. She has been able to sit up on the edge of the bed and today they will try to stand her up. Her legs have been bad since her stroke 4 years ago and they are especially weak after being in bed this long. I don’t have to be to work until 4:30 today so I’m going to try to stop in to see her before I go.
The weather has cooled significantly, it is now 84, all week it has been 105 to 108 one day.

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Morel Mushroom before the heat, mushrooms were all over in the woods about a half hour away. My friend found a bunch and he freeze dries them so he can use them all year long.. I don’t care for mushrooms but I do like getting in the woods looking for them.

🇺🇸Happy 4th of July to everyone! I hope you all have a great day and can be with the ones you love!🗽 🌃

💅 As always, thanks for stopping by.

3 Responses to "July 4th Easy Mani"

Happy July 4th Judi.That is a great colour combo for the day.I’m so glad your Mom is on the road to recovery.Linda xo

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Thanks Linda,I appreciate your kind words, always. Xoxo

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All the best for your mum and beautiful picture of hers. Glad to hear that she is doing well, I’ll keep my fingers crossed that she’ll be home again soon!
The mani is great – it’s a shame that Rock Rebel has been discontinued ages ago. Nevertheless I am happy to hear that it’s still working flawlessly.
Carla
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