Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Twinsie Tuesday- Grunge Nails

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Happy Twinsie Tuesday lovelies!! I'm going to dive right into today's post and begin with an admission. I cheated. I took the easy way out for this post and didn't even attempt to do actual "grunge nail art." A few weeks ago, I took the time to research the theme. I went to Pinterest and pinned multiple grunge manicures. I even went to the nail queen, Sarah of Chalkboard Nails' blog and watched her awesome tutorial. I did all of this with good intentions. Really. Sigh...but, after all of that preparation, I chickened out.. What can I say? It happened. I did it and I'm woman enough to admit it...

So where did my chickening out lead me? On a very good note, it allowed me to knock out a few untrieds! We all know that's a daunting task alone. The perfect polish came to mind for today's theme. Grunge by Cult Nails. Hehe....I told you I cheated! Grunge is described by the maker as "a military green creme." I used two coats of this baby and it was PERFECTION! The formula practically applied itself and I really could have gone with only one. I am so happy to have fallen in love with this brand, as they have not disappointed me yet.

So after finishing my "Grunge Nails" for today's theme, I felt a little guilty about my ridiculous lack of effort. I decided to spruce it up a bit and add a touch of grunge to Grunge. Get it? Sorry...I'm really corny at times! I pulled out another untried, Cult Nails Blaze, a gold and copper glitter topper. I added two coats over my ring finger. This is a super blingy polish with the perfect amount of glitters. It was really easy to apply.

My self-condemnation continued and forced my to paint half of my middle finger with Cult Nails Fetish, a wax finish black polish. I absolutely love this polish. It is the epitome of a sexy black. This is one black that I will NEVER be without. I added golden studs to separate Fetish and Grunge.

I must say I am really pleased with the outcome of this mani!! After beginning with a truly shameful and lazy mani, whose only relationship to the weekly theme was the name of the polish, I think I pulled it off! Haha! Sad...I know. Be sure to stay tuned because I am actually going to attempt an actual grunge mani really soon. I have heard that it's easier than it appears. Although that's no real comfort for me (since I am no real nail artist), I will give it a good try.

Let's see what the other Twinsies created for their Grunge Nails today. I'm sure they have some awesome looks! Click those links!

Alaina at The Little Canvas
Amanda at Amandalandish
Amber at Nails Like Lace
Chelsea at Nailed Blog
Elizabeth at Did My Nails
Kelly at Tuxarina
Lakeisha at Refined and Polished
Marisa at Polish Obsession
Rachel at Top Coat It
Róisín at Cuti-CLUE-les
Stephanie at A Little Polish
Traci at DrinkCitra


  1. How gorgeous is this!?? LOVE it!!

  2. These are really pretty! I love the studs!

  3. Peace, Love & PolishMarch 4, 2014 at 2:13 PM

    This is SO chic! It's like girly grunge :)

  4. Grunge is one of my favorite Cult shades. Perfect combo.

  5. Ahh, I LOVE this!! Everything about it :)

  6. Marisa (Polish Obsession)March 4, 2014 at 7:52 PM

    Grunge is gorgeous!!! Love the addition of the nail art.


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