Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Twinsie Tuesday- Fandom


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Happy Twinsie Tuesday Polished Babes!! Today the Twinsies bring you fandom manicures. Umm...so, I'll just assume you're like me and have absolutely no idea what that means. After asking my sister Twinsies, they told me that it is basically a television show, movie series, books, or things of that nature that you absolutely LOVE. You know how it is when you see the Harry Potter and Dr. Who fans? Well...that. Anyway, I am not a big "fandom" person, but I absolutely LOVE the show Scandal, which starts my girl Kerry Washington.  My manicure was created based on a dress worn by the lovely Olivia Pope in one of the episodes. Here's a pic...
Picture retrieved from Google images
I started off the mani using two coats of Zoya Willa, an "onyx black creme" from the Wishes Winter 2014 Collection. This baby was super pigmented and needed only one coat to become completely opaque. As always, I still used two. LOL! I used Willa on my pinky and index fingers and added topcoat (KBShimmer Clearly on Top). For the ring and middle finger accents nails, I used two coats of Polish My Life's Nude Lace (a nude creme). As always with her polishes, the formula was excellent. For the lace part of Olivia's dress, I added a small section of a lace water decal from the Born Pretty Store.
Zoya Willa

After placing the lace water decal on the nails, I gently wiped away the excess water and applied topcoat. Again, I used KBShimmer Clearly on Top. I think this mani represents the simple sophistication of the dress shown above. What do you think?
Polish My Life Nude Lace

Lastly, I'd like to welcome our newest Twinsie to the group! Please make sure you stop by Kristene's blog at Pink & Polished Nails to check out her manicure and welcome her to the group! As always, stop by the other Twinsies blogs to see their fancied manicures. Have a good one!

Alaina at The Little Canvas
Amanda at Amandalandish
Amanda at Fashion Footing
Amber at Nails Like Lace
Bridget at A Painted Nail
Chelsea at Nailed Blog
Jessica at Blue Velvet Lacquer
Kristine at Pink & Polished Nails
Lakeisha at Refined and Polished
Marisa at Polish Obsession
Róisín at Cuti-CLUE-les
Savannah at Addicted to Polish



17 comments:

  1. I LOVE your inspiration! I wish I would have thought of that because there are millions of dresses that I love that I have seen on the show Revenge. Gorgeous manicure.

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  2. love your inspiration. I must catch up on Scandal!

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  3. PolishedtoPrecisionJanuary 20, 2015 at 7:55 PM

    Thanks so much Alaina!!

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  4. PolishedtoPrecisionJanuary 20, 2015 at 7:55 PM

    Thanks ChiChi! I still need to watch the season finale! LOL!

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  5. Olivia always looks fabulous. I haven't watched in a while. I need to get caught up!

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  6. Lovely inspiration for the nails! That dress is gorgeous.

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  7. So perfect! I can't wait for Scandal to come back!!

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  8. PolishedtoPrecisionJanuary 20, 2015 at 11:40 PM

    Yes! She has such amazing style on the show and in real life!! I'm all caught up, except for the season finale.

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  9. PolishedtoPrecisionJanuary 20, 2015 at 11:41 PM

    Thanks hun!!

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  10. PolishedtoPrecisionJanuary 20, 2015 at 11:41 PM

    Thank you! Isn't it? I just love her style!

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  11. PolishedtoPrecisionJanuary 20, 2015 at 11:41 PM

    Thank you! I am so ready as well!

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  12. Oh my gosh I LOVE this!! Just perfect!!

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  13. love that dress and the mani is killer! i have been wanting to watch Scandal!

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  14. Beautiful! You captured the look of her dress perfectly! My mom likes Scandal but I've never watched it. I've been meaning to check it out on Netflix, since I hear so many people talk about it.

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