Category Archives: 21 Day Nail Challenge

Day 21: Valentine’s Day

Perhaps this is cheating. It’s not a new color, it’s a combination of Dutch Tulips and Passing By Pink. But I’m counting it. My nails are tired of new colors. So I did the challenge, although my 21 days were … Continue reading

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Day 20: Orange Jolt

Why do I hold on to things that I hate? Seriously? I bought this nail polish years ago. It’s a sheer orange, and it looks ghastly on my nails no matter how many coats I use. So why do I … Continue reading

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Day 19: Innocent Violet

This was another L’Oreal Quick-Dry, gift from my unusually fashion-savvy brother Shawn. I’ve realized that much of my life is quick-something. I speed read, I unthaw frozen Trader Joe’s meals for lunch, and I walk faster than some people jog. … Continue reading

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Day 18: Sellout

I couldn’t get this bottle open. I tried all the usual tricks: running a Q-Tip soaked with nail polish remover around the rim of the cap, warming up the bottle, wrapping rubber bands around the lid and the bottle for … Continue reading

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Day 17: Sinful

How can you go wrong with a deep, shiny red called “Sinful?” In case you need a refresher, the seven deadly sins are: Wrath – My students fear this. I rarely get angry, but when I do I mean business. … Continue reading

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Day 16: Season’s Gray-tings

This is Nicole by OPI. I picked it up at some after Christmas sale. At first glance it looks like a shiny grey, but when you look close it’s made up of fine, multicolored glitter, like confetti. I sort of … Continue reading

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Day 15: Dutch Tulips

My roommate Heather gave me this bright pinky red. Poor Heather. We shared a room in undergrad. Although I come across as a plucky, perky dame, catch me in the wee hours of morning and I am one grumpy little … Continue reading

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