What Are You Wearing on Your Nails?

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nicole by OPI Mer Maid For Each Other Swatch

I’ve got Nicole by OPI Mer-Maid For Each Other ($7) on my paws.


It’s a new shade for fall; I painted it on late last night when I otherwise should have been sleeping…

(That’s one of the things insomnia is good for — late-night at-home manicures.)

So I’m really diggin’ this duo-chrome effect. One minute it’s teal, and the next it looks green!

Pretty cool. πŸ™‚

Nicole By OPI Mer-Maid For Each Other

I really wanted to show you what it looks like underwater, like when I’m washing my hands or doing the dishes, because I think it looks neat! — like a mermaid’s tail — but it was logistically challenging (holding the camera with one hand while the other was underwater)…

nicole by OPI Mer Maid For Each Other Swatch

If the color is striking your amphibious fancy, you can grab it now at target.com.

How about you? What are you wearing on your nails?

Fam and noms

Me and the cousins…and as usual, I’m the shortest one in the pic, haha!

It was smooth sailing back from Napa this afternoon because I just managed to miss the traffic. There’s basically only a single major highway in Marin County (101), and it runs from the Napa area in the north down to the Golden Gate Bridge in the south. And every weekday afternoon around 3, it turns into a parking lot. You’re lucky if you’re moving 5 miles an hour, so you want to try to get wherever you’re going by then…

We had a nice lunch. It was funny — at the restaurant, right when the food came out, everyone busted out their cameras and started taking pics (like we were food paparazzi)!

I guess it runs in the family. πŸ™‚

Some shots of the noms…

It was good to see my cousins. I hadn’t seen them in years. They’re just here on vacation, visiting friends and family all over the place. From here they head to Boston.

How’d things go this afternoon? Are you stoked about Friday?

Um…I am. πŸ™‚

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,



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  1. Phyrra says:

    I’m wearing Cult Nails Nevermore and butter London Fairy Cake on my nails πŸ™‚

    Yay for the family visit!

    Today was a good day. Tomorrow will be better πŸ™‚
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  2. Sunandha says:

    Maybelline Color Show Tenacious Teal and Sally Hansen Tealy-Cool.

  3. MJ says:

    Hooray! You stopped by Bouchon’s. πŸ™‚ I love their macaroons. ^^

  4. Heidi says:

    The food looks amazing! I’ll have to try that restaurant sometime.

    I’m wearing Sally Hansen Lustreshine in Lava on my nails. The color is really awesome… it looks like, well, lava! Copper with flashes of orange, gold an even some fuschia in different light. So perfect for fall.

    I’m just hanging out this evening, sipping on some hazelnut chai tea and watching the Project Runway finale.

  5. Mary (from the NARS isle @ Sephora) says:

    I’m wearing Essie Wicked! It’s deep dark red with brown tones. It’s my favorite nail color for fall!

  6. Dominique says:

    ” Skyfall ” on my feet, yesterday ” Marilyn ” from Grand Bal on the hands !

  7. ahhhdri says:

    I love Mermaid for Each Other! Right now, I’m wearing Butter London Victoriana with a side of Fairy Cake… Today was alright but next week will be much better!
    ahhhdri recently posted … Another Fave Pink Lippie: Mattese Elite Porn Star

  8. Rita says:

    Nicole by OPI (also!) Disco Dolls

  9. Mojito says:

    OPI Every Month is Oktober-fest, you should give it a try πŸ™‚

    • Susan says:

      I love that one! Have it on my toes right now πŸ™‚ Love the way it changes colors in different lighting… Wearing it with OPI Glove You So Much (it’s from a couple years ago) on my fingernails.

  10. I’m wearing Essie Size Matters on my nails! Love Mer-Maid for Each Other on you! And the food… so yum!

  11. Marla says:

    I love both Essie and OPI polishes, but right now I am obsessed with Spoiled brand of polish in the color- “I Don’t Drink Cheap Wine” which I get in CVS. Such a great color for the holidays.

  12. Anitacska says:

    Max Factor Odyssey Blue with Barry M Jewel Britannia, an amazing blue-red-white and small holo glitter on top. Γ’β„’Β₯ I also love duochromes. πŸ™‚
    Anitacska recently posted … Guerlain Holiday 2012 Collection Haul Part 2 – Meteorites Perles du Dragon

  13. Agata says:

    I am wearing On her Majesty’s Secret Service from the OPI Skyfall collection, gorgeous color!

  14. Jennifer says:

    I’m boring… Essie Sugar Daddy. Always.
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  15. Stef Smith says:

    I am wearing nothing on my nails right now, I just took off the polish, “Frostbite” by China Glaze.

    I love love love the dress that you’re wearing! SO cute and flattering, and I love it!

  16. Beverly Johnson says:

    I am wearing Every Month is Oktoberfest by OPI….

  17. Vonvon says:

    Finger nails- Rimmel Metal Rush 100 Pearly Queen, a pastel lilac with green/pink/blue duo chrome.

    Toe nails- OPI Pompeii Purple

  18. Tennyoceres says:

    On my nails? China Glaze Golden Meringue with a matte topcoat. (It goes from golden yellow Las Vegas ‘day look’ polish to a subtle mineral yellow that only flashes in the light.) On my ring fingers are China Glaze Deviantly Daring. It’s a teal to green duochrome that I’m swooning over. I do have Mer-Maid on my wishlist.

  19. I’m wearing Essie’s new Where’s My Chauffer from the Winter 2012 collection right now with Essie’s Stroke of Brilliance over on accent nails. I totally feel you about the late-night manis when you SHOULD be sleeping. I did this last night/this morning at 3:30AM πŸ˜› It’s when I get all my best work done haha
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  20. I’m wearing Milani Key West on my nails. One of my favorites!

    I’m glad you enjoyed your time with your cousins. I’m getting to see my two cousins tomorrow (along with their children) and I couldn’t be more excited!
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  21. Ash Johnson says:

    I’m wearing Deborah Lippmann Let It Bleed.

  22. I’m wearing Butter Jack the Lad – it’s blackened-emerald shimmery wonderful-ness!!!
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