[OPI] Pamplona Purple

Pamplona Purple. The name says it: purple.

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Two coats shown below. Funny thing: Unscrewing the lid was kind of a nightmare. The bottle was already used (Ebay purchase), so I guess that some polish had glued the lid to the bottle neck. I finally managed to unscrew the bottle, but the pliers I had used left some dents on the lid … Nevertheless, the colour was worth the struggle!

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[OPI] Barefoot In Barcelona

I’ve been at my mother’s place for a week now and enjoying it so much. Didn’t tell you that Hamburg has early Easter holidays – so we are taking some time off in Lower Saxony, starting our days with swimming. I swam two kilometres each day except Sunday and it’s so great.

Once I’m back in Hamburg, there will be new Chanels to show. I noticed that I have not posted a nude shade – and an OPI nail varnish – for a while, so here is Barefoot in Barcelona. It’s beige with a proportion of rosewood. Lovely!

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Two coats shown below and another premiere for this year: The weather is getting better (i. e. warmer) and thus I am taking photos outside again. 😎

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[Dior] Tonka (717)

I finally managed two things: Applying Tonka, which had been in my Dior collection for a while, and secondly, taking photos while the sun had come out only for a couple of minutes. This is generally a very rainy day.

So today’s manicure is Tonka. The colour shifts between brown and burgundy red with hints of purple and a magenta and purple shimmer. Really interesting, I don’t have anything similar in my stash.

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Two coats applied; this was a bit tricky since Tonka still has this old, square brush. But coverage is great, so I’m happy with the result.

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Macro view.

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[Chanel] Golden Sand (317)

Golden Sand lives up to its name; this one is a muted gold (gold and bronze) shade presenting a pearl finish (thus it can get a bit streaky).

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Two coats shown below – direct sunlight.

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Cloudy sky.

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Close-up view.

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Programmes and timetables for Fantasy Filmfest are now online, really early this year, although screenings in Berlin will start on 17 August (with Hamburg being the last festival city from 8-18 September). So what I have been basically doing for the last days was watching film trailers. :mrgreen: I really can’t wait!

[Chanel] Ming

Ming belongs to the bunch of nail varnishes I brought home from Malta in January 2012. It’s a pink shade with a visible shimmer, really pretty.

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I took this photos ages ago but remember that I applied two coats. 😉

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Close-up view.

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