Manicure Monday : Lincoln Park After Dark

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Another week another manicure. This time when I went into the salon for a fill I actually got a design too! This is something I never usually do because it can be so hard to articulate what you want to someone who can't speak English well, even if you come prepared with a picture. But I went to a new place this time and a friend of mine assured me there is a woman there who could speak English very well, and she was a really good at design.  And she was right. I took in this inspo pic I found on Instagram and told this expert manicurist I wanted something similar without the hardware.

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The color and the picture is just a black, but the color I picked out at the salon was Lincoln Park After Dark by OPI. Even though it wasn't a color that I personally own like all the others, I made a point to take note of it for this very purpose.

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I think it's cute. I don't know if it's $20 worth of cute (which is the price for a design), but I appreciate how it turned out.

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In the future I don't think I'll get I design like this unless its more intricate so that I can justify the cost. I feel like this is something I can invent surely learn to do on my own with small nail art brushes and dental floss on a stick. Sometimes you just have to get creative like that. I'm kind of inspired to order some nail art stuff from a Chinese seller on amazon and just see how that works out.  

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Do you get any special designs at the nail salon? If so what are they? I'd love to see your pics!

Thanks for reading and remember :

Don't Just Wear Makeup, Let it Inspire You!