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Friday, April 11, 2014

NOTD: Rose by Julep and Some Sugar Skulls


Rose by Julep is the kind of red that is made for warm weather.  Described by Julep as a juicy watermelon red crème, I'd actually describe the finish as a crelly - a cross between a jelly and a cream.  I love a crelly finish, as the gloss factor is uber strong!
The formula was very easy to work with and I'm wearing two coats with Zoya's base and top coats.  After two days of admiring Rose on her own, I decided to add a few water decals as accents that I recently picked up from  Born Pretty.  I won a $20 gift certificate for the Born Pretty store from Jasmine at The Happy Sloths, and I went a little crazy picking out water decals.  Thank you Jasmine and Born Pretty!
I've got a thing for sugar skulls and other Day of the Dead symbology.  Something about the macabre combined with a joie de vivre appeals to me, so I certainly couldn't pass this little guy up!    
Linking up with The Nail Files hosted by Jennie Shaw!

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    1. I think the face looks like a little witch doctor :-)

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  2. I love that this polish is described as "juicy watermelon" - so perfect for the warmer weather! And your decals are awesome!! They look great!

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  3. This is that perfect in between red. Not that natural Hollywood Glamour/Taylor Swift Red but not a pink either! It's so pretty! I like how it's kind of...soft and subtle but still vibrant in color! Gorgeous!
    Sincerely, Aishah

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    1. Yes, great description of the color! I'm not usually a red nail person but this one really appeals to me.

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  4. This is really adorable. I love that color with your skintone. Very flattering! I need to try some water decals. They look easy to use!!

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    1. They really are, which helps the nail art clutzes such as myself:-)

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  5. This is a perfect watermelon red! And the decals…LOVE!!!!! Such amazing details! Congrats on your win!

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