Memorial Day Nail Art 2015

Today is Memorial Day in the United States, and as Time pointed out, “It’s easy to forget what Memorial Day actually means while you’re sitting by the pool and looking ahead at summer vacation—but the day signifies much more than just a three-day weekend.” So please, remember all those who have died while serving in the United States armed forces!

After looking at lots of gorgeous photos, I have chosen one of my favorites, (see below), to try my own Memorial Day Nail Art. Here is the link to Manic Talons.

Manic Talons

Memorial Day Nail Art

For my Memorial Day nail art, I used all cruelty free nail polish from Milani.

memorial day nail art

I used Milani Red Label (40), Blue Print (26), and Spotlight White (28) for the Memorial Day nail art.

memorial day nail art

Clearly, my nail art is not as professional looking as that of Manic Talons. I’ll work on it!

 

Disclosure: Some polish previously provided, some I purchased. All links are for your convenience only.

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BlogForBunnies: Nail Art with Milani Nail Polish

BlogForBunnies

BlogForBunnies and BeCrueltyFree will hopefully be trending hashtags this week! I want to live in a world where no animal has to suffer and die for the sake of cosmetics.  The goal seems simple enough, but sadly, it is not so easy! Yes, there has been progress – we now have a full test and sales ban across the European Union, Norway, India, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Israel. There is  legislation being considered in Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, Taiwan and here in the United States of America.  There has even been a little bit of progress in China, where mandatory animal testing was removed for domestically-produced cosmetics.

Milani Fierce Foil Nail Lacquer Review & Photos

Milani Fierce Foil Nail Lacquer

Today I have the six Fierce Foil Nail Lacquer, which are limited edition, and they, like all Milani products, are certified by PETA and The Leaping Bunny Program as cruelty free, as I reported before! Let’s get right to a review and photos of each of them, because you will not want to miss out on these gorgeous nail polishes!

 Milani Fierce Foil Nail Lacquer

Keep reading for a review and photos of the Milani Fierce Foil Nail Lacquer!

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Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer Swatches & Review

 Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer Collection

Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer is the name of the newest Collection that promises, “Exceptional gloss that actually lasts. Detergent and Chip-resistance. Maximum nail protection.”  I have all 37 shades to share with you, so keep reading to check out the beautiful colors that include cream, sheer, and metallic finishes. 

 milani color statement nail lacquer

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Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage Review & Photos

Milani has launched two new limited edition nail polish collections, and in yesterday’s post I featured one: Retro Glam.   Today is the second limited edition collection: the Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage. Both collections will be available at some CVS and Meijer stores during the month of August. If you can’t find them in the stores, both limited edition collections will be available in August online at Milani Cosmetics.

 

fantastical plumage Milani Nail Lacquer

 

Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

Scarlet Ibis is a bright orange-red                                        Scarlet Ibis with Carnival

Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

Canary                                                             Canary with Carnival

 Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

 

           The teal blue creme of Peacock is beautiful!

                         Peacock                                                              Peacock with Carnival

 Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

Blue Jay is a cobalt blue                                         Blue Jay with Carnival

milani nail lacquer fantastical plumage

Love the lilac shade of Purple Martin!              Purple Martin with Carnival

Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

 

Thoughts on Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

This is a beautiful collection with all photos showing two coats of polish on my nails and topped with Carnival.  I’m not sure if it was my lack of experience, but unlike Sprinkles, from the Retro Glam Collection, Carnival wasn’t as easy to work with. I had to really work to get a good mixture on my nails, and quite often it was a bit of a challenge to get a nice selection without it coming out looking like a blob.  I would recommend Sprinkles instead of buying Carnival.

All the colors in the Fantastical Plumage Collection are very pigmented and easy to work with; and I found they dried quickly between coats. Amazing nail lacquer and so reasonably priced at $5.99. However, remember, Fantastical Plumage is a Limited Edition, so don’t wait too long to purchase!

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