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Friday, October 10, 2014

Nail Wraps

Hi my pretties,

I have been invited to several virtual Jamberry Nail Wrap parties and I was a bit hesitant to actually buy anything.

As a crafty lady I have more manual dexterity in my pinky than most people do in both of their hands but, I'm not very coordinated when it comes to painting my nails.  I always just sort of slap the paint on, I let it get on my skin, and then I just wash off the excess once it has all dried. 

And I'm sure we all remember the Lee Press-On Nails fiasco.  You go pick up a can of coke and your nail pops off. Or you run your fingers through your hair and 2 out of 5 nails come out still on your fingers.

So, taking these things into consideration, I decided to buy some of the cheaper nail wraps from Avon first to see if I could actually do it.  This is my first attempt.

Avon Nail Art Design Strips

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I think I did pretty well.  I also think that the Jamberry wraps will be easier because they will be thicker and more rigid.  These ones are thinner, stretchy-ish plastic.

You can see here where I messed up on my middle finger, and also the puckering at the tip of my index finger.  I am glad that I practiced doing with with some less expensive versions before I bought the Jamberry wraps.

So now that I've determined that I can do it by myself I went online to the Jamberry site to check out the patterns. 
Here are my favorites.

Jamberry Nails

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Chevron Nail Wraps

Galactic Nails

Lace Nails

They have several cute Halloween styles but when you search for Halloween nothing comes up. Weird.

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I'm naturally drawn to florals - love them! They have lots but again,  when you search for flower or floral only a couple come up...I'm noticing a pattern. ..

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Thanks for reading!
Love,
Myria

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