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Nicole By OPI Alex By The Books

NOPI Alex By The Books

Nicole By OPI Alex By The Books

NOPI Alex By The Books

Nicole By OPI Alex By The Books

Nicole By OPI Alex By The Books

Polishes Used:

1 Coat Beauty Secrets Ridge Filler
4 Coats NOPI Alex By The Books
1 Coat Color Club Clear Coat
1 Coat Seche Vite

Try as I might, (and I tried, believe me!) I could not get this shade to photograph correctly. I even tried correcting the color after I took the pictures, aaaaaand... no. Alex By The Books is a minty sea-foam green... not the pastel aqua shade it's pretending to be in my photos...

Application was almost as good as Am I Making Myself Claire? Alex By The Books just needed one more coat for complete opacity and no streaks. I really love this color right now... Is that so 2013 of me?  I feel like it's still a really fresh shade, and just perfect for Spring. 

I'm not sure if I want to try and layer something over top of this, or if I want to do another whole new mani tonight... And on top of that, do I go with my pastelitis, or back to the jellies, or something completely different? Decisions, decisions... :)


*all photos shot in natural light

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