Compare Swatches
Steph's Closet Nail Polish Blog & Photo Gallery
Contact
About
Video
Reader
Gallery
Store
Blog

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Going Green: Green Nail Pic Spam Part One

China Glaze For Audrey French Mani

This is a great image of the actual color representation.  For Audrey's unique shade can be rather difficult to capture digitally. 

Mint Green and White Funky French Mani

Happy Thursday!  Today is the first little segment of my "Go Green" theme this March at Steph's Closet.  Since I have so many greens to show you, I'll be breaking my posts into four seperate parts and featuring each part once a week.  

I wanted to start off with a french mani, because you guys know how much I love those funky colors.  

What I used:  Two coats of China Glaze For Audrey and two coats of my favorite Sally Hansen Nail art pens for the white tips.  The color combination just look stunning and only can image how hot this would look on those tootsies!

China Glaze For Audrey Pedi

China Glaze, For Audrey a tiffany colored green - blue. 

Claires Blue for you polish

Seafoam green nail polish

Claire's, Blue for you is a seafoam green with fine shimmer.  Very pretty and feminine for spring.

 Nars Mash nail poilish swatch

Golden Olive Green Bronze nail polish

Nars, Mash is a gorgeous deep olive bronze with gold shimmer.  A stunning color, espically for summer.  Looks fab on olive and darker skin tones.

Max Factor Momentum Moss

Max Factor, Momentum Moss is dollar store gem, a olive gray metallic with shimmer.

Claire's Green Confetti Nail Polish

Light green glitter holo nail polish

Claire's, Green Confetti is a light green jelly glitter with subtle holographic effects.

Have you guys been in Claire's lately?  They have some pretty spectacular shades for spring.  I have a whole segment planned for those too!

Sally Hansen Jumpin Jade Nail polish

Dark Green nail polish swatch

Sally Hansen's, Jumpin Jade screams riches and luxury.  A deep, rich green that's seriously gorgeous!  A great drug store pick.

Maybelline Jade Flash nail polish

Jade Flash green nail polish

Maybelline's, Jade Flash is a green with blue undertones, but still falls in the green category.

And here's the two I posted a few days ago.

Icing Awkward nail polish

Icing, Awkward is a mid tone green with gold and subtle blue shimmer.  A great alternative to OPI's, Rainforest.

LA Girls Flair green nail polish

LA Flairs Girl, Green is a deep green with blue undertones. 

I'll be adding more to this post later this evening!  Have a great one!

Tags: green, nail polish, swatches

Posted by Steph at 02:50:am
views / 13 comments

(13) Comments

S. Vanessa Hailey said on Mar 5th, 2009 3:05 am
*sigh* You wear green so well. I wish I could pull of green.
Reply

Lizzy said on Mar 5th, 2009 5:28 am
AAAAAAHHHHH! Thanks so much for posting green confetti! I love it! I also have claire's blue for you, which the color was a lil' streaky for mine. But, I love them both so much! Claire's really does have some pretty and unique colors!
Reply

Steph said on Mar 6th, 2009 7:29 am
Hi Vanessa, Aww, your too sweet :) I'm betting you can totally pull off green! Hi Lizzy, Your Welcome! Yeah, your right it was a little streaky for me too but I'll deal because I love it :) I know, don't Claire's colors rock? I have about 20 new colors that I'll be posting soon.
Reply

Sanna said on Mar 8th, 2009 3:57 am
ooooh, prettyness! That funky french is awesome:)
Reply

Lindsay said on Mar 9th, 2009 11:58 am
Jade Flash is definitely my fave! <3 I'm a newcomer to this website and i'm LOVING all of your beauty reviews & stuff. Keep up the good work, girl. ;]
Reply

bravelara said on Mar 10th, 2009 1:16 am
Hello Steph, Where can I buy those in the philippines? bravelara
Reply

DWJ said on Mar 10th, 2009 10:09 am
Can I tell you that I LOOOOOVE the For Audrey french mani. That's so fresh and cute! I may need to do that next. And I love anything green :)
Reply

Steph said on Mar 10th, 2009 12:08 pm
Hi Sanna, Thanks so much! :) Hi Lindsay, Aww, thanks so much for stopping by! Jade Flash is a great color! good pick! Hi Bravelara, Which ones are you looking for? Hi DWJ, Aww, thanks! It turned out so much better than I imagined! You should definitely do it! I can't wait to try this look on my toes! :)
Reply

Celeste said on Mar 10th, 2009 2:54 am
What color polish is used in the very first pic (spectacular *cool* green with white tips)??? I need the name, didn't see it below or above the pic....I have For Audrey and its lovely on my pecan skin!!! Your'e site is great...kudos
Reply

Steph said on Mar 10th, 2009 7:54 am
Hi Celeste, Aww, thanks! It's for Audrey by China Glaze - Good eye! Isn't it the best shade? I just love it! :)
Reply

Denny said on Mar 10th, 2009 7:55 am
Nars Mash is so beautiful. I must have it. I really appreciate you sharing your colors. You must hear this all the time but it is true...it really gives you a reference and I do appreciate it. The Audrey mani is very chic. I dig it!
Reply

Celeste said on Mar 11th, 2009 10:43 am
Thanks for the reply....I have For Audrey and it doesn't look that Cool green that the first pic shows...it looks more like the second picture which is more blue...anyway im in desperate search of a cool turquoise green color that I saw Rihanna wear...its fab and if anyone knows the name please post :)
Reply

Steph said on Mar 11th, 2009 10:51 am
Hi Celeste, Did you see the Icing polishes I just posted? Ocean View is a fantastic seafoam green!
Reply

Connect with Facebook

Post Your Comment

Name:
(Published)
Email:
(Not Published)
Website:

Verification:
Follow StephsCloset on Twitter Become a Fan on Facebook Subscribe to Youtube
Welcome
Login, contact and learn more about my passion!
Comments
Latest feedback from my loyal readers

Patricia said, on Sep 26th, 2012 12:11 pm regarding Product Review: Red Carpet Manicure Pro Kit
Hi Steph,
Love your blog. You wrote: Always wrap the free edge or tip throughout each step. I didn't see this step in the video. Could you please explain how to do the wrap process and with what material. Thank you.

Megan said, on Sep 8th, 2012 1:12 am regarding Product Review: Red Carpet Manicure Pro Kit
I am wondering if these gel polishes can be used with other gels. I have a different system with a different brand of base coat and top coat, can the different brands of gel mix?

Shelly said, on Aug 19th, 2012 3:43 pm regarding Product Review: Red Carpet Manicure Pro Kit
I've had my kit for a couple of months now and love the way it lasts; but the Structure and Brilliance brushes are starting to stiffen and so is the gel in the bottles. Anyone else having that issue? Is there a way to thin them out?

Jill said, on Aug 8th, 2012 5:47 pm regarding Product Review: Red Carpet Manicure Pro Kit
Hi, does anyone know if I can thin out the red carpet base coat so that it is easier to apply?

Steph said, on Jul 3rd, 2012 4:14 pm regarding Wet n Wild Flash Dry Nail Colors
Hi Prinzy,
It was a gorgeous color! I remember picking up a few bottles because I loved the color so much! lol! Actually, yes, I'm launching a store in the next couple of weeks. I have everything built, I'm just working on the Terms and Conditions right now, so it should be very, very soon.

I only have about 10 Studio M colors in the store currently, but I will be taking special pre-orders once it opens.

prinzy said, on Jul 3rd, 2012 3:47 pm regarding Wet n Wild Flash Dry Nail Colors
I missed out on speed, looks like a gorgeous high-end purple. btw, are you still thinking of selling studio m nail polishes on your website? thanks

sarah said, on Jun 14th, 2012 8:03 am regarding Summer Collection: China Glaze Poolside
thanks :)

Steph said, on Jun 13th, 2012 2:04 pm regarding Summer Collection: China Glaze Poolside
Hi Sarah,
I'm not sure about retail stores, but you can still find them on amazon.com.

Sarah said, on Jun 12th, 2012 2:19 pm regarding Summer Collection: China Glaze Poolside
Can I still buy them in the stores now?

Debra said, on May 26th, 2012 4:59 pm regarding Product Review: Red Carpet Manicure Pro Kit
I've been playing with this system for about a month now. I love it! When I first started I used the clear just so I could get a feel for it. Then I got adventurous and tried a "sandwich" with a China Glaze color. It probably would have stayed on longer if I had been able to seal off the edges, but my nails were so short it was a bit difficult. The next time I used RCM gel polish in Simply Stunning (a pale slightly shimmery nude color). This time I had gotten enough practice to really make my coats thin and it worked out fabulous. I'm trying to send all my friends the Ulta 20% coupon (5/26 is the last day) so they can get a kit for about $64. :) Now I hope to get a little creative with color combos and nail design. Thanks for the review.

Archive
Read Past Blog Entries
Tags
Find what you need organized nicely
Subscribers
View subscribers or subscribe yourself!
Gallery
Browse awesome images in the photo gallery
Link Love
Sendin' love to all my favorite divas!
Subscribe to Feed Feeds
Keep up with Steph's Closet!

Page Generated in 0.66 seconds