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Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Nail Polish of the Day: Claires Ocean Breeze

Claries Ocean Breeze Nail Polish Swatch

Pastel purple blue nail polish

Happy Tuesday! I'm feeling much better from this dreaded cold I've had the last several days. Today I wanted to show you guys a cool shade from Claires 3 in 1 mixables called Ocean Breeze.

Clarie's mixables are three different nail colors in one bottle that you don't mix up. But, in this case there's actually four different colors. Ocean Breeze is a combination of four pastel colors of blue, pink, purple and green. The end result is a lilac purple with pink undertones that's really pretty.

The hardest part these babies: you can't mix or shake these. I know, it's really hard because it's just habit to shake or roll a bottle.

Neon Pink Polka Dot nail art 

And here's some polka dot nail art using another Claire's mixables in Hawaii. Described as a bright hot pink color.

Claire's mixables are available in several different colors and retails for $5.00/ea at Claire's Boutiques. Have a great day!

Tags: claires, ocean breeze, purple, nail polish, swatches

Posted by Steph at 04:23:am
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miss ray said on Apr 28th, 2009 7:07 am
O M G!!!!!!!! I LOVE the pink dots on the lilac! Very 80's vibe-ish.....LOVES!!
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Jinnzor said on Apr 29th, 2009 1:19 am
OMG, you are killing me! That looks so hot that I just went and bought a dotting tool. I'm SUCH a sucker lol.
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Steph said on Apr 29th, 2009 1:28 am
Thanks Miss Ray! I really loved both colors together! Aww, I just don't know how I lived this long without it! lol I am SO SO SO addicted to dots NOW! Seriously, you will be too!! :)
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S. Vanessa Hailey said on Apr 30th, 2009 12:04 pm
That is pretty neat. Very cute idea for a polish. I am amazed it is not a mess of color.
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blessedbeauty88 said on Apr 30th, 2009 8:42 am
yeah i love all your designs with the dots.. but idk where to get the dotting tool i bin all over looking for em and some places say i have to have a license to buy it.. idk whre'd u get urs?
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Steph said on May 4th, 2009 1:00 am
Hi blessedbeauty, Absolutely not, anyone can buy them! Some beauty places require a license to purchase, but most don't depending where you look. :) I picked mine up at Sally's Beauty Store. If you don't have a Sally's near you, try online or ebay. Their pretty reasonably priced! you'll love it
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Apsara said on Jun 18th, 2009 2:36 am
I love this! How do you get the different colors to come out? For example, if I want the very bottom layer.
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