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DIY Mermaid Nails

I've been promising you guys a new makeup tutorial, and here it is - a beautiful DIY mermaid mani! It's so perfect for Summer, and I promise you, it's quite easy to do. I was so inspired by the samples I recently received from Nail Social Nail Brand. I have to say, when I first saw the colors, I knew they were a little bit out of my typical comfort zone. Honestly, I haven't worn sparkly blue nail polish since college, which was quite a while ago for me. For years I've stuck with pinks, reds, and purples; with the most adventurous of my manis being hot pink (and only when hot pink was very on-trend). None the less, I was ready to try this "24K Mermaid" polish. Objectively speaking, as blue sparkly nail polishes go, it was pretty after all.

It was beautiful on, and I was pleasantly surprised to see that under different lighting it went from a true blue to a sparkly greenish blue that looked even more...mermaid-ish if you ask me. When it came time to take i…

Pic of the Week: The Hirshorn Art Museum in Washington DC


I'm not quite sure what's wrong with me, but if I'm posing for a pic in front of something that looks strange, I feel the need to look strange as well. (Clearly I'm the one on the left.) This giant wooden sculpture was on display at the Hirshorn in DC in 2010. The artist had many other installations made from wood, moss, and fruit. If you like modern art, the Hirshorn museum and outdoor sculpture garden is a must-see.

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  1. One is naturally obliged to make strange faces in such a setting!

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