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Wail: Prom Nails!

Hey everyone!
So it was my sixth-form prom the other Saturday (the 28th of June!) and we all know how much nails add to an outfit, so today I'm sharing mine!



My dress and shoes were a bright coral colour- a very similar shade to that nail polish in the photo, and I completed my outfit with some gold jewellery. 


So in light of this- I did a set of water marble nails for myself, which turned out rather well if I dare say so myself. You can find my tutorial for water marbling here! :) 



The polishes I used are Rimmel "Cocktail Passion" which is the peachy/coral colour, Barry M "Mediterranean" which is the slightly metallic/shimmery pink you can see a few flecks of, and Nails Inc "Lanesborough Place" which is the gold. 



I really loved this mani and all of it's shimmery-shiny-metallic ness, so that's why there's a lot of pictures. Sorry about that! 





I'd love to hear what you think of my nails, too, so don't be a stranger and leave a note in the comments below!
Thank you for reading!
~Rachel

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  1. Got a swatch of that coral?

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    1. There's one here: http://nailparade.blogspot.com/2013/07/shade-no-11.html
      :)

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  2. What about your graduation nails-Maia

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    1. I didn't have time to change them, so they were still my prom nails from the Saturday.

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