Weekly Nail - The Dainty Squid

Weekly Nail

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Supplies used...
Orly Pebble
Ciate Pepperminty
Essie Naughty Nautical
Seche Vite as a top coat
Nail stickers (blogged about here // bought from here)  

This is my first Ciate nail polish. I had heard of the company before but only because of their "caviar manicure" kits, which I'll admit I thought were kind of tacky. I was at Marshalls the other day browsing their beauty section (great nail polish brands for cheap! hey-o!) when I saw one of Ciate's nail foil kits. While it turned out to be kind of a bust, or at least have a bit of a learning curve, I fell hard for their polish. This beautiful mint shade was nearly opaque after the first coat and dried faster than any other polish in my collection. At $15 per bottle (what they are currently on amazon) I'll be picky about my purchases but I'm feeling like they might be worth the splurge. They also have this "Mini Mani Month" set that has twenty small bottles of polish in an advent calender! Ugh, that is so awesome!

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11 thoughts

  1. Absolutely gorgeous! I too am pining after that advent calendar! :) x

  2. Um hello!?! Those are some hot nails girl and I'm so jealous that you were able to pull that off without a flaw ;) I'm also going to have to check out that advent calendar - I'm thinking it belongs on my Xmas list this year :)

  3. Super pretty colours and a lovely design ^_^ Really need to pay some well-deserved attention to my own nails!

  4. Cool design, reminds me a little of peacock feathers. The Ciaté polish is opaque? I own lots of pastel Ciatés and they're not opaque at all >< I got the Mini Mani last year for Christmas...hope I am getting it again this year.

    1. Yeah, two coats and it was completely opaque!

      Well that's a bummer! Now I know to avoid their pastels.

  5. very cute! the colors are gorgeous.
    xo, cheyenne

  6. UGH! Now I want that advent calendar! Why did you have to tell me about it!??!?!??!

  7. I love greens and greys together, nice combination!

  8. The pattern on this is very retro! x


  9. I got that Ciate kit last year for christmas and it's amazing! The nail caviar is a bust but the polishes are truly amazing, like you said they go on opaque and dry super fast!


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