Makeup Wars Battle of the Summer Mani

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This week our bloggers are focusing on summer nails. Since pink and coral are my usual choices for summer, I decided to do something different and outside the box (for me that is). I chose butterLondon Fiver for my manicure with Maybelline Color Show Turquoise Paradise on my ring finger. Scroll to end of this post and click on the logos to see what my blogger friends chose for their summer manicures.

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butterLONDON Fiver is a minty pastel green creme from the Sweetie Shop Collection. I love how fresh and feminine it makes me feel. The consistency is on the thin side, you will need at least three coats to get an opaque finish. The formula is rather streaky which is also why so many coats are needed. I do really love this shade for spring and summer though. I’ve also used this shade as an accent with Pixi Luminous Lilac.

 Maybelline Color Show Turquoise Paradise is one of 10 polishes released for Summer 2013. It is limited edition but I’m not sure if the others are. Maybe someone could enlighten me? The consistency is not too thick or thin and the brush is easy to work with. The color is a cross between blue and turquoise–it’s not quite blue, but a dusty aqua to my eye–very pretty and unique.

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I’m quite fond of this combination and have already received a lot of compliments.

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Click on the logos below to see what the other bloggers chose.


What are your favorite shades for a summer manicure? Please share!

Click on the logos below to see what our other bloggers chose!

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  • http://www.geniabeme.com Eugenia

    My fav is the last one too! The colors go great together!

  • http://www.blushingnoir.com Brooke @ Blushing Noir

    Love the mint! Gorgeous combos!

  • http://www.beautifulmakeupsearch.com Teri

    Fiver is such a pretty color!

  • http://www.pinksith.com Pink Sith

    The mint is beautiful! It also looks great against your skin tone. Love the blue accent nail!

  • http://perilouslypale.com Perilously Pale

    yay! Another shout out for Fiver! Love me some mint!

  • http://www.phyrra.net Phyrra

    I love the mint combo!

  • http://www.15minutebeauty.com/ Christine

    That is a great color combo!

  • http://www.pammyblogsbeauty.com Pammy

    Another vote for Fiver from Butter! Such a gorgeous shade!!!

  • http://kissandmakeupsbeautyblog.wordpress.com/ Kiss & Make-up

    The last one for me, very puhretty!

  • http://BIOOILONFACE.COM Brittney

    The minty combo goes well with your skin tone. I am happy you decided to switch it up a little. These colors are a great look for a summer day. I love how you chose to do one nail a different color. It allows the other polish to stand out more to me. Thanks for sharing. :)

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  • http://beauty411.net Nancy

    Love that Maybelline Turquoise! Adding it to my “must-buy” list, as it would look so pretty with fuschia or coral. Beautiful manis!

  • http://www.beautyinfozone.com MarciaF (beauty info zone)

    That’s a beautiful butter LONDON shade. Their polishes wear so well. I like it with the Maybelline as the accent. I can see you with your coral and teal looking HOT!!

  • http://beautyandfashiontech.com Carleen

    Very pretty blues!!!!

  • http://www.polishinsomniac.net jbrobeck

    WHY DON”T I HAVE THIS COLOR! Fiver is GORGEOUS!

  • http://bestauraviereviews.com Kris

    This is such a fun color combo! I can see why you’ve gotten a lot of compliments!