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About Keely's Nails

I don’t leave the house without a manicure! I do it all myself because I enjoy it, and I've been learning how to create my own nail art and designs.
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Hand painted white marble nail art
2 weeks ago

Hand painted white marble nail art

White marble backgrounds are basically a blogger’s staple at this point. But that’s for a reason, because it’s a gorgeous neutral to use as a backdrop in photos of products. I’ve recreated this pattern before using stamping, and this time I’m taking on hand painted white marble nail art.

Right hand featuring white marble nail art

Hand painted white marble nail art – find out how a bottle of smudge fix can make the perfect nail art tool for this design…

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Turquoise waves on a pink beach
3 weeks ago

Turquoise waves on a pink beach

I’m back, tentatively dipping my toe back into blogging.  I’ve had a rough time over the last 18 months, so even doing my nails has been a struggle.  There is a new Cirque Colors group on Facebook, where last week an inspiration photo of turquoise waves crashing on a pink beach was posted, so I gave it a go.

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Back from a break with bright polish
1 year ago

Back from a break with bright polish

It’s been a while since I blogged! After I watched the Avengers, I had a chance to perform at the Royal Wedding, which was amazing but totally threw me out …
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Avengers Infinity War nail art
1 year ago

Avengers Infinity War nail art

Are you a fan of the Marvel superheroes? I went to see the latest film this week. I prefer to leave it a little while after the release – not too long to dodge spoilers. But then I get to sit in luxurious space with no one in front of me! I created some Avengers Infinity War nail art to complement my visit…read on!

Some Avengers Infinity War nail art wouldn’t be complete without this logo!

Some Avengers Infinity War nail art wouldn’t be complete without this logo!

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Millefiori nail art inspired by Fabian Oefner
1 year ago

Millefiori nail art inspired by Fabian Oefner

I’ve been having one of those weeks where I feel a bit blah. I’ve got no energy and I think I might be getting a cold. Do you ever feel like that? This week I revisited some old inspiration to create this Millefiori nail art based on artwork by Fabian Oefner.

My right hand fingers with my Millefiori nail art and silver holo

My right hand fingers with my Millefiori nail art and silver holo

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Antonio Beradi fashion inspired nail art
1 year ago

Antonio Beradi fashion inspired nail art

I wanted another challenge this week, so I found inspiration in this Antonio Beradi design below. I recreated it in the form of nail art!

Antonio Beradi fashion from 2001 which inspires my nail art

Antonio Beradi fashion from 2001 which inspires my nail art

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Green Aventurine Quartz nail art gemstone inspired
1 year ago

Green Aventurine Quartz nail art gemstone inspired

Today I’m inspired by another semi-precious stone to create this Aventurine Quartz nail art. It’s a jewel that I hadn’t heard of, but I love this picture of it, so read on to find out more!

This is the photo that inspired my Aventurine Quartz nail art - image courtesy of Gemselect

This is the photo that inspired my Aventurine Quartz nail art – image courtesy of Gemselect

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Chanel Nuvola Rosa Swatch Neapolis Spring 2018
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1 year ago

Chanel Nuvola Rosa Swatch Neapolis Spring 2018

Welcome to the last of my three swatches from the Spring 2018 Neapolis collection. From Chanel Nuvola Rosa is a soft pink, and it definitely reminds me of strawberry gelato from Italy!

Although there is a fourth shade in this collection, it’s an orange leaning red which I couldn’t bring myself to buy. I have plenty of Chanel reds already! Check out Chanel Gitane – it’s not quite as orange-toned as Arancio Vibrante but it’s a good substitute.

Bottle shot and swatch of Chanel Nuvola Rosa by Keely's Nails

A sweet pink that performs brilliantly – see how Chanel Nuvola Rosa compares to other Chanel pinks…

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Chanel Giallo Napoli swatch Neapolis Spring 2018
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2 years ago

Chanel Giallo Napoli swatch Neapolis Spring 2018

This week I’ve got the second of three swatches of Chanel’s Spring 2018 collection. It’s a bright yellow, and if you like sunny colours, you’ll love Chanel Giallo Napoli.  I also compare it to my swatch of Chanel Mimosa – it’s the battle of the yellows!

Swatch of Chanel Giallo Napoli a bright yellow polish, opaque in two coats

Swatch of Chanel Giallo Napoli a bright yellow polish, opaque in two coats

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Chanel Verde Pastello swatch Neapolis Spring 2018
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2 years ago

Chanel Verde Pastello swatch Neapolis Spring 2018

New, fun Chanel polishes are out, and you’re going to love these spring colours! I’m swatching them for you with a quick review, starting with Chanel Verde Pastello, a fresh turquoise creme.

My bottle of Verde Pastello has some weird wrinkles in the glass, just below the cap.

My bottle of Verde Pastello has some weird wrinkles in the glass, just below the cap.

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