Instagram It.

So there is this wonderful, time-eating app that many of us have on our phones and post photos of things we find amusing and photo-worthy in our lives. This app is, of course, Instagram. I have fallen into it's clutches, and like quicksand, the more I try to leave, the further I get sucked in.

What's popular right now?!  

Woah, what language is that? 

Hey, that's pretty funny.


Hmmm, interesting choice of filter. 

Ummmm, didn't really need to see that. 

Anyway, I digress... what I'm trying to say is that I'm now on Instagram... you can find me @thedailynail, and I expect all of you to follow me. Seriously, this isn't me joking. Does it look like I'm joking? OK, maybe I am, but if you think I'm cool, you should totally follow me on there. Oh, who am I trying to kid, of course you think I'm cool...right? Right?!  :-P (If not, just pretend. I'm fragile.)

I post stuff like sneak peeks of my nails, my pet monkey Homer (he's actually a rat terrier, not a monkey, but I say 'When in India...'), weird things I see, things that amuse me, and other odds and ends. No boob pics, promise. I'll do my best to keep it interesting, scout's honor. (I was a Brownie, so i can say that)

Anyway, to the point of this post and what you actually came here for... the nails. To commemorate my Instagram-ness, I did Instagram nails!!

I used:

Tan: American Apparel California Trooper
Tan Shading: American Apparel California Trooper mixed with Barielle Coco Bar
Brown: Barielle Coco Bar
Brown Shading: MAC Rich, Dark, Delicious
Brown Highlight: Deborah Lippmann Naked
Black: American Apparel Hassid
Teal: American Apparel Peacock
Pink: American Apparel Lipstick mixed with American Apparel Coney Island
Lens Highlight: American Apparel American Denim
Red: China Glaze Hey Sailor
Yellow: American Apparel Manila
Green: CND Green Scene
Blue: Ultra Pro Blue Blaze
Topcoat: 2 coats Seche Vite top coat

I totally posted a sneak peek of this design on my Instagram... it was like Leo Dicaprio was next to me in some crazy Inception shit. 


  1. Love it! I'm a self-proclaimed Instagram addict too, haha. I just followed you, I'm @emmaclarem :)

  2. I just added you to my Instagram list, I'm @beatlesblonde. I love Instagram!

  3. I haven't dared to learn more about Instagram LOL - but these nails are too funny and nice - love them!
    PS: Do you know that you have the double word verification on - makes it difficult to comment :)

  4. This is totally cool. I'll look you up on IG.

  5. Followed ya! Facebook, twitter, instagram, pinterest, how did I survive my entire teen years and through my twenties without them? Lol love this manicure! Looks just like instagram!

  6. Great mani! Oh but i'm following you from day one I guess. I also got hooked with Instagram since last week. It's so fun! And yep addictive to.

  7. Nice one. I love it...:)


  8. Very cool I love 'em! I too have been known to get lost in instagram-ville :D See you there!

  9. I just stumbled by and I am amazed by your work! Do you really do one nail art a day? That's crazy!! I'm a new follower and a fellow nail art blogger too, so I hope you drop by!


  10. I think I just died. These are amazingggg and I am jealous of your talent.

  11. Perfection, as always. Love you!

  12. oh my! so creative! this is FAB! love instagram... love this mani!


  13. This is amazing work - so detailed!

  14. WOW!!! You are certainly talented! This is amazing!!


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