Nailed It!

Remember my last post about wedding nails? Well, I’m bringing it up because I just bought three different nail colors to try out. Get ready, ladies. This is definitely going to be a picture-heavy post.

The first color is “Give Peach a Chance” by OPI for Sephora.


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The second is “Orgasm” by NARS. Could they have given it a more awkward name?


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And the third, “The Glimmer Twins in Gold,” is really more of an accent color.


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So I tried each color out individually.


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Slightly better angle / Personal photo

Then I tried to get fancy. I put a gold stripe on the “Give Peach a Chance” finger so it’s sort of like a French manicure with a twist. Then I dabbed a little gold glitter on the base of the nail coated in “Orgasm” by NARS. On the gold nail, I just went crazy with the glitter.




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This is where you come in, hive. I need y’all to help me choose. Which of the three colors, if any, gets your vote? What about the designs?

Here’s one more picture showing all three in sunlight, but if you think they are all equally horrible, please don’t hesitate to tell me so! I’m open to suggestions.


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Mrs. Unicorn

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September 2012
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  1. Guest Icon Guest
    Chelsea, Guest @ 3:26 pm

    I really like the pseudo-French manicure!

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    Mrs. Beanstalk 770 posts, Busy bee @ 3:28 pm

    I like the middle color!

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    mstoadstool 2485 posts, Buzzing bee @ 3:28 pm

    I like the “Orgasm” color (well that was awkward), the peach color looks good in the bottle but IMO it looks too white on your nails, and I don’t like gold nails so I’m biased there.

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    frenchbulldog 1088 posts, Bumble bee @ 3:29 pm

    I really like the one on the left!

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    Dela2012 133 posts, Blushing bee @ 3:29 pm

    Love the french manicure with a twist

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    mrspuddingface 2551 posts, Sugar bee @ 3:30 pm

    I like the “orgasm” nail on it’s own. It’s pretty, it’s simple, and I love the color.

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    elysion 3813 posts, Honey bee @ 3:30 pm

    I love the alt french manicure on the left!

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    brookebq 604 posts, Busy bee @ 3:30 pm

    The gold one looks green? Nice nail polish choices! I like the orgasm with the sparkle. NARS is famous for their orgasm multi and blush which are supposed to make you look perfectly flushed, like you just had an orgasm…. so the colour name kind of makes sense then.

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    futureMFG 283 posts, Helper bee @ 3:30 pm

    Orgasm by NARS is my favorite by far!

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    soontobeMrsBoo 809 posts, Busy bee @ 3:34 pm

    I like the orgasm one (ooh that -is- awkward) but maybe with glitter on the tip instead. Like a twist on a French mani, but so it fades down towards the base of your nail? Like this: ???

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    awcm 152 posts, Blushing bee @ 3:44 pm

    I like the Orgasm one best but I don’t love any of them, I would keep looking

  12. mstoadstool Member
    mstoadstool 2485 posts, Buzzing bee @ 3:48 pm

    @BrookeBQ: Bahahaha seriously? that’s a good one.

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    Mrs. Bracelet 279 posts, Helper bee @ 3:59 pm

    Color-wise I’d also day Orgasm is the best…. however you should really take the color of your dress into consideration.

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    genie 723 posts, Busy bee @ 4:15 pm

    I love the sparkle with the Orgasm. My 7th grade brain just can’t handle that name though. Haha

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    RapunzelRapunzel 812 posts, Busy bee @ 4:18 pm

    I think they’re all very pretty, I like the “Give Peach a Chance” faux-french-tip with the gold the best!

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    mspony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 4:31 pm

    Orgasm all the way, and not just because it makes me giggle :)

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    Cassie, Guest @ 4:35 pm

    I’d definitely pick orgasm, and I think it looks best on its own. The french manicure is fun, but you might look back later and wish you’d done something less trendy.

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    mscoach 130 posts, Blushing bee @ 4:55 pm

    I can never choose just one – I like the peach “french” tip , and the orgasm with a bit of glitter! Both are nice :)

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    Miss-Mauverick 1479 posts, Bumble bee @ 5:12 pm

    I agree! The Nars Orgasm would look awesome with a glitter tip (faux French Manicure. But I’m a sucker for gold glitter nail polish any day.

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    This Time Round 10219 posts, Sugar Beekeeper @ 5:20 pm

    Lovin’ the choices…

    Usually I am a GOLD Girl all the way… but these certainly make for some great alternatives.

    # 1- Fave would have to be the “Give Peach a Chance” with the French Gold Tip

    # 2- “Orgasm” with a touch of sparkle at the tip… like SOONTOBEMRSBOO suggested with her posted link.

    Actually it is pretty tough to choose between the two without seeing them in person… I find a lot of times colours don’t translate the best over the computer… much better IRL.

    Hope this helps (some),

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    SouthernmostBride 111 posts, Blushing bee @ 6:16 pm

    I fully support Orgasm, on wedding days and every days.

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    superduperbrit 2466 posts, Buzzing bee @ 6:28 pm

    I like the orgasm one the best but I think you can do better.

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    Red Poppy 31 posts, Newbee @ 6:35 pm

    Orgasm looks the prettiest to me, while the other two are more trendy (I just bought glitter gold polish today!). Are you planning to use the same color on your toes?

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    vttp926 947 posts, Busy bee @ 6:54 pm

    I like the Give Peach a Chance french manicure twist but color wise I like Orgasm so much more.

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    thebestisyettocome 57 posts, Worker bee @ 6:57 pm

    I say gold glitter on the base. Glitter is always the answer if you ask me 😀

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    sword 1029 posts, Bumble bee @ 7:45 pm

    Love the peach with the gold tip!

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    Mrs.Mods 332 posts, Helper bee @ 8:10 pm

    Orgasm. All the way. Looks MUUUUUCH nicer on your nail with your skin tone.
    I dont mind the little bit of glitter at the base either. :)

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    curlymama318 838 posts, Busy bee @ 8:21 pm

    I like the Orgasm, but with the gold tip. That would be super pretty!

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    acciotoni, Guest @ 8:56 pm

    oh my gosh, I LOVE the peach and gold french! It looks amazing! :)

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    mzjynxie 783 posts, Busy bee @ 9:58 pm

    The gold and gold glitter looks great, “orgasm” was my fave colour on you actually…try gold tipping that one, or glitterizing it :)

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    Beast 28 posts, Newbee @ 2:38 am

    Orgasm! It’s so fresh and pretty!

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    wb3245 4225 posts, Honey bee @ 4:54 am

    I think ‘orgasm’ would look pretty with a gold tip :)

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    mcdonald_515 93 posts, Worker bee @ 4:58 am

    #1 is my fav! The manicure looks AWEsome! but I do love the color #2 but not fussy on the gold base 😛

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    Beaukat 317 posts, Helper bee @ 6:01 am

    I vote for the french manicure!

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    Futuremrscz 117 posts, Blushing bee @ 6:45 am

    I like the give peach a chance with gold tip the best!

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    thirdtimebride 483 posts, Helper bee @ 7:43 am

    Orgasm with or without the glitter gets my vote, though the Peach with Gold tips (but only with the gold tips) is a close second.

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    dancindiva 130 posts, Blushing bee @ 8:16 am

    The Peach with the French gold tip is amazing! May steal… I love the idea of a twist on a boring French mani.

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    HeathenSwan 779 posts, Busy bee @ 9:40 am

    I like the orgasm color the best by itself, no glitter.

    Am I the only one who doesn’t find that awkward to say? Isn’t this something we all want, anyway?

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    alicia1745 1118 posts, Bumble bee @ 10:27 am

    Team Orgasm!

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    coyote 1932 posts, Buzzing bee @ 12:34 pm

    Ohhh I love the one on the left, but I’m a sucker for french manis. 😀 Orgasm comes in second place, but probably just because of the name. 😉

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    BabyBlueEyes 235 posts, Helper bee @ 1:17 pm

    I think my favorite is the Give Peach a Chance, glitter or no glitter (both are great!), or the gold with glitter. I love glitter!!

    I wish I could do something cool for my nails my wedding day but everyone (I mean EVERYONE) thinks it’s the dumbest idea ever. I know I could be Bridezilla, but on something little like nails I feel like I can compromise.

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    jacofblues 1468 posts, Bumble bee @ 2:46 pm

    okay so heres my notes! I like the orgasm colour but plain, not with the gold glitter. I really do like the french manicure idea with the gold strip but the base colour is too yellowy, I think you would need a paler colour for it to really sing!

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    kayrie95 840 posts, Busy bee @ 11:58 am

    I like the Orgasm best, despite the awkwardness of the name. I can see it now… “Your nails are such a pretty color. What nail polish is that?”
    “Oh. It’s… um… uh… ‘Orgasm.’ By NARS.”

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