Thursday, February 27, 2014

Barielle Mardi Gras Mani Contest!

Every once in a while Barielle likes to hold mani contests on their Facebook page. And this month it's Mardi Gras! Now the main colors are purple, green, and gold. Well, as this is a Barielle contest, and only Barielle products could be used, this is what I had! And I am loving how it turned out!

I added a necklace, an iconic Mardi Gras image, along with a mask with some feathers on top! Middle nail represents the chaos and fun that is Mardi Gras! Party! :)

Each finger started with two coats of Barielle My Tan Blazer (review on this soon!) and topped with Ultra Speed Manicure Extender.

Index: gradient of Green Apple and High Marks Purple with a beaded necklace of Aura Angora.
Middle: fan brush technique with Green Apple and Sexy Mood (review of this coming soon!)
Ring: fan brush of Green Apple and nail art mask decal (didn't trust myself to get it right the first time so I created the decal with polish) using High Marks Purple, Aura Angora, Green Apple, and Sexy Mood
Pinkie: gradient of Green Apple and High Marks Purple with a taped "M" of Sexy Mood.

Would love if you went on over to Barielle's Facebook Page and voted for me! and you should all enter too!

Mardi Gras is filled with pageantry, glamorous costumes, masks, beads & vibrant colors! Keep in mind the 3 colors that define Mardi Gras are purple for justice, green for faith and gold for power. 

So throw us your best Mardi Gras Manicure & upload your photo into our contest. The entry with the most votes by March 3rd wins a $100 coupon code to We can't wait to see what y'all come up with!!! Be sure to check back often and vote for your favorites.

Some of the items in this post were sent for me to review and some were purchased by me.


  1. I really really love the colors. I think that it's cool that you used different techniques for one manicure, it still really fits together in a way. Lovely :). I'm going to vote for you now!

  2. I want to go vote for you, but the widget on Barielle's page isn't loading. :( Either way, I love your look, esp the mask!


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