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This Moody Manicure is a totally Sally Hansen Mani & I made an attempt at trying Stamping for the very first time.  I’ve been longing for this nice Konad kit & Plates I have on my Amazon Wishlist (My Nail Dreams Wishlist) for awhile, but I haven’t had a Fairy Nail Buddy to bless me with it yet.  So on a trip to Walmart I came across the Fing’rs Flirt Stamping Kit & Nail Art Disks.  The Fing’rs kit was on sale for around $6 and the disks were $3 so I figured why not try them.

My first attempt at stamping didn’t go so great. I’m not sure if it’s because of the thickness of the Polish I used or what. I definitely get how it works but my technique is lacking a little.  I can’t seem to get a good transfer from the plate to my stamper to make a good impression on my nails.  I did manage to get 1 Nail done though, you’ll see it in some of the pics below.

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The Fing’rs Nail Stamping Kit comes with:

  • 1 Nail Art Disk
  • 1 White Polish
  • 1 Scraper
  • 1 Stamper
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As you can see, the plates are numbered so you can collect them all.

The Polishes I’m using for this Moody Manicure are:

  • Sally Hansen Insta Dry – 425 Blue Away – Target $3.59
  • Sally Hansen Double Duty Base & Top Coat – Target $3.99
  • Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Xtreme Wear – 360 Mellow Yellow – Target $2.49
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Sally Hansen Double-Duty, Insta Dry & Xtreme Wear Polishes

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I love this softness of Blue Away & Mellow Yellow which are perfect pastels for Spring.  The Insta Dry Polishes are a thicker polish with a Large Flat Brush so smooth stroking is very important.  If you’re using any of the Insta Dry’s be sure not to overdo it.  Stroke once full down the middle & just a bit to each side for more even coats.  This isn’t a polish you’d want to have to do many touch ups with because it’s not as forgiving as a thinner polish.   It really looks pretty all glossed up with a top coat.

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My Failed Attempt at Stamping. This is the best nail I could get on my first try.

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I’m gonna have to give the stamping another try, maybe with a darker base & a larger plate design.  For some reason the plate designs I have don’t seem to cover the surface of my Thumb or Middle Finger.   I wonder if the Konad Plates are larger with deeper crevices?  If anyone has tried them before please let me know.

Until Next Time Stars!

-Stellar Out

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6 Responses

    • Naturally Stellar

      I was horrible LOL!! How can something that looks so simple be so freakin’ hard? Smh. Thanks for the nail link up I’m glad I found your blog 🙂

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