Is the Christmas ‘Beast’ Gone Hog Wild?

Just Peachy has me pegged this month.  She has kidded me about going ‘hog wild’ with mattes and blings and such.  If you want to check out some very cute and doable mineral makeup looks, you can check out her blog here.  She’s the cutest tom boy I’ve ever seen!

Yep, I think Christmas/Winter Holidays are all about excess.  Can you think of one thing that is known to be ‘held back’ at this time of year?  Food, no.  Spending, hell no!  Alcohol, no.  Being with family, no.  Bling? Oh, Hell, No!!

This mani is so festive I couldn’t take it off tonight.  I want to wear it just one more day.

This is Milani’s ‘Melt With U.’  I picked it up this summer.  So, actually, it’s not from a Holiday collection.  But anything that is this fiery red and sparkly becomes a Holiday nail wear automatically in my stash.  The photos make it more orange than it is in real life.  Shimmery red with golden shimmers within.  If you wear this for summer, it could be a July 4th color.  However, it screams ‘Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown’ to me. 

Sunny window.

Bright Florida sunshine.

This Milani is a charm to apply.  Most are.  This one looked quite nice with one coat but I did a second for maximum coverage.  I have the regular BC, 1 Seche Clear, 2 color coats, 1 Seche Clear and then Quick ‘n Slick for the top coat.  I actually wore this mani a day before spicing up…

Green star rhinestones and some white dot rhinestones.  All random.  All Bling.  I used one of the dotting tools I got in a kit that was my first giveaway winnings.  The rhinestones I got in a lot package at the beauty supply store.  After placing the stones, I used a couple of coats of Seche Vite to keep them in place.  Over night only one came off and that was a star off the pinky.  Other than that, I worked today and nary a one popped off.

For the Holiday, I’m going to be flying to Denver to be with my brother and his family.  I think I will recreate this mani or a very similar one when I go.  Not that I expect my brother to notice (however, he is a very loving, perceptive man) but, it will help me feel more in a festive mood too.  I think the snow and cold weather won’t hurt either!

Do you have your Holiday/Christmas mani planned out yet?