My glorious pinky nail, which my husband makes fun of, calls my coke nail, and pretend-threatens to break off. This is kind of a personal challenge, just for fun. I started growing out my nails around the end of December when I quit working at Subway. Once I noticed my pinky nail was getting exceptionally long, I stopped trimming it to see how long it would get before it broke or I gave up and cut it.

My glorious pinky nail, which my husband makes fun of, calls my coke nail, and pretend-threatens to break off. This is kind of a personal challenge, just for fun. I started growing out my nails around the end of December when I quit working at Subway. Once I noticed my pinky nail was getting exceptionally long, I stopped trimming it to see how long it would get before it broke or I gave up and cut it.

WnW Megalast in Sugar Coat and essie - the more the merrier

WnW Megalast in Sugar Coat and essie - the more the merrier

Last summer I got a job that didn’t allow nail polish or acrylics, so I was finally able to break my constant acrylic habit and let my nails recover. Unfortunately, constant handwashing and dishwashing kept my nails in a fragile, broken states. Then I got fired on Christmas Eve, so I started growing my nails out. And here they are now. I can’t remember the last time my natural nails looked so long and perfect. :)

Last summer I got a job that didn’t allow nail polish or acrylics, so I was finally able to break my constant acrylic habit and let my nails recover. Unfortunately, constant handwashing and dishwashing kept my nails in a fragile, broken states. Then I got fired on Christmas Eve, so I started growing my nails out. And here they are now. I can’t remember the last time my natural nails looked so long and perfect. :)

Finally, after several months of working at a Subway that didn’t allow nail polish, I can paint my nails again. And having time off from daily dish washing allowed my to be able to grow my nails out to a decent length without them breaking all the time. This pleases me.

Finally, after several months of working at a Subway that didn’t allow nail polish, I can paint my nails again. And having time off from daily dish washing allowed my to be able to grow my nails out to a decent length without them breaking all the time. This pleases me.

elf polish in Thunderstorm, Liquid Metal, and Midnight Mystery

elf polish in Thunderstorm, Liquid Metal, and Midnight Mystery

Essie Vested Interest, Absolutely Shore, and Pure Pearlfection

Essie Vested Interest, Absolutely Shore, and Pure Pearlfection

Rainbow dots

Rainbow dots

China Glaze Glistening Snow with Essie Set in Stones

China Glaze Glistening Snow with Essie Set in Stones

I outgrew my previous nail polish holder, so I built this new one using a 2x4’ piece of pegboard. I’m now up to 229 bottles. Unfortunately I just got a job that doesn’t allow nail polish or acrylics :( I’m going to have to get really creative with pedicures instead!

I outgrew my previous nail polish holder, so I built this new one using a 2x4’ piece of pegboard. I’m now up to 229 bottles. Unfortunately I just got a job that doesn’t allow nail polish or acrylics :( I’m going to have to get really creative with pedicures instead!

Sinful Colors Cinderella is a pretty color, but disappointingly sheer. I recommend applying it over a white base coat or a similar pale blue so you don’t have to use 4-5 coats of it just to get an opaque look.

Sinful Colors Cinderella is a pretty color, but disappointingly sheer. I recommend applying it over a white base coat or a similar pale blue so you don’t have to use 4-5 coats of it just to get an opaque look.