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Friday, 20 September 2013

NOTD: Jeans for Genes Day

Jeans for Genes is a British charity raising awareness and funds for children with genetic disorders; today, September 20th, is their national fundraising day whereby people wear jeans to school/work in return for a donation. Now that I'm not at school, and not yet working, I decided that I'd like to show my support on my blog - with a denim-inspired NOTD post! Here, I've used one coat of Barry M's 'Denim' over one coat of OPI Nail Envy. I love 'Denim'; whilst it looks almost frosted in the bottle, it dries to a semi-matte finish on the nail and in my opinion, looks just like denim.
Barry M Denim NOTD
Once this was dry, I used an Allura Stamping Plate (P21) and a gold Technic polish to stamp on the zip details; my nails are slightly too long for the zips to fill the nails, which I think would have looked better, but nonetheless I'm pretty happy with how they turned out!
NOTD Jeans for Genes Day Nail Art
I then added a coat of Nail Envy as a top coat, but I kind of wish I hadn't as I much prefer how it looks matte as opposed to glossy - ah well, you live and learn! Which do you prefer?
Genes for Jeans Day Nail Art NOTD
If you are able to and would like to make a donation to Jeans for Genes, you can do so here; remember, every little helps so anything you can afford to give will make a difference!
Have you heard of Jeans for Genes Day before? Are you supporting it at school or work this year?

This month's featured blogger is the lovely Sophie Jane - have a peek at her blog for lovely reviews, recipes and more!


  1. They look so cool! I've tried one of those stamping tools before, but all I ever get is a big blob of smudge! Never heard of Jeans for Genes day, but it's a good concept :) x

  2. I love it and I think I agree with matte being the better option of the two xx

    Beautyqueenuk xx

  3. Such a great idea and how good is that stamping kit! I need something like that for my shaky hands haha :)
    Amy x
    -A Little Boat Sailing-

  4. This is so cute and so creative I am so loving this nail art (:

  5. Love the little zippers! So cute!

  6. What a cool nail design.
    Adela x



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