Saturday, March 26, 2011

Tattoos and Jewels: Diamond Cosmetics Moonsand

Hello ladies,

Philadelphia has been experiencing winter temperatures amidst the onset of Spring. I think the purple pansies and daffodils are as confused as residents downtown. My manicure today was also a union of opposites. I paired a tribal tattoo design with jewels.

Using black Konad special polish, I stamped the tattoo pattern from image plate T02. I alternated the stamping position every other nail. Large gems were placed on my thumb, middle and pinky nails. On my pointer and ring fingers, I used two rainbow rhinestones to border the image.

I am really loving the T series from chez-delaney. There are some adventurous designs that offer clean and easy transfers.

A charcoal grey foil, Moonsand can appear silvery in bright light. This is another beautiful foil polish from Diamond Cosmetics. There is also rainbow micro shimmer stirred in. I detect tiny pink and green sparkles. Two coats brought perfect opacity. Stunning!

I hope you enjoyed my elegant take on tribal tattoos.

Moonsand was sent to me for review. US residents can purchase this shade from Visit for international shipping.

Image plate T02 was provided for my consideration. To shop the full line of nail art stamping plates and materials, go to

Happy painting, ladies!


  1. Gorgeous!!! Love Moonsand, and your nails look great as always!

  2. Not only do the colors on your nails look great but the color of the pansies and the daffodils are intense. They are beautiful props. :)

  3. really a dramatic effect - from far it looks almost like crackle. beautiful.

  4. Wow, wat an incredibly gorgeous color! I love the konad on it.

  5. I love this manicure, it's peaceful and agressive at the same time. I love its ambiguity :)

  6. Hooray the flowers are back! Love this stamp and the jewels. The polish I really love. Foils are just fantastic. Love them and find it hard not to order every one I see.

  7. Judy: Thanks so much! There isn't a foil from Diamond Cosmetics I don't love. Great polish!

    Silence is Loud: Thanks! It was a lot of fun to put together.

    Kimberly: Thank you! I am so happy to be encountering Spring flowers. There will be many more to come. :)

  8. Erzebeth Bathory: Thanks! The design does work with the crackle trend. So true!

    Silva: Thanks so much! I love how Moonsand is a little deeper than the typical silver foil. I caught myself staring at my nails throughout the day. ;)

  9. Akuma Kanji: Thank you! I love your description of the look!

    Lucy: Thank you so much! We certainly share a love of foils! So eye catching! I am looking forward to the season of flowers. <3


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