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Mani Monday: Orthodox Christmas Nails

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Some people are so lucky that they get to celebrate Christmas twice! And well, I’m one of them :) Due to discrepancies in the Gregorian and the Julian calendars, Orthodox Christmas is celebrated on the 7th of January. It’s more of a religious celebration than anything else. There are no presents or shopping frenzies, there’s an all night long church service starting at 11pm on 6th and finishing about 4am and then a feast on the day of the 7th.

You’ve already seen my 25th of December Christmas nails and of course, to celebrate Orthodox Christmas in a uniquely SoNailicious way I’ve also created this manicure.

This red and green nail design is entirely hand-painted. Being on holidays means I have more time for freehand experiments and practicing my line work. Speaking of which, I can’t wait to finally launch our YouTube channel! I’ll be showing you how to do the best freehand manicures. We’ve already filmed a few tutorials and now working hard on the editing, so it won’t be long.

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Used:  OPI Just Beclaus (wine red) and Amazon… Amazoff (green), Cirque Colours Reflektor and Orly In A Snap top coat and Essie Matte About You matte top coat.

Wearing:  Spikes Ring.

So, what do you think of these Orthodox Christmas Nails? And which version do you prefer – matte or glossy?

– Maria, xx

***Want to see more freehand nail art ideas? We’ve got you.  Or, are you looking for something more straightforward? Head over here.

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