My ISU Cyclones Manicure! #cyclONEnation

Cyclones manicure 1

Happy Friday!  Well, I guess it’s Saturday now, isn’t it?

Most people who know me know that I’m not a huge sports fan- I particularly loathe football.  I mean, I’d rather drink yak piss than watch football.  But, when it comes to basketball, I’m a HUGE fan- particularly when it comes to my beloved alma mater, the Iowa State Cyclones!

Well, after finishing out the season ranked #2 in the Big 12, we’re now almost done with the conference tournament.  The Cyclones beat OSU Thursday night, TCU Friday night, and will be facing off against Press Virginia, I mean West Virginia, in the Big 12 Championship tonight at 5pm CST.  To show my spirit from afar, I decided to do a cardinal and gold manicure to honor the Cyclones.

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To start, I prepped my nails with a Deborah Lippmann base coat, then used a Sephora OPI red.  I usually use my Formula X VIB Rouge red, but I couldn’t find it, and I noticed this one at the bottom of my box, so I tried it.  Then I did my tips with a white from Essie.  I went over the white with a shimmery yellow gold by Zoya called “Kerry,” then finished off with my Nails Inc. Caviar top coat.  Easy-peasy!

Headed to bed now, and I’ll be dreaming of a Cyclone victory!  Let’s go State!

Cyclones manicure 2

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