Nails – Ruby Ruby

Ruby Ruby is my favorite red polish and I figured if I threw in a nude accent it would really bring the color out. Unfortunately, this manicure did not come out as I had envisioned it would but I wanted to share it with you guys anyway.

ruby rubyleotard optional

Main Polish: Sinful Colors in Ruby Ruby

Accent Polish: Sephora by O.P.I in Leotard Optional

red nude

red nude 2

I’m going to try using the colors opposite, I think it might look excellent with Leotard Optional as the main color with an accent of red. I also want to note that I am a big fan of Sinful Colors – the polishes are very affordable at $1.99 and a majority of them have great wear. There is always a few exceptions though, for instance – their mattes aren’t the best and Ruby Ruby while it is my favorite red…. peels so easily. I am constantly having to re paint a nail or do touch ups but since I haven’t found a red to be as true of a color as this one, I stick with it.


  1. February 8, 2013 / 12:06 pm

    That is a true red! So perfect for Valentine’s day!

    • February 8, 2013 / 4:26 pm

      I agree, a lot of red’s are red/orange and I hate that inbetween color. This is perfect

  2. February 8, 2013 / 2:32 pm

    Gorgeous color! n so beautifully done!

  3. February 8, 2013 / 4:22 pm

    Love the boldness! Now come up with some magic using my favorite, Cobalt Blue, and we’ve got ourselves a party! (Wish I could post a picture of my nails on this thing!)

    • February 8, 2013 / 4:24 pm

      thank you!! I loveee cobalt blue – when I get a nice one I’ll def post some looks. Why can’t you post your photos on here?

  4. February 8, 2013 / 5:59 pm

    Such a gorgeous Valentine’s Day color! I have a color that looks a bit like the Leotard Optional one, simply beautiful, I adore that color although I’m more into pastels lately. xo

    • February 9, 2013 / 11:44 am

      I love pastels too! Last year Essie had one called Turks & Caicos which was gorgeous – I’ve seen a lot of brands coming out with a similar shade this year so I’m sure they will be big again 🙂

  5. February 8, 2013 / 7:41 pm

    I agree Sinful polishes are great for the price! Goes on really well.

    • February 9, 2013 / 11:47 am

      I’ve paid over $5 for polish before and once I discovered Sinful Colors… I wonder why! Such a great value

  6. February 8, 2013 / 8:00 pm

    Love the color combo! I need to be more daring with my nails;)

    • February 9, 2013 / 11:46 am

      thanks! You def should be, sometimes it doesn’t work out but that’s when I’m thankful for nail polish remover 🙂

  7. February 9, 2013 / 11:23 am

    I think you did a great job …. the nude and red polish is really pretty. A nude moon-bed and red nail would be really pretty as well. 🙂

    • February 9, 2013 / 11:46 am

      thank you! I love the moon-bed accent, you can do so many color combos with it.

  8. February 9, 2013 / 11:40 am

    ❤❤❤ the nude/red combo

    • February 9, 2013 / 11:45 am

      thank you!!! I wish the accent was just a cleaner line – I have to really press down that sticker next time lol

  9. miniatureblush
    February 9, 2013 / 6:18 pm

    Thanks for the review! I always see Sinful polishes at the drugstore and have wondered about them 🙂 looks like a must-try

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