Dedicated with sincere appreciation to the supernice cashier with a lovely smile at Wal-Mart who complimented me on my manicure… here’s a closer look, since she wasn’t able to inspect my nails to her satisfaction [nor could I show them to mine] with such a long line of impatient customers…

Etude House If Story Nail Kit IV, If the White Witch Melts with Love.  Left, No.1 If the White Witch.  Right, No. 2 Melts With Love.

Etude House If Story Nail Kit IV, If the White Witch Melts with Love. Left, No.1 If the White Witch. Right, No. 2 Melts With Love.

Products used for today's mani include Icing by Claire's Posh Princess, Essence Nail Art Special Effect Topper 07 Soft Touch, The Face Shop Hand Cream (blueberry!)...

Products used for today’s mani include Icing by Claire’s Posh Princess, Essence Nail Art Special Effect Topper 07 Soft Touch, The Face Shop Hand Cream (blueberry!)…

Etude House No. 1 If the White Witch

Etude House No. 1 If the White Witch

Etude House No. 1 If the White Witch

Etude House No. 1 If the White Witch

Etude House No. 2 Melts With Love, not used in this post but loved dearly!

Etude House No. 2 Melts With Love, not used in this post but loved dearly!

Again, due to aforementioned belovedness...

Again, due to aforementioned belovedness…

What I used to top it all off...

What I used to top it all off…

The Face Shop blueberry hand cream... my final expensive step.  TFS is mostly affordable (even more so in its nation of origin, South Korea, and other parts of Asia), but here in California, this was one of the wallet-busters...

The Face Shop blueberry hand cream… my final expensive step. TFS is mostly affordable (even more so in its nation of origin, South Korea, and other parts of Asia), but here in California, this was one of the wallet-busters…