Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day...

I have another awareness manicure to share with you today. This is in support of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day which is today, October 15th. It is a cause that I was quite clueless about until recently when Wave of Polish began to share their stories and show their support on Instagram. Unlike other causes which aim to raise awareness and money for disease research, this aims to provide support to those who have lost a child. My heart goes out to anyone who has suffered such a loss and I would like show my support with this manicure...


For this manicure I created a gradient of OPI Pink Friday and Can't Find My Czechbook over a white base of SinfulColors Snow Me White. I painted the little footprints using Snow Me White. The pink and blue ribbon which is a the symbol for the cause is made out of heart shaped rhinestones. The hearts are meant to represent the love for all of the babies lost...


I had a bit of trouble applying a smooth layer of top coat over so many rhinestones which is why it bubbled...




For more information on this cause you can visit october15th.com who invite everyone to light at candle at 7pm their own time and create a wave of light across the world. Wave of Polish similarly invites everyone to post a pink and blue manicure and create a wave of polish...

Thanks for looking!
Anutka :)


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11 comments:

  1. Wow this is truly a beautiful manicure and an amazing way to raise awareness for this sad yet important day.

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  2. Gorgeous!!!
    Kisses
    Eva - www.adegadeesmaltes.blogspot.com

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  3. What a gorgeous manicure for such a special cause. I so love the ribbon that you made out if heart rhinestones seriously amazing idea! Just beautiful :)

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  4. Sweet but sad. I know two women personally that have lost babies. WOnderful remembrance with the little hears in the remember ribbon pattern.

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  5. Such a beautiful manicure to help raise awareness. x

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  6. Love your mani, and love the way you pulled our attention to such an important subject! Didn't knew it was support of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, so thanks for sharing. I know some women who lost their child. It's very sad.

    http://www.seferys.com/

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  7. Hi Anutka, I've nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award! Love following your blog, congratulations :) Your photos are absolutely beautiful.
    http://kelsieyum.blogspot.co.nz/, Kelsie.

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  8. This is gorgeous! I love the meaning behind it as well.

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  9. Thank you everyone! I'm glad I was able to bring this cause to your attention! It is so sad to think of all the little ones lost and all those left to remember them! <3

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  10. Beautiful manicure! And as a mother who lost an infant at birth, thank you so so much for spreading awareness!

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