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Mint Green Mani for Talia

In Remembrance of Talia Joy

Talia Joy and Kristy

When I went to IMATS LA, I was fortunate enough to meet Talia Joy. Kristy from BFTE Cosmetics introduced me to her. She was a very talented makeup artist. On Tuesday morning, July 16, 2013, Talia lost her battle with cancer. It never fails to make me cry when I see a child die from cancer. I always feel it’s unfair, because their life was so brief. I know she’s in a better place now. To honor Talia, the beauty community has come together to do mint manis for Talia today, organized by Nail Polish Wars.

For my mani, I chose butter LONDON Two Fingered Salute. It’s a muted, patinaed green cream with copper microglitter.

butter LONDON Two Fingered Salute Mint Green Mani for Talia

taken outdoors, cloudy day

butter LONDON Two Fingered Salute Mint Green Mani for Talia

indoors, under daylight bulb

Just keep swimming…

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    • http://vulcanbutterfly.blogspot.com Vulcan_Butterfly

      How absolutely heartbreaking that someone so young had to go through cancer and had such a brief life. :( I am so sad for her family.

    • electricplumage

      Two Fingered Salute seems like such a fitting tribute to Talia Joy. It’s a beautiful color. It really is sad to see kids going through things like that and to lose their lives so early. But her legacy will definitely be remembered.