The red is two coats of Ulta Bombeshell, an awesome red jelly with scattered holo, although it is gritty when dry. I stamped with Sinful Snow Me White and the candy canes from Bunny Nails HD-F.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
There is just not enough time in December to do all the festive manicures I'd like for the holidays. Between snowflakes, santas and other fun ideas, I have to hurry and bust out as many as possible. To kick-off the holidays I needed some sparkle and argyle.
Monday, December 8, 2014
I had not heard of Venique before receiving a press release. When I saw the holiday samples I was excited to see swatches of the foil and the glitters.
You Kiss 1 Mall Santa. You've Kissed Them All
Selfies with Santa
Being the glitter fan I am, all of these polishes really struck my fancy. You Kiss and Holidays are both two coats with no base or topcoat. You Kiss is a beautiful fuchsia with a silver foil base. It went on smoothly and was a nice formula. I added one coat of Selfies with Santa on top of You Kiss. Awesome glitter bomb!
#HOLIDAYS is a silver scattered holo polish. It dried a bit gritty but nothing a good topcoat couldn't even out.
The polishes range from $7.95 to $8. All great polishes for a festive 2014 winter season.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
What a wonderfully perfect polish for Thanksgiving! This milk chocolate linear holo is something that totally puts me into a trance. Even out of sunlight, the lines dance in the bottle and on my nail. I don't own many Dance Legend polishes.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Aren't thermal polishes the best thing ever? Especially now that Indie creators are adding glitters and shimmer and flakies. I picked up a Lavish Polish colors and threw in Peach Please! because of the great thermal and golden flakies.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
I recently received Barielle's Jetsetter collection. This is their fall/winter release. I can definitely see using a lot of these colors in my holiday manis and nail art.
Kiss Me Kate is a creamy beige/pink - not quite mannequin hands but a nice nude
Rain in Spain - creamy light periwinkle
Gondola Ride - a creamy sage green
Irish Eyes - While this and Gondola Ride look similar, they have enough of a difference than I was able to capture in my photos. This is a a creamy moss green.
Autumn in Seoul - a deep copper shimmer - very pretty and a nice fall hue
Midnight in Paris - creamy midnight blurple
All swatches are two coats and I didn't use a basecoat or topcoat for any of these. Each 5 free polish retails for $8 a piece and can be purchased here.
There was some staining with the darker colors so be sure to use a BC. Overall the creams were smooth and opaque. I think they would be awesome for stamping. For some reason I am just loving Rain in Spain the most. Which color are you being drawn to?
Friday, November 7, 2014
You KNOW I have to do a few orange and blue manis ladies! Showing some love for my Denver Broncos and that beast Peyton Manning. I had the perfect polish from Llarowe's big game collection last year (although the game results were definitely not what I had hoped) I still got my hands on her custom holo Bronco Blue.
The rest of the nails I used two coats of Bronco Blue. The perfect Sunday mani for the W!
Saturday, October 25, 2014
No like really, scary. Do NOT attempt a patchwork mani without Seche Vite on hand. I thought my Out the Door would do just fine and after two hours I finally just lived with this and called it a night.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014
It's time for the Halloween manis to make their way into my life! I haven't decorated yet and don't know if I have the energy to do so :(. At least my nails can get into the swing of things.