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Showing posts from January, 2016

The Last Night

Evening People!

In my last post, I showed you my Christmas nail art. Well today, I've got my New Year's manicure for you! I'm not really that big on New Year celebrations so I wanted to keep my nail art casual but still celebratory :)

I decided to do confetti inspired nail art over a glitter creme base. So I started the manicure by painting all my nails in Lacquerhead Polish 'What Happened Last Night' (mainly for the name, ha!). This is a white creme with small cobalt blue and light purple hex and square glitters. There are some lilac stars mixed in too but you can't really see them as the base covers them up :(

Once this was dry, I painted on a coat of Essie 'Good To Go' to smooth over some of the stars. Then, using a small dotting tool and Jessica 'Kensington Rose' (pearlescent pink), I started to add clusters of dots to each nail.

I carried on adding to these clusters (using the same dotting tools) with Barry M 'Silver Foil'(metallic …

Old But New

A Good Evening To You!

A very belated post I'm afraid but I wanted to show you my Christmas Day manicure :) I've always loved the look of vintage ornaments as they remind me of my Grandma and happy Christmas holidays spent up north. So I decided to paint some pastel, super sparkly ornaments on each of my nails!

First, I painted all of my nails with Rimmel 'Your Majesty', a beautiful one-coat silver metallic nail polish. This polish surprised me with a fantastic formula and literally no chipping! Pretty great for a cheaper brand :)

For the ornaments, I first painted the overall shape of each ornament with my favourite striping brush and Essie 'Blanc', an opaque white creme.

Once this was dry, I added colour and detail using the following nail polishes; Zoya 'Rory' (rose pink with fine silver shimmer), Barry M 'Mist'(pastel blue pearl matte), Revlon Parfumerie 'Beachy' (gold/brass metallic) and Rimmel 'Pear Drop' (pearlescent turqu…