On a recent trip to Ulta, I picked up three brights that totally put me in the mood for Spring! Although California really needs the rain, and I love the rain, all my pretty flowers are blooming and I'm ready for a little sun, or at least some brightness.The three colors I picked up were … Continue reading 3 Bright Polishes Perfect for Spring!
So I'm going to start re-capping my Holiday manicures before I go back to showing you all my old manicures before the holidays (there's still about 4 that I have to show you).The first Holiday manicure was a blue and white and glitter manicure completely inspired by Coewless. She is a super amazing nail artist … Continue reading Holiday Nails: Blue & White Holiday Sweater Pattern inspired by MrCandiiPants & Coewless
Still playing catch-up on my NOTW posts guys. I'm sorry, again, lol.This was from about three months ago, according to my Instagram. I found Nailsbysophiaa back in September and absolutely loved her feed. There were so many inspiring manicures that I knew I wanted to recreate, but this one caught my eye and I just … Continue reading NOTW: Neon Nautical Inspired by Nailsbysophiaa!
Happy holiday season everybody! Technically holiday season doesn't start until December, but for the beauty world, it basically starts in September. Remember when holiday collections came out in November? Well generally now they come out the first week of October. I'm not complaining though because I love the holidays.China Glaze's holiday collection this year is … Continue reading China Glaze Happy Holiglaze 2013 Swatches!
For the people who want something completely opposite from Chanel Taboo, well here's a little neon for you today.Just at the beginning of my summer, I cut my nails down to nubbins, and ombred them with some neons. And it was fabulous. And obnoxious. And the best.Using the makeup sponge technique I used China Glaze … Continue reading Neon Ombre – China Glaze Sun Worshipper, Flip Flop Fantasy, Pool Party
I've recently picked up some new polishes, both from China Glaze's summer collection, the Sunsational collection. It's a full 12 color collection, of all neons! I was certainly very excited for this collection because China Glaze is the company responsible for my favorite neon of all time, Flip Flop Fantasy. When I read that the … Continue reading Summer 2013 – NOTW: China Glaze "Neon and On and On" and "Shell-O"
This is another Instagram inspired (copied) manicure. One of my favorite nail artists on Instagram is @kpandaanails! I started following her probably about 6 months ago and was browsing all her photos when I found this manicure she posted a while back and realized that a) I loved them and that b) I could do … Continue reading NOTW – Duochrome Gradient featuring China Glaze New Bohemian Collection
Gahhhh sorry about the messy cuticle area. And the dry cuticles. On Instagram, one of my favorite nail art inspirations is KPandaNails. She has amazing posts. I want to try everything she does. This is one of the first of her manicures that I duplicated. It's a pastel rainbow gradient with a flakey top coat.The method I … Continue reading NOTW: Rainbow Gradient – KPandaNails Inspired
About a month ago, I ran out of nail wheels so I ventured over to Head2Toe Beauty and browsed through some of the polishes they had. I also ended up picking a few OPI polishes from a nearby salon so, I have all of the swatches for you guys :)From Head2Toe I got some of … Continue reading Swatches – China Glaze Glitz & Pieces, OPI Mariah Carey, Orly neons