Monday, December 30, 2013

BBF Pink Madness is a girly glitter mix of white, black and pink

Pink Madness is another beauty from Brazil.  This is one of those better in real life lacquers, which is why I was debating whether or not I should post it.  The pink glitters are actually holographic and they sparkle on the nails very nicely.  The black and white are matte, but neither of them are overwhelming, there is a nice balance between the two.






Layering Order:
OPI Nail Envy
2 coats Liquid Sky Lacquer White Christmas
1 coat  BBF Esmaltes Pink Madness
Hong Kong Girl Topcoat

Friday, December 27, 2013

Shimmer Elsa

Disclosure

I've worn lots of red and green this season, but I forgot how festive red and blue looks with little bits of gold.  These pictures are also from Summer, but I think this combination looks much better in the Winter months.  Elsa was great over most Fall colors, although I think it looks best on its own.  The formula was flawless.

Where to order: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ShimmerPolish color chart here






Layering Order:
2 coats NailNation 3000 Limelight
1 coat Shimmer Elsa
1 coat Poshe Fast Drying Basecoat
no topcoat in these pictures

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Layering Order:
2 coats Lilypad Lacquer Baby Boy Blue
1 coat Shimmer Elsa
1 coat Poshe Fast Drying Basecoat
no topcoat in these pictures

♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥.♥






Layering Order:
3 coats Shimmer Elsa
1 coat Poshe Fast Drying Basecoat
no topcoat in these pictures

Thursday, December 26, 2013

some holiday manis I wore

I haven't had much time to take pics, and although I didn't break any nails, I did have a minor cut that wouldn't allow me to blog :(  I hope it heals soon.  I had a great holiday.  Lovely whether where I live too, yesterday we were at 80*F, I went to the beach to run with a friend, and it was packed.  I hope your holidays were great as well <3



Layering Order:
Chanel Protective Basecoat
3 coats Robyn's Green Xmas Franken
2 coats Shimmer Celine (ring only)
Sally Hansen Diamond Flash Topcoat

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Layering Order:
OPI Nail Envy
4 coats Smitten What Sorcery is this?
3 coats Colors by Llarowe Leather & Lace (ring only)
Silver Xmas Tree Decal & Purple Star (ring only)
Sally Hansen Diamond Flash Topcoat

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Layering Order:
Chanel Protective Basecoat
1 coat Barielle Dinner at 8
1 coat China Glaze This One Is For You
1 coat China Glaze Party Hearty
1 coat China Glaze This One Is For You
1 coat Poshe Fast Drying Basecoat
Glisten & Glow H K Girl Topcoat

Monday, December 23, 2013

I Love Nail Polish Blue Steel and Pixie Dust

These are a couple of good holos that I had on the back burner.  I'm posting some quick pics today, and a short post because I have too much food to cook and too many gifts to wrap!






Layering Order:
2 coats I Love Nail Polish Blue Steel
no basecoat or topcoat in these pictures


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Layering Order:
2 coats I Love Nail Polish Pixie Dust
no basecoat or topcoat in these pictures

Friday, December 20, 2013

Lilac Glittery Jelly Sandwich

The holidays are coming to an end and although I haven't worn too many themed manis, I feel like the ones I've done were satisfactory enough (i.e.: quality over quantity this year, it seems).  I was pleasantly surprised of how dense and easy to apply this Sally Hansen was.  I like the way the silver glitter turns white when I add an extra coat of lilac jelly, so I topped it for the first set of pictures.  I wore it before the sandwich and I liked it better that way, I have included pictures below.  I have also posted a video of how sparkly this was.







Layering Order:
OPI Nail Envy
1 coat Nfu Oh JS13
1 coat Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Open Mica Night
 coat Nfu Oh JS13
Silver Holographic Snowflakes from Glitter Unique
1 coat Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Open Mica Night
2 coats Poshe Fast Drying Basecoat
Glisten & Glow Hong Kong Girl Topcoat
1 coat Nfu Oh JS13

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Layering Order:
OPI Nail Envy
1 coat Nfu Oh JS13
1 coat Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Open Mica Night
 coat Nfu Oh JS13
Silver Holographic Snowflakes from Glitter Unique
1 coat Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Open Mica Night
2 coats Poshe Fast Drying Basecoat
Glisten & Glow Hong Kong Girl Topcoat

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Ninja Polish Glamorous is a dark blue holographic

Glamorous is a gorgeous deep blue.  The application was flawless and it is a perfect 2-coater.  I think it looks great in the Winter, I like how blues look under white light, when the skies are cloudy.  That being said, these pictures are a bit old.  I think they are from this past Summer.  This is very similar to OPI DS glamour, but in my honest opinion, the flame is different, although the colors are the same.  I know that they have been compared before, but I've included my comparisons below.  For other OPI DS Glamour comparisons click here and here.






Layering Order:
2 coats Ninja Polish Glamorous
no basecoat or topcoat in these pictures

BONUS PICTURES - Ninja Polish Glamorous compared to OPI DS Glamour





Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Dior Sparkling black is great for a true black textured look

This is hard to describe because it is matte and sparkly at the same time.  I'm not a fan of textured anything on my nails and this is no exception.  For me, nails have to be smooth.  Even if I have 5 layers of glitter, in the end, I like my topcoat, and that glossy look.  That being said, this looks really cool in pictures.  In real life, I would probably wear it once to a party, but I must avoid fuzzy sweaters.  From this set, I much prefer the gold one that I posted before, because I was able to use topcoat and it didn't dull the sparkly effect.  I want more like these, I really like the glitter, it is every delicate, nothing you would find at a craft store.






Layering Order:
OPI Nail Envy
2 coats NPB Glitter-a-peel
1 coat Wet n Wild Black Creme
Hong Kong Girl Topcoat (let dry)
1 coat Dior Fixing Base
Dior Sparkling Black from Nail Sparkling Powders Set