Good morning, my wonderful readers! How is your weekend going so far? Have you started to celebrate early? ;) We are off to have a good Saturday with my husband’s family, but first, here are my mani & pedi for today.
For my manicure, I started off with Pretty & Polished White Hot from the July box. This kind of finish isn’t my favorite, but since I was partially covering it up, I’m okay with it. This is 2 coats.
It has a really pretty green shimmer though that I couldn’t really capture, unfortunately.
I then used P&P True Blue and Red-y.Set.Go! (both from the July box) and wavy lines and stars from You Polish (press sample) to create a flag.
This is so pretty in the sunshine! I am in so much love with True Blue – I can tell it’s going to be a favorite of mine.
For my pedicure, I used the Little Miss Independent nail polish trio from Colors by Llarowe, plus China Glaze Fairy Dust. I know, the picture is taken at a strange angle, but I can’t take pictures of my feet anymore (thank you, baby bump!) so my husband had to take this photo for me. LOL.
Well, I hope you have a great day today, and be safe out there!
Good morning all! It’s Friday and the celebratory weekend is almost here. I hope you have some fun plans if you’re in America for Independence Day! If you’re still looking for some ideas for your nails, be sure to check out last year’s 5 Easy Manicures For July 4th.
Today is just a quick post with a few Sephora Formula X polishes: Magma, Spectrum, and Loose Cannon.
Magma is an orange glass fleck nail polish with gold flecks. It has a bit of a pink undertone, I wish it was a bit more prevalent. This is 3 coats, no top coat. It reminds me of Zoya Alma that I showed you the other day.
Spectrum is a red glass fleck nail polish with gold and purple shimmer. Really interesting red polish, for sure! This is 3 coats, no top coat.
Last, I used Loose Cannon over Spectrum. Loose Cannon is a slightly tinted black based polish with glitters of black and white that dry to a textured finish. I’ll have to play around with color combinations, but I like this one! This is 1 coat over Spectrum.
Well, tomorrow, I’ll have a fun Independence Day manicure and pedicure to show you, so until then,
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Good morning everyone! I have never done Canada Day nail art, but this year, I thought I’d give it a whirl. :) I wanted to use two polishes from Pretty & Polished’s July box because I thought they’d work out so well (and they did!).
I started off with 2 coats of Pretty & Polished Red-y.Set.Go! on my index and pinky fingers. On my middle and ring fingers, I used 2 coats of Pretty & Polished White Hot Summer.
For the maple leaf, I used Red-y. Set. Go! Even though it turned out a bit crooked, it still looks like a maple leaf, right? Right? :P
To all my Canadian friends and readers out there, I hope you have a great day today! :)
Good morning everyone! I hope you are enjoying the weather, wherever you are. We are gearing up for kind of a busy week ahead of us, sometimes it’s nice to just sit and relax at the end of the day. :)
Awhile back, Lauren from You Polish had reached out to some nail bloggers who are parents, to see if they’d be interested in reviewing some “Mommy & Me” nail vinyl decals. I jumped at the chance, because not only do I love to do my nails, my little girl loves to have her nails done as well. :) I was sent three different sheets to try out:
Bows, spirals, and mermaids (full sheet):
Cupcakes, butterflies, straight lines (I was sent a half-sheet):
Hearts, stars, and wavy lines (half sheet):
I love the fact that each decal and lines set are made in several different sizes for those small child fingers, and my fingers as well. The lines and cut-outs were a little hard to separate from each other – make sure you have an exacto knife handy.
Good morning, lacquer lovers! I hope you had simply the best weekend. :) It’s been super hot here, and my office is a sauna, so apologies for missing the In Case You Missed It round up post on Saturday. It’ll be back next week! Today, though, I have a super hot and fun summery manicure for you.
I started with 3 thin coats of ellagee The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway on my index and pinky fingers.
On my middle and ring fingers, I used 3 thin coats of Julie G Oh Em Gee!. I then used Julie G White Orchid on my ring finger to create an anchor, and on my middle finger, I used a bow vinyl decal from You Polish (press sample).
Of course, here’s an up-close shot of the ellagee polish. Isn’t it just a beauty?
I had so much fun creating this manicure, and I loathed to take it off! Isn’t that the best thing about creating a good manicure, though? You can still buy the bow vinyl decals from YouPolish for $5.50 for 75 on a sheet.
Well, I hope you have a great start to your week, talk to you soon!
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Hi everyone! I hope you are ready for an awesome weekend! Do you have any plans? This is the first weekend we don’t…and I’m not sure I want to rush to make any since it’s going to get very hot. On the plus side though, the pool is set up and almost ready to go. :D
Today I have Celestial Cosmetics Adrenalin to show you. This is a gorgeous lime green holographic nail polish, shown here in 3 thin coats plus top coat.
This is such a perfect summery nail polish color! It makes me think of mojitos and nighttime talks over drinks. (Sometimes my imagination runs away with me, lol!)
I hope you have a great weekend – I’ll be seeing you on Monday with some very fun nail art!