Blacklight reactive Rubbing Alcohol manicure with L.A. Colors and Cameo Colours Lacquers

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Cameo Colours Lacquers Shuttity Up Up Up! [November 2017 Polish Pickup Pack], 3 coats plus top coat. I was worried with how packed this is that I would need a lot of top coat, but I didn’t! Everything laid down flat and formula was really nice.
L.A. Colors Energy, 2 coats as base
L.A. Colors Luminous (coral), Electric (purple), Nuclear (blue)

neon rubbing alcohol manicure with L.A. Colors and Cameo Colours Lacquers | Be Happy And Buy Polish

This is my current mani, although I think I’m taking it off later today. The blacklight/neon nails are wearing at the tips really fast, which is annoying. :/ For whatever reason, whenever I have nail art like that, it wears off too fast. But I keep doing it because it’s pretty. haha! Continue reading

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Opposing Colors French Manicure with P.O.P Polish and L.A. Colors

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
P.O.P Polish SurfSlick, 3 coats
L.A. Colors Flannel Grey, 2 coats
1 coat of glossy top coat

opposing french manicure stripes with P.O.P Polish SurfSlick and L.A. Colors Flannel Grey | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Oh man, I remember this mani! Not just because it was so striking but also because I’ve been growing my nails out since this mani – I had three really bad (down to the quick!) breaks on my swatching hand and my fingers just hurt. :/
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Wet N Wild Fire and Ice Liquid Catsuits swatches + makeup looks

Purchased by Me buttonLast of lip swatches and makeup looks for awhile – at least until I get up the energy to do more. I picked these up a good three months ago (procrastinators unite – tomorrow) but I’ve been using one of the lippies on repeat since I picked it up. Click through for product photos and swatches of Icing on the Wall and Queen’s Blood! Continue reading

Blacklight reactive magnetic stripe manicure with Bee’s Knees Lacquer, L.A. Colors, Tonic Polish

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Bee’s Knees Lacquer SS Georgie, 3 coats
Tonic Polish Indiglo, 3 coats
L.A. Colors Glows Energy (white), Radiation (yellow), Ultra Violet (purple)
1 coat of glossy top coat

magnetic stripe manicure with Bee's Knees Lacquer SS Georgie, Tonic Polish Indiglo, L.A. Colors Glows Energy, Radiation, Ultra Violet | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sometimes when I type on my computer, I remember typing up papers on my mom’s old typewriter. There’s just something about the clickety-clack of typewriter keys that just is so satisfying. Of course, it’s utterly frustrating to mess up and not have a backspace key. 😀
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Saran wrap mani with P.O.P Polish and L.A. Colors

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
L.A. Colors Sheer Perfection, 1 coat as base
P.O.P Polish BootylishSlick [bottle shot post]
L.A. Colors Metal Marvelous
1 coat matte top coat

smoosh manicure with L.A. Colors Metal Marvelous, L.A. Colors Sheer Perfection, P.O.P Polish BootylishSlick | Be Happy And Buy Polish

This mani is one of those that I curse my apparent inability to take a good picture of a multichrome polish, in this case BootylishSlick. In real life, this mani was so damn gorgeous, but I could only capture a fraction of that beauty on camera. Continue reading

Thermal, Magnetic, AND Blacklight manicure with Bee’s Knees Lacquer, JReine Cosmetics, P.O.P Polish

Polishes used:
JReine Cosmetics Hiya Georgie [September 2018 Polish Pickup Pack], 3 coats
Bee’s Knees Lacquer It, 1 coat over Hiya Georgie
P.O.P Polish Radioactive Glass [press sample]

magnetic thermal manicure with Bee's Knees Lacquer, JReine Cosmetics | Be Happy And Buy Polish

This is like a “kitchen sink” mani – keep throwing stuff at it and see what works. 😛 I’m not sure that the thermal really works under this but I did really love it!

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Blacklight fluid marble nail art with Pure Ice, L.A. Colors Glows, Quixotic Polish

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Pure Ice Limited Edition Bubbling Brew, 1 coat as a base
Quixotic Polish Bug Day [September 2018 Polish Pickup Pack]
L.A. Colors Glows Wave Length

fluid marble nail art with Pure Ice, L.A. Colors, Quixotic Polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Hey everyone, I hope you’re having a good week so far! This past weekend felt incredibly long to me and I needed a few days to recuperate. Last night I got to pamper myself with a hair trim, eyebrow wax & dye, and then an actual sit-down dinner by myself. It felt wondrous.
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