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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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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Magnetic hash manicure with Baroness X, L.A. Colors, and CbL

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Baroness X Sharks with Frickin’ Laser Beams [October Polish Pickup Pack 2018] over Circuits
L.A. Colors Mermaid Magic Opal, 1 coat
CBL Fake Tan Man, [October PPU 2018] 1 coat over Opal
L.A. Colors Circuits (black), Energy Source (white)

hash manicure with Baroness X Sharks with Frickin' Laser Beams, CBL Fake Tan Man, L.A. Colors Mermaid Magic Opal, Circuits, Energy Source | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Okay, I know what you’re thinking but this manicure it’s that kind of hash (neither potatoes or pot 😛 )! I just couldn’t think of what to call it, it kind of looks like a hashtag (or pound sign if you’re older like me 😀 ), but it kind of doesn’t. I dunno, let’s just go with it. Tell me in the comments what you would’ve called it.
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