String Painting Nail Art Manicure with Necessary Evil Polish and L.A. Colors

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat
1 coat of L.A. Colors Circuits as a base
L.A. Colors Brights Tart (yellow)
L.A. Colors Brights Juicy (pink)
L.A. Colors Brights Mellow (teal blue)
L.A. Colors Brights Fresh (grass green)
Necessary Evil Polish Poltergeist Shart, 1 coat
1 coat of QDTC

string painting nail art manicure with L.A. Colors and Necessary Evil Polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Okay, I know I said it was Sally Hansen week, but this is my current manicure and I’m totally in love with how it turned out and had to share it right away. I’ve been obsessed by how string painting is done and wondered if it could be done on nails, and if so, how! If you haven’t seen a video of string painting, check that out first and come back.
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Star Magnetic Manicure with Quixotic Polish Luciole, Anchor and Heart Lacquer Summer Princess

Gift buttonPolishes used:
Quixotic Polish Luciole, 2 coats over black [previously swatched]
Anchor & Heart Lacquer Summer Princess [Summer 2018 Seasonal Indie Box]
2 coats of QDTC

star manicure with Anchor & Heart Lacquer, Quixotic Polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Yesterday I promised you’d enjoy what I added to Luciole and here the manicure is! Even though some of my stars (thank goodness for nail vinyls!) turned out wonky, it still is pretty cool looking.
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Spring Smooshy Stripes Manicure with Polish ‘M, L.A. Colors, Hot Topic Siren’s Breath

Gift buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat
L.A. Colors Nude Trend Innocence, 1 coat as a base
Polish ‘M Children of the Corn Maze, 3 thin coats [gift]. Smooth and good formula.
L.A. Colors Brights Fresh (green) and Punchy (fuschia)
Hot Topic Siren’s Breath Green Pink Sparkle
1 coat of QDTC

striped skittlette manicure with Polish 'M Children of the Corn Maze, L.A. Colors Nude Trend Innocence, L.A. Colors Brights Fresh and Punchy, Hot Topic Siren's Breath Green Pink Sparkle | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I’m sitting here bored this afternoon because my phone addiction is out of control and my phone is also on the fritz. Which means, I’m at loose ends during nap time. Hey, whaddya gonna do? At any rate, take a look at this 2 day old manicure that’s still on my nails. Continue reading

Swirly Manicure with Girly Bits Cosmetics Hot Stuff and Night Owl Lacquer Love Is Powerful Magic

Gift buttonPolishes used:
Night Owl Lacquer Love Is Powerful Magic [February 2019 Polish Pickup Pack], 2 coats over black
Girly Bits Cosmetics Hot Stuff
2 coats of QDTC

swirly manicure with Night Owl Lacquer Love Is Powerful Magic, Girly Bits Cosmetics Hot Stuff | Be Happy And Buy Polish

You ever like something so much but then you think…how can I make it better? Pretty much my thought process during this manicure.

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Flower and nail gems manicure with Heather’s Hues Lucy [February 2019 Polish Pickup Pack]

Gift buttonProducts used:
1 coat of base coat
Heather’s Hues Lucy [Polish Pickup Pack February 2019], 3 thin coats [gift]
flower nail decals [company unknown] [gift]
Nicole Diary iridescent nail gems
1 coat of QDTC

flower manicure with Heather's Hues, Nicole Diary | Be Happy And Buy Polish

flower manicure with Heather's Hues Lucy Polish Pickup Pack February 2019 thermal nail polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I’ve been crying off and on for days, and this manicure made me tear up even more. Confused? Well, I’ll attempt to clear it up. If you’re new to my blog, you might not know that this week marks the 8th anniversary of my mom’s death. Usually on the actual anniversary date, my kids and I go perform Random Acts of Kindness in our community in her honor. (#RAOK4Lucy on Thursday to follow along.) I’m really struggling this year though. Maybe it’s because as my youngest two grow up, I’m realizing more and more not only what my mom is missing, but what they are missing by not having known her. Let’s see more of this manicure and then I’ll tell you why it made me cry this morning.
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Dotted streamer manicure with OPI, Moonflower Polish, Sinful Colors, What’s Up Nails

Gift buttonProducts used:
OPI Did You ‘Ear About Van Gogh, 2 coats as a base [gift]
Moonflower Polish Ken, I Pink I Love You [February 2019 Polish Pickup Pack] [gift]
Sinful Colors Black on Black
What’s Up Nails Sapphire Confetti
What’s Up Nails Mermaid Brush 0

dotted streamer manicure with Moonflower Polish Ken I Pink I Love You, OPI Did You Ear About Van Gogh, Sinful Colors Black on Black, What's Up Nails Sapphire Confetti | Be Happy And Buy Polish

dotted streamer manicure with Moonflower Polish, OPI, Sinful Colors, What's Up Nails Sapphire Confetti, What's Up Nails Mermaid 0 brush | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Current mani time! I received my Polish Pickup Pack order yesterday and after waiting for polishes to warm up, I couldn’t wait to use Moonflower Polish Ken, I Pink I Love You. It’s so freaking hot and it’s helping me stay warm since I’m freaking cold and hibernating. 😀
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