Glow in the Dark Confetti Manicure with Tonic Polish Snow Glowbe and Sinful Colors Black on Black

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat
Tonic Polish Snow Glowbe, 3 coats
Sinful Colors Black on Black
1 coat of QDTC

It’s almost the end of April, school is going to be wrapping up soon and I’m not ready! Don’t get me wrong, I love summertime but at the same time I’m not a fan. Kids expect project after project and it’s freaking wearing on the soul.

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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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