Neon magnetic paint splatter manicure with Moonflower Polish, Bee’s Knees Lacquer, L.A. Colors Unicorn Sparkle, Blackheart Beauty Vampire Matte

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base polish
Blackheart Beauty Plum Vampire Satin Matte, 1 coat
L.A. Colors Unicorn Sparkle Sparkling Gem, 1 coat
Moonflower Polish Summer Sunset, 1 coat
Bee’s Knees Lacquer She Would Not Go Gently, 1 coat
1 coat of Beauty Secrets top coat to smooth things out
1 coat of P.O.P Polish Liquid Glass for quick-dry
1 coat of Sinful Colors Radical Matte top coat

neon magnetic paint splatter manicure with Moonflower Polish, Bee's Knees Lacquer, L.A. Colors Unicorn Sparkle, Blackheart Beauty Vampire Matte | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Do you ever have a moment of “woah” because someone said something that made you change how you looked at a problem? That is totally what happened when I saw someone say they did a paint splatter manicure by making decals. Like, mind blown! Continue reading

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Neon and magnetic tropical manicure with Girly Bits Cosmetics, Bee’s Knees Lacquer, and B Squared Lacquer

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random white creme polish, 1 coat as a base under gradient
B Squared Lacquer Rave
Girly Bits Cosmetics Don’t Paddle Break a Nail, 3 coats plus top coat [press sample, previously swatched]
Bee’s Knees Lacquer Would You Kindly, 3 coats plus top coat

neon tropical palm tree magnetic manicure with Girly Bits Cosmetics, B Squared Lacquer, Bee's Knees Lacquer | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Well it’s getting towards the end of summer, so how about a hot tropical manicure? It’s cooled off quite a bit here (mountains could get snow tomorrow!) but I’m always up for a beach getaway!
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Magnetic Manicure with Bee’s Knees Lacquer, Tonic Polish, Shleee Polish

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Midnight Galaxy, 1 coat as a base applied thickly.
Bee’s Knees Lacquer The Band of Exiles [not in stock as of this writing]. Without magnet applied, it is an orange to green base with green/orange/yellow iridescent flakes; when magnet is applied I see a brilliant green to pink/purple shift.
Shleee Polish Psychedelic [not in stock as of this writing]. Without magnet applied, it is a royal purple to magenta to yellow/orange to green multichrome polish with blue/red shimmer; when magnet is applied, I see a brighter pink/purple/yellow shift.
Tonic Polish Jubilee [in stock as of this writing]. Without magnet applied, it is a primarily mossy green to blue to yellow to purple multichrome polish; when magnet is applied, I see bright gold to brighter green come alive.
Dreamland Lacquer Ooh Shiny QDTC, 1 coat

magnetic patchwork manicure nail art with Shleee Polish Psychedelic, Tonic Polish Jubilee, Bee's Knees Lacquer The Band of Exiles | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Yeah, you’re getting another magnetic manicure. I’m just an impatient bish and wanted to share my current mani with you straight away. I’m going to revisit each of these and share swatches with you but for now, let’s get to this mani! Continue reading

Neon and Magnetic fluid nail art with Moonflower Polish and Bee’s Knees Lacquer

Polishes used:
1 coat of base coat
Bee’s Knees Lacquer Reputation of Malice, 1 thin coat as base. This is a black based polish with magnetic flakes and holo flakes. It shifts from blue, teal, purple, emerald, maroon, and violet.
Moonflower Polish Electric Slime. An eye-searing neon green.
Dreamland Lacquer Ooh Shiny QDTC, 1 coat

Moonflower Polish Electric Slime with Bee's Knees Lacquer Reputation of Malice fluid nail art | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Geez, I am riding the struggle bus lately. Every day has been pretty much a struggle to make any decision without completely being frozen in anxiety. TMI ahead but my anxiety usually ramps up at certain points in my cycle, yay! 😦 Continue reading

Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Dark Purple Galaxy + Bee’s Knees Lacquer You’re Free

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat polish
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Dark Purple Galaxy, 1 coat. This applied thickly but uneven.
Bee’s Knees Lacquer You’re Free, 1 coat. Beautiful formula and application.
Dreamland Lacquer Ooh Shiny QDTC, 1 coat

Bee's Knees Lacquer You're Free over Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Dark Purple Galaxy | Be Happy And Buy Polish

This is my current mani and while I absolutely adore it, I’m disappointed with myself. You see, a few days ago I was trying to swatch some new polishes I bought. I got two in and I was just so frustrated with my photos. :/ I’m hoping to get them swatched tomorrow, because they are super pretty! But I took a break to just wear a manicure for me and I’m glad I did with this combination.  Continue reading

Bee’s Knees Lacquer Tough, Young, and Morally Flexible

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
China Glaze Liquid Leather, 1 coat as a base
Bee’s Knees Lacquer Tough, Young, and Morally Flexible
KBShimmer Oh Matte, 1 coat

Bee's Knees Lacquer Tough, Young, and Morally Flexible magnetic nail polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Bee's Knees Lacquer Tough, Young, and Morally Flexible magnetic nail polish macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Bee's Knees Lacquer Tough, Young, and Morally Flexible magnetic nail polish close up | Be Happy And Buy Polish

This is actually my first attempt at veil nails, before I did any of the others! I wanted to see if it would work with a magnetic nail polish and while it looks cool, it doesn’t have that veil look.

Distressed Stamping Nail Art with Bee’s Knees Lacquer and Moonflower Polish

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Polishes used:
Bee’s Knees Lacquer Luck Isn’t a Super Power, 3 coats
Moonflower Polish Fluorite Glow [press sample, previously swatched]

distressed stamping nail art with Moonflower Polish Fluorite Glow, Bee's Knees Lacquer Luck Isn't a Superpower | Be Happy And Buy Polish

If you recall when I did my tiger stripe manicure awhile back, I had been inspired by kombucha_witch_ on instagram after failing to recreate a manicure of hers. I asked around and no one has heard of how I do this technique and Erika Elswick (from Forty Winks Jewelry) came up with the term distressed stamping. Keep reading to the end for a short lesson on how I created this mani!

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