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

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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.

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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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Matte fluid marble nail art with China Glaze, Polish ‘M, Bee’s Knees Lacquer

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Polishes used:
Bee’s Knees Lacquer Fauna, 3 coats plus matte top coat. This was more sheer than I expected but it’s still gorgeous!
China Glaze Let’s Jam [wow, so runny!!]
Polish ‘M Motivate, 3 coats plus matte top coat. Great formula! [Gift from maker]
KBShimmer Oh Matte!

Bee's Knees Lacquer Fauna, Polish 'M Motivate, China Glaze Let's Jam fluid marble nail art full manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I jammed my finger playing at the park with my kids on Sunday so there went my swatching plans yesterday. <_< Of course I had all these plans to get a bunch of polishes swatched and that jammed those all up. 😛

China Glaze Let's Jam, Bee's Knees Lacquer Fauna, Polish 'M Motivate fluid marble nail art | Be Happy And Buy Polish

China Glaze Let's Jam, Bee's Knees Lacquer Fauna, Polish 'M Motivate fluid marble nail art macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Anyway, you’ll be getting nail art posts for the rest of the week, I hope you don’t mind. 🙂 I applied a coat of Let’s Jam to my nails and let dry. Then I applied another coat and applied the other two polishes to the nail before swirling around with a brush.

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Neon Stripe Nail Art manicure with JulieG Beauty, Sally Hansen, Bee’s Knees Lacquer

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Polishes used:
Sally Hansen Rosy Quartz [press sample, previously swatched], 3 coats
Julie G Beauty Bikini [press sample, previously swatched]
China Glaze Liquid Leather
Bee’s Knees Lacquer All the Dinosaurs Fear the T-Rex, 3 coats plus matte top coat

neon stripe manicure with Bee's Knees Lacquer All the Dinosaurs Fear the T-Rex, JulieG Bikini, Sally Hansen Rosy Quartz | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Oh my gosh you all. I am so over summer vacation and it just started. >.< And I just realized that it’s June and my scheduled posts ran out at the end of May. So ummm I actually need to do some swatching and scheduling. haha!

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Bee’s Knees Lacquer The Fool magnetic nail polish swatch + review

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Bee’s Knees Lacquer The Fool, 3 coats plus top coat. Formula was so great! I could have done 2, I don’t think the third was necessary.

Bee's Knees Lacquer The Fool holographic magnetic nail polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sometimes I just do a simple manicure – but with all the beautiful magnetic polishes coming out (oops, just bought 3 more BKL magnetic polishes!), I guess there really is no such thing as a simple mani. 😀
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Fluid marble nail art with Sinful Colors, OPI, Bee’s Knees Lacquer, B Squared Lacquer

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Bee’s Knees Lacquer The World, 3 coats plus top coat
Sinful Colors 2295 Purpunk Transforming Top Coat
B Squared Lacquer Kandi
OPI Suzi Shops & Island Hops, 3 coats plus matte top coat
OPI Alpine Snow, 1 coat (under the marbled nails)

OPI Suzi Shops & Island Hops, Sinful Colors Purpunk Transforming Top Coat, Bee's Knees Lacquer The World, B Squared Lacquer Kandi fluid nail art full manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I asked on my Facebook page and instagram which of a dozen manis you, my lovely dear readers, wanted to see and the overwhelming vote was for this mani! (Pssst, please go tell me which mani to show you next!) Continue reading

Marbled nail art using a stamp head with Bee’s Knees Lacquer, China Glaze, L.A. Colors

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Bee’s Knees Lacquer The Magician, 3 coats plus top coat
L.A. Colors Jelly Sheer Kiss, 2 coats
China Glaze Papa Don’t Peach, 3 coats plus top coat

LA Colors Sheer Kiss, China Glaze Papa Don't Peach, Bee's Knees Lacquer The Magician smooshy skittlette full manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sorry not sorry if you’re sick of my magnetic manis at this point. 😀 For this mani, I’ve used a stamp head to create the marble look (check this tutorial if you need help). I hit the polish with the magnet while it was still on the stamp head and again after top coat.

China Glaze Papa Don't Peach, Bee's Knees Lacquer The Magician, LA Colors Sheer Kiss smooshy skittlette manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

China Glaze Papa Don't Peach, Bee's Knees Lacquer The Magician, LA Colors Sheer Kiss smooshy skittlette manicure macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish
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