Magnetic Manicure with Bee’s Knees Lacquer, Tonic Polish, Shleee Polish

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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

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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

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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.

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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