Negative Space manicure with French Tips with Blackheart Beauty, Polish ‘M, L.A. Colors

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Polish ‘M Cinnamon Pinecones, 1 coat over Deepest Red. Formula was good!
L.A. Colors Metal Nail Polish Majestic
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Deepest Red, 2 coats. Formula was fairly fiddly; if I would have used it on its own, I would have done a third coat for opacity.

half negative space manicure with French tips with L.A. Colors Metal Nail Polish Majestic, Blackheart Beauty Deepest red, Polish 'M Cinnamon Pinecones | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Apparently the post I thought I had scheduled for today is actually scheduled for tomorrow *face palm*. Why not share my current manicure? I told you yesterday that I’d be taking off my mani with OPI Tile Art To Warm My Heart because I was getting horrid tip wear. Of course, my nails aren’t bare for long! Continue reading

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Thermal triangle and stripe manicure with Polish ‘M and Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Polish ‘M Bone Voyage, 3 coats plus 2 coats of glossy top coat
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Divine Elements Earth, 3 coats plus 2 coats of glossy top coat
Both polishes apply nicely but neither dry quite with the really shiny look I like, so I doubled up on top coat.

triangle and stripe thermal manicure with Polish 'M Bone Voyage, Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Divine Elements Earth warm state | Be Happy And Buy Polish

This is my current mani, though I think I’ll be taking it off later today. I picked up a few polishes from Polish ‘M during their Black Friday sale and I always love her thermals; in my opinion, they are some of the best around. Continue reading

Fluid marble nail art with CrowsToes Nail Color, Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty, L.A. Colors

Press Sample buttonPolishes used:
CrowsToes Nail Color The ONLY Elves on My Shelves [December 2018 Polish Pickup Pack] [press sample]
L.A. Colors Circuits
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Divine Elements Spirit

fluid marble nail art with L.A. Colors, Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Divine Elements, CrowsToes Nail Color | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I couldn’t wait to show you my current manicure, so here we are. I picked up a few new polishes from Hot Topic and I received a new polish to swatch; while they were sitting together two of them looked incredible together so I decided to combine them together. Buckle up, buttercup, I’ve got quite a few photos to show you! Continue reading

Zombie makeup look and zombie nails

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
6 Harts Life From Destruction, Disorder & Chaos from October 2018 Polish Pickup Pack, 1 coat as base
L.A. Colors Glows Radio Active
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Deepest Red Nail Polish
1 coat of top coat

zombie nails with 6 Harts, Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty, L.A. Colors | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Late night posting even though I really should be starting to get settled for bed. But I knew if I didn’t type this up, I wouldn’t have time tomorrow to do it! So… I thought I’d share with you a look I did for a zombie 5k run this past weekend. I thought it turned out really well! P.S. My time was 29.53 for the 5k. 😀 Continue reading

Multichrome Iridescent Placement Glitter with Tonic Polish and Blackheart Beauty

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat
L.A. Colors Circuits, 1 coat as base
Tonic Polish Cool Kinda Sexy, sponged over Circuits
Blackheart Beauty Lavender/Iridescent Glitter
1 coat of quick-dry top coat

multichrome iridescent glitter placement manicure with Tonic Polish and Blackheart Beauty | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Have I ever shared that I’m kind of a freak about writing pens? I don’t know if anyone else has a strong preference for what kind of pen they prefer to write with but I definitely do. I love a good black, fine-tip (.3mm or .5mm preferred, .7mm is no good) ballpoint or Sharpie style pen. Gels are no go because usually I end up smearing them. I actually will just keep buying pens because usually I need them stashed places!
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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

Tonic Polish Mirabilis over Blackheart Beauty Navy Vampire Matte swatch

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Blackheart Beauty Navy Vampire Matte, 1 coat [previously swatched]
Tonic Polish Mirabilis, 2 coats. This is a magnetic multichrome topper; I’ve used the Tonic Polish ring magnet in this manicure.
1 coat of top coat

Tonic Polish Mirabilis magnetic nail polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I’m going to keep this fairly short because I’m super tired. Mirabilis is a seriously amazing polish and if you don’t have it, you’d better buy it. There are all sorts of beautiful colors in this polish.
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