CrowsToes Nail Color Pearls of Wisdom galaxy nail art

Press Sample buttonAhoy and happy Monday to you! (Ahoy? Who knows, my brain is weird sometimes a lot.) Today I have a galaxy manicure that I created with the Pearls of Wisdom nail polish collection from CrowsToes Nail Color. This was so fun to create and happened totally by accident!

CrowsToes Pearls of Wisdom collection galaxy nail art | Be Happy And Buy Polish

CrowsToes Pearls of Wisdom collection galaxy nail art macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

CrowsToes Pearls of Wisdom collection galaxy nail art sun photo | Be Happy And Buy Polish

So I started off with 1 coat of China Glaze Liquid Leather. (Which I don’t think I’ve ever featured by itself here on the blog but it’s just a basic black polish.) Using all the polishes in the Pearls of Wisdom collection (save one – wait for it!), I sponged them randomly over each nail. Then I sat back and went, “Wow, that looks like galaxy nails!” 😀 Continue reading

Random Raindrop Nail Art with Baroness X, CrowsToes Nail Color, Femme Fatale, Polished Vino

Purchased by Me buttonMorning all! It’s the first official day of summer vacation and my goodness I’m not ready for the heat of the summer yet! We seem to be having warmer than usual weather here in my part of Montana so I’m dying of heat already – which, btw, we don’t have central air conditioning in my house so it can get unbearable! I’m wishing for some rain but raindrop nail art with Baroness X, CrowsToes Nail Color, and Femme Fatale Cosmetics will have to do.

Baroness X Minthe color shift March Monthly Mystery bottle shot | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Baroness X Minthe macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I started off with 2 coats plus top coat of Baroness X Minthe on my middle and ring fingers. This is a pearlescent white base with green to pink shimmer. So so pretty! Continue reading

CrowsToes Nail Color Pearls of Wisdom nail polish collection swatches + review

Press Sample buttonYo ho ye land lubbers! I think I have pirate speak on the brain because of the name of this nail polish collection from CrowsToes Nail Color: the Pearls of Wisdom. Orrrr….I could just be weird. Yeah, that’s probably it. 😉 Anyway, this collection is a 6 piece collection with a bonus 7th polish when you buy the whole shebang.  It includes: Triple-Double Standard, 3 Sides to Every Story, Suck It Up Buttercup, Everybody Wants to Rule the World, Glass House?…drop the rock, Projection Deflection & Misdirection; the bonus polish is called The Next time You think you’re perfect Try Walking on water (TNTYTYPTWOW). Each of these polishes (other than the bonus) are in a pearlescent base that has shiftiness and added glitter.

CrowsToes Nail Color Pearls of Wisdom | Be Happy And Buy Polish

For my full 4-finger swatches, I’m showing each polish over black (sponged & painted – you’ll see). You’ll also get to see a macro collage of each polish by itself, over black, and over white. Overall, the formula on them was a little hard to get even over another color (hence why I sponged over black), but Madame Crow has tweaked the polishes’ formula to make sure they are at their absolute best! Continue reading

Easter Manicure with Parrot Polish, China Glaze, KBShimmer, and CrowsToes Nail Color

Happy Easter all – that is, if you celebrate it! If not, Happy Sunday! 😀 I hope you all have had a relaxing weekend – to be honest, it’s been crazy here. But I really quickly want to show you my manicure today with Parrot Polish Blue Macaw, China Glaze Bite Me, KBShimmer Salt Water Sassy, and CrowsToes Nail Color Sweet as Sugar…Cold As Ice. I’ve also used nail gems from Crystal Parade.

Parrot Polish Blue Macaw, CrowsToes Nail Color Sweet As Sugar Cold As Ice, China Glaze Bite Me | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I started with 2 coats of Blue Macaw on my fingers. Formula is a bit thin, and it does dry a bit brush-strokey. Continue reading

Baroness X Fire Opal with Be Happy and Buy Polish

Press Sample buttonMorning everyone! I am so excited to show you these photos of Baroness X Fire Opal with my giveaway nail polish duo of Be Happy and Buy Polish [press sample]. I wanted to show you them yesterday in the giveaway post, but that post was getting a little too long. I made the decision to hold on until today!

Baroness X Fire Opal over Baroness X Be Happy | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Baroness X Fire Opal over Baroness X Be Happy red shimmer | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Baroness X Fire Opal over Baroness X Be Happy orange shimmer | Be Happy And Buy Polish

At first, I decided to just use Fire Opal over Be Happy, because I wasn’t sure how it would look over Buy Polish. (Hey look at that purple flash of Buy Polish in the above photo!) This is 1 coat plus top coat over everything except my ring finger.
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Happy Blogiversary to me PLUS a Giveaway for You!

Press Sample buttonHellloooo everyone! Today marks 4 years that I’ve been blogging, woohoo!! To be honest, last summer I was really dragging and doubted if I would or could continue this blog. But I’m glad I got a second (third? fourth?) wind because I truly do love showing off nail polish and talking about beauty stuffs with you. To celebrate, and to show my appreciation, I am giving away one nail polish duo with Baroness X and CrowsToes Nail Color. These are both brands that I buy from regularly so I asked the makers if we could put together a duo to celebrate my blogiversary and Be Happy and Buy Polish (the nail polish duo) was born!

Read on to see this duo in action before entering the giveaway (or just head straight to the giveaway page!). Hold on to yer butts, lots of photos coming atcha!

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CrowsToes Nail Color Huginn + Muninn swatch

Purchased by Me buttonHi everyone! Today I have an updated swatch for you of CrowsToes Huginn & Muninn. You might remember seeing this under Instant Xmas (just add nails). I hadn’t worn this in so long, it was nice to pull out this beauty!

CrowsToes Nail Color Huginn & Muninn | Be Happy And Buy Polish

CrowsToes Nail Color Huginn & Muninn macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Huginn & Muninn is a purple based polish that shifts from purple to blue to green to purple-red to a green-gold. It’s so purty!

Huginn & Muninn CrowsToes Nail Color | Be Happy And Buy Polish

CrowsToes Nail Color Huginn & Muninn color shift | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Formula was a bit thin but not too bad. This is 3 coats and no top coat.

It was nice to pull out this oldie but goodie! When’s the last time you did that?