Manicure for Roselynn of Manicured & Marvelous

Hi everyone! I have a special post for you today. Some of you may know Roselynn of Manicured & Marvelous; she’s a great blogger, nail artist, and all around cool person. She’s been having some health problems lately and I wanted to do something to cheer her up. I asked some other bloggers if they’d be interested in recreating her manis and everyone posting on the same day. So here we are!

Happy Birthday Barbie nail art manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I decided to recreate Roselynn’s Happy Birthday Barbie! manicure. Well, I had a long list of manicures that I couldn’t decide from, so my husband helped me by picking this one. Let me tell you, I haven’t done such a super-girly manicure in‚Ķlike, forever. LOL ūüėÄ

Alchemy Lacquers Elixir No. 10, ILNP Daisy Jane, ILNP Summer Crush, Emily de Molly Learned Doctors | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I’ve used 3 coats plus top coat of ILNP Daisy Jane on my pointer and pinky fingers. On my middle and ring fingers, I started with 3 coats plus top coat of Emily de Molly Learned Doctors.

Barbie logo nail art | Be Happy And Buy Polish

On my middle finger, I created a gradient with Daisy Jane and Learned Doctors. Then using OPI Black Onyx, I attempted to recreate the Barbie logo, but I think I kinda failed. I did do the same nail art on my Cinderella hand, but the Barbie logo looked like a knight chess piece. haha!

Emily de Molly Learned Doctors, ILNP Summer Crush, Polished Vino bow charm | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I used straight vinyls from Polished Vino and ILNP Summer Crush on my ring finger, along with a bow charm from Polished Vino. BTW, I adore how the flakies of Learned Doctors coordinates so well with the micro flakies of Summer Crush!

Alchemy Lacquers Elixir No. 10 | Be Happy And Buy Polish

On my thumb, I used 3 coats plus top coat of Alchemy Lacquers Elixir No. 10. This was a small batch polish I was able to snap up and my-oh-my, am I glad I did!

Happy Birthday Barbie nail art manicure sun photo | Be Happy And Buy Polish

The sun was weak when I took this picture, but you can kind of see the holographic sparkle of Summer Crush and Daisy Jane!

Please join me in sending Roselynn all your good thoughts, well wishes, and/or prayers as she continues to struggle with her health.

Be sure to check out everyone else’s manis at the link below:

Pick Three Polishes: Fancy Gloss Dark Chocolate (holo), Emily de Molly Cracks in the Walls, Wet N Wild Ferguson Crest Syrah

Purchased by Me buttonHi everyone! I recently pulled out about 50 untried mainstream brand polishes, and combining that with my current stack of untried indie polishes, I have about 110 untried polishes. I decided to start a new series – Pick Three Polishes – in which I’d randomly pick three polishes, swatch each one, and then create nail art with the three. For the inaugural post I have Fancy Gloss¬†Dark Chocolate (holo), Emily de Molly Cracks in the Walls, and Wet N Wild Ferguson Crest Syrah.

Fancy Gloss Dark Chocolate holo | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Fancy Gloss Dark Chocolate holo sun photo macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Fancy Gloss Dark Chocolate holo sun photo | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Fancy Gloss Dark Chocolate (holo) is pretty much exactly what the name says: a dark chocolate holo nail polish. LOL ūüėÄ Formula was smooth and great. Almost a OCW *one coat wonder*, but I used 2 coats plus top coat.
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Radiant Orchid nail polishes: The Glitters

Good morning everyone! I hope you are staying warm – so many areas are snowy and cold, so I hope you’ve got hot chocolate galore and maybe some brandy. ūüėČ

If you’ve missed any of the parts in this series, check out part one, two, three¬†(Dark & Vampy), four¬†(Light & Airy), five¬†(Brights), and six¬†(Berries).¬†If you’d like me to do any comparisons from any of these posts, just leave a comment below. Today’s post is glitters that fit into this category. I didn’t have many, but I did want to get them in!

First up, a comparison between Sinful Colors I Miss You and Sephora by OPI It’s Bouquet with Me. These were so similar, I just had to do the comparison. I Miss You has silver, purple and holo glitters in a purple jelly base. It’s Bouquet with Me is exactly the same, except in a clear base:
Sinful Colors I Miss You, Sephora by OPI It's Bouquet with Me

Next is Zoya Julie Anne:
Zoya Julie Anne

Last is Emily de Molly Cosmic Forces, first with matte top coat, then with shiny topcoat:
Emily de Molly Cosmic Forces

Emily de Molly Cosmic Forces

This is my last post in the Radiant Orchid series for now. I’ve had so much fun doing this, and I’m now pretty much addicted to this color! I’m sure that I will have additions to this series as more and more companies come out with their version of this color. Towards the end of this month, I will have an all-indie post with Radiant Orchid polishes, so keep a weather eye out for that.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this, and if you have, would you consider sharing this page on your facebook, twitter, or google+ page? It shows all polishes categorized by company.

Until the next time,

Be Happy and Buy Polish

P.S. My Boyfriend Hates Makeup was inspired by this post series, and came up with 20 polishes in her stash! Check out her post!