String Painting Nail Art Manicure with Necessary Evil Polish and L.A. Colors

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat
1 coat of L.A. Colors Circuits as a base
L.A. Colors Brights Tart (yellow)
L.A. Colors Brights Juicy (pink)
L.A. Colors Brights Mellow (teal blue)
L.A. Colors Brights Fresh (grass green)
Necessary Evil Polish Poltergeist Shart, 1 coat
1 coat of QDTC

string painting nail art manicure with L.A. Colors and Necessary Evil Polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Okay, I know I said it was Sally Hansen week, but this is my current manicure and I’m totally in love with how it turned out and had to share it right away. I’ve been obsessed by how string painting is done and wondered if it could be done on nails, and if so, how! If you haven’t seen a video of string painting, check that out first and come back.
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L.A. Colors Color Craze nail polishes Bohemian, Swiss Coffee, Supreme, Crimson, Cosmic

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
L.A. Colors Color Craze 115 Bohemian
L.A. Colors Color Craze 116 Swiss Coffee
L.A. Colors Color Craze 117 Supreme
L.A. Colors Color Craze 118 Crimson
L.A. Colors Color Craze 119 CosmicI told ya I had a backlog of polishes on Tuesday, so I’m back with 5 more (really because that’s what I had ready to go and edited). Continue reading

L.A. Colors Color Craze nail polishes Bali Bliss, Blankie, Space Cadet, Graphite, Fortune, Flannel Grey, Cosmic Pink

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Polishes used:
L.A. Colors Color Craze 108 Bali Biss
L.A. Colors Color Craze 109 Blankie
L.A. Colors Color Craze 110 Space Cadet
L.A. Colors Color Craze 111 Graphite
L.A. Colors Color Craze 112 Fortune
L.A. Colors Color Craze 113 Flannel Grey
L.A. Colors Color Craze 114 Cosmic Pink

I have an incredible backlog of swatches so how about 7 nail polishes from L.A. Colors?

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Spring Smooshy Stripes Manicure with Polish ‘M, L.A. Colors, Hot Topic Siren’s Breath

Gift buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat
L.A. Colors Nude Trend Innocence, 1 coat as a base
Polish ‘M Children of the Corn Maze, 3 thin coats [gift]. Smooth and good formula.
L.A. Colors Brights Fresh (green) and Punchy (fuschia)
Hot Topic Siren’s Breath Green Pink Sparkle
1 coat of QDTC

striped skittlette manicure with Polish 'M Children of the Corn Maze, L.A. Colors Nude Trend Innocence, L.A. Colors Brights Fresh and Punchy, Hot Topic Siren's Breath Green Pink Sparkle | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I’m sitting here bored this afternoon because my phone addiction is out of control and my phone is also on the fritz. Which means, I’m at loose ends during nap time. Hey, whaddya gonna do? At any rate, take a look at this 2 day old manicure that’s still on my nails. Continue reading

Glitter Manicure with Necessary Evil Polish and L.A. Colors

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of OPI Natural Nails Base Coat
3 thin coats of Necessary Evil Polish Norepinephrine,
1 coat plus dabbing of L.A. Colors Mermaid Magic Shimmer Mist
1 coat of Dreamland Lacquer Ooh Shiny!

glitter manicure with L.A. Colors Shimmer Mist, Necessary Evil Polish Norepinephrine | Be Happy And Buy Polish

This is a manicure I created while I was on my staycation last month, and of course I have almost no recollection of it! 😛

Necessary Evil Polish Norepinephrine, L.A. Colors Shimmer Mist glitter manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

L.A. Colors Shimmer Mist, Necessary Evil Polish Norepinephrine glitter manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Norepinephrine is a thermal polish but I wasn’t able to capture it very well. I’m going to point you to Jenalyn’s swatches which made me buy the darn thing in the first place!

Glitter manicure with essie, L.A. Colors, Sinful Colors

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat polish
essie Twill Seeker, 2 coats
Sinful Colors Green Ocean, 1 coat
L.A. Colors Sassy Sparkle, 1 coat
1 coat of QDTC

glitter manicure with essie Twill Seeker, Sinful Colors Green Ocean, L.A. Colors Sassy Sparkle | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Usually I don’t wear essie much because as much as I love the polish and finishes, for some reason it will just peel off my nails. And sure enough, I had this manicure on for about 24 hours and it just started peeling off. Ugh!

essie Twill Seeker, Sinful Colors Green Ocean, L.A. Colors Sassy Sparkle glitter manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sinful Colors Green Ocean, L.A. Colors Sassy Sparkle, essie Twill Seeker glitter manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I know my cuticles are looking rough here – this winter has just been hell on my nails, even though I lotion and oil and baby them. 😦 How’s winter treating your nails?