Magnetic and thermal gradient nails with Don Deeva and Tonic Polish

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
OPI Natural Nails base coat, 1 coat
Don Deeva Box Office Bitch, 2 coats as a base [previously swatched]
Tonic Polish Queen [previously swatched]
Un-frog-gettable Cuticle Cover around my nails
L.A. Colors Rapid Dry top coat, 1 coat
Dreamland Lacquer Ooh Shiny QDTC, 1 coat

thermal magnetic gradient manicure with Don Deeva Box Office Bitch, Tonic Polish Queen | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Oh my gosh, so many steps to create this mani but it is well worth it. It came out really nicely and I have been flashing and moving my nails around a lot. I’ll detail the steps I took below! Continue reading

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Magnetic and thermal flame drag marble nail art with Shleee Polish and Don Deeva

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Shleee Polish Annihilation, chameleon chrome magnetic polish
Don Deeva Cardiac Arrest’ed [previously swatched], purple when cold to teal when warm thermal polish

Shleee Polish Annihilation, Don Deeva Cardiac Arrest'ed thermal magnetic flame drag marble nail art full manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I’ve been in a bad place lately with my anxiety and even though my nails are at a really nice length (*knock on wood*), I haven’t felt like painting my nails at all. I almost had an anxiety attack the other night because I couldn’t decide on what to use to paint my nails. That’s something I really hate about anxiety – the freaking out about stupid – absolutely stupid & pointless – shit. I’ve barely left the house because crowds give me anxiety as well as just general anxiety about being out in public.

Don Deeva Cardiac Arrest'ed, Shleee Polish Annihilation thermal magnetic flame drag marble nail art | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Don Deeva Cardiac Arrest'ed, Shleee Polish Annihilation thermal magnetic flame drag marble nail art close up | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Anyway, in a group I’m in on Facebook (Magnetic Polish Lovers), Christine (@shortywhatwhat) shared a mani where she layered a clear to purple thermal with a magnetic polish. I thought it was such a nifty idea and tried it with a clear to blue thermal and a different Shleee Polish (that mani will be coming soon) and it didn’t turn out. I really wanted this concept to work so I decided to experiment a little bit and found out a combo that worked in some flame drag marble nail art. I almost used Don Deeva Box Office Bitch – which I may use in a different thermal magnetic mani combo. Continue reading

Don Deeva Varnish Keep My Name Outcha Meowth swatch + review

Purchased by Me buttonSo hi again! Have I mentioned lately that life is just busy? I’m sure everyone is running around like a chicken with its head cut off so hopefully I’m in good company. Anyway, tonight how about Don Deeva Keep My Name Outcha Meowth?

Don Deeva Varnish Keep My Name Outcha Meowth | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Don Deeva Varnish Keep My Name Outcha Meowth macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Don Deeva Varnish Keep My Name Outcha Meowth holographic | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Keep My Name Outcha Meowth is a super sheer neutral holographic polish with bronze specks. This has a good consistency and dries matte. This is 3 coats plus top coat. 

I haven’t yet tried this over another polish – I bet over a gold or neutral would be a fun manicure! What do you think?

Don Deeva Varnish Box Office Bitch nail polish swatch + review

Purchased by Me buttonHey everyone! I’m currently sitting here typing this up to schedule in advance with a drink in my hand. Yeah, it’s been that kind of day. But as always, nail polish and pretty nails makes everything (mostly) better. Let’s take a look at Don Deeva Varnish Box Office Bitch.

Don Deeva Varnish Box Office Bitch | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Don Deeva Varnish Box Office Bitch macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Don Deeva Varnish Box Office Bitch close up | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Box Office Bitch is a tri-thermal polish that shifts from very light purple/clear to blue to purple. It also has scattered holographic effect and UCC flakes.  Continue reading