29 September 2014

Monday Mani: Black and White with ManGlaze

This week's Monday Mani theme is Black and White Only. It worked perfectly because I recently received two new ManGlaze polishes in the mail!

I used two coats of Matte is Murder and 3 of Mayonnaise. They both have shimmer, though you can't really see it in Mayo.

27 September 2014

Fresh and Funky

Just a quick post today! I've got a little back log of manis and this is one of them.

This is Fresh Paint Square Candy (3 coats) which is a bright green jelly polish topped with a Funky Fingers Teen Spirit.

Both polishes are from 5 Below.

26 September 2014

Fall Owl Nail Art with Sinful Colors Nirvana

Look at how cute these owl nails are!!!

I even did a video tutorial on how to do them which is over on my Facebook page and my Instagram.

The base is Sinful Colors Nirvana topped with Hit Polish Patina, a great fall glitter with copper and teal.

24 September 2014

NOPI Khloe Had A Lam-Lam skittle mani

One of my favorite polishes of all time is Nicole by OPI Khloe Had A Lam-Lam. I'm not a huge Kardashian fan, but this darkened teal color is so great. I'm almost 1/2 way through one bottle so I'm gonna have to find another soon.
For today's mani, I added a holo topper of Hits Hefesto (the original!) then stamped using Konad Black and Bundle Monster BM305.

Born Pretty Store Review: Studs and Decals, Oh My!

I love it when Born Pretty Store/ sends stuff for me to review! They have great stuff and at a cheap price.

I received three different items this.
The first are these pearlized studs. Here's a close of just the studs. They are plenty of them and looks to be like three different sizes.

I used two of the sizes on top of Funky Fingers Kingston for this bright, fun mani. The studs have flat backs so they stick nicely to your nails.

Next I have these full size floral water decalsThey apply much like other water decals so it was easy to get on. Once they dried a bit, I used acetone to gently dissolve around the edge. I applied topcoat to protect them as well. They take a bit longer to dry than other water decals likely because they are so big, hence the tiny little nick on my index. I love the image and the detail that I could in no way is freehand.
I do have to say while their are 10 decals in each sheet (one sheet per order), I had to use two for my number as they are pretty narrow. Still, they make a gorgeous accent nail like I paired up here with Sinful Colors Solar Flare.

Lastly, I have these adorable owl water decals

They are soooo cute and look great over my base of Button London Bumster.

22 September 2014

Recent September manis, Part 1

Here's some more recent manis I've done.
Remember to go to my Instagram @rubytadpole for more details

18 September 2014

Catching up: August edition

Hey all! Sorry I don't post here much anymore. I find it too difficult to keep up with everything and have sorta chosen Instagram first. I'm @rubytadple if you want to check me out there.

Anyway, here's my nails for August. Head over to Instagram for details.