29 August 2018

China Glaze White on White

I don't wear plain white polish often so when I was debating what polish to put on last week, I decided to do just that.
This polish is China Glaze White on White, which is frankly not the best white. It's pretty thin and the formula isn't the greatest.

28 August 2018

Baseball Nail Art

I apologize for the lateness of this mani! I went to a Chicago Cubs game on August 5th and did this manicure for the game. Sooooo pretty late lol. Here it finally is though :)

Products used:
Funky Fingers Gesso
Zoya Sooki
A-England Tristam

27 August 2018

Matte and Shiny Nail Art

Hello all! Sorry it's been a minute :) We've been super busy with back to school prep, appointments, car troubles, and fall craft fair prep for me. I will have some back logged posts coming at you today and the next few days.

For today's manicure, I did a mixed finish manicure. I really like how this turned out.

After applying Zoya Lidia (purple), I applied a fast dry top coat and then added Zoya's matte top coat on that. Then I stamped on top using Barry M Razzle Dazzle and the stamping plate below. To keep the mixed finish effect, I left the manicure as that.
I will note that the stamping did flake off a bit since it wasn't protected with top coat, but the overall look was totally worth it.

On my pinkie finger, I just applied Barry M Razzle Dazzle and top coat.

17 August 2018

Barry M Holographic Molten Metal

My sister-in-law lives in Ireland and recently visited us in the States. I often have her bring me back Barry M polishes because they are nice colors, are cheap there, and hard to get here.

She brought me back 3 polishes, and today I have two of them from the Holographic Molten Metal Collection.

First I have Holopgraphic Moon. For a lighter color polish, it went on nicely in 2 coats. It's a lovely pinky nude and would be very appropriate for professional situations.

Holographic Flare is by far my favorite of the two (hello, green!). It also took only 2 coats, and the holographic is intense. I was even getting the effect inside in lower lighting which is awesome.

13 August 2018

Magenta Rose Nail Art

Hello all! I'm back. We had family visiting for a few days, and then a few kid free days so I took a mini-staycation. I'm back with a new post today.

Artificial Lighting
For today's manicure, the focus is on Zoya Nana. Nana is a deep magenta pink color that's perfect for that transition from summer to fall. It applies nicely in two coats.

All the polishes I used for this manicure were Zoya Jace (for the leaves), Zoya Nana (for a base plus the roses), KBShimmer How You Dune? (for a base plus the polka dots), and Funky Fingers Gesso (for mixing with Nana for the rose detail).

Artificial Lighting
Rose manicures on some of my favorite to do because they are easy and beautiful

Natural Lighting