Friday, 31 March 2017

Charlies Nail Art Review

3D Nail Art 

I'll jump straight into my post today for Charlies Nail Art. Welcome to Friday my friends, and the start of 2 weeks of lazy days and more time for nails :) yay for Easter Holidays! Before I start my review, my giveaway with Charlies Nail Art on IG is still running till 6pm GMT today and is open Internationally. Head over to my Instagram
to enter.
Today I have had fun creating this mani using these 3D Pink Moustaches.
Each has a flat back and measures approx 1mm x 3mm, for 29p. For my nails I started with a white base and stamped some complimentry pink moustaches.  Such a fun mani using this decal as an accent.

Could you imagine men with bright pink facial hair lol! Such a fun look and would be perfect for Movember. You can find and follow Charlies Nail Art on Facebook,
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Have a great weekend and as always stay safe and much love...

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Spring Blossom

New Stamping Plates

Almost the end of the week and I'm here with another post sharing some of my new purchases with you. On top of the shed load of new polishes lol I also bought some new stamping plates from a Chinese seller on eBay. I waited so long for these to arrive that I actually forgot what images I ordered!
Anyway, for my nails today I have used a new Kiko Milano polish and one of the 3 new plates, and my second attempt at double stamping. 
The 2 designs I stamped with are on the top row. The small leaves in the corner and the flowers that look like blossom. My base is a beautiful pearly blue from Kiko's fast dry shade number 849.
I'm scared of double stamping lol, always thinking I'll make a mess on my nails, but I'm super happy with how this looks. The blue is the perfect base colour, and the green and pink stamping is subtle enough, but still noticeable.



Still working on my photos, and even happier with these in this post :) a perfect Spring time mani and I hope you like it too.
Till next time stay safe and much love....

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Born Pretty Store

Rose Gold Chrome 

Hi guys! I'm so excited about this post, as I mentioned in my last post I was gonna work harder to make my photos look better. It's still a work in progress, but I'm much happier and you'll see why later. But for now I have 2 items to share with you all from Born Pretty Store.
For all those who like chrome powders but don't, or like me now can't use gel polish, I have a solution where you can still wear these chrome powders with a great effect using regular nail polish! 
This is the Rose Gold Chrome.

And the trick is this peel off polish. It comes in many colours, I obviously chose clear!
Although you can paint your nails black for chrome pigments, for rose gold you get the best effect if you use a pink or red base colour. I painted mine red, and when the polish was sort of dry but still a bit tacky, I gently buffed the Rose Gold Chrome over my nails. Dusted off the excess and buffed again with a clean dry lint free wipe.
Just look at that! So smooth and just perfect. Then I used the clear peel off polish as a topcoat, as this doesn't ruin the chrome effect.

Just how glossy and shiny, yet still chrome looking this is. Absolutely incredible!
As I said my new photos are a work in progress,  but overall I'm totally happy with them, and just love this Rose Gold Chrome and peelable polish.
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Stay safe and much love....

Monday, 27 March 2017

New Polishes

A England 

Well hello there! Something different for the start of a new week. I'm here with some more new polishes. Yes I had a bit of a splurge, and still waiting on 15 more! Well after a no buy for over a year, and my allergic reaction I fancied treating myself, and today's swatches are my first polishes from A England, thanks to The Outlet on their website. So these beauties were a complete bargain. 
Heathcliff is my first swatch. A black polish filled with tons of rainbow sparkles. A slight texture even with topcoat, but nothing to rough.

Sparks Divine is next and a beautiful sandy coloured polish with a slight holo effect that looked simply stunning in the sun!

Jane Eyre is a rich deep shade with just the right amount of shimmer. This shade is definately vampy and I love it :)

Lastly my favourite colour. Order of the Garter is the most prettiest shade of blue. Again another shimmer and this one was slightly more sheer than the rest and took 3 thin coats, but still super pretty.

All so beautiful and equally stunning polishes. I bought 8 in total and so happy with my purchase.
I've also been looking at my pics and slightly annoyed that with the reaction on my cindy hand. Although it has almost completely healed my skin looks different in every pic and I feel this lets down my posts. So I'm going to be working on sorting this out and making every pic look much better.
Thank you for your continued support and as always stay safe and much love....

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Born Pretty Store

Harunouta L045

With unicorns being so popular right now, this Harunouta plate from Born Pretty Store is just perfect. Any unicorn enthusiast should so get this plate! L045 is full of super sweet singular and full nail designs. 
Just look how cute these images are! So for my mani made a pastel blue to purple gradient. On my clear stampers, I stamped various images and coloured them in making reverse stamped decals. Applied to my nails and finished with a matte top coat.

I really wasn't expecting to love this mani as much as I do! So colourful and magical and looks perfect with a matte finish.
But then the sun came out so I added a holo topcoat using Born Pretty Silver holographic, the effect for these unicorns is simply stunning.
I really like this plate, and had no problems with picking the images as each design is etched well. I'm so gonna be using this again as with this amount of designs every mani man can look completely different.
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Have a great weekend, stay safe and much love....

Friday, 24 March 2017

Charlies Nail Art

3D Nail Art 

Hi guys another Friday and my next review for Charlies Nail Art. I'm so excited as an ambassador to be sharing this mani with you, as I absolutely love it! Plus the new season of F1 starts this weekend :)
So I have these beautiful 3D Roses that come in 7 different colours for 29p, and measure 10mm with a flat back. I have the red roses and they are very pretty. 
To my mani, I painted 2 nails with a red holographic polish, and 2 nails with a shimmer white textured polish. To the white nails I added stamped roses and leaves, then applied the gem with topcoat. As it has a flat back, it stuck well to my nail. Finished with a glossy topcoat.

Then added a matte top coat just to the full rose nail.

I personally think the matte makes the stamped roses appear somewhat raised, but love both finishes.
These gems are very detailed and would be great for a special mani or a night out.
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Have a great weekend, stay safe and much love....

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Born Pretty Store

Matte Topcoat 

Hi guys and I'm back with another review for Born Pretty Store. Today I have their matte/full polish. It comes in a 15ml frosted glass bottle and if your like me looking for a perfect matte finish is everything. Not waxy looking, just pure matte.
This Polish is just super, I couldn't notice an over powering smell, and it dried pretty quick to an awesome matte finish. If you remember my magnetic gradient from yesterday, just look at it now...
For my actual mani with this polish, I started with a black base. I mean matte black is sexy lol. But for a different look, I did matte dots over a glossy topcoat, and the opposite as an accent nail.

This is the best matte polish I've tried! And if recommend it if you haven't tried it for yourselves. Use my discount code below to receive 10% off your order.
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Stay safe and much love...

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

New Polishes

Magnetic Polish

After a day of cleaning the house from top to bottom yesterday I'm back in full swing of blog posts :) and before I start my reviews again I wanted to do another quick post on more of the new polishes I recently treated myself too. This little lot was a complete bargain from eBay.
I'm trying to find regular polishes to replace the lovely gels I had but can no longer use. Magnetic Polish has taken a back seat, but is super pretty and I'm hoping makes a comeback! I mean how awesome is this colour...


Then using the silver and taping my skin to save on clean up I made a magnetic gradient.


Sadly the magnet look was super hard to capture in a photo, but what a great base for stamping over. And super pretty as it is.
Well that was fun, and now on with my reviews, so I'll see you again tomorrow.
Stay safe and much love...