28 February 2014

Swatch: Claire's - Dizzy (Neon Glitter)

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claires-dizzy-neon-glitter-topper-polishColour: Neon
Finish: Topper Glitter, various hex sizes
Opacity: Two coats above over white
Brush Type: Standard
How Much? 10ml
Anything Else? There is a lot of base in this compared to glitter


 


27 February 2014

GOT Nail Challenge: Orange

Time for another stamp-wich.

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Polish: BK - #16
Stamping Polish: Barry M - Blue Plum (Blackberry)
Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster H08


 


26 February 2014

Review: Leighton Denny - Miracle Drops

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"Life's too short to put on hold while waiting for nail polish to dry. I developed miracle drops to speed up drying time so polish dries in double quick time" - Leighton Denny

Miracle Drops is a oil type of product in a dropper, it claims to help dry polish quickly.

It works by covering the polish in silicones which helps to dry your polish quickly, although it seems to only dry the top layer which means you do still have to be a little patient while the underneth layers dry. It is touch dry quickly but you have to be careful not to move the top layer around and smudge the polish.

Quite nourishing to the cuticles.

It smells mainly of alcohol, but there is a hint of something else, possibly almond.

Would I recommend it? If you are wanting a quick drying drop kind of a product then yes. I personally prefer a quick dry top coat to something like this, but there are issues with those so I can see why some people would want to use this over one of those.

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Seventeen - Royal Indigo
Essie - Beyond Cosy


 

25 February 2014

Tri-Colour Nail Challenge: Pink, Grey and Brown #4

This month the colours are Pink, Grey and Brown. If you want to join or want to know more about this then you can do here.

I chose to use Barry M Buzz, La Femme Grey Cream 100 and ELF Smoky Brown.

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Polishes used:
Barry M Buzz
La Femme Grey Cream 100
ELF Smoky Brown.

Dotting Tools

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24 February 2014

Nails: B-EAT Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2014

24th February - 3rd March is eating disorder awareness week 2014. You can check out more information from b-eat here.

"Since 1989 we have been supporting those with an eating disorder as well as their family and friends, providing information through our Helplines, UK wide network of self help and support groups and online support; providing expert training and resources to professionals and schools; supporting and encouraging research and campaigning for better services and access to treatment" b-eat

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Sinful Colors - Verbena
NYX Girls - Purple Ink


 


23 February 2014

Nails: Thermal Butterflies

I wanted to wear my thermal polish but it was too colourful for me so I had to stamp over it. Looks like a gradient without actually having to do anything.

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Base Polish: Ylin - #7
Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster 307
Stamping Polish: W7 - Black


 




22 February 2014

Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster 222 (BM222)

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This stamping plate is from the second Bundle Monster set, from 2011. It is backed with branded lining to stop it from being sharp. 

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Finally a plate to review from this set which isn't all french tips! This plate has four full nail designs and two standard image designs. All of these stamped well and I like the pumpkin the best, its cute!

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21 February 2014

Swatch: Barry M - Ruby Glitter

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Barry-M-Ruby-Glitter-Swatch-bottleColour: Black and pink glitters in a clear base (shown over Barry M Matte White)
Finish: Medium sized glitter and fine black glitters
Opacity: The above photo is one coat, I find this to be a layering glitter
Brush Type: Normal
How Much? 10ml


 
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