30 January 2012

Swatch: Essence - Let's Get Lost (55)

It is smaller than a typical polish, 5ml, but the brush and lid are fine to work with. I usually struggle a little with mini bottles, such as OPI.

Lasting Power: 3 - 4 days 
Opacity: Two coats  
Brush Type: Standard

28 January 2012

Swatch: Miss Sporty - Cherry (160)

Finish: Shimmer, medium red
Brush Type: Standard
Opacity: Two coats needed
Lasting Power: Standard 3-4 days

27 January 2012

Nails: Blue Filigree

Base Polish: OPI - Road House Blues
Stamping Polish: Stargazer - 233 Blue Chrome
Stamping Plate: BM04

23 January 2012

Nails: Purple Flowers

Base Polish: ELF - Purple Dream
Stamping Polish: ELF - Black
Stamping Plate: BM 203

22 January 2012

52 Week Challenge: Week 16 - Silver

Base Polish: 17 - Blue Magnetic
Stamping Polish: Stargazer - Silver Chrome
Stamping Plate: BM 21

20 January 2012

Nails: Golden Globes 2012

At the Golden Globes Zooey Deschanel was wearing a stunning green gown, with tuxedo nail art. This is my version of the nail design, for me her nails had too much white so I added a suit jacket to my version;

16 January 2012

Swatch: Model's Own - Emerald Black

This polish is part of Model's Own Beetle Juice collection, this is one of the more subtle duo chrome in the collection shifting from almost black to a deep emerald colour. 

Lasting Power: 3 - 4 days
Opacity: One thick coat works 
Brush Type: Round with blunt flat tip

£5 - 14ml

Models Own | Asos | Boots

15 January 2012

52 Week Challenge: Week 15 - Inspired by Song

Challenge for this week was to do some nail art inspired by a song. 
I couldn't think of anything so flicked on the music channels and first song was 
Lady Marmalade from Moulin Rouge

This is what I ended up with...

9 January 2012

52 Week Challenge: Fabric

Leather is a fabric, right?

nails inc leather diy
OPI - Obscurity

Nails: Frosty Circles

I think this goes well with this cold, frosty time of year

7 January 2012

Nails: 'Wedding' Nails

Base Polish: ELF - Lilac 
Stamping Polish: Beauty UK - Lilac Girl
Stamping Plate: BM21

5 January 2012

52 Week Challenge: Week 14 - Zebra

Base: ELF - Black
Tips: Sally Hansen - White Hard as Nails
Stamping Polish: ELF - Black
Stamping Plate: BM 223