31 January 2016

What is in my Stamping Bag?

Today I am sharing what is inside of my nail stamping bag, it doesn't have my plates in or all of my stamping polishes. Just my go to stamping kit.


Lint Roll
I use this for cleaning off my stampers, it doesn't damage the heads the way acetone does.

MoYou Special Stamping Polishes
I really like the black one, the Persian Turquoise one isn't as opaque though.

Essence Stamping Polish
Again I really like this one, it is opaque and a bargain price.

Wikinsons Acrylic Paint
Not so impressed by the silver one but the black and white are really good and again are a great price.

Lush Card
I use this for scraping, prefer it to metal scrapers.

I got these free a long time ago. I use them for holding cotton wool balls which have been dipped in acetone so I don't end up messing up my nails pinching it with my fingers.

Black and White Striping Pens
I don't tend to use these too often but these colours are the ones I reach for most often when I do.

Dappen Dish
This is for acetone, for clean ups.

Barry M Nail Paint Corrector Pen
For clean ups again, I keep forgetting I have this. It is good though if you don't want to go down the acetone / brush route.

Ten Stampers
Excessive yes, however since I began stamping in 2010 technology has moved on and now there are more squishy heads, jelly heads, see through heads all so much easier to use than the first line Konad style one.


30 January 2016

Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster 421 (BM421)


This stamping plate is from the forth Bundle Monster set, the first CYO (create your own). It is backed with branded lining to stop it from being sharp, comes covered with a blue cellophane sticker which you have to peel off before use.


On BM421 there are four full nail images and two smaller ones. I think I need to use the police tape one next. All of the images stamped across easily.

You can see all of the designs I have used this plate in here, that is once I have used it!


29 January 2016

40 Great Nail Art Ideas - Films


Base Polishes: Essie - Cocktail Bling, A England - Ascalon
Stamping Polish: MoYou - Special Nail Polish - Black
Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster 421


28 January 2016

Swatch: Barry M - Retro Blue RNP 2


Colour: Blue
Finish: Shimmer
Opacity: Two Coats
Brush Type: Standard
How Much? 10ml


27 January 2016

Nails: Winter Sweater


Base Polishes: La Femme - Grey Cream, Barry M - Dusky Mauve
Stamping Polish: Essence - Stamp Me White 01
Stamping Plate: MoYou London - Christmas Collection 04 XL


25 January 2016

Swatch: Makeup Gallery - Colour Moisture Lipstick Black Cherry 18

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Makeup Gallery is a brand from Poundland. I hadn't tried any make up from the range before this lipstick, and I really liked this one. I can't say anything for other colour lipsticks from them but this particular one is pigmented, moisturising and lasted quite well.


The lipstick looks almost black in the bullet but swatched is very much a dark berry colour. It isn't too glossy but also isn't matte so lasts an average amount of time. That said for £1 it is worth it, colour is opaque in two swipes and lasts for a good few hours.