Showing posts with label yellow. Show all posts
Showing posts with label yellow. Show all posts

30 March 2014

Nails: Top 5 Spring Polishes 2014


Now that Spring is finally here I thought I would share my top five picks for spring nail polishes, if you want to see last years pick then you can here.

A set of skittle nails to show off the polishes together, excuse the cuticle oil!

ELF - Yellow / Models Own - Pink Blush / Barry M - Prickly Pear / Maybelline - Cool Blue 651 / Barry M - Greenberry

I have swatches below of the Spring picks on all five nails below:




Maybelline - Cool Blue 651

Barry M - Greenberry

2 October 2013

33 Day Nail Challenge: Mexican


Polishes Used:
Barry M - Blue Moon
Barry M - Countess
ELF - Yellow
Barry M - Matte White
ELF - Green Machine
Essie - Snap Happy

Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster BM01, BM315
Stamping Polish: W7 - Black

25 July 2013

Swatch: Color Club - Almost Famous

Really good bright yellow for the summer.


Colour: Yellow
Finish: Cream
Opacity: One coater
Brush Type: Standard
How Much? 15ml

15 May 2013

Time Period Challenge: Victorian Era

Another week, another time period challenge! This time it is the Victorian Era, and after the disaster of a face I did on my nails I thought I would stick to something easier! I based my nail designs around a Victorian Era fabric, which you can find here.


ELF - Yellow
La Femme - Sequin Pearl
Stamping Plates: Bundle Monster BM210 and BM312
Stamping Polish: Barry M - Blue Plum (Gelly)

26 April 2013

Nail Art: Holiday

I started by painting my nails ELF Yellow, then sponged on ELF Party Peach and ELF Black to get the gradient, I did a tutorial on how to do this here if you are interested. Then I went on to stamp the designs using W7 Black and the following stamping plates; Bundle Monster BM315 and BM310, B22 and M71.

22 April 2013

Review: ELF - Nail Polish Set - Beautifully Bright


Finally ELF has some new nail polish colours which aren't variants of pink! This collection is called Beautifully Bright and that is exactly what it is, bright and perfect for wearing this spring / summer.

First up we have a orange / peach colour called Party Peach. This is two coats which covered perfectly, I can see a very subtle glass flecked shimmer in there but it is very subtle. ELF do have two other polishes of a similar colour family, Mango Madness and Fire Coral. You can now purchase this polish as a single polish.


The second polish is a yellow, cream polish, which was certainly missing from ELF's range. This is two coats and it looked fine to my eye but under the harsh photo flash it does look slightly streaky, but I imagine another thin coat would solve that.

And finally we have Teal Blue which is also available in a full sized bottle. Again this is two coats and it seems enough for the full effect. This is a cream polish. I did a post about this in a full sized bottle recently here.


All polishes are smaller 6ml, than the standard 10ml ELF polish. However they are really easy to use and the brush doesn't actually seem smaller or more complex to work with. I actually think it could be the same size brush as in the standard sized bottles.

29 December 2012

Nail Polish: Battle of the Polishes - Neons

Not being too much of a fan of neons this round was quick and the winner easily decided on.

ELF - Yellow, Collection 2000 - Sherbert Lemon, Color Club - Almost Famous, Miss Sporty - 306, ELF -  Mango Madness, ELF - Fire Coral, Color Club - Wham Pow, Color Club - Poptastic, Color Club - Warhol, Color Club - Mrs Robinson, Color Club -  Twiggie, W7 - Fluroescent Green

I had to choose three and so easily ended up with the following:

Not being a fan of the neon, I didn't have much of an opinion. In the end Wham Pow won because Mrs Robinson needs multiple coats to reach the right opacity  Wham Pow is neon, can be a one coater and is incredible vibrant.

24 July 2012

Summer Nail Challenge: Red, Orange and Yellow

Bright colours were a touch scary so I put a coat of Barry M's Croc Special Effects

6 July 2012

Summer Nail Challenge: Chevrons

Challenge of the day 'Summer Chevrons'

W7 - Sheer Yellow
Color Club - Almost Famous

23 May 2012

Summer Nail Challenge: Summer Dots

Challenge for today is 'Summer Dots' for which I chose a yellow;

W7 - Sheer Yellow
Color Club - Almost Famous