Sunday, December 14, 2014

Nail Art - Poinsettia and White Candle

Hello lovely readers! There are only 10 days 'til Christmas and I wanted to share some nail art, swatches, and ideas as I countdown the days to my favorite Holiday! First up is a free-handed candle with a poinsettia as a based.

White candle and poinsettia nail art over Zoya Tomoko

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Nail Art - Jeweled Tone Gift

The Holiday season is my favorite time of the year, and this nail art marks my official Holiday Nail Art kickoff!

Swatch of Color Club Metamorphosis nail polish

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Indie Swatch and Review - La Cita by Cult Cosmetics

This weekend's swatch and review features 'La Cita' by indie polish maker Cult Cosmetics.

Swatch and review of cult cosmetics la cita nail polish

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Nail Art - Thanksgiving Feathers Manicure

I am blessed to have so much to be thankful for this year, including having some me-time for manicures!
Thanksgiving Feathers nail art using O.P.I. Suzy loves cowboys, essie good as gold, sally hansen moracc-go, and Pueen encore stamping plate

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Nail Art - Explorer Floral Manicure

This advanced stamping floral manicure was inspired by my new Moyou London stamping plate. 

Nail stamping art with Moyou London Explorer plate 6 and Sinful Shine Prosecco

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Nail Art - Fall Inspired Manicure

I associate rich, warm earth tones and holos with the season and used these in my latest manicure.
Fall inspired manicure using butter london brown sugar  zoya bar essie penny talk o.p.i. a-piers to be tan

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Indie Swatch and Review - KBShimmer Oh Splat!

KBShimmer was the first indie polish brand I tried and it remains one of my favorite! Today on the blog, I am sharing 'Oh Splat!' from its Fall 2012 Collection.

swatch and review of oh splat! by KBShimmer

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Swatch and Review - Obsessed by Color Club

Today on the blog I am sharing my swatch of 'Obsessed' by Color Color as well as some bonus nail art after the jump.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Nail Art - Mustache for Movember

November raises awareness to many causes that are dear to my heart. One of these is Prostate Cancer Awareness, best exemplified by Movember!

Movember mustache nail art using Bonna Blue by Fresh Paint and Dahlia by Zoya

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Nail Art - Sideways Leopard Print With Glam My Mani Vinyls

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I received nail vinyls from Glam My Mani as part of their Glam Squad and used their French tip guide to create one of my favorite nail art: leopard prints!

Sideway leopard print nail art manicure over gradient using French tip vinyls from Glam My Mani.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Nail Art - Halloween 2014

Hello reader! I hope you had a fun Halloween! Here are some of the nail art I sported for the spooky occasion!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Nail Art - Red and Black Spiderweb Manicure

Hello reader! I continued with the Halloween-themed manicures with this elegant red and black spiderweb nail art.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Swatch and Review - SinfulColors 2014 Halloween Collection

Hello reader! There are only 5 days left until Halloween and I'm getting into the spirit of the festivities by sharing Halloween themed nail art and collections throughout the week. Today I have the SinfulColors Halloween 2014 collection.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Nail Art - Candy Corn Manicure

Hello reader! There are only 6 days left until Halloween and I will be counting down by sharing some spooky nail art and reviewing some Halloween 2014 nail polish collections. First up is this simple candy corn-inspired manicure that anyone can recreate!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Nail Art - Galaxy Manicure

Today's nail art is a little out of this world!

Galaxy nail art using starry night polish by sinful colors and day glow teal and ultra violet polish by maybelline

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Nail Art - Handmade Coral Rose Stamp

On today's blog, I share a floral manicure using an advanced nail stamping technique.

coral colored rose done by advanced reverse stamping over rain storm by sinfulcolors professionals

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Nail Art - Animal Prints

On today's blog, I try to tame the animal prints!

multiple animal print nail art

Friday, September 5, 2014

Nail Art - Green Leopard Print Manicure

The challenges continue! On today's blog, I tackled green nails!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Nail Art - Yellow Nails for Instagram's 31 Day Challenge

Here is another simple nail art design as I continue to ease into Instagram's 31 Day Challenge Nails. Tackled in this post are yellow nails!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Indie Swatch and Review - Coral Expression by Bliss Polish

Day 2 of Instagram's 31 Day Challenge 2014 was the perfect occasion to swatch and review 'Coral Expression' by Bliss Polish.

swatch of coral expression by bliss polish

Monday, September 1, 2014

Review and Swatch - Full Throttle Collection by SinfulColors

Today I have swatches and reviews of one of SinfulColors newest collections - Full Throttle.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Nail Art - Favorite Beverage Manicure Challenge

Hello reader! I can't believe the month of August is over, but not without one last challenge. This time around, I tackled my favorite!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Indie Swatch and Review - Candy Land Remix by Jindie Nails

Todays' blog serves a dual purpose. I am swatching and reviewing 'Candy Land Remix' by Jindie Nails and I am also sharing my nail art challenge for August 28th, stripes!

swatch of candy land remix nail polish by jindie nails

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Nail Art - Neon Manicure Featuring Flip Flop Fantasy

Summer is not over yet, and the proof is on my nails!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Nail Art - Saran Wrap Manicure Challenge

Hello reader! Today I am sharing  my August 22th saran wrap nail art for the Californianails Nail Challenge on Instagram.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Nail Art - Tribal Nails Manicure Challenge

Hello reader! Today I am sharing  my August 20th tribal nail art for the Californianails Nail Challenge on Instagram.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Nail Art - Nail It! Magazine and Nailtini Mood Board Contest 2

Another mood board inspiration, another challenge I decided to take on!

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Nail Art - French Tips Manicure Challenge

Here is my August 17th nail art for the Californianails Nail Challenge on Instagram. Today's theme was French tips.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Nail Art - Blue, Green, and Coral Stamped Manicure

This nail art design is my very first attempt at stamping!

stamping manicure using  big daddy and innocent by sinfulcolor, jet set to paris by l'oreal and stamping plate m89 from

Monday, August 11, 2014

Nail Art - Tropical Nails Challenge

Here's my August 11th nail art for the Californianails Nail Challenge on Instagram. Today's theme was tropical.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Nail Art - Nail It! Magazine and Nailtini Mood Board Contest 1

I decided to enter my first nail art challenge on Instagram! This is the first of three contests being hosted by Nail It! Magazine and Nailtini in the month of August.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Nail Art - Ikat Nails

This month of August, I decided to join the Nail Art Challenge by californianails on Instagram. August's 4th challenge was ikat nails!

ikat nail art manicure

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Indie Swatch and Review - Marina by Paint Nail Studio

I recently discovered indie brand Paint Nail Studio and here I review 1 of 2 polishes I purchased.

Reverse gradient using Marina glitter nail polish by Paint Nail Studio

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Happy International Nail Art Day 2014!

I did a free-handed floral manicure using mostly acrylic paints. I hope you enjoy it!

free-handed floral manicure using mostly acrylic paints for international nail art day 2014

free-handed floral manicure using mostly acrylic paints for international nail art day 2014

free-handed floral manicure using mostly acrylic paints for international nail art day 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Nail Art - Reversed French Manicure With Leopards

This nail art features a reversed French manicure. 

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Indie Swatch and Review - Sweet Senti-Mint by Bliss Polish

In this blog entry, I share my swatches and review of Sweet Senti-Mint by Bliss Polish.

swatch and review of bliss sweet senti-mint nail polish

Indie Swatch and Review - Don't Touch my Pot of Gold by Sincerely Polish

I recently purchased my first 2 polishes from Sincerely Polish and I am sharing my swatches and review of Don't Touch my Pot of Gold.
don't touch my pot of gold nail polish by sincerely polish

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Nail Art - Mint Green and Textured Orange Polish

This nail art features  Mint  Tropics by Sinful Colors Professional, Beatrix by Zoya, and nail vinyls.

Diamond pattern and dots nail art using Mint Tropics by Sinful Colors Professional,  Beatrix by Zoya, nail vinyls and a dotting tool.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Nail Art - Pastel Reverse French Dotticure

This reverse French dotticure features some of soft pastel colors.

Reverse French Dotticure using Coconut nail polish by Fresh Paint Lust for Lilac and Pretty in Peach pastel polish by Maybelline and Robin's Egg Blue by New York Color NYC

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Nail Art - Watermelon Colors with Stripes

I refer to this manicure as an "abstract watermelon" since the colors used were inspired by summer fruit.
Abstract watermelon nail art manicure using nyc greenwich village china glaze concrete catwalk sinful colors professionals striping tape vinyls
Abstract Watermelon Nail Art

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Nail Art - Orange and Glitter Jelly Sandwich

This nail art is called a jelly sandwich and it was very easy to achieve. 

revlon colorstay sunburst kbshimmer rush hour flower jelly sandwich manicure

Nail Art - Coral and Hot Pink Ombre

Nail Art - Coral and Hot Pink Ombré

Hello reader and welcome to my blog! The look I am sharing today is ombré nail art. 

ombre gradient nail art using wet n wild blazed funky fingers pop artist and china glaze fairy dust

Saturday, July 12, 2014

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