Thursday, 27 November 2014

CBL SEEING SPOTS WITH MY FAVOURITE GRADIENT !

Hi guys, today I have some of my favourite type of nails, a gradient with black and white glitter!
I don't think I have ever done a purple and red gradient before and God only knows why becuase it's one of my favourite colour combinations. 
For these nails then I use OPI The Thrill of Brazil, Illamasqua Grab and OPI Funky Dunkey. I then topped the gradient with Seeing Spots by Colors By Llarowe. This is one of my new favourite white and black glitter toppers, I love it!! 






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Sunday, 23 November 2014

CBL LITTLE RED CORVETTE WITH LACE NAIL ART

Hi everyone, how was your weekend? I spent mine shopping for my friends wedding which is less than 2 weeks away, eek! I now have a choc a block week filled with a tonne of work, I hope your week is somewhat more exciting than mine! 
Ever since I saw Sarah wearing CBL Little Red Corvette I knew I needed it but when you take shipping from Llarowe into consideration it gets a bit expensive so I never ended up getting it but it cropped up for sale on Facebook a while ago so I had to get it along with Seeing Spots which you will see in my next post :)
So this is such a beautiful nail polish but I wanted to add some lace nail art to make the nails look just a bit more special. I used black acrylic paint for the design. The polish is much more holo than it looks here but my lighting isn't the best for capturing holo polishes. 







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Monday, 17 November 2014

PISTACHIO NAILS

Hi everyone, how are you all today? Today I decided to make a trip to Sally's and got some amazing polishes, most of which are gifts but I like shopping for gifts so I'm happy :)
Tonight I have some nail art which I did a while ago, I shared a sneak peek on instragram a while ago and I absolutely love these!
This whole design was inspired by the colour Citrus Green* from the Deco Art acrylic paints. The green just reminded me of pistachios and I had to paint them on my nails because that's what normal people do right?!
I used 2 coats of Orly Pure Porcelain as a base colour and them painted on the pistachio kernels first by mixing together white, brown and hint of yellow paints to get the right colour. I then painted in the pistachios using Citrus Green* and Grasshopper Green* acrylic paints by Deco Art. I then outlined everything with black acrylic paint. 










Love it! This is probably the most realistic nail art I've done, realistic nail art is still unfamiliar territory for me and a tad bit frightening so I'm trying it out a slowly. 

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Sunday, 16 November 2014

WATERCOLOUR BUBBLE NAILS

Hey guys, so it's Sunday night again :( but I have some watercolour nails to share with you today! 
I saw this design on instagram and fell in love with it but was a bit apprehensive about trying this technique out, but I'm really glad I did because it's super easy to do! I've also made a tutorial for you guys but I will post that in another post probably tomorrow.
I used the Deco Art acrylic paints again and Essence white stamping polish. 








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Wednesday, 12 November 2014

ILLAMASQUA FEATHER NAIL ART

Hi guys, it's Wednesday which means it's nearly the weekend (well that's how I see it!) Today I have some lovely nails art using some of the Deco Art acrylic paint. 
To start off I used 2 coats of Illamasqua Load which was the perfect base colour here and then I painted on some feathers using the Deco Art acrylic paints in Tutti Frutti* Brilliant Blue* and Grasshopper Green* I also used a purple acrylic paint for the purple feathers. 
This is my first time painting feathers after seeing them everywhere in the nailosphere and I was pleasantly surprised by how easy these were to do but I know that my feathers aren't perfect!







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Sunday, 9 November 2014

ILLAMASQUA RUTHLESS SWIRLS

Hey peeps, I'm so sorry for not posting in a week but university is just so busy at the moment! But to redeem myself today I have an amazing acrylic paint review to share with you! 
You can read this post to find out more about the paints I received any my overall thoughts. 
Today I'm going to give you more details about the silver shade I got. I hadn't seen metallic acrylic paints around before and ended up getting some from the Pound Shop however the opacity was dreadful and so I won't be able to use it, this left me intrigued about the silver acrylic paint I received. I wasn't sure what to expect but I was blown away! This paint is amazing, opaque with just one coat and just the perfect formula which is why I can do the following design with it! This is in the shade Silver Morning  and you get this from Art Discount here for only £1.30 and let me tell you, it's worth every penny!
To do the nails I started off with 2 coats of Illamasqua Ruthless and then painted on the swirly design which I think I saw on Nail Lacquer UK instagram. To tie the design in with the rest of nails I used China Glaze Fairy Dust on the rest of the nails. 






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Sunday, 2 November 2014

SWAMP NAILS WITH THE BODY SHOP

Is it Sunday again already? Time goes way too fast! I hope you all had a lovely weekend, I had a lovely much needed break from university work this weekend which has helped recharge my batteries for the upcoming week!
So tonight I have some nail art which was inspired by The Body Shop Colour Crush nail polish in Hemp Over Heels*. I decided to use it as a base for swamp nails lol! This is one my type of colours though so I love these nails but I know they might not be to everyone's taste! 
For the drips (which I haven't done in ages) I used brown acrylic paint a dotting tool and my nail art brush before adding a generous layer of topcoat. 






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