25 06, 2014

Nail Art – Silver Stamping

By | June 25th, 2014|Mass Market Nail Brands, Nail Art, Salon|0 Comments

After a few days with my fun bright blue manicure (Essie's Where's My Chauffeur?) it was time to spice it up. While my stamping technique needs some improvement, I'm really happy with this combo and the new plate I used. This mani features stamping in Silver Sweep by Sally Hansen, using Pueen plate 33.  

22 04, 2014

Tuesday Twosome – Soft Purples – NCLA + Cadillacquer

By | April 22nd, 2014|Indie Nail Brands, Salon, Tuesday Twosome|0 Comments

This Tuesday Twosome is a little different in that these polishes are very clearly not dupes. That said, I thought it would be helpful to show them side by side for comparison purposes. ( I wanted to know how well they would go together for accent purposes!) Cadillacquer - Yeah Science! This polish is delightful. [...]

13 04, 2014

Nail Art – Summer Floral + My Fiance Tries Nail Art!

By | April 13th, 2014|Nail Art, Salon|0 Comments

I've been so worn out by the dreary weather we've had in Toronto this winter that as soon as the sun arrived I went straight to summer with my manicure. Summer Floral Accent Nail I started with a base of OPI's Toucan Do It from the Brazil collection this year. Forgive any tipwear - I [...]

5 04, 2014

Nail Art – Bridal Manicure #2 – Pretty in Pink

By | April 5th, 2014|Bridal Manicure, Indie Nail Brands, Mass Market Nail Brands, Nail Art, Salon|0 Comments

My second in a series of potential bridal manicures. Your thoughts and suggestions are welcomed! Pretty in Pink Pink is one of my wedding colours, and I liked the idea of incorporating it into a matte manicure. Unfortunately, I think my gradient/tip painting technique requires some work before I would wear this mani. I started [...]

6 02, 2014

Nailgating – Seattle Seahawks Manicure

By | February 6th, 2014|Mass Market Nail Brands, Nail Art, Online Nail Brands, Salon|0 Comments

You probably don't know this about me, but I'm a football fan. Like a fantasy playing, jersey wearing, RedZone watching NFL fan. As a particular fan of the Seattle Seahawks, I was thrilled to put together a Superbowl Fanicure for a team I actually support. Of course matching colours were important for this manicure, and [...]