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Friday, October 30, 2015

Dreamcatcher

One from the vaults.. When I still had long and healthy nails. I don't know what's wrong with my nails now, they just won't grow and split. 

Anyways, this is a mani from a year ago, one of my favorites. It's simple, but I just love how it looks


I used purple/violet for the base, but in the picture it looks more like blue, the black is acrylic paint and everything else is from KIKO cosmetics (I know, I mention it almost all of my posts.. I just like their coverage :D)

Monday, October 26, 2015

Flamenco Inspired

I've been living in southern Spain for over half a year now and this was one of the first manicures inspired by the flamenco dresses and flowers that the dancers sometimes wore in their hair

I rushed it with top coat, which sadly smudged the dots.

Polishes used:
Purple - From Naughty or Nice set by Essence
White - White Hot Love by Rimmel
Green - Mint Milk by KIKO

Friday, October 23, 2015

Striped & Purple

Another simple but effective manicure that I received many compliments and only needed a striping brush :)


Polishes used:
Purple - Lilac by KIKO Cosmetics
Gold - Bold Gold by Maybelline
Beige - Nude Gel Effect Nail Polish by Claire's

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Just Flowers

Like I mentioned in my previous post, I am in love with Essence's Nail Art Tattoo Pen. This was the second thing after Blue(print) that I did. Pretty simple again, but I just loved it!!


Polishes used:
Pink - Pink Boom by Maybelline (also it's an inexpensive dupe for O.P.I Kiss Me I'm Brazilian)
Black dots - some random black nail polish
Black flowers - Essence Nail Art Tattoo Pen

Friday, October 16, 2015

Elephant in the Room

Happy Friday, ladies! This is from my nail art vaults, done about a year ago. I still find it cute. Maybe I should try to recreate it using more depth..?


Polishes used:
Gray - Anchorage by Wild N Crazy 
Pink - from HEMA

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Mint & Gold

After moving I only took with me one roll of nail tape.. And then I completely forgot about it. Till one day when I went trough my drawers and spotted it. So of course, I needed to use it right away.

(My previous post that I also used nail tape Hello Autumn was made more than a year ago)


 Polishes used:
Mint - Mint Milk by KIKO (who can tell that this is one of my favorite polishes :D)
Gold - From Primark PS line (it's more foil-y or shimmer than a real gold, but nevertheless, I like it)

Friday, October 9, 2015

Blue(print)

My recent favorite purchase has been Essence's Nail Art Tattoo Pen. I bought it and started thinking all the complicated things that I could do with it... And then I came home and did this.
Not complicated at all, but pretty :)

The only bad thing was that I guess I put the top coat on too quickly because it smudged the black



Polishes used:
Blue - It was a set of Daisy Nails from Primark (it came with a white and yellow nail art polishes)
White - White Hot Love by Rimmel
Silver - Holographic by GOSH
Silver glitter - One of three polishes from the set Got My List? by Essence
Black - Nail Art Tattoo Pen

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Splattering around

Sometimes it's just nice to be messy and splatter the paint arond 

Polishes used:
Blue - Shocking Seas by Maybelline
Gold - No29 Dore Orfevre by Yves Saint Laurent

This splatter is done using a straw dipped in nail polish and then I blew in it. Messy.. But I love the result

Also, thank you all for the tips on gradients, well wishes for my new job and most of all - welcome my new followers :)

Friday, October 2, 2015

First Try With Mandalas

This was my first try doing mandala pattern on my nails. I'm quite happy how it came out. Though I still can't get the hang of gradient nails. If you have any tips/advice, then please, let me know! :D



Polishes used:
White - White Hot Love by Rimmel
Pink - Kiss Me I'm Brazilian by O.P.I
Peach - Light Peach by KIKO Cosmetics
Black - acrylic paint
Glitter - small golden glitter polish from H&M

And well, to my current 2 followers - I started a new job and though I will try to keep up with the posting, there might be some gaps here and there until I get the hang of it, but I will try my best :)