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Grunge Marble Nails

Hey everyone!

Long time, no see. I know. To be honest, I have just been very uninspired lately. I literally slap on a single colour, and just move on with my life. Let them chip badly. I have just been feeling 'so blah'.

Until I saw THESE NAILS by NAILTHOUGHTS and I was like 'those are pretty, allow me to make them.. grunge-y!'

I made sure to really drag my brush into the polish once I was done, even with the top coat - I really wanted it to look mooshed together and just.. streaky, and.. grunge-y, and I am very pleased with my results!

I know these won't be for everyone, but I LOVE them!

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatFormula X DaintyOPI Gargantuan Green GrapeOPI Jade Is The New BlackOPI I Cannoli Wear OPIEssie LicoriceOPI Don't Touch My Tutu!Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for today! See you all again soon!

Brush Stroke/Square Dots

Hey everyone!

Tonight I have some.. square dot nails? Brush stroke nails? I have no idea what to call them - but hey! I did a thing and wanted to share.

I took inspiration from Shannon Rae aka Coffeeandnailpolish via IG (THIS PHOTO) and just.. went with it. Plus I had to add some pizazz to it.. because, me.

After I did 2 coats of my base colour.. I waited until it was dry sort of tacky, and used a brush to just.. place a small swipe of colour. Super technical here.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatLime Crime Milky WaysChina Glaze SpontaneousChina Glaze Don't Be ShallowSally Hansen Gilty PartyBrushSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for tonight! See you all again soon!!

Rose Quartz Nails

Hey everyone!

Ok, so, I have seen, via IG, that the new nail "trend" is rose quartz nails.. so I took a stab at it. Not sure if I totally did it correctly.. but.. I am pretty jazzed about the results!

Yay? Nay? It is something you will test out?

I went with 2 layers of my main polish, then sponged on some white polish (very lightly), then another layer of main, then some acetoned white, another main layer, then a stronger (but still acetoned) white lines.. I am pretty obsessed.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatOPI It's A Girl!Essie Private WeekendFormula X White MatterAcetoneLittle BrushSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is it for this evening - see you all again soon!

Floral Nails

Hey everyone!

These were the nails I sported last weekend - particularly for my best friend's birthday. We did a high tea service, and I specifically went with Funkified Nails post HERE because they reminded me of her.

I just finished putting away every stray bottle of nail polish back on to my shelf.. so I cannot remember what all was used here. It was a lot. I am sorry!

Love these! They just scream my best friend's name.

Also, kind of a side note - I am kind of thinking of starting to post more make-up related activity to my blog as well. It is another major interest of mine.. and I figure I might as well blog about it as well. My goal is to start doing youtube vids, but one step at a time. Hopefully that will be ok.

Have a rad day -- see you all again soon!

80s St. Patrick's Day Nails

Hey everyone!

So.. I inadvertently created 80s-esque St. Patrick's Day nails. Now, I was going to remove them and try to make something more.. pretty.. but let's be real here: I love the 80s vibe. They get to stay!

 I started by doing triangle chunks of colour - based off of a photo from IG. Then.. I was going to add a third colour of chunks, but went with glitter mini-stripes, and dots to top it all off. I just.. yup.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatFormula X White MatterChina Glaze Treble MakerChina Glaze Midnight KissMrs. P's Potions Matcha Do About NothingOPI Amazon...AmazoffSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for today - see you all again soon!

Illamasqua Milf

Hey everyone!

Around Christmas time, I was in Winners, and found they had 2 bottles of Illamasqua polish.

Wait, WHAT?!

I legit did the electric slide back to the display of polish and quickly looked at the boxes. $4.99. Um, does Winners have any idea how much I paid to not only purchase an Illamasqua polish a year or two back, but to also ship it to me?! $4.99. I basically destroyed the display (very nicely, though) looking for any others, but there was just the two.

One of them happened to be Milf, which is one I had wanted for a while - just didn't want to take the plunge in the purchase/wait to get it to me. The excitement was real.

What is even better than that price tag, is the formulation.

Dreamy. Amazing. It is real love.

I know I did post these on IG, but I know I never posted about them here. So, here they are.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatIllamasqua MilfFormula X White MatterEssie LicoriceKBShimmer FoiledSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
Love. That is all for t…

KL Polish Brick Sidewalk + Mrs. P's Potions Gold Never Bothered Me Anyway

Hey everyone!

I am going to share a suuuuper simple mani featuring KL Polish Brick Sidewalk.

I feel like I should do a full review post on KL Polish, but I feel like because they aren't "new" anymore, it would kind of be a waste? It wouldn't be a good review post, anyways.

The only saving grace aka the only reason I bother using the polish at all, is that the colours are exquisite. But honestly, that is all I like about them.

Huh, mini review right there. Anyways.

ALSO - this mani is done using Mrs. P's Potions Gold Never Bothered Me Anyway, and that I do really, really like.

 Ugh. That shade. It is so nice! Why can't you just be a nicer formula? And not smell horrible? And the brush not paint my whole finger. Guh.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatKL Polish Brick Sidewalk Mrs. P's Potions Gold Never Bothered Me AnywaySeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for today. See you all again soon!