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Mix and Match

Is basically what this post is all about!

I will start off with my nail stickers that I basically wore through all of last week..






These gems are the Sally Hansen Salon Effects in 330 Fly With Me. I honestly wasn't really interested in these, but my sister tried out a set a couple of weeks ago, and loved them! So I grabbed this set as I know that I will never be able to paint a decent butterfly on my own.. AND I have to say: love. These are great! I mean, when this photo was snapped, I had been wearing them for 4 days (3 of which were serious work days..) and I felt they didn't look TOO bad. I think one of my favourite parts was the removal.. They are real nail polish.. So taking it off was like taking off your regular old polish.. awwwwesome! I think I would recommend these for a special occasion though.. I remember seeing on another blog that for the cost of a "high end" (err.. mid-range?) bottle of polish (which does multiple manis) - you get one from these. I mean, you can accent mani to your hearts content..

My only other complaint is the size of some of the strips.. A few of them are real monsters. Oh well, all in all, I really did like them and do recommend them. Especially for designs that you know you will never be able to do on your own.. Also, SH, do something with skulls and I'll be your biggest fan!!

Speaking of skulls.. I have no idea why, but recently (ok, since like February or March) I have been OBSESSED with skulls. My bff picked up on this and bought me an amazing skull necklace for my birthday and I seriously wear it every chance I get! I will this tie in to my next photos, I promise!

The other day (read: a couple of weeks ago) I was perusing amazon.com (not .ca for once!) and really wanted to order the bundle monster plates as I see so many great manis being done using those little gems. What sold me? Skull action!


The skull bad boy is actually the very last plate. I apologize for the glare. I took 5 different photos and this is the best.

But I got something else from them as well...






Fimo canes! YAY! Although it is a strange purchase as I really am not a rhinestone wear-er.. But I figure I can stick these on to jazz up certain manis.. Maybe even pedis.. Who knows!! I then used a recently emptied out rhinestone wheel to house some newly sliced canes. I picked out a few that I would want to try to use sometime soon.. But honestly, way too many to choose from!!




Some of my cutting is a bit too thick I believe.. But it was worth a shot.. Ooh, notice the skulls! Awe yeah!!

Alright, well, that is all I have to post up for now! I did paint my nails this evening, but forgot to photograph them before uploading all these photos.. I guess that means you'll get ANOTHER post later.. (:

Have a great day/evening/night - well, whatever time you're reading this at, enjoy!! It is 2:30am.. I should probably go pass out now!! Goodnight!!




  • rebecca - I hope you took advantage of the sale!! I will have to scope out that shade myself!! Just in case..
  • shortwidenails - True, but they often have really awesome deals! And some of the stores more so than others, which is weird! Ahh I LOVE White Cap - except that I always want to call it 'Snow Cap'.. Haha, luckily I can sleep when my room is a mess.. Otherwise I would never sleep! I actually started tidying it up earlier this evening.. It took me 3 hours to basically clear off my dresser. Yikes!!
  • Irishenchantment - Haha I figure I might just be the only one.. Yay! Thank you for following (:
  • Vintage Makeup - Thaaank you very much! And I agree, they are super cute!
  • Minty - I cannot wait to keep testing it over other gems!! Heeey.. It only takes 1.. Right? Right! (:

Comments

Enigma said…
I really like the skull fimo slices :D
Minty said…
Using the rhinestone wheel is brilliant! I think I may want some fimo canes. I need to see a post to be fully convinced though.

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