Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Um.... I'm back (sorta)

Hey guys,

I'm back with a much needed update for where I've been and what I've been doing. It's simple really. I don't know how to really tell you guys but.... I started nail school!!! yay! lol

I haven't really been in the groove of blogging since I got back to Toronto but I'm going to have to try my best. I'm hoping for some response to my posts and I apologize for not posting. I blame my video game addiction ugh. Some of you may know how it is.

This is what I've been up to with my nails:
Here I'm wearing Sally Hansen Barracuda. Pretty little light blue. It's cute.

And in this pic, I have on Chanel Taboo which a classmate of mine did on me! It's amazing. So pretty. Hope you're all doing well! Thanks for reading!

Monday, September 2, 2013


Hi everyone,

I haven't posted in a whole month. The main reason is that my nails are permanently stained and I can't find any better way to cure this problem than to not paint them for a while and let it grow out. The other reason is that I don't have much free time which leaves less time for me to blog. My life has been quite stressing the past month but it's stressing in a good way. I have lots to accomplish in the coming months since I'm hoping to enroll in nail school.

All in all, I just wanted to let you all know what's been up, but I couldn't leave without some pictures of nails.

This one is Essie Topless and Barefoot which is a nude shade. I painted my nails just this once on Sunday for a family outing but I took it off the next day so my nails could breathe again.

And this is the horror that is my progress so far. Looks like it's almost there. One more month should do it.

I deeply apologize for not posting but even if I did, I wonder who would still read my blog. If you're reading, could you please leave me a comment letting me know if you're still interested in my posts? I'm really curious.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Sephora by OPI S-age is Just a Number

Hey guys,

This one is definitely duochrome in nature because of the obvious green and gold emulating from this beauty. I have seen lots of other brands promote this shade of polish but I've never owned a color like this before. Its quite unique so I'm impressed.

These pictures were also by chance to be taken in the natural lighting which brings out the duochrome effect so well. I used 2 coats in these pictures and no top coat.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Sephora by OPI I Think I Cayenne

Hi guys.

I got the Sephora by OPI Spice Market set after seeing it on sale for about 12$USD and I have to say I'm pretty satisfied with these colours because they are colours I would probably buy on its own. They would go well with my skin tone I think.

This one is glass flecked orange. Really bright. It takes only 2 coats but 3 is most opaque.

In this pictures, it kind of looks like it has a duochrome effect and that is one of my favourites. Do any of you guys like this look too? Let me know!

Wishing you all a good week.


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Why I Have Not Been Blogging as Much

Hey guys, I've gone on a kind of hiatus from blogging. It's obvious that my posts are not as frequent as usual and I apologize for that. I've been going through some life challenges because of graduating from college and it's been tough figuring things out. I hope you all understand.

I promise to keep on updating with nail posts but not as often as I used to.  At least until I have settled these issues.

Thanks for reading this far if you did :) Have a great day.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Neon Sprinkles

Hi guys,

I painted these nails a week ago on a whim. Didn't really have much of a plan, just went with it. Hope you enjoy.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

China Glaze Want My Bawdy

Hi guys!!

Another post today of a swatch. Hehe I've been doing a few of these lately and it's kinda lame I know. But maybe some of you will enjoy seeing these colours. They're my own personal picks but sometimes I realise that the colour in the bottle is not always an accurate representation of how it looks on your nails so this is what these posts are for!

Want my bawdy, silly as this name is, is a really unique looking duochrome polish at first glance but when applied, it's a purple-ish blue frost on the nails. I wish it didn't have that minimal amount of streaking though. I supposed it's because of the frost effect that it has. Otherwise, it only requires about 3 coats to become opaque.

It's somewhat comparable to this layering combo I did couple posts ago. At the very least, Want my Bawdy reminds me of it.

Essie Smokin Hot + OPI The Color to Watch
That's all I have for today guys! Hope you are enjoying your week/day so far!

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Revlon Scented Polish in Mad About Mango

Hi guys,

This one's a peachy orange colour (somewhat salmon toned in real life) that leaves your nails with this candy bubble gum smell. I don't particularly like the smell but it's tolerable.

The only thing I would complain about is the "scent" that it is supposed to leave behind when it dries. Otherwise, the coverage and finish aren't that bad. The swatches below are 3 coats with top coat. I would say overall that it's not a bad purchase since it's relatively inexpensive ($2.50) at Walgreens.

Anywayssss, hope you all are having a good day!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Wet n Wild Wild Shine Dreamy Poppy

Hi guys.

This one is called Dreamy Poppy hehe funny name. It's actually only a dollar at many retail locations that carry the Wet n Wild brand. I like it..... You get alot of value for what you pay! I've been using the Wet n Wild Black Creme for while now. I have to say that this line of polishes is probably some of best quality of nail polishes I've used for the price.

You probably don't want me to yap on and on.

In pictures, I've painted 3 coats and there is top coat.

Hope you enjoy!

Friday, June 14, 2013

Nail Art Inspired by Finger Painted (blog)!

Hi guys!

I watched this video done by a blogger I really like. Her name is Lexi and her blog is linked here!

Also.... her video is linked here!

I followed some of her techniques and stuff to replicate her design and this is how it came out. I used a white by Sally Hansen and acrylic paints. For the blue nails, I used a Quo by Orly polish called Turquoise Moonlight.

Hope you enjoy! Thanks for reading.

1st attempt

1st Attempt

2nd Attempt

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

NOTD Glitter Layering

Hi guys!!

You haven't heard from me in a while. That's simply because I've been really lazy and found it hard to be motivated to blog as frequent as I used to but I'm back today and that should be worth something!

I have a glitter manicure on today and it actually features 3 glitter toppers! It has NYC In a Minute Blackula (black base colour), CND Effects Amethyst Sparkle (purple fine sparkles), Sapphire Sparkle (blue fine sparkles) and Wet n Wild "Wild Shine" in Kaleidescope (silver hex glitter, $1 from Meijer).

It kind of reminds me of the galaxy manicures I've been seeing. It's becoming quite popular. But this requires no sponging which essentially means no need for sponges and the extra clean up! I like it alot because it's so sparkly and fun. It's an excellent recreation of galaxy nails.

There is one more thing though.... I cannot take credit for this layering combo. I must thank the most precious person in my life for coming up with this idea! I love it so much!

Hope you are all having a good day/week so far!

Friday, May 24, 2013

NOTD Beige Nude with some Flakies

Hi guys,

I used Sally Hansen Without a Stitch with Nfu Oh 38 as flakies and one coat of top coat to seal it off.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Essence Walk On The Wild Side

Hi guys,

I'm back today with green nails that I wore a few days ago. It's a army green colour with bright green sparkles. I'm sporting the rounded nails again because I'm in that classic kinda mood. In the picture below, I'm wearing two coats and top coat after it has been freshly painted. My Essie Good to Go is becoming old so I couldn't wear these for too long because it started to shrink at the tips.

 I have on OPI Chop-Sticking to my Story right now, a choice I made because it is so quick-drying and opaque, that is to be expected of OPI polishes. You can find the post I wrote on it here.
Old Swatch =S I know, I'm a cheat


Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Yellow Stripes

Bored one night and decided to do simple stripes on my nails. I used Sally Hansen Complete Salon in Yellow Kitty and both yellow and white striping (NOT stripping lol) polishes. You know, the ones with the thin brushes. Hope you all are having a good week so far.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

China Glaze Sun Worshipper

Hi guys!!!

I only got one picture to show because honestly, the rest don't look that good. However, I'm really peeved that ALL of the pictures don't show the colour correctly! It is NOT yellow in person, not that it isn't a pretty yellow. It's just not true to real life. Anyway, I would really appreciate any comments or suggestions for what I could do to improve taking more colour honest pictures! Thank you :)

Monday, May 6, 2013

Layla Nail Polish Softouch Effect 60

Hi everyone,

When I saw this polish at Ulta, I thought it would have a normal glossy finish. But to my surprise, it turned matte! I wish it would have said so on the display or on the bottle. The wording in "Softouch" might be misleading. Nonetheless, I could add top coat for the normal glossy finish. But I opted to leave it this way.

It is a a light blue and looks somewhat green depending on the light your hands are under. It has no shimmery particles, instead it is a creme finish with no glossy-ness (unless you used top coat). This colour is perfect for spring/summer. Reminds me a little of the sea. Hope you enjoy.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

China Glaze Ruby Pumps

Today's NOTD is China Glaze Ruby Pumps! It's red, bright and contains lots of glitter packed into a jelly base. I think it may be one of their bestsellers.

I'm disappointed in myself though. My camera doesn't want to correctly capture the true nature of this polish :( I think it's much more vibrant in real life. I just wish that my photography skills would improve. We'll see in time, I guess

Monday, April 29, 2013

Urban Outfitters Nail Polish in Ringo

Highlighter nails!

I've been sort of on a hunt for an opaque highlighter shade and I think I've found it. It's opaque in 3 coats but be careful because if you don't use thicker coats it would require 4. There must be something in the pigment that causes it to be so sheer usually. Anyway, hope you enjoy!

Friday, April 26, 2013

NOTD Essie Topless & Barefoot with piCture pOlish Mardi Gras

My simple NOTD with Essie Topless & Barefoot with one coat of piCture pOlish mardi gras. Top coat is included.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Nfu Oh #61

Hi everyone,

I wanted to get this polish for the longest time but it was always out of stock! Back when the holographic polish was so popular, it was difficult to find in stores. I tried asking some sales associates at my local supplier (they supplied China Glaze) if they sold any holographic polishes. She had no idea what I was talking about!

Anyway, fast forward a couple weeks, I ordered mine off of Here is the classic silver holographic :)

Sunday, April 21, 2013

China Glaze Flying Dragon

Hi everyone,

I have a neat little magenta colour for you today. It has specks of blue and purple glitter mixed in. There are some swatches that I've seen where this polish has a more deep purple shade but then mine is more pink so there must be different versions of the same China Glaze.

In these pictures, I have a 2 coats of Flying Dragon with a coat of top coat on. Enjoy!

Indoor lighting

China Glaze Flying Dragon with Indoor Lighting

Indoor Lighting