Blue and Purple Lines Double Stamping

Monday, February 20, 2017

Happy Monday Blues! I've been liking the look of a double stamping manicure so here's another pretty simple one I did. I went with some more muted colors and I quite like how it looks. So far I've only double stamped using the same image but I am planning to try out this technique with different images to get a more layered effect. Anyways, let's see the manicure.

Blue and Purple Lines Double Stamping Nail Art

I used Ciaté Cream Soda on my ring and middle nails. I double stamped with Ya Qin An 23 and Ya Qin An 25 with stamping plate BP-67 from Born Pretty Store. Use coupon code YCL91 for 10% off your entire order. For the rest of the nails, I used China Glaze Electric Beat. Finished with KBShimmer Clearly On Top Quick Dry Top Coat.

Blue and Purple Lines Double Stamping Nail Art
Blue and Purple Lines Double Stamping Nail Art

The double stamping turned out great which made me happy to see. I think the blue and purple color combination is nice too even though the purple looked pretty faint against the grey base polish. What do you think?

Twinsie Tuesday: Inspired by the Season

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Today's Twinsie Tuesday theme is inspired by the season. Since today is Valentine's Day, I thought it would be appropriate to do a Valentine's Day theme design. I don't have a lot of free time this year but I wanted to at least create one Valentine's Day theme manicure and the theme today kind of gave me that chance to.

Red and Pink Hearts Nail Art

For the ring and middle nail, I used American Apparel Coney Island. I created some hearts using a dotting tool with Sally Hansen I Pink I Can and Gosh Hot Coral. For the rest of the nails, I used Wet n' Wild Candy-licious and applied Nicole by OPI Haley Good Lookin'... on top of that. Finished with KBShimmer Clearly On Top Quick Dry Top Coat.

Red and Pink Hearts Nail Art
Red and Pink Hearts Nail Art

My freehanded hearts aren't the best but I still think it looks pretty cute. You can also change up the colors of the hearts if the pink and red combination isn't your thing too. What do you think?

Dearberry Today Nail Lacquer #32 Twilight

Monday, February 13, 2017

Happy Monday Blues! My hair has been getting pretty long so I got my aunt to cut it short for me over the weekend. I've had the same hairstyle for a long time though that I'm thinking I need to change it up next time. If anyone knows of a good hair salon in Vancouver, please let me know. I think I'm going to get it cut professionally next time since I kind of want something different. I might even color my hair, who knows. Anyways, let's see what blue polish I'm sharing today.

Dearberry Today Nail Lacquer #32 Twilight is a shimmer dark blue with silver shimmers in it. What's interesting about this color is that it doesn't really have much of a shine to it by itself so if you want that glossy look, you will have to apply a top coat. I received this polish is a Memebox I purchased a long time ago. I actually quite like the polish a lot too. The formula was great on it  that I could have even gotten away with one coat if I applied it on more thickly. This polish has a wider brush on it which I find makes the application on it easier. I also think the color is perfect to wear for the fall and winter season. This is two coats.

Dearberry Today Nail Lacquer #32 Twilight
Dearberry Today Nail Lacquer #32 Twilight

Overall, I'm very pretty pleased with this polish. I would totally pick up more colors from Dearberry if I ever come across them too. What do you think?

Avon Little Red Dress and New Brow Products

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Hi everyone! I recently received some new products from Avon so I thought it would be fun to share with all what I received. I haven't tried anything out yet but I just wanted to share with you all the new products so that if your interested, you can pick something up for yourself on the Avon website.

Avon Little Red Dress Eau de Parfum Spray (1.7 fl.oz), Avon Little Red Dress Shower Gel (200ml), and Avon Little Red Dress Body Lotion (200ml)
Stand out in a crowd with sensual red raspberry, sophisticated Bulgarian rose, and rich red sandalwood.

Avon Little Red Dress Eau de Parfum Spray, Avon Little Red Dress Shower Gel, and Avon Little Red Dress Body Lotion
Avon Little Red Dress Eau de Parfum Spray

Avon Perfect Eyebrow Kit, Silicone Grip Tweezer with Brow Brush, and Avon Perfect Brow Gel
The Avon Perfect Eyebrow Kit has a powder and setting wax with a dual-ended angled brush for you to apply the products on with. The colors it comes in are Blonde, Auburn, Soft Brown, and Deep Brown. The one I received was Blonde. The Silicone Grip Tweezers with Brow Brush is interesting with its stainless steel tweezers with a silicone grip design. Lastly, The Avon Perfect Brow Gel is a brush-on gel with fibers that helps to blend easily with your natural hair. It comes in Light Brown or Dark Brown. The color I received was the light brown.

Avon Perfect Eyebrow Kit, Silicone Grip Tweezer with Brow Brush, and Avon Perfect Brow Gel
Avon Perfect Eyebrow Kit

Some very exciting products that I'm happy to try out. I'm probably most excited about the Avon Perfect Eyebrow Kit since I've mainly been using an eyebrow pencil to fill in my brows so I'm intrigued to use the powder and setting wax in the little kit. It also seems pretty handy to travel with too.

*Avon sent the products as a PR sample. My opinion is 100% honest.*

Blue and Suede Saran Wrap Nail Art

Monday, February 6, 2017

Happy Monday Blues! Over the weekend, we got hit with a lot of snow where I live. I love the snow and colder weather so I'm happy about it but its been hard to get to work at the same time. Anyways, let's see the manicure I'm sharing today.

Blue and Suede Saran Wrap Nail Art

Starting with my pinky and ring nail, I used Sephora by OPI I'm So Sari!. For the rest of the nails, I used Sally Hansen Pacific Blue. After making sure the blue was fully dried, I used the saran wrap method to apply Julep Nora and Julep Amber. Finished with KBShimmer Clearly On Top Quick Dry Top Coat.

Blue and Suede Saran Wrap Nail Art
Blue and Suede Saran Wrap Nail Art

I liked how the two suede polishes I used looks applied this way even if they do look a little similar to each other here. I've always like the saran wrap method and you can layer so many different colors to create so many different designs too. What do you think?

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