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Zoya – Saint and Alice

Get ready for a picture heavy post! It’s taking me some getting used to posing with these long nails! Haha 😉 I have swatched the entire Zoya Enchanted Winter collection, but I want to film my review as well as post the pictures, and I’m struggling to find the time! So I might just write […]

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New Orleans gradient

I haven’t posted nails since February! Like I said in my previous post I’m crazy busy these days so I only do my nails about once a week :-O whaaaAAAAAAAAaaat? I bought the New Orleans collection in early march, and I’ve been trying to swatch it when ever I have time. But when I got […]

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Galaxy nails!

I finally did galaxy nails! Can you believe that in my three years of blogging about nail art I’ve never done galaxy nails before? I have been feeling very uninspired lately, I have obviously been MIA since middle of December. I started a new job (again), went “home” for the holidays and have been feeling […]

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Blue Christmas

I am so ready for the holidays! Are you? I picked up some more H&M nail polishes, the blue base of this manicure is H&M – Nocturne, it’s an absolutely stunning blue nail polish. It has a dark navy blue base and it is packed with blue and gold micro glitter. The blue base makes the […]

OPI DS Magic swatch review nail polish manicure

OPI DS Magic – Swatch

OPI DS Magic 2 coats + top coat. Magic is a stunning deep blue nail polish, it’s packed with shimmer (or diamond dust). But it also shifts to purple! I was not able to capture the duochrome in these photos, but you can see it in the bottle. And it was actually very visible on the […]

China Glaze the Great Outdoors collection swatches and review China Glaze fall 2015 nail polish collection

China Glaze The Great Outdoors Collection | Swatches and review

Are you ready for another fall nail polish collection? Today I’m showing you the China Glaze fall 2015 collection – The Great Outdoors! have a video review as well as a blog post, watch the video to get more of my in depth thoughts about each polish and over all thoughts on this collection.   […]

Kicks - Rain Drops swatch white rose nail art manicure

Kicks – Rain Drops

I was just feel like a light, shimmery, blue manicure. So I found my Kicks – Rain Drops, which might really be more an icy blue for winter, but it’s super pretty, and the shimmer really sparkles in the sunshine! The shimmer does not translate in these photos, but trust me, it’s gorgeous!   Then I […]

Palm trees sunset gradient nail art manicure

Palm trees in the setting sun

The gradient I did the other day reminded me of a summer sunset so I decided to paint some silhouettes of palm trees over top! Yes, I did a pretty much identical manicure two years ago, but I remember liking it so much, so I don’t mind! Obviously, the gradient is using  Go With The Lava […]

OPI - Go With The Lava Flow and This Color’s Making Waves! gradient manicure nail art

Lava Flowing in Waves summer gradient

Since I’m obsessed with Go With The Lava Flow and This Color’s Making Waves! from OPI’s Hawaii collection, I’m pretty much using them in every single manicure these days. So of course I did a gradient as well! I have now moved out of my apartment, and am living temporarily with my boyfriend in his apartment, which is […]