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Dry brush

I swatched some new H&M polishes back in April (yes this is old!), I think I bought a trio of nude polishes, and they all looked great in the bottle, but they did not look good on me. So I tried to make this color work by adding some black dry brush to it. I […]

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H&M – Rose Chiffon

H&M – Rose Chiffon¬†3 coats + top coat. You know I’m not a fan of having to use three coats, but this color is just so pretty that I’m actually fine with it! It’s a milky pink sheer polish packed with gold shimmer. The shimmer isn’t to obvious in these photos, but I tried to […]

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Marble nail fail

I guess I’m being too hard on my self when I’m calling this a “fail”, because it’s not really bad, it’s just now I had imagined! I think it would look better/more like I wanted it to, if I didn’t use as much black polish, I wanted more of the white base to show through. […]

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H&M Beauty makeup haul and review

H&M has released a makeup line! I have bought some of their products, tried them out and I’ll let you know my thoughts on what I’ve tried so far. Products mentioned: Colour Essence Eye Pencil – Teal With It Colour Essence Eye Pencil – Spruce Me Up Eye Colour-To-Go – Chantilly Eye Colour-To-Go – Paparazzi […]

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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 […]

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H&M – Green as Gold

H&M has released their new makeup line, along with a bunch of new nail polishes! I picked up one that caught my eye (WHAT?! only¬†one?), and it is called¬†Green as Gold. This is two coats of¬†Green as Gold¬†alone. I actually did not see much difference from only one coat, only maybe it looks a bit […]

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Purple tree dotticure

No matter how many times you guess, you’ll never be able to guess what inspired this manicure. So I’ll just tell you! My toilet paper! *insert ROTFL smiley here* I was about to do my nails, and went to the bathroom right before, as you do, you don’t want to mess up your wet nails! […]

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Neutral Leopard

Inspired by this gorgeous manicure by Meghan, I decided to create a leopard print manicure with my Zoya Naturels! I used the three pink/purle shades of the collection with Zoya – Rue as a base and created the leopard spots using Zoya – Brigitte and Odette. On my pinky I added sparkles with H&M – Purple Glitter and […]

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GOT – Orange (Coral?)

I only have a couple of orange polishes, none of them are even close to being a year old. So I decided I’d go with this polish for today’s prompt; “orange”, as it is the most “orangy” “old” polish I’ve got! Essie – Carousel Coral, this was one of my favorites last spring, and as […]

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Nude triangles

I have a thing for nude nail polish right now, I think it looks so clean and elegant, I love it! So I decided to pair Deborah Lippmann – Fashion with white triangles using H&M – In It For The Game, for a simple elegant manicure. I am having serious issues with dry skin on my […]

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Gold glitter gradient

I wanted something autumnal, dark blue and glamorous.   So I painted two coats of Essie – After School Boy Blazer, it was perfect in onec coat, but my nails were a bit “bumpy” and I decided to add a second. Unfortunately, this polish looks pretty much black on the nails… Don’t get me wrong, […]

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Inspired by me

Day 27 – “Inspired by you”, well, what’s more me than yarn and knitting? ;D Base is OPI – Moon Over Mumbai on all fingers but my index which is Essie – 102. For all the balls of yarn I used… OPI – Lucky Lucky Lavender and Can’t Find My Czechbook, Essie -102 and Castaway, […]