Sunday, October 22, 2017

Pastry murder nail art


I doughn't know how this happened... The bullet appears to only have glazed him though :-p

Those flakies are amazing!!! I used What's Up Nails Tropic Flakies over a base of Madam Glam Perfect Black, and they shift and swerve and wow me all over the place :D


The other nails are equally breathtaking. It's Lilypad Lacquer No More Chances that I got from Color4Nails. The color, the holo.... absolutely perfect!

The pastries are hand painted with acrylic paint. They were a lot of fun, although somehow the eyes were the hardest part. I don't know why, they don't even look that intricate. But I kept messing up the outlines!


I received Lilypad Lacquer No More Chances, Madam Glam Perfect Black and What's Up Nails Tropic flakies as a press sample. Opinions expressed are 100% my own and not influenced in any way other than the quality of the product itself.  

Friday, October 20, 2017

Artistic Nail Design Holiday Hangover collection swatches & review


Ho ho holiday collection! Artistic Nail Design has come out with a festive rainbow of a collection that will knock your socks off with its shimmer and shine!

The Holiday Hangover collection is bursting with happy holiday colors that are easy and smooth to apply, have great coverage and even better drying time. I've come to depend on the excellent quality of this brand, and each shade comes in regular polish as well as gel polish. This makes the collection all the more versatile ! I can wax poetic all I want but words will never do these polishes justice, so let's just jump right in!

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Eat crow! nail art


Crows are just such romantic creatures... I mean, they didn't call it Crowmeo and Juliet for nothing!

I used SuperChic Lacquer Wonderwall & Awkward Turtle (love that name!) for the base gradient. I think this color combo is perfect for the transition to fall! I'm really going to miss summer...

The crow is hand painted with acrylic paint. I really liked painting the little feathers and having it come out this well!!








I received SuperChic Lacquer Wonderwall & Awkward Turtle as a press sample. Opinions expressed are 100% my own and not influenced in any way other than the quality of the product itself.  

Monday, October 9, 2017

Voodoo doll nail art


Oh how I love that voodoo that you do! Whaddaya think, is my voodoo doll cute or creepy? Someone must have one heck of a headache with that pin sticking out :-p

The lovely base is Picture Polish Haven that I got from Color4Nails. It's perfect!

I was playing around with some Flower Confetti from What's Up Nails, seeing what I could make with their round shape. Buttons came to mind! Buttons led to voodoo dolls and thus today's design was born :D

The doll is hand painted with acrylic paint, and ofcourse the button holes are hand painted too!






I received Picture Polish Haven and What's Up Nails Flower Confetti as a press sample. Opinions expressed are 100% my own and not influenced in any way other than the quality of the product itself.  

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

3D candy corn nail art


Happy Halloween-month! Let's start things off slowly and without blood or gore :-p Now, we don't actually *have* candy corn in the Netherlands... but a US friend was sweet enough to send me some so I could FINALLY discover what it is! Why did I always think it was hard candy instead of soft?

The design is made the same way as my recent M&M's design, with Madam Glam Sugar 3D gel paint as the basic shape, and then some acrylic paint on top. It's just so much fun!!!

If you want to give it a whirl yourself, please feel free to use my (non-affiliate) code NAR30 for 30% off your Madam Glam order :)







I received Madam Glam Sugar 3D gel paint as a press sample. Opinions expressed are 100% my own and not influenced in any way other than the quality of the product itself.  

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Autumn Applejack nail art


I can't find the right words... What do you say about a design you've worked on for hours? What pun would be funny enough to convince people to pleeeeeease enjoy what you've made?


It's all painted with acrylic paint and a ridiculously tiny brush. And yes, it does in fact have more than three bristles :-p When the nails are viewed from up close like this, you can see all the squigglies and mistakes. But when you zoom out.... it's like magic!


Sunday, September 24, 2017

Multichrome flowers nail art


I had this multichrome idea in my head for a while now but I had trouble finding the right way to put it into action. I don't think this is the right drawing for it either but it was time to get it out of my head and into real life!

I really enjoy using these multichrome powders from What's Up Nails. They are so versatile! In this case, I used Mirage, Ocean, Rainforest and Suntan powders to color in the flowers & leaves.

I paired the color shifting flowers with a polish that is equally intriguing, the beautiful Illyrian Polish Voodoo that I got from Color4Nails. It's shown here in full sunlight but it shows an awesome shift in more muted lighting!






I received all of the multichrome powders from What's Up Nails and Illyrian Polish Voodoo as a press sample. Opinions expressed are 100% my own and not influenced in any way other than the quality of the product itself.