Friday, August 29, 2014

One stroke snake skin nail art with video tutorial!

Good day y'all! Isn't it about time for some more one stroke nail art? I thought I'd do something a little bit different, so I made these snake skin nails. You can also see them as wicker baskets, the look loans itself for that as well. But the colors just scream snake to me! Click to see my video tutorial!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Serum No. 5 is glowing places!!!

Olaaaaa my ladies!!! I'm very excited about what I'm showing you today: five goodie-good-goodies from Serum No. 5! They all glow in the dark, and you know I have a deep love for anything glowy :D Pleeeeease do yourself a favor and come check out my swatches & review!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Nail art inspired by Ann Marie Bone

Hey ladies!! About two months ago, I found a painting by Ann Marie Bone called 'Dreams Of Elysium'. MAN if you have not seen this artist, you should totally check her out! Her paintings are so vivid and colorful, I want to recreate all of them! Click to see what I made!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Gothic Gala Lacquers - Starling

Hey girls! I'm so excited to show you Starling, a gorgeous multichrome from Gothic Gala Lacquers! Okay so usually I don't do two reviews in a row, but this is a special occasion. Reason one: this polish is only available until August 31st.... and reason two: it's Samantha's birthday today! This means that it's also a year ago that the shop was opened! So please, pleeeeease show her some love and leave her a sweet birthday message on the Gothic Gala Lacquers Facebook page? Thank you!!! And check out the review too!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Amazing Chic Nails - Rare Sunny Day swatches & review

Hiya girls! I have something fresh for you today! I was asked by the sweet Fiona from Amazing Chic Nails to show you some of her polishes. I'm bringing you her Autumn collection in less than 2 weeks, but she included this polish as a gift for me! I thought it would be a nice idea to give you a little teaser of what's to come, so check out this review!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Magnum ice cream nail art with video tutorial!

Heyyyy ladies! It's been 2 years since I made ice cream nail art so it was about time! I've been forming this idea in my head for weeks and suddenly it was crystal clear and I started making it. Don't they look EXACTLY like Magnums?! Click to see more!

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Good stuff from Tip Top Nails South Africa!

Heyaa!! I have some gooood stuff to share with you. Coming all the way from South Africa, Tip Top Nails brings us fresh nail polish colors that are... *drumroll* very opaque! Yeap, that's what surprised me about these four. So click to see my swatches and read the review!

Friday, August 15, 2014

5 tips for taking glow in the dark nail photos!

Heyyaa ladies! I've been getting a lot of questions about how I photograph my glow in the dark nail art, because it takes a few tricks to get a good shot. So I'm gonna explain everything I know to you! Let's get this party started!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Epic Summer Story (5 glow in the dark manis!!!) + video tutorial!!!!

Ermahgerd you gaaiiizzz!!!! It's time for another nail art story! There's a 'tag you're it' challenge in one of my FB nail groups, and I was challenged by the lovely Leesha to do a summer themed story. Within a week! Five gradients.... five silhouettes.... one week.... CAN IT BE DONE??? Well yeah! And I did a VIDEO TUTORIAL to boot :D How awesome is that? So come see what I made!

Monday, August 11, 2014

Twin nails inspired by Tang Yau Hoong

Hey ladies! Talent is all over the world, just like inspiration. I did twin nails with my friend Paulie again (he's @laynopaul on Instagram) and we chose this image by Tang Yau Hoong for our inspiration. Click to see what we made!

Sunday, August 10, 2014

The Nail Fail Files - second episode

Hi ladies! We all have those nail art designs at times that just don't work out. Or you do everything right, and still something is 'off'. Exactly that is what these installments of The Nail Fail Files are about! These are all designs that didn't quite 'have' it, and didn't make it to the blog for various reasons. Read and enjoy!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Comparison: Gothic Gala Lacquers S.F. Take 2 vs. the original Something's F*cky

Hiiii girls! I have my first comparison post for you guys! I received Gothic Gala Lacquers S.F. Take 2 for review (along with the Burlesque Girls collection and the Rave collection) which is a remake of the original Something's F*cky. Since I've had the original in my collection for a while, I figured this would be fun to compare the two, see how they stack up! Click to read my thoughts!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Chique neon nail art

Helleuu!! I promise some hand painted stuff is coming up again soon, but first I HAD to try this out! Doesn't it look fancy? I used two shades from my Gothic Gala Lacquers collection, and ofcourse I also made a video tutorial for you, my babes, so click to see more!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Indie Polish wants you to Love Yourself!

Hi my sweet ladies! You know, you're all really beautiful and talented. You should say it to yourself more often. You should Love Yourself! Because that's the name of this collection by Indie Polish that I'm showing you swatches of today! Click to read my review!

Monday, August 4, 2014

The color wipe technique, anybody can do this!

Ermahgerd!!! Today I wanna show you a technique I came up with, I'm calling it the color wipe technique and it's SO easy, anybody can do this! I was swatching the Gothic Gala Lacquers Rave collection last week and as I was cleaning up my cuticles so I could take pictures, I wiped my brush on a tissue. All of those colors together looked SO freaking cool, I figured I had to do something with it! Click to see my tutorial AND the glow shot!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Ellagee A Good Man collection, ermahgerd Doctor Who inspired!!!

Holy moly come have a look at this! I'm very excited to show you these Doctor Who inspired nail polishes from the A Good Man collection by Ellagee! Doctor Who is kind of a guilty pleasure of mine... My last boyfriend got me hooked and I don't usually tell people I watch it, but I'm making an exception for you, my sweet wonderful ladies :D So let's step into the T.A.R.D.I.S. have a look!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Northern lights glow in the dark nail art + video tutorial!

Heya! Who's in the mood for more glow in the dark nail art? ME! I had a bottle of Essie Aruba Blue that the lovely Janet from sent me to make pretty nail art with. It's up to you to decide if I did that right! Click to see to see more :D