This mani was ever-so fun to do, but was equally messy! Splatter nails were everywhere in 2012, and there are many techniques to achieve this look. My tried and tested technique is the spray bottle technique (as seen as part of the lovely Manicurator’s Abstract Nail Art Challenge), as I find the spray gives finer […]Read more "Tutorial Test: Splatter Using Spray Technique"
This is the wonderful package I received from one of the biggest sweethearts in the nail polish enthusiast world, Rachel Arthur. I had met Rachel around the polish Facebook groups before this exchange, but we became firm friends due to being paired together in the Adopt-a-Friend group we both joined to meet like-minded lacqueristas.Read more "Nail Mail: Rachel’s Adopt-a-Friend Gift"
I adored how clean this mani looked. The silver striping tape pulled the purple cream and black holo together beautifully. This was a very sophisticated look that got me plenty of complements, and I have since repeated the look in blue on my dad’s partner. Striping tape really does open up a world of possibilities […]Read more "Old Mani: Purple and Black Holo Nail Art"
If you know me at all, you’ll know how Disney-obsessed I am! Compounded with my love of the original tale, I decided on an Alice of Wonderland theme for my wedding. To celebrate, I decided to really test my nail art skills and paint the Cheshire Cat on my nails!Read more "Old Mani: Cheshire Cat"
My collection was quickly outgrowing plastic shoeboxes, but I couldn’t afford an actual polish rack, so I put on my thinking cap to come up with a more visual storage solution for my growing collection. At a trip to a local second-hand store, I stumbled upon a pretty DVD/CD rack, and decided it was a […]Read more "My Nail Polish Storage: DVD Rack and Plastic Shoe Boxes"
Collette really spoiled me with my first EVER Zoya polishes! The brand is now well up there in my top brands, and it’s all thanks to my wonderful polish sweetie! My photos are everywhere, but I’ll try to dig out my better bottle shots and update this post a little later!Read more "Nail Mail: Collette’s Birthday Parcel"
This was my birthday present from my gorgeous friend Delainie. Show her some love at Dee’s Polish! POLISHES: A England Dragon, OPI Pirouette my Whistle, OPI Black Cherry Chutney, Essie Navigate Her and China Glaze Flying Dragon (Neon).Read more "Nail Mail: Delainie’s Birthday Parcel"