Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The One With Round 34 of Bestie Twin Nails With FashionFooting


Good morning polished world!  How are you all doing today?  It's Wednesday which means the middle of the week is officially here.  The weekend is right around the corner.  So is the end of the month of March.  Seriously where is the year going?  Everything is going by so fast.  Maybe because I've been so busy.  Who knows.

Today is round 34 of Bestie Twin Nails with Fashion Footing.  Amanda has abandoned her blog, so you'll have to head on over to her Instagram page to see her version.  As for me though, I'm going to keep going with this blog as long as possible.  Today for our manicure, we went with an abstract design that I've seen all over the blogging world.  Most recently, I saw Sarah from 25SweetPeas re-create the design.

Let's take a look!




Colors Used:
  • ORLY - White Tips
  • ORLY - Liquid Vinyl
  • OPI - Love Angel Music Baby
  • China Glaze - Pinking Out the Window
I didn't think that I would like this manicure on me as much as I did.  I was really upset that after two days it chipped and I had to remove it.  I really can see myself recreating this manicure with a different color combination.  That's how much I liked it.



China Glaze Pinking Out the Window is such a gorgeous pink shade.  I forgot that I even owned it, and really cannot for the life of me remember when it became part of my collection.  I feel like I used it once before, but I really cannot remember.  I'm going to have to go back through the blog and look.

What do you think? Fan of this abstract manicure?  Am I the only one who forgets that they own polishes?

Until next time, <3.

Monday, March 27, 2017

The One With the Floral Manicure Inspired by Paulina's Passion


Good morning polished world!  How are you all doing today??  It's Monday which means it is the start to another fun filled work week.  Hopefully it won't be as busy as last week, but I highly doubt that.  I apologize for not getting a post up yesterday but it completely slipped my mind.  I was out late and forgot to schedule a post.  Time just ticks away from me.

Anyways, today's manicure is one that I have been wanting to do for quite some time.  After finding a beautiful purple negative space floral rose manicure by Paulina's Passion on Pinterest, I pinned it to my Nail Ideas board and sat on it for quite some time.  I loved the look, wanted to attempt it, but really did not have the courage to do so.  I didn't think it would look right on my nails at all, my roses would be messed up, and it just all around would be a disaster.

After months of procrastinating and refusing to attempt the design, I finally gathered the courage and tried it.  And guess what, it wasn't a disaster at all!

Let's take a look.



Colors Used:
  • OPI - My Boyfriend Scales Walls
  • OPI - Love Angel Music Baby
  • FingerPaints - Lavender Love
  • Color Club - Blue-Ming
Isn't it gorgeous?  I cannot believe how much I love this manicure.  I was super proud of myself too when I completed it and had no smudges, perfect lines, and rather decent roses.  The hardest part of the whole manicure was the tape.  The easy part was that I just had to apply a base coat and then the tape since it's a negative space manicure.  The hard part; lining all the tape up.  My OCD was really testing me with this manicure.  I'm so proud of myself for getting all the lines rather straight and evenly spaced on all the nails.



The roses on top really completed the look.  I'm so happy I stumbled across this design and that I finally re-created it on my own nails.  Thanks to the FingerPaints Gel Like Base Coat,  I was able to enjoy this manicure for five days before I finally took it off.  And honestly, it could have gone another day or so because there were absolutely no chips.  I'm in love with that base coat now.

What do you think?  Fan of this look?  Something you would try?

Until next time, <3.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The One With the Bright Dotticure


Good morning polished world and Happy Thursday!  The weekend is almost here, are you excited?  It's supposed to rain all weekend here, but that just means I'll have lots and lots of decent sleep.  I cannot be the only one who sleeps well when it's raining.

Even though it's Spring, I'm holding off on sharing some Spring-time manicures until it is actually warmer outside.  I do have hope though that Spring is right around the corner because I saw a red-breasted robin the other day and every morning when I leave for work you hear all the birdies chirping.

So since I am not sharing a Spring manicure today, I'm sharing a fun dotticure that I did using some of my favorite Color Club polishes.

Let's take a look!




Colors Used:
  • ORLY - Liquid Vinyl
  • ORLY - White Tips
  • Color Club - Pucci-Licious
  • Color Club - Blue-Ming
Kind of awesome, right?  I absolutely love how this manicure turned out.  The dark base, the bright dots that just pop off.  Everything about it is perfect.  Not to mention, combining mint and purple together is one of my favorite things ever.  I just love the color combination.



Pucci-Licious is a gorgeous purple shade that I actually wasn't going to purchase but am so happy that it did.  It is so perfectly opaque that it showed up perfectly when dotted over the black.  When swatched, the polish requires two coats as the first can be a tad streaky.


We all know my love for all things mint, so it makes sense that Blue-Ming would be one of my all time favorite polishes.  This one is a pure beauty alone or alongside other polishes and used in nail art.  For a swatch, you need two coats because the first is a bit patchy.


What do you think?  Fan of this dotticure?  Do you love the Color Club creams?

Until next time, <3.

Monday, March 20, 2017

The One With the Roses and Morgan Taylor


Happy Monday polished world!!  Yes, that's right, Monday.  Why did the weekend go by so quickly?  It's probably because the past two weeks have been a crazy cluster of weather mishaps and odd schedules.

Two weeks ago I posted swatches of the Morgan Taylor Beauty and the Beast Collection.  The gorgeous collection was provided to me by Morgan Taylor through the Preen.Me VIP program.  I was rather excited to receive these gorgeous Spring colors because as you all know, Spring polishes are my favorite....next to neons.

After swatching, I of course created some nail art, but never got to post it due to the lack of power.  Then St. Patrick's Day came and I had to post those two green manicures and this pretty mani had to be put on the back burner.

Let's take a look!




Colors Used:
  • Morgan Taylor - Gaston and On and On
  • Morgan Taylor - Be Our Guest
  • OPI - Champagne For Breakfast
Pretty, right?  Since the rose is a main theme in Beauty in the Beast, I wanted to do some sort of rose manicure using these polishes.  I decided to do some sort of mish mosh manicure using Gaston and On and On alongside Be Our Guest which I think look wonderful together.  I wasn't going to do a glitter accent, but after seeing the gorgeous silver holo that is Champagne for Breakfast by OPI, I had to pair it alongside the other two.


Gaston and On and On is a gorgeous pale baby blue shade.  Full coverage in two coats.  It worked wonderfully for the tape design on my index finger.  I think this is my favorite from the collection.  You know me and my blue polishes.


Be Our Guest is a gorgeous pink shade.  Two coats and full coverage.  Worked amazingly for the dot roses.  I really feel like this is a great Spring pedicure color.

What do you think of this design?  Something you would try?  Do you feel a Beauty and the Beast vibe from this?

Until next time, <3.

**Products were provided compliments of Morgan Taylor through the #PreenMeVIP Program.  All opinions are my own**