Friday, April 4, 2014

Mara Hoffman Inspired- Black/Gold

Yes it's true. I got nubs again.
Trust that before I finally ended up with this shape, I had squares > rounds > back to square > squovals > round....and now I have this almondy shape looking thing. lol

It's been 2 weeks since we last saw each other. What's new guys?! 
Today I have this Mara Hoffman inspired mani for you. I want pretty much one (or maybe 7) of everything of hers. I drew inspiration from this dress, particularly the black spikes.

I decided not to incorporate any colours into this mani because I love me some black/gold/nude combo!
I used black acrylic paint and a gold striper polish.

For the ring finger, I added this awesome stud. 
You guys, I feel really special with this stud, because hardcore fierce!
As for the thumb- I wanted it to be more detailed because it's the most space I get on these nubs.
Here's a closer look:

Then I sealed the mani with my new favourite topcoat:

That's all for me today!! I hope you enjoyed this mani as much as I did doing it ^_^

Have an awesome weekend, my loves!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Bio Seaweed- Seaside

Hey lovers, HAPPY HUMP DAY!
Today I have this gel mani to show you. I'm not quite sure what to call it?

The base of this mani was done with Bio Seaweed- Seaside.
This gel polish is an oceany blue with a tint of green in it. Depending on how the light hits it, the colour shows up differently. I say this because under the Ott Lite, the colour seemed so much more that I'm looking at it in normal daylight, it looks more green than blue?

...maybe I'm just colour blind...
I played with the filters a little bit just so I could do a quick comparison...

Ott Lite (L) vs. Normal Daylight (R)


Regardless, I am beyond impressed with how pretty it is.

This pattern, it was inspired by NAILGURLNYC's awesome Instagram post a LONG LONG LONG time ago. If you don't know who she is....PLEASE go and soak in her awesomeness.

Here are a few new goodies I used to achieve in this mani:

This foil:

These iridescent rhinestones:

That's all for me today!
Hope you enjoyed this mani as much as I did making it.

Have the MOST wonderful day, my lovelies!

*Seaside provided by Bio Seaweed for review- opinions are purely my own*

Friday, March 14, 2014

Monochrome Floral

Happy Friday, lovers! Today I have a short post for you.

I got a chance to play with Bio Seaweed's 3 Step Soak Off Gel yesterday. This is Peony:

This gel polish has a high viscosity- and is LED/UV curable. Coverage is great, fully opaque in two coats.
So pretty right? I KNOW!
I almost didn't want to cover it up...but you know never stays plain for very long lol
Floral print just seems so very suiting with this colour!

*product provided for review, opinions are my own. Also rainbows and unicorns and all that good stuff!

That's all for me today!
Have a wonderful weekend, my darlings!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Pizza, that is all

Yes, you are seeing correctly...that, in fact, is a giant pizza on a nail.

I love pizza.
It provides comfort, satisfies hunger...and pretty much covers the whole food pyramid....
HAHAHA It's my brain food when I'm doing intense nail art sessions!!

no...I don't look nearly as fierce as those lips when I eat pizza...
But in my mind, that's how it feels when I consume this magical piece of triangle looking thing...

CAN'T. STOP. MAKING. GIFS. give me something I like, I will abuse until it's broken...
(and then I'll get a new one)

OH! If you're interested, here is the step by step:

Well, that's all for me today. Thank you for putting up with my randomness!


Friday, February 21, 2014

Fierce Friday- ALL THE THINGS!

HOMAGAH! Two posts in a week? WHO AM I?
It's been FOREVER and a day since we've done FIERCE FRIDAY! I am needing that extra *OOMPH* today, so I figured it's time to turn on the FURRS.

This was done with Akzentz Options Colour, IBD Just Gel, and of course a whole bunch of awesome embellishments!

This was my first time doing a gel gradient....and boy am I ever in love with them.
I've been wanting to use the 3D triangle studs for ages, I don't know what took me so long! Because they are OBVIOUSLY fierce. Also, these multi-faceted rhinestones are AH-MAY-ZING. Is it purple? or is it blue? maybe it's neither, or is it both?...I DON'T KNOW!!! *brain explosion*
I've been having my own disco party since I put them on.

Want some for yourself? Here's where I bought mine! Sharing is caring :)

Well that's all for me today! Hope you enjoyed my Fierce Friday mani as much as I did creating it!

Have the MOST AMAZING weekend, you lovely beasts!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bob the Unicorn

So I was sitting at my nail table last night...wishing I had a pet unicorn.
and then this happened...


I used IBD Just Gel- Whipped Cream and Ivory Tower which adds a subtle shimmer to the white base. And of course, I had to press glitter onto the ring finger.
Look how *special* he looks...hahahahahahaha

I used acrylic paint to draw the details for all of this. They are such wonderful things.
This mani makes me giggle, and now I really want a unicorn so we can do all the magical things together.

Random post, I know...

Have the best day EVAR, my lovelies!!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Guest Post- Nail Crush

Ever since Briana asked me to be a part of her guest post series, I've been jumping up and down with excitment! She's beyond talented, and I've got major love for this girl!

So make sure you head on over to NAIL A COLLEGE DROP OUT to check out more details about about this mani!