Mermaid nails ft. El Corazon

Hello beauties!

Have you tried nail vinyls yet? They’re so easy to use and gives a mani just a little bit extra. mermaid 250815 1For this mani I started with two coats of Nymph (423/507) by El Corazon and topped it with one coat of fast drying top coat (HK Girl by Glisten & Glow).
The mermaid scale vinyls are from What’s Up Nails. I used a make up sponge to apply the following polishes after I applied the vinyls: 509a, and Magic Attraction (423/554) by El Corazon. One coat of top coat and done! 🙂 mermaid 250815 2El Corazon polishes are currently on sale at Hypnotic Polish! The vinyls can be found here.

Thanks for stopping by! :*

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Matte Stamping Nail Art

Hi lovelies,

Today I have a matte look to share with you.matte stamping 0815I started with two coats of Nympho by Cirque. Once that was dry I used a piece of saran wrap to apply tiny bits of Lean, also by Cirque. The stamping design is created with MoYou ProXL plate 20 and Mundo de Unas stamping polish in white. For top coat I used a matte top coat by Wet n Wildmatte stamping 0815 1

Colorful water marble

Hi beauties!

I’ve been water marbling again. This time I didn’t create a certain pattern but instead I just did whatever came in my mind. Here’s the result:watermarble 0815 1Polishes used, all by OPI:
Big Apple Red
A Roll In The Hague
The IT Color
Forrest My Case
Can’t Find My Chechbook
Lost My Bikini In Molokini
Kiss Me I’m Brazilian

For my top coat I went with Electric Lane by Nails Inc.watermarble 0815 3Thanks for stopping by! :*

Enchanted Polish: Instant Galaxy

Galaxy nails, don’t you just love them? I can never get enough of them and could stare at photo’s all day. The best part is, it isn’t difficult do do.
Instant Galaxy by Enchanted Polish just needed to be part of a galaxy mani:😀 So simple, but absolutely mesmerizing. For this mani I applied one coat of Instant Galaxy over a back base. Once that was dry I used a make up sponge to apply Lean by Cirque (purple) followed by Nympho, also by Cirque (pink). Lastly I added some white dots and finished with top coat. ep - instant galaxy4 ep - instant galaxy5What do you think of these?

Happy Birthday Nailluminati!

Happy happy Birthday to my sweet friend Nailluminati!Nailluminati Birthday 2015

For this special day Becky had the greatest idea, create a food themed mani to show our Bday girl what an awesome woman she is! So lots of ladies joined forces and made a food themed mani.

Check out all the fantastic creations under #HappyBirthdayNailluminati on Instagram 🙂
darlene bday maniThese are supposed to be hamburgers which were a little different in my head than they turned out on my nails. I mean, have you ever seen hamburger buns with sesame seeds both on top AND the bottom? Yeah, me neither :p
Also, isn’t it obvious that I don’t have a proper brownish polish to represent the buns? So many polishes and not a single brown for this mani? I can hardly believe it myself. So I went with a grey-ish taupe since I used my two brown polishes for the hamburger.
For the cheese and lettuce I went with two different shades of green and yellow. The same goes for the hamburgers. darlene bday mani1And because I wasn’t quite sure of these I did another mani. This time it’s hotdogs 🙂

Hamburgers and hotdogs for my Bday girl! 🙂darlene bday mani2
Wishing you a fan freakin tastic day, D.! May you be spoiled rotten. Love ya girl! :*

And a special thanks to Becky for hosting all this!

Crowstoes: Last Rat Standing

Hi beauties,

Quite some time hast past since I did a swap with my friend Nailluminati. A few polishes are still sitting quietly in my untried box. One of them is Last Rat Standing by Crowstoescrowstoes - last rat standing1Who said brown and grey are boring? This grey-isch brown has lots of fine multi colored shimmer running throughout. I used three thin coats for full opacity. Then I used MoYou Pro XL plate 19 and black stamping polish by Mundo de Unas for the stamping design. For my top coat I went with my all time favorite HK Girl by Glisten & Glowcrowstoes - last rat stanting - moyou 19And here’s a closer look:crowstoes - last rat standingHave a great week ahead! :*

Purple Pink Blue water marble ft. Cirque

Happy Friday!

Have you spotted Cirque‘s Vice Collection yet? Super bright, neon and holo are the keywords of this fantastic collection. There are five bright creme shades to choose from plus a holographic top coat. If I may say so myself I think I’ve been a good girl by picking just three out of the six (*patting myself on the shoulder*). I went with my fave colors, purple, pink and blue. But to be fair, if there also was a red one, I’d pick that one up too 🙂
Enough with the rambling… on to the polish!
cirque - nympho lean miami-dade bottleI created this water marble design with Nympho (pink), Lean (purple) and Miami-Dade (blue). I applied a white polish as my base to brighten up the colors. cirque - nympho lean miami-dade1I re did the nail of my ring finger three times and eventually gave up and added some dots on the spots that didn’t turned out the way I wanted. Yes, water marbling can be a huge pain in the behind, not gonna lie. I do like how these turned out. cirque - nympho lean miami-dadeI see myself using these polishes on a regular base. The formula of all three was great, at least for what I’ve experienced so far. The pink and purple dry a bit dull so make sure to apply a top coat for a glossy finish.

Any thought about these? :*