NCLA Nail Wraps Review – Nail Polish Canada

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Hey guys! This week I got to play with some awesome new nail wraps from NCLA, generously sent to me by NailPolishCanada.com. Check out the video below for my thoughts on them. More info on where you can get them below the video. Buy them here: NCLA Nail wraps – Galaxy (the one I used) and Aly En Vogue Or here, in the US For the love of kitties and nail polish, please … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Bundlemonster Stamping Plates review

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Hey guys! I hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween, including our kitties on the east coast. This week’s nails are courtesy of the awesome people at Nail Polish Canada. They asked me if I wanted to try out their new stamping plates from Bundlemonster. This pack is 25 nail stamping plates, designed to work with stamping kits like Konad Nail Stamper. There’s 150 designs altogether, so plenty to play … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Halloween Scratcher

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This week’s manicure is a scratch, messy look inspired by slime…and sparkles. Yes, really. Plus I wanted to use this Essence green Scritch scratch… You will need: Essence’s metallic green ’25’ Essence’s sparkly mauve ’19’ Some sort of fine point tool like a toothpick. A fine, dry paintbrush Nail polish remover + q-tips Step one: 2 coats of the mauve. Make sure it’s completely dry before moving on. I love … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Halloween Falls

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This week’s look is my last salute to the colours of Fall before I dive into Halloween! Fall is very short here in Vancouver.   It’s a lovely garnet red and yellow gold with just enough creepy… You will need: A yellow gold colour A garnet red metallic – I used Sephora by OPI’s ‘Living in Cinnamon’ (I’m obsessed with this colour right meow) Something with a fine point – I cut the end … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Fall trends 2012

Hey kittens! I’m giving my nails a break this week because they’re honestly a mess But never fear, Nion is here to give you the scoop on the latest trends i’ve snooped out for you. Textures Oh man, if you haven’t heard of Ciate yet, i’d like to see the rock you’re living under! We’ve seen the famous caviar manicure, then the velvet, and now, sequins! I haven’t had a chance to try them personally, but … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Born Pretty Flowers

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Hey everyone! How’s your week been? Mine’s been crazy busy. This week I received some review samples from Born Pretty Store. They sell nail art tools and decoration, and some really cute cosmetics, too. I picked out these cute dried flowers, because it’s something I haven’t tried before, or seen around locally. You get a wheel container where you can turn the opening to the one you want to pick – way easier, and less … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Summer’s End

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Hey guys! This week’s manicure is a blend into fall, with brown and gold. I’m gonna miss you summer! You will need: A brown colour A gold glitter Some q-tips, or a small brush Step one: 2-3 coats of the brown. Whatever it takes to reach a solid colour. Step two: Using the q-tip, dab the gold glitter haphazardly up your nail. It should kinda fade off towards the tips. If … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Disaster!

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Hey guys. Have you ever had a beauty experiment go wrong? Did you look at it after you were done, and think, ‘OMG! WTF was I thinking?’ Yeah, I did that this week. Something to do with me having too much on my plate this week! Anyway, here’s my seriously bad attempt at playing with textures: I roughly painted two different orange colours over a milky pearl colour. It looks terrible, lol! … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Upcoming Fall Trends

Hey guys, this week i’m giving my nails a well deserved break. I put together the trends i’m seeing online for the fall, so you can keep up to date! Biggest trend: Oxblood red. A deep, dark, visceral red. This comes back in every year in nails and lips, i’m not too surprised. My favourite red? Essie’s ‘Bordeaux’ I’m seeing a rise in nail stamping art and stickers, probably due … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Essence Nail Polish review

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Hey guys! This week has been crazy. But, somewhere in that mess, I spotted this new nail polish brand – Essence. From what i’ve read, it’s a European brand, just landed here in Canada. Despite the dubiously cheap price of $1.27, I picked up a bottle. I. Freaking. Love. This. Brand. XD Anyone that knows me, knows that I loooove cheap shinies. That being said, some cheaper brands are of…questionable … Continue reading