Friday Nails: Winter Love + DIY dotting tool

Hey guys! This look is a combination of Valentines and winter colours. I’ll show you how to easily make cute little hearts with your own DIY dotting tool. The nice thing about this is that it’s so subtle, you can wear it after Valentines and not look strange. Products: Essie ‘No Place Like chrome’ Essence ’19′ (Grey with pink shimmer) Sephora by OPI matte clear coat Pencil with eraser + flat … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Strangekitty, here kitty!

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Happy birthday to us! This is the look I wore this week, and it’s super easy, so easy, that it doesn’t even need instructions! I drew it on with a sharpie Make sure you protect your art with a topcoat! -Dannielle  

Friday Nails: Bundlemonster layering experiment

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Hey guys. This week I decided to experiment with some different polishes with the Konad Stamper and Bundlemonster plates I reviewed last week. I’m trying to find other polish colours that work with the plates/stamper. I’ve found that it has to be on the thicker side.So I tried one of my chrome polishes that had thickened up a bit. It worked pretty well, but I chose poorly for the design! … 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: 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: Neon Crystal

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Hey Strangekittens. I’m feeling loud and happy this week! So this manicure is both loud and proud: Neon orange, pink and blue! You will need: A neon/bright orange A bright, Barbie pink 10 small, flatback crystals A fine paintbrush Step one: 2 coats of your orange. Let dry completely before the next step. Step two: Paint a rough stripe up your nail with the pink. Make sure you concentrate the … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Go for Gold!

Hey Strangekittens. I’ve seen a LOT of Olympics nails this week. Hundreds. Thing is, they all seem to look the same. Olympic rings, country flags, woooo. So, I decided to go for a more abstract celebration – this one signifies victory.  Golden streaks with silver and bronze flecks, glittering like an Olympic medal.  You will need: A gold colour Sephora’s glitter coat in ’212′ Dental floss. Waxed is better. Step one: 2-3 coats … Continue reading