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: Let it snow, let it snow!

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Hey guys! This is the first week of Nail Polish Canada’s Holiday nail competition. The first theme? Snow! I love snow, and being a nerd, I love the crystalline, multidimensional look of it in the light. I felt I had to do more than just white or snowflakes, so I went with icicles and glitter, and shimmer!   This looks hard, but it’s really not. You know me, I’m too lazy to do something … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Halloween Devils

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Hey guys! Here’s another cute and quick Halloween manicure. You could do this in any colour combo you like, I just like red and silver You will need: A base colour (I used Essie’s Bordeaux) An accent colour (I used a greyish-pink Essence colour) 2 fine brushes You could use black for the eyes, but mine dried up, which is why it’s red! Step one: Apply 2-3 coats of your base … 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: 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: 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