Friday Nails: Easy DIY Metallic Foiled Look

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Quick and easy foiled effect – all you need is polish and cling wrap! And maybe some polish remover, because it’s a little messy Products: Essie ‘Lapis of Luxury’ Essie ‘No Place Like Chrome’ Cling wrap. You can also use a plastic bag, although it won’t work as well. Subscribe to Youtube Follow us on Facebook Follow me on Twitter Music: “Like Music” by Admiral Bob (feat. snowflake) http://ccmixter.org/files/admiralbob77/31361 is … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Quick Diamond Gem Accent Nail tutorial

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Products: Essie ‘Aruba Blue’ Swarovski crystals from Nails Inc ‘Bling it on Rebel’ kit Glitter clear coat from Sephora. Music: “We Are Free” by Zep Hurme (feat. Snowflake) http://ccmixter.org/files/zep_hurme/31607 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Subscribe to our YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/strangekittyca Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/strangekittyca Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Strangekitty_ca

Friday Nails: Bow ties are cool! 11th Doctor nail look

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I might be a little obsessed with Matt Smith’s Doctor. Maybe. Probably. Anyway, here’s a look inspired by our beloved eleventh Doctor himself. Because bow ties are cool, I paint bow ties now!   Like if you’re a proud Whovian! Products: Sephora by OPI ‘You Don’t Know Jacques’ Essie ‘Fishnet Stockings’ Essie ‘Lapiz of Luxury’ Music: “Longing for Home” by Gurdonark http://ccmixter.org/files/gurdonark/12670 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/sampling+/1.0/ … Continue reading

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 – Valentines Look (Konad Stamper) + Red Ombre

This weeks look is a sweet and cute Valentine’s look. I know it’s early, but it’s best to be prepared. You can change this from vampy to cute, depending on which look you like Products: Konad Nail Stamper kit (white polish) Bundlemonster stamp plate #BM 317 Essie ‘Bordeaux’ Sally Hansen ‘Red Carpet’ Music: “Watching Seabirds Soar (Harmony)” by DoKashiteru (feat. Snowflake) http://ccmixter.org/files/DoKashiteru/24925 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Layla Flash Black review/looks

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Hey guys! So I was looking around for some brands I haven’t tried, while I was trying to find some of the OPI Skyfall polishes before they’re all gone. I came across ‘Layla‘(Link in Italian). I’ve never seen this brand before in person, and playing around in their new holographic collection, I picked up ‘Flash Black’. (About $16 here, which is steep for polish but it’s worth it) It seems to be … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Trim the tree

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Hey guys! This is my week 3 entry for NPC’s Holiday Nail Art competition. Seeing as everyone else is doing straight up trees and baubles, I decided to be a weirdo and go abstract   It’s kinda symbolic. The red is for Canada. The gold is for the good times with friends. The diamond/stars is for the hopes we hold for a new year. Xmas is not traditionally a happy … Continue reading

Friday Nails: That’s a wrap!

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Hey guys! This week’s nails are a classy, elegant way to do a Xmas theme. I’m bringing in chrome, purple and glitter. (There had to be glitter.) It’s inspired by some cute silver and purple striped boxes I saw this weekend. It’s also an entry in Nail Polish Canada’s Holiday theme competition. (Voting closed) You will need: A silver polish, I used Essie ‘There’s No Place Like Chrome’ A deep … 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: 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