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 – 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 – Winter Sparkle

From now one, i’ll be doing the nail tutorials as videos! Please  like and subscribe, and comment if you have ideas you’d like me to try! Easy nail tutorial on glitter gradient in grey, white and multicoloured sparkle. It’s a great winter look, or for prom/weddings. Products: Sephora by OPI ‘Thyme for a Mani’ Sephora by OPI ‘Meet me at the Disco’ Wet n Wild white glitter (Fast dry polish) … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Reverse French Glitter Manicure

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Hey guys! Here’s a cute Xmas party look. Bored of your average French manicure? Try a deep purple with a little sparkle! You will need: A deep purple – I used Sephora by OPI Just a Little Dangerous A glitter coat - I used Sephora by OPI Only Gold for Me Binder reinforcement stickers (or French manicure guide stickers). Step one: 2-3 coats of your purple. Make sure it’s completely dry … 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: 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: 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: 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

Friday Nails: H.R Giger inspired

Hey Strangekittens. Anyone that knows me, knows I’m a Giger fan. If I could, I’d have my entire home look like Giger’s works. Recently I saw Prometheus, and drooled the entire movie. My husband suggested this, so after a couple of tries, I had a go at it! Giger’s works are intricate and detailed, but as the fingernail is a very small canvas, I took some artistic liberty with it I went for the … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Purple Glitz

Hey Strangekittens. As much as I love glitter, it can be overkill for everyday wear. A newer trend is to accent one nail, so I found some fine glitter and tried it! What you’ll need: Fine glitter Nail polish colour of your choice. I used Essie’s Lapis of Luxury. Clear topcoat. Paper towel This one is super easy. Simply apply 2-3 coats of your base colour. Then, pick your accent nail, and lay on … Continue reading