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: 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: Nails Inc ‘Bling it on Rebel’ (Leather look) Review

Hey guys!   A quick review and demo of Nails Inc’s new ‘Bling it on Rebel’ leather look nail kit. I really loved this one! The leather look polish dries quick, it’s very durable too and took a couple days before i noticed any chipping. Other than that, it looks very cool, perfect rocker girl look for the weekend! It cost me about $30 at Sephora Canada. It comes with: … 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: 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