What’s on your nails? Ombre Black and Red 

In the wintertime, I often start to get a little stir crazy.  That’s when I start to do more craft projects, coloring/drawing, and get into doing more nail art.  Hey, why not?  It’s not like I’m going to go run around in the single digit temps outside!  Here’s my latest mani – a red to black ombre done with Zoya Janele (red), Revlon Vixen (dark blood red), and Zoya Willa (black).  I used a damp sponge wedge to do the sponge paint method and topped it off with a coat of Poshè for a great 3-free home mani that looks pretty cool!

   

 

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Sinful Colors Halloween 2015 Nail Wrap Stickers 

So, I’ve been having migraines and haven’t posted much, but here’s something fun I did today – Sinful Colors put out these nail sticker wraps this year for Halloween and they’re only $1.99 at Target!  These were easy to put on and yay, no nail polish fumes!  I think I need more wraps!

 
The spider webs glow in the dark!  SQUEE!

  

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Manicure of the Week

I got some really cool nail polish in this month’s Ipsy bag – Essie’s “Fashion Playground”. It is a neutral toned sea green (or as I like to call this particular color, Art Deco Green) with a subtle shimmer. It goes on a bit streaky, so I needed three coats – but ended up with beautiful coverage. And after a top coat of Seche Vite it is positively glassy and beautiful.

  
A while back I picked up some interesting looking nail decals from Sinful Colors – a mehendi inspired design with intricate swirly paisley designs in a shimmery bronze. For $2.99 why not? I’ve been looking for a color to put them over and decided this would be great.

   
 
Now it really looks Art Deco, which isn’t what I was expecting from a Far East pattern. Love it. I wonder if they’re limited edition (gut instinct says yes).
They go on really easily and stay put, especially if you put a top coat over the top. They are clear and cover the whole nail, they’re not cut-out decals.

These pics were taken after an 8 hour shift at work — stayed perfect and put up to the abuse?! Two! Barista approved.

These are probably a limited edition but I’ll definitely try other Sinful decals after these turned out so nice!

Pride Nail Polishes – Celebrate!

I’m stoked about the SCOTUS ruling yesterday making same sex marriage legal throughout all 50 states!  I’m going to be doing some rainbow makeup tomorrow, but tonight, I thought I’d do a rainbow manicure as well, to show some support and because it’s Pride weekend and I’m feeling festive!

  
OPI – Big Apple Red

Wet n Wild – Nuclear War

Sally Hansen – Mellow Yellow

Revlon – Posh

Sinful Colors – Endless Blue 

Sinful Colors – Let’s Talk 

Ok, now that I have my colors, off to do my nails!  If they turn out nice, I’ll update with a mani pic.  🙂