Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Zoya Seashells Collection: Pixiedust - Swatches

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Alright! Yesterday was the first half of the Zoya Summer collection (the Sunset cremes) and today is the Seashells set! Guess what they are!? Pixiedusts! Yay! In my opinion, Zoya makes the best textured polishes and this set is yet another fun take on them. Let's jump in and enjoy.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Zoya Sunsets Collection: One Coat Cremes - Swatches

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Hi again! Happy Monday to you all! Is the weekend getting shorter and shorter for anyone else? ;)

I've got the Summer Zoya collections to share today and tomorrow so let's start with the Sunset Collection! I so enjoy the fact that Zoya always does two versions of their collections - a creme set, and a special finish set (shimmer, texture, holo, etc.). This season's cremes are being marketed as "One Coat Cremes" which, for someone without nail ridges (or who uses a ridge filler), could probably get away with. Since I have ridges however, I ended up applying more than 1 coat on all my swatches.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

LVX Summer 2016 - Swatches & Review

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Hello, my friends! I hope that everyone had a great weekend :) Sundays are always bitter sweet as I feel the impending start of my work week all to much...but I try my best to keep my worrisome thoughts at bay...and what better way to do that than with nail polish!?

Today brings the lovely LVX Summer 2016 collection! I especially love LVX because they seem to always do mostly creme collections. As a die hard creme finish lover, this is ideal for me! Plus, their shades seem to always be spot on for each season. LVX is 7-Free and Vegan friendly/Cruelty Free polish that comes in a 0.5 fl oz bottle (so you get your money's worth).

Monday, July 11, 2016

Winstonia Store - Berry Wine Brush Set: Review & Nail Art

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Hello again, my friends! I have another brush review to share with you today, this time the Berry Wine fine liner brush set made by Winstonia Store. If you'll recall, yesterday I shared my Bambooristic brush set review (and I loved it), so today we're taking a look at anther detail brush set.

Right off the bat, these visually were a win for me because they're ultra fine liners and something that I have been desperately in search of. In the past, I have purchased nail art brushes and had to trim them down myself to get them thin enough to work with so it's incredibly exciting and refreshing to see something this tiny come direct to my doorstep with no changes required.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Guest Post for Very Emily

Hi Everyone! I am so insanely excited about today's post! It's one I've been wanting to share for over a month and I'm stoked to finally get to show you what I've painted :)

My dear friend Emily who blogs over at Very Emily asked me to guest post for her again and, of course, I immediately said yes! She's an insanely talented, well rounded, and just amazing person and artist so I am always honored to grace her blog pages :) Click the link below to see my full right up on this post! :D

Guest Post on Very Emily
Let me know what you think! :D 

Friday, July 8, 2016

Winstonia Store - Bambooristic Brush Set: Review & Nail Art

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Hi, friends! I hope everyone had a lovely week! I'm so thankful we had a short week here in the States - I'm exhausted! But! I wanted to share with you my thoughts on a few different brush sets that I've recently gotten to try out from Winstonia Store. I've worked with them a few times in the past and really love the quality of products they put out at an affordable price.

I'll have 3 different brush sets to share with you over the next few days, but I'm going to start with one that I surprisingly really loved as well as show you the nail art I was able to create using the brushes in the set. Let's take a look at the Bambooritic Set!

Monday, July 4, 2016

Happy 4th of July!

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Hello, my friends! I hope that those of you outside the US had a lovely weekend. Here in the US, most places are off work as we're celebrating our Independence Day! I absolutely love seeing all the 4th of July inspired nail art each year and I like to partake as well whenever possible.

I've done a few looks in the past that I've loved, (like these two flag manis, and this floral & striped look that is reminiscent of what I've done today), but I think this year's look really holds true to my own design aesthetic as well as keeping it patriotic :)