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Valentines Day Nail Inspiration

In Nail Art on 01/19/2010 at 10:26 am

Valentines Day Nail Inspirations via PhreshMentality


The Best Snow Leopard Tutorial

In Nail Art, Uncategorized on 01/19/2010 at 10:08 am

Salutations, My Lovelies!

Ok, so I was sitting here looking for inspiration for my nails. I hadn’t polished them in 3 days. I had no idea what to do with them. So I started perusing the pics posted on f*ckyeahprettynails on Tumblr (for real, that’s the name of this nail picture blog) and I saw over and over again the “Snow Leopard” design. I kept looking at the pics and couldn’t figure out how to do it. I was determined to figure it out!

Of course, YouTube had a tutorial!

YouTube is the University of EVERYTHING! I’ve done hair, make-up and nail looks all from following tutorials I’ve found on YouTube. Continue reading….

Lots and Lots of Swatches of Various Polishes

In Blue Polish, Butter London, China Glaze, Green Polish, Pink Polish, Zoya on 01/19/2010 at 9:57 am

Continue the Chromatic Adventure here…

Stepping Outside of the Box

In Nail Art on 01/19/2010 at 9:42 am

I am usually a straight polish wearer. Not too many adornments or decor. This blog is making me step out of the box. After I did those dark swatches today, I decided to do something a little girlie and pink. If you look in my closet, I have various shades of pink clothing. That’s just my color for some reason. On to the nails!

The first thing that I did was paint my nails in Sinful Colors’ Glass Pink. I only went with two coats but this is a pretty sheer color. It’s also very thin and you have to be careful or you’ll be dripping all over the place. Continue with post

Orly Sweet Spring 2010 Swatches

In Orly Polish on 01/19/2010 at 9:35 am

Above: Pixy Stix is a Carnation pink with a hint of Coral.  This was my personal favorite of the three.

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Nubar Polish Swatches

In Nubar Polish on 01/19/2010 at 9:24 am

Additional Photos Here

BB Couture Hands of Hope Collection

In BB Couture, Nail Polish Collections on 01/19/2010 at 9:17 am

When there is a natural disaster like the quake that devastated Haiti last week, we each wonder what can we do to help. The problem seems so huge, but it is small steps that comprise any journey. Overall Beauty, BB Couture and the Beauty and Soul Blog have joined forces for our small step – an effort to raise $5,000 for the ongoing relief efforts by releasing our brand new Hands of Hope Collection by BB Couture.

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Alice in Wonderland Urban Decay Palette

In Eyeshadow on 01/13/2010 at 10:46 am

 Urban Decay is releasing a Alice in Wonderland Book of Shadows that will be available on their site January 15, 2010.  If you want a sneek peek at the palette check out the Exclusive Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Swatches

Scherer Chameleon Duo Chrome in Calypso

In Duo Chromes, Purple Polish on 01/13/2010 at 3:18 am

If you love duo chrome polishes and purple is your color, you might just want to check out Scherer’s Chameleon polish in Calypso.  Giving off pretty shades of metallic lilac, purple, and silver , it’s definitely an eye-catching color.  And with a price that averages at only $3 per bottle, Calypso would make a nice addition to any polish collection.

via polishSWATCHES: Scherer Chameleon Duo Chrome in Calypso.