Mariposa Nail Art Design Kits

Mariposa Nail Art Kit Products

I was at my local Dollar Tree store when I noticed these Mariposa Nail Art Design kits.  I have had a lot of luck with the Mariposa polishes I have tried from Dollarama and figured that $1.25 for three striping / nail design polishes and a pack of stickers is cheaper than even Born Pretty so worth trying. The Mariposa Nail Art Design Kit comes in a number of colours, some had neon polishes but I went for the kit[Read more]

Alphabet Nails: Julep Joanna

Julep Joanna Bombshell Nail Art

I can’t believe I am already on J in my alphabet of nail polish challenge.  For J, I chose Julep Joanna – Bombshell, a lilac frost. I have never had a Julep subscription, so must have received this as a gift or in a polish swap.  I am not sure I would have chosen it had I picked polishes, but it is really really nice colour with great application. Also, a little happy dance, look how much my nails have[Read more]

DAVIDsTEA Cotton Candy Tea Review

Davids Tea Cotton Candy 2016 Boardwalk Collection Tea Review

So I had planned to review some different teas for this week as I felt like it was becoming more of a DAVIDsTEA review day than all teas.  But then DAVIDsTEA released to Boardwalk collection and sucked me into buying more teas.  Since they are limited edition, I thought I would review them before the others, starting with Cotton Candy! DAVIDsTEA Cotton Candy (2016) Ingredients & Steeping Instructions Ingredients: Green rooibos, sprinkles (sugar, salt, artificial flavoring, red 3, blue 1), mango (mango,[Read more]

UNT Ready For Takeoff Peel Off Basecoat

UNT peel off base coat with polish peeled off

I have wanted to try UNT Ready For Takeoff Peelable Basecoat for ages.  Simply Nailogical recommended it as the best peel off basecoat (see her comparison video here) but it is not available in Canada so I held off ordering it while trying various other peel off base coats and glitter bases.  Since my no-buy/low-buy ended when we moved and I didn’t have to worry about where stuff was mailed since packages from abroad can take forever to get to[Read more]

Ten Born Pretty Stamping Plates You Need

Ten Born Pretty Stamping Plates You Need In Your Collection

Born Pretty has a decent selection of stamping plates at low prices, but if you are just starting to expand your collection, here are ten plates you should add that will cover most of your nail art needs. Born Pretty’s BPL006 is a classic plate with chevrons, lines and other geometric patterns as well as some plaid designs, animal print and some cute add-ons along the bottom.  Makes a great starter plate for any nail art design. The BPL018 plate[Read more]