Retro Peacock Nail Art – Guest Post by The Lazy Laquerista

Lazy Laquerista Peacock Nails header

Hello Tea & Nail Polish readers, A couple months ago Eithne was kind enough to visit over me over on The Lazy Laquerista with an awesome smokey nail art look.  Now it’s my turn to return the favor with a retro peacock design. I started with a base of Trust Fund Beauty K, Bye plus a single coat of Darling Diva Polish Shop Till You Drop for some sparkly accents.  Then I used Cheeky jumbo plate B, Color Club What[Read more]

Keep Your Feet Cool With Avon Foot Works Pineapple Chill

Avon Footworks Pineapple Chill Trio

After a day of moving, I am exhausted and my feet are killing me.  I have been walking up and down stairs with furniture, books, other belongings (and a lot of makeup) and just want to curl up and sleep for a week.  I know I will regret not taking care of the aches and pains in the morning so after a nice long shower I turned to Avon Foot Works for my tired and hot feet. They have a[Read more]

Don’t Fry – Wear Sunscreen

Canadian facial sunscreen for every budget

If you didn’t know, today is Don’t Fry Day because as the weather warms up, we need a reminder to slather on that sunscreen.  As a pale girl (ghostly pale to pink), I will burn in minutes without at least SPF30 so I layer it on from sunscreen to SPF additives in makeup or skincare. We are all pretty good about slathering on sunscreen to our arms and legs, but who wants that white cast from sunscreen on their face[Read more]

Avon Nailed It Precious Petals In Steel Magnolia & Green Thumb

Avon Mark Nailed It Precious Metals Steel Magnolias and Green Thumb Gradient Swatches Nail Art

I love trying new polishes and noticed that Sarah from Workaday Beauty had posted several manicures with Avon polishes recently.  Avon isn’t the first brand you think of when you are buying polish but Sarah had mentioned the great quality so I was excited to try some out.  While I have some of the Gel Finish polishes she recommended, I also got this Nailed It set of Precious Petals mini polishes from Mark. by Avon. The Precious Petals set includes[Read more]

F is for CND Fragrant Freesia

CND Vinylux Fragrant Freesia Stamped Nail Art

I reviewed the entire Flora & Fauna collection by CND last year and was surprised to find I really liked Fragrant Freesia as I tend not to wear a lot of nude polishes or pinks.  It is least pigmented of the collection but is absolutely beautiful when worn.  A pearly nude pink with light flecks similar to those found in Wild Moss from the same collection. It is fairly sheer, so three coats are needed to get full opacity and hide[Read more]