Gradient nails can be a real pain in the **** especially if you are just starting out with nail art. Get this Candy Corn nail art for halloween without all the extra work of sponging on a gradient. Start by finding three polishes in white, orange and yellow. I went with Essences Wild White Ways for my base as it is fairly opaque and dries quickly unlike many white polishes. I paired this with a random yellow Sinful Colors polish[Read more]
I had planned to cancel ipsy after some underwhelming glambags and the rising cost due to the US exchange rate (ipsy charges in US dollars) but did not cancel on time and was pretty happy when I received my glambag in September. It always feels wrong calling these unboxings since they come in a bag but whatever, here are my September ipsy items: I will start by saying that I love the bag this month. I prefer top opening bags[Read more]
I know, I know, I am always super late posting these subscription boxes. Here is my September Birchbox. The theme this month was You’re Beautiful and celebrated five years of Birchbox. Despite getting several types products I like, this box was not super exciting. I received a face mask, eyeliner, eyeshadow palette, eye cream and blowout spray.
No #CBBOctNails post yesterday as the gradient theme was the base for the Halloween nail design for today. What you will need for this Halloween graveyard theme A light, but not white, polish – I used Essence Who Am I? A blue toned polish, preferably jelly or one good for gradients – I used Essie Silk Watercolor in Point of Blue Any decent black polish, opaque (you want to do this on one coat) and dries quickly. A stamping polish[Read more]
Just what the doctor ordered, a dose of nail polish! Dose Pills are made by Strange Beautiful and are not one use pills like some of the ones you see now, but a regular bottle of nail polish in a pill shaped bottle. I received a Dose Pill in Stormy, an ipsy exclusive shade in my latest glambag (I know, I haven’t even posted September yet, but I like to try stuff first and the nail polish challenge got in[Read more]