Essie Summer 2017 Collection Drip Marble Nail Art

essie summer 2017 drip marble nails manicure swatches

When you get new polishes, you have to see how well they work together.  So I threw all six of the Essie Summer 2017 collection polishes together in a drip marble.  Sil Vous Plait really steals the show from the cremes with a bit of foil-y shimmer but I think they work well together. I am loving smoosh manis and drip marbles right now.  So easy but looks pretty (as long as you make some extras to replace the ones[Read more]

Just $15 In “Recommended” AliExpress Products: Real vs Advertised

AliExpress Real vs Advertised

So I saw this in various youtube videos so decided to give myself a $10-ish USD budget and see what the recommended products on AliExpress had to offer.  It knows me pretty well for cheap nail stamping plates so a few days before I went through and clicked on various things I would buy to make it not all about the stamping. I chose only options with free shipping and set a limit of $3 per item so I could[Read more]

Colors by Llarowe Oh Canada & Hit The Bottle Holo There Beautiful Canada Day Mani

Colors by LLarowe Oh Canada - Stamped with Hit The Bottle Holo There Beautiful - Canada Day Nails - IECl

Another polish from Indie Expo Canada! The lovely Leah Ann gifted me a bottle of Colors by Llarowe Oh Canada.  This was their VIP shade but she had a few bottles left over and I am so glad I got one.  I usually stay away from reds but this gorgeous bottle of bright red holo is perfect for Canada Day. My second Canada Day manicure for 2017 is beautiful looking but fairly simple.  Two coats of Colors by Llarowe Oh[Read more]

Fiendish Fancies Sleep Eludes Me Canada Day Manicure

Canada Day Mani - Fiendish Fancies Sleep Eludes Me - Kayla Ray Vinyls Maple Leaf

I was lucky enough to get a mini bottle of Fiendish Fancies Sleep Eludes Me at the press preview at Indie Expo Canada.  I knew I had to keep it for a Canada Day manicure.  The name of this polish was so perfect as Lara and I had mentioned earlier that morning that we got no sleep the night before the event.  Sleep Eludes Me is part of the Nevermore collection and is inspired by the illimitable dominion of the Red Death[Read more]

Hit The Bottle Hololulu Blue Stamping Polish Swatches & Review

Hit The Bottle Hololulu Blue over CbL Can We Have Trudeau BP-L050 Watermarble Stamping Holo Stamping - Full Swatch

As soon as I saw Hololulu Blue sparkling under the lights, I knew it had to be mine.  The Hit The Bottle/Beautometry table at Indie Expo Canada was high on my list to check out.  I knew I wanted some of the Holo The Rainbow polishes from Hit The Bottle as good holo stamping polishes are hard to find in Canada.  I picked up Hololulu Blue, Glint of Gold and Holo There Beautiful (silver) as well as a couple of[Read more]