Toronto Maple Leafs Playoffs Nail Art

Toronto Maple Leafs Nail Art with Essie Starry Starry Night - BP-L024 and MdU Bones - swatch natural shade

Since the Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs, I thought I would do nails to match.  He has been bugging me to do these for a while.  After the Blue Jays lost after I posted post season nails for them, you think he would have quit but anyway… Base colour: Essie Starry Starry Night Stamping plate: Born Pretty BP-L024 Stamping polish: Mundo de Unas Bones Base & top coat: CND Creative Play MdU Bones is my new favourite “white” stamping[Read more]

Avon True Color Nail Polishes in Night Violet & Smoky Plum Swatches & Review

Avon True Color Spring 2017 Nail Polish in Smoky Plum and Night Violet

As I mentioned the other day, there are lots of new shades in the Avon True Color range and today I am sharing their nail polishes in Smoky Plum and Night Violet.  These are two of the shades I have really been enjoying from the latest release of the True Color collection. Avon True Color Smoky Plum Nail Polish Swatches and Review Smoky Plum in mixed sunlight / artificial lighting True Color Smoky Plum under artificial white light Avon True[Read more]

Born Pretty Starry Sky Stamper Review

Born Pretty Christmas Stamper Blue Green Sparkle Stamper with Scrapers - Starry Sky Stamper Review

I ordered the Starry Sky stamper as part of a Christmas set but it took forever to arrive after getting to Customs fairly quickly.  You can now order these with a regular metal holder as well as the cute Christmas themed ones but they perform the same so I thought I would still review it. While there is no lid, the Starry Sky stamper does come in a plastic box that you can use to store your stamper.  This helps[Read more]

Born Pretty Store BP-W19 Water Decals Swatch & Review

Born Pretty Store BP-W19 Turquoise and Purple Water Decals Closeup Swatches

Water decals are the way to go for intricate designs.  Even stamping, I would not be able to colour in the design shown in these Born Pretty Store BP-W19 decals as clearly and beautifully. For this look, I used the bottom of the two images included in the set of BP-W19 water decals.   Each of the patterns has enough decals for a full manicure on both hands or ten accents for a total of twenty images.  For smaller nails,[Read more]

Comparing Gold Stamping Polishes to Maybelline Bold Gold

Comparing Gold Stamping Polishes - Rica Golden Egg, Born Pretty, Mundo de Unas and Maybeline Bold Gold Swatches

Maybelline Color Show in Bold Gold was my main gold stamping polish for so long, until I couldn’t find it anywhere after using a whole bottle.  So I bought Mundo de Unas, because a good gold is much needed when stamping and many are too glittery and do not show well.  Wandering around Dollar Tree killing time and checking for blog props (see my recent post on affordable ones from dollar stores) I may have actually squealed out loud when[Read more]