Born Pretty Store BP-W19 Decals Over Quo Color Ampd Best Dressed

Born Pretty BP W19 Turquoise and Purple Water Decals with Quo Best Dressed

Most water decals need a white base or have a coloured base themselves.  So what about putting them over coloured polishes?  If you use a light colour, they can work.  The colours will not be as bright as on white, but something glittery can give some oompf.  I tried the top turquoise and purple design from Born Pretty’s BP W19 water decals over Quo Best Dressed from the Color Amp’d Line.  This glittery metallic silver is perfect as a base[Read more]

Pink and Gold Tree Nails with BP-L001 & Quo Breathable Stronger Than Ever

Born Pretty BP-L0001 Stamping Plate - Quo Stronger Than Ever - BP Gold 5ml - Swatches

Using the OG rectangle stamping plate from Born Pretty Store.  BP-L001 has a mix of nature image plates including flowers, leaves and my fave, the tree.  This image reminds me of the tree my sisters and I drew on our bedroom wall when we were kids.  If you are starting out with nail stamping, this is a great plate to start with.  They are well etched, a good size to cover the nail and have images to work for any look.[Read more]

Quo by Orly Perfectly Painted 2016 Holiday Set

Quo by Orly Perfectly Painted Nail Polish Collection - Shoppers Drug Mart 2016 Christmas Sets Banner

You have probably noticed these sets in Shoppers Drug Mart.  With their pretty red and gold bucket containers, the Quo by Orly Perfectly Painted sets are hard to miss.  For $35 you get 12 mini Quo by Orly nail polishes in various colours to take you through the holiday season.  The bucket is great for storing makeup brushes or cotton balls etc once you are done too.  I will have manis featuring some of these polishes over the coming weeks[Read more]

Quo by Orly – The Best of the Best Collection Swatches

Quo by Orly The Best of the Best Collection Nail Polishes Christmas 2016 at Shoppers Drug Mart

One of the things I love about the holiday season is all of the beauty sets that you can buy.  I remember as a teenager, buying a beauty gift set was see as a lazy gift.  Now it is all I want apart from a crazy amount of the DAVIDsTEA holiday stuff!  Makes it easier for people to shop for me too I guess.  Shoppers Drug Mart or some online shopping and they are done. Ahead of the season, I[Read more]

Monochrome Plaid Nails #CBBNov

CBBNov Plaid Nails - Quo Runway Ready - Pueen Geo Lover 02 - Black White Double Stamping - 2

We have a new challenge over at the Canadian Beauty Bloggers.  This month, we are going to be sharing some makeup and nail looks with various prompts.  Check #CBBNov to see all of the other looks.  The prompt for Day 1 is Plaid and I went for a monochrome look rather than more traditional plaid colours. Starting with a base of Quo Runway Ready, I stamped the plaid design from Pueen’s Geo Lover 02 plate using MoYou White Knight and Mundo de Unas[Read more]