Downtown Hamilton doesn’t exactly scream high-end salons. When I moved here, I used to make the trip back into Burlington to see my old trusted manicurist, until she moved to Ottawa. I have tried out a few places in Hamilton since, most were just ok and some were just scary – none that screamed go back to me always. I remember sitting in one and seeing them do two manicures at the same time using the same tools! Needless to[Read more]
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]
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]
The #CBBOctNails challenge for day 5 is orange nails. I am not a huge fan of orange, but Halloween seems to be full of it. I went with the obvious, Jack O’Lantern Pumpkins.