Trying Beyond The Nail Ahead of Etsy Made In Canada Mississauga 2017

Beyond The Nail Unicorn Nails - supplies

I was lucky enough to get to try some of the Beyond The Nail polishes that will be available at the Mississauga Etsy Made In Canada show this weekend.  I find handmade polishes at craft shows can be a little hit and miss.  Some are outstanding, usually the ones that come from straight polish / […]

Essie Sweet Souffle Swatches & Creative Shop 71 Gradient Stamping

Essie Sweet Souffle - Summer 2017 - Swatch

I recently won a set of the Essie Summer 2017 collection in Intense Polish Therapy’s bloggiversary giveaway so will be sharing them with you this week.  The collection is inspired by the sweet pastels and glittering sugar confections of Paris’ most opulent cafes and a great mix of shades.  Starting with Sweet Souffle which I have […]

Zoya Holo Gradient Nails For #31DC2016

31DC2016 Gradient Nails - Zoya Aurora Storm

Gradient nails using Zoya Aurora and Storm for #31DC2016 Working on a lighting system for winter when I get less natural light.  I think it looks ok but need to add a second light source as it is not quite bright enough for product shots and there are too many harsh shadows.  Works for nail […]

Watermelon Day Nailart with Bourjois So Laque Peach & Love

Watermelon Nail Art Bourjois Peachy MdU Forest Swatch

Natural Light – Direct Sunlight I was torn between wanting to do watermelon nail art for Watermelon Day (we really do have a day for everything) and my regular alphabet nails post today.  I don’t have a watermelon coloured polish beginning with P so I decided on a sour watermelon candy nail art look instead with Bourjois […]

Zoya PixieDust Oswin & Essie On A Silver Platter

Zoya Oswin and Essie On A Silver Platter Swatch

Going for some sparkle for the alphabet nail challenge this week with Zoya PixieDust in Oswin and Essie’s On A Silver Platter.  I am fussy about red polishes but it is rare that Zoya fails me.  This was especially true when they brought out Oswin which I picked up for Valentine’s Day nails and fell in […]

Blue Essie Gradient Nails For WinkDay

Essie Blue Gradient Nails Natural Light with Private Weekend - Salt Water Happy - Pret a Surfer

Today is #WinkDay, an awareness day of the blues faced by many people battling cancer across the country.  Wink Day is a campaign by Beauty Gives Back, the charitable arm that combines the power of many of the beauty and cosmetic companies in Canada.  They run programs like Look Good Feel Better where they teach women […]

Donut Day Nail Art

Donut Day Jun 3 Nail Art

Did you know that today is Donut Day?  I have wanted to try donut themed nailart for ages so it seemed like the perfect time.  I finally picked up the pack of ten different acrylic paints from Dollarama, so they got tested in this design too. Donut Day Nail Art Supplies This one used quite […]

China Glaze Elfin Around Gradient Nails

We are moving in a little over six weeks and have been sorting all of our belongings so that we are not moving stuff we don’t move.  It happened when we moved here and some stuff is still in a box in the closet “to do something with”.  My nails, however, are suffering from all […]