Avon Glitter Manicure Set & Christmas Gel Finish Polishes

Avon Christmas Nail Art and Glitter Manicure Set

Who doesn’t love a little glitter in their lives?  Avon has a new compact silvery glitter manicure kit for the holidays and are featuring the obvious Christmas shades – red, green and gold in Gel Finish polishes (sold separately). The Avon glitter manicure kit comes is a deluxe mani to go kit that is great […]

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 […]

Five MoYou Stamping Plates You Need In Your Collection

Five Moyou Canada Plates You Need From Trade Secrets

I recently reviewed the Comics collection from MoYou and while it is not beginner friendly, Trade Secrets sells lots that are.  If you are Canadian and want to start nail stamping without waiting 4-8 weeks for items to arrive from the other side of the world, here are 5 plates you can use as a […]

How To Shrink Nail Stamping Images

How To Shrink Nail Stamping Images - MoYou Comics 05 Stamping Plate - Canadian Nail Stamping

No matter how long your nails are, we have all had images that are too big for our nails but really wanted to use them.  You can shrink the images by stretching your nail stamper carefully and when it bounces back into shape, you get a smaller image.  It does take a few tries to […]

MoYou Comics Girl Stamping Set Review & Swatches

MoYou London Comics Girl 05 Painted With Sharpies How To Swatches

I was so happy when Trade Secrets got in a limited collection of MoYou London plates and sets and it seems I was not the only one as they recently expanded the line with new sets and plates including the MoYou Comics Collection I have to share today! When they first announced that they were […]

Zoya Oswin Stamped Glitter Mani #31DC2016

31DC2016 Day 17 - Glitter Swatch - MoYou Comics 05 - Zoya Oswin

I am quite impressed with myself for getting this far in the 31 day nail art challenge.  Usually, I lose interest or run out of time early on but am going strong this time.  The prompt for day 17 of #31DC2016 is glitter and I had planned to use Zoya Thea, one of my fave […]

Zoya Smoosh With Delicate Print #31DC2016

31DC2016 Day 15 - Delicate Print - Zoya Kelly Lake Eastyn Smoosh Stamped Swatch

As much as I didn’t want to take off the beautiful flowers I did for yesterday’s challenge, I actually quite like this design.  More than I thought I would anyway.  The prompt for day 15 of the 31 day nail art challenge is delicate print.  I went for a muted background using a smoosh of […]

Zigzag Stripe Nailart #31DC2016

31DC2016 Zigzag Lines Stripes - Quo Freshly Cut - MoYou Fashionista 04

Usually the novelty of challenges wears off around now but still going strong on #31DC2016.  The challenge for day 12 is stripes and I decided to go with zigzag lines using my new favourite red polish with black as the contrasting colour. Starting with a base of two coats of Quo by Orly Freshly Cut, […]

Black & White Bird Themed Nails #31DC2016

31dc2016 black and white stamped bird nails swatch

Black and white is probably my favourite of the colour themes for the #31DC2016 challenge.  I have wanted to use this bird themed plate for ages and since it always looks good in black and white manis, it seemed like the perfect time to try it out.  I went for a different look on each […]