December Birchbox Inspired Nail Art

December Birchbox Inspired Nail Art

My December Birchbox arrived just as I was about to sit down to do my nails.  The packaging was so cute, I decided to do some nail art inspired by my Birchbox. The outside of the box is white with a silver embossed design.  Not really sure what the yellow is about, I think it would have been cuter with the silver to match the top, or the blues from inside the box. The box also included insert cards, one[Read more]

Essence Mountain Calling Nail Art

Essence Mountain Calling Blue Snow Nail Art

Last month, Essence’s Mountain Calling collection finally made its way to Canada.  I always want new Essence collections because they are amazing for the budget price tags and always such cute colours, but this collection came with socks, so I stalked my local Shoppers Drug Mart stores until my favourite cashier said they were in the back to be put out that day and would grab me one of everything. Essence Mountain Calling – Snow Alert! I already mentioned Snow Alert![Read more]

Nail Girls Do Movember

THEFACESHOP LovelyMeEx 03 Fashion Item Trend Nail Stickers Movember Mauvember Swatch over Picture Polish New York

While Movember is a very worthy cause, a beauty blogger willing to let that lip fuzz go for the month will be rare.  This year, Bite came to the rescue for us beauty lovers, with a Mauvember shade with all proceeds going to Movember.

MoYou London Nail Art Stamping Kits Review

MoYou Festive Collection Nail Art Stamping Plate Set Trade Secrets Canada

I may have done a happy dance when I heard that Trade Secrets would be selling MoYou products in Canada.  My friends back home love them but with shipping and taxes at the border, they are pricey and many you find online are knockoffs and not etched as well. Nail stamping kits in stores are actually quite hard to find.  I like to look at what I am buying so it was great to see them in-store as well as online[Read more]

Super Easy Halloween Nail Art: Bloody Nails

Essie Silk Watercolors Bloody Nails Nailart

Another easy nail art look that even beginners to nail art can do!  This time bloody nails.  For this nail art look, I used Essie Silk Watercolors in White Page and Highest Bidder.  Use any white and red(ish) polish, but you want your red polish to run easily and not be glittery.  A jelly polish with decent opacity is best as it gets thinner like blood would when running.