Newspaper Nail Art With Essence Enter Wonderland

Essence Enter Wonderland Newspaper Nail Art Mani

Enter Wonderland from Essence’s Hidden Stories collection is a beautiful off white matte polish that just calls for newspaper nails. Except I didn’t have any newspaper as we only get a digital copy so I decided to do them with Born Pretty’s BP-76 text stamping plate. Supplies: Essence Hidden Stories Enter Wonderland Essence Rock My World Essence Satin Matt top coat Born Pretty BP-76 stamping plate Trusty old Messy Mansion stamper Starting with a base of two coats of the off[Read more]

DAVIDsTEA Read My Lips + Bonus Nail Art

Davids Tea Read My Lips Close

I love peppermint teas but DAVIDsTEA Read My Lips adds something a little special to the usual peppermint tea.  It is a mix of cute little red lips sugar sprinkles, chocolate, pink peppercorns with peppermint and Chinese black tea. Not your regular mix, the chocolate makes the tea a little fudgy and dark and combined with the lip shaped sprinkles, sweetens the peppermint.  The added Chinese black tea mixed with the peppermint makes it ideal for someone who wants to[Read more]

Floral Nail Stamping With Zoya Leslie and Mira

Zoya Leslie Mira Floral Nail Art

As I am going through my polishes, sorting for the move and getting rid of old ones, I came across Zoya Leslie.  A beautiful soft lavender with a blue shimmer undertone that is perfect for spring.  No surprise there as Leslie was part of the 2015 Spring Delight collection released in time for last Easter.  I paired it with Zoya Mira for some floral nail art. There were quite a few stamps in my MoYou The Pro 06 plate that[Read more]

China Glaze Avalanche Swatches + Nail Art

China Glaze Avalanche Nail Polish Bottle and Swatch

I recently read a blog post by Light Your Nails where she is working her way through the alphabet swatching polishes and loved the idea.  I have so many polishes that go unused, I don’t think to use or I wear a lot but for some reason never show on the blog.  So the alphabet of nail polish is a great way to go through my stash and show some polishes. Each week, I will share a polish from my[Read more]

Essie Smooth Sailing & Blanc Nail Art

Essie Smooth Sailing Blanc Nail Art

Essie Smooth Sailing is one of my favourite Essie polishes.  It is a beautiful blue with a slight silvery shimmer that makes it so wearable.  The bottle is fairly old and still not separated or chunky which is always a plus too. Essie describes Smooth Sailing as “set sail on an ocean of this breezy lavender blue polish. with a reflection of pearl for a manicure of hypnotic tranquility.”  Personally, I find it more cornflower blue than lavender, not sure[Read more]