[Umm – hey! Soooo it looks like I wrote this and then never posted it, for some reason. I have no idea why, and it was about 2 months ago, oops! But thought I’d post it anyway]. Hi guys! In a return to my usual schedule, I’m back to bright summer nails… Just had a little neutral-nails break there for a minute! I think I might have shown this nail polish on the blog before. I wear it a lot as it’s one of my favourite shades, but also it’s really long-lasting. Introducing… Soigne Petale De Rose!
Hola mi amigos! Welcome back to the blog 🙂 If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know I love trying lots of different nail polish brands, finishes and colours. I’m pretty much a nail polish addict! When I set my eyes on Tanya Burr Duvet Day, I immediately knew I HAD to have it! It’s one of the most beautiful coloured polishes I’ve ever seen.
It’s hard to describe, but the colour is sort of a gentle blue-grey. It is muted but still so pretty. This shade is so on-trend at the moment, but it’s also quite classic and could be worn to work.
Hey guys! This isn’t so much of a nails of the day post as a review. I’ve got pictures of the polish on my nails but obviously I haven’t done anything fancy with them! This Barry M Copper Mine nail polish is just so stunning, I had to share it with you!
Barry M Molten Metal Nail Paint Range
The Barry M Copper Mine nail polish is part of their fairly new Molten Metal range. You can also get bronze, silver and gold.
Barry M say: “Molten Metals give your nails show-stopping style and an instant luxe look. Each of the four chrome effect shades have a mirror-shine foil finish that will glisten for days. Metallic nails are big news for 2016, try one coat for a sheer finish or build up for a stronger look”. I personally wouldn’t use it sheer, as it just looks like you haven’t finished your nails properly! But each to their own.
Each nail polish costs £3.99, which is a great price. Barry M are a fairly budget brand, but they are actually really good quality. They really know how to do nail polish well!
Hey guys! Another week, another nails of the day post 🙂 I like sharing my nails with you as it forces me to experiment and be a bit more creative. It’s all too easy to fall back on the same old favourites otherwise! Bear in mind that my nail art is never going to be amazing, as I have really shaky hands from my M.E. But I still have fun doing them, so I don’t mind if you don’t? I decided to try a bit of summery flower nail art today!
Hey guys! I hope you’re having a great day. It’s been a long, long time, but I’m finally back with the next part of my Superhero Nails Series! This time, since I recently saw Captain America Civil War, it had to be Captain America nails!
These nails actually took a long time… as I’ve mentioned before, I have very shaky hands and often have little tremors. This makes doing nail art a bit tricky, so I know they’re not the best. But I enjoyed doing them and wanted to share them with you!
Happy Friday guys! It’s been a little while since my last nails of the day post, so it seemed like time! My nails have been a bit of a state recently – they’re really weak and keep peeling and breaking. I’ve been trying to paint them less and use some nail oil to try and get them sorted out. But sometimes you just need pretty nails, so I went ahead and painted them recently with this gorgeous neutral shade from the Barry M Sunset Nails range!
I’ve been wearing a LOT of pastels and bright colours since spring/summer started, so it felt like time for a little change. Cue Barry M Sunset Nails in Dark Side of The Shroom (yep, the Sunset Nails range all have rather amusing names)!
Hellooooo! How are you keeping? It’s Friday! Hope you all have a lovely weekend. I’ve got another gorgeous springtime nail polish to share with you! This is Essie’s ‘Virgin Snow’ (although I’d personally be a bit worried if newly laid snow was pale lilac…. but nevermind!) I’m really enjoying my pale, pastel colours at the moment; a bit of a change for me as I definitely opt for bright, bold colours most of the time!
Isn’t ‘Virgin Snow’ a pretty, delicate shade? This is one of Essie’s mini polishes, from a previous set, but it is available to buy as a full sized one. As with most Essie nail polishes, it is pretty opaque within the first coat, but definitely needed a second coat to even out any brush-stroke lines. It has a nice consistency, bordering on being quite thick but not so much that it’s difficult to apply. I always use a top coat with my nail varnish to try and persuade it to last a bit longer (!) but this leaves a lovely, glossy finish so looks fine without, if you prefer not to use one.