Friday, December 30, 2011

Oil Slick

Hello Hello!

  Before I jump into this post I have to apologize for the hiatus.I see my sissy V already posted something along the lines,we are truly sorry.
  Now,it had been a while since I did my nails and this is one of my favorite combos and realizing I didn't post it yet decided that it would be today's mani :-)
  I couldn't do a straight on picture of this since it wouldn't show the awesome effect.As my base I used Wet N' Wilds Black Creme and on top of that I used Nubar's 2010.I topped it all off with my trusty ol' SV and was done! So obvious where my title came from right? If you click on the picture you can see the awesomeness easier haha.Hope you ladies enjoyed this!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011


Hey all,

I know you may be worried since we haven't posted in a while, me myself for almost 2 weeks! I just wanted to fill you in on the crazyness :) This past week my bf got really sick, and he couldnt handle smells... unfortunately he already hates the smell of my nail polishes and acrylics but the sickness made it worse.So I was literally banned from doing nails at my house haha. The day after he felt better I tried doing my nails, but the smell was getting to me too :( so i knew i was getting sick. I felt better christmas eve but had no time to think about nails when i was trying to make cheesecake for the first time! (a few tries later and i think i got it) and then Christmas and family and presents ...oh my! So i finally got the time to relax and do my nails last night, i will post them a little later for everyone! Also my sissy has been sick too :( and i know busy as well with christmas and handeling my 3 adorable nephews! SO you will be seeing more nails this week! Thanks for being patient :)

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Silver Gradient

Hello Hello!

  So today I have yet another gradient for you.These colors were the first that came to mind and I'm glad they did.So here we go.
For the lightest color I used Sally Hansen's Celeb City,the charcoal color is China Glaze's Jitterbug and the black is Wet N Wild's Black Creme.Even though they aren't Christmas colors I think they're nice enough for the holiday.Hope you all enjoyed!

Friday, December 16, 2011

Incognito Argyle

Hello Hello!

  Bringing it back to something subtle yet different.Hope you guys take a liking to this as much as I did.
  I think the picture isn't completely true to the color in person but this is the closest I can get,believe me I took tons of pictures.It looks like it's leaning more towards a blue-ish but take my word that I think of it as a true purple.So I used Zoya's Mira and for the argyle I used my m60 image plate with my matte topcoat and voila! It's really noticeable even though it wasn't stamped with an actual color.All in all I love it and hope you do as well!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Snowman & Snowflakes

Hello Hello!

  Only eleven more days until Christmas! I can't believe how fast this year flew by! I have yet another fun mani for you guys today,let me know what you think.
  For my Snowman I used L.A. Color's White as the base and painted on his face which was easy.On the rest of my nails I used OPI's My Private Jet as the base.I put a rhinestone as the center of the snowflake and free handed the rest of it with a white stripe polish.Not as easy but really enjoying these,hope you did too!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Toe-Tally Tuesday!!!

Hi everyone!

SO I did a quick but cute pedi :) I wanted something that would stick out, and have gotten a lot of compliments on these, my bf really liked them and said it reminded him of a reverse lady bug :)

What I used: Wet N' Wild- Black Creme & NYC's Times Square (a must have for fellow pink-Lovers heehee)

I started off with 1 coat of black creme, & then took my dotting utensil and dipped it into the Times Square. Spotted each toe carefully and then i was done, see i told you all that it was super quick, and the cute design makes it look like it took time hahaha our little secret ;)

Hope you all enjoyed, I am thinking candy cane for christmas week :)
I know this picture is dark, but the flash is making the design not show up too well.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Part On My Nail

Hello Hello!

  Okay not really,but my accent nail is sure speaking volumes haha.I did this because it was super fast and easy,as are most of my manis.So without further ado here they are.

  I used Borghese's Stellare Notte which is pretty complex.I would describe it as a charcoal color with a plum undertone that has fine shimmer in it that I can only describe as opal-esque.My "party" finger is Milani's Gem.Over all not too shabby for a quickie heehee.Hope you enjoyed!

Sunday, December 11, 2011

It's Christmas Time, In the CIty!!!!

Hello Everyone,

SO if you haven't noticed, i am continuing my theme of song titles :) and i am sure you guys love it!!!! What I did for my nails was a little bit of everything that I have done before, a little stripes,stamping & rhinestones :)

Continuing with the festivities, I am not going to break down everything. But what I used was 2 stamping plates, tape,rhinestones (different sizes) Zoya-Midori, Sally Hansen's- Scarlet red ( I FINALLY read the top of the dang bottle and it told me the name, it is no longer just red hahaha) and Sally's Hansen's- White on.

I think I am most proud of the striped nails with the mistle toe :) I cant stop staring at them, yeyyyyy for last minute improvising!!! If you guys want to know any techniques or what I used exactly, just ask :) I have to go wrap the rest of the gifts for sissy's kids haha and find a helium tank somewhere!? the things I do for family <3

Sorry I didnt clean up the cuticles :)

Saturday, December 10, 2011


Hello Hello!

  So today as always I have a very easy mani.Nothing drastic or difficult at all.

  I used one of my favorites which is Jesse's Girl's Glee and of course I stamped with Wet N Wild's Black Creme.I use my m57 image plate for the zebra print.Instead of a glossy topcoat I decided on going down a different route and did matte instead.Hope you liked it!

Friday, December 9, 2011

Pink Friday!!!

Hey Everyone!

For those who dont know, I LOVE Nicki Minaj! And since it was her birthday yesterday, I am going to do a pink friday mani (with cute little black bows and sparkles, oh my!) I know this is going to be pretty tame considering her style is very unique but i had a brain fart when it came to my nails! I just couldn't think, maybe all the christmas shopping has gotten to me hahaha

What I used: Orly-Lola, Black acrylic powder & a no-named glitter polish :(  I know, no-name= no-good! But its one of those dollar polishes you get when you're a kid.

I did 2 coats of Lola (awesome color!) and then patiently... yes i said it...patient haha waited for those coats to dry I then applied 2 coats of the no name glitter. While I was applying the second coat I added the bows, one for my thumb, one for my middle finger and one for the pinky.. I had to switch up my accent fingers :) The Pictures dont do it justice! but I love the sparkles! I will deffinately begoing back to snowflakes though! I loved them wayyyyyy too much!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Time To Put The Lights Up!

Hello Hello!

  Today I was really excited how my mani came out and even more excited to share it with you! Had a little extra time so did a little more than just my accent nail.

  For my base I used one coat of Sinful's Casablanca and two of OPI's DS Coronation.I free handed the string of lights and christmas tree.I used a lot of colors so if you want to know a specific one just comment and I'll tell you exactly what was used.I hope you like these as much as I do!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The Weather outside is Frightful!

Hi Everyone!

The weather outside actually isnt bad at all it went from 38 degrees to decently warm and sunny J  but i didnt know what else to name this post, and I named my last post "Let it snow" so I went with another holiday title heehee!So I wasnt quite sure what to do with my nails... so a little bit of everything just makes sense!

I used so many things: Salleys Hansens- Red & White on! Wet n' Wilds- Black Creme, Milani- Gold Glitz (awesome polish!) Green Glitter, White Glitter, RHINESTONES!, Seche-vite (of course!) & Random silver metallic polish I have had since I was like 12 haha

I started off with 2 coats of red. And let me say i was already in the holiday spirit! Then I started on my thumb (that being the easiest) I took different size rhinestones and from the tip worked my way down... not all the way, I started to taper off in the middle. Then I brought out some tape, I wanted to do stripes (because they are awesome!) so on my pinky I did diagonal and on my pointer finger I did horizontal. Pinky was super easy too, I taped off the parts I wanted  to keep red and then put seche- vite on and dumped a whole bunch of green glitter on! After the excess was off I just waited for it to dry. Pointer finger took a little longer, I taped off what I wanted to keep red, then painted white. Waited for it to dry, then took off that tape. Put tape over the white and red parts that I was going to keep and painted my nail with the Milani- Gold Glitz. While I had been waiting for paint to dry (Literally!)I worker on my middle finger and took the Glitter Striper polish and designed a snowflake, pured white glitter on that, then realized ou couldn’t really see the snowflake. I took the metallic silver and went over the lines and the added more white glitter and a rhinestone in the middle as you can see  in the picture of me waiting for the Gold Glitz to finish drying so I could take the tape off.

Then I did a make-shift snowman, was going to go with a christmas tree but I though my nails needed a little more white in them J I hope you guys like it! Theres plenty more holiday nails where this came from!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Holiday Mani

Hello Hello!

  I have so much to do today since it's my hubby's birthday so this is going to be a short post.I wanted to get in the holiday mood so this is what I did...

  I used Kleancolor's Jewelry Red for the base of three of my nails and L.A Color's White for the other two.For the snowflakes I used my BM14 plate and for my "candy cane" I used BM20.If you want to know how I did anything else feel free to ask.Hope you enjoyed! Now I'm off to bake a cake!!

Monday, December 5, 2011

Let it snow,let it snow, let it SNOW!!!

Hi Everybody!

So I finally received my snowflakes in! & I cant tell you enough how much i love them :) I will probably do snowflakes year round because of this! So nice and delicate. Anyways, so after i got them and immediately text my sissy i decided to get down to business.

What I used: Insta-dri- Brisk Blue, White Glitter, a no name nail stripe polish & snowflakes

I started off with 2 coats of brisk Blue, as i put the second coat on I threw on some glitter to make it pop! And I made it more glittery on accident :) I was going through my nail polish bin (yes I said bin) and found a nail art clear glitter stripe polish, I put the polish all over my nail and it made the bigger chunks of glitter look even better! so I let all that polish-goodness settle for a second and then applied the snowflakes!

After the snowflakes I put on a UV top coat and let them cure for 3 minutes, you could use a top coat, it doesnt matter- just as long as the snowflakes stay on, right? This is my finished product. I LOVE THEM! SO simple, yet intricate. What do you guys think?

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Walk On The Wild Side

Hello Hello!  

  So I know this is so old and has been done so many times but there's just those days that this is how I want to rock my nails :-) Of course I'm talking about leopard print.I switched it up a bit though because I wanted big spots so I free handed it instead of using my image plate.

  What do you think? For the base I'm honestly not sure what I used because that polish is so old but to the best of my recollection I think it's a color club.The bottle has no writing on it anymore what so ever.For the spots I used Milani's Gold Glitz-after my last mani with it I knew it would be perfect for spots.My outline on the spots I used Wet N Wild's Black Creme.Hope you ladies (and fellas?!?) enjoyed!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

A First For Me!

Hello All!

So I picked up these nifty nail strips one of the times I was visiting my sissy.I love everything that has to do with the whole "Dia de los muertos" so this design really jumped out at me.

This was my first time using the nail strips and was easy enough to do.You just got to make sure that you get all the air bubbles out so they are smooth.I bought them at Rue 21 for only a few bucks.The wear on them is suppose to last longer than plain ol' nail polish so I'll let you know how they hold up after a few days.All I know is I am already loving them since it cuts my work into less than half! Win win right?!? Hope you ladies enjoyed!

Friday, December 2, 2011


Hello Hello!

  I wanted to do a fun mani today and this is what I came up with...

  I know I only added it to my ring finger but let's be honest,if it was on all of them it would be a bit much.So for this mani I used two coats of Wet N Wild's Shameless for my base.Notice any difference? Yup that's a really old school bottle,I've had it for probably around ten years.Why so long? It's one of my favorite blues so I use sparingly haha.Just goes to show how long I've been into polish :-) For the lily pad I used my green stripe polish that's a no name.Just added the dragonfly (which sissy gave me the mold for since I love them) and that's all it is to it.Nothing major but still not boring either.Hope you enjoyed!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Hello Kitty!

Hello All!

So I went a little Catty last night heehee. And like I mentioned before I have been practicing with other molds! Well, my bows finally came in! I have been planning these babies for a while, and I feel like I finally perfected the art of this. So here are my wise words... Try as best as you can to not have excess acrylic outside of the mold, THIN layers of nail polish if you are not using the colored acrylic you want & ONLY USE WHITE ACRYLIC. All of you can take my advice, I have just found that its easier with those 3 things... and I did some experimentation with UV gel & acrylic and every which way you can make it. Anyways :) before I bore you TOO much, let the nails begin!

What I used: White Tips, 1.5 mm Rhinestones (2 black, 1 yellow & 1 red), White acrylic, Wet N'Wilds- Black Creme, & Bow molds, Sally Hansen's-Red

I did the usual french tip :) and after an eternity of pain-staking-bow-making & painting time (it wasn't that bad!). I then got one of those little cuticle sticks that push the cuticles back (I never use it) and dipped one side in the Black Creme and then made 3 little lines on each side of my ring finger nail. I made the 3 dots (using my dotting tool)  2 black dots for the eyes & yello for the nose (pippa)
Then I started adding the bows :) Saving the best for last. I set the ring finger ow on and put the red rhinestone in the center, I looked at it and like it a lot! But something just felt off. Sooooo I took 2 little black rhinestones out of my pinwheel of rhinestones and one yellow and decided to use them last minute to make it pop :) never think that bling wont fix something, it adds depth, which adds UMFF haha.Finished it off with my UV Top Coat, let it cure for 3 minutes & I'm done

I Love the different sizes on the bows and that Hello Kitty's Face sticks out more with the rhinestones, Hope you Ladies like it!

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Stars At The Tips Of My Fingers

Hello Hello!

  Literally,wanted to do something glitzy and also realized I had never used this stamp before.What better time than right? So my base color Sissy got for me because she had got it and we both fell in love with it.Hope you like!

  So for the base I used one (yes just one!) coat of Milani's Gold Glitz,it's part of their One Coat Glitter line but how often are polishes ever really one coat? To say I was a skeptic at first is an understatement but this polish really wowed me.For my stamping I used my BM20 image plate and of course Wet N Wild's Black Creme.Warning,this is a topcoat eater! Which I didn't mind-just added two coats of SV so that it was smooth instead of one.Don't you love it though?! There's also some copper glitter in there which is what put it over the top for me.Hope you all enjoyed this mani as much as I did!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Cute as a Button!

Hi all!

I know its late! I am so sorry, but life has been busy busy busy!!! especially with holidays right around the corner. As my sissy mentioned earlier we went on hiatus, we were planning on posting together... but we were constantly out, she stands strong with me and my shopping habit haha. Back to my post :)

What I Used: Love & Beauty- Goat, Wet n' wild's- Black Creme, Bourgese- BOOO Maraschino,Sally Hansen's White on and Insta Dri-Blue

I picked up Goat at Forever21... on one of the many shopping trips i took with my sister. I fell in love with this color instantly, I think mostly because its a color my sissy would wear :) After 2 coats of Goat (LOVE the name! haha)

I brought out my image plate with the buttons on it and stamped Black Creme, and then Blue and then White on... But i felt it was a little plain. SO I threw in BOOO Maraschino. I absolutely love this design. Perfect pedi for fall! and just in time for my to wear strap-open-toed shoes to the office tomorrow! haha Well Good night everyone, I promise I will get better at posting earlier!!! Shawny, I hope you have forgiven us haha <3 you all

Monday, November 28, 2011

All That Glitters

Hello Hello!

    Sorry for our hiatus,not very often that we get to have a few days together so when we do we stay up late and hang out.We are back though! After what I feel was too short of a holiday weekend.I used one of my zoya's today and just added a little.

  As you can tell my nails decided to do me dirty and break but the show must go on.I used Zoya's Jem and on my accent finger I used Milani's Gold.Waned to have a bunch of sparkle and with Jem and Gold I think I accomplished that.Hope you all liked it!

Thursday, November 24, 2011


Hi all!

SO after I came out of a food coma from all the turkey,ham,stuffing,green beans, mashed potatoes, read & what 8 pies my sissy made :) I decided I now have enough energy to post this up! yeyyyyy.Before I say anything I would just like to add that if you were not at our residence sharing the feast with us...I feel really  bad, because we deep fried the turkey and it was AWESOME!But onto my post. I had to do something festive, Thanksgiving really isnt celebrated like others, maybe because its squished inbetween Halloween and Christmas...who knows?

What I used: Zoya-Pippa, Zoya- Jinx, Jesse's Girl-Fools Gold, Sally Hansen's- White on, Wet N' Wilds-Black Creme, Zoya- Gabrielle, Zoya Midori,Love & Beauty- Taupe/Champagne, Sally Hansens-Red, Insta Dri- Brisk Blue. A stamping Plate and dotting utensils.

I started off by doing 2 coats of Pippa, brought out my stamping plates and got to work haha. All I really used was 1 plate that had 6 flowery/vine designs that I thought were festive enough :) I used the Jinx to do the stamping with. I thought the designs were still a little plain, so I added some dots, you cant go wrong with them! I then delve into the turkey (literally) and just started making a little replica of what I thought looked tasty hahaha!

I hope you guys liked it! If you have any questions about anything just ask :) I will be more then happy to answer. And for those of you going out on black friday be safe! Hope everyone enjoyed their dinner and/or just the company of loved ones!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011


Hello Hello!

  Well if you couldn't tell by the title I decided to do a newspaper mani! I'm going to jump right into it seeing as my time is non-existent today!

  So easy! I used Zoya's Dove as my base.For the news paper all you have to do is dip you nail into alcohol for about five seconds then hold a piece of news paper on your nail firmly for about fifteen seconds.Add your topcoat and you are done! Now back to my pie making and anticipating on my sissy's arrival!!! Woot Woot! hope you all enjoyed :)

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Toe-Tally Tuesday!

Oh Hi!

So I bought my first molds this week, not the disgusting ones that grow on dirty things, but the pretty ones with designs like butterflies, candy and flowers in it :) haha anyways, I was sooo excited to finally get to use them! I got them for a great deal too! so expect some 3D snowflakes for the christmas season!

What I Used: Zoya- Midori, rose molds & random colors I wanted my flowers to be haha

I did 2 layers of Midori, and then got to work on the roses, I had to fill the molds with UV Gel or Acrylic... I tried UV at first thinking it would be easier, but I didnt like it very much. It was a lot harder to work with because it has a sticky consistency/texture. So I used just clear Acrylic (I dont have any white..yet!) which made it easier for me to put it in the mold. So that was a huge plus++. SO once all that jazz was done I grabbed random nail polishes for flower colors and made a light coat of nail polish(too thick you wont be able to see the design.... I learned this the hard way) and then wait for it to dry and apply! I went a little crazy with them because I wanted to use them and see how they would turn out... and how durable they are (very). I would either use color acrylic next time for the molds or at least a white acrylic, the clear made the nail polish look transperent and you really cant do that many coats.

I like the way the right foot came out more, but i do <3 the pink flower on my left pig toe :) What do you guys think?

Monday, November 21, 2011

Oh Dree

Hello Hello!

  Today I got yet another simple mani.I know I do a lot of these but I sometimes these are the ones I have time for.I kept it feeling fall-ish with the color and stamping.

  I used Zoys's Dree which reminds me of an olive.Enjoying this color soo much.For my accent finger I used Kleancolor's Mocha.I stamped with the Dree again to tie it in a little more,Kleancolor's Jewelry Red and Nicole's The Next CEO using my BM05 image plate.It didn't take me any time at all.Really enjoying this one as simple as it is.Hope you all did too!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Silver Dollar!

Hi all!

Today has been such a long day! and with trying to do some early Christmas shopping I decided todays nail polish should be Silver dollar... since I am spending all my dollars!!! ahaha I really love this color, its shiny without beng too metallic & its a good color to stamp with :)

What I used: Revlons- Silver Dollar & some stamping stickers I got in a manicure bundle set

I did 1 coat of Silver dollar and then on the ring finger I put the pink flower sticker.

Sorry if you guys think I am playing it safe! I will set more time aside for some crazy nails haha

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Incognito Dots

Hello Hello!

  Today I did something ridiculously simple but I love it.I think maybe because it's subtle with that little extra is what gets me.So here it is.

I used O.P.I's Lincoln Park After Dark which is an awesome deep purple.Although you can't tell really by the picture so much but I promise it's a lot prettier in person.Since LPAD is a matte polish I just used some clear for the dots.I love this because at first glance you don't see the dots.On a down side to my mani today,you can see my middle nail broke once again.Ohh what a shame,I swear that nail has something against me.Hope you enjoyed!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Metallic Madness!

Hi everybody!

I had to something really quick with my nails because I have been busy-busy-busy at work. but of corse it had to be a little flashy!

What I used: Love& Beauty- Taupe/Champagne and some nail stickers i picked up from Walmeezy (Walmart) haha

This color is one of my favorites! I picked it up at Forever21 just for the Vegas trip I took in the beggining of October(so much fun by the way!) This color is so pretty by it self that you dont really ned much of anything to go along with it.

I applied 2 coats of the Taupe/Champagne and added a butterfly sticker that had a pink rhinestone in the middle of it, the only thing i would do different is not use a white doesnt stand out as much as I would have liked it to. But I still love-Love-LOVE the color, and its a metallic so it adds some pizazz!
Tell me what you think!

Thursday, November 17, 2011

My Funky French

Hello Hello!

  So as you know my sissy and I received our goodies from Zoya! I used two of the four colors I got.Wanted to do something simple that I can do quickly.This is what I came up with...

  I think gray is such an awesome neutral that goes with just about everything.The colors I used were Zoya's Dove and Zoya's Jem.Now,I think the picture is pretty spot on with Dove since it's a neutral creme it photographs really well but I feel Jem just isn't done justice.It's a plumy kind of purple with some really spectacular undertones.Flub on my middle finger sigh...again what can you do? Hope you enjoyed! 

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

This Sh*t is BANANAS!

Happy Wednesday to everyone!

I wanted to do something simple but with a pop! So I went thru my bucket-o-polish and grabbed a color that was completely different from what I normally use..and this neon purple caught my eye. I remember getting it back when I was in high school at Charlotte Russe. Along with an neon orange. Sadly it didnt come out as neon as I wanted it too but I like it, and have had people comment on it when they see these... got to be a good, right?

Anyways Back to the nails!  What I used: Sally Hansens- White on! Charlotte Russe- Banana (are you guys questioning me yet?) & Seche- Vite.

So 2 coats of Banana Later this is how it looks:
Now, we both know there is NOTHING "Banana" about this haha... its purple! I keep telling everyone the nail polish name and people think they labeled the bottle wrong. I dont think until I extensively google this, that we will ever know why they named the polish Banana haha.

I Love the color it turned into, but I am a little sad that its not neon, but life goes on... as does this blog!  So after the 2 coats, I brought out my dotting utensil and went to work after about 5 minutes of the dotting I was finished! Yayyyyy haha.

Sorry if the cuticles are a bit discolored! I was wiping of the excess and it made my skin look like a plum :) I hope you guys like it!  I think I might be doing some more spots in the future... but with Glitter! Stay Tuned!