Monday, 20 November 2017

Painted Polish - Hipster Trio

Well I think it's safe to say final year of uni is taking over my well a being Chair of the archery club. Until last night, I hadn't painted my nails since Halloween! I finally decided enough was enough and even though it was about half 11, I put on a film and got a few swatches done. I've had these polishes sitting on my shelf for a good few months now and as I discovered they are still available, I thought I would try them first. This is the Hipster Trio from Painted Polish and I purchased them from Rainbow Connection UK

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Monthly Favourites - October 2017

Well, well, well, what is this? I've decided to start doing a monthly favourites post as I love reading other bloggers favourites and I'm hoping I can use it as a way to incorporate some of the things on Instagram that don't get shared on the blog. I tend to do a lot of swatches and unfortunately only some will get posted on here as I don't have the time to write posts and edit photos for everything due to having uni work. But hey, hopefully this will help! 

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Halloween Gradient

Okay so let's pretend it isn't the last day of October (aka Halloween) and I've only done four Halloween mani's... I was SO excited about this month and it's been a total flop in terms of nails. But I won't moan too much because I'm actually pretty happy with the ones I'm sharing today, even if doing them meant I didn't go to bed until 1:30am! Sparklea Nail Polish released some perfect polishes for Halloween so I just had to use them before my time was up. Let's take a look shall we?

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Happee Birthdae Lea!

Hi guys! Once again it's been a little while, I'm really sorry. Going back to uni has been harder than I thought but I think I've finally figured out a way I can balance everything. The only problem is my plan then gets ruined whenever I go home for the weekend so I can't say how well it's going to work haha! Today's nails have actually already been posted on Instagram but I was pretty pleased with these and they were for a very special person so here we are. Last week was one of my BFF's birthday - Lea from Leasnails and Sparklea Nail Polish! I was invited to join a birthday collab for her and how could I possibly refuse?

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

'Ard As Nails - Colour Shift Collection

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Hi everyone! I can't believe we are now in September... In just a week I will be beginning my final year of university and I think I'm in shock! To welcome in the new season I have some beautiful polishes to share with you from 'Ard As Nails. I've featured 'Ard As Nails several times on my blog before and they are definitely up there with my favourite UK indies, as well as the Soap-Dodger side of the business that sells a fab range of bath and beauty products. Let's have a look at what goodies I've got today shall we?

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Danglefoot Polish - Baby Trio

Hi everyone! It's Friday wahoo! I have definitely got that Friday feeling today as I am off home to begin my 21st birthday celebrations! My actual birthday is on Wednesday but I've got friends and family things happening this weekend, including an afternoon tea party. Yep, I'm proper adulting haha! Anyway, not only I am excited about birthday stuff, today is a very special day... Two years ago today my first Danglefoot Polishes arrived in the mail! I was going to re-swatch those very first polishes but as I have a little pile of Danglies I haven't used yet I figured some newbies would be better. Read on to see what I've chosen!

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Barry M - Gold Rush & Holographic Lights

Hello hello hello! Apologies once again for my lack of blog posts and general social media presence. It has been rather crazy lately and I haven't had much of a chance to do nails at all. All my nail art stuff is still in bags/boxes from when I moved house! I really want to continue blogging so hopefully this will be the start of getting back into it. Today I have some rather overdue swatches from Barry M to share! Last summer Barry M released the Molten Metals (if you want a laugh you can see my old swatches of those here), four polishes with a metallic finish and a whole year later they have finally added to that collection! There are five new Molten Metals in total, however, I only picked up two of the four for a few reasons. 1. I'm a poor student, 2. I have very similar polishes to the black and blue additions, 3. The pinky/rose gold is a re-release of the Superdrug Limited Edition polish 'Twinkle Twinkle'. I personally think it's a bit cheeky of them to release the same polish, especially when it was supposed to be a limited edition shade but hey, they've done it. Anyway, let's take a look at the swatches for the two I did buy shall we?

Barry M Gold Rush and Holographic Lights

Friday, 14 July 2017

Sparklea Nail Polish - Moana Collection in Collaboration with Me!

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Hi everybody, today I'm going to be sharing possibly the most exciting blog post I've ever written! As you may have seen on Instagram, I've been sharing swatches of a new collection from Sparklea Nail Polish. Not only is it a beautiful new collection, it's a beautiful new collection I've collaborated on! A few months ago my very good friend and fab polish maker Lea asked if I wanted to do a Moana collection with her due to our shared obsession of the film and of course the only answer to that question was "YES!". We starting coming up with some ideas and I went away and created a mood board for each polish which was super fun and apparently really helpful for Lea. We settled on a collection of six and I am so so pleased with how they've turned out! There are Moana spoilers ahead so if you haven't seen the film yet, 1. Go watch it. Like right now. and 2. Just look at the pretty pictures and don't read the words. I can promise these polishes are all amazing.