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Fresh Spring Manicure!

12 Apr

Hey guys! I got a nice manicure for myself as a treat for dealing with this long winter. The brands I used were Essie and OPI. I usually opt for something cruelty free like Zoya, but they didn’t have any! The Essie color is in Play Date, a fun springy pastel type purple. On my ring fingers I got OPI’s DS Radiance, a VERY shimmery silver.

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I hope everyone has a great weekend! I think its supposed to be warm and sunny here in D.C. for a while, wishing it stays here!

My Valentines day nails: Zoya in Dot

17 Feb

Hey everyone! hope you guys had a great valentines day! My nails are just a simple light pink I got in my February Ipsy bag. This is by far my favorite pale pink polish. It goes on smooth, stays shiny without a top coat, and actually doesn’t wash me out πŸ™‚

ZoyadotHave a good week everyone! stay warm!

Zoya nail polish in Lauren

16 Jan

Hey everybody! Since i’m getting ready to go on a road trip tomorrow to myrtle beach, Sc (8 hour trip from where i live in Maryland) I thought I would show you the polish i’m wearing! I chose to wear a pinkish nude because I wanted to wear a color where chipping wouldn’t be as noticeable (since i’m not packing any polish).

photo 1The color I’m wearing Is Lauren by Zoya.

zoyalaurenI hope everyone is having a great week! And I hope everyone, on the east coast, is staying warm!

Favorite Fall nails by Essie: The Lace Is on

30 Sep

Hey everybody! I hope you guys are having a good fall! I’m so happy to finally start to see the temperature drop, the leaves turn golden, and the fashion come out! I am in LOVE with the Essie fall collection right not. They go on nicely and have a great color. My favorite one is The Lace Is On by Essie. It is a shimmery purple polish and looks great on all skin tones. I put on my favorite base coat (OPI Nail Envy) then put two thick coats onto my nails. I prefer thicker coats of polish because I feel like it gives more of a “salon” look. Have fun playing around with the fall colors!eiise1eiise2

Butter London Mani in Slapper

23 Jul

This is one of my favorite polishes! this brand in general has such great polish! Its smooth, pigmented, and has a smaller brush ( I like this better that thicker ones) The color i’m wearing is named Slapper. It is the perfect teal. I got mine at Ulta for $15.00, a little pricey but worth it! I also recommend their nail strengtheners and cuticle treatments! I would love to hear what your favorite butter london colors are!

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Butter london in Slapper

Butter London in Slapper

My First Ipsy Bag!

18 Jul

I got my first Ipsy bag! Woohoo! I was quite impressed with the quality of the products, even though I didn’t receive the more “popular” products. So heres what I got!

This is the july Ipsy bag. It is A small, pink, plastic beauty bag perfect for travel! Great to take to the beach to protect your beauty products from sand and water!

This is the july Ipsy bag. It is A small, pink, plastic beauty bag perfect for travel! Great to take to the beach to protect your beauty products from sand and water!

I was very excited to get this product. It is a product from the line Healthy Sexy Hair by Big Sexy Hair. It is a soy renewal beach spray with argan oil. I love doing beach waves and cant wait to try it out!
I was very excited to get this product. It is a product from the line Healthy Sexy Hair by Big Sexy Hair. It is a soy renewal beach spray with argan oil. I love doing beach waves and cant wait to try it out!

 

The third item I pulled out is the Nailtini nail polish in the color Mai Tai. It is a VERY summery, bright coral color. I paint my nails constantly, so this is great!

The third item I pulled out is the Nailtini nail polish in the color Mai Tai. It is a VERY summery, bright coral color. I paint my nails constantly, so this is great!

 

The fourth item I got is a small organic facial moisturizing sunscreen by the brand COOLA. I have incrediply fair skin, and turn into a lobster after 10 minutes in the sun, I know. I love this for three reasons. 1 because its organic. 2 because its unscented. and 3 because its Cruelty free! Nothing bad about it!

The fourth item I got is a small organic facial moisturizing sunscreen by the brand COOLA. I have incrediply fair skin, and turn into a lobster after 10 minutes in the sun, I know. I love this for three reasons. 1 because its organic. 2 because its unscented. and 3 because its Cruelty free! Nothing bad about it!

 

These last two items I got are the same items everyone else got. The lip crayon is the Pouty Pop Crayon by POP. I got the color Coral Crush, which is great for my skintone! It goes on very well and has a great color! The sample is the BHCosmetics California Collection sampler of eyeshadow. Love it! The three colors you get (Gold, Brown, and Purple) ave very universal colors and go on smoothly! They blend well too :)

These last two items I got are the same items everyone else got. The lip crayon is the Pouty Pop Crayon by POP. I got the color Coral Crush, which is great for my skintone! It goes on very well and has a great color! The sample is the BHCosmetics California Collection sampler of eyeshadow. Love it! The three colors you get (Gold, Brown, and Purple) ave very universal colors and go on smoothly! They blend well too πŸ™‚

I hope you liked this Ipsy bag review! It is my first bag and I plan on getting many more!

 

 

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Ipsy Subscription!

1 Jul

Ipsy Subscription!

Hey guys, I just thought I’d let you know that a few weeks ago I subscribed to Ipsy!! I cant wait to get my first box, July, and will keep you updated with what I get! If you guys are subscribed let me know what you get! It’s exciting to know i’m getting a mini surprise every month! I highly recommend this! I have heard so many good reviews and its JUST $10.00 A MONTH! I’ll keep you updated!

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OPI Manicure

30 Jun

OPI Manicure

So I got a well needed mani/Pedi yesterday and it was FANTASTIC! I have been so busy lately with everything and it was perfect! just thought I would show you guys the pretty color I got On my nails! If I remember correctly the color name is Pedal Faster Suzi, Its the perfect shade of pink. light pink, but with a little bit of shimmer and just thick enough to not see nail lines. Love it!

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Essie Mani/Pedi

28 Jun

Essie Mani/Pedi

So I did my nails earlier and wanted to show you guys the colors! I love this pale pink by Essie called Fed Up. It’s very sheer but looks great on everybody, and you cant really mess it up! The red is Head Mistress also by Essie. Just thought I’d show you guys!

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Konad Nail Stamping Review!

28 Jun

Konad Nail Stamping Review!

So I have had this little kit for a few years and always loved the complements I got from using it. I have no idea where you can find it now, but I know that there is a cheaper version of it you can find at bed, bath and beyond or similar places. Here is a short tutorial on how to use it: 1) Paint your nails your favorite color and let dry 2) Paint the pattern you like best with a highly pigmented polish and scrape with tool 3) Roll your stamper onto the fresh paint then stamp! This dries instantly and will look like you just got some cool design done at the salon. And excuse the bad lighting… It’s 2 AM haha!

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