Nail Art, Reviews, and Random Thoughts

Fright Night Mani

For my second Halloween mani, I was inspired by Tam from @ohmygoshpolish circa 2015. Here is everything I used: Tonic Polish - Event Horizon UNT Peel of base coat Azure UV/LED Gel Base and Top Coat Born Pretty Luminous Candy... Continue Reading →


Metallic Mirror Effect

Press Sample Today I tested the Born Pretty Metallic Mirror Effect Polish in two colors. Metallic Iron and Royal Wine. While looking at the photos from the Born Pretty site, this polish is meant to look like brushed metal, not... Continue Reading →

Bee’s Knees Lacquer – Halloween colors

Today I received my first order from a new indie brand called Bee’s Knees Lacquer, I’ve been watching this brand develop over the last couple of months and decided to try them. I was not disappointed. My order was placed... Continue Reading →

Luminous Candy Nails

*Press Sample The Born Pretty Store sent me two of their Luminous Candy Luminous UV/LED Gel polishes, these polishes are sheer to build up the color. The finish is a hard candy coating look in the light with the added... Continue Reading →

Peacock Haunted Mani

I recently acquired Peacock Parade from Lindsey's last restock, I was very fortunate in being able to snag this one time custom release. Peacock Parade was created as a custom for a Tonic client and she graciously agreed for a... Continue Reading →

My First Native War Paints

I recently purchased my very first Native War Paints Polish, I wanted to try their polish for a long time now and decided to take the plunge after Polish Con Chicago since I couldn't make it out there and NWP... Continue Reading →

Abalone Nails

I was scrolling through my Instagram feed one day and found this image for Abalone (Mother of Pearl) nails on Dev the Nail Junkie's IG. Her picture inspired me to create this mani, the technique she uses includes using gel... Continue Reading →

Review – Julep: Cushion Complexion & Insta-Filter Powder

Julep for about 3 years has collected information from it's mavens (subscription group) regarding foundation, concealers and highlighters. I participated in several surveys and this year, Julep finally unveiled their 5 in1 Cushion Complexion Perfector. This isn't a regular foundation,... Continue Reading →

HHC “That goes without Cyan”

I belong to the Hella Holo Customs group on Facebook, if you do not yet belong, I strongly recommend it if you are a polish lover. The group has highlighted makers every month where a 6 custom polishes are born... Continue Reading →

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