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Roses and stripes with Renaissance Custom Lacquer

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Today I’ve used the four Renaissance Cosmetics polishes I swatched here in some fun and girly nail art. I wanted to do some nail art with all four to show how great they go together. Since these polishes are made by the fantastic Meghan of Will Paint Nails For Food, I decided to replicate some roses and stripes nail art she recently created. (more…)

Renaissance Cosmetics Swatches

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A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to win a giveaway by Reneissance Cosmetics on their Facebook page and when my parcel arrived I couldn’t wait to get the polishes on my nails. The prize consisted of two full-size polishes from their Love… Everyday collection – Rosie-Osie and Black Heart, Don’t Care as well as a 5 ml cuticle oil. When I mentioned I’m a blogger Meghan was kind enough to add mini bottles of Love… Everyday and L’hiver to the package! (more…)

Round-up: Nail Art A-Go-Go Challenge

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If you’re a fairly regular reader on this blog, you’ll know that during the month of February I did the Nail Art A-Go-Go Challenge hosted by Gnarly Gnails. It was 28 days of nail art, and it was a lot of fun! I managed the daily nail art, I tried a bunch of new techniques, and I did some designs that I was pretty proud of. Let’s start off by taking a look at the themes covered by the challenge: (more…)

Nail Art A-Go-Go Challenge – Day 28: Art Nouveau

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It’s the FINAL DAY of the Nail Art A-Go-Go Challenge! I’ve made it, 28 days of artistically themed nail art for your enjoyment! I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my nail art along with some new-to-me techniques, and of course the nail art of all the other ladies taking part. Today’s theme is Art Nouveau. I didn’t really know what to do with that, but one of the ‘tips’ for this theme was lines so I decided to use that as my guide. (more…)

Nail Art A-Go-Go Challenge Day 26: Graffiti

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Today’s theme for the Nail Art A-Go-Go Challenge is Graffiti. What better to use than one of the Nails Inc Graffiti polishes? I decided to combine that with my first splatter manicure. (more…)

Nail Art A-Go-Go Challenge Day 24 – Abstract

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Today’s theme for the Nail Art A-Go-Go Challenge is abstract. When I saw Gnarly Gnails’ post for day 22 – surrealism – I loved it so much that I had to recreate it for today. (more…)

Nail Art A-Go-Go Challenge Day 22: Surrealism

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I made it! A little later than usual, but I made it in plenty of time and I have some great Surrealism nails for you today. I was pretty concerned about these because I knew from the beginning I wanted to recreate Dali’s The Persistence of Memory… but I also knew how tough that would be! Luckily, I think I was pretty successful. (more…)