Wednesday, 4 January 2017

New Year Catch Up

Oops! I've managed to go ages without blogging again, somehow. I have been doing my nails though, honest!  So here's a quick catch up of some of the nails I've had over the last couple of weeks. 

I wore these for 4 days or so before Christmas. This is two coats of China Glaze Ruby Pumps (one of my favourite polishes ever) with an accent nail using China Glaze Mingle With Kringle and a stencil from What's Up Nails, and a stud for extra accent. 

These nails were made with some polishes I got as a Christmas gift set - this is a base of Maybelline Watery Waste, a silver metallic polish. I then used tape and Maybelline Downtown Red on top, and Maybelline Black Magic on top of that.  Black Magic is an interesting matte finish glitter, which I really liked. I added topcoat for shine. 

These nails were something I wore for a couple of days around new year. I started with a base of Barry M Persian, a pretty purple-gold duochrome. I added rhinestones, and an accent nail using sparkly white glitter dust. 

I love wearing rhinestones! 

Finally, these are the nails I'm wearing now - I've had these on for a couple of days now. I started with a base of Barry M Butterscotch Sundae, and then used What's Up Nails vinyls and a variety of polishes for the pattern.

I sponged on a mix of Barry M Guava and Blood Orange, Illamasqua Prosperity,  and Models Own Island Hop, Sarong Wrap and Beach Fire.  I'm not totally happy with how these came out, as the colours got a bit murky in places - I really wanted a brighter, zingier blend. I'm still pretty happy with them though.  


  1. Love all of these! I think the rhinestones are my favourite, totally blingtastic xx

    1. Thank you! And yes, I do love a rhinestone!

  2. All these manis are amazing! I love the rhinestone one especially. Happy New Year.
    Vicky xx


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