Skip to main content

NOTD: Ciate Jelly Bean & Purple Sherbet Shabby Chic

So as promised with my Marie Claire freebies here is my twist on NOTD.

I love these colours, they are so bright and cheerful and not sure if you can fully see it here but the Jelly Bean (hot pink) has a lovely blue shimmer through it that you can see when the light hits it right.

Apologies for the sloppy application, I kind of did this on the hop as I had to be somewhere but wanted to do this 1st.

I must say I really liked the brushes on the Ciate bottles, they were fairly similar to the OPI brushes in width.

These were quite sheer so it took 3 coats for full coverage but they went on like a dream.




Natural light



With flash

Comments

  1. great nail art, I love the hearts. I really need to practice my nail art more.

    Tanesha x
    tanesha-marie.blogspot.co.uk

    ReplyDelete
  2. These got totally smudged as I was in a rush =/ I'm redoing them today, technically something patriotic but that'll be dependent on how awake I am after work xo

    ReplyDelete
  3. Yet another lovely mani Steph x love 'em x

    ReplyDelete
  4. Very pretty :)
    I love Jelly Bean! x

    http://mummy-beautiful.blogspot.co.uk/

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

I'm trying.

Hi! So I've been trying my damnedest to keep this blog going. And I'm not doing very well. I had drafted some posts a while back (which I will still go ahead and post). I never got round to posting them at the time because I had an iPhone and the app just didn't want to work for me.
I know theyre a little out of date but I hope you still find them interesting. So what's been happening since I last posted?  Well I met a guy (on Tinder of all places), we got engaged last November (I'll do a proper post on this), and we got marries this September!  We enjoyed a wonderful honeymoon in Japan and for the past month its been back to reality. I am going to change this blog a bit.  Before it could have always been classified as a beauty blog. Now I think it'll be more of an eclectic blog (by the way check out She's Eclectic one of my all time favourite bloggers). Anyway,  sorry about all the words and lack of pictures bit I hope to rectify that soon. Bye for now.

Money Smart Nail Art Competition Entry

Hi all!
Wow!  I'm really shocked, MoneySupermarket.com have invited me to participate in their Money Smart Nail Art Bloggers Competition.  This means I am in with the chance to win a prize worth £300, how amazing would that be!


Anyway for my regular followers you will know that I'm mad on leopard print!  So I thought what better design to do a tutorial on.  
Materials Required: Base Coat - I use OPI Matte Nail Envy Selection of polishes - cremes are best for opacity but you can use glitters if you build them up Nail Art pen or Dotting Tool  Top Coat - I use Seche Vite

Paint your nails with the base coat to protect your nail from staining (I also find that Nail Envy encourages nail growth). *A good tip is before you start, wipe your nails with some nail polish remover, this is called squeaking the nail, it will remove any excess oil, making your mani last longer.

Paint your nails your chosen colours, any colours work but I've chose a few of the Barry M Gellies (which are c…

Pastel Polka Dots

Hello lovelies!
A lazy Friday night in resulted in playing with polish and with studs. 

Polishes used: Lime Crime - Parfait Day Treasures By Tan - Gramma Cupcake

I was in the mood for some spring pastels to brighten up this horrid grey weather we've been suffering recently. 

I added the studs as an afterthought, I was going to attempt some freehand art but I love how these turned out.