Posted in October 2012

Halloween monsters

Halloween monsters

Halloween nails! Werewolf, vampire, witch, zombie, Frankenstein’s monster, Jack O’Lantern, mummy, evil clown (!), ghost and skull. Can you spot them all? [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given at right: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]

Neon/pastel dotticure

Neon/pastel dotticure

I love pastel and neon together but neons never photograph well! Trust me, it was super bright. This is China Glaze Shocking Pink with Urban Outfitters Crowded. The pattern is based on this tutorial, which I’ve had on my to-do list for ages! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date … Continue reading

Great British Bake Off

Great British Bake Off

  Unfortunately these will mean nothing to those outside the UK, but it’s the Great British Bake Off FINAL tonight so I couldn’t resist doing Bakeoff nails! Paul and Mary are DA BOMB! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given at right: I imported it to WordPress, and made … Continue reading

Vampire teeth

Vampire teeth

  Vampire nails (I just read ‘Dracula’ for the first time: plus it’s almost Halloween!) [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given at right: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]

Crime scene nails (with tutorial)

Crime scene nails (with tutorial)

  These nails combine two of my obsessions (manicures and procedural crime dramas): CSI nails! Blood spatter with crime scene tape and then a body outline (is there a more technical word for this?) on the thumbs. Sorry about the awkward picture, it’s hard to take a photo of both of your own hands at … Continue reading

Tokidoki ‘Savana’ swatch

Tokidoki ‘Savana’ swatch

  This amazing gold glitter is by a brand called ‘Tokidoki’. The gold is called ‘Savana’ and it’s one of two Tokidoki polishes that I bought in Sephora in Seattle: but they were reduced because they were being discontinued! Sad times because both glitters give full, super-sparkly coverage in two coats. SO PRETTY… [This post … Continue reading

Peacock nails

Peacock nails

  Hi all! Sorry for the long hiatus: I was in the States for six weeks so I didn’t have much time to do my nails. But now I am back with my three most recent manicures! This was my first attempt at peacock nails, I’m reasonably pleased with it (not so happy with the … Continue reading