Posted in May 2013

Turquoise and studs

Turquoise and studs

I’d seen a few turquoise stone manicures on the internet (including this one at Spektor’s Nails) and I love turquoise jewellery so I thought I would have a punt at doing one myself. Here’s how it turned out. Not bad at all, right?? I mattified the turquoise nails to make them look more realistic and … Continue reading

Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz

Another quick peek at a manicure I was sporting earlier this week. Sorry about the poor picture quality (and embarrassingly raggedy cuticles): I just snapped a quick shot before heading out one evening, because I knew the nails would start to chip soon… of course they did and this ended up being the best picture … Continue reading

Mr Candiipants floral

Mr Candiipants floral

Still staying away from teal and coral I have some pink and purple flowers for you today. For this look I went with Mr Candiipants’ famous spring floral look: it’s lovely and easy because you don’t need to use anything apart from the brushes in the nail varnish bottle. I don’t think mine are as … Continue reading

Purple and yellow stripes

Purple and yellow stripes

Making the effort to move away from the coral and teal I seem to be obsessed with lately, I tried to pick two of the lesser-used colours in my nail varnish collection: purple and yellow. This was the result. I used the lightest yellow as a base and then just used a small nail art … Continue reading