Tagged with lilac

Speckled eggs

Speckled eggs

For this manicure I broke out the L’Oreal Color Riche Confetti topcoat again – my lovely black and white glitter. I still think it looks ace. I’ve been reading good things about the Maybelline black and white glitter as well – it’s cheaper than the L’Oreal and comes in a bigger bottle – and it … Continue reading

Blue ruffles

Blue ruffles

A bit more tasteful after all the Christmas kitsch: ruffly nails in blue, purple, green and gold. To get this effect you need five polishes which are opaque in one coat: I used Urban Outfitters Crowded (the lilac), Topshop Pool Party (the teal), Nails Inc Belgrave Place (the purple) and Lanesborough Place (the gold), and … Continue reading

Metallic sections

Metallic sections

Can you tell I bought some nail art supplies recently? These nails are done using gold and silver foils, which I bought from Born Pretty Store. I painted on my base colours (Urban Outfitters Cocktail and Crowded) and cut my foils (which come in little folded sheets and are very, very thin and light) into … Continue reading

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

Pink mix and match

Pink mix and match

  [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given at right: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]