Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Zoya Bubbly Summer 2014 Rainbow Nail Art

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Hello lovelies! Hope you're doing well! My move date is fast approaching and I've got tons going on! This manicure has been done in my "to post" folder for quite some time so I wanted to get it up. The polishes are getting packed up this week so until unpacking is complete I'll be showing you more from that same already done folder! I've got some good ones stored up..hope you like em!

This one was a super easy freehand with all the shades from Zoya Bubbly! 
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From cuticle to tip: Zoya Harper, Jesi, Alma, Stassi, Muse, Binx
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These are all such beautiful shades, each and every one full of complexity and depth.
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Have you picked up any of these from Zoya Summer 2014?

Zoya Bubbly are $9 and are available at zoya.com
All the best, 
Victoria 
*Product(s) provided for unbiased review consideration.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Rescue Beauty Lounge Italian Summer Collection Swatch and Review

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Hello lovelies!! What a collection I have today! Excited to unveil the newest Rescue Beauty Lounge - Italian Summer collection!! All swatches are with Rescue Beauty Lounge Base Coat and Rescue Beauty Lounge Top Coat where noted.
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Rescue Beauty Lounge Italian Summer

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

KBShimmer LE Anniversary Beach Trio plus Nail Vinyl Tutorial

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Hello! I really miss you all!! We are coming into the home stretch now, moving in three weeks! Cannot wait to be settled and back to regular posts. In fact, I'll be able to devote even more time to blogging because my little ones will be starting full day Kindergarten in Sept. YAY!

Today I'm showing you the beautiful KBShimmer 6yr Anniversary Trio, available now! But snap it up if you want it, these are Limited Edition. Also super excited to share my first of four manicures showing off KBShimmer's new Nail Vinyls!
Each Nail Vinyl post will include a tutorial with details how I accomplished it.

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Nail Polish Canada: The Great Polish GIVEAWAY of 2014

Hi Everyone!!! 
Yes! I'm still here. Such a busy month I don't even think I painted my nails once yet! Can you believe? We are hoping for a late August move...in time for the boys to start Kindergarten in our new home state but we haven't sold our house yet or found the one to move into. Sigh. Moving is hard y'all! So...I have not forgotten about you and I promise I will be back full force once we are moved and the boys are in school! In the meantime I have some awesome GIVEAWAYS for you and more NAILS and NAIL ART coming soon!!

Check out this fabulous giveaway I was invited to join from Nail Polish Canada!
You can win up to 200 polishes!! WOW! Right now the count is 19 but more participants keep joining, so more polishes get added to the winners loot! 
See the details here: 

Enter the contest through the rafflecopter on their site or right here!
Good luck and I'll be back soon with painted nails! :D

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Monday, June 30, 2014

OPI Sheer Tints Summer Gradient for The Lacquer Legion On Holiday

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Hi everyone!! I'm kind of giddy about today's manicure. I just adore sheers that are jelly formulas and allow you to build color or layer for new shades. So when these came out I had too many ideas swimming in my head for what to make with them, so naturally I stalled. LOL I knew I wanted to show off how they combine with each other and then I just saw a sunset in them and this mani was born! It's been sitting in my photo library for some time waiting patiently to get published but when I saw the Lacquer Legion (LL) theme for this month - On Holiday - I knew they had to be even more patient and wait for today. It's my first time contributing to the wonderful LL monthly nail art challenge. 
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Sheer Tints and blue acrylic paint for the palm trees. 

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Zoya Summer 2014 Tickled Watermarble Nail Art

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Hello lovely readers!! I managed to find time to make a design I haven't done in ages! But I knew the moment I saw this fun and vibrant Summer collection from Zoya that I wanted to watermarble with them. I think it turned out great! What do you think? 
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 Zoya Tickled collection from left to right: Wendy, Tilda, Rocha, Ling, Kitridge, Rooney

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

KBShimmer Early Summer 2014 Holo Nail Art

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Hello all!! You probably already know that KBShimmer has just released their second Summer collection! WOO HOO! I don't know about you, but I can't get enough KBShimmer. Not to tease...but I haven't gotten a chance to swatch the newest ones yet as we are right in the middle of selling our house. Here's where you can find them: KBShimmer Summer in addition to new nail vinyls which I can't wait to try!
In the meantime I wanted to show you the design I came up with to show off all of the holos from the Early Summer collection (still available). One of the many things I love about KBShimmer is you rarely need to stress that your shade is going to sell out or be discontinued. They always have stock and allow plenty of time before they discontinue a shade. So if you haven't picked up any on your wishlist you can when you are ready. 
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 I wanted to show off each holo shade, there are 6 shades from the Early Summer collection. I don't think I'd normally put these all in the same mani..but I'm pleased with how it turned out.
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 Here's the look without top coat. I started with two coats of the black holo: Stark Raven Mad once that was dry I used striping tape to block off my designs and added second holo shade. All 6 polishes have an excellent formula and beautiful linear holo. I found the silver, Pt Young Thing to have the strongest holo effect. The next photo is with KBShimmer Clearly On Top top coat. You might be able to see a slight diminishing of the holo effect as some top coats do that, but not much. Keep in mind, these photos are shot with an indoor daylight bulb which doesn't show off a linear holo the way an actual sunny day does.
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Thumb: In Bare Form, Index: Big Tan On Campus, Middle: Run! It's The Coppers, Ring: Pt Young Thing, Pinky: Goldie Rocks

What do you think? Which is calling your name? 

KBShimmer holos are $8.75 available now at kbshimmer.com and harlowandco.org
All the best, 
Victoria 
*Product(s) provided for unbiased review consideration.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Glam Polish Exotic Illusions Series June Trio Swatch and Review

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Hello! Hope you are all well and happy today! We finally listed my house for sale and I'm as busy as ever! Hopefully I'll keep polishing and posting as long as my camera/polish isn't packed and I have internet! :D Let's take a look at this month's Exotic Illusions Trio from Glam Polish!
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