My YouTube Debut!

‘Ello!

Over the long Easter weekend I did something pretty exciting. I teamed up with my good friend who has a blog and YouTube channel called New Shoes in Town and made a collab video about polish picks for the season and a little nail art.

You can check out the video here! Be nice.. It’s my first time on camera. Hoping to make many more collab videos with her – maybe monthly faves and the like! Any suggestions or requests are welcome!

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My head is in the (pink) clouds

Hello my lovelies!

I have a pretty pink manicure for you today – remember on Wednesdays we wear pink otherwise you can’t sit with us! If you get this reference then you’re my kind of person. If not I suggest you google it! Yes, I wear pink every Wednesday.

I’ve done the cloud manicure before in blue and white and a rasta colour type pallette so I decided to try it in my fave polish colour – pink! I’ve been going through my polish and swatching on sticks and pink is definitely hands down the winner. I have over 50 (yet to do an official count of my stash).

I started off with OPI Samoan Sand as a neutral base (three coats because I had some staining to hide on my natural nails) and then used Revlon Cupid for the baby pink layer and Hello Kitty Back to the Fuchsia for the hot pink tips. This design is extremely easy, it really is just three strokes and making sure the initial placement of the brush has a “blob” of polish so that the cloud is rounded. If you try this out for yourself be sure to use polishes that are quite opaque for layering and preferably fast drying too so that you’re not waiting around for hours for each layer to dry!

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BTW! Have you liked my Facebook page yet? Or followed my Instagram @9to5nails?

Skittle Nail Art

Hey!

Yep.. Again.. Long time no blog! I can’t believe it’s April already! Where does the time go? Anyhow, I have quite a backlog of posts to share!

A while ago I did this skittle style manicure using OPI You’re Such A Budapest and OPI Can’t Find My Czechbook as the base colours and Sinful Colors Thimbleberry, a gold striper and a black striper for contrast. I think the middle finger actually looks quite.. Wonder Woman inspired! What do you think? I used a toothpick for the polka dots to get those really, really small uniform dots.

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