Monday, May 28, 2012

NOTD: Zoya Wednesday & Arizona

I've been waiting for those 2 like HELL. They were literally jumping at me from my new line of Zoyas!
My university exams are coming, so this week is the last i can paint my nails. From Saturday i'm wearing transparent restoring polishes 'cause i don't want to make my professors think I have been painting my nails instead of studying :D

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Color Club Sweetpea & The Sunday Nail Battle: DIY Sticky with Orly You're Blushing

Hi everyone :) Today I'd like to show to you my NOTD with a twist.

So first I decided to paint my nails with Color Club Sweetpea. It's a lovely warm based violet cream that paints inself. No kidding, i have a really unsteady hand (nerves+too much coffee), but I don't remember it tremble so severely it dod today. Still, I ended up with an even look without any nasty gaps in just 2 coats! Now I know my go-to polish if I even need to paint my nails while being drunk :D

What you're looking at are 1 basecoat coat (a Russian one, Smart Enamel 3 in 1), 2 coats of Color Club Sweetpea and 1 coat my usual topcoat that is Sally Hansen Insta-Dri No Chip top coat.

So I finished painting my nails and I was quite satisfied with the result...until I got a notification saying that Pshiiit'd updated with a new post. That was an entry to The Sunday Nail Battle: DIY Sticky hosted by Tartinesetmoi and 10tubes. Of course I just had to participate xD I've chosen Orly You're Blushing as my tape color. You can see the result below.

This is the tape in the process of drying :D

And these are my nails, obviously %) (beware: pictures spam!)

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Misa Bed of Roses review and swatches

Hi everybody :) It's been quite a lot of time since i posted anything. I'm still fighting my peeling nails (almost done!), plus the weather has been changing lately here. Anyway, I had those photos of Misa's Bed of Roses sitting in my camera's memory card, and while I wish I had more swatches to show you, only these came out decent enough to be shared in the Internet.

As for my online activity, i'm participating in my first giveaway ever! Candy Coated Tips holds it HERE, and I can't tell you how excited I am because the prize looks so interesting. I'm already dreaming of swatching 'em all, lol, even though the odds are little that I would win, but I'm always like that :D You should enter it, too, giveaways are fun! Congratulations, Candy Coated Tips, on your 2nd anniversary!


Bed of Roses screams 'jelly'. Seriously, it's so squishy and juicy! It's quite sheer, so i did 3 coats this time and i still could see a hint of my nail tip while in the sunlight.

I think I should have done thinner coats as I accidentally smudged out the polish on my right thumb while rearranging my books about 1,5 hours after finishing painting nails, so I wouldn't blame the polish for being too slow-drying. Well, it would be good if it did dry faster, but i'm not complaining :)

All in all, it's a wonderful polish, a very girl-ish pink. It's bright in the shadow, but the sunlight really enhancing its beauty making it 'glow' from the inside.