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MANICURE MADNESS: ALASKA BY AVON

​This beauty is from Avon's Gel Finish 7-in-1 Nail Enamel Collection. Alaska is a gorgeous cloudy grey colour with a hint of blue. Avon claims that this beauty contains the following seven benefits in one bottle: 1 - shine2 - Gel-like Finish3 - Vivid Color4 - Base Coat5 - Top Coat6 - Protection7 - StrengthenerThis sounded very promising so I h...
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Nail art made easy with Avon decorating tools

Nail art made easy with Avon decorating tools
  After buying the nail tools from Avon I decided to try them out & put them to use. I had bought the fan brush, nail art tool, 3 in 1 buffer.    Using the Essence The gel nail polish & Revlon Charlie nail polish, I created the above look...
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Get the look: No Tools Pastel Nail Art

Get the look: No Tools Pastel Nail Art
A pastel nail is not just exclusive for the warmer months, it can be wonderfully refreshing and a soft touch during the Winter as well. Today I would like to share with you this No Tools Pastel Nail Art. It doesn’t mean just because it’s Winter that you have to pack...
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Simple White & Black Polka Dot Nail Art

Simple White & Black Polka Dot Nail Art
I love my more neutral tones during Winter and for my manicure for this look I decided on White & Black Polka Dot Nail Art. I’m really enjoying more simplistic nail art the last while and this look is great for during the Winter months. It’s an easy look to create...
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Get the look: Coral & Matt Black Nail Art {Tutorial}

Get the look: Coral & Matt Black Nail Art {Tutorial}
I received these gorgeous polishes from Cosmetix a few weeks ago and decided to combine this gorgeous coral with this sleek matt black to create a fun and striking look. Here is my Coral & Matt Black Nail Art Tutorial. This coral polish from Catrice is just such a gorgeous bright...
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Get the look: Animal Print Nail Art {Leopard Print}

Get the look: Animal Print Nail Art {Leopard Print}
Hey guys, so I know that I’ve been a bit quite on the nail art side, but I am back with a gorgeous new look. I was really in the mood for a fun nail art look and decided to create some Animal Print Nail Art. This was the first time...
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What's in your nail polish? WARNING: It's scary!

What's in your nail polish? WARNING: It's scary!
  Although gel seems to be taking over, nail polish is still the most popular, because you can buy it everywhere and you don’t have to spend a fortune on a bottle. A simple coat or three of nail polish can lift your spirits. And there are so many colours...
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Nail Art For Beginners {Tutorial 1}

1424902343614 Good Morning Barbies. Some of you may not know but one of the things I want to accomplish this year is Nail Art and perfecting it. This would be my first ever post that is a tutorial and I tried my best to get the best pictures possible. I hope you...
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Nail Polish colours to have in your kit

Nail Polish colours to have in your kit
I have found that these colours are a great base to work from. Everyone needs some essential colours that will work for almost any occasion, style or with any outfit. Here are some nail polish colours to have in your kit. You can off course choose your own colours, but these...
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Elegant Touch Gel Rocks Duo Nail System

Elegant Touch Gel Rocks Duo Nail System
Elegant Touch Gel Rocks uses an innovative gel activating top and base coat system and it is really easy-peasy to apply and it promises to last for up to 10 days.  The Gel Rocks comes in eight gorgeous colours. All you do is choose a colour, paint the colour on in...
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Out Of My Comfort Zone | Week 3 The Art Of Makeup

Out Of My Comfort Zone | Week 3 The Art Of Makeup
So I decided to take up this weeks challenge because I have a real problem with applying accurate nail polish without messing everywhere.This might seem really silly to most of you ladies but I seriously have been struggling with applying nail polish without having it go all over my fingers(everywhere but...
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New Products from Essence and Catrice

    I am a huge fan of good quality and affordable beauty products.   Essence and Catrice have amazing collections of all beauty products, lips, eyes, nails, you name it. Their limited edition products are great too, and stay on trend with bigger, more expensive brands.    I have selected...
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Black and white music note nail art pictorial

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Disney nail art tutorial 5

Disney Minnie Mouse nail art tutorial 5!   Below is the final nail art tutorial.   You will need: White nail polish Red nail polish Black nail polish A dotting tool Nail art brush   Step 1: Apply a base coat, and then paint your nail white.   Step 2: Using...
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Disney nail art tutorial 3 and 4

Disney Minnie Mouse nail art tutorial 3 and 4!   This tutorial has two tutorials in one. The middle finger, and the index finger.    Lets start with the middle finger design... Unfortunately I forgot to take pictures of all the steps, but I will try my best to explain in...
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Disney nail art tutorial 2

Disney Minnie Mouse nail art tutorial 2!   Below is the second nail art tutorial for the ring finger.   You will need: Red nail polish Black nail polish White nail polish Nail art brush 2 tiny rhinestones(mine were too big, and made Minnie look a bit like a gremlin) Base...
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Disney nail art tutorial 1

Disney Minnie Mouse bow nail art tutorial 1!   This is very delayed, i know... But here is the start of the Disney nail art tutorial. Because I did a different design on each finger, I have split up the tutorials into different posts.   You will need: White nail polish...
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Black and white music note tutorial

Black and white music notes tutorial   Below is how I did the music notes nail art.   You will need, white polish, black polish, a thin nail brush, dotting tool, striping tape(not necessary but makes life easier) and a little red heart. And of course the base coat and top...
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Disney on Ice- Minnie mouse nails

Disney on ice! Minnie mouse nails   A while ago, my boyfriend and I took my 3 cousins and 3 of his nieces and nephews to watch Disney on ice. I decided to do Minnie Mouse inspired nails for the occasion. It was harder than I thought to get the shape...
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Red hot and feathered up

Red hot and feathered up!   A while ago, my cousin had red nails, a stunning highly pigmented colour from the old faithful Essence. I then decided that it's too boring, so lets add a feather.    Below is what the finished product looked like. We were quite impressed!   You...
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