Wintery sunrise nails

Winter Sunrise nails

I feel I've been doing too many gradients recently but they're so easy to do and I love the way they look. This one was inspired by a sunrise one morning as I was walking in to work. I loved the way the sun was just popping up over the horizon and the gold on … Continue reading Winter Sunrise nails

I think the gold polish may be A England's "Princess Sabra". No clue on the other polishes! My plan was to make a fiery looking gradient and I was quite pleased with this, particularly the way the glittery accent nail caught the light

Random nail art

Morning everyone, I've been having a bit of a tidy up in my pictures folder and found some random nail art that I've never posted due to only having one (not always great) picture of it so I thought why not have them all in one post? I probably won't remember what polishes were used … Continue reading Random nail art

Looking good! It can be hard to get the heart looking like a heart though.

Valentine Dot Hearts

I did the green version of these absolutely ages ago and loved it but never got round to posting it. So here we are, just in time for Valentine's day and hopefully to give you some inspiration. I've also done a pink version further down the post that I was actually wearing just a few … Continue reading Valentine Dot Hearts

Finally I topped it all off with Rica's Glossy Glam top coat et voila! Gorgeous manicure :)

Brown Gradient with Gold Stripes

Without a doubt my new favourite manicure. I can see this one getting recreated lots, maybe with different colours but definitely again with these exact shades. Unfortunately I didn't snap any pictures whilst doing it but I can explain how to do it easily enough in the captions. I hope you guys love it as … Continue reading Brown Gradient with Gold Stripes

So can Barry M Daylight Curing top coat be used with any polish and how does it compare? Read on to find out.

Barry M Daylight Curing Topcoat – Use with any polish?

A little bit of everything today. This is actually something I did way back at the end of April, partly as I had cut my nails right down and wanted a nice bit of art to cover them and partly because the Daylight Curing range had just been released by Barry M and I wanted … Continue reading Barry M Daylight Curing Topcoat – Use with any polish?

Barry M – Sunset Daylight Curing polish

Coverage: 3 thin coats or 2 thicker Drying time: Quick, 1 minute Finish: Shiny, very like the Gelly range even before applying the top coat. "Like a Nude" is slightly sheer even after 3 coats   Hardwearing: 8 days including incidents with knives and me picking, potentially longer Barry M's latest collection is jumping on … Continue reading Barry M – Sunset Daylight Curing polish

Barry M – February 2015 Gellys

Coverage: 2 coats Drying time: 2 - 3 minutes Finish: Excellent, super shiny and brush mark free   Hardwearing: To be tested February 2015 additions to the existing Barry M Hi-Shine Gelly collection. Nothing fancy here, just 3 new lovely spring colours for the existing Hi-Shine Gelly collection. If you've used them before you know … Continue reading Barry M – February 2015 Gellys