Sunday, June 30, 2013

Adventures in Stamping Sunday Challenge

Today's challenge is a 4th of July Mani.

 This is what I used for the base.

 Both creams, two coats plus top coat.
 Using the MJ Plate VI
and the Sugar Bubbles Plate 005, as well as Konad White and Red I stamped the stars and stripes to my nails.  I really need to leave things alone instead of trying to fix them(I had some bald spots on my stripes)

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Friday, June 28, 2013

Gradient Stamped Mani

Here is the look for today

This is what I used for the base, from the China Glaze New Bohemian Luster Chrome Collection from Fall of 2012 and a makeup sponge.

I started off with No Plain Jane, using the make up sponge I added Unpredictable, and finally Deviantly Daring.
 With the makeup sponge just keep dabbing the color on your nails until your satisfied with the results.

Using the Cheeky Jumbo Plate 10-Happy Nails and Kleancolor in Black I than added the designs.

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Color Club Wing Fling Stamped

 Wing Fling is part of the Color Club Take Wing Collection Summer 2012.  I found this way in the back of a drawer, so I thought I use this today before I lose it again.

 This is a very bright color.  It's a magenta jelly base with pink and purple shimmer.
It's a sheer color, so I used two coats with top coat.

 The formula on this was nice and smooth, it dried fairly quickly as well.  
 This is what I used to stamp the designs, the DRK-B plate which I bought at Ninja Polish, and Kleancolor in Black to stamp with.

 I went ahead and used a Matte top coat.

 I actually like this better with a matte finish, it's still nice and bright.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Tom Ford Dominatrix

Tom Ford Dominatrix is from the Fall 2012 Collection.  While in Houston, my husband was nice enough to pick this up for me when I had him looking for Chanel Malice.

This is a very bright metallic purple.  I was expecting streaks, but the application was nice and smooth, and it dried fairly quickly.  
This was supposed to be limited edition, but it is still available at Nordstrom for $30.
 I did have some bubbles but that was the top coat not the polish.

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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Zoya Rocky

For some reason my 4 year old keeps singing Eye of the Tiger.  So I decided to use that for inspiration and broke out with Zoya Rocky .

 Zoya describes Rocky as a full coverage serene blue cream.
This is from the Zoya Stunning Summer Collection 2013, it retails for $8
 It was a nice application, self leveling, no streaks, and opaque in two coats.  There is a slight odor to it. 

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Saturday, June 22, 2013

First Glitter Gradient

Here is my first try at a glitter gradient.  This is what I used.

Started off using China Glazes Turned Up Turquoise, which is a neon polish.  

Being a neon polish it tends to be a bit streaky and it dries to a matte finish.
 My camera did not like this color, it keeps shifting the pictures from green to blue.

 I than added China Glaze Atlantis which has green, teal, silver and holographic glitter in a light green jelly base.
 I cleaned off most of the brush and then began applying it to my nails with dragging motion towards the tips of my nails.  Next time I thing I will go back to using a make-up sponge, I have more control that way.

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Fishnet Stamped Mani

I really liked yesterday Urban Decay Sidecar.  It brought to mind of a mani from Chloe's Nails blog.  So here is my version.

Started off with Urban Decay Sidecar
 Next using the fishnet design from the mash plate M-57 and Kleancolor black
 I added the designs to my nails, the images are small, you can see where the design stopped.

 Finally I added black tips to the ends.

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