Hello lovelies — happy June 1st! & happy National Nail Polish Day!
Here we are, almost at Summer! Can you believe it?
I feel like May has really, really sped by. Which is crazy, considering we spent it in lockdown here. But it’s officially June, things are finally starting to open up, & it’s also National Nail Polish Day. So far, everything about June is looking up!
In honour of my new favourite holiday, I decided I needed to do one of my favourite designs, in some bright crazy colours. It’s been ages since I wore any kind of chevron moon, so it was long overdue. & who doesn’t love some neon!
Hello brightness, my old friend. It’s been ages since I wore anything this neon, & it’s been way overdue. Also it gave me a reason to test out my new half chevron vinyls I picked up from Beyond the Nail a few weeks back. I’m actually really loving the shape of them, because I feel like they give me a really good chevron shape — sometimes I get frustrated with vinyls that are a bit more rounded, & you end up with more of a half moon than a chevron moon. These look great though, & we’re super easy to use!
What do you think of my mani pick for National Nail Polish Day? Do you have plans to celebrate today? I do—but they’re top secret! I promise I’ll be able to share soon though!
The sun is shining, the weather is warm, & I got to wear a dress yesterday. That’s about all the good from this week, & exactly what I’m going to concentrate on. & you know what else warm sunny days mean? More holo! Because there is nothing better than sunshine & holo.
I am absolutely smitten with how this look turned out. Yes, I’m a bit holo obsessed, but I a world full of chaos & sadness, we need a little sparkle every once in a while. This look was also super, super easy to do which I’ve been appreciating more & more lately. A few quick but steady stripes of polish & you’re in business! Looks way more complicated than it truly is.
What do you think about my holo stripes? Would you wear a look like this? What holo polishes would you combine? Let me know in the comments below!
Hello lovelies & happy Sunday! It’s been a week of beautiful sunny Spring days here on the East Coast, & you know what that means: let’s bring out the holo!
Today I have an oldie from my stash to share: this is China Glaze BFF from the OMG! Flashback 2018 collection. This was gifted to me a few years back, & I often forget just how darn beautiful these holo shades are! The perfect shades from when the sun is really shining.
2 coats, no top coat.
Look at that rainbow! It really, really shows… even under my the light in my light box. It’s very prominent, which you want in a holographic nail polish. The formula was also really, really easy to work with — two shades, no top coat. It dried really quickly, but thankfully didn’t drag when I applied coat #2.
& again: look at that linear holo! In my macro shot, you can really see how beautiful it truly is.
Sadly, this collection was a limited edition redo of an old collection, & isn’t available everywhere. But! I did find a few listings on Amazon & eBay for it, so it definitely is possible to find if you have to have it. I’m definitely lucky to have 5/6 of these shades in my stash, & I’m already planning a skittlette design in my head using them!
What do you think of China Glaze BFF? Do you have this shade in your nail polish stash? What is your favourite liner holo? Let me know in the comments below!
I’ve very much been enjoying the warmer days around here—I even wore a jumpsuit the other day, & it was really exciting. & that means I’ve been enjoying all the pretty spring nail polishes in my stash. Although, I’m not going to lie… I feel like I’ve been grabbing the same Spring-y shades over & over. Haha.
But I was really feels some sanity polka dots, & I decided that some pretty pastel gradient polka dots would be perfect!
Oh man, this was such an easy look to do, although a bit time consuming.
It gives you that gradient effect without having to go through all the time consuming effort of sponging on colour & cleaning up around the cuticles. Because, I won’t lie, even though I absolutely love gradients, I just don’t always have the time (or energy) to go through all the effort of doing one. But this totally makes me happy & feels like a perfect gradient alternative!
What do you think about this pretty pastel gradient dotticure? Would you wear this look? Do you think it would work for Easter? Let me know all your thoughts in the comments below!
I don’t know where you are, but here it’s feeling so Spring-y. Yesterday I work flats & a jean jacket to work, & even enjoyed an iced coffee. It was so amazing — I have so missed the warmer weather. The next couple days are supposed to be lovely, & then it’s going to get colder & rainy, so I’m going to soak it all in as long as possible!
I’ve also been wearing a lot of Springy nail polishes, like this stripe-y design from last week.
Oh yes, these brighter colours just feel so good to wear again. & stripes are so easy to incorporate all sorts of colours at once.
Now… it’s time to pack away all the winter sweaters, & move all the Spring dresses to the front! Bring on sunshine, the beach days, all the sundresses — I just can’t wait! & of course, all the Summer nail polish collections which always make me so happy. Maybe I’ll even start sharing Fashion Friday outfits again, now that every outfit doesn’t consist & 15 layers & a scarf. Haha.
What do you think about this nail art look? Are you a fan of easy freehand stripes like this? Let me know what colour combination you would pair together in the comments below!