What do you think about this nail art look? Have you ever done a gradient dotticure before? What is your favourite colour combination? Let me know all your thoughts in the comments below!
Hello lovelies! Happy Tuesday!
Today I’m getting in the Valentine’s Day mood! I’ve had this polish — OPI Bearest of them All — in my stash for going on 5 years, but somehow hadn’t thought to use it in a glitter gradient! But since I’m all about speedy designs right now, I thought this would be the perfect Valentine’s Day nail art look when you need something quick & beautiful!
For this manicure, the polishes I used were:
- Base Coat: Essie Treat Love & Colour Gloss Fit
- Top Coat: Essie Gel Setter
- Essie Haute in the Heat
- OPI Bearest of them All
- Latex Free make up sponge
How cute as these little heart glitters?! I won’t lie, this wasn’t the easiest glitter gradient I’ve ever done. Basically, I had to sponge the smaller glitters onto my nail in the gradient, & then fished my heart glitters out of the polish to apply onto the nail. Not the easiest to do, but you can’t lie about how freaking adorable the outcome is! I’m absolutely in love with how this looks! & still super quick to do.
I feel like usually I’m more on the ball about doing Valentine’s Day looks, but I just haven’t been as into it this year. I had plans to do some love heart nails & a few others, but I just wasn’t as inspired as I usually feel. I do have one more look to share on Thursday, but this year seems to be more about simple Valentine’s-esque designs more than blatant heart designs.
What do you think about this glitter gradient? Do you have this limited edition OPI in your stash — have you ever thought to use it this way? Let me know what you think in the comments below!
Hello lovelies & happy Friday! Today I’m showing off a fun girlie floral OOTD that would be perfect for Valentine’s Day.
As you guys have probably guessed from my nails, I love floral. All things floral! Which naturally means, I tend to have a large collection of floral in my closet — where else do you think I get all the inspiration for my nails? So come Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, it’s a pattern I love to wear.
Thrifted O’Neill Brand Floral Peplum Tank. Light Pink Stitches Cardigan. Dark Levi’s slimming skinny jean. Claire’s bow headwrap — Similar Item Here. Not Pictured: Ardene Knee High Black Studded Boots.
I’m wearing my absolute favourite jeans of all time, the Slimming Skinny Jeans from Levi that which I gushed about in my post all about my 5 Go To Items. I know I already said it, but they really are the best pair of jeans I’ve ever owned. & after 2 years, they still look absolutely brand new!
A floral shirt is always a good idea in my eyes, but I love that this one is peplum style because it shows off the areas I love (my shoulders/collarbone area) while camouflaging the areas I’m a little more self conscious about (my post-baby stomach). I thrifted it this Summer, but I’m a floral anytime kind of girl, so I love that throwing a cardigan over top makes it so verstitle.
This would be a look I could most definitely see myself wearing for a Valentine’s date night with my husband, just because not only is it comfortable, it makes me feel cute.
What do you think about this girlie floral OOTD? Do you have a favourite pattern you love to wear, or are you more of a solids all over person? Let me know down in the comments below!
Good morning lovelies & happy Tuesday. Also happy 2 days until Valentine’s Day… if you’re into that kinda thing. Haha.
I’m into any holiday that encourages pretty nails & I was feeling a little bit of holo. Especially since I have been a bit out of the nail art routine lately. So it felt like a good excuse to pull out a few of my favourite Wrenn Polish shades for some pink heart nail art! 💕
For this design, the polishes I used were:
- Base Coat: Claire’s Miracle Base Coat
- Top Coat: Essie Speed Setter
- Wrenn Polish Passionfruit Pink
- Wrenn Polish Enchanted
- UR Sugar Nail Vinyls (Heart Pattern)
I really love the subtlety of this look. You have the pop of holo with Enchanted over the more soft base of Passionfruit Pink so the design really comes out best in motion. You get that little bit of rainbow which shows off your heart pattern. & even best… it’s super easy! All it takes is two polishes, a few nail vinyls, & bam! Easy & fancy nails.
This is a really fun look to wear for whatever your Valentine’s Day plans may be, whether it’s a romantic date with your love, margaritas with your besties, or eating an entire box of chocolate with your cat. Who doesn’t want to have pretty nails?
what do you think of this Valentine’s Day look? Do you already have your manicure planned? Share what you plan on wearing down in the comments below!
Happy Valentine’s Day lovelies!
Today I have a special & fun post I’ve been hoping to do for a while. I’ve been trying to convince my husband he should paint my nails FOREVER (probably as long as we’ve been together), & he finally agreed to do it in honour of Valentine’s Day! I really wanted to record to whole thing, but I figured it was enough that he was doing them all at so I didn’t want to push my luck too much. But I did manage to take a few pictures of the whole experience, just for fun! After all, it’s not often someone else does my nails!
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