I’m back! Week 19 & Week 20..#31DC2017Weekly

Hey guys! It’s been a little while since I have posted. I got busy with some other things that had to take my first priority. I recently opened an Etsy shop with my mom (Mother & Daughter) so I’ve been putting a lot of time and work to that. Since I finally have things settled in place for now I thought I would jump on here and catch up.

I’m a few weeks behind on posting for the #31DC2017Weekly challenge but I still tried to do the weekly manicures. The first week I missed was Galaxy week..now I did one a few months ago and it turned out amazing but for this week I just wasn’t focused and tried to go the easy route..not what I had planned but whatcha gonna do?

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I started off painting all my nails with Black & Blue by Sally Hansen..it’s a nice multicolor chrome polish in my opinion, sorta galaxy themed. Then I took a cosmetic wedge and attempted stamping various glitters to get a galaxy look. I believe I have all the colors right, I used Nicole by OPI’s Rich in Sprit, Sinful Colors Blueberry Hot Rod, Ice Blue, and Hottie. ┬áIt’s okay definitely not what I wanted but it worked.

This last week the prompt was Watermarble. I’ve tried water-marbling before and had a few hits along with misses so this was another good try to get better at it. I started off by painting all my nails with Taupe is Dope by Sinful Colors..I LOVE this color..It’s such a pretty color. It’s between a brown to a brown gray at times.

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For the water-marble, I used Sinful Colors YOLO Yellow & Gold Medal..along with Wet n Wild’s French White Creme. For once, I am truly over the moon satisfied with this water-marble manicure! It turned out pretty dang well! Until……I smudged my middle finger, but again whatcha gonna do? At least the water-marble finally turned out good.

What’s your thoughts on these manicures? I’m hoping to stay on track now but if things get busy again, I’ve got to focus on that first.

Chat later!

  • Liz

 

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Week 18: Half Moon – #31DC2017Weekly

Hey guys I’m back with another weekly manicure for the #31DC2017Weekly challenge. I’m slowly starting to get off track and burn out a little but I’ll get back on the tracks! I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do for this week..I don’t normally do half moons..only a handful of times. My creative side was not with me.

I started off by using one of my new polishes that I just posted about called Acid Test by Sinful Colors. It’s from their new pastel neon matte line. There are some pretty colors! This was color applied great, it only need 2 coats. I did not leave them matte though.

This is where the mani kinda went downhill. I wasn’t sure what color or how I wanted to do the half moon. I ended up going through my drawers and found half circle stickers to make the half moon on the bottom of my nails. I used Super Cooper by Sinful Colors, which has glitter that looks like crystal in a stone..it’s very pretty.

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Overall, this manicure isn’t my favorite..I wasn’t with it and could have done something totally different. What’s your thoughts?

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  • Liz

Sinful Colors Pastel Neon Collection

Hey guys! I’m pretty excited about this post and couldn’t wait to tell you about what I found. I’ve been checking Instagram quite a lot lately, waiting for new limited edition collections to come out from Sinful Colors. I saw a few posts about pastel colors but never found them in my local stores until this past week. I grabbed the four, I loved from first sight (haha)..there’s I believe 5 or 6 total in the collection. They are suppose to be pastel neons with a matte finish. I’ve been really liking matte and pastel colors lately too..so it’s a match.

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First one is Make A Scene! It’s slight bit darker than a bubblegum pink I think but still pastel and bright. I wouldn’t consider a super girly pink..but something everyone may like.

Second one is Lilac Out Loud! This is the first one I seen from a distance..it’s such a pretty purple. I’m horrible at describing colors, I’m trying. It may shift to a pink in certain lights but not sure till I give it a shot.

Acid Test is the third one (4th in the picture)..and I love greens especially this green. It’s not something I would typically run to, I’m more towards the minty greens but I couldn’t let this go. It’s a green with yellow hues.

Last but not least is Under The Inbluence (3rd in the picture)..I can’t walk away from blues either. This one reminds me of Candy Hearts another polish from a collection that I’ve shared a million times. It’s a baby blue shade..very pretty also!

If you know me, I’ll probably go grab the others from this collection just so I have them in my hands. Are you interested in any of these colors?

Chat later!

  • Liz

Week 17: Glitter – #31DC2017Weekly

Hi guys! I’m back on the correct week again. For how long? Who knows, haha! This week for the #31DCWeekly challenge the prompt was glitter. I didn’t want to go super crazy so I went easy.

I started off by using Mint Chip by Sinful Colors on all my nails. I seriously love this color..I wish I could find another bottle. It does dry matte but for this mani I applied a shine coat to it. It’s just the perfect mint green..everyone needs it!

Next, for the glitter I used Kanfetti which is part of the same collection as Mint Chip..Kandee Johnson collection. This glitter has white, blue, yellow-green glitters. I thought it would look great over the mint green.

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Like I said it was an easy one..but I LOVE it! All my favorite colors in it to be honest.

Thoughts?

Chat later!

Liz

Week 15: Delicate Print – #31DC2017Weekly

Hi guys! I’m back for week 15 of the #31DCWeekly manicure challenge. This week the theme was delicate print.

I started off by painting all my nails in Cheshire China by Sinful Colors. This is one of my favorites, it’s a porcelain matte finish and it just reminds me of vintage. It’s a light lavender, just so pretty I wish I grabbed another bottle when it was available!

I was searching my stamping plates for a delicate print and I noticed one that looks similar to lace. I thought it would look very well with the color I choose. I used Pueen stamping plate Fairytale Lover and the stamping polish that came with it. Once again, my stamping has improved! This time I also used a heavier layer of top coat and didn’t get the smearing I got before.

 

Overall, I love this manicure. It’s so just vintage and delicate feeling to me. What’s your thoughts?

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  • Liz

Week 11: Polka-Dots – #31DC2017Weekly

Hi guys! I’m back for my last week of catch up on the #31DC2017Weekly manicure challenge! After this post, I will be on the correct week as everyone else doing this challenge…this week was Polka-Dots.

I started off using Rise & Shine by Sinful Colors. I rarely use this color for some use but I think it’s very pretty and right up my alley. It does have some blue/green shimmer to it too.

For the polka-dots, I decided to go in a pattern instead of all over. I used to different sized dotting tools for the look. Colors I used were: French White Creme by Wet n Wild & Gold Medal by Sinful Colors.

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This manicure looked great until I put a top coat on. I guess I didn’t give it long enough to dry and I got texture marks on them.

Overall, I looked the way it looked besides the texture marks and smudges which are a bummer. What’s your thoughts on this manicure?

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  • Liz

Week 10: Gradient Nails -#31DC2017Weekly

Hey guys! It’s been almost a week since I have posted but I’m back for Week 10 of the #31DC2017Weekly manicure challenge..I will be caught up hopefully at the end of this week, finally!

I started off my painting all my nails using Petal Pushers by Essie. I typically don’t reach for my Essie polishes anymore but I’m trying to start again. I love this gray color because at times it has a purplish hue.

I’ve only done a gradient look a few times so this was a little tricky..even though it looks easy. I wanted to go for sunset colors so I used: YOLO Yellow by Sinful Colors, Lounge Lover by Essie, & Lavender Creme by Wet n Wild. I had to reapply several times..because I should have used white base! I wasn’t thinking very clear at all with this manicure.

I think it still looks great being that I’ve only done it a few times and could still use practice! What’s your thoughts?

Chat later!

  • Liz