Cherry Blossom Nail Art

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Today I had to create a some last minute nail art for the Nail Polish Canada Holiday Nail Art Challenge. You can vote for me on that page at the bottom 🙂 It’s a three week contest, with a new theme each week. The first week is due today (leaving it last minute I know, but I just found out about it) and the theme is…

No money for Black Friday? Nail Art solves that problem

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I have one question for you. Who loves shopping? Black friday is around the corner, with many sales starting today. I’ve received more email newsletters with sales happening, than I know what to do with. But there’s just one little problem…my funds are limited on the amount of shopping I can do right now. Not only that, I know we all love a deal, but…

The First Snowfall – Pink Snowflake Nail Art

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Today was the first snowfall in Toronto. I woke up early, looked outside and the leaves and trees were lined with a gorgeous carpet of white fluffy snow. For the last few weeks I’ve seen christmas, US thanksgiving and Hanukkah nails around the nail art community and I have to say, I just haven’t been able to face the thought of winter or any of…

Gold Foil and Heart Nail Art Tutorial

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Has anyone else fallen back in love with gold over the last few years? I went from loving gold in the 90s to hating it in the 2000s and then for the last few years, have fallen back in love with it. Not only do I love gold again, I love mixing and matching gold and silver (a complete faux pas for me a few…

Smiley Faces Mix and Match Nail Art Tutorial

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It’s grey and freezing in Toronto and the thought of christmas nails today just wasn’t exciting me. I need some happiness and joy in my life today (don’t we all on Mondays?) so I decided to do a smiley face! I love the look of mix and match nail art and I have a feeling I’m going to start doing them a lot!  I had…

Hunger Games Catching Fire Nail Art Tutorial

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Everywhere I look, it seems the whole world is obsessed with The Hunger Games and is/was gearing up for the Catching Fire release this week (my friend went to the midnight first showing opening night). I designed some Catching Fire nailart to help get in the mood for the film. I wonder if Jennifer Lawrence, aka ‘Katniss’ (who wouldn’t love to be named Katniss?) would…

Comic Book Nails – Betty Boom Nail Art

    Comic book nails (Boom, Pow, Bang, Zap nails) have been hot in the nail art community for a while now. My favourite design was created by Naomi Misu at Tips Nail Bar in Toronto for the lovely Karen Kwan who blogs about Beauty and Swellness. Check out Naomi’s work on these nails!   There are lots of variations to comic book nails that…

Glitter Placement Nail Art – Gold Meets Black

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I’ve been playing around with glitter placement over the last few weeks, ever since I met the awesome Laura from http://www.polishallthenails.com/ who is the absolute expert when it comes to glitter placement. I have to say, it’s not nearly as time consuming as I thought and simple designs are a lot easier than I thought too! If you’re at all weary…don’t be. It’s fun, easy and…

My First Zoya Polish – Zoya “Hunter”

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  I’ve heard a lot of great things about Zoya polish, but I haven’t had the chance to try it yet…until now. I decided that my first color would be something off my usual beaten track ( pinks, purples and blues) and tried something totally different for me – Zoya “Hunter” which is a creamy forest green color. Zoya Hunter is a cream base which…

Nail Art with Mariah Carey for OPI Wonderous Star

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When I got a few new polishes from the Mariah Carey Christmas collection by OPI  I knew that my first one to try had to be Wonderous Star. I decided against doing a regular swatch (because I’m hitting the town for a girls night out tonight), and instead added some nail art accents to my gorgeous Wonderous Star polish.     Wonderous Star is a sparkly…