Born Pretty Store Nail Art Brush Review + Happy Independence Day Barbados!!

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Happy Monday!,

How are you doing? I'm alright slowly getting better. My voice is almost back to normal. I hope that you had a fantastic Thanksgiving (for those of you who celebrated) and that you didn't completely go broke over the Black Friday sales that were happening all over! Lol.

Today is Independence Day for Barbados (which is what my background is) and I figured I would take a chance and draw the flag on my nails. I did this using the Ongle Liner Drawing Pen which was sent to me by Born Pretty Store. See more after the jump! 

Barbados Nails

Christmas Leopard Print Tutorial

Hey Beautiful People!,

How was your weekend? Mine was good. Can't complain. Spent all weekend pretty much trying to make sure that I can get back to myself and have more energy to do my nails as well as work on my blog. This cold has also thrown off my making of tutorials. But I'm still trying. I have the tutorial for the Christmas Leopard Print that I shared recently. Hope you like this!

Step-By-Step Instructions:
  1. Apply base coat of your choice
  2. Administer the base color of your choosing and allow it to dry thoroughly 
  3. Apply dry fast top coat and allow to dry
  4. Using your dotting tool and your second and third color of choice place some dots randomly as done above 
  5. Using the smaller end of your dotting tool or just a smaller sized dotting tool in general (can also be done using a toothpick), create C's around the dots that were previously made using black 
  6. Add some smaller dots in between the larger dots that are currently there
  7. Clean up any excess polish from around your cuticles using a brush lightly dipped in pure acetone
  8. Apply fast drying top coat and allow to dry!
I hope you enjoyed this one as much as I enjoyed filming it! Are you excited for Christmas

HPB Presents: Monochromatic Purple


Happy Sunday!,

How have you been? I've been here recovering from that cold I've been complaining about lately. I think it's safe to say that I'm actually starting to feel better. I don't sound like a man anymore, so yay me! LOL. 

Well it's that time of month again. Time for another Hobby Polish Bloggers Link Up. For those of you who don't know the HPB is a group of wonderful ladies that come together each month to create and share our manis with each other. Everyone in this group is very friendly and helpful! This months theme is Monochromatic and the color I chose is purple because why not!?

HPB Presents: Monochromatic Purple

Christmas Leopard Print

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It's Thursday!,

How has your day been so far? Mine has been alright for the most part. This week I've just been trying to get as much sleep as possible when I can since I have this nasty cold. Well seeing as there is now officially less than a month until Christmas I figured why not start doing some Christmas Themed manis. So I'm going to try and squeeze in as many as I can along with my other posts as well. To start off I went with a simple Christmas Themed Leopard Print

Christmas Leopard Print

O.P.I. 50 Years Of Style Swatches & Review

Hey Beautiful People!,

How are you? The week is almost over aren't you happy? I also wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving to those of you who will be celebrating it today. On my nails today I have a swatch of this beautiful gold polish by O.P.I.. I figured this would be a great color to wear all year round but also especially for the Christmas Holidays. See more after the jump! 

O.P.I. 50 Years Of Style

WNAC November 2015: Shattered Glass

Hey Polishers!,

How are you doing?? I'm still here just battling this cold. I do feel like I have a bit more energy than I did yesterday so that's good at least. I'm back with the third prompt from the WNAC November 2015. This challenge is hosted by +Simply Nailogical@missbellatracey, and @kgrdnr. The theme for the month of November is Elegant and the prompt for the third week was Shattered Glass.

WNAC November 2015: Shattered Glass

China Glaze Ghouls Night Out Collection Swatches & Review

Hey Polishers!,

How goes it? I'm still sick and have body aches. What a time for me to get sick honestly. I know this collection has been out for sometime now and that Thanksgiving/Christmas (depending on where you are) is almost here, but I won the China Glaze Ghouls Night Out Collection when Paola from NailPolishPursuit held a giveaway for them. So of course I wanted to share them and use them before the year was over! Let's get started!

China Glaze Ghouls Night Out

Essie Velvet Voyage

Happy Monday!,

How was your weekend? Mine was spent trying to recover from this cold that I unfortunately still have. Boo! Honestly when I get a cold it seems like it wants to last forever lol. So um we're in the last week of  November. Can you believe it? I literally can't even okay. Lol. Alright enough of my rambling. Today I have this Essie polish which was purchased by me during my IMATS 2015 Haul. Let's take a look shall we?

Essie Velvet Voyage

Mermaid Scales Nail Art Tutorial

Hey Loves!,
How are you? I'm still here battling this cold and of course my daughter got sick too. Not cool man! Guess what? I have a tutorial! I know right? Long time. I'm honestly going to try to get better at making, editing and getting them up. But it's not easy guys okay! Lol. This is the tutorial for the Born Pretty Store Ocean Nail Decorations & Nail Art that I shared recently. You can find all the polishes and products that I used at the link. Hope you enjoy this tutorial and I really hope to keep them coming more often for you!
Step-By-Step Instructions:
  1.  Apply base coat of your choice
  2. Once dry, use any base color that you would like and allow to dry thoroughly. Using a fast drying top coat can assist with this.
  3. Make sure polish is completely dry before place nail stencil or you could peel up your base color.
  4. Place stencil as shown above
  5. Using your second color of choice, apply polish over stencil as shown
  6. While polish is still wet, quickly remove the stencil. '
  7. Clean up any polish that may have gotten on your cuticles by using a brush lightly dipped in pure acetone
  8. Apply top coat
  9. Apply a clear polish or nail glue to where you will be placing your nail decorations.
  10. Place them as shown above
  11. Allow to dry and your you're all finished!

Not to lengthy right? What did you think of this one? Is it something that you would wear? Let's chat below!

Born Pretty Store Ocean Nail Decoration & Nail Art

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Happy Saturday!,

How has your week been? Mine was okay and then I came down with a cold on Wednesday and have just pretty much been sick lol. I honestly haven't had energy to do anything but I'm really trying. Well today I have a review of some Ocean Nail Decorations which was sent to me by Born Pretty Store. See more after the jump!

Born Pretty Store Ocean Nail Art Studs

Sea Siren

Happy hump day!,

Can you believe that it's the middle of the week already?! I can't. Honestly lately (not sure if it's just me) I feel like there just aren't enough hours in the day. I don't ever remember time moving this quickly when I was younger. Am I the only one that feels this way? Today I'll be sharing a gorgeous polish by L.A. Colors. See more after the jump! 

L.A. Colors Sea Siren

Mauve, Black & Studs

Hey There!,

How are you! I'm alright. Are you excited for the holidays coming up? My daughter sure is. She is ready to have the Christmas tree put up and the house decorated lol. Today I have some easy nail art to show you. I'm in between liking these and not liking these. But I'll let you be the judge! 

Mauve, Black & Studs

Orly Fowl Play

Happy Monday!,

How was your weekend? Mine was good. On Sunday I took my daughter to the Santa Clause Parade. When that happens we know Christmas is going to be her soon. It was weird though because it was rather warm outside. I mean to the point where we could watch the parade without our jackets and hats on! Lol. I've had this Orly polish in my untried stash for a while now and I don't know why I never used it sooner. Let's take a look! 

Orly Fowl Play

O.P.I. Schnapps Out Of It Swatches & Review

Hey Polishers!,

How are you doing? Can you believe that we're in the second last week of November already? I literally feel as if I'm in a time warp or something LOL. Today I'll be sharing this gorgeous polish by O.P.I. with you. See more after the jump! 

O.P.I. Schnapps Out Of It

WNAC November 2015: Watercolor

Happy Saturday!,

I hope that your day is going fantastic and that you get to relax this weekend!. I'm back with this weeks prompt for the WNAC November 2015 is Watercolor. This is another one of those techniques that I've seen done a million times but have never actually attempted to try it myself. Well that changed today! 

WNAC November 2015: Watercolor

China Glaze Are You Jelly? Swatches & Review

It's Friday!,

That means it's time for the weekend! Are you doing anything exciting? My daughter has a P.A. Day today and there's a bring your kid to school event going on at my school later in the evening so I figured we could go to that. There's supposed to be face paining, a movie, and some other activities I'm sure that she'll enjoy. Any who I have this polish which was purchased during my IMATS 2015 Haul to share with you. Meet China Glaze Are You Jelly?.

China Glaze Are You Jelly?

WNAC November 2015 : Movember

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Hey Beautiful People!,

How goes it? I had one of those restless nights where you just keep tossing and turning. Not fun at all. It's time for another month of WNAC. If you don't know the WNAC (Weekly Nail Art Challenge) is hosted by by +Simply Nailogical@missbellatracey, and @kgrdnr. The theme for November is Elegant and the prompt for the first week was Movember. Let's take a look at what I came up with! 

WNAC November 2015: Movember

L.A. Colors Jewel Tone

Hi Lovelies!,

How was your day today? Mine was okay. Another long day doing some running around with my mother. I will be sharing one of my L.A. Colors polishes that I purchased as part of my Birthday Haul in September. Anyone who knows me knows that this polish was going to be coming home with me my favorite color (purple) is in it. Let's take look!

L.A. Colors Jewel Tone

Born Pretty Store Peacock Feather Water Decals Review

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Hey Polishers!,

How goes it? I'm actually kind of tired. Who told me to stay up so late! Lol. Today I have these lovely Peacock Feather Water Decals to share with you. I have never tried using water decals before and keep saying to myself that I should give them a try. So when Born Pretty Store asked me to do a review for them I knew exactly what I was going to try! Let's see how these turned out for me.

Born Pretty Store Peacock Feather Water Decals

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Fragments & Chaos Collection Swatches & Review

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Happy Monday!,

How was your weekend? Mine was alright I don't have any complaints. Guess what!? I have a new to me indie brand to share with you! I hope you enjoy these polishes as much as I did. Today's indie polish is Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer. The collection is called Fragments & Chaos and it's a tribute to Studio Ghibli. Without further ado let's get started because I'm super excited to share these great polishes with you! 

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Fragments & Chaos Collection

Black Friday Nail Blogger Paypal Giveaway!


Some of my favorite bloggers have joined forces again to bring you all this epic giveaway just in time for those Black Friday sales! Read on to see the rules and enter for your chance to win!

Delicate Stamping - Stamping Saturdays #10

Happy Saturday! 

How has your day been? Mine has been somewhat productive so I can't complain. It's about 5:07pm here in Toronto and it's starting to get very dark out! Thanks Daylight Savings. Lol. Anyways today I have another Stamping Saturdays post to share with you. For those of you who don't know Stamping Saturdays is a group of fantastic ladies on Facebook who come together and share our love for stamping. Let's take a look at what I came up with this week! 

Delicate Stamping - Stamping Saturdays #10

CBL Subtle Little Number Swatches & Review

Happy Friday!,

Do you have any exciting plans for this weekend? Or are you just planning on relaxing? I've got a few things to deal with so hopefully this weekend will be a productive one! Today I have a new to me indie brand to share with you called Colors By Llarowe (CBL). I've seen this indie brand all over and have heard nothing but wonderful things. So I finally decided to try out out of CBL polishes. Alright let's get started! 

CBL Subtle Little Number

Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Crushed

Hi Polishers!,

How has your week been thus far? I hope that it was well. The weather over here is really dreary today and it's making me want to sleep lol. I'll be sharing this gorgeous polish from the Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear line that I've had sitting unused for way too long! See more after the jump!

Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Crushed

October TOPBOX Review

Hey Loves!,

How are you? I'm doing okay. The weather over here is starting to get cooler so this evening I took my daughter out to drive her car before the snow comes and it gets colder lol. Today I'll be sharing with you what I got in my October 2015 TOPBOX. Here we go! 

October 2015 TOPBOX

Blue & White Stamping

Happy Hump Day!,

How are you doing? I'm okay. Could be better. There's a lot going on and I'm just trying my best to cope with it. Hopefully things change for the better soon. Today I have some stamping nail art to share with you and I really like how this one turned out. Let's take a look shall we! 

Blue & White Stamping

Simple Dotticure

Happy Monday!,

How has your day been so far? Mine was okay. Can't complain. I did this very simple dotticure nail art using the polishes that were part of Square Hue The Decades 1990 Collection. You can find a review of those polishes here. Let's get started! 

Simple Dotticure

Nina Ultra Pro Cobalt

Hey Polishers!,


How are you doing? Well it's November! That means there's pretty much two whole months left before the Christmas Holidays. I hope that you had a fantastic and safe Halloween. Did you do anything exciting? I took my daughter Trick Or Treatin' and she was dressed up as Doc Mc.Stuffins. Lol. Any who today I will be sharing this beautiful polish from Nina Ultra Pro. See more after the jump!

Nina Ultra Pro Cobalt

October 2015 Monthly Mani Favorites

Hey There!,

Well it's a new month already! I can't believe how fast time is moving.There's only two more months left in the year! Today I'm going to share my October 2015 Monthly Mani Favorites with you all! Down below I there will be links to each individual mani! Enjoy!
October 2015: Monthly Mani Favorites
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