Gelish Trends: Too Tough To Be Sweet & Feel Me On Your Fingertips Swatches

Gelish Trends: Too Tough To Be Sweet & Feel Me On Your Fingertips Swatches 8

I’m almost done swatching all of the Gelish Trends – only one more to go after today!  You can view all of my other ones over on my Gelish swatch gallery page.  The first one shown here is Feel Me On Your Fingertips.  It’s a purple glitter topper with a clear base.  I applied three(…)

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St. Patrick’s Day Nail Art 2014

St. Patrick’s Day Nail Art 2014 3

I’m getting in the spirit for St. Patrick’s Day with this festive nail art.  I purchased some shamrock nail art stickers from Etsy last year and have kept them on hand for this occasion.  I’m really happy with how this manicure turned out.  The sticker decal worked wonderfully.  I see that they are now sold(…)

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Black and Red Gothic Nails with Cross & Gelaze Liquid Leather Swatch

Black and Red Gothic Nails with Cross & Gelaze Liquid Leather Swatch 8

I picked up these cross studs from the Born Pretty Store and I’ve been trying to decide what to do with them. I was inspired by Candy Coated Talons to use red foils over black polish to create a gothic look. I started with three coats of Gelaze Liquid Leather. Normally I would stick the(…)

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Ibd Just Gel – Precious Peridot Swatch

Ibd Just Gel – Precious Peridot Swatch 16

I just bought 15 new ibd Just Gel polishes, the 8 Gelaze colors that I showed in my last post and a few Fingerpaints, so there are lots of swatches coming soon! This is a swatch of ibd Precious Peridot, which is a hard color to explain. In some lights it looks very green and(…)

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China Glaze Gelaze Flying Dragon Swatch

China Glaze Gelaze Flying Dragon Swatch 54

Sally Beauty Supply had a Buy-One, Get-One Free (BOGO) coupon this week, and I took advantage of it and picked up some of the new China Glaze gel polishes called Gelaze.  I believe there are 40 colors out currently (correction: there are 34 colors), and I bought 8 of them.  My favorite of the bunch(…)

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3D Textured Diamond Plate Nails

3D Textured Diamond Plate Nails 27

I’ve seen some really cool 3D textured nails popping up on Instagram and Pinterest, so I decided to experiment to see if I could create a textured look using just soak-off gel polish.  I think the result turned out pretty cool!  I ended up with this industrial look that resembles a diamond plate pattern.  I(…)

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