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St. Patrick’s Day Nail Art 2014

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...

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China Glaze Gelaze Flying Dragon Swatch

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...

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3D Textured Diamond Plate Nails

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...

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Gelish Day Dream Confetti – Limited Edition

I happened to get my hands on a bottle of a limited edition Gelish polish called Day Dream Confetti.  It’s a flakie topper and was exclusively for sale for a limited time at Cosmoprof stores (which is for pros only) on Black Friday of last year.  You can read...

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Messy Mansion Stamping: Koi Fish & Water Nails

This is another mani that I created using a Messy Mansion stamping plate.  Plate MM29 has some awesome aquatic imagery including a koi fish, seahorse, mermaid and various water images.  I started with three coats of Couture Milano, a soft pale blue.  I stamped a water pattern onto each...

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