Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Step by step gradient leopard mani

Hi,
Today I'll show you an animal print gradient manicure and the tutorial.
Here's the final look:

I started with two coats of piCture pOlish - Marine and over it I applied Jolfin - Blanc
diagonal, using a sponge. After I applied Zoya - Malia using the same technique.

Then I applied Deborah Lippmann - Today was a fairytale, which fits the design perfectly.
I stamped the leopard design from Konad m57 image plate using Konad Special Black.
I finished with a clear top coat. You can see the final result in the first pictures.

What do you think?

Saturday, 28 May 2011

Mauve french mani with bows

Hi,
Today I'll show you mauve french-bow manicure.
I started with three thin coats of Essie - Nice is Nice and then I applied
BB Cream Boutique - Sequins Ruby Purple on the tips.
I stamped the bow from m56 image plate with Jolfin - Blanc to contrast the colors.

What do you think?

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Allarm! - summer is here

Hi,
Today I'll show you a summer manicure I did with Konad m78 image plate.
I started with two coats of Illamasqua - Gamma and then I stamped the design
with Illamasqua - Allarm. I finished with a clear top coat.

What do you think?

Saturday, 21 May 2011

Lonely/Loved explosion

Hi,
Today I'll show you a manicure I did with H5 image plate from Chez Delaney.
I started with two coats of Claire's Lonely/Loved and then I stamped the design with
Konad Special balck. I applied a light blue rhinestone in the middle of the design and then
applied a clear top coat.

What do you think?


This is how Claire's Lonely/Loved looks like without any design stamped:

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Gold & black mani

Hi,
Today I'll show you a cute gold & black manicure. I used Avon Gold lustre for the tips of the nails and then I stamped the image from Konad m29 image plate. I applied some gold steel balls in the middle of the flowers. I finished with a clear top coat. What do you think?

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Cute turtles

Hi,
Today I'll show you a manicure with turtles that came out really cute.
I started with 3 coats of AQMORE - Dream and then I stamped the turtles from
plate H20 with Konad Special green.
I applied some green rhinestones as shells and applied a clear top coat.

What do you think?


You can buy AQMORE polishes from Youniquenails for $10.9 .
You can buy the image plate from Chez Delaney for 4.10€ .

Monday, 16 May 2011

Rising hearts - Disco nails

Hi,
Today I'll show you a cute black-white-purple manicure.
As a base color I used two coats of AQMORE -Winter. It really surprised me how fast it dries and how opaque it is. I needed a second coat just to make it look more perfect and shiney.

After, I applied a sparkling purple from BB Cream Boutique, called Sequins Ruby Purple
Then I stamped the design from m83 image plate with Konad Special Black.
I finished with a clear top coat.


What do you think?

You can buy AQMORE polishes from Youniquenails for $10.9

Sunday, 15 May 2011

AQMORE nail polishes

Hi,
Today I'll show you another nail polish brand that uses natural ingredients. They have water-based nail polishes that protects your nails from yellowing and other damages. This polishes are made of natural ingredients, contains no organic solvents, which will not hurt your skin and nails. Here you can see the difference between AQMORE nail polish and other regular polish. They say that this is what happens with your nails, too:

They have a lot of pretty shades. I got Winter, Dream and Summer.
They are very pigmented and easy to apply. The coverage is perfect after a single coat and
they dry really fast.

You can buy them from Youniquenails and each polish costs $10,90.

Saturday, 14 May 2011

Bow Bow Bow

Hi,
Today I'll show you another "bow" cute manicure.
I started with two coat of Essie - Nice is Nice and then I applied one coat of
Pure Ice - China girl diagonally. I stamped the bow from m59 image plate
with Jolfin Blanc and finished with a top coat.

What do you think?

Friday, 13 May 2011

May&June Giveaways

Here are some giveaways you should enter this month.
Enter before May 27th

Deadline is June 4th

Enter before June 10th

Ends on June 14th
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Enter before June 20th

Ends on June 25th

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Deadline is July 10th

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

French-hearted manicure

Hi,
Today I'll show you a cute manicure I did with H5 image plate from Chez Delaney.
I started with two coats of Jesse's Girl - JulieG and then I stamped the heart pattern
from H5 plate. I applied a top coat at the end.

What do you think?

Sunday, 8 May 2011

Bleu-marine

Hi
Today I'll show you a cute blue & white manicure.
I applied two coats of Pure Ice - French Kiss on all nails except on the ring finger.
I used for that two coats of Flormar M003 White. I stamped the dots from m79
Konad image plate with Jolfin Blanc. I stamped the bow from m59 plate with
Konad Special blue and then I applied a blue rhinestone in center.
I finished with Konad Special top coat.

What do you think?

Friday, 6 May 2011

$50 Apothica gift card giveaway [CLOSED]


Hi,
I have a new giveaway for you sponsored by a big cosmetic products
company called Apothica. Apothica carries a lot of brands like Essie and other
amazing hair, skin and make-up products, even perfume. Now you have the chance
to win a $50 gift certificate to buy anything you want from their site.


This giveaway is opened internationally, but make sure that Aphotica ships to your country.
You can enter by the 31st of May 2011.

To enter this giveaway you must be a follower of my blog and comment one of my
non-giveaway posts. Feel free to comment now if you haven't yet. I also need your
email adress to contact you if you win and your country to check if Apothica ships there.

To get some extra entries you may:
-blog about this giveaway (3 extra entries)
- like Apothica page on Facebook (1 extra entry)
-follow Apothica on Twitter (1 extra entry)
*Don't forget to leave your follower name for Twitter and Facebook so I can check.

Entries in comments won't be accepted, so please fill the form bellow.

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Thursday, 5 May 2011

Cute nail snails

Hi,
Today I'll show you a manicure made with H20 image plate from Chez Delaney.
I started with two coats of Illamasqua - Bacterium and then I stamped
the snails using Jolfin - Blanc.
I applied some steel balls on the each two small antennas and finished with a top coat.

What do you think?

Monday, 2 May 2011

Crazy citrus

Hi,
Today I'll show you a konadicure with m73 image plate.
Firstly, I applied two coats of piCture pOlish - Citrus and then I applied a sparking red
from BB Cream Boutique on tips.
I stamped the image with Jolfin Blanc.

What do you think?