Weekly Recap 10 – 16 Jul 2017

Hi there! Today’s post is a quick summary of what I’ve been up to on my blog this week. If you’ve missed a post that might have interested you, this is your chance to catch up.

Monday 10 Jul – Nail Of The Day / Nail Art Challenge
Tuesday 11 Jul – Montagne Jeunesse Berry Sorbet Peel Off

Monday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
On Tuesday I reviewed Montagne Jeunesse’s Berry Sorbet Peel Off. Click here to read the post.

Wednesday 12 Jul – L’Oréal Elvive Nutri Gloss Crystal Shampoo & Conditioner

Wednesday’s post was about L’Oréal’s Elvive Nutri Gloss Crystal hair products. If you’d like to read the post, click here.

Thursday 13 Jul – Dolly’s Mixtures Strawberry Daiquiri Shower Gel
Friday 14 Jul – Nail Of The Day / Nail Art Challenge

On Thursday I reviewed Dolly’s Mixtures’ Strawberry Daiquiri shower gel. Click here to read the post.
And Friday’s post was another nail post. Click here to read it.

And this is already it for this week. Thanks for reading. And enjoy the rest of the weekend. 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Nail Art Challenge #30 Inspired By A Tutorial

Hi there! Today’s post is about another mani I did for the 31 Days Nail Art Challenge. This mani is for challenge #30 Inspired By A Tutorial.

I was looking for cute and summery mani ideas online – and I found an easy looking tutorial for melon nails.

I tried to recreate those melon nails but, of course, I failed miserably. So I came up with a much easier melon mani (well, sort of).

For this mani I painted my nails with Astor Fashion Studio 002 Cotton Candy (pinky, ring and middle fingers, 2 coats) and Sally Hansen Insta-Dri 50 In Record Lime (index fingers, thumbs, 2 coats).

I applied loose black glitter hexagons (the only black glitter I have) to my middle fingers, and I top-coated all my nails with Orly Love Each Other.

I think this mani turned out alright. I have zero (nail) art skills, I can’t even draw a straight line. However, I’m proud of myself for coming up with a simple ‘solution’. So whilst the mani didn’t turn out the way I hoped, I was inspired by a tutorial. So somehow I actually nailed this challenge! Now wait for my interpretation of kiwi nails! 😀

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Astor Lacque Deluxe 875 Electric Blue & Essence Glamaxy Top Coat 34 Glamaxy Far, Far Away / Nail Art Challenge #31 Recreate A Favourite – Blue Nails

Hi there! Today’s Nail Of The Day post is about a simple mani I did recently.

For this mani I painted my nails with Astor Lacque Deluxe 875 Electric Blue (2 coats). I love this polish. The formula is a dream and the colour is amazing.

The cute flakie topper is Essence Glamaxy Top Coat 34 Glamaxy Far, Far Away. I bought this topper recently, and I’m glad I did!

I really liked this mani. It was a very simple mani, but it was really pretty.

With this mani I’ve also completed challenge #31 of the 31 Days Nail Art Challenge. Awesome! However, I might redo two more challenges – galaxy nails and glitter nails! 🙂

How do you like this mani? Do you love flakie top coats? Feel free to get in touch via the comments. Thanks for stopping by!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 3 – 9 Jul 2017

Hi there! Today’s post is my weekly blog recap. If you’ve missed a post that might have interested you, this is your chance to catch up. 🙂

Monday 3 Jul – June 2017 Empties

On Monday I told you about all the products I finished in June. Click here to read the post.

Tuesday 4 Jul – Nail Of The Day / Nail Art Challenge
Wednesday 5 Jul – Superdrug Argan Oil Clay Mask

Tuesday’s post was about a mani I did recently. Click here to read the post.
On Wednesday I reviewed Superdrug’s Argan Oil Clay Mask. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 6 Jul – Claire’s Meringue Flavoured Lip Balm

Thursday’s post was about Claire’s Meringue Flavoured Lip Balm. Click here to read the post.

Friday 7 Jul – Radox Revive & Uplifting Shower Gels

Friday’s post was about Radox’s Revive and Uplifting shower gels. Click here to read the post.

This is it for this week. I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Nail Art Challenge #10 Gradient Nails

Hi there! If you read my blog you probably know that I’m doing the 31 Days Nail Art Challenge.

I have a few more manis to do, but today’s mani, my entry for challenge #10 Gradient Nails, gets me a little closer to the finish line.

I used these nail colours:
Astor Fashion Studio 002 Cotton Candy (pinky),
Revlon Colorstay 050 Passionate Pink (ring finger),
L’Oréal Color Riche 210 Shocking Pink (middle finger),
L’Oréal Color Riche 211 Opulent Pink (index finger, thumb),
Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Xtreme Wear 235 Supernova (glitter topper).

I really like this mani. I’m satisfied that I’ve chosen the right nail colours (which isn’t as easy as you might think) and the right glitter topper. What do you think? Feel free to let me know. And thanks for stopping by! I appreciate it!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Nail Art Challenge #28 Inspired By A Flag

Hi there! Today’s post is about another mani I did for the 31 Days Nail Art Challenge. And this mani is for challenge #28 Inspired By A Flag.

This challenge is (well, was) one of the few that I thought I might have to skip. However, I remembered that Canada Day is just around the corner. And I also have quite a few Canadian blogging buddies, so I thought I could do Canada nails. 😉

I didn’t have any stamping plates with large maple leaf images, and I couldn’t draw a maple leaf if my life depended on it. So I opted for a stamping image that featured small maple leaves.

Which products did I use? I chose Boots No 7 Devil’s Delight as my red base colour. The white nail polish I used for the accent nail is MUA White Wash. The red stamping colour is Rimmel 60 Seconds 320 Red Ruby, and the stamping plate is an unbranded one that’s just called CF-17.

I really like how this mani turned out! One of the maple leaves didn’t stamp perfectly, but all in all I’m happy with this mani.

How do you like this mani? And if you’re Canadian – will you try a Canada Day mani? Feel free to get in touch via the comments. And thanks for reading!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 19 – 25 Jun 2017

Hi there! I hope everyone had a great week so far. Today’s post is my weekly recap. If you read on, I’ll tell you what I’ve been up to on my blog. 🙂

Monday 19 Jun – Superdrug Vitamin C Boost Body Butter Mango & Papaya

On Monday I reviewed Superdrug’s Mango & Papaya Body Butter. Click here to read the post.

Tuesday 20 Jun – Haul!

Tuesday’s post was about all the new products I bought recently. Click here to read the post.

Wednesday 21 Jun – Nail Of The Day / Nail Art Challenge
Thursday 22 Jun – Superdrug Manuka Honey Peel-Off Mask

Wednesday post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read the post.
And on Thursday I reviewed Superdrug’s Manuka Honey Peel-Off Mask. Click here to read the post.

Friday 23 Jun – Moschino Toujours Glamour

Friday’s post was about Moschino’s Toujours Glamour EdT, shower gel and body lotion. Click here to read the post.

This is it for this week. I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde