Nail Of The Day – Sally Hansen Sugar Coat 260 Candy Corn, Sleek Nailed By Sleek Quick Drying Polish 22 Florida & Stamping / 31 Day Nail Art Challenge #2 Orange Nails

Hi there! Today’s post is about the second mani I did for the 31 Day Nail Art Challenge – it’s challenge #2 ORANGE NAILS.

For this mani I painted my nails with Sally Hansen Sugar Coat 260 Candy Corn (3 coats, pinkies, ring fingers) and with Sleek‘s Quick Drying Polish 22 Florida (2 coats over a white base, middle and index fingers, thumbs).

I needed a white base because Sleek’s orange polish isn’t of great quality. It’s incredibly thin, and I doubt that even 4 coats would have been enough. I also found that this polish took ages to dry. Yikes! It’s obvious why Sleek discontinued this nail polish collection!

The stamping plate I used is the my trusted unbranded Flowers 02 plate. The black polish I stamped with is Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto.

I liked this mani – especially the textured polish. I didn’t like textured polishes when they were the rage a few years ago, but I do like them now! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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Nail Of The Day – Revlon Colorstay 120 Red Carpet, Rimmel 60 Seconds 831 Magic Stardust & Water Decals / 31 Day Nail Art Challenge #1 Red Nails

Hi there! Happy Monday! This week’s going to be NAIL WEEK, so I’ll be posting about manis only.

I’ve also decided to redo the 31 Day Nail Art Challenge. I’ve done it before (I’ve completed it in summer 2017), and I want to do it again – but on my own terms. I won’t be doing 31 manis in 31 Days, but over the next couple of months.

I might also skip a few individual challenges and replace them with something else, but I’ll try not to pick and choose too much. 🙂

Alright! For this mani, which is challenge #1 RED NAILS, I painted my nails (pinkies, ring fingers) with Revlon Colorstay 120 Red Carpet (2 coats).

I used water decals on my thumbs, index and middle fingers. I tore one of the decals, and another one ended up looking very wrinkly. So I decided to cover up the mistakes with glitter. I chose Rimmel 60 Seconds 831 Magic Stardust.

I liked this mani, and I am looking forward to using decals more often. Just a few weeks ago I bought around 130 sheets of nail decals, so I better use them! 🙂

And just in case, these are the individual nail art challenges:

1 Red Nails
2 Orange Nails
3 Yellow Nails
4 Green Nails
5 Blue Nails
6 Violet Nails
7 Black & White Nails
8 Metallic Nails
9 Rainbow Nails
10 Gradient Nails
11 Polka Dots
12 Stripes
13 Animal Print
14 Flowers
15 Delicate Print
16 Tribal Print
17 Glitter
18 Half Moons
19 Galaxies
20 Water Marble
21 Inspired By A Color
22 Inspired By A Song
23 Inspired By A Movie
24 Inspired By A Book
25 Inspired By Fashion
26 Inspired By A Pattern
27 Inspired By Artwork
28 Inspired By A Flag
29 Inspired By The Supernatural
30 Inspired By A Tutorial
31 Encore – Recreate A Favourite

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 8 – 14 April 2019

Hi there! Happy Sunday! Today’s post is about all the posts I’ve writted this week. So if you’ve missed a post that you might have liked… read on to see what I’ve written about. 🙂

Monday 8 Apr – Nail Of The Day
Tuesday 9 Apr – Valjean Labs Glow Face Mask

Monday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
On Tuesday I reviewed a face mask. Click here to read the post.

Wednesday 10 Apr – Original Source Passionfruit And Jojoba Milk Shower Milk, Original Source Mouthwatering Orange Shower Gel

On Wednesday I reviewed 2 shower gels. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 11 Apr – Nail Of The Day
Friday 12 Apr – Garnier Body Repair Anti-Dryness Restoring Lotion

Thursday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
And on Friday I reviewed a body lotion. Click here to read the post.

This is already it for this week. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Revlon Colorstay 290 Midnight & Stamping With MoYou London Animals 05

Hi there! I have a Nail Of The Day post for you today. 🙂

For this mani I painted my nails with Revlon Colorstay 290 Midnight (2 coats). I love this polish (I love quite a few Revlon Colorstay polishes because they’re awesome).

I used my (relatively new) MoYou London Animals 05 plate – which I bought because it has a number of marine images. I own several stamping plates with marine images, and I’ve done quite a few marine manis over the years – and I know I’ll be doing many more!

The light blue polish I stamped with is Orly Snow Cone. It’s not a stamping polish, but it stamps perfectly. 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Rimmel Lycra Pro 416 Night Flight & Stamping With Pueen 76

Hi there! I have a Nail Of The Day post for you today. 🙂

For this mani I painted my nails with Rimmel Lycra Pro 416 Night Flight (2 coats). I love everything about this polish – the colour is gorgeous, the polish dries reasonably quickly, and it doesn’t stain. Great stuff!

I went for a quick and easy to do mani. For the images I used Pueen‘s 76 plate (which is part of Pueen‘s Buffet Leisure stamping plate collection) and Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Presto Pewter.

I really liked this mani. The two colours look great together, and the images transferred very well.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 1 – 7 April 2019

Hi there! It’s the last day of the week, so it’s time for my weekly blog recap. Read on if you’d like to know what I’ve written about this past week. 🙂

Monday 1 Apr – March Empties

Monday’s post was about all the products I said goodbye to in March. Click here to read the post.

Tuesday 2 Apr – Nail Of The Day
Wednesday 3 Apr – Skin Treats Unicorn Hydrating Sheet Mask

On Tuesday I showed you a mani I did not too long ago. Click here to read the post.
And on Wednesday I reviewed a face mask. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 4 Apr – Nourish Balance Refining Toning Mist

Thursday’s post was about the face mist I’m using at the moment. Click here to read the review.

Friday 5 Apr – MakeUp Revolution Re-Loaded Marvellous Mattes

On Friday I reviewed an eyeshadow palette. Click here to read the post.

This is it for this week. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Rimmel Lasting Finish Pro 370 Wild Orchid, Sally Hansen Sugar Coat 600 Sour Apple + 210 Royal Icing & Stamping With Pueen 114

Hi there! Today’s post is about a mani. 🙂

For this mani I painted my nails with Rimmel Lasting Finish Pro 370 Wild Orchid (middle and index fingers, thumbs, 2 coats).

For the images I used Pueen‘s 114 plate (which is part of Pueen‘s Make Your Day collection), Rimmel 60 Seconds 820 Hot Black To Go and Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure 819 Coat Of Arms.

On my ring fingers and pinkies I used Sally Hansen Sugar Coat 600 Sour Apple (pale green, 2 coats) and Sally Hansen Sugar Coat 210 Royal Icing (sheer turquoise with pink shimmer, 1 coat as a top coat). 🙂

I liked this mani a lot. I’ve rediscovered textured polishes, and I love purple nails with black and gold accents. And this mani has both! What colour nail polish are you wearing at the moment? Feel free to get in touch via the comments. And thanks for stopping by!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde