Nail Of The Day – Beauty UK Purple & Foils

Hi there! I’ve got a Nail Of The Day post for you today.

For this mani I painted my nails with a purple Beauty UK polish (2 coats) that came in a nail polish gift set. I think this purple polish is fantastic (formula, brush, application, opacity, drying time) – but it’s too bad it doesn’t have a name!

Initially I wanted to stamp. However, I decided to do a foil mani.

I used a random gold foil and some leftover fuchsia foil to make my mani stand out – and it worked!

I got lots of compliments – one of my co-workers said she loved the drama in this mani! Pretty cool, eh? 🙂

Yes, I was really happy with this mani! How do you like it? Feel free to comment. And thanks for stopping by!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Rimmel I ♥ Lasting Finish 702 Marshmallow Heaven, Revlon Colorstay 260 Bold Sangria, Sally Hansen Salon Manicure 310 Gilty Pleasure, Orly Hair Band & Stamping With Pueen 76 / A-Z Nail Art Challenge P – Purple

Hi there! I’ve got a nail post for you today. 🙂 I did this mani recently, and I think it turned out great!

For this mani I used these products and tools:
Rimmel I ♥ Lasting Finish 702 Marshmallow Heaven (creamy purple base colour),
Revlon Colorstay 260 Bold Sangria (dark purple base colour),
Sally Hansen Salon Manicure 310 Gilty Pleasure (golden base colour),
Orly Hair Band (gold glitter top coat),
Rimmel 60 Seconds 820 Hot Black To Go (black stamping colour),
Pueen 76 stamping plate which is part of Pueen’s Buffet Leisure collection.

I know I already said it, but I want to say it again… I think this mani looks great. And I’m happy to have completed the A-Z Purple Nail Art Challenge. 🙂 Feel free to comment if you want to. And thanks for reading!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

A-Z Nail Art Challenge

Hi there! I’ve just completed the 31 Days Nail Art Challenge. Whilst I feel quite proud of myself, I’ve already looked up new nail art challenges. I found all sorts of different challenges, and some of them are rather demanding. So I opted for a challenge that I think I should be able to complete – the A-Z Nail Art Challenge!

The beauty of this challenge is that you can make up your own challenge. All you have to do is take 2 minutes out of your life to think up different challenges – one for every letter in the alphabet. Here’s what I’ve come up with:

Animals
Blue
Coral
Diva
Exotic
Fuzzy Topper
Galaxies
Holo
Inspired By A Colour
Joy To The World
Kitties
Love
Movie
Nocturnal Creatures
Out Of Space
Purple
Quick & Easy
Red
Summer
TV
Underwater
Vibrant
Whatever I Want
X-Plain To Me Why You’re Doing Red Nails Again…
Yellow
Zebra
ENCORE – Recreate A Favourite

I’ll be completing the A-Z Nail Art Challenge over the next few months. I don’t know how long it’ll take, but the one thing I know is that I won’t be doing the manis in alphabetical order. Oh, and I might change the individual challenges if I have a better idea. I already changed “Green” to “Galaxies”! 🙂

I won’t be using any photos of manis I’ve already done. I’ll be doing new manis, but I might recycle my own ideas. 🙂 In case you’re wondering about the photos in this post… well, they’re here because I didn’t want to do a text-only post. And since I already had these photos in my media library, I thought I might as well just recycle them for this post. But again, the manis I’ll be doing for the A-Z Nail Art Challenge will be new manis.

What do you think of this Nail Art Challenge? Is this something you can see yourself doing? Feel free to get in touch via the comments. And thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Rimmel 60 Seconds 622 Oh Boy You’re So Fine & Stamping With Pueen 72

Hi there! Today’s post is about an easy mani I did a few weeks ago.

For this mani I painted my nails with Rimmel 60 Seconds 622 Oh Boy You’re So Fine (2 coats).

I love this nail polish. Rimmel’s 60 Seconds formula is fantastic. And I love the milky violet shade very much. It’s just so pretty!

I don’t remember which polish I used as my stamping colour – all I know is that it was, without doubt, a random drugstore nail polish.

I do, however, remember that I used Pueen’s 72 stamping plate. This stamping plate is one of my favourites. It’s part of Pueen’s awesome Stamping Buffet collection.

How do you like this mani? I think it looks really nice. It’s subtle, but not boring. Feel free to comment. And thanks for reading! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Manhattan Lotus Effect 67N & Barry M Treasure Chest

upload-1Hi there! Today’s nail post is about another mani I did some time ago.

For this mani I painted my nails with Manhattan Lotus Effect 67N. I love the purple colour! If only Manhattan had given this polish a cooler name than “67N”… Ah well, it is what it is. 😉

The gold glitter topper is Barry M’s Treasure Chest which is part of Barry M’s Aquarium collection. I think this glitter topper is no longer available, but I’m sure there are other gold flakie toppers out there.

I didn’t like this mani as much as I hoped I would. I usually love gold and purple, but I think I applied too much glitter this time.

What do you think? Feel free to get in touch if you want to. And thanks for stopping by!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Rimmel I ♥ Lasting Finish & Stamping With Pueen 76 / Nail Art Challenge #15 Delicate Print

Rimmel Marshmallow Heaven Pueen 76Hi there! I’m continuing my lifetime 31 Days Nail Art Challenge. Today’s nail of the day is my attempt at a Delicate Print mani which is #15 on the list.

For this mani I painted my nails with Rimmel I ♥ Lasting Finish 702 Marshmallow Heaven.

I love this shade (one of my favourites), and I love the formula of this polish (it’s fun to paint with). But what I don’t love is that Rimmel’s I ♥ Lasting Finish (I♥LF) polishes don’t last very long.

I don’t mind painting my nails every 2 to 3 days (I get bored of manis quickly), but I’m not happy when my polish starts to chip on day 1 which happens all the time with Rimmel’s I♥LF polishes.

Anyway, back to the mani! The actual delicate print image is from Pueen’s 76 plate (which is part of Pueen’s Buffet Leisure collection). The black polish I stamped with is the wonderful Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto.

Feel free to let me know what you think. And thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde