Nail of the Day – 27/11/2014

Nail of the Day


Now, I don’t usually do Nail of the Day posts, instead sticking to my Nails of the Month posts. But I simple couldn’t wait to share this look. I’m calling it either an Autumn Sunset or a Autumn Gradient.

Autumn Sunset (1)

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Nail Varnish Review – Barry M Chai

Nail Varnish Review

Barry M – Chai

Barry M’s Chai is from their Gelly Hi-Shine range and is part of their new autumn collection. If you saw this haul post here you will know that I bought the whole collection. I just couldn’t resist.

Barry M Chai

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Nail Varnish Picks – Winter 2014

Nail Varnish Picks

Winter 2014

The weather and the season really can influence which nail varnishes I grab for when I’m painting my nails, often times without me even realising it. So I thought I’d share some of my favourite nail varnishes for the winter months. When the weather does turn cold, I find myself reaching for lighter cool toned colours, many of which remind me of frost. As much as I do find myself influenced by the season when choosing my nail varnish, you can of course wear whatever colour you want when you want to. But these are some of my favourite nail varnishes for winter.

First up is Barry M’s Lady, which is a white and silver textured nail varnish. I always wear this with topcoat as I don’t like the textured finish, but this one really does remind me of frost and ice. You can read my review of this nail varnish by clicking here. And in the photo it is shown with topcoat.

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Nail Art – Children In Need – Pudsey Bear

Nail Art

Children In Need

Pudsey Bear

For anyone not living in the UK, Children In Need is an annual charity event in November each year when people are encouraged to do different fund raising events and donate to Children In Need who then use the donations to help disadvantaged children. Now the mascot for the event is a yellow teddy bear called Pudsey Bear who wears a dotty handkerchief over one eye. There’s also always a TV event, with different acts giving special performances and true life stories. I’ve always had a soft spot for Pudsey Bear, so this year as well as donating my money, I came up with this Pudsey Bear nail art look.

Pudsey Bear Nail Art (1)

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Nail Art – Doctor Who – Death In Heaven

Nail Art

Doctor Who – Death In Heaven

Series Eight Finale

So, Peter Capaldi’s first season as The Doctor has now finished and I decided I wanted to create a nail art look for the season’s finale. If you’ve read my blog for a while you’ll know I’m a huge Doctor Who fan and this isn’t the first Doctor Who nail art I’ve created. You can see my other Doctor Who designs here and here.

Doctor Who Nail Art (2)

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Barry M Haul – October 2014

Barry M Haul

October 2014

So, I may have gone slightly crazy the other month. I knew I wanted some of the Barry M Gelly Hi-Shine autumn nail varnishes but when I saw them all together in the shop, I ended up buying them all. They all just look so pretty together. I love the Gelly Hi-Shine formula and all swatches are of two coats. You could probably get away with one if you done thicker coats, but I tend to do thin coats.

Barry M Autumn 2014

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