Nail Varnishes That Haven’t Featured On My Blog – April 2014

Nail Varnishes That Haven’t Featured On My Blog

As of April 2014

So, I was sorting through my (extensive) nail varnish collection the other day and ended up compiling a list of nail varnishes I have that have never featured on my blog. This means they haven’t been named in any Nails of the Month, Nail of the Day, Nail of the Week, Nail Art or Top Five posts. I haven’t used my nail varnish collection series posts in this as these only contain bottle shots and I haven’t actually used the nail varnishes for those posts.

I’m really enjoying working my way through my list of Products I Want To Finish In 2014 and I decided I wanted to do something similar with my nail varnishes. I have over 100 nail varnishes in my collection which haven’t featured on my blog, but considering the size of my nail varnish collection and looking at it percentage wise, it’s actually not all that many in the grand scheme of things. And just because they haven’t featured on my blog does not mean that they haven’t been used. Many of them I will have worn on my toes, or they have featured in nail art but if I haven’t done a specific post for that nail art look then they may not have been named in the subsequent Nails of the Month post and some pre-date my blog and have been used extensively before I started blogging.

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Nails of the Month – December 2013

Nails of the Month

December 2013

The first look I wore in December was this Christmas Tree Lights nail art design. The base colour I used was Essie’s Mojito Madness. For the electrical cord I used A-England’s Camelot and for the colourful lights I used H&M’s Lime, H&M’s Summer Sunrise, H&M’s Pale Violet, H&M’s Nail Him, Sinful Colors’ Misty Red and Natural Collection’s Hibiscus.

Christmas Tree Lights Nail Art

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Nail Art – Doctor Who – The Time of the Doctor

Nail Art

Doctor Who – The Time of the Doctor

Matt Smith’s Last Episode as the Doctor

Christmas Day 2013

So, if you saw my Nail Art post for the 50th Anniversary programme, then you know I’m a huge Doctor Who fan. So, I wasn’t going to let Matt Smith’s last episode as the Doctor pass without some nail art. So this is the design I came up with. I wasn’t completely happy with how this came out but I was short on time and it is fairly decent (otherwise I wouldn’t be sharing it!).

The Time of the Doctor Nail Art

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Top Five Light Blue Nail Varnishes – Winter 2013

Top Five Nail Varnishes

Light Blue

As Of Winter 2013

So next up in my Top Five Nail Varnishes series is Light Blue nail varnishes. You can see the previous posts in this series by clicking here. I love blue nail varnish and I really couldn’t pick out just five blue nail varnishes so I’ve split the colour into lights and darks.

In Fifth Place is Zoya’s Blu. This is a very white based light blue nail varnish and is probably the lightest blue I own. The formula is slightly thick so you have to be careful with application but it does cover fully with two coats.

Zoya Blu

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Nails of the Month – September 2013

Nails of the Month

September 2013

The first nail varnish was Zoya’s Nikki. This is one of my newest Zoya nail varnishes but I can easily seeing it becoming one of my favourites. I used Sephora by OPI’s Looks Like Rain, Dear to create an accent nail.

Nikki with Looks Like Rain, Dear

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Nails of the Month – May 2013

Nails of the Month

May 2013

How is May over already? We’ll be halfway through the year before we know it and that is super scary!

The first design I wore this month was the only real nail art I done and that was Fruit Nails. The base colour I used was George’s Cloudless Sky. On my thumb I created grapes and the purple I used was Barry M’s Indigo. On my index finger I created lemons and the yellow I used was New York Color In A Minute’s Lexington Yellow. On my middle finger I created oranges and the orange I used was Zoya’s Arizona. On my ring finger I created lines and the green I used was Jessica’s Lime Cooler and on my little finger I created apples and the red I used was Orly’s Poison Apple. On all nails the brown I used to create the stalks was E.l.f’s Smoky Brown and the green I used for the leaves was Collection 2000 Hot Looks’ Ninja.

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The Nail Wheel of Fortune – Month One – February 2013

The Nail Wheel of Fortune

Month One

February 2013

The first month of randomly picking which nail varnish to wear!

The first random colour I picked from my nail wheels was China Glaze’s Pool Party. And my automatic thought was “why am I doing this?!” I only really wear neons in the summer and I think I wore Pool Party on my toes constantly for about two months last year. I created an accent nail with a new-to-me nail varnish, which is Lime Crime’s Pastelchio (I love this nail varnish).

Pool Party with Pastelchio

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Nails of the Month – January 2013

Nails of the Month

January 2013

For the first look I wore this month I layered OPI’s Goldeneye over Barry M’s 247 Superdrug Limited Edition. This was a lovely sparkly design for my first one of the year and I really liked it. I remembered Goldeneye as being very opaque from when I last wore it so I wiped most of the varnish off the brush before I layered it over the Barry M varnish. In hindsight I could probably have done with leaving a bit more on the brush but it still looked super pretty. The only downside to this manicure was that the Barry M nail varnish stained my nails pretty badly. I had anticipated some staining so I applied two layers of basecoat but that didn’t seem to help much. When I wear this colour again I may use a thin coat of white nail varnish first and see if that helps with the staining.

Superdrug Limited Edition with Goldeneye

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Nails of the Month – October 2012

Nails of the Month

October 2012

I haven’t worn all that many different nail colours and designs, as towards the end of the month especially, I’ve been really busy.

The first colour I used this month was A-England’s Order of the Garter and I created an accent nail with China Glaze’s I’m Not Lion from their On Safari collection. I think Order of the Garter is a lovely blue colour and that I’m Not Lion just gives it that bit of sparkle. You can read my review on Order of the Garter by clicking here.

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