Essence On Air! and Rimmel Midnight Mistletoe (Glitter Bomb)

Hi :)

On Air! is one of the new gel polishes from Essence. I’ve tried a few of the new gel polishes and they are fantastic! They are so smooth and shiny. They look like they have a great squishy layer of topcoat built in!

There’s also a new base and topcoat, I haven’t tried them but I will! I have to now because I can’t believe the difference in the gel polishes, I really love the formula so much! I wore polish without a topcoat for the first time in my life, that’s how great they look.

I also found another Rimmel Glitter Bomb, called Midnight Mistletoe; which is a red, green and holographic polish. The Glitter Bomb’s are really pretty and I put the two together and ended up with Christmas mani in May :)

Essence On Air! and Rimmel Midnight Mistletoe (Glitter Bomb):

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Thanks for looking! :)

-Eleobel <3

Essence Who is Mr Brown? and Gold Foil

Happy Easter!

Hope you all enjoyed the long weekend, we got some sun here finally and it was so nice. :)

I was trying to think of an Easter themed mani all weekend because I’m trying to follow the prompts on the #NAILLINKUP, (and because it’s Easter :P),

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but I couldn’t think of anything! Then, yesterday, I was eating my chocolate Easter egg and playing with the gold foil and thinking how nice the foil would be on my nails and I realised I have nail foil! So at the last minute I had this idea to do chocolate colored nails and then put some gold nail foil over it :)

Nail foils are so pretty but they are temporary because they either go dull, wrinkle or just wear away almost immediately. I took these pics straight after I put on the foil but they were wrinkled about an hour later and had half of my jumper stuck to them by dinner time. (Because of the glue you use to adhere the foil to your nails – it’s very sticky! :)

Anyway! Here are my Easter nails a.k.a. a gold foil covered chocolate Easter egg!

Essence Who is Mr Brown?

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Essence Who is Mr Brown under Rio Professional Gold Nail Foil:

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 Click this button to see all the #NAILLINKUP Easter nails: (they are really amazing!)

 

Thanks for looking!

-Eleobel <3

Binky Gold Rush

Hi :)

This is Binky Gold Rush, a lovely pale gold texture polish. I already posted the pink and purple texture polishes from Binky and said how much I like the formula, that the polishes are really pretty and that they are a great price at four euro.

However, while wearing this pretty polish today, it did not hold up well. I spent about an hour cleaning and about half the polish came off. I was really disappointed because I planned on collecting all the Binky’s but I think I may leave the rest of them on the shelf.

Because I change my polish at least twice a week, wear time isn’t high on my priority list, but I need to be able to wash the dishes! If the polish can’t last that long then it really isn’t worth wearing at all. It’s a shame because I really do like the polish!

Binky Gold Rush:

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I hope you’re having a great weekend! Thanks for looking!

-Eleobel <3

Born Pretty Store Gold Glitter, Gold Cat and Essie Licorice

Hi :)

BornPrettyStore.com sent me more free samples! Hurray! This time I have some amazing gold glitter and some gold cats! I’ve already posted a few items from their website and I think their products are great quality and the prices are so low! Plus they do free worldwide delivery. AND they gave me a 10% off code that you can use – I do love a discount code! (Does anyone else Google discount codes before they buy online? You should!) I love everything they’ve sent me so far and I’ve picked out some more stuff myself, they sell evvverything! :)

The #12 gold glitter is gorgeous, it comes in a nice big pot so there’s plenty. It’s a rich, bright, gold colour and it’s really sparkly. It glows like it’s real gold! (I wish!)

The 3D cat is the same colour gold and it’s super cute! It has a little rhinestone on it’s tail! You get five, so order two packets if you want one for every finger :)

Here they are together with Essie Licorice; The glitter is loose, so I painted my ring finger with one coat of topcoat and dipped it into the pot of glitter while it was still wet. Then I brushed off the excess with a fan brush and then added two more coats of topcoat. I have to do a full mani with just this glitter! So glowy o.O

353.1 Essie Licorice BPS Cat and Gold Glitter

 

Here’s a better angle of the Cat, isn’t she so cute! Look at her little paws and ears! :D (Can you tell I’m a cat lady?)

 

353.2 Essie Licorice BPS Cat and Gold Glitter

 

Here’s a pic of the glitter just because it was so pretty! :D I really love the colour.  353.4 BPS Gold Glitter and Cat

Thanks for looking! :D

If you want to try something from bornprettystore.com, (I recommend the glitter!), then don’t forget to use the 10% off code they gave me!

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-Eleobel <3

 

 

OPI A Roll in the Hague, Sinful Colors Envy and Snow Me White and Essie Licorice

Hi everyone!

Happy St Patrick’s Day! :D

(These were my nails for the big day, and this was supposed to be posted on time, but I had technical issues)

(And no, I don’t mean I had too much green beer! :)

You are looking at the Irish Flag on my ring finger and little Guinnesses on my other fingers. Which, I thought, was the perfect representation of the day itself!

I used Essie Licorice (black), Sinful Colors Snow Me White (white), Sinful Colors Envy (green) and OPI A Roll in the Hague (gold).

Hope you all had a great day! Leprechauns for everyone!

345.1 Essie Licorice SC Snow Me White, Envy and OPI A Roll in the Hague

I had to take a pic of the Irish Flag polishes too – I was feeling very patriotic! :)

345.2 Sinful Colors Envy, Snow Me White and OPI A Roll in the Hague

 

I also wanted to show you the little shamrock earrings I ordered from BornPrettyStore.com. They had a St Patrick’s Day sale and what kind of an Irish girl on St Patrick’s Day would I be without shamrock earrings!? I couldn’t resist! They are too friggin cute!

They roped me in with their free samples and 10% off coupon code and now I can’t stop buying things off them! *Shakes fist in anger but then stops to admire tiny cheap earrings* :D

Last thing! I took part in the #NailLinkUp this month! Twice! It’s a really great idea run by a bunch of great bloggers – here are the details for this month and go to any of the bloggers listed below for more deets :)

and here are all the links to the bloggers that took part in the St Patrick’s Day challenge :D

Thanks for looking!

-Eleobel <3

Wet N Wild Under Your Spell

Hi :)

I wanted to do an Anti-Valentines day mani for all us single girls, who may or may not, get really bloody annoyed at seeing pink love hearts everywhere! Everywhere! :)

I thought this polish would be perfect. It’s a sheer black polish with lots of dark red, almost burgundy, shimmer. It gives full coverage after three coats, which is what I used. Even the name is perfect! :)

Wet n Wild Under Your Spell:

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Then I used my No.2 Born Pretty Store brush, (that I reviewed here), to make a negative space heart. (For the empty heart shaped hole where love should live but it doesn’t! It’s empty!) (Bitter? Moi?)

444.2 Wet n Wild Under Your Spell

I was reluctant to try negative space manis because I can’t bear the thought of having naked nails, even partially naked! I added topcoat just to have some polish over the heart, I know it’s weird. I’m a nail NeverNude.

So I panicked and used the dotting tool on the bottom of the brush to put glitter inside the heart. (The way I put chocolate in my real heart, to fill the gap.) (Emotional eater? Moi?)

Wet n Wild Under Your Spell and Catrice The Huntsman:

444.3 Wet n Wild Under Your Spell and Catrice The Hunstman

 

At this stage the girly, sparkly side of me came flooding out when I filled the little heart with glitter and I put glitter on everything! (There’s a metaphor in there somewhere..)

444.4 Wet n Wild Under Your Spell and Catrice The Hunstman

So there’s my confused mani! It doesn’t know whether it’s a sparkly Valentine’s day mani or a dark, empty Anti-Valentine’s day mani.

#Conflicted #NeverNude

Which look are you going to wear for the big day? :D

Thanks for looking!

 

-Eleobel <3

 

P.s. Don’t forget you can use this code to get 10% off your purchases at BornPrettyStore.com. AZHW10.

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NYC Fashion Queen (Crystal Couture) and Wet n Wild Everyone Loves Redmond

Hi :)

NYC Fashion Queen was so deliciously sparkly and metallic that I couldn’t take it off, or stop staring at my nails, so instead I added a coat of a fab bright red jelly polish called Wet n Wild Everyone Loves Redmond.

The jelly finish of the red polish meant that you could still see the sparkle and metallic finish under the red, so I got the best of both worlds, squishy and shiny! :D

A jelly sandwich is when you put on a coat of jelly nail polish, then a glitter, then another coat of jelly polish, i.e. you sandwich the glitter between two coats of jelly. (Anyone else getting hungry?)

This was just a coat of jelly polish over another polish so it’s more like….jelly on toast? Anyway I liked how it turned out. :)

I used striping tape to make the V shapes and Seche Vite to seal it all in. I hope you like it :)

NYC Fashion Queen (Crystal Couture) and Wet n Wild Everyone Loves Redmond:

433.2 NYC Fashion Queen (Crystal Couture) and Wet n Wild Everyone Loves Redmond

 

Thanks for looking!

-Eleobel :)

NYC Fashion Queen (Crystal Couture)

Hi :)

The NYC Crystal Couture Collection. *Sigh* It’s sooo pretty! I already posted Princess here and I thought that purple jelly with glitter was gorgeous but all polishes now pale in comparison to this gold creation.

This is not just a gold polish, not just a gold polish with gold glitter, but a gold polish with gold glitter and gold glassflecks.

So It’s not just metallic, not just sparkly but it has a foil finish! It’s shiny, sparkly and foily! Aaaaaaaaaaaaaa! I love it so much! I want to paint my entire house with it and live like Kind Midas!

NYC Fashion Queen:

433.1 NYC Fashion Queen (Crystal Couture)

Isn’t she beautiful? *Sigh*

Thanks for looking!

 

-Eleobel