a geeky nail artist with a crafting streak and an obsession with all things beauty

Month: March 2016

Color Club Over the Moon

Good morning lovelies!I swear the minute I decided to swatch something holographic, clouds rolled in and it started raining. This always seems to happen to me….These are actually day 3 pics, I gave up on trying to take pics with real sunlight, I did my […]

Mad Man in a Box

Good morning lovelies!This is officially my favorite stamping plate of all time, it’s got Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Sherlock, and even a bonus Serenity ship!I’ve done a mani showcasing the HP stamps, now it’s time for a Doctor Who collection!These started with Polish Me Silly Love […]

Shifty shimmers

Hello lovelies!I felt like going with something simple and glittery; this lush combo is Polish Me Silly Love the Hue & China Glaze Luxe & Lush.This has become my go to glitter topper, the shredded iridescent flakie glitter looks great over any color, and looks […]

Sunday Swatches: Polish Me Silly Love the Hue

Good morning lovelies!This is another case of why on earth haven’t I swatched this yet? Duochrome is one of my favorite polish finishes, and Polish Me Silly Love the Hue is a gorgeous one! It has a strong royal purple to midnight blue shift, I tried […]

The number #1 BB cream for under five bucks!

Good morning lovelies!I’ve come to have a new appreciation of BB creams, I love that it can look like I actually spent time putting on foundation when in reality it takes me about 20 seconds to smear it on with my fingers, and I’m out […]

Maybelline Color Show Gilded Rose

Good morning lovelies!I hadn’t prowled the drugstore makeup section in quite a while, I was looking over Maybelline’s new lip stains when I happened upon this little beauty from an old Color Show collection, this is Maybelline Color Show Gilded Rose!It’s a clear based glitter topper, […]

Coty Airspun Powder Review

Good morning lovelies!I’ve been using this awesome powder for a couple years, and it’s by far the best I’ve ever used, and cheap to boot!It’s Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder in Translucent, I picked mine up from Walmart, I think it was around six bucks?It […]

Late night posts: rosewater toner

Good evening lovelies!I’m a lil’ late on writing up this review, so here’s a quick run down on this lovely rosewater.I’ve been lazy in my skincare routine lately, I’ve been just washing my face with a charcoal bar soap and then moisturizing with jojoba oil […]

How to get birthday beauty freebies

Good morning lovelies!I’m pretty sure most of you already know of the Ultamate and Sephora Beauty Insider programs, but I wanted to show the gifts they have running this spring! Ulta is giving away a mini Benefit Roller Lash Mascara,and Sephora actually had two choices this […]

Sunday Swatches: Starrily Gumballs

Good morning lovelies!I’ve swatched this once before last year over a black base, so I figured it was time to try it out over a light polish! This is Starrily Gumballs over three coats of Pure Ice Shell Pink. It’s a mixture of multicolor circle and square glitters […]

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