Thursday, December 31, 2020

My Favorite Nail Arts of 2020

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I always like to close out the year with a look back at my nail art. It is so nice to remind myself of a year's worth of manis! I do not include any Pusheen arts in this post, since you can see them all in my Pusheen round up, which I posted yesterday. 2020 was the year of the leopard for me! I did almost ten of them! 

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Pusheen Calendar Series: A Look Back at 2020

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 Another year, another post of Pusheens! I always love looking back at all my Pusheens I have done. I started this series in 2017 so that means I have done 4 years (over 50!!) Pusheen manicures! WOW! Some months (usually October and December), I do more than one Pusheen art. But oh my, when you sit back and think about it, that is a lot of Pusheen art!

Sunday, December 27, 2020

January 2021 Polish Pickup Offerings: Birthstones, Gemstones, & Minerals

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Hello All! Polish Pickup just loves their gemstones, so this is a repeat theme and I am glad the makers got some new inspiration. I cannot believe January is this weekend, which means new Polish Pickup and a new year all on the same day!

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Christmas Garland Nail Art with Stella Chroma

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I shared Stella Chroma's The Sopranos collection last month and I mentioned this has been my favorite Stella Chroma collection yet! I wore He Was a Saint for my Thanksgiving manicure and well, it decided to come out again for Christmas! I just love this polish!

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Gingerbread Nail Art with KBShimmer

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When I swatched KBShimmer’s Baking Spirits Bright, I mentioned it was like Christmas funfetti so I knew I wanted to do some festive Christmas art with it and incorporate some kind of baking. What is more  festive than gingerbread people? 


Monday, December 21, 2020

Pusheen Calendar Series: Pastel Pusheen Christmas

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Hey all! Can you believe that this is my last Pusheen nail art of the year? And it ends with such a cute, holiday image! Last year's was a New Year's Eve based look, so they definitely mixed it up this year. Each year, more characters are added to the Pusheen family, so it is nice to see them all in one image!


Sunday, December 20, 2020

Alter Ego Fine and Sandy

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So I just started sharing Indie Lab polishes last month and this will be the last one since December is the last of these boxes. Boxes come and go, so it happens. Although I only shared two of these Indie Lab polishes from Alter Ego, I love both, so let's check out December's offering.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Pastel Christmas Gradient

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Happy weekend! I am sharing my current mani today! When Starbucks released their winter cup collection, I immediately say this unusual pastel gradient mug. I knew I wanted to use it for a manicure so I amped it up and made it more festive! Let's take a look! 

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Chanukah Nail Art with KBShimmer Shamash Hit

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Hey all! Tonight is the last night of Chanukah! I cannot believe eight nights has already passed. I do not know where the time goes! Anyway, I had always planned to do nail art with Shamash Hit, since I did help KBShimmer create that polish to make sure it was an authentic Chanukah polish and not another "Eight Crazy Nights." They used the inspiration of the flame of the candles on the menorah, so that is what inspired my art for this final night!

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Christmas Tree Farm Nail Art

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 Yesterday, I shared the Stella Chroma September VIP box and today I have some art that I did with the polish that came in that box. I absolutely loved the polish that came in the box and I really love the nail art I did so let's get to it!

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Stella Chroma September VIP Box

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I just got my notification for December's VIP box so I figured let me finally show you September's box. LOL. I kept wanting to wear this polish forever and finally, I did, and I wore it forever and I love it. I can't wait for December's box, YES!

Monday, December 14, 2020

Christmas Holly Nail Art

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 Hi all! Yesterday I shared Alter Ego Dwarf, which will be available tomorrow, 12/15. The red glitters inspired me for some holiday nail art! I super love how this cam out and it was so simply and easy to do, so let's check it out. Part of me wants to put this back on for Christmas!

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Alter Ego Dwarf, Polished Gamers

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I did not even realize what day it was and went, wow, it is almost Polished Gamers time! You can pick up the polish 12/15-12/20 so I am here today with Alter Ego's offering, which may not look like a holiday polish, but you need to come back tomorrow!

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Alter Ego Tanzanite, December CotM

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Hey all! I shared Chanukah nail art with this gorgeous Alter Ego as my base! Since Thursday night was the first night of Chanukah, I wanted to share the art first. This is the color of the month for Alter Ego, so it is available now! I love the inspiration for her colors of the month: gemstones! And this is a beauty!

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Chanukah (Hanukkah) Dreidel Nail Art

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Good evening everyone!  If you did not know, Chanukah started tonight! So a lot of people ask me why Chanukah is spelled so many ways. Hanukkah is correct too! Because Hebrew is an entirely different alphabet, the words must be transliterated vs translated. The letter "het" which is how you spelled Chanukah, does not translate exactly. But both spellings work!

Chanukah (Hanukkah) Driedel Nail Art

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Snowflake Nail Art with Mischo Beauty

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 Yesterday, I shared three signature colors from Mischo Beauty. The colors were so creamy and pretty so I wanted to create a wintry look with these three colors. I liked the idea of a winter mani in different colors!


Monday, December 7, 2020

Mischo Beauty Signature Colors

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Hey all! Today I have a new-to-me brand called Mischo! According to the press release, "Mischo Beauty, [is] an award-winning, Black woman-owned clean luxury beauty brand created for women who want it all." The creator behind this brand is a chemist (so cool!) and has licenses in Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Makeup Artistry. You can read all about the creator, Kitiya, HERE. This brand is 10-free and vegan and total luxury! Click to read more!

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Zoya Intriguing for Holidays 2020

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Hey all! I really wanted to share this collection last week but I was just too busy! My semester just ended (we ended early because of COVID) and finals were overwhelming! Zoya did an AMAZING Black Friday sale where you got the entire Intriguing collection with $35 purchase. I shared it on IG because So if you grabbed that amazing deal, here is what you have to look forward to!


Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Autumn to Winter Gradient with Stella Chroma

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 So this art has been on my mind since August since I posted swatches of the Hogwarts Houses fall collection. Then I did this art in October. And now it's December and I am posting it. I had so many Black Friday releases to post, that I just kept pushing this away despite how much I love it.