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Dotty Watermarble Nail Art

Hey Everyone 🙂

Dotty Watermarble Nail Art

My nails today where a bit of an experiment, I needed to something to take my mind off something rather upsetting that happened yesterday.

But nails first! I’ll say a little about what happened at the end of this post.

Dotty Watermarble Nail Art

I started off with a simple black and white french tip, I used A England Camelot and SinfulColors Snow Me White. Then using a large dotting tool I added the first layer of dots along the line of the french tip, then using a medium sized dotting tool I added the next lot of dots. After they had dried I applied a thick layer of Seche Vite.

For the watermarble I used OPI Color Paints. Magenta Muse, Purple Perspective and Turquoise Aesthetic. Then I finished it off with a coat of Illamasqua Matte Topcoat.

This mani ended up being way better than I was expecting! But you could get the same effect by stamping over a watermarble lol.

Dotty Watermarble Nail Art

My unhappy news (I’m not going to be offended if you want to stop reading now).

I had to have one of my Ratties euthanized yesterday 😦 Wednesday night he lost the ability to stand and started having seizures.

It my vet said that it looked likely that he had a very aggressive brain tumor, and that his symptoms would only get worse.

I know having him pts was the kindest thing to do, but I’m still shocked at how quickly it happened. Up until Wednesday he was one of the biggest, strongest, healthiest, bouncy ratties that lived here with me.

It’s very sad but I know he’s not in pain, and that he’s had the best life that I could provide.

Sleep well Mr. Seth. I’m going to miss you little buddy.

Spring Flowers

Hello everyone! 🙂

Spring Flowers Nail Art Using Illamasqua Omen, Barry M Shocking Pink, Color Club Hot Like Lava, Sinful Colors Snow Me White

Spring Flower Nail Art

Today I have some really easy Spring Flower Nails to show you all! I was going to post this cute mani on Friday, but I ended up not having the time!

The polishes I used are

  • Illamasqua – Omen
  • Barry M – Shocking Pink
  • Color Club – Hot Like Lava
  • Sinful Colors – Snow Me White
  • Barry M Nail Art Pen – Silver
Spring Flowers Nail Art Using Illamasqua Omen, Barry M Shocking Pink, Color Club Hot Like Lava, Sinful Colors Snow Me White

Omen, Shocking Pink, Hot Like Lava and Snow Me White

This is the first time I have tried Omen, it’s amazing! So green and sparkly! it dries really quickly to a lovely satin finish too!

For the flowers I used a medium and small dotting tool starting with Snow Me White, I used the medium size dotting tool and placed five dots in a circle, then with the small dotting tool i added the Shocking Pink and a final dot of Hot Like Lava in the middle.

Not that you can really see from the pictures, I added leaves and swirly patterns with a silver nail art pen… But as soon as I added the topcoat it all vanished! 😦

Spring Flowers Nail Art Using Illamasqua Omen, Barry M Shocking Pink, Color Club Hot Like Lava, Sinful Colors Snow Me White

So Green!

I don’t think I have ever experienced vanishing nail art before lol. But I still like this even without the silver!

OMG Nail Strips Review!

I have some nail strips kindly sent to me for review from OMG to show you today! You can find them here! http://www.omgnailstrips.com/

OMG Nail Strips

OMG Nail Strips

I have never used nail strips before, so this was definitely a new experience for me!

OMG Nailstrips Grey Pollock

Grey Pollock

First I have the Grey Pollock design to show you, and you can find these right here http://www.omgnailstrips.com/nail-polish-strips/black-pollock-nail-strips.

The first strip I tried I managed to mess up terribly! lol so after reading the instructions and watching the Video right here  I removed it and started again.

These are really sticky, so if you mess one up, make sure to remove it with polish remover, I tried to picking the strip away and took a layer of nail off too :/ Oops!

My second try worked really well! no creases or bubbles, applying all the strips took less than 5 minutes!

OMG Nailstrips Grey Pollock

Grey Pollock

This picture was taken after two bowls of washing up (no rubber gloves) a shower and making some biscuits! And as you can see the wraps are still perfect!

I don’t know if they will last for the 10 days, but from what I put them through I think they will last a bit longer than a traditional polish mani!

OMG Nailstrips pink stars

Pink and Black Stars

Another fun thing about these polish strips is that you can cut them into what ever shape you would like!

These are the pink stars and you can find them here http://www.omgnailstrips.com/nail-polish-strips/pink-black-stars-nail-polish-strips

For the little circles I used the two largest size strips, I found they are too big for my nails and I would have to cut them to size if I wanted to use them anyway. I used my hole punch! 🙂 then peeled away the backing and applied them to my nail. Even after using the largest I still have enough left for a full mani using them!

The black polish is from Barry M and I used a layer out the door topcoat.

OMG Nailstrips pink stars

Pink And Black Stars

These nail strips currently retail at $7.99 a pack (that’s around £5 in the uk)  there is also an offer for 5 packs for $25 using the code 5pack and 10 for $45 using the code 10pack there is also free international shipping!

I have to say I really like that each strip has the width measurement in mm, it makes selecting the correct size for each nail much easier, although I did find that they are a touch on the large size, so if you have small nail beds you’ll have to do a lot of trimming!

I think these nail strips are amazing if you are not confident with doing your own nail art! 🙂

You can also find OMG Nail strips on

Instagram @omgnailstrips #omgnailstrips

Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/OmgNailStrips

Ruby Wing Dotticure


Today I have a Ruby Wing colour changing dotticure to show you!

Ruby Wing Crowd Surf

Ruby Wing Crowd Surf

I picked this bright pink one up in my local Sally’s and the shade is called Crowd Surf.

I applied two coats of Crowd Surf over my usual base coat, the formula for this polish is lovely and it dries really quickly which is always a bonus!

For the dots I used a medium dotting tool with Barry M Black, Orly Velvet Rope and Poke from Illamasqua.



I really thought that it was only going to change colour a little bit. I was really surprised that it actually changes to much! I really like the dark purple shade!

31DC2014 Day 11 Dots

31DC2014 Day 11 Dots

Dots for day 11

These are my dotty nails for day 11!

I can’t believe I’m already a third of the way through this challenge already! 😀

31DC2014 Day 11 Dots

31DC2014 Day 11 Dots

the polishes I used are

  • Sinful Colors – Mauve
  • Illamasqua – Bapitste
  • China Glaze – Bizarre Blurple
  • Color Club – Secret Agent
  • Barielle – Grape Escape
  • China Glaze – Get Outta My Space
  • Illamasqua – Poke

I used Mauve as the base colour then added the dots with a large dotting tool, starting with the darkest polish, when I got to using Get Outta My Space I switched over to using a medium dotting tool and covered over a few of the gaps 🙂

31DC2014 Day 11 Dots

31DC2014 Day 11 Dots

It was only after I had finished that I realized that this was supposed to be a dotted pattern! Ooops 😛

31DC2014 – Day 3 Yellow

Maybelline Electric Yellow and China Glaze White On White

Maybelline Electric Yellow and China Glaze White On White

Here are my yellow nails for day 3 of the 31DC2014 challenge.

for this I started with three coats of Electric Yellow from Maybelline Color Show, then I used White On White from China Glaze for the freehand V shaped french tips, then I added the dots with a medium sized dotting tool!

This was a really quick and easy design to do (which I’m really glad about, I probably should have thought through doing two challenges at the same time!)

Maybelline Electric Yellow and China Glaze White On White

Maybelline Electric Yellow and China Glaze White On White

I still don’t like yellow :/

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