Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Challenge Day 22: Inspired by A SONG

I thought about this theme for a long time now and didn't had any suitable idea for Inspired by A SONG day. But recently I watched some Michael Jackson music video on You Tube and found that I could take an inspiration from "They Don't Care About Us" song, cause I found that the drums or whatever they called looks very nice and colorful LOL~
I took a piece of sponge and applied yellow, green and red creme nail polishes at one time and applied it as one general pattern, made 2 coats with a sponge and added some musical note water decals on yellow part of the design. Sealed everything with clear top coat and done :) Simple but the color combination is so bright and totally visible from far away. I got a lot of compliments today from strangers :)
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My nails finally getting longer and it made me so happy :) When I trimmed my nails I enjoyed it only one day and the next day I started growing them back LOL~ And now I can see a result!
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Today I went out to The Face Shop store to get their yellow nail polish cause I finished mine yesterday and I bought a few more polishes, my new babes for my lovely nail polish family :) All of them from Lovely Me:ex collection, yet all of them has a creme finish and amazing pay off!
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Thats it! Thanx for stopping by!

Monday, November 28, 2011

New nail stuff of the November and my fresh pedicure :)

I changed my pedicure today. The other day I saw a picture where the dolphins swim in the water and I wanted to copy it for my toes cause the picture was super cute. And unfortunatelly I didn't saved the link and I can't found it right now... But the main idea was to make a gradient effect by using couple of blue nail polishes and piece of sponge. The dolphins is from my huge i.p. and I just contoured it with black nail art pen cause my Black s.p. is kindda weak pigmented which makes me sad! And the bubblies are baby blue and white acrylic paints.
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And I think it's time to look on the result of purchases for the month. I can say that I was in a bad mood when I made all those purchases. Because I went out to buy some Vitamin E thing for my nails and it was sold out, then I went to get some cuticle oil and it was sold out too! I was in a really bad mood and in one day I bought all these stuff cause of that! 
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ARITAUM stuff. Got baby blue and light pink nail art pens with long brush which made me a lil' be happy. Bought a replacement for my cuticle and nail balm by The Face Shop. This time I got Shea Butter cuticle and nail balm, some cuticle softener which I like to use when I do my pedicure and cuticle oil. Also grabbed 2 nail polishes which are royal blue and christmas inspired glitters.
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I got another cuticle essence by The Face Shop, was in a mood to get more and more stuff for nail and cuticle care. So bought VoV For healthy nails... and blue roses nail stickers.
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Nail care For healthy nails by VoV is clear based nail polish kindda thing but it has a matte finish.
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More ARITAUM nail polishes and Nail Hardener.
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It's yellow-ish colored clear consistency nail treatment with calcium which I do like a lot!
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And there was last box of Beach Collection so I bought it. It including 5 different summer-ish nail polishes. 4 of them are pastel tone creme finish nail polishes and only one is clear based blue glitters nail color. 
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More nail polishes which the colors inspired by winter and christmas time. I also bought the PRORANCE Blue gradation set which I used for my today's pedicure. Also I lost picture for loads of my new nail stickers and tatoos, but thats ok, I'll be use them very soon! 

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Challenge Day 21: Inspired by A COLOR

I found that I don't have anything similar to the Knight's Armor from Nubar (Nubar Fortress Collection Spring 2010) and I always wanted that kind of nail polish. It looks to me like a plain black base nail color with silver glitters to it. And I decided to pick up suitable polishes from my collection The Face Shop Face & it nail polish in BK901 and VOV nail polish in Silver Shoes. And to make it looks more like a nail art I simply added some Nature Republic rhinestones on top.
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My both hands.
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I got  few questions about my nails:
How do U function with long nails? Right now my nails are short, coz I took them down probably last month. I used to wear much longer nails than I have right now. And I do pretty good with them. Just be carefull, simply be girly, don't attempt to be like a man and do all the rough just remeber U are a woman and everything U do have to be delicate! And U'll never get broken nails, at least it works for me!
Why did U cut ur nails? My nails was quite long and they started curling which looks ugly. I personally hate curling nails (doesn't matter whose nails they are), I like everything ideally perfect! From beauty to ugliness only one step, let's not do that step! It's just nails, they'll grow up again!

Friday, November 25, 2011

Challenge Day 20: WATER MARBLED nails.

Day 20 for WATER MARBLED nails. And the main idea was to create blue sorta "gust of wind" pattern. I used 3 different blue colors light blue, mid. blue and darker blue for those 3 shades. I also have tried to stamp some snowflakes on with a white s.p. I like the final result but I wish the white s.p. shows up more brighter.
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...shade...
It turned out that snowflakes kindda is the part of water marbling :)
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...sunlight...
This time I used vaseline instead of wrapping with a scotch tape :)
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Thats it for my another take on WATER MARBLED nails :)

Thursday, November 24, 2011

GALAXIES NAILS

It's time for GALAXIES nails for day 19. I love them a lot :D It's slightly different from what I'm doing usually nail design but I still love it!
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I found this picture through Google search and took the inspiration from :) I also have tried to take a picture of products I used but because I used a lot of nail polishes it looked like I was gonna share my whole nail polish collection LOL~
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Just a sponge technique. The secret is U need to take a very tiny piece of sponge, so it's easier to use for small details. For the nail polishes I used: shimmer white, shimmer silver, holo pink, pastel yellow, deep blue. For the main background color I used The Face Shop Face & it in BK901, it's a black nail polish with lots of different holo shimmers to it.
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My both hands... Sorry for the blurry picture >_<
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Thats it for the Day 19 :) And right now I'm working on water marbling nails and my very first winter design for this year :)

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Challenge Day 18: HALF MOONS nails.

My sister poses again for Day 18 and HALF MOONS. It's probably quite noticeable when I share my sister's nails it something fast and simple just because she has very tiny nails and it's hard to do anything right now and also her nails are so weak and flaky. She is a hairdresser and coz of all those chemicals for perm the nails got crumble :( But she using a lot of nice nail care stuff, so it'll help I guess!
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Didn't had any particular idea for the HALF MOONS and just found this Chanel picture on google :) I love that orange color but don't have the exact same nail polish so I layerd to different and got it :)
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MATERIAL USED:
To start the half moon shape on the cuticle area I used small detailed brush.
To get that amazing orange color as it on the picture I applied one coat of creme yellow and on top of that applied creme orange but it has to be quite sheer so yellow undertone can be seen through.

Edit later: There is no product used picture because Blogspot deleted my pictures!! 

Full mani...
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Thats it for Day 18 :)

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Challenge Day 17: GLITTER nails.

It's GLITTERs day today. I was very excited about this theme but the final result turned out not such as it was conceived. I've tried to make a glittery gradient background with bigger turquoise glitters on top. And actually I like it but the color combination >_< Anyways, meet my GLITTER nails :)
Edit later: Something wrong going on with Blogspot and Picasa album and I lost some pictures from this update! Sorry! 
MATERIAL USED:
To put the glitters on I used old fluffy make-up brush.
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I LOVE Sparkle Aqua nail polish from PERIPERA!!!
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Full mani on my both hands... Looks a bit heavy but glittery LOL~
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For the main nail color I used one from Tony Moly. "APPLE YELLOW" YL702 2 layers on. Looks more yellow on the nails than in the bottle. Shimmery finish, dries in normal time. A bit sheer, I'd go for 3 coats next time.
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Monday, November 21, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving Nails!!!

Hey everyone! Don't have enough time for changing my mani but I have some old pitures to share with :) It's inspired by Thanksgiving day :) Korean Thanksgiving was in September and I already did Asian style manicure for that day click [HERE] to see it. But I also wanted to make one for Europeans as well, something without pumpkins and turkeys LOL~. This is pre-made design but for ur Thanksgiving :)
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Mainly I used acrylic paints for this design and the white flowers are the stickers.
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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Challenge Day 16: TRIBAL PRINT nails.

Happy Sunday everyone! This was pre-made mani. I did this TRIBAL PRINT nails the other day and the day light was very weak, so please excuse my bad focused pictures >_<
For the Day 16 I really didn't had any ideas because I think square-looking nail design is not my style at all. But the rescue idea was to add a stamp design on top. Right now I'm still wearing those nails coz they are kindda cute LOL~, sorta abstract design :)
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Both hands...
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Material used:
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It was very simple to do. First I applied 2 coats of FRESH LIME, then I added RESORT CORAL strip in the middle of nail plate, added EARL GREY TEA on both sides of the orange color. Made a zig-zag line with BLUE nail art pen. Applied clear top coat, stamped black images and finaly added another top coat. Done!
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Thats it for TRIBAL nails. ThanQ everyone for always supporting me!!
Have a great weekend!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

NAIL CARE: Beautiful Cuticles!!!

HeLLo everyone! Zarina Villanueva asked about my cuticle care and requested for how-to get beautiful and neat cuticle. And this was the most hard request to me because I honestly do nothing with my cuticles. I just don't have them and all I need is moisturize them well...
But I want to stress DO NOT CUT or even bite never ever ur cuticles!! It may couse infection and simply create uncomfortable sensations at next stage of manicure. When cuticles damaged it may affect on slow growth of nails, as well as weak nails. If U have extra cuticle skin just use a cuticle remover and gently get rid of unwanted extra cuticle skin. Click [HERE] for step-by-step tutorial for cuticle care procedure.
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For my cuticles personally I only need some kind of moisturizers just to soften them and help my nails grow a bit faster.
  • The Face Shop RICH HAND Almond Organic Marula Oil cuticle & nail balm. This is my favourite cuticle and nail balm. It looks and feels almost like a vaseline and works just great for my cuticles! I use it every single night before I go to the bed. And in the morning my nails looks very moisturized and neat.
  • The Face Shop Face & It collection Moisture Essence. This is creamy texture product to soften the cuticles, very light consistency and absorbs immediately to the cuticles. I like use it during the day time and when I change my pedicure. Works very well for softening cuticle area.
  • ARITAUM Nail Therapy Care cuticle oil. This is just a basic cuticle oil which I bought a few days ago. Smells very good, deep moistirizing. Sometimes when I want  something lighter than cuticle balm I like using this oil.
  • ARITAUM Shea Butter cuticle & nail balm. Because my TFS RICH HAND cuticle and nail balm used to the bottom and it's need a replacement I bought this one. The same texture, the same deep moisturizer but smells better :)
Other than that I apply hand cream every now and then, try not allow the skin to be dry. 1-2 times a week I like to do a hand mask, keep it overnight or at least 30 mins. Just treat ur hands and cuticles daily and U will reach gorgeous-looking hands!
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Thats it for MY cuticle care! If there is any questions please feel free to ask them below, I'll be happy to answer to U!
HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND EVERYONE!!!
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P.S. I'm a bit OFF from blogging 'n such coz my lil' baby is still weak and don't eat at all. We didn't had a break between his growing teeth fever and flu. Yes, now he got flu and all the time I just try to feed him at least a little bit. This fall is so unusual and cold and all childrens has a different kindda reactions, so my lil' man decided to be ill. We are the most often hospital visitors LOL~

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Challenge Day 15: DELICATE PRINT nails.

It's a DELICATE PRINT day today and I asked to my sister to be my hand model again :) Coz I'm still wearing one-stroke flowers from my previous update and yet my eyes are still enjoying the design :) Anyways, for the delicate nails I used ARITAUM nail polish in AQUA NAVY (which is my new nail polish I bought a few days ago). 2 coats on, deep blue with a micro glitters to it. Amazing color! And some silver water decals for the main design. My actual idea was to create delicate but with a little touch of drama print, because everyone make such weak pastel tone color combinations for this theme and I want to be different LOL~
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Both hands, full mani on direct morning sunlight :)
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And just random nail picture for Etude House LUCIDarling nail polish in Music Box Mint 03. 2 layers on without top coat. Dries fast. The application is nice and smooth. Quite opaque texture.
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Thats it for Day 15 :)
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