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Turquoise waves on a pink beach
2 years ago

Turquoise waves on a pink beach

I’m back, tentatively dipping my toe back into blogging.  I’ve had a rough time over the last 18 months, so even doing my nails has been a struggle.  There is a new Cirque Colors group on Facebook, where last week an inspiration photo of turquoise waves crashing on a pink beach was posted, so I gave it a go.

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Chanel Verde Pastello swatch Neapolis Spring 2018
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3 years ago

Chanel Verde Pastello swatch Neapolis Spring 2018

New, fun Chanel polishes are out, and you’re going to love these spring colours! I’m swatching them for you with a quick review, starting with Chanel Verde Pastello, a fresh turquoise creme.

My bottle of Verde Pastello has some weird wrinkles in the glass, just below the cap.

My bottle of Verde Pastello has some weird wrinkles in the glass, just below the cap.

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Purple Mojave Turquoise water spotted nail art
4 years ago

Purple Mojave Turquoise water spotted nail art

I had been feeling like I’d really lost my inspiration and motivation lately. After joining in on a Bloggeration Chat on Sunday morning I had a look through my Pinterest board, and found some Purple Mojave Turquoise that I found really beautiful. I put my mind to recreating it as nail art, and I’m so happy with the results.

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Watermarble Starburst
5 years ago

Watermarble Starburst

The challenge for this week’s Watermarble Practice Wednesday is Matte Starburst. Let’s just say I still need the practice! I’ve managed to avoid the bubbles this time, but somehow I managed to miss the Watermarble Starburst when I dipped my fingers.  Read More

Turquoise Nail Art Tutorial
5 years ago

Turquoise Nail Art Tutorial

This is one of my favourite designs and one I have done a few times before.  I keep coming back to it because it’s one of those designs that is …
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Rainbow Watermarble
5 years ago

Rainbow Watermarble

Another Wednesday, another watermarble.  I’m really getting into this.  After cursing the very concept of this technique, the OPI Color Paints and #WatermarblePracticeWednesday has got me actually enjoying it. I …
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Halloween: Things That Go Bump In The Night
5 years ago

Halloween: Things That Go Bump In The Night

The final day’s prompt for the Scream Spectacular is Things That Go Bump In The Night. Spiders scare me more than anything, so I paired them with my chosen colour …
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Watermarble Wonder
6 years ago

Watermarble Wonder

It’s no secret that I’ve never been able to master water marbling. It’s been a big fail (and source of amusement for others) for a long time.  Over the last …
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Swatch: Chanel Summer 2015 Mediterranée
6 years ago

Swatch: Chanel Summer 2015 Mediterranée

Last swatch from this collection! Is it just me, or is this more transitional to autumn, rather than summer?

This is Mediterranée, a vibrant turquoise. It’s got the same …
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Review: Black Iridescent Studs
6 years ago

Review: Black Iridescent Studs

I’ve been sent these super pretty oval studs from Born Pretty Store to review for you.  They are faceted and black, but have an iridescent finish that shows blue, green, …
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