Showing posts with label glitter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label glitter. Show all posts

My Sephora Collection Sparkle & Shine Picks

The holidays are here! This is the perfect time to shop! A little secret between you and I.... prices drop significantly at this time. Stores want to get more people in- buying and driving their daily sales total up. Sephora has some really good deals right now. Whether you go in-store or online- you're bound to find something you love for yourself or for a loved one.

Two-Toned Nails with Glitter

I love doing my nails. If I had the time I would redo them everyday!

Nail art has become so popular lately. The idea of doing nail art on yourself overwhelms a lot of people. 
You don't need to be an artist to turn heads with your nails.

Did you know that you could use items from your local dollar store to assist you with your nail art? Like circular reinforcements that you used in elementary school for lined paper! Use them as a guideline for half moon manicures. Those triangular white makeup sponges that come in packs of 100. Cut them up and use them to create an ombre nail look with your favourite polishes. 

Whenever my manicures start to expire I just get out my glitter. 

Avon MegaWatt Nail Enamel in “Shock” and “Pop” and 
Hard Candy Nail Lacquer in “Hip Hip Hooray.”
Crystal Confetti is a collection of trend-setting nail polish shades that puts the final touch on fingertips and toes with a top-quality formula.

Hardcandy has some of the best glitters!

L'oreal Paris Nail Products for Summer 2013

On top of being obsessed with hair, accessories and makeup my other love is nail polish. Back in May, I had the opportunity to go to a L'Oreal Paris nail event. At the event we had the opportunity hear from celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik. He shared the current trends and new L'Oreal products. 

This year there will be a strong emphasis on nail art. Nail art is the best way to spruce up your nails and really really attract attention. Look out for texture, rich tones and matte nails.

Everyone loves a unique top coat. It's easy to do it and it doesn't require a lot of "precision". L'Oreal has new topcoats called Colour Riche Nail Top Coats ($6.99 CAN) coming out July. 
The top coats range from a Matte velvet to a true gold glitter.

One of the most popular items at the event was the L'oreal Colour Riche Nail Lingerie ($9.99 CAN). These are nail stickers that have a 3D texture.They can be used on their own or on top of a polish. Tom told us a great trick that I want to share with you! He told us that you can apply a clear gel polish over the nail sticker and cure it under a UV light and it will last even longer.

For the ladies who have no time to spend on their nails, L'Oreal now has a press-on styles.  They are called Colour Riche Nail Press-On Couture ($14.99 CAN). Yes press-on nails are back and hotter than ever! There are eight new styles thats come out in July.

Lastly, I should mention that there are nine new shades from L'Oreal Color Riche ($6.99 CAN). These are beautiful rich tones that are popular all year around and work for every skin tone.

Which products are you excited to try?

My GetGelled Manicure Bar Experience

Recently, I had the most fun ever at a nail bar. 
As crazy as it seems, I can count the times I've had fun at a nail bar on one hand.

The place I'm talking about is called Get Gelled! Manicure bar.
A new, cute and modern place located in the Yonge/Bloor area.

I was recently contacted by Sun (owner) to see if I was interested in one of their services. After looking at her portfolio I knew I had to come in. I'm obsessed with nail art! I never got the opportunity to get it done in my area because nobody knows what the hell I'm talking about. Sun knew exactly wanted!

Here is the finished outcome!

Close-up of my nails

Unfortunately, I lost the bow today :( 
It was a lovely seven days...haha.
This totally gives me the opportunity to go back again!

If you're in the area check out Get Gelled! Manicure Bar.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Today marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness month! Cancer is a serious issue for me because it has affected so many individuals in my family. I would honestly do everything in my power to help out the cause.

In this post I'm going to highlight three amazing causes which you should support:
Rethink Breast Cancer, a charity that speaks to the needs of young women, has collaborated with top beauty, fashion, and lifestyle companies to design products where proceeds benefit breast cancer education,support and research programs. From nail polish and hair products to bracelets and watches, we encourage looking good for a cause this October! 

Nail of the Day: OPI Extravaganza

Isn't this glitter fab!! 
OPI Extravaganza is a bold, orange glitter polish with added silver sparkle which was a part of the OPI Burlesque collection back in Winter 2010.

Here is a different pic with flash:

What do you think?