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Saturday, 30 January 2016

Nail Art // Icy Polar Bear Stamping with Color Club and MoYou London


I feel like our winter here in Toronto keeps coming and going... One day it's -7°C and then next it's 12°C! What is going on! Well, theoretically it should be cold right now, so I'm just going to pretend we're having a real winter with the help of this cute winter mani. Polar bears and snow and ice and holo! Sounds like a fabulous winter to me. :)

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Guest Post for Polish Those Nails!


Hi loves, today I have a guest post up at Polish Those Nails for Marisa's Blogger Takeover series! It's my first successful water marble, hooray!



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Monday, 25 January 2016

Nail Art // Bonjour Says Ralph The Rabbit

Nail art featuring red nail polish and a rabbit water decal

I know I say this a fair bit, but these are hands-down my favourite nails in recent memory! They were so simple to do and I almost cried when I had to take them off. What was it that got me? Was it the perfect apple red base? The adorable mustachioed bunny? The font used for the wording? I don't know! But I love it! Ahhhh!

Want to see more and find out where I got the decals to put this look together? Check under the cut! (And yes, I have named him - meet Ralph!)

Saturday, 23 January 2016

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup for the Week Ending January 22nd 2016


Check out some gorgeous looks from some gorgeous ladies in this week's BBC roundup. :)

  • Never Say Die Beauty: Allison from Never Say Die Beauty is giving away a purse spray of exotic Lady Vengeance eau de parfum from indie brand, Juliette Has A Gun. Enter to win it!

  • Makeup by Kim Porter: Kim reviews the Irresistible Me Diamond Professional Flat Iron, see how it worked on her natural hair.

  • Color Me So CrazyTweezerman Has All the Goodies for Your Nails!

  • I Know all the Words: CC gets cushy with Pur Air Perfection CC Cushion Foundation.

  • Katie Garvin: Katie shared how she keeps her legs smooth and silky throughout the winter on her blog this week! There's a bonus DIY body scrub recipe, too!

  • Makeup Obsessed Mom: Get fit in the comfort of your own home using resistance bands. See how Stacie is using hers.

  • Confessions of a Makeup AddictIT Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush Duo

  • ProcrastiNails: Pink, blue, stamping and chevrons are some of the things that make up this fun hipster mani Katherine did this week!

  • TheFabZilla: Are you into liquid lipsticks? TheFabZilla shares the high's and low's of MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick 

  • Be Happy And Buy Polish: Thinking about picking up Formula X Alchemy II? Jessica compared it to the original Alchemy this week!

  • Beauty by Miss L: Are you looking for matte lipstick that doesn't dry out your lips? Then Avon True Colour Perfectly Matte lipsticks might become your new favorite lipsticks!

  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Looking for a gorgeous neutral eyeshadow palette that is affordable? Then check out the Makeup Revolution Ultra 32 Eyeshadow Palette in Affirmation! It’s affordable and stunning!

  • Notes from My Dressing TableLumixyl Trifecting Night Cream is a beautiful way to get started on the Retinol Road. Erika shares her review of this treatment that will help you get a gorgeous, glowing complexion.

  • Collective BeautyAffordable makeup storage solutions!

  • Peppermint Lips Beauty BlogYour Soft Lips Best Friend: ChapStick products review & Giveaway!




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    Wednesday, 20 January 2016

    Nail Art // Layered Stamping with MoYou London Hipster 07 Plate and Mundo de Unas

    Nail art featuring pink chevrons with blue birds stamped on top

    Yay, layered stamping! Pairing more than one stamping design is still tricky for me, but I think I did pretty good this time. :) It helps using multiple images from the same plate I think.

    In this case I used one of my new(er) MoYou London plates - Hipster 07. These birds and chevrons (Is that what you would call these? I kind of want to call them tire tracks, but I think they are also chevrons) pair perfectly, and this look also gave me the chance to play with some of my Mundo de Unas polishes. Hooray!

    Tuesday, 12 January 2016

    Unboxing + Swatch // Julep It's Whipped Matte Lip Mousses from the December 2015 Maven Box

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    Today we have a kind of a combination of post... It's both my review of the December 2015 Julep Maven Box and also a review of Julep's new Matte Lip Mousses! I chose to upgrade my box in December to get all 8 shades so there isn't anything else to look at in this box aside from the candy. But when I say "there isn't anything else" I also mean "there doesn't need to be anything else" as I am in love with each and every shade as well as the application of Julep's Matte Lip Mousse!