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Everything But The Kitchen Sink manicure: purple

Some of my lovely Twitter friends are doing an Everything But The Kitchen Sink Manicure challenge. The challenge is fairly straightforward: on Saturdays in January you do your nails in an “everything but the kitchen sink” fashion. That basically means that you do a mismatched manicure where all (or nearly all) the nails are different. If you want to see […] Read more

My first nail art contest

I’ve entered my very first nail art contest! It’s run by Debbie Crumpet and is aimed at those who either don’t have a blog, or those that do have a blog, but where it has fewer than 50 followers. Debbie was one of the very first bloggers I started following and I love how active she […] Read more

MUA Fur-Effect Nails Fluffy Bobbin

I received nail mail from MUA the other day and was excited to try it out. Apart from some polishes, I also ordered some of their new “Fur-Effects Nails” products. These are little pots of flocking powder – and they’re great value at only £2. It’s really easy to apply. First you just use a […] Read more

Essie Winter Collection on Co-Buy at Buyapowa

I signed up a while ago for all the upcoming nail polish co-buys on BuyaPowa. I haven’t bought any of them yet, as they haven’t particularly appealed to me, but this one, a set of 4 mini Essie polishes from their Winter 2012 collection is very tempting …   The site describes them thus: Shall I or shan’t I? I’m […] Read more

China Glaze For Audrey with a water marble accent nail

I’ve tried water marbling once before. Just once. About four months ago, when my nail polish obsession was just in its infancy. It was abysmal. The technique seemed to work well but the polishes I used just didn’t and so I parked the idea of water marbling altogether, thinking I’d perhaps revisit it if I […] Read more