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Red, black and white: stripes and glitter

A while back, someone was asking in a Facebook group what to do on their nails and I suggested red, black and white stripes. Someone else remarked that they could imagine that on my nails. And I agreed – I guess I’d suggested something that was very “me” – so, I chose to paint it […] Read more

Laquerdaisical Load of Pollocks

I have another Laquerdaisical polish on today. This is Load of Pollocks, a fab, multi-coloured glitter in a white base. I’m a sucker for these kinds of polishes. KBShimmer Oh Splat! is one of my favourites of all time. Seeing as the Royal Mail loves to destroy inbound polish parcels, this one from UK indie […] Read more

33DC Day 7: Art with your oldest untried

Today in the the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts 33 Day Challenge, it’s all about doing some nail art with your oldest untried polish. I have four polishes that I bought on the same day – back in September 2012 – that are still unused. I bought them all in The Original Factory Shop. I thought they […] Read more

Barry M Confetti Nail Effects Marshmallow

I didn’t think I’d like the “hairy” polishes, you know, the ones with bar glitter. The new trend for these polishes packed with matte bar glitter was passing me by because I just didn’t think I liked them. So I ignored the launch of feather effect polishes from Nails Inc., and then ignored the launch […] Read more

Easter pastel skittle mini egg nails

I wanted to do some Easter nails, but I’m not particularly religious, nor did I want cutesy bunny nails. So instead I thought I’d try to recreate some mini eggs on my nails. We love Cadbury mini eggs in our house, so why not?! I was a bit flummoxed when I looked more closely at […] Read more

L’Oreal Top Coat Confettis over L’Oreal Insolent Magenta

Well, March is fast becoming a month of new favourites. I decided my new favourite polish was OPI Can’t Find My Czechbook, and now I have a new favourite glitter topper. This is L’Oreal Confettis, one of four new polishes in their Top Coat range. It’s a clear base glitter top coat that consists of […] Read more