Tuesday, 9 April 2013

KBShimmer spring polishes, swatch & review!

now, i didn't pick up all of KBShimmer's spring polishes, just my favorites.
but i thought i would share all the pastel, glitter goodness! these are some of my favorite indie's ever released.

i'll be showing you Where My Peeps At?, Spring Training & Iris My Case.

this is Where My Peeps At? it is a pastel yellow jelly with blue, yellow, pink & green hex glitter. this is great! this was 3 coats and it applied beautifully. it makes me like yellow. in my opinion this is the better version of Candeo Jellybean. easier to apply, more flattering on my skin tone & funner glitter. perfect for spring!

this is 3 coats of Spring Training. this was a quick favorite. it's a mint green jelly/creme with multicolored hex glitters. mint green with glitter? i am very much in favor of that. and again, it applied beautifully with no problems and the glitter was nice and dense.

and last, but not least, Iris My Case. this is a great lilac jelly/creme with pink, blue, purple & white hex glitters. lilac is a huge weakness of mine, so this was an obvious grab when i saw it. this was also 3 coats for full opacity and again, great formula.

here's a picture showing my obsession with lilac glitter indies. have i gone overboard? maybe. am i ashamed? not even a lil bit.

you can purchase KBShimmer polishes on Harlow & Co for all the international ladies, and you can also purchase them from KBShimmer's Etsy for all American residents.

Sunday, 7 April 2013

easter nails!

so these are a tad late, but here are my easter themed nails!
these were super fun to create.

i used Happy Hands Lady Goodman (which is amazing, by the way!) for an extra eyecatching, glittery base. then i painted a bunny on my ring fingers & a chick on my thumb! and of course i couldn't leave my other fingers and went with blue & yellow polka dots. i used Lime Crime polishes for all of the art (with the exception of the white).

aren't these adorable! i really enjoyed wearing these and got tons of compliments on them.
did any of you rock easter nails?

Friday, 5 April 2013

entry to Kayla Shevonne's nail art contest!

so Kayla Shevonne is hosting a nail art contest inspired by indie polish! i have a drawer full of specifically indie polish, so this was a fun one to figure out.
i decided on using my favorite indie of all time, and two of my newest additions!

for this mani i used my first Gloss n Sparkle polishes in Passion Pop and Cookie Dough. for the base on my art nails i used Lime Crime Milky Ways which is my favorite indie AND my favorite polish of all time in general. i'm on my third bottle of it. it's great.

the point of this contest is to make the indies the star. so for one, i wanted to use entirely indies (with the outlining being the only exception), and two, i wanted to do art inspired by their names! so because passion pop is a bright coral with lots of assorted hex glitter, i created lollipops. and with cookie dough (which is a perfect representation featuring a light brown base with dark brown hex glitters) i created cookies!

i hope this lives up to Kayla's expectations of her theme. i am an indie polish fan forever, and will buy them till people stop making them! (which i hope is never)

if you'd like to enter her contest you can click here!