Monthly Archives: April 2013

Pastels & Dots

Lotus Deep Sea, Orly Lemonade, Lotus Pink Doll, Orly Gumdrop, Rimmel Lively Lilac


This is another one that has been sitting in the drafts folder forever. As soon as I was done dotting I knew something was off. When I uploaded the pics I realised the dots were little too big. Smaller dots would have looked more balanced/appropriate with my nubs.

So today I made a redo folder, where I put pictures of the mani I want to do again. I am afraid that includes almost all the ones I have done. 😛

Categories: Cremes, Dotting, Lotus Herbals, Orly, Pastels, Rimmel | 2 Comments

Gaga & Suzi

China Glaze Gaga for Green, OPI Suzi says Feng Shui


Categories: China Glaze, OPI, Ruffian | Leave a comment

Black & White

Coloroma Black. W7 Salt & Pepper.


This is from couple of weeks ago. Looking at these pictures I can tell it was more striking before the saran wrap.


Categories: Coloroma, Cremes, Glitter, Saran Wrap, Viviana, W7 | 4 Comments

Dotting the Reef

This is two coats of l’oreal’s Blue Reef. Great color, nice formula and a fantastic brush. Rididculous price!!


Tried doing a gradient with Revlon electric. Didn’t like it much so added the dots.The dots revived the sad looking gradient. 😀


Categories: Cremes, Dotting, Gradient, l'oreal, Revlon, Shimmer | 2 Comments



After some hot and humid April days, today we had cool breeze, clouds and some showers. Which is also why these pictures were taken in artificial light.

I am very proud of this mani. The base is Lakme Misty Grey. Rest is all acrylic colors. As soon as I did the tree my two year old woke up. Rest was done with her sleeping and waking in my lap.Things you learn!! 😛



Categories: Cremes, Freehand, Lakme | 2 Comments

Forced ….


I had the laziest week in long long time. I did nothing, not one productive thing. This is my half heart-ed attempt at stopping that week from converting into a month. 😀 I used OPI French Quater for your Thought and Revlon Electric. Two streaky polishes. One runny, one thick. This was no fun. Oh well! Something is better than nothimg. 🙂


Categories: Cremes, Duds, Layering, OPI, Revlon, Ruffian, Saran Wrap, Shimmer | Leave a comment

Sally Hansen Purple pizazz


Sally Hansen Purple Pizazz two coats (?) over a coat of Lotus plum delight

This is a great purple polish. This polish deserves more praise. But I am so tired, its better if I don’t try. 😛


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Happi-ly Blue

One coat of Zoya Happi over a coat of Lotus Playful Pink. Matte Topcoat. Artificial Light no flash.

Happi is one of my favourite polish! I wore it matte for the first time and it is just as stunning.

Today I wanted some blue nails but did not have the heart to remove Happi. Tape and Barry M Cyam Blue happily helped. 😀


Categories: Cremes, Duochromes, Essie, Lotus Herbals, Shimmer, Taping, Zoya | 2 Comments

Dots on Chocolate Frost


To be honest, this pic came out better than what the mani actually looked. The colors are great together,the dot gradient not so much.


Polishes I used were
Maybelline Chocolate Frost, 2 coats. Fab polish.
OPI Japanese Rose Garden
OPI French Quarter for your thoughts

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The shy Flakies on Catwalk

Bourjois Lime Catwalk. Three coats,No topcoat.Funky color 😛
It is a two coater, I did three for no good reason. 😀

Next saran wrap with Rimmel Instyle Coral and topped with Inglot flakie topcoat.


These pictures dont do justice to the mani. It looks way better IRL.

Reminds me of marbles.

Categories: Bourjois, Cremes, Flakie TC, Inglot, Layering, Nails, Rimmel, Saran Wrap | Leave a comment

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