Update | where I’ve been + Easy Christmas nails!

Hi everyone! First of all, I want to say I am so so sorry that I haven’t been active on this blog for over a year. At first, I just couldn’t think of any ideas on what posts to do, I had no motivation at all. But then, a lot of things started happening in my life that I don’t want to share with everyone, but I just didn’t have the time to even write a short post saying why I’ve been gone.

Now, with the negative part over and done with, how have you all been! I hope you’re all doing well and that you understand why I’ve been gone and aren’t angry at me! I hope you haven’t given up on my blog, as I will start posting again from now on. I had a very strict schedule when I first started this blog, and I just couldn’t keep up with it. So now, I’m going to be a bit more relaxed with my posts, so hopefully it will all work out.

Now enough of that, let’s get on with the Tutorial! This is a really simple design , that anyone can do, as no tools are required. Hope you enjoy!

Here are the polishes I used, from left to right they are:

  • Sally Hansen complete care 4 in 1 treatment (my favourite base and top coat!)
  • OPI nail polish in “cute little vixen” I did a blog post with this polish, so if you want to find out more about it click Here!
  • W7 nail polish in “gold dazzle”


First, I applied my base coat, then 2 coats of the OPI nail polish. 

Then, I applied one coat of the gold polish to my whole nail on my ring finger. I applied a generous amount of  the gold polish to the to tips of my other nails, then with the excess nail polish on the brush, I started to drag that nail polish up to the middle of my nail, creating a gradient effect!

I hope you found this tutorial helpful, it’s perfect for any Christmas parties, and anyone can do it! Please comment any ideas you may have for my future blog posts! Have a lovely day. X 

Autumn nail polish favourites | Collab with Lucieleannexo

  
Hey everyone! Today’s post is all about my favourite Autumn/winter nail polishes! This is a Collab with the lovely Lucie Leanne from Lucieleannexo , her blog is absolutely amazing and you should totally check out out!! I love to use dark, burgundy colours during autumn, then glitter nail polishes for winter and Christmas! I have picked my top 5 favourite polishes, so let’s get started! 

   
   
Here are the nail polishes, from left to right they are:

  • Revlon “sequins”
  • Opi “cute little vixen”
  • Chanel “lotus rouge 455”
  • Ciate paint pot “wait until dark”
  • Essie “Bahama mama”

  

      Starting with the Opi nail polish, “cute little vixen” is a slightly shimmery, metallic red with violet undertones, in natural light, it looks more red toned, but during the evening I found that it looked quite purple. This was perfect with 2 coats.

        
      Next, we have the revlon nail polish in “sequins” this is just a basic gold glitter nail polish, with chunky hex glitter, with some finer gold glitter, in a clear polish. Perfect for on top of a deep colour such as Bahama mama.

        
      Next, we have the Chanel nail polish in “lotus rouge” Personally, I wouldn’t spend โ‚ฌ23.50 on another one of their nail polishes, because I know there is probably a drugstore brand that has the same colour at a better price. I didn’t find anything special about the formula, or brush, But this is a really gorgeous almost “blood” red colour. Opaque in 2 coats, and you get 13ml of product! 

        
      Now, we have the ciate paint pot in “wait until dark” this is a gorgeous deep purple, with metallic shimmer running through it. I do not have any other colour in my collection like this, I will definitely repurchase this! It’s perfect for this time of year.

        
      Lastly, we have my all time favourite Autumn/winter nail polish! It’s Essie “Bahama mama” I always have this on my nails during this time of year. Essie describe this as a “warm, rich, creamy, deep plum” and I think that is the perfect description of this polish! I definitely recommend this to everyone, and I will continue to repurchase this every year!
      I hope you all enjoyed this post, and if you want a full review on any of those nail polishes above, just let me know in the comments! Have a great day! ๐Ÿ™‚ x

      Summer Favorites | Top 10 Essentials


      Hey everyone! Today I’m doing a collab post with the lovely Amy from Polishedbyamy! We decided to do a top 10 Summer favourites round up, and we did 5 favourites each, so you can read Amy’s 5 favourites over on her blog that I linked above!

      1. Cocoa Brown 1 hour tan “dark”



      This is my favourite fake tan ever!! If you live in Ireland, you know that we don’t get much sun, because it’s always raining๐Ÿ˜‚ But, with the Cocoa Brown “original” tan you can keep it on for 1 hour “light” 2 hours “medium” or finally 3 hours for a dark tan. I used to always leave the original one on for 3 hours, but I found the new darker version in penneys a while ago, and I’ve been using it ever since! This is perfect for all us pale girls! (If you would like me to do a review on all the cocoa brown products, let me know!

      2. Hollister body spray “crescent bay”


      This is my go to scent for the summer! I don’t like to wear it in the winter though, as it’s a bit sweet and fruity! It reminds me of watermelons! The Hollister sprays are a bit expensive, but they are definitely worth it in my opinion!

      3. Catrice nail polish “(S)wimbledon”

      I only bought this a few days ago, and I love it! I love turquoise polishes, because they suit almost every skin type. This one is a very bright turquoise shade, with some silver shimmer running through it, but the shimmer isn’t that noticeable once you applied it your nails. I’ll be doing a review on this in a few days, and it will include swatches of this polish etc, so keep your eyes peeled!๐Ÿ˜‰

      4. Mac prep and prime transplant finishing powder. (Pressed)



       

       Since I have very dry skin, I’ve always had a problem trying to find a powder that doesn’t emphasise my dry patches! My mother actually bought this for me as a birthday present, because she heard it was good for any skin type. I’ve been using it for the past few weeks and it’s amazing!! It blurs imperfections, and suits any skin colour since its transparent, and it’s perfect for very dry to oily skin! Definitely a summer favourite for me!

      5. Mac lipstick “creme cup”

      Mac lippie colage

      This was another early birthday present that I got off my friend! I usually go for more nude/soft pink lipsticks for my everyday look, but I do like to wear a bright lip every now and then!๐Ÿ˜‰ This is a cool toned light pink colour, usually pale pinks make me look like a ghost, but not this one! I think it would be too light on darker skin tones though. It’s a perfect everyday nude lip colour for summer, and winter!

      So that’s it for my Summer beauty favourites! Like I said before, make sure you check out Amys favourites that I linked at the start! I hope you liked this post, and have a great day!  ๐Ÿ™‚

      6 Fun Nail Art Designs!


      Hello everyone! Today I’m going to be showing you 6 really fun/summery nail designs you can do, for the last month of summer! They are kind of difficult, but if you would like a tutorial on any of them, please comment which one you want down below!

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      Makeup Haul & Review | L’Orรฉal, Barry M, NYC and more!!

        
      Hi everyone! Today’s post is all about drugstore makeup! I decided to start making posts on beauty products every so often, but don’t worry, I’ll still do all my nail tutorials!๐Ÿ˜‰

      Disclaimer: I bought most of these products in super drug, but anything marked with a * was sent to me. These are my honest opinions on the products.

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      8 Summer nail art designs


      Hello everyone! Today, I’m going to be showing you 8 different summer nail designs! There are 4 easy, simple ones, then 4 more “detailed” ones. My nail art wheels arrived yesterday from eBay, so I just had to try them out! ( I really recommend them for trying out new designs!)

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