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Fall skittlette in brown, red and gold featuring Zoya - Cinnamon

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You may or may not have noticed that I went on hiatus for the summer. Sorry about the lack of notice – it wasn’t something I had planned on, but between my daughter being home for summer break and adoptingĀ a new puppy to house train, play with and cuddle, I decided to put my nails on the back burner.

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Stamping Plate Review: JQL-01

Advanced stamping featuring Ulta - Holiday in Turqs & Caicos and NOPI Pretty in PLum

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It’s been a while since I reviewed any stamping plates, but I was sent the JQL-01 stamping plate by LadyQueen.com. A large portion of my nail art involves stamping, so I really like to try out new tools. Check out my full review and some stamped manicures below!

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Trust Fund Beauty – Champagne Problems; Swatch and Review Plus Valentine Nail Art

Trust Fund Beauty - Champagne Problems

The Allure Beauty Box is one of my monthly treats. There hasn’t been a month yet where I didn’t get at least 2-3 products that I absolutely loved. Unfortunately (and I tell them every time they give me a survey) they do not include enough nail polish! It’s been months since the last polish (Butter London – The Sweet Spot). Luckily they managed to stave off my cancellation a bit longer with the inclusion of Trust Fund Beauty – Champagne Problems! Continue reading

Stamped Multi-chrome Goodness!

ILNP - Sirene stamped with M Polish - To Have and to Holo

It’s no secret that I have major lust for any multi-chrome polish. I find them enthralling (more-so than holo even) and eventually I want all of them. Perhaps you can understand how bombastically thrilled I was to receive a bottle of ILNP – Sirene from my Secret Santa swap? Of course I had to put it right on!

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Advanced Stamping in Fall Tones

Advanced stamping chevron nails

Advanced stamping is one of those techniques that I have been in awe of for years, but for multiple reasons I had not managed to conquer it. My main problem was that I was trying to place dried decals on my nails and could never get them to lay down nicely because my nails curve quite a bit from side-to-side as well as front-to-back. I finally found the way to do it that works best for me and I am super pleased with the results!

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