Friday, June 29, 2012

Rainbow Watercolor Nails

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This manicure was the result of my creation of a Fourth of July manicure a couple of weeks ago. It was too early to sport the red, white, and blue manicure for more than just pictures. But it was easy to transform the Old Glory Tie dye nails (seen below in High Five for Friday) into Rainbow Watercolor Nails with the addition of a few dots of yellow polish, Sinful Colors Let's Meet.

Old Glory Tie dye Nails:  To achieve this look, I painted my nails with two coats of Orly Softest White and a thick layer of fast-drying topcoat. After that dried thoroughly, I worked each color on each nail individually. I placed about three small dots of Julep Amy on my nail and then using a nail art brush soaked with acetone, thinned and spread the color a bit on my nail. After doing that to each nail, I did the same thing with China Glaze Dorethy Who? and then Revlon Fearless, and finally Orly Softest White. I kept each color separate for the most part, but allowed a little bit of overlap and blending. I topped with fast-drying topcoat.

Rainbow Watercolor Nails:  Create Old Glory Tie dye Nails. Using Sinful Colors Let's Meet, place about two or three dots on each nail and gently blend the colors using an acetone dipped nail art brush. Top with fast-drying topcoat. I then stamped my nails with Orly Softest White using bornprettystore's plate m65 and one final topcoat. Thanks to Colores de Carole for her willingness to take a bold manicure and add even more pop with some stamping. I followed her lead on that and I like the way it turned out.

Considering how many layers of topcoat I was wearing, I'm surprised that this polish didn't just peel off in sheets after two days. It was a really fun manicure and garnered a few compliments. However, once it started chipping, at about four days in, there was no stopping it. By day six, there was severe chipping on both thumbs, index, and middle fingers. I enjoyed this mani a lot and the acetone blending technique gave me some other ideas for prolonging my nail polish wear time, but I'll post about that next week.

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What do you think of the rainbow nails? Have you tried out watercolor nails? If so, did  you enjoy creating a watercolor manicure?


1. Drive-in movies:  I love drive in movies, the stars, the sliver of moon overhead. We saw Brave, which was a really sweet story about a daughter and mother reconnecting and discovering one another. It was a double feature and the second film was The Avengers. It was a great, action-packed movie.

2. A lazy, breezy afternoon in the park:  My girlie and I took a trip to the park the other afternoon. We saw a deer in a field, found some raspberries, threw rocks in the creek, and played on the playground.
3. A fortunate trip out to the garden:  I was making guacamole the other day and was not content with the jalapeno I had in the house. I decided to go out to the garden to pick one. While walking to the backyard, I saw the back end of a bird that seemed to have strangled itself in the slats of our neighbor's fence. I gasped, "Oh, no! Poor birdie," and then the little bird began struggling, apparently not strangled. I ran to the house and got my husband outside with his work gloves. He grabbed a tennis racket and flicked the back end of the bird, giving him the boost he needed to get unstuck. I don't know if he survived, but he was exhausted and stunned, so we just left him alone to catch his breath and regain his energy. There was no evidence of the little bird the next day, so I'll imagine him living a happy bird life . . .  Oh yeah, and about the jalapeno, we decided that the ones in the garden weren't ripe enough, so I used the one from the house anyway.

4. Unexpected tomatoes:  My garden had a couple of random plants growing this spring. There were three tomato plants. I hope that they are from the heirloom tomatoes I planted last year and not the hybrid tomato, but either way, all three plants are beginning to set fruit. They are my fun mystery tomato plants.

5. Old Glory Tie dye Nails:  I feel very lucky that my Independence Day inspired manicure was included in  Nouveau Cheap's "Indpendence Day Manicure Roundup." There are some really fun and beautiful manicures in that roundup.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Tuesday's Treats: Custom made Dress

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Hello, lovelies. This is the very first piece of apparel I have ever sewed for myself. The only other clothing I sewed was a pillowcase dress for a friend's baby. I am so proud of myself for making a dress that I can actually wear. It is not perfect; The buttonholes are a little big, uneven, and not quite straight, but it is my first dress, so I won't beat myself up about it. It is from the Vintage Vogue 2960 pattern.

I learned so much about proper fit and alteration of pattern while making this dress with the help of The New Complete Guide to Sewing (TNCGTS). The book is amazing. Apparently, I have very straight posture, so the back was gapping. You can see that I learned how to add a tuck to prevent the gapping. I truly am a beginning sewer, so even the most basic of instructions on the pattern would make me say, "Huh?" I just grabbed TNCGTS and found very clear illustrations and instructions so that I could do everything required to make this dress. I highly recommend the book to any beginning sewers or anyone who wants to start sewing.

Like I said, this is the first dress I sewed for myself and it has big imperfections, but I love it. And it is super twirly. I can't wait to wear it for my friend's wedding next month.

What are your favorite crafty things to do? What are your favorite things this week? Check out Tuesday's Treats!

Have a great week!

Sunday, June 24, 2012

The Sunday Social, Week 3

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Sunday Social

What is your all-time favorite song?
 I can't choose just one. It depends on my mood. Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead, Black by Pearl Jam, Norwegian Wood by the Beatles (actually all of the album Rubber Soul), A Living Prayer by Alison Krauss and Union Station (she has the most lovely voice ever), Fields of Gold by Sting

Edited to add: I can't believe I forgot I Believe by Stevie Wonder!
What is your favorite singer/band? Another one that is really hard to decide. I guess if I could only listen to one band for the rest of my life, it would have to be The Beatles. They have a huge catalog of music and they experimented with different sounds.
What is your theme song/song that best describes your life? Geez, the hardest question ever! Maybe Turn the World Around, seen below, because I'm an earth girl and always try to focus on our interconnectedness, feeling sure that the world would be so much better if we all saw those connections.
What songs put you in a good mood? The Luckiest by Ben Folds, Never Forget You by the Noisettes, Island in the Sun by Weezer, Turn the World Around by Harry Belafonte (and my daughter loves to sing and dance around to this one with me, especially when we listen to the version with the Muppets).

What is your favorite roadtrip music? Weezer, old 80's Madonna, anything we can sing along with.
What song are you embarrassed to admit you love? Mable by Goldfinger. It just brings me back to those carefree college and post college years when my friends and I would decide in a moment that we were taking a road trip.

Now, I think I'm going to listen to some music; first on the list is Turn the World Around, since my daughter just saw the video clip on the computer and insisted that we need to watch it now. That was a difficult list to answer, but fun to think about.

Have a great rest of your Sunday!

Friday, June 22, 2012

A Few of My Favorite Things Giveaway!

Pin It Apparently my husband thinks I sound like Oprah with this giveaway title . . . I don't remember; is that what she called her giveaways? I am certainly not Oprah, or else I would be giving this to all of my followers. I can only give out two prizes packages this time. Maybe when I win the lotto . . . I probably have to start playing the lotto though. Moving on.

Since I began blogging, I have collected some of my favorite manicure products. I have talked about some of these on here, but I wanted to really share them with you. This is two giveaways in one. Only US residents are eligible for Prize A or US residents could select Prize B, which is opened internationally. You must be a GFC follower of this blog, you must choose a prize and you must provide an email address to be eligible to win.

Entries will be accepted until Monday, July 23.

Prize A:
New bottles (L-R):  Nfu Oh 51, Sonia Kashuk Fairy Princess,  Aili's Violet Dream (a franken by me), China Glaze  Surfin' For Boys, and Sinful Colors Green Ocean

New containers of Badger Cuticle Care and JASON Natural E.F.A. Hand & Body Lotion

Prize B:

A set containing 12 floral water decals, 2 packages of nail stickers (14  stickers in each)

3 new stamping plates

A set containing 16 gold nail foils

a Rafflecopter giveaway

All products are new and were bought by me. The winners will be selected within a week following the end of the giveaway and notified by e-mail. Winners must respond to e-mail within 48 hours or a new winner will be selected.

Good luck!

Floral Water Decals

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Hello again! I have a new favorite to share with you today . . . it seems like I say that a lot, but look at this. If you can apply a temporary tattoo, you can apply water decals to your nails. The water decals I have came in packs of 12, so you can make a big mistake on one or two nails and still be able to do the manicure. I bought these from and unfortunately the instructions on the website were wrong. I had to do some experimenting to figure out how to use the water decals.

You need a bowl of lukewarm water. You cut each nail decal out and I found that I could place the second decal in the water as I began applying the decal for the first nail. The decals are on a paper backing and will not come off the backing unless they are really wet. I peeled them off with my fingernails and tweezers. I then lightly dried the decal, centered it on my nail and smoothed it on. Once removed from the paper backing, the decals can handle a little bit of abuse, so if it didn't place perfectly, I could move it around a bit. I use a rubberized basecoat and that helped the decals to adhere to my nails. I cut most of the excess decal from the tip of each fingernail. Right after application, the decals didn't look completely smooth.

After all the decals were in place, I coated each nail with a layer of Gelous and wrapped around the tip, tucking the excess decal under the nail's free edge with the brush (I didn't use my fast drying topcoat for fear that it would bubble the decals like it did the stickers last week). The Gelous topcoat kind of melted the decals a little bit into the nail. This was a good thing. It made the decals look more like they were painted on than stuck on. It smoothed out the decals completely. Since the Gelous painted parts were a bit melty, it made removal of excess decal from the sides near the cuticles a little easier and it just peeled off with gentle scraping of a cuticle stick. After the Gelous had dried for a couple of minutes, I added the fast drying topcoat and there was no bubbling, just pretty flowers. I had to shoo little hoverflies away from my fingers all week because they thought my nails were really covered in flowers . . . silly little bugs.

Look at that! Six days and only tip wear. That never happens for me. I am usually a chippy mess by day six. This made me so happy and this mani was so much fun, that I decided to revitalize it with french tips in Revlon Orchid. It gave me three more days with the manicure. Nine days for a manicure. Not bad. I will definitely be purchasing more of these water decals in the future. If you like these, take a look at my giveaway and perhaps you could win a set of these wonderful water decals.

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1. Ladybugs:  Ladybugs are spectacular killers of aphids and they are adorable. My daughter and I have been watching the development of ladybugs on our Japanese meadowood bush over the past couple of weeks. She saw and would talk to the larvae that look very little like lady bugs and I took a picture of one of the larvae that was changing into a ladybug. The other day, during a lunch picnic, a ladybug decided that it just wanted to hang out and take a little rest on my girl's hand. She was thrilled!
2. Finally finishing a project:  I had only the tiniest amount of sewing to do on my dress and I procrastinated, but it is finally finished. I really love it!

3. Sea Monster:  I gave my husband this knitted dice bag as a Father's Day present. He had been asking me to make it for a long time, but I knit it in secret. He loves it and tells me that it fits the perfect amount of dice.
4. Strawberry Shortcake:  I need it just once a year and it is perfection, just that taste of strawberry with lightly sweetened whipped cream on a tender biscuit . . . It is a good think that I really only crave it about once a year or I would not fit out my front door. My daughter insisted that we eat strawberry shortcake while watching Strawberry Shortcake . . . Goofball.
5. Shabby Apple:  I just received the dress I ordered using the gift certificate that I won a few weeks back. It fits me perfectly and looks just wonderful. I love it!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Tuesday's Treats: Seche Retain

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Hi all! Sorry I haven't really responded to any comments in a couple of days. I have had and still have some issues to attend to around that house that haven't left time for much else. I wanted to take a moment to share this amazing nail treatment with you. On the Sally Beauty Supply website, the product description reads, "Seche RETAIN keeps nails strong and protected. It is more than just maintenance - it is continuing therapy to help keep nails long and beautiful." That is no lie. I have always had strong nails, but since using RETAIN, I have had significantly less breakage. It really feels like there is a thick, protective layer over my nails.

The Seche Perfect Nail line has RETAIN to keep healthy nails in good shape, REBUILD for weak or peeling nails, and RECONDITION to condition dry, brittle nails. If you have the June Sally's flyer with coupon, you can get any one of these Seche nail treatments for free with the purchase of two China Glaze polishes. Check it out!

Have you tried any of the Seche Perfect Nail products? What do you think of them?

Check out the other treats at Spot of Tea.


Sunday, June 17, 2012

The Sunday Social, week 2

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Sunday Social

Favorite movie of all time? Cinema Paradiso. It is an Italian film that I consider love story about a little boy, his mentor, and the movies. The little boy is adorable too. I have friends who refuse to watch subtitled movies (men who only watch action flicks), that got so engrossed in this movie that they didn't even realize they were reading after a couple of minutes. Just DON'T EVER watch the director's cut of the movie, only the theatrical release; theatrical release was just a better story.
Favorite movie quote? "Badgers!? We don't need no stinkin' badgers!" -UHF
Best movie to watch for a girls night in? When Harry met Sally
Best breakup movie? French Kiss (yes, another Meg Ryan movie. There were some great ones. French Kiss also has awesome quotes: "My ass is twitching. You people make my ass twitch.").
Favorite celeb eye candy?

Hugh Jackman. No contest.
Which movie star's closet would you want to raid? First, I need a time machine and then a drastic change to my figure, . . . But without a doubt it would be Audrey Hepburn. When Hubert de Givenchy first met Audrey Hepburn, he was surprised because he was expecting another Hepburn, Katherine. I think it worked out well for both Audrey and Mr. Givenchy that they teamed up.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Illamasqua Nomad

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Hello, Dearies. I fell in love with Illamasqua Nomad the moment I saw it. It is a vivid green, that has an almost candy appearance to it. But this polish is more than just looks. It was an absolute dream to apply. It looked decent with one coat, but perfect with two coats. It was smoother and more even than most of the polishes I own.

I could have worn Nomad by itself, but I have been trying to show some simple nail art recently and it is just about strawberry season in New York, so I thought that these stickers would be the perfect touch on this candy color. These stickers applied smoothly to the nail, but the full nail sticker freaked out and wrinkled when I applied a fast drying topcoat. I have since experimented with the stickers using Gelous instead of the fast drying topcoat and the wrinkling did not occur. Next time I use the full size stickers, no fast drying topcoat; lesson learned.

I removed the polish after six days of wear. The manicure looks pretty bad, but I spent a lot of time pulling weeds while wearing the manicure. Wearing gardening gloves does not protect nail polish all that well, in my experience. To be honest, even if this really bad chipping had not been in part due to my being really hard on my nails, I would still love and be willing to wear this polish often. It was so incredibly easy to apply that it was a joy!

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So, what do you think of Nomad? Did the stickers work with this manicure?


Five of my favorite things over the past week:

1. Lemon Eating Contest:  My nephew's birthday party was this past weekend and a lemon eating contest could be the very best kids' party game ever . . . at least for the adult audience. The kids make hilarious face, but keep eating. Lemon doesn't stain. Kids sometimes don't have the best breath, but lemon helps to freshen their breath. Awesome!
2. Preschool Graduation:  My little girl's preschool graduation was this week. And while I tend to be a bit of a pragmatist and find it a little silly to make a big deal out of such things (kind of like placing your flag triumphantly after climbing the first 1,000 feet of Mount Everest), the look of pride on my daughter's face told me that it wasn't just a silly ceremony.
3. Chicken Fajitas:  My husband grilled the most delicious chicken fajitas for dinner this week. Cooking outdoors kept the kitchen cooler on a warm day and grilling means that my husband did most of the work. Really good with a lemon garlic marinade and he said it was simple too.
4. Finding the last bottle of polish at Sally's:  I went into Sally's with my list of must-haves. Number 1 on that list was China Glaze Surfin' for Boys. I rushed over to the China Glaze Neons display and looked under several bottles feeling sure that none of them were the right color. It was not there. However, there was just what I wanted in the storeroom, so yay!
5. Stepping out of my comfort zone:  I am a little bit shy. It's not a debilitating shyness, but I am most at ease with my closest friends. When I talk with or spend time with people I don't know well, I am always afraid that I will just sit there with nothing to say and no way to easily leave the situation, that everyone will feel the awkwardness. My husband convinced me to go over and hang out with our neighbors last weekend and I was apprehensive, but I went over. I knew they were nice people already, but I had such a good time and got to meet a couple of their friends and play a silly board game. Good times.

Have a fabulous weekend! And wish all the wonderful dads an extra Happy Father's Day!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

June's Mini Mani: Softest White with polka dots

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This month my little girl allowed me to give her a bit of nail art. She said that her favorite colors of the moment were purple and white. She decided on a white base with purple decoration. I don't expect perfection when I do a four year old's fingernails, just something that is colorful and not smudged all over the furniture . . . Mission accomplished. This is Orly Softest White with Revlon ColorStay Amethyst.

I like to do cute stamped art on her nails, but I didn't think that she would sit for me once for the base color and again for the stamping the other day. So she got polka dots instead. She chose her right thumb as an accent nail. I think it came out cute, but the purple bled a little into the white with the application of fast drying topcoat even though I gave the polish plenty of time to set up.

Do you ever have color bleeding problems when doing nail art over light colors? How do you combat it? Do you ever do nail art for mini nails?

Island Girl Insights

I'm joining up with Rachael 's monthly blog hop for the very first time today. If you have not checked out her blog, you should. She is beyond adorable and her posts full of beauty and humor. Enjoy!


Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Tuesday's Treats: Gingher Charlene dressmaker's shears

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I bought these at Joann's a couple of years ago. I could have gotten the boring, but utilitarian shears with the silver metal handles for a few bucks less. But look at how pretty the purple floral handles are!

I mentioned that I have been sewing my first dress ever and I'm almost finished. Cutting out the fabric for the dress would have been tedious except that I could hold these (very sharp) beauties in my hand for the cutting. I even enjoy just looking at them.

Are there any odd things that you just love or that thrill you too?

Check out some other treats today at the Tuesday's Treats linkup.


Sunday, June 10, 2012

The Sunday Social! week 1

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Sunday Social

Here is a brand new linkup from Ashley's Carnival Ride. It is a fun way to get to know a little bit about other bloggers. Check it out.

1. How did you come up with your blog name? I like alliteration and the idea of my blog is to show off fun manicures and how well they withstand the wear and tear of an active lifestyle.

2. What is your favorite thing about blogging? I love sharing ideas, inspiring, and being inspired by the community of bloggers and blog readers.

3. What is one thing you have discovered because of blogging and now can't live without? I learned how to make a Zoya Remove type nail polish remover from here. I add a little lavender oil to the remover to make it a little less chemically smelling. It works great!

4. Facebook or Twitter? And Why? FB. I have a twitter account, but I have never really taken to it.

5. If one celebrity read your blog, who would you want it to be? Charlize Theron. She is perfection, always looks beautiful and glamorous. I would love it if my thoughts on beauty interested and inspired her.

6. What is something you want people to know about your blog? I really love your opinions. I want my blog posts to be more like conversations between us than lectures made by me.

Well, that's all for today. Take care.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Julep June Mystery Box

Pin It Julep is offering another mystery box this month. Check it out.

I missed out on the last mystery box, so I don't want any of my readers to miss out on this one.

Winner of my first Giveaway! And a Surprise!

Pin It Remember my little giveaway? Well, the winner is . . .

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You won a bottle of Sinful Colors Cinderella, a tube of JASON Natural EFA lotion (unless you've changed your mind and would prefer one of the other polishes or the other lotion), a bottle of Aili's Violet Dream nail polish, and a tin of Badger Cuticle Care. Congratulations!!

An email has been sent to Melanie. Please email me with your name and address and let me know if you have changed your mind about which products you wanted by Tuesday, June 12.

Now it's time for the surprise! I feel very blessed today. I just won an amazing gift certificate the other day and I was offered what will be a wonderful job after 5 months of unemployment. I want to share some of that blessing with you. I would love to send a little something to each of the other 3 ladies who entered this contest. I would like to send each of you one of the items offered in this giveaway. Sinful Colors Green Ocean is not available for purchase near me anymore, but I can normally track down the other items from the giveaway.

Send me an email with your name and address and let me know which item you would like by Tuesday, June 12:
Sinful Colors Cinderella (provide a second choice, just in case I can't find this)
Sonia Kashuk Fairy Princess (provide an alternate choice, just in case I can't find this)
JASON Soothing Cocoa Butter Lotion
JASON Natural EFA Lotion
Aili's Violet Dream nail polish
Badger Cuticle Care

I hope you all have a great weekend.
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Revlon Timeless: Not just an Infatuation

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I love Revlon Timeless. Let me just get that out of the way.  L-O-V-E,  love. I love it without sparkly adornment. I love it with a little bit of flash from Milani Gems. 

Timeless applied really smoothly and evenly. I then splotched Gems onto the tip of my nail and a little bit down to the middle of my nail. I topped it all with Gelous and my quick drying topcoat.

I apologize for not having any 6 day later pictures. I tried to email them to myself and they got lost. I deleted them off my phone before I realized that the email disappeared. But the polish held up really well. By day 6, I had a small amount of tip wear and a couple of little chips on my thumbs and middle fingers. The polish was starting to lift a tiny bit off of my left index finger too. I will say this, even with only a tiny bit of glitter polish on the tips, it was a pain to get that glitter off. It took about twice as long as usual.

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What do you think of Revlon Timeless? Do you prefer it by itself or with the multicolored glitter polish?

Next week, I'll show you Illamasqua Nomad. It is another love affair for me. Shh, don't tell Revlon Timeless!


Five things that I've enjoyed or celebrated over the last week:

1. Dress making. I've been sewing the Vogue 2960 pattern to wear at a friend's wedding in July. I'm finishing it right now. This is my very first attempt at sewing clothing and I'm just so happy that it will be wearable.
2. The Zoo. It is especially fun going with my little girl. I can see it all through her eyes. Her face was full of joy upon seeing an elephant!
3.Running Races. My family ran in a Kid's race this weekend, just for fun. My daughter always wants to run with me and we finally had the opportunity to run together . . . kind of.
4. Shabby Apple. I was very fortunate to win a contest for the first time ever yesterday! Rachael of Island Girl Insights and Shabby Apple teamed up to offer a gift certificate for some of the most beautiful clothes I have ever seen. Now, I have the problem of figuring out how to spend my prize.
5. Employment. I just got a call this morning to tell me that I got the job! Yippee!!

What did you enjoy over the past week. I look forward to hearing.

Have a great weekend.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Last Chance for the Giveaway

Pin It If you are eligible to participate in my first giveaway, today is your last day to enter. Check it out here and just make a comment on that post to enter! For those who entered, I'll announce the winner tomorrow, so keep an eye open for that post. Good luck!

Don't forget, I'll have a giveaway that is open to everyone before the end of the month!


Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Tuesday Treats: Aquolina Pink Sugar

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Today's treat is absolutely yummy! It is my most often worn fragrance, Aquolina Pink Sugar. When it is smelling its very best, this perfume wafts scents of berries, caramel, and cotton candy, while somehow falling short of smelling like I'd be sticky to touch. It also has light notes of musk and bergamot that give it a more grown-up fragrance than if it were a pure cotton candy smell. I think that the tangy scents of orange and raspberries help to temper the sweetness too.

I have an incredible sensitivity to smells, will get migraines at the drop of a hat, but this fragrance, while potent does not provoke headaches in me. I actually have a very strong sweet tooth and a whiff of this, satisfies my desire for delicious, decadent desserts a lot of times. I kind of want to put some on right now.

To me this is perfume heaven. Have you tried Pink Sugar? What did you think? What kind of fragrances make you breathe deeper?

Check out the other treats at Frances's blog hop. Join the hop yourself if you have something that you've been loving or lusting after.

Don't forget that I'm having a giveaway for one of my very first 50 followers. Check it out here.

Enjoy the rest of your Tuesday.

Friday, June 1, 2012

China Glaze Drawn to You

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Hi there. Happy Friday! I own a couple of magnetic nail polishes and I used one for the very first time this past week. China Glaze Drawn to You is a medium purple shimmer polish on first application. The polish applies easily and evenly; I applied two coats. It begins to set up quickly, so the magnet has to be in your hands within a moment after the last sweep of the brush for each individual nail; I had to add a third coat to a couple of nails just because I didn't grab the magnet quickly enough. I think that working the magnet takes some practice too. You can see where my shaky hand messed up the index finger, but I was very pleased with how the pinkie turned out. My fingernails are very curved too, so I had a bit of trouble getting the magnet to affect a large portion of each nail.

Once the magnet has been used, the colors shift between dark purple and a light lilac purple, almost looking 3-dimensional at times. I topped my ring finger with the franken I made. It contrasted almost a little too much for my taste.

Drawn to You began chipping very quickly. By day four, I had significant chipping on index and middle fingers of both hands. I also suffered some nail breaks that messed up this manicure.

I don't know if magnetic nail polish is really my thing. I'll have to give it a little more practice and see more results on my fingers. I still have two bottles of magnetic polish to try out, so we'll see how it goes.

What do you think of magnetic polishes? Is the magnetic polish trend coming to an end? If not, any tips on how to steady my magnet hand? :)
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Next week I'll show you Revlon Timeless and how I jazzed it up a little bit. Any current GFC followers, if you haven't checked out my giveaway, check it out. Take care.