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  • Buff & Polish - Leaf Me Alone - Autumn Mani

    Pigments x X-Pattern Vinyls Nail Art

    You know those days when there are sooo many options of what you can do to a set of nails – so many choices and techniques, colours and styles? Today is one of those days. So I thought I’d use something I haven’t in a while to jazz up my nails: Pigments. I love using other things to make nail

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    “Two Many Manis” Mani Mash-up – Unintended Florals & Flags

    It’s been a few days but here’s a new mani. Well actually two halves, and I was mostly playing with new polish, so it doesn’t match that well. Not sure how I feel about this one, but I really had F*All time and energy this week, so ta-da! 😂😁 It’s literally 2 manis in 1. Or as some may say,

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    Spring Fling! Pretty Floral Petals for MoYou

    Whilst I’m on this roll of “POST ALL THE MANIS!” I thought I should post my Precious Petals Spring Nails before time runs out for the MoYou London #prettypetalscontest and #SpringNails challenge. For which it is also a part of, cos why not, eh? I was feeling floral anyhoo and have used al MoYou London stamping plates to create this look.

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    Recreating Ujoh’s Runway Nails for NAFW2016

    This was the Final Day of the Nail Art Fashion Week for 2016. Still behind on this challenge, but this #NAFW2016 prompt was April 16 – Fall 2016 runway nail art. The aim was to re-create any nail art from Fall 2016 runways. Plenty to choose from. There was lots of simple, solid and muted colours going on this year, but

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    Fashion Inspired – Alessandro Dell Acqua for NAFW2016

    I know I’m a bit late to the party, and completely missed the start of this challenge, but I decided I’d since I was already seeking fashion inspo for my next mani, that I may as well join the last part of the Nail Art Fashion Week 2016. This #NAFW2016 prompt was April 16 – Fall 2016 Dress. The objective

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  • Buff & Polish - Leaf Me Alone - Autumn Mani

    Neon Matte with Negative Space

    I wasn’t sure exactly what I would end up with at the start, but this mani resulted in mattified neon and negative space (the latter being a regular favourite theme). It was created by masking off areas with some straight tape, Skinny Chevron vinyls (I love these things!) and a Cuticle Defender latex barrier – which is the pink bits

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    Happy 35th Birthday OPI – Favourites Video!

    LovingOPI never gets old. Here’s a video I made for the 35th Birthday special celebrations! HAPPY BIRTHDAY OPI! It shows some of my favourites. Lincoln Park After Dark is a classic for evening chic. Alpine Snow is a great base for so much nail art. And Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around is just a lovely neutral shade. But this list

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  • Buff & Polish - Leaf Me Alone - Autumn Mani

    Easter Bunny Nails with Freehand & Stamping

    Happy Easter! The one day of the year you should put all your eggs in one basket – as long as they be made of chocolate. Swiss, Belgian, you know… This year’s theme was obvs gonna incorporate something fluffy and stamped. Since I couldn’t decide on just one, and haven’t had the time or energy to do a couple in

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  • Buff & Polish - Leaf Me Alone - Autumn Mani

    Tequila Sunrise Gradient with Watermarble Stamping

    Today’s mani is a piCture pOlish gradient with some water marbling the easy way. Ala using a stamp to save on time and mess. I was feeling Summery on this really rainy day, and opted for a sunrise themed gradient as the base. I’ll let the images do the talking. I used a a hefty dose of latex barrier El

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  • Buff & Polish - Leaf Me Alone - Autumn Mani

    Fish Scales, Sea Glass & Studs, OH MY!

    Today’s mani is a mix of Fish Scales, Sea Glass & Studs. Cos who doesn’t love a bit of a blue tinted oceanic theme, eh? Liking how these turned out mostly since I didn’t have a complete plan in place when I started. I used the polish base from the previous post as the base colour upon which the theme

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    Spring Fling with El Corazon Active Bio-gel

    I like this polish so much I am using it again haha. Different colours, but I wanted to try some of the other ones I got in the recent acquisition. Spring theme again so we have some florals to boot. Something quick and easy since I am time poor and have been really tired. They are really nice polishes and

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    Spring Floral Bouquet with UberChic & El Corazon

    I got some new nail mail from a new to me brand El Corazon. The colours were looking so nice together so I thought that I would use them in the same mani. I created a Spring Floral Bouquet which doubled as an entry in the El Corazon contest – cos who doesn’t need to win more polish?? It uses

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