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    NAiLIENS: Alien & Fluid Art Challenge Mash-Up Nails

    NAiLIENS: THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE 👽👽 finally I can post my late mishmash of challenges! Officially my NAiLIENS Alien & Fluid Art Challenge Mash-Up Nails. This one also from earlier surprisingly managed to fit 3 occasions into the one mani. I’m nothing if not resourceful 😄 Actually 4, see below. This incorporates last #fluidnailart Friday, the Alien prompt for @glamnailschallenge &

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    Opallac Intoxicated – Gel Polish Swatch

    Opallac Intoxicated – Gel Polish Swatch post. Intoxicated is the latest gel polish release from @opallacgelpolish – an in your face bright, bright, highlighter yellow! 🌞 This kind of Summery shade I looove – and it doesn’t even need white undies (undercoat) to make it pop! I’m mostly gonna let the photos do the talking today, but the full details

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    Plaid Stamped in Yellow & Purple, Mani Swap Circle – March 2019

    It’s time for another Mani Swap! I did a Plaid Stamped mani in Yellow & Purple for Mani Swap Circle – March 2019 edition. The colours were, Yellow & Purple with black and white for accenting as needed.   I was assigned to do a mani from Diane (@pinkchicanails) and the mission is to recreate one of their original manis,

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    Buff & Polish’s ‘Gimme Stuff’ Giveaway – March 2019

    UPDATE: Thanks so much to everyone who entered. The Giveaway has ended and 4 winners announced! Scroll down to see or visit Instagram (my feed, stories, the original post) 😊 I’ve been meaning to do another giveaway for ages. This was planned for earlier, but since that didn’t happen, what better time than October, er, November no, wait, March? It’s

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    An Epic Review of Picture Curable Lacquer – The Whole System From Go To “Whoa!”

    After spending some time testing out the brand-spanking new Picture Curable system (or PC for short) from beloved Aussie brand Picture Polish, I’m back with a detailed review. I’ll take you through the full process of using PC, my results and thoughts on the system as a whole. It will be aimed at beginners and seasoned users alike, so includes some finer details on the basic processes.

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    A Colour Popping Abstract Neon Yellow Geometric

    NEON GEO! 🔺⏹️⚫ No secret geometrics & abstracts are some of my favourite, so I wasn’t gonna pass up the opportunity to do A Colour Popping Abstract Neon Geometric nail design for the @glamnailschallenge Geometric prompt for #glamnailschallengefeb! These were painted freehand in polish, with a little barcode stamp in a neon yellow, black & white combo for a fresh,

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    Acrylic Liquid & Powder – Born Pretty Review

    I have a demonstration of the Acrylic Liquid & Powder – Born Pretty Review for these products. There’s a video demonstration to come (if I can). But at a later date. I held off posting this because I haven’t been able to edit up the video demonstration yet due to being stuck in a splint (and on strict rest orders,

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    A Detailed Look At The Spaceship (AKA The Picture Curable UV LED Lamp)

    “Houston, the spaceship has landed!” The Picture Curable Spaceship, that is. It shall henceforth be referred to as the Spaceship, the PC Lamp, and/or the Picture Curable™ UV LED Lamp. In this review I’m going be focusing solely on the actual lamp, and showing it in detail – with a video overview for kicks.

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    Foiled Elastic Constellations, with Born Pretty Elastic Gel Review & Demo

    I’ve called this FOILED ELASTIC CONSTELLATIONS with Born Pretty White Elastic Gel review & demo ⭐⭐ So hey! Back from an extended ‘awkward splint’ resting session, which still continues. Fell behind posting challenge manis on time 🙁, will catch up on a few… Today’s nails are a double whammy: incorporating an example, demo & review of @bornprettyofficial White Elastic Gel & a

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    Freehand Eyes for Living Coral & Grey Mani Swap Circle – Feb 2019

    It’s time for another Mani Swap! I did a Freehand Eyeballs mani in Living Coral & Grey for Mani Swap Circle – February 2019 edition. With a touch of white and black for the details. The colours were Living Coral & Grey in homage to Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2019.   I was assigned to do a mani from MileJoh

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    Soft Floral With Contrast Nail Art – Born Pretty Stamping Polish Review

    Back with a fresh a Soft Floral With Contrast nail art –  with Born Pretty Green Stamping Polish Review included in this nail art. Excuse the absence and delayed posts, I’m stuck wearing a splint and it makes everything harder than it already was… Purchase details, links and description of the product/s are listed below the images in The Rundown

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    Pantone Colour of the Year 2019 – Living Coral (matching colours & nail polish suggestions)

    For the first article of the new year, I’m looking at the Pantone Colour of the Year 2019 – Living Coral (with extra details & nail polish suggestions). I have listed matching colours that go with Living Coral, suitable polishes and given some detail on the inspiration, and how to paint mix your own! It’s such a cheery, “tropical vibes”

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