Review: OPI Mariah Carey Collection PURE 18k White Gold & Silver top coat

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Over Sinful Colors Black On Black

Ever since O.P.I came out with the Skyfall limited edition nail polish series, my favorite was the gold leaf top coat “The Man With The Golden Gun”. During that time, it suddenly became very hard to actually find that top coat in the market and whatever I could find on Ebay or amazon was ~ $50-60 for one bottle of the gold leaf top coat. I decided to wait for a better option to come along. I had checked for the 18k gold top coat that Zoya markets in a hope to be able to own one but I never found it listed on their website. All I could ever find was the marketing picture of that top coat and never the product.

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Review: Sephora Exfoliating Cuticle Treatment

I was at Sephora the other day looking for cuticle removers and found this one named Sephora by OPI Exfoliating Cuticle Treatment. I had to write a review.

1. Most importantly it does its job. Just apply it onto your cuticles and massage for 30 seconds. You will see them clean and gone and your nails will feel manicured.

2. It smells great.

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Early Valentines Day Nails

I know it’s not valentines day just yet but it was too hard to keep myself away from all the pinks. Couldn’t stop myself from creating a valentines day design when I had all my pink shades around me. Just started to paint my nails with different design with pink incorporated on all the nails. Hearts, dots, slanting stripes and lines all in one manicure. Happy early valentines day everyone. Lets celebrate love

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Free Hand Design

Since the time i was little i have loved art, color and paintings. I love decorating my nails with even the simplest of design. Today, I decided to paint my nails with a pattern that came to my mind at that very instance. So I grabbed a couple of my polishes 1. Mint Sorbet by Sally Hansen and 2. A beautiful purple color by finger nails and ended up with a free hand design with the use of some nail art brushes and a white and a silver striper. Don’t you love this manicure?

I started off with my OPI base coat and then painted all my nails 3 coats of purple. Wait between coats for each of them to dry. Then use a white and a silver striper and draw vertical parallel lines on the right of the nail. Then with Mint Sorbet, draw some leaves on the left of the lines. Top it off with a fast drying top coat. I used Seche Vite.

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A Starry Sky

A Starry Sky it a blue shaded ombre, gradient nail art design. Start with a lighter shade of blue on the base and then work with more darker shades with a makeup sponge. Base: Lighter shade of blue, Next: One shade darker blue. Third gradient color i used is purple and the last one on and around the tip of the nail is a navy shimmery blue. I then coated the tip with holo glitter to get the starry effect. I used seche vite fast drying top coat. I highly recommend using that top coat if you are not already using it. It dries in less then a minute and thus prevents any smudging from impatience.

The Ocean Foam

The Ocean Foam is a hand made, custom blended glitter nail polish made from suspending blue mica/pigment, medium white and blue square glitter and microfine blue glitter suspended in a clear glamor base. I got the supplies from TKB Trading. Starts with an OPI base coat and seal the look with the most amazing fast drying top coat -Seche Vite-

Butterfly Kisses

This is a beautiful soft pink color with a touch of lavender. 2 coats of Loreal’s “Butterfly Kisses” with a handmade white flower design on the ring finger adorned with a little gem in the middle. Seal the look with a top coat “Fast drying top coat” by seche vite. This design is elegant to wear on a wedding day or even on the beach day.