Whats up nails Mermaid flakies

Last week I got some new lovely products from Whats up nails to try! The package included flakies, magic shifting powders, glitter confetti, nail vinyls and water decals, and as you probably already know I’m a huge fan of their products.

Since I haven’t used any flakies before I decided to try them first. The flakies comes in a jar that contains 0.4 grams, which doesn’t sound like a lot, but it actually is quite a lot! The jar is packed full of the flakies and I think they will last for years.

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I applied the Mermaid flakies over two coats of Lady in black from OPI, and I applied them while the polish still was wet. The application was super easy, and I found that the finger was best if you don’t want that much coverage, and using a fan brush was best if you want a lot of flakies over the whole nail (like I have here). You don’t need to finish with a special top coat like when you use powders.

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I think the flakies are so beautiful, they give such depth to the mani! I could not stop staring at my nails while wearing them. Depending on the light they shift from green to blue, in some lights they are just green, in others they’re just blue.

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You can’t have mermaid nails without a little bit of mermaid scales patterns on top, can you? Though I didn’t want to cover up the beautiful flakies too much so I just stamped the pattern on two nails.

Hope you like these as much as I do!

March favorites 

Ooops I totally forgot to post my favorite designs from March here in the blog too, you may have already seen them on my Instagram page.

It looks like bright colors and gradient was my obsession this past month! ❤

My absolute favorite design from March is my freehanded Hufflepuff nails. Which one of these designs do you like the most?

Blue stamped nails

Hi everybody. It’s Monday again and it’s also the second time I’m joining Emelie’s blue Monday theme.

For today’s nails I’m using the second stamping plate that I got from Lina nail art supplies a couple of weeks ago. The base for my mani is Rhapsody in blue from Cirque Colors. I stamped this beautiful pattern over it using Feeling shapely! 07 from Lina nail art supplies and White Knight from MoYou London.

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And I had to make them matte too!

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Which version do you like the most, matte or glossy?

February favorites

Here are my favorite manis from February. I think you can tell from them that I long for spring…

Which one of these do these do you like the most?

 

Blue floral nails

Hi guys, I hope you’re all well. Only one more day left until the weekend!

Today I’m wearing these cute floral nails that I made using a new stamping plate. Last Thursday I ordered a few stamping plates from nailartuk.co.uk and I got them on Monday, so talk about fast shipping. I’m not sure if I would’ve gotten them this fast if I’d ordered them from a Swedish store, so I will definitely be checking out this store again. What I got was the new Little baby stamping plate from ÜberChic beauty as well as two stamping plates, Feeling shapely! 07 and 4 seasons Spring 01, from Lina nail art supplies. The later is a brand that is new to me. I found a lot of beautiful plates from Lina, but since I haven’t tried them before I just got two to see if they were any good.

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For this floral design I used The I’s have it and Oh my majesty! from OPI, White knight from MoYou London and stamping plate 4 seasons Spring 01 from Lina nail art supplies. I really really like this stamping plate, it has so many cute motives that are perfect for spring. I think you can expect quite a few designs using this plate in the near future.

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Hope you like these nails!

December 19 | Cute (ugly) Christmas sweater

Ho ho ho holo there! Today is Monday and that means that Christmas week is here! I went christmas shopping after work today, so now I only have a one or two gifts left to get. How is your Christmas shopping going?

For day 19 of 24 days of Christmas by Hanninator I’ve made some Christmas sweater inspired nails again, I just think they are so cute!

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For this mani I used holo berries from piCture pOlish and Alpine snow from OPI together with stamping plate Celebration BPX-L008 from Born Pretty. The pink is actually supposed to be white, it just changed color when I added the top coat. But I think they turned out pretty cute anyway.

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Don’t you just love this red holo!?

Nail mail | Born Pretty

In the beginning of November Born Pretty Store turned 6 years and to celebrate they basically gave away products for free. Just by posting a picture about their anniversary on my Instagram I got a $10 gift card and this is what I got for it! A Christmas stamper (item id #36395), a Christmas stamping plate (item id #36245) and 10 scrapers (item id #36759) with super cute Christmas motives.

I’m so glad that I got these products just before Christmas, especially the stamping plate!

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The stamper is not only cute, it’s super squishy and picks up the polish so easily from the plate. I like that the head of the stamper is dark, because if you use a white or light polish it makes it so easy to see the pattern. I usually use a clear stamper, which makes it so easy to see where you place the pattern, but I really like this stamper too. Imagine if this one was clear…😍

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The stamping plate is very Christmas-y and has so many cute patterns. I’m not sure how many of them I’ll be able to use this Christmas, but luckily christmas comes every year. As I mentioned it was super easy to pick up the polish from the plate.

I immediately wanted to try the products and decided to stamp some snowflakes. Here is how they turned out.

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Have you tried any products from Born Pretty store?

 

December 15 | Penguins

Since today is Fernanda’s birthday, and I know that she loves penguins, so that’s what I made for day 15 of 24 days of Christmas by Hanninator.

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For this mani I used winter from piCture pOlish, Alpine snow from OPI and stamping plates Enchanted 06 and 16 from MoYou London.

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Happy birthday Fernanda!

Happy birthday Fernanda

Today is not just any day, it’s Fernanda’s (@themermaidpolish) birthday! To celebrate me and some other talented girls made a collage for Fernanda where we recreated manis that she’s made.

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I chose to recreate this bright geometric mani that she made with polishes from Cirque Colors 2016 Vice collection.

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And here is how my mani turned out! I used Rehab, High Roller and Nolita Lolita from Cirque Colors (Fernanda used Sin City but I don’t have that shade so I used Nolita Lolita instead). To create the accent nail I used stamping plate BP-77 from Born Pretty and Lady in Black from OPI. I used the reverse stamping technique again, and it’s so easy and fun!

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Happy birthday Fernanda, I hope you have a lovely day with lots of presents and polish! 😘❤️🎁💅🏻

December 10 | Ugly Christmas sweater

For day 10 of 24 days of Christmas by Hanninator I made some ugly Christmas sweater nails (I think they’re cute rather than ugly).

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The base is my favorite white polish Alpine snow by OPI. I spammed the pattern using stamping plate B003 Sweater weather from What’s up nails, glitch and o’hara from piCture pOlish.

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Have a nice weekend!