Black Cat Halloween Nail Art

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All Hallow’s Eve is fast approaching and so I wanted to share a fun Halloween nail art tutorial to get you in the mood. I was having a hunt through Pinterest (are you following me?) for some ideas, and I came across this cute black cat design by Simply Rins and wanted to replicate it (and teach you how to as well)…

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Nailed It! How to remove glitter polish

One of the most annoying things about glitter polish (and in fact, most textured polishes) is how difficult it is to remove. I hear people complaining about this all the time, so I thought I’d put together a quick tutorial to show you how to remove glitter polish with ease!

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Rockabilly Curls Tutorial

Ever wondered how to get gorgeous rockabilly curls like I had in this photo set? Here is a step by step guide so you can channel your inner Dita Von Teese and recreate this look at home.

Rockabilly Curls

So this is the look that I started out trying to recreate – it’s one of Sebastian‘s looks for spring, and is a fun flirty style that you can wear to end of year events or just for a wee bit of fun. Continue reading



DIY Mickey Mouse Nail Tutorial

In this step-by-step tutorial I’m going to show you how to do some cool Mickey Mouse themed nails.  We’ve done them in Minnie Mouse colours (pink and white, with a bit of rainbow glitter) for an extra girly touch, but you can use any colour combo you like.

Lumos Base and Top Coat

Lumos Base and Top Coat

Start out by applying a base coat.  This step is so important that I dedicated a whole blog post to it! I recommend Lumos by Famous Names because it reduces the drying time – bonus!

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