Monthly Archive: January, 2014

The perfect coral

It has happened! After a year and a half of searching, I have found my perfect coral! Now, I realise that coral isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but there’s nothing I like better… Continue reading

That’s a wrap

Having given those Revlon Marchesa wraps a go for new year I thought I’d see whether the Ted baker that’s a wrap nail polish strips would be as good. These were launched in… Continue reading

Quick vixen french

I just did these – very quick excuse to use my new deep red (Collection Lasting Gel Colour in Vixen Red 3). I’m going to try out some wraps later this week so… Continue reading

Art deco design

I seem to have a thing for the simplicity and sophistication of black and gold at the moment. Most likely because of the amazing Marchesa 3D jewel nail appliques that I gave a… Continue reading

Sculpting gel nails

I’ve written before about my love of gel nails – specifically in helping me achieve lovely long, strong nails – all the better for doing nail art on! Well here is how I… Continue reading

Hardcore nails for hardcore people

Growing long nails can be pretty tough. I’ve read a lot of different techniques and approaches people swear by to help get talons. These range from using expensive nail strengthening techniques, the right… Continue reading

This item IS a toy

At Christmas I was given some gift cards for Boots. I was intending to buy some Revlon by Marchesa nail wraps, but had a bit of money left over, so having done a… Continue reading

Greatest hits

Here’s some I prepared earlier… These are some of my favourite designs I’ve done over the last couple of years. Lots of things have inspired me and most of these are very generic… Continue reading

Frequently asked questions

Like anyone else with pearls and peacock feathers on their nails, I attract a lot of questions. Some straight-out just ask the simple,  “…why??”, whilst others opt for a more careful inquisition. They’re… Continue reading

New year nails

This year for new years, as with every new year, my friends and I rented a cottage to have japes and joyful frolics. We had a party on NYE where we all glad… Continue reading