27 February 2012

Tips For Using Magnetic Polish

For me the Magnetic effect works better if I apply a thick layer of polish.

I also find that holding the magnet still for 5 seconds before rolling the magnet across my nail from one side to the other makes the effect more obvious (",)

Nails Inc Kensington Palace Magnetic Polish (",)


24 February 2012

Layla Ultra Violet with Konad Wine Red & Konad Plate M3 (",)

This gorgeous nail polish and 6 other colours can be found at: http://www.simplyoccasions.net/Layla%20Nail%20Polishes.html
Konad Plate M3 can be found at: http://www.simplyoccasions.net/Konad%20image%20plates%201%20-%2021.html

Nails Inc Baker's Mews & Layla Ultra Violet (",)

Nails Inc Baker's Mews on all fingers except the ring finger which has Layla Ultra Violet on it (",)

Layla Ultra Violet and 6 other colours can be found at: http://www.simplyoccasions.net/Layla%20Nail%20Polishes.html

Nails Inc Baker's Mews can be found at: http://www.qvcuk.com/ukqic/qvcapp.aspx/view.2/app.detail/params.item.200292.cm_scid.KeywordSearch

Marbling Nail Art Tips

I just thought I'd share some pointers I picked up when I tried Marbling designs on my nails for the first time

The first one which I found unclear from the YouTube videos I watched is that for me the process works better if you use water as it comes straight from the cold tap.

The second is that if you use lip balm rather than masking tape it's much easier and quicker to prepare and clean up.  I rub lip balm around my nail, including behind the tip and all the way down to the first knuckle on the front and back of my finger.  When the marble is applied to my nail I then simply wipe the excess away with a cotton wool ball - simples (",)