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NOTW: Victoria & Albert

Victoria & AlbertVictoria & AlbertColours used:
Nails Inc Victoria & Albert
Models Own Snowflakes

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NOTW: Midnight Sparkles

NOTW: Midnight Sparkles NOTW: Midnight SparklesColours used:
Nicole by OPI, It’s Up To You
Nubar, Hologram Glitter

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NOTW: Pink & Patterned

This is a design I did a few weeks ago. I used Models Own Blush Pink topped with Indian Ocean for a bit of shine, and then stamped my pattern on top. It was nice and quick to do and I loved the result!NOTW: Pink & Patterned NOTW: Pink & Patterned

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NOTW: Textured Pastels

I love using flocking powder to give my nails an unusual effect. It also makes it quite a lot quicker to do my nails as I don’t have to wait for nail polish to fully dry. However, I have been finding that the lighter colour powders look a lot messier around the edges of my nails than the darker ones. I love the colour on my nails this week but wish they were a bit tidier!NOTW - Pastel flocking powder NOTW - Pastel flocking powder

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NOTW: Kiss Nail Wraps

This was my first time using nail wraps. I love the jeweled design of these wraps from Kiss but I really struggled to use them! I must have really small nails as it took me ages to cut the strips to the right width and then trim them to the right length. They looked a bit of a mess up close – I found it impossible to cut them into the shape I wanted! Kiss Nail Wraps Kiss Nail WrapsIt must have taken me an hour to do but the packet says “On in minutes”. The packet also said that they should last up to 10 days but unfortunately mine lasted less than a day. That was probably due to how badly I applied them though, so I am going to have another go with the second design in the packet soon! If you want to try these nail wraps you can get them from Asda for £5.98.

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NOTW: Summer Gradient

I wanted to try a more summery theme this week so went with a yellow/orange gradient. After trying gradients a few times, I’ve realised that I’m not very good at them, so I used my Nubar Polka Dot to draw attention away from how rubbish the actual gradient was! The colours I used were Mellow Yellow from 17 as the base, Showgirl by Ciaté for the middle bit and then Models Own Fluro Orange (which I picked up recently from Littlewoods) on the tips.Summer gradient nail art Summer gradient nail art

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NOTW: Zebra

I really liked this design but didn’t manage to get any good photos – they all look a little fuzzy and I’m not sure why!  I used black flocking powder on some nails to break up the pattern.  What do you think?Zebra nails Zebra nails

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NOTW: Barbie Pink!

Pink nail polish doesn’t usually suit my skin tone but I actually really like Models Own Pink Blush.  I think it’s because it’s not a red toned as other pink polishes.  I topped Pink Blush with Models Own Juicy Jules which is similar to the Nubar Hologram Glitter I have but the glitter particles are more obvious which I really like.  I wasn’t sure about the combination at first – it looked a bit too girly with all the pink and the glitter but it ended up really growing on me I didn’t want to take it off! Barbie nailsBarbie nailsBarbie nailsI got these polishes from the Models Own range at Littlewoods – they seem to have stopped selling the exact shades but they still have other pretty colours. There are actually lots of great nail products on Littlewoods.com, I am really tempted by these nail art pens!

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NOTW: Flower Power

I was looking for a bright green nail polish in Superdrug the other day but all I could find was Barry M Spring Green which wasn’t quite as bright as I was hoping for.  I bought it anyway even though I knew it wasn’t quite the right colour and although I like the cute flowers I stamped on, I wasn’t a massive fan of the colour.  What do you think?Barry M Spring Green 20130430_074807

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NOTW: Nail Jewellery Combo

A few months ago I wore the Nail Inc Nail Jewellery over Ciaté Sand Dune to a friend’s wedding.  I really liked the combination but decided to try something a little different this time so layered the Nail Jewellery over Ciaté Oil Slick.  Usually the Oil Slick changes from green to gold depending on the light so I thought it would work really well with the Nail Jewellery.  Unfortunately, when I layered the two polishes the Oil Slick just turned into a flat gold colour.  I was a little disappointed but still think the Nail Jewellery looks really good over gold so I wasn’t too upset with how these turned out!Nail Jewellery 20130328_073551

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