Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Inkling Collaboration by Grace-full Nail Polish and Powder Perfect Part II

Hi lovelies,

The Inklings collection is a collaboration with Powder Perfect and Grace-full Nail Polish based on the works of J R R Tolkien. There are 8 polishes in total and these are the four from Grace-full Nail Polish, check out Part I if you're interested in the collection. This set will be available for pre-order on the 29th May. 

Mount Fang is a deep charcoal based linear holo with red and gold sparks of colour throughout. The red represents the evil within the tower from Saruman’s relationship Sauron. The gold represents the power of The One Ring. Lovely formula, super smooth application, I used two thin coats for the swatches, but you could've got away with one thicker coat.




Sunlight and Starlight is a subtle linear holo that shifts between blue and green. Shown is two coats with a clear topcoat. The color shifting flecks was better captured in the pic taken in shade.




Where the Gods Dwell is a subtle linear holo that shifts from a periwinkle blue to violet, it has sparks of pink and blue. Again two easy coats, good consistency. I couldn't capture the color shifting, but it shows really well in person, quite stunning!




The lights in the party tree is a bright green microglitter full of holographic glitters with a green jelly base. There are pink, purple, blue, microglitters throughout to represent the hobbit hole doors and the flowers covering the hills. Applying microglitters neatly and evenly can be painful, luckily this has a green jelly base. I used three thin coats for the swatches, the third coat was to cover the bold spot on my ring finger, that nail tilts up a little, maybe that's the reason. Still I recommend three thin coats ; )




Pre-order for the collection opens on May 29th on both Powder Perfect and Grace-full Nail Polish.

xx
Erin

These polishes were provided to me by Grace-full Nail Polish  for my honest review, for more info please read my disclosure policy.

Monday, 25 May 2015

Inkling Collaboration by Grace-full Nail Polish and Powder Perfect Part I

Hi lovelies,

The Inklings collection is a collaboration with Powder Perfect and Grace-full Nail Polish based on the works of J R R Tolkien. There are eight polishes in total and today I'm showing you the four of them from Powder Perfect, cause I still editing the other photos, lol. The polishes will be available for pre-order on the 29th May. 

Sacred Light is shimmering pale grey crelly with holographic particles, glitters & flakies. Sacred Light represents the sacred starlight that is precious to the elves of the Woodland Realm. I used three thin coats plus topcoat here. 




Horse-lords, a maroon jelly glitter with accents of gold & bronze, representing the armour of the
Rohirrim. You achieve the look with three thin coats or two thicker coats, I did three thin coats for the swatches.




The Citadel is a rich navy holographic polish representing the flag of Gondor. Very smooth to apply and quite opaque, show was two coats with a clear topcoat.




King of Carven Stone is   holographic polish with shadows of deep teal & seams of ultra-chrome
green & gold flakies.  I didn't capture the flakies well with the flash, but this one is just lovely in person. This multi-faceted polish was inspired by the splendour of Erebor, the dwarf kingdom within the Lonely Mountain.  Show was two easy coats with topcoat.




And last I have a nail art of inspired by King of Carven Stone. The stamping plate I used was BM - 313.


Pre-order for the collection opens on May 29th on both Powder Perfect and Grace-full Nail Polish.

xx
Erin

These polishes were provided to me by Powder Perfect for my honest review, for more info please read my disclosure policy.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Scratch Nail Wraps May Flowers

Hi lovelies,

Some detailed nail art at last? 

Nah, these are the May Flowers nail wraps I received from Scratch. So darn pretty, aren't they. I've been wearing them since last Friday, so far only small chips on my thumbs, and they're not even noticeable, since the design has clear cut out parts.

In case you haven't noticed, I'm back to nubs. After breaking two nails on my swatching hand in the same week, I decided to grow them all out again. Luckily they looked cute with the flowers ; )





I painted some dots on the clear cut out parts on my right, using Glam Polish Eternity Dragon.  I didn't like it, but wanted to show you anyways. Having the cut outs was good, you can always wear the wraps over a nail polish to make it more interesting.


The nail wrap is available from Scratch for US$12.00 a set, which includes 16 individual wraps in different sizes. If you're interested in trying out other designs, their newly launched subscription service is a good bargain. It is $10.00 a month, you get a set of nail wraps of your choice along with some extras like nail polish and nail art tools.


xx
Erin

This product was provided to me by Scratch for my honest review, for more info please read my disclosure policy.

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Mechanical Gear Nail Art

Happy Saturday lovelies!

I'm pretty excited about today's post! Cause I'm so in love with it XD I saw this on IG almost a year ago, I couldn't find the original nail art, so if you know who did it please leave a comment. 

I started gathering the tiny mechanical parts and stamping plate right after I saw the nail art, and forgot about the whole thing until I saw the gear images on the BM plates a few weeks ago. 

I chose Illamasqua Viridian as the base, it's a beautiful peacock green with a metallic finish. For the stampings I used two different plates, both from Bundle Monster, they were 415 and 609, stamped with Essie Penny Talk. On my middle finger, I just stick all the tiny parts on using a clear topcoat.

 





xx
Erin

The stamping plate was provided to me by Bundle Monster for my honest review, for more info please read my disclosure policy.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Bundle Monster Unicorn Stud

Hi lovelies,

Today I showing you another nail stud from Bundle Monster, it came as a set with the Diamond stud along two other designs. 


I started with Enchanted Polish Water for Unicorns as my base, the most beautiful blue holo! It was two easy coats for the pics below.




The I sponged on some iridescent flakies on each nail, using Ozotic 901 and 904; Such stunning polishes! Unfortunately they were discontinued last year? or the year before, I can't remember : (

And yay, that's the sparkly background I did for the unicorn. It look so much better in shaded lightings, so please continue scrolling down.



xx
Erin

The unicorn stud was provided to me by Bundle Monster for my honest review, for more info please read my disclosure policy.

Monday, 11 May 2015

Moo Moo's Signatures Mossy, Sherbet and Shoomoo

Hi lovelies,

Continues with the part two of the Moo Moo's Signatures swatches, we have Mossy, Sherbet and Shoomoo today. 

Mossy is definitely my favorite, mostly because of the unique color plus it's a holo!! Mossy is a  mossy holo with a subtle pink shimmer, the pink shimmer is more gold to coral to me, but still very pretty.Shown is two coats with topcoat, the polish is opaque and at the same time, the holo particles can still shine through, very nice formula.




Next we have Sherbet, "a clear base mixed with rose and purple tiny flakies, matte dots in yellow and pink, tiny stars in white and pink, and hexes of various sizes in white, peach, yellow, pink and mint", I copied the description straight from their website, cause it is that sophisticated. I swatched on two different colors, both with one dabbing coat. First is Sherbet over Lime Crime Milky Ways, quite subtle, but I thought I would be cute.




And this is Sherbet over a medium pink, Essie Off the Shoulder, it shows the glitters so much better.




Here's a pic taken with indirect lighting to show off the iridescent flakies, it's so clear, but you can see some on the middle and pinkie.


And last but not least, we have Shoomoo, a beautiful mix of holo and iridescent glitters with a hint of white. This is one dabbing coat over Essie Luxedo.




Iridescent is always shown best in indrect lighting, so in love with this!


The polishes will be available from Moo Moo's Signatures May 12th (it's tomorrow!!) at 10pm SGT.

xx
Erin

These products were provided to me by Moo Moo's Signatures for my honest review, for more info please read my disclosure policy.