Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Sunday, June 27, 2010
I really thought this might look good on me since my undertones are olive/yellow, but it did not look good. at. all. It reminded me of Grey Poupon. I need to search for a pic on this on someone very dark-skinned, I bet it would look gorgeous.
Jitterbug – Grey chrome with silver micro glitter
Friday, June 25, 2010
I love love love social media. It's so amazing to me that a pic of my mani is now on the blog of my favorite store in the world! (and the pic links here too- squee!)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
I had been seeing quite a few recs for Instant Artificials, and ever the product junkie, of course I had to try it to form an opinion. When I was in Sally's renewing my membership last month I purchased a bottle of it along with a bottle of Gelous as well.
It's been about a month, and I am LOVING Instant Artificials! There were quite a few days that I had no time to paint my nails, but two coats of IA keep my nails looking gorgeous and strong.
I've also been using it exclusively as my basecoat for all my color manis, and it's just fabulous- I feel like I am getting less tipwear as well.
I plan on giving Gelous a try next and reporting back on it as well. Hope you have a great day!
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
Most other bloggers I've seen swatch this collection did them as French manicures with only one or two coats. But I'm just not a French girl, so I've been doing regular manis with multiple coats to get more coverage and have been pleased with the results.
This is three coats, topped with Seche Vite. What a color polish this is- so pretty in the sun!
Disclosure: This polish was provided to Sasha by Essie for review purposes.
Saturday, June 12, 2010
I just realized it looks like I should've posted my email addy too. fiddlerbeauty (at hotmail.com) :)
May 27, 2010 10:07 AM
Cat, send my your mailing info to barelytogether at yahoo dot com and I'll get this in the mail Monday.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
KATY PERRY ROCKS NEON YELLOW NAILS AT MTV AWARDS
China Glaze Yellow Polka Dot Bikini Makes It’s Debut On The Red Carpet
Los Angeles, CA – (June 2010): Dazzling in her Zuhair Murad mini dress and Rock & Republic grey platform heels, Katy Perry was definitely a stand out at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards. With so much sparkle, shimmer, sequins and shiny fabric going on, Katy nixed the accessories and instead went with a wild royal blue coif and neon yellow nails!
Katy Perry, who is known for her love of manicures and nails, went with her favorite celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees for this event. Kimmie, who is totally aware of the fact that Katy likes to stray as far away from the norm as possible, chose China Glaze Yellow Polka Dot Bikini as her first manicure color for the night. To make the neon yellow polish pop, Kimmie used a well-known manicurist trick by first applying a couple coats of China Glaze White on White underneath the Yellow Polka Dot Bikini. This insured that everyone was able to see Katy’s nails from a mile away! To achieve the desired nail length that Katy wanted, Kimmie also used ibd Natural Nail Tips. Kimmie says that she goes through so many of these nail tips that she can never have enough in her manicurist kit.
China Glaze colors may change from season to season, but our longwearing formula continues to provide consumers with the highest quality nail lacquers. Designed with the professional in mind, our 220-strand brush is great for ease of application. Best of all, our non-thickening formula provides perfectly even coverage. China Glaze nail lacquers are available through salons and professional beauty supply stores nationwide. For more information, visit: www.chinaglaze.com.
Friday, June 4, 2010
The ridges in my nails are growing out and are about 1/4 from my cuticle line. I found an amazing filler by Essie called Fill The Gap. It gives my nails an even surface to paint by filling the ridges. It also works as a nice base coat.
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Right now their polish is "Buy one for $5, get one for $0.99", so it's basically $3 per polish. I chose the two new green shades, Jade and Olive Green.
1. Visit Valeri's site to make her your default rep
2. Log into ebates to get 5% back and go through them to get to the Avon site
3. Once the Avon site pulls up again, you should see Valeri's name near the top of the site
4. Choose your products and then use code FSANY or REPFS to get free shipping