Monthly Archives: January 2013

Neon

This review is on the Revlon Neon Art. Revlon sent me two colors to try, Laser Beam and High Voltage. The first color I tried was Laser Beam, I wore this color to work on Friday and a few of the responses were “wow neon!” or “wow those are some bright nails!” For those of you that want to make a statement in neon this collection is for you!

This collection has 10 shades, all come with a neon color and white base to make it pop! The color choices are Neon Light, High Voltage, Atomic Pink, Laser Beam, Pink Glow, Florescent, Hot Flash, Ultra Violet, Killer-Whatt and Amped Up.

I was curious to see what difference the white base made, on the High Voltage swatch the ring finger has no white base and the index finger has one coat of white base. I found that two coats of the white base are important for a smooth neon look.

Both swatches have two coats of color and no top coat.

High Voltage

Laser Beam

Happy nails are painted nails!
Dorothy

Moon Candy!

Nail mail: Revlon sent me some samples to try out. I was very excited to see they are from their new Revlon Nail Art collection. I have seen the displays popping up at local retailers and had been curious on how the nail polish looked. I received two of each collection: Revlon Nail Art Moon Candy, Revlon Nail Art Neon and Revlon Nail Art Expressionist.

This blog is about the Revlon Moon Candy, what a great idea and a jump on the Milky Way themed nail art. Revlon dares you to be cosmic and to “take your nails out-of-this-world.” This collection definitely does take your nails to the next dimension with a deep creamy dark base coat and a 3D iridescent top coat. There are ten color offerings: Moon Dust, Eclipse, Supernova, Orbit, Galactic, Milky Way, Satellite, Universe, Meteor and Cosmic.

For both colors I did 2 coats with the dark base coat, one would be enough but I like two coats. The color went on and dried quickly which was a nice surprise.

The first sample is Milky Way a dark grey base with a silver iridescent top coat.

The second sample is Galactic a very dark blue with a blue iridescent top coat. The third photo is one where I added some hints of white with a sponge then placed the top coat on to create a third dimensional cosmic look. (Please excuse the broken nail.)

I hope you enjoy these fun cosmic looks as much as I do! Be sure to check out your local retailer and pick some up today!

Happy nails are painted nails!
Dorothy

Deal of the Week!

I ran into the local Walgreens and found a super sale on Sally Hansen Hard as Nails! I picked up three colors for .49 cents each! Every color swatch has two coats and no top coat. Be sure to stop by your local Walgreens to get this deal!

Frozen Solid

Hard to Get

On the Rocks

Happy nails are painted nails!
Dorothy

Sinful Sunday

I ventured out to Walgreens and found that Sinful Colors Professional has a Valentines Day display called Kiss and Tell. Most of these colors are repeats however I did see three colors I hadn’t seen before and snatched them up for my collection. The samples are from Tantalize, Sugar Sugar and Georgio. You can see the Truth or Dare color swatch under my New Colors post. All three colors have two coats and no top coat.


The colors are from left to right:
Tantalize: New
Queen of Beauty
Truth or Dare: New
Gogo Girl
Black on Black
Sugar Sugar
Snow Me White
Georgio: New

Tantalize is a creamy grey with hints of sparkle.

Sugar Sugar is a red with hints of champagne sparkle.

Georgio is a deep dark red that has a fantastic shiny finish.
Georgio

Painted nails are happy nails!
Dorothy

Mail Day

Happy Wednesday!

Today I finally received nail tape which was ordered from a seller on Amazon. The tape was ordered through a Chinese seller so I expected the delay in shipment.

When I came home from work the first thing I did was check out the tape color and tried it on my nails. I was happy with the ten colors that came, light pink, dark pink, gold, silver, blue, green, white, purple, red and copper.

I quickly added the tape to my already painted nails which is China Glaze Strawberry Fields. There was no pattern thought process, I just placed it on quickly then applied China Glaze Hanging in the Balance which is part of the Cirque Du Soleil collection over the tape and already painted nails.

Happy nails are painted nails!
Dorothy

Zoya Shipment!

Happy Purple Monday!

Today my Zoya shipment came in! Of course anyone who went to the Zoya website to participate in the Zoya First Sale of 2013 sale had the headache of figuring out which three colors they were going to order! I chose three purple colors, Areetha, Daul, and Dannii. All three swatches have two coats and no top coat. If you use a top coat just remember that the Seche Vite brand does not play well with Zoya colors!

I was very pleased with all three of my color selections, I needed to add a few more purples to the collection and this was the perfect opportunity.

The first swatch is Areetha this is a purple with hints of blue with a silver metallic that is frosty, and is part of the Zoya Divas Collection.

Areetha

The second swatch is Daul which is a purple with a hint of red and a gold sparkle that is very evident in an iridescent metallic way. This color would be a great addition to anyone trying out the Milky Way nail look.

Daul

The third and final swatch is Dannii a medium purple with silver, pink and champagne shimmer. It is part of the Intimate Collection.

Dannii

Happy nails are painted nails!
Dorothy

New colors

Hello and happy Friday!

Tonight I went to Walgreens and found two Sinful Colors I hadn’t seen in the store before. One is a nice dark red called Truth or Dare, this is a nice strong deep red that went on very easy this has two coats and no top coat.

The second color is Star Fish, this color has been around for a while but I have never seen it in the store. This is a nice light creamy pink with two coats and no top coat.
starfish

Both colors would be great as stand alone or used to make nail art and will work with nail stamps. I will definitely be using both of these colors in my Valentines Day nail art.

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Happy nails are painted nails!
Dorothy

Pink and Glitter

Hello and Happy Wednesday!

Pink is one of my favorite nail colors, add a little glitter and it is the perfect nail combination for me! Both pinks have two coats with two coats of Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat.

On my left hand I used China Glaze Wicked Style from the 2012 Electrocpop Collection with China Glaze Pizzazz from the 2012 Holiday Joy Collection as a layer color. The Wicked Style is a fantastic pink and great not only for the fingers but also for a pedicure! Who doesn’t love a nice cheerful Pedicure? The Pizzazz is a great glitter I love the shine it gives, if you like glitter this is a must have!
chinaglaze

For my right hand I used OPI Don’t Know Beets Me with OPI Save Me from the limited Nicki Manaj Collection as a layer color. The pink is an older color but it is one of my all time favorites, it is a great bright pink, you will often see this color on my toes. The Save Me is a nice silver and blue glitter with a holographic glitter bar which is perfect for anyone looking for something to add some extra shine and confetti look to their manicure.

opipink

Happy nails are painted nails!
Dorothy

Teal and purple!

Hello and happy Savage Monday!

Today I played with Sinful Colors Professional Savage and OPI Purple With a Purpose.
The Sinful Colors is a creamy matte teal, I put two coats on but one would have been fine. This will be a great pedicure color if you like matte colors. I did get some of the color on my skin and it stained it slightly.
photo

For the purple design I used Mash stamp plate number 45 and OPI Purple With A Purpose. This is one of my favorite pedicure colors because like most of the OPI colors that I purchase it is vivid and vibrant and lasts for a very long time without chipping!
tealpurple

Painted nails are happy nails!
Dorothy

2013 Zoya Sale-Free Polish!

Go to www.artofbeauty.com to get 3 Zoya nail colors for free by using code zoya2013 at check out. They are excluding new 2013 colors, but there are plenty of other color options not to be missed! Purple is one of my favorite colors so I ordered three different purples, Dannii, Daul and Areetha.

You will only need to pay $10 for shipping. I am excited for my shipment to arrive!

Happy nails are painted nails!
Dorothy