Posts Tagged‘Glitter nails’

Mini Review: Essence Peel Off Base Coat

Essence Peel Off Base Coat

Went and bought this nifty-sounding base coat on the recommendation of Michaela, one of our lovely readers, but was sadly disappointed with the results. I was hoping that it would make glitter polish much easier to remove by allowing you to simply peel away the polish in one piece but it didn’t seem to work that way for me. I had to pick at my nails so that the polish came off in flakey bits, tearing my thumbnail in the process. I was really hoping it would be like the Tinkerbell Brush On Peel Off stuff I had as a…

Trend Report: Glitter Nails

Glitter Nails

I’m just a LITTLE bit obsessed with sparkly manicures at the moment. Pretty much every time I paint my nails (which is about once a week) I add a glittery top coat or go full dazzletard with all-over shimmering polish. Something I haven’t tried yet but seems to be popular is the “ombre mani” done with a glitter – here’s a great tutorial by The Nailasaurus¬†or check out Pinterest for inspiration. Some of my favourite sparkly polishes are from Inglot, Mavala, Essie and OPI. A word of caution though: don’t be fooled by cheap imitations. Many of the budget beauty…