Thursday, 31 July 2014

Models Own Sweet Shop Collection

Hi loves,
I hope you're all well today? I've had a good day minus being attacked by a butterfly, I mean they are lovely until it flaps away in your face and you're looking a fool diving around the pavement hahaha! 

Today I have some lovely swatches from the new Sweet Shop Collection by Models Own. I was super excited to receive these & got even more excited when I got a matching bag of sweets too!  Thanks MO ;) 



I recieved 3 of 5 from this collection, the ones not shown here are Rhubarb and Custard && Liquorice Allsorts. 
These are all scented too btw which I was shocked to know but I wonder if MO want me to eat my nails or something haha, Shhhheeesh ;):p







Pear Drops | A stunning bright coral with stunning shimmer. I'm not sure on the scent with this one, it's probably the one of the three which really doesn't smell or remind me of the smell of the sweet. Lol.
Shown 2 coats. 






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Gumballs | The beautiful pink, which is perfection! Oh my and the smell is wow!! I was pretty worried if this would smell good or like that cheap bubblegum I hate but nope, this smells so damn good! ;) 
Shown 3 thin coats to cover 1-2 small bald spots but 2 thicker could be good! 



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Fizzy Cola Bottles | a gorgeous lightish brown with golden shimmer and tiny silver glitter. This one totally had me wanting cola bottles, who remembers the big ones you could get.. I'm sure they are still around but I don't see them personally.
Shown 2 coats.







Who's wanting sweets after this post? *waves hand!* ;) 

The Sweet Shop Collection is available now for purchase, priced at £5 each. 
Web: www.modelsownit.com
Twitter: @modelsown
Instagram: @modelsownofficial 

Lou xx

Monday, 28 July 2014

Simply Effortless Nail Art

Hi loves,
Sorry for the sudden disappearance, Friday was my birthday and I decided to take some time off instead of worrying about doing nails & blog posts. :) everything should be all back to normal from now and I am hoping to be posting atleast 4x a week, eventually back to daily! ;)

Today I have a simple bit of art I did last week, I got inspired by a card that came from the 'youbeauty' box, which had an awesome sketch watercolour type picture on of a girl. I thought it would be cool to do & I kind of like the simple outcome.



I strangely like the above shot so thought I would add it in :).

I used OPI My Vampire Is Buff along with acrylic paints for the art. I didn't really have a 'plan' for this look, infact it ended up being one of those doodle art moments tbh lol. I like the 'no effort' style of things lately and just being relaxed. Overall I enjoyed wearing this mani :)


I'd have probably done her smaller if I started over just to fit in an show more of her hair which was my favourite part. Unfortunately I had no time :( lol! 
I hope you enjoy this simple nail art, I'm hoping to slowly get back into art which I'm super excited about! :D

Lou xx

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Polish Me Silly Cloud 9 Collection | Swatches & Review

Hi loves,
I hope you're all doing great! I've been busy, July is just a super crazy month full of birthdays ugh, mine being Friday... I don't really celebrate mine though lol.

Today I have the super awesome Cloud 9  Collection by Polish Me Silly which consists of 9 amazing Multichromes! All of which DON'T need a basecoat :D 

Jumping straight in as I have a serious load of pictures to share, 6 of each roughly, enjoy ;)







Dynamite | Stunning shifts from red to orange followed by gold to green. I really love this one! 
Shown 2 coats.






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Legacy | Shifts from bright golden green to olive green with a hint of emerald green and some teal can be seen at glance.
Shown 3 coats.







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Justice | Shifts from purple and blues. This one is quite subtle compared to the rest, macros show the best results I achieved :) 
Shown 3 coats.






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Vixen | Shifts from magenta plum, a gorgeous burgundy shade to bright purple along with orange and gold can be seen too. 
This one is literally like my hair colour currently :O I love it!
Shown 3 coats.







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Envy | stunning shifts from bright purple to hot pink through blue to red and gold. This one is gorgeous and fun!
Shown 3 coats.












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Rebel | This one is lovely, with shifts from a stunning apple red through to gold to light and dark green. 
Shown 2 coats.







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Paradise | A huge fave of mine! Stunning shifts from bright purple, teal green to hot pink with a touch of gold too. The shift is amaze in this. 
Shown 2 coats.






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Mystery | Shifts from rich magenta, pinks to green and hints of gold. Love!
Shown 3 coats.







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Dreamer | Shifts from bright to aqua green to teal greens and hints of blue.
Shown 3 coats.







Overall thoughts?
I really enjoyed this collection, all of them had amazing application! I like that they can be applied without a base colour but personally I probably would use one next time, I like to use Multichromes this way and although all of these can be used alone with 2 coats I applied 3 as I could see VNL in some light. Some shifts weren't as exciting as others to me personally but most I loved! My fave and two I would highly recommend are Vixen & Paradise. 

This collection is launching tomorrow (Wed 23rd July) so keep up to date with Polish Me Silly for timing :) 
Website - https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/PolishMeSilly
Facebook - https://m.facebook.com/pages/Polish-Me-Silly/524101754350380?_rdr
Instagram - @Polishmesilly2

Lou xx