• DIY Monster Co-ord Nail Art
    Fashion,  Nail Art

    DIY Quickie: Co-ord Monster Nail Art

    Co-ords are so cool at the moment, patterned suits, matching skirts and tops are all in vogue. So why not go one step further in co-ordination and hook up your nails with your phone case? I saw this Monster iphone 5 case from ASOS and fell in love, especially because silicone phone cases are much better for protecting your phone as they wrap around the front of the phone so protect the screen if you drop it. As I’ve finally had my acrylics put back on after the torn off nail incident, it’d be a total missed opportunity not to make them up to match my new case! I used: Rimmel Salon Pro Nail Polish…

  • Nail Art,  Tutorials

    How to Do Leopard Nail Art

    I’m not ashamed to say I love leopard print, Bet Lynch eat your heart out, but I don’t always want full on leopard all the time. This is a nice way to inject just a touch of leopard into everyday life. This nail art is super simple, all you need is a normal polish (this is Rose Pink from Rimmel) plus nail art pens in two different colours (I’ve gone for nude and black, the black is Model’s Own/Wah Nails and the nude is a generic one off eBay. The Model’s Own pen draws a finer line so is good for this.) 1. First start by painting your nails with…

  • Fashion,  Nail Art,  Tutorials

    Rose & Polka Dot Nail Art

    Through the magic of nail art pens I’ve created a homage to the Cath Kidston shabby chic style on my fingernails. I used hot pink on three nails and used a Model’s Own white nail art pen to make the polka dots. For the remaining two nails I used a nude base and then drew the roses using nail art pens sourced from eBay. To create roses I drew a small hexagon with a pink pen and filled it in. Whilst still wet, use a lighter coloured pen (I used a nude colour) and swirl in a dot of colour into the pink. Repeat 2 or 3 more times over…