I did some nail art for you today! See? I’m not 100% lazy. Just mostly lazy. :) This nail art look starts with China Glaze Rose My Name which I got as a press sample from the Summer Reign collection. Then, I used It Girl Spearmint stamping polish and It Girl Plate IG308 for the stamped nail art.
How on God’s green earth have I never paired rose gold and light blue together? Have I been living under a rock? What is wrong with me? The instant I paired these two together, it instantly became my newest favorite color combination. So much so, that light blue and rose gold are the color scheme for the Erin Condren Life Planner I ordered for 2018!! (That link has a coupon for $10 off. You’re welcome. :) )
I started with two coats of Trust Fund Beauty I Give Good Tweet from a recent Ipsy Bag. Then, I used a makeup sponge to dab on Glam Polish Lilo, You Lolo to the tips.
I don’t really like today’s mani, but I’m going to show it to you anyway. Some people might like it and who am I to deprive you of viewing it? ;)Cosmeceuticals
The base for this mani is a Cosmeceuticals polish I got in the April Ipsy bag. I don’t know the name of it because I threw the box away! :O I didn’t realize the name wasn’t on the bottle. Note to makers: Always put your name on the bottle!
I was in Sally Beauty and saw this top coat from Seche that I’d never seen before: Seche Vive. It’s kinda like their UV-free gel topcoat. It works similarly to their regular topcoat. I didn’t notice much of a difference.
This stamping design is from It Girl Plate IG117 and I used It Girl Obsidian as the stamping polish.
I have a couple polishes from the Orly La La Land collection. I have shown the rest of the collection in various nail art posts this past month. Today, I’m going to show you Orly Cool in California which is a pinky coral color.
Orly Anything Goes is a glitter topper. It has fine microshimmer and then circle and star glitters. I had to fish a bit to get the big glitters out. You can even see on my pinkie, I only managed to get two glitters. Oh well! It’s a good thing I adore star glitters!
Good morning and happy Monday! Today I have some glitter french tips. I started with Omega Bella which was originally sent to me as a press sample. Then, I sponged on OPI Ce-less-tial Is More to the tips.
In other news, I made a quick video showing how I line my lips when I’m wearing LipSense. You can watch it here:
Good morning and happy Friday!! I started this mani with Sally Hansen Red-ience which was sent to me as a press sample. I used Konad Black to stamp this design from It Girl Plate IG116
In other news…If you’re local to the Seattle-Tacoma area, I’m looking for people to try LipSense for the first time. No pressure, I’m not going to ask you to buy it. I’m just looking for people who are willing to let me film their reactions. I’ll even buy the coffee! Hit me up if you’re interested.
Hello! Hello! Today’s mani uses Omega Pebbles as stamping polish. Out of the 5 I was sent, this one is probably the best stamper of the bunch. The base color is Omega Pacific Blue and the design is from It Girl Plate IG116.
Do you like it better glossy or matte??
Thanks for stopping by today! Leave me a comment so I’ll have something to read when I’m bored at work later. 😂
Good morning! Today’s mani starts with Omega Airey Fairy and then is stamped with Omega Too Hot to Trot! I’ve found that the Omega polishes I received as a sample all stamp quite nicely. :) This design is from It Girl Plate 116.
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Sinful Colors Kiss Goodnight was sent to me in the Influenster Fierce Vox Box, free of charge. This SinfulColors is part of the Kandee Johnson collection. She was one of the very first beauty bloggers I ever followed so I’m really happy to have one of her polishes in my collection!
For the nail art, I used It Girl Amethyst stamping polish with It Girl Plate IG116. If you haven’t tried It Girl yet, you really should. Nicole is absolutely the best.
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Today’s mani starts with two coats of OPI Sweet Memories which is pretty close to being an exact match to my natural nail. Once dry, I taped off the tips and used OPI Alpine Snow to make it a french mani. I had these wine glass vinyls for years and years. I think they are from Polished Vino, but I can’t really remember!
My dog, Kirby, is turning 8 on Friday the 17th! To celebrate, I’m having a special all week. Every SeneGence / LipSense purchase will have a free gift included! What is the free gift? Only Kirby knows!! See what I have in stock and ready to ship here.
If you’re finally ready to join my team (Kirby would love that!) head over to Senegence.com/bettysbeauty and click on “Career Opportunity.”
Dermelect sent me two of their polishes from their spring collection. Dermelect is a peptide infused, anti-aging nail polish. Both of these colors were opaque in two coats. Keep scrolling to see the nail art I did with the two of them together!
Dermelect Coat D’Amour is a gorgeous pink creme.
Dermelect Mani-Festo is a dusty teal.
And here’s a little nail art I did with the two of them together. I used striping tape (which you can find wicked cheap on Amazon) to do this look. Make sure your base color is completely dry before attempting any striping tape nail art. :)
Today’s mani starts with two coats of Orly Big City Dreams which is from the La La Land collection. I used Mundo de Unas Metallic Purple to stamp these fun kaleidoscope style images from an It Girl Stamping Plate.
Here is a plain swatch of Big City Dreams. Some bloggers had issues with this collection being a little patchy. I found that if I thought about it like it was a crelly and not a creme, then I had a decent time applying it.
Today we’re getting our taxes done and I’m soooo scared. This is the first year where I’ll have to do taxes for my businesses (yes, plural!!) including self-employment stuff AND my day job stuff. The pile of paperwork is MASSIVE. And I’m sure I’m going to owe a lot. I’ve never owed before! I’ve always gotten at least a little something back!!!!! This is super stressing me out. No wonder people just pay someone to take care of all of this stuff. Taxes are, so far, the worst part about being a business owner!
This evening’s mani is one of my favorites that I’ve done in a long time. Let’s just say that I’m pretty pleased with myself for choosing to matte this look.
Here’s the look with a glossy topcoat. It’s pretty, but I definitely love it better matte. Which do you prefer?
This mani starts with two coats of Orly Head in the Clouds from the La La Land collection. I used Konad Red to stamp this design from a wonderful plate designed by It Girl Nail Art.
Here is a swatch of Orly Head in the Clouds. Many people have reported issues with the La La Land collection. However, I did not experience those problems. Some have said they’re streaky and need 3-4 coats. This is 2 coats in these photos. I found that if I thought of it like a crelly instead of a thick cream that it helped me apply it well.
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I’m still obsessed with It Girl’s new stamping plates. Today, I’m using It Girl Plate 306 to create a nude lace nail art look. I started with two coats of OPI Sweet Memories which is nearly identical to my natural nail’s look. Then, I used It Girl Alabaster white stamping polish to put on the lace design.
I really love how nice and delicate this turned out. Also, It Girl’s stamping polish is ah-maz-ing. Even with small, intricate patterns, you don’t lose any of the image during transfer. Also, it doesn’t stink to high heaven like other stamping polishes. I don’t know what witchcraft Nicole does to her stamping polishes, but it’s certainly working!
Here is a swatch of OPI Sweet Memories. As you can see, it barely even looks like I have polish on at all. It’s the perfect color for nude and negative space nail art.
Let me know what you think of today’s look in the comments!
It Girl has released a new plate that looks like a Kaleidoscope Stamping Plate. It is plate IG202. For the base color, I used Pretty Serious Corvus Corax (press sample) which is a deep, deep blue jelly. For the stamping, I used Mundo de Unas Mexican Pink.
I know on Sundays I normally have an update on how my SeneGence adventure is going. However, I posted a fairly decent update about it yesterday! Admittedly, not a whole lost has changed in the last 24 hours…so I’m not going to have a full update about it today. :)
I just saw what my first commission check from SeneGence is going to be. I am SO glad I signed up! I feel like I should give the whole check to Cassidy, who is the one who signed me up last October. (I’m not going to…but like…I feel like I should.)
My first check (for doing nearly nothing) from SeneGence is $577. That is on top of the profits I get from selling product!
If you have been on the fence about signing up to join my team, jump in! It’s only $55 to sign up which is the lowest entry barrier to starting your own business that I’ve ever heard of in the entire universe! (It cost me about $1,000 to start my dog training business! And that’s a very conservative estimate!)
I signed up on 10/27/2016 because I was kinda bored at work one day.Seriously. I can’t imagine what sort of butterfly effect caused that to happen, but I am SO, SO glad it did! There are only about 70,000 SeneGence distributors in the US. (Compare that to over 1,000,000 for Mary Kay and Avon…EACH.)
I know you’re ready to join me on this wild ride. And don’t worry, I’ll help you every step of the way! Go to senegence.com/bettysbeauty and click on “Sell Senegence” to get started. It will send me an email and then I’ll get in contact with you to get everything set up.
Anyway….I know that you’re really here for the nail art. Today’s look starts with two coats of Glam Polish Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Then, I used It Girl Currant Stamping Polish to stamp this knotty hearts nail art design from It Girl Plate IG115
I have some lacy nail art for you today! I started with two coats of Pretty Serious Araenae (Press Sample) which is a deep, deep dark purple jelly. I used It Girl White Stamping Polish and It Girl Plate IG306 to stamp the design on top.
I am extremely impressed with the It Girl stamping polishes. They are as pigmented as Mundo de Unas, but without the smell. I need Nicole to make some in every single color in the entire color spectrum and in every finish!
Here is a swatch of Pretty Serious Araenae without art on top. You can really see how dark and gorgeous it is!
I have another mani for you today using It Girl Plate IG115 which is her Valentine’s Day themed plate. I wanted to do something a little less foofy so I started with two coats of OPI I Drive a Supernova. Then, I used It Girl Obsidian black stamping polish and this slashed hearts design to create this black heart nail art look.
Here’s a plain swatch of OPI I Drive a Supernova. It’s a pretty standard metallic silver polish.
Thanks for stopping by again today! :) Leave a comment to tell me what you think of today’s nail art look.
I have a wee bit of stamping on my nails to show you today. The base color is Glam Polish How to Marry a Millionaire. I posted a ton of Glam Polish swatches yesterday. You should check it out here.
For the stamping color, I used Mundo de Unas Turquoise and a design from a Cici & Sisi Stamping Plate.
In other news…my work is closed today because it’s a snow day! Hooray! I hate the snow, but I will accept it if and only if it comes down in enough volume to close my work. FREE DAY! What should I do today? Paint my nails? Yes. Shower? We’ll see…
Just in time for Valentine’s Day….I have some Valentine’s Day nail art to show you! The base color for this look is OPI One Chic Chick which is a really nice light yellow creme polish. I finally bought It Girl Coral stamping polish after lusting after it on susanannie‘s nails. I also bought It Girl Plate IG115 which is full of awesome Valentine’s day stamping images. Her shipping is quite fast so if you order soon, you should have it before the 14th.
Here’s a plain swatch of OPI One Chic Chick. I rarely wear yellows and am usually repulsed by the color….but I gotta hand it to this one. I actually kinda like it, despite myself.
Today’s mani starts with Glam Polish Nobody Gets Left Behind or Forgotten. I really love the look of a two-tone mani so I decided to do a little green on green stamping. The stamping polish is Konad Green and the design is from a Cici&Sisi Stamping Plate.
I have a raffle/contest thing going on in my LipSense VIP Fan Group on Facebook. When the group reaches 350 members, I will draw one name. That person wins a $20 gift certificate to my online store AND the person that added them gets $20 to spend! So come join the fun and bring your friends with you. (Make sure to talk to your friends before just adding them to the group. Nobody likes to be force-added.)
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Good morning and happy Monday! I hope you are all doing well today. On Mondays, I usually wear black. You know…to mourn the weekend. So here’s a mani that fits with that motif.Glisten and Glow Mae from the December 2016 Holo Hookup box
I started with two coats of Glisten and Glow Mae from the December 2016 Holo Hookup box. I used Konad Black to stamp this checkboard-style design from an It Girl Nail Art Plate.
Here is a plain swatch of Glisten and Glow Mae. Her holos are super vibrant and strong.
Today, I have some pretty lazy nail art for your viewing pleasure. I started with OPI Breakfast at Tiffany’s (which is from the namesake collection) and simply used some Pueen Water Decals.
I know my crooked nail has been driving some people crazy. (I’m looking at you, smackerlacquer) but I promise it’s growing out and it will be a thing of the past soon. :) So just bear with me.
I’d like to welcome two more people to my amazing LipSense team! Deana and Jenny! That’s a total of 5 people on my team. We’re having a ton of fun and I love getting to know these girls better. Did you know…6 is my favorite number? Do you want to be my 6th team member???
Last week, I told you that my sales so far were at $4,500. Well, just in the last week, my total sales since I started tipped over $5,100. That’s another $600 in ONE week. (And I barely left my house!) Additionally, my commission check in February is going to be over $500 (so far!) Basically, commission checks from Senegence is money you get for doing jack-shit. I’m getting money for things I would be doing anyway and it’s super fucking weird. And awesome.
How can you get involved with the craziest lipstick sensation to ever enter our lives?