Purple Nail Art Stamping

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Where are my purple lovers?!?!? This mani is for you!! It starts with two coats of China Glaze Summer Reign. Then, I used It Girl Wisteria and It Girl Plate IG117 for the stamping design.

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Blue and Green Nail Art

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Today’s nail art starts with China Glaze All Glamed Up which I got as a press sample from the Summer Reign collection. For the stamping, I used It Girl Sky and a design from It Girl Plate IG117.

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90’s Nail Art

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Today’s mani reminds me of the 90’s. Which is perfect because a lot of 90’s stuff is apparently coming back in style! What’s old is new again…

This mani starts with two coats of China Glaze Sultry Solstice which was sent to me as a press sample from the Summer Reign collection. I used It Girl Pomelo which is a full-coverage yellow stamping polish! :O The design is from the new It Girl Plate IG117

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Red and Blue Nail Art

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Hello, hello and happy Saturday! I have some more nail art just for you today. Why? Because you’re my favorite, that’s why!!! I started with two coats China Glaze Flame-Boyant from the new Summer Reign collection. This hot baby was originally sent to me as a press sample from China Glaze.

Then, I grabbed my Mundo de Unas Turquoise because teal/blue and red are like pretty awesome together. This design is from It Girl Plate IG 307.

If you have not tried It Girl stamping plates, then you need to get off my blog right now and get your ass over to her etsy store and get some. I promise you won’t regret. On the off chance that you do, she has the best customer service known to the nail world. But you won’t regret. So there you go. ;)

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Doctor Who Nerd Block and Pink and Blue Stamping

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Before we get to the nail art…I got my first-ever Doctor Who Nerd Block in the mail yesterday! Here’s my blind opening! Check out the video to see what I got and what I thought about it all. :)

Now on to the nail art… I started with two coats of China Glaze Simply Fa-Blue-Less which is a crelly from their Summer Reign collection.

Then, I used It Girl Peony and It Girl Plate IG 117 to create the design stamped on top.

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Green Flowers Nail Art

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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.

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China Glaze Summer Reign

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China Glaze sent me their Summer Reign collection to show off to you! Make sure you’re subscribed to me via Bloglovin, Facebook, or whatever platform blows your skirt up, because I have A LOT of nail art coming up using this collection as a base.

The China Glaze Summer Reign collection is 12 polishes with a ton of variety in the collection. This is a well-thought out collection and I could make a case for owning each one of the polishes!

Most of the shades in this collection are neon. The ones that aren’t full-on neon are vibrant and rich. There is a good mix of creams, metallics, and shimmers.

China Glaze Sunset Seeker

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China Glaze All Glamed Up

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China Glaze Sultry Solstice

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China Glaze Simply Fa-Blue-Less. This one is actually more like a jelly than a cream. It’s been ages since a mainstream line put out a jelly polish so I’m pretty excited about this one.

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China Glaze Sun-Set the Mood

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China Glaze Emerald Bae. I had a little trouble with this one’s formula, as you can see. It was just too thick to get on evenly and it was difficult to mix properly. This is too bad because this green is super vibrant.china-glaze-emerald-bae china-glaze-emerald-bae-swatch

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China Glaze I Truly Azure You. This is my personal favorite in the collection. It’s a stunning blue. I couldn’t even do nail art on top of this one because I didn’t want to cover one molecule of its glory.

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China Glaze Flame-Boyant

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Blue Arrow Nail Art

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I just found this draft post! It’s been sitting there, being ignored for months!!! Sorry blue nail art! I completely forgot about you. LOL. This mani used China Glaze Good Tide-ings which is from China Glaze’s 2016 holiday collection and was sent to me as a press sample.

The stamping polish is It Girl Sapphire and the plate is It Girl Plate IG 111. Make sure you check out Nicole’s It Girl Etsy shop this week. She’s restocking some plates and rumor has it that there might be some new ones in there, too! :O :O :O I’m really in the mood for some new stamping plates so I can’t wait!!!

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Pink and Blue Stamped Nail Art

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Today, I’ll be straying away from holiday nail art in order to show off one of my favorite color combinations – pink and blue! The pink is China Glaze Eat, Pink, Be Merry from the Seas and Greetings collection (which was originally sent to me as a press sample). The stamping polish is Mundo de Unas Turquoise and the design is from It Girl plate IG101.

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I’m so happy that my nails are finally starting to grow out from the super bad break I had last August/September! (All my nails turned to nubs!!)pink-and-blue-nail-art

In other news, I have subscribed to a meal service called Munchery. (That’s my personal invite link.) I like this a lot better than services like Blue Apron because with Munchery, the food actually comes prepared! I seriously loathe cooking.

i only have a kitchen because it came with the house

With the other services, you still had to chop shit. And measure shit. I can’t handle it. I hate it so much. So, I decided to have my food brought to me! LOL. Munchery drops off prepared food between 3pm and 5pm and all I have to do is heat it up! It’s chef-prepared and never frozen and tastes delicious.

The added bonus is that you can order all the way up to 1pm that same day for dinner that night. So you don’t even have to really plan ahead! Munchery is my dream come true.

Neutral Stamping Nail Art

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Happy first day of December! I can’t believe that this year has flown by so quickly. Today’s mani starts with two coats of China Glaze Sand in my Mistletoes which is from the Seas and Greetings Collection. The stamping polish is an It Girl Prototype, but she has them for sale now! (Don’t miss out on these. Nicole spends a crapload of time making sure her products are top-notch.) The image is from It Girl Plate IG 101.

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Other things that are going on…I’m having a December Promo for my LipSense business. 10% of all orders will be donated to the Pierce County Humane Society. Not only will you look good, but you’ll feel good doing it. :) You can order LipSense from me here.

Never heard of LipSense? Here is my review so you can see how cramazing it is. (That’s crazy-amazing.)

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Nail Polish Nail Art

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Good morning and happy Monday for what promises to be a quick work week! Today, I’m wearing China Glaze Seas and Greetings which is from its namesake collection. The Seas and Greetings collection was sent to me as a press sample a few weeks ago.

I used an It Girl Prototype stamping polish, which, by the way, is awesome. If you like stamping in any way, then you’ll want to check out Nicole’s stamping polishes.

For the design, I used one of my favorite plates, It Girl Plate IG112. Who doesn’t need nail polish bottles on their nail polish?!

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Purple Nail Art Stamping

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Happy Friday! It’s getting super chilly in the NorthWest. Due to the crisp air, I thought some nail art China Glaze Snow Way would be the way to go! :) Snow Way is from the China Glaze Seas and Greetings collection. I stamped using It Girl Amethyst and got the design from It Girl Plate IG108.

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Green Paisley Nail Art

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Happy (?) Monday! As you saw last week, I got the China Glaze Seas and Greetings collection. Today, I have some nail art featuring China Glaze Warm Wishes from that collection. The green stamping polish is an It Girl Prototype stamping polish. Spoiler alert: It works really great and I love Nicole’s stamping polishes. The design is from It Girl Stamping Plate IG 201, which was also given to me as a sample.

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China Glaze Seas and Greetings Collection

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China Glaze sent me their holiday collection which is cleverly called Seas and Greetings. This is a fun twist on a holiday collection! It is full of ocean-themed colors, but also has a few classic holiday colors that are a must this time of year. The 12-piece collection also has a really nice variety of finishes, making it a really lovely collection for the holidays.

China Glaze Sand in my Mistletoes is a nice nude peachy creme.

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China Glaze Let’s Shell-ebrate is a golden glitter with larger purple glitters. (This reminds me of the UW colors so Husky fans should be on the lookout for this one!) This is just two coats. It could also be a cool topper color so play around with this one!

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China Glaze Eat, Pink, Be Merry is a gorgeous light pink.

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China Glaze Partridge in a Palm Tree is a matte mint green. I had some issues with this cracking as it dried. I tried to do thin coats and let it dry in between, but there are still some visible cracks, which is disappointing.

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China Glaze Tis the Sea-Sun is an orange-red creme.china-glaze-tis-the-sea-sun-swatch china-glaze-tis-the-sea-sun

China Glaze Seas and Greetings is a really cool purple with a slight golden shift to it.

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China Glaze Warm Wishes is a nice coral creme.

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China Glaze Good Tide-ings is a periwinkle creme.

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China Glaze Snow Way! is a pearlescent white. If you liked Pearl Jammin’ from the Rebel Collection, then you’re also going to really like this. If you see it, buy it! Pearl Jammin’ was nearly impossible to find and quickly became a collector’s polish.

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China Glaze The More the Berrier is a classic holiday color. It’s a pink-toned red with a metallic finish.

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China Glaze Joy to the Waves is a beautiful duochrome blue. It has a green shift that is so stunning!

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China Glaze Twinkle Twinkle Little Starfish is a lovely golden green glitter topper. You can see how much it changes Joy to the Starfish, which is what I have it layered on top of.china-glaze-twinkle-twinkle-little-starfish cchina-glaze-twinkle-twinkle-little-starfish-swatch

This is a great collection and I really like how it’s an unpredictable holiday collection. I wish I could have gotten the matte one to work, but maybe I was just being an idiot.

China Glaze Rebel Collection

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The China Glaze Rebel collection is here! China Glaze sent this to me to swatch and review for you. This collection is full of unique and beautiful polishes. Additionally, it has a really 90’s vibe that I’m loving. I’m totally a 90’s girl – Nintendo, Ninja Turtles, Scrunchies, Cupcake Dolls, All.Of.It.

This collection really spoke to me and I’m glad that I am now a proud owner of the China Glaze Rebel Collection.

China Glaze Dope Taupe is a one-coater mauve/nude creme.

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China Glaze Y’all Red-y For is a shimmery one-coater red. Ready for what? I’m not sure. But I am, indeed, ready for it.

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China Glaze Prince-ss is a super light, slightly shimmer pink. I freaking love this one. This was two coats.

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China Glaze Pearl Jammin’ is like the light blue twin brother of the recently released OPI Oh My Majesty. I am loving the pearlescent trend and I hope companies and makers continue to use this finish!

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China Glaze Jagged Little Teal is a dark teal cream. Further proof that I’m a 90’s girl…I was literally listening to this song (Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette) yesterday. Release date? June 1995.

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China Glaze Heroine Chic is one that is a must-buy. It looks quite bland in the bottle but once I got it on my nails…hot damn! It’s like this unique gray metallic with maroon microglitters.

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China Glaze Purple Fiction is another on of those one-coaters and is a beautiful metallic purple.

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China Glaze Blue-Ya has a tone of depth to it.

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China Glaze Holo at Ya Girl took three coats to get completely opaque but it’s worth it because it ends the age-old battle on how to pronounce “holo.” Some say “haw-low” while others say “hoe-low.” Obviously, “haw-low” is correct for two reasons: It’s the abbreviation of the word “holographic” so it should sound like the beginning of that word. Second, China Glaze’s awesome pun doesn’t work if you’re pronouncing it wrong. :P

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China Glaze Teen Spirit. This polish is unscented (give me a shout out in the comments if you get this 90’s reference!), but it’s still a beautiful polish!

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China Glaze Combat Blue-ts was a surprise matte!!! I guess I wouldn’t have been surprised if I read any descriptions on the collection before trying it…but what’s the fun in that?!

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China Glaze Don’t Mesh With Me is a lovely purple microglitter. I have it shown here over Ciate Spinning Teacup.  I love the addition of this shade because it shows the girlier, Brittany Spears side of the 90’s. china-glaze-don't-mesh-with-me-swatch china-glaze-don't-mesh-with-me

I think China Glaze knocked this collection out of the park. They don’t even need to bill it as a 90’s collection because if you were in the 90’s, you are already confident when you say that’s the theme of the Rebel collection!