Nails: Sally Hansen Thinking of Blue

This was one of my first Sally Hansen Complete Manicure colors.  I picked it up a couple years ago and it’s still one of my favorites!

Navy blue makes a great nail color because it looks chic and professional but yet….it’s blue!  🙂

Complete Manicure

This polish goes on like a dream:  smooth and even, opaque in two coats and dries quickly without the need to use base coat or top coat.  After all, it’s a complete manicure in a bottle, right?  🙂

What is your favorite navy blue polish?

Fireworks Nails!

Two nail posts in a row!  I hope you don’t mind, but with it being the 4th of July and all, I just couldn’t resist.

I first saw this design earlier this week on C to C Friendspirations blog and immediately knew I had to try it for myself.

I didn’t have the exact polishes used, so I just worked with what I have.

I should mention that I am not a nail-art-extraordinaire by any means, but this looked easy enough even for a rookie like me.

This is one coat of Sally Hansen Glass Slipper as a base.  With Revlon Frankly Scarlet for the red stripes, Sally Hansen Through the Blue for the blue stripes, and a white Art Deco polish for the white stripes.  And all of that is topped with a coat of Sally Hansen Set the Stage gold glitter.

It’s not nearly as good as the original, but I’m happy with it.

My 13 year old couldn’t believe I had done it myself!  hahaha!

I hope you have a fabulous Independence Day!  Stay safe and have fun!

Truly Outrageous! Jem Nails!

Ok, who remembers Jem and the Holograms??

Totally dating myself, I know.

Totally 80’s!

Jem was one of my favorite cartoons as a kid!

 

This is one coat of Sally Hansen Color Quick Fast Dry Nail Pen in Fuchsia Chrome, topped with one coat of petites Color Fever Pink Diamond Polish (578).

The Sally Hansen nail pens are great for when you need a quick coat of polish that dries almost immediately.  They live fast and die quick, though so you’ll be lucky if they last a whole day without chips.  (This one didn’t.)

Pink Diamond is super saturated mix of pink micro glitter and larger pink glitter bits.

The combination of these two is a bit brighter in person.  It’s so girly and sparkly and (to me) so JEM!

What was your favorite cartoon as a kid?

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great day!

Happy Memorial Day!!

My husband and I both come from military families. We know military life can be a hard life. We have watched our family members serve and sacrifice for those they love most. Today we honor them and those they served alongside.

While I do not think that something as basic as nail polish could ever compare to our military, it is still a fun way to add creativity to the day.

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This is Essie Really Red, topped with Sally Hansen Distressed Denim (05) Crackle, and a layer of Sally Hansen Glass Slipper (150). A little red and blue with white sparkle. Still needs a bit of cleanup…..and the picture doesn’t really do it justice. But I like it.

GLEE!!

Could there be a better name for this polish? I don’t think so! Every time I look at this color I smile. 🙂

This is my one and only color from Jessie’s Girl but it has me wanting more! I purchased this polished at Rite Aid several months ago, but had forgotten about it until recently when my girls and I were doing our nails together. Glee is a blue based teal color with blue and lime green micro shimmer glitter! LOVE!!! This is two coats Jessie’s Girl Glee and a layer of Poshe Top Coat.

It’s hard to really capture the complexity of this color in photos.

 

I don’t have a lot of nail art skillz, but my daughter got a little kit for her birthday recently and we decided to try it out. I choose the yellow heart nail gem to add accent to the ring finger. I kinda love it. AAAAAnd…..sometimes I see it out of the corner of my eye and think maybe there is a booger on my finger! O.o But the important thing is that my girls and I had fun together!

Mini Mani's!

Each of my girls painted their own nails (what can I say, they get it from their mama!) and I helped with the nail gems. On the left is Sally Hansen Wavelength and on the right is a no-name pink mini polish that came with the nail kit and Sinful Colors Let’s Meet on the thumb. They were so proud of their finished mani’s! And I have to admit, I was pretty proud of them too! Nothing like girl bonding over polish! 🙂

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!