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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

konad S6


Cuticles looking very unsightly here...must do better clean-up.
*Base color- Pure Ice #541, Kiss Me Here
*Diagnal color block (used electrical tape to mask off)- Revlon #919 Black Lingerie
*Konad plate # S6- 2 images done w? Konad SP- white and black
*2 coats of Seche Vite

Monday, August 24, 2009

konad haul, wowsocool 30% off







plates- s6, m19, m28, m51, m63, m71






Much to my delight, the Princess Polishes came in adorable boxes!






Also pictured- the polish area I set up






Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Konad m73



Color Club base in Pink Rush.

Konad plate m73

Konad Special polish white

One coat Seche Vite

Two coats Orly, Fifty-four

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

konad M60







OPI DS Sapphire base color with Konad plate #M60. Topcoat- Seche Vite. While TC was still wet, I used an orange stick to apply NYX Glitter in Hot Pink to the flower petals. It turned out great! No migration of glitter beyond the petals.


My first time using Seche Topcoat, and I love it!



Friday, August 7, 2009

Tarte mascara- Lights, Camera, Lashes!


Several weeks ago, I inherited, from Amber, the sample box set of mascaras offered at Sephora.

I've been using the first one I grabbed... Tarte- Lights, Camera, Lashes!

Just LOOK at my lashes!

I so wish mascaras were offered in these sample sizes. They're so easy for me to handle.

Loving all over this mascara!


Reviews!

I'm going to classify Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch as "magic" and my HG face primer!
I'm going to pass Tarte Clean Slate on to my daughter Amber (this primer is better suited for younger skin).
But back to the Clarins! Although the jar is small, .50 oz, a little goes a very long way. It comes with a nifty boomerang scoop- perfect for long nail people like me. This stuff goes on like a dream, and what it does to the texture of my skin is secondary to what it makes my skin look like. Magic, I tell you...very much like an out of focus or blurry picture, this primer blurs the canvas of my complexion!
Can't get any better than that!

Benefit Lemon Aid- Another product that I can't live without! I'm using this product over my eye primer from lid to brow. Not only does it brighten the whole area, it also covers redness and flaws, and serves as an excellent creme base for shadows to stick. Moreover, this product does double duty for me. I'm also using it on other areas of my face where I have redness.
Awesome product!

Konad nail system/art - After playing around with Amber's set, I had to get one of my own! My first try was plate #m66, bamboo image, and it turned out wonderful! I had fun doing it to boot! I've combined both of our kits into an organizer and deemed it as commmunity property.

Konad nails!











This is my 3rd go at the Konad plates, and my first nail pictures.



Nails in Berry Belt by Finger Paints (Creme)

Konad plate #69 (lace tip) in white

Topcoat Orly Love Eachother (awesome effects!)

Hologlitter from Glamourdoll randomly placed on tip only (with toothpick)

Final topcoat Wet n Wild
























Sephora, Aromaleigh & Konad hauls!


Konad build your own kit from www.wowsocool.com

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Sephora, Aromaleigh & Konad hauls!

Ever since Julia, aka MissChievous, http://mizzchievouz.blogspot.com/ recommended it, I've been lusting after Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch.
I tell you- that item was in and out of my Sephora cart over a dozen times in the past 3 weeks, before I finally had enough of vacillating.

My Sephora haul list;
Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch, Benefit Lemon Aid, Make Up Forever Star Powder #943, Make Up Forever Blush Powder(eyeshadow) #92 (vivid matte purple!), and Smashbox Softlights Shimmer.

Aromaleigh haul;
Perle Lux, Black out Gel Liner, Sonic Rocks Vampira, LE Girl's Night Out (2), & blush samples.

Konad haul;
Build Your Own Kit- plates 57, 69, 70 & 73- Special Polish Colors-pink, Dark Orange, Violet Purple and Black.

Tomorrow, I am planning on getting my hauls together for photos.
I am super pleased with all the items in my haul!