Nails of the week: blue dotty with GOSH Sea Foam

blue dotty nails with GOSH Sea Foam

GOSH Cosmetics has brought in some fabulous nail colours for SS15 and one of my favourites is Sea Foam, a beautiful blue with a shade between air force blue and cerulean.

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Nails of the week: Dotty coral and grey with new Liz Earle Awakening and Moonlight nail polishes

liz earle awakening and moonlight nail polish

Sometimes I forget about my dotting tools, and when they come out, they do so in full force!

I decided to use the new shades from the Liz Earle Spring/Summer collection launching in March.

Awakening is a pretty solid coral and Moonlight a lovely light grey. I couldn’t decide which one to try first so I decided to use both together!

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Nails of the week: blue with silver dots

dielle nail polish in modern goddess - somanylovelythingsNow the dotting tools are out, I cannot stop! This week I tried a vintage inspired mani, but failed. Miserably. It looked awful. So I decided to take a step back and simplify.

Took the opportunity to try the beautiful Dielle nail polish in Modern Goddess, a deep midnight blue, glittery (but with no texture), with hints of purple, part of their metallics collection.

dielle nail polish in modern goddess - somanylovelythings

I had never tried Dielle’s polishes before. The packaging is rather nice and the brush applies well. The colour is well saturated and application was smooth and dried quickly. I am using two coats. They also have a non-toxic formulation, free from toluene, formaldehyde, DBP, camphor, & pthalic acid.

I then added three dots to the side of each nail using Barry M’s foil effects in silver. Durability was very good!

If you want to try their polishes, go to Dielle’s website – they have really great colours and nice kits! You can get Dielle’s Modern Goddess here.

This post contains PR samples. This review, however, is based on my own true experience with the products and reflects my honest opinion on them.

Nails of the week: Spotty blue and yellow

blue and yellow spotty nails - somanylovelythings

It had been a while since I had a spotty manicure on. I’ve been meaning to do one for ages, and this week I finally got round to it!

I went for a pastel colours version: blue and yellow. This blue, Oxford from Nails Inc, has been a favourite for a very long time. The yellow came in the same set, and is called Wimbledon.

blue and yellow spotty nails - somanylovelythings

I used my one of my dotting tools to get the dots close to perfect (they never are!). Overall, a very easy mani to do, and very cute.

The polishes apply ok. As they are a bit on the old side, they stained a bit. I used two coats of the blue and three of the yellow.

blue and yellow spotty nails - somanylovelythings

Extra shine was given with the Seche Vite topcoat and durability is always fantastic with Nails Inc polishes!



Nails of the week – warm colour dots

Well, I went dot crazy. Truly crazy. It started as a desire to create a fish scales effect, but it just looked wrong as I was using warm shades (in my crazy head). So I went out of order and out of control, and created something I am not sure I like or not.

Still, I stuck with it for the week and was even asked if I was wearing foils! Kinda got used to it.

Anyway… I used Barry M foil effects in gold and the dots are Leighton Denny’s orange Hanky Panky,  a shimmery yellow from H&M and  Colorama’s red 40 graus.

I applied the gold as base and used three different sizes dots from my dotting tool set in the other colours… I finished with a topcoat.