Friday, November 26, 2010

NOTD: Just Winging It On My Cell

Hey All!
Here's a quick post.  My Nails of the Day.    It's from the beginning of the month, yet I'm still amazed at how much I love this color combo!

I'm wearing OPI's Yodel Me On My Cell (from the Swiss
Collection) as the base color.
On top of that I sponged on OPI's Wing It (from the
Summer Flutter Collection).

And I finished it off with one coat of Seche Vite top coat.
I love how the pink tones down the teal and turns it into
more of a blue/purple manicure. 

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

My Halloween Costume - Chihiro from Spirited Away

Ok, I know this post is uber late, but i've been procrastinating.  yup.  that's my only excuse.
So for those of you who follow my YouTube Channel you already know that my roommate and I had a Halloween Party that was animated themed.  So you had to dress up as something that's been animated.  My roomie went as Princess Peach (from Nintendo's Mario Brothers), there was an awesome looking Duff Man there, we also had a teal ghost that chases Pac Man, as well as Jane Jetson.  We had Jack Skeleton and Boba Fet (is that how you spell it?  lol..) as well as some non themed party goers, such as the devil, Robin Hood (which I guess both have been animated at one point in time)  and many more!

I dressed up as Chihiro/Sen from the amazing movie Spirited Away.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Cellulose Nail Art Tutorial

Hi Everybody!
{Response from crowd: Hi Dr. Nick!}  hehehe..  ahhh the Simpsons...

I had a follower request that I show how I created this nail design (that was featured in my blog last month)
It's pretty simple to do and would look great in lots of different colors!

Here's the list of products I used:

OPI Nail Envy Strengthener
OPI Base Coat
Rimmel Lasting Finish Pro - Black Satin
Rimmel French White Tip Pro - French White Nail Tip Liner
Essie - Wicked
Seche Vite - Top Coat

Hope you all like this tutorial, and hope you give the design a try!

Have a great weekend!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Family & Friends Coupon Code for Skin Care

Hey Everyone!

I just got a coupon code I thought I'd share with you all!

For those of you who like shopping for cosmetics and skin care products, this is for you!
Some of you may have already heard of the e-tailer www.SkinCareRX.

If you already shop there, or want to check it out, you can get 25% discount by using the coupon code: FF25
The coupon expired December 1st, so shop early!  Apparently the fine print is that some brands are not included in this discount but there are lots of great brands like Kinerase, La Roche-Posay and SkinMedica.  So shop smart and have fun!  I'm definitely excited and am looking to try some new skin care products myself (having recently just moved to a city with a different climate than my last place) and my skin is stressing out!  :@

Do any of you already shop here?
What are your favorite brands?

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

REVIEW: Bundle Monster Image Plates vs. Konad Image Plates

Hey all!  I wrote this review a while ago, but wanted to add comparison pictures.  But haven't had the chance yet.  But I felt like I had waited too long to keep postponing this blog post.
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I've had a chance to try out some of the Bundle Monster Image Plates and as promised I have my full personal review of the product.
This will be a general overview of the product, and it will also be compared to the more famous Konad Stamping Image Plates.

The Criteria that I will evaluate this product will be based on the following:

  • The price
  • The accessibility (how easy is it to find this product)
  • The usability of the plates (general ease of use, how it transfers, how it cleans)
  • The variety of images
  • Overall opinion

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  • So the cost of 21 Bundle Monster Image Plates is $17.99 USD + shipping (which may vary depending where you purchase them.  I think that unless the majority of the plates were unusable, this is a great value for the number of plates (and images) you're getting.
  • Konad Image Plates are usually priced around $5.99 USD each + $2 shipping (or less).  Again, this varies by seller.  So to compare, if you were to purchase 21 Konad plates it would cost $125.79 USD + shipping.