Wednesday, August 25, 2010


Currently working in a nail salon and working on obtaining my Nail Technician license...that is all...

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Polish Collection

so far...i can't say i've used every one, but i plan to eventually, and yes, it's the only thing in the fridge in my room besides my bottled water and fruit cups

Friday, April 16, 2010

China Glaze Pedicure...

This is a review of Kiwi Cool-ada from China Glaze's new poolside collection.
Products used left to right:
Poshe fast dry top coat, Orly orlon base coat, China Glaze Kiwi Cool-ada, and China Glaze Matte Magic top coat.

The pictures do not do this green justice... It's a very bright flourescent neon green, with a satin like finish so a top coat is required if you prefer wet-look shine. I alternated shiny and matte finishes to see which wears longer.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Neon Pink French...

bored out of my mind...what do i do...homework? work on that Psych project or that English paper due? nails of thumb is the glue on as it came packaged(by Fashion Express)...the rest of them are Oasis by Sinful Colors (i took the original tip color off with pure acetone, painted with the pink (cleaned my smile lines with a make-up brush) and added white and silver lines with my nail art paints...up close u can notice a slight difference in the colors, but i probably can only tell because i know...

Friday, March 19, 2010

IDK Manicure...

IDK by China Glaze is an impressive lilac/silver holographic creamy polish. It has flashes of rainbow in it so be careful not to get distracted while driving lol.
I used Orly, orlon basecoat and Poshe, fast dry topcoat, and for a little added flair I used Matte Magic topcoat by China Glaze on the ring fingers.

Picture taken in fluorescent light, because it was dark out.



Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Tangerine Scene Manicure

Products used: Orly 'Orlon Base Coat', OPI 'Tangerine scene' 2 coats, and Poshe 'Fast Dry Top Coat'
With Flash

Without Flash

Monday, March 15, 2010

8ty8beauty Haul

From left to right: China Glaze 'IDK', OPI 'Tangerine scene', China Glaze 'Matte Magic', Orly 'Orlon base coat', Poshe 'Fast dry top coat'

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Sinful Colors Professional: Love Nails Pedicure

Two coats gave me full coverage. Application was smooth with very few bald spots after the first coat, which is not common with shimmer polishes. When dry, it comes off as an icey blue metallic.

Mardi Gras Mani-Pedi...

Colors Used: Purplelicious by Ruby Kisses
This is it by Sinful Colors Professional,
San Fransisco by Sinful Colors professional and
Top coat by Ruby Kisses
This is just for fun and practice of my lacking mani-pedi skills so be nice...
Very Appropriate for Mardi Gras, which is this upcoming Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Introductions Are In Order...

Hello nail fanatics I'm Sky and I am addicted to painting my toenails... I enjoy brightly colored toes year round, yes I wear aqua in winter lol... I'm the novice of the pair as I have no formal training, i just fool around with colors and designs every Friday night... I hope you enjoy the posts to follow... Comments and suggestions are welcome, we hope to become the front runner for extra tan women of the world as it pertains to nail care.

Fellow Nail-Philes! I am Kyra and i enjoy all things nails... polishes, scrubs/lotions, acrylics/gels/press-on's (i think you get it), I'm not technically a professional (even though i finished my 1500 hrs of cosmo class, but that tale is for another time and post...) i do plan on going to school to get my nail tech license ASAP...i have an obsession for buying something, anything for my nails (even if its a 25 cent Emory board) whenever i'm out shopping, it's kinda scary actually but don't judge me...


So as i stated before i kind of have this thing about buying nail stuff, below are the goodies from my last haul i'll try to do separate posts on them as i get 2 try the different colors and nail packs out...

here's everything, glue-ons, polish, and nail art

this nail art kit by Kiss comes with three colors (lime green, hot pink and blue) and stencils (who doesn't love stencils?

polishes by Sinful Colors

NAILS!!! lmao if i can't do much else, i can glue on some nails in 10 mins that'll make it look like i spent 4 x's the amount of money @ the salon

Friday, February 12, 2010

V-Day Haul...

I got two new polishes thanks to MS.K... Why yes indeed my friends are way better than yours but I digress... The colors are a beautiful blue by the name of Love Nails and a gorgeous gold called This Is It... Both by sinful colors...
The swatches are 2 coats of each color...

They are rather thin shimmers, but 2 coats gives almost complete coverage, I can barely see the hyper-pigmentation in my index fingernail...