Sunday, July 31, 2016

Monthly Mani Favorites: July 2016

Hello friends. It's end of another beautiful summer month and you know what that means on my blog, choosing your favorite nail art from the month. Which one is your favorite from this month?


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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Glisten & Glow

Hi everyone. Today I am sharing with you all swatches of Glisten & Glow polishes that I bought from The Indie Shop event. These are my very first Glisten & Glow polishes and I also got there HK girl top coat at the event. So here are the swatches.

Raspberry Margarita : Raspberry Margarita is a very saturated bright pink with linear holographic polish. This one is my favorite of the two. It was originally from Glisten & Glow's Cocktails Anyone? Collection. I used 3 thin coats for the pics below and sealed it with Glisten & Glow HK Girl top coat.


Black Roses : Black Roses is a grape purple holographic polish. Very easy formula which looks dark and intense when exposed in sunlight. I used two coats for the pics below and sealed it with Glisten & Glow HK Girl top coat.


Have you used Glisten & Glow polishes before? What did you think of it? Which one do you like the most? Share in the comments section below.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Ethnic Vibes

Sharing this simple ethnic nail design. I created it free-hand. Polishes used are Maybelline's Naturally Creme, Chanel's Dragon and Butter London's Cotton Buds.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Hearts and Flowers

Hello Hello. Sharing a very simple nail design with flowers, hearts and my favorite polka dots :) Polishes used are Butter London's Cotton Buds and Union Jack Black. Red used is Chanel's Dragon. All done free-hand.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Heart Drag Marble Mani


I am very happy as I type this post. After lot of trying and failed attempts, I have successfully created a hearts drag marble. I have tried this technique before but never had any success with it, until now. I got this beautiful polish from HnM last week called PurpleHeart Pearl. It was on sale in the HnM store for $1 and I couldn't resist buying this beautiful red shade of all. On this using Formula X's Dainty and a thin nail art brush, I created the drag hearts design and added some dots afterwords to give some life to the mani. I even created a video tutorial on how to create this nail art. Scroll all the way below to watch it.



HERE is the VIDEO TUTORIAL. Have you seen my YouTube channel - Nails Context yet?.



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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Cupcake Polish: Berry Patch

Hello Friend’s, Today I am sharing some more Gorgeous Holographic Nail Polishes from Cupcake Polish. These holo beauties are from Cupcake Polish’s Berry Patch Collection. I got these from The Indie Shop for 3 for $25 but they retail at $13 online.

The first polish is called Don’t Worry, Bee Happy. This is a gorgeous yellowish-golden linear Holographic shade. I used 2 coats and a top coat for these photos.

Pics taken in sunlight:

Pics taken inside:

The second one is called Water You Doing?. This one is a turquoise linear Holographic shade. I used two coats and top coat for the pictures below. This shade looks blue with blue outfits and looks very sea-green with green outfits and in natural sunlight it is jaw dropping gorgeous. Win Win.

Pics taken in sunlight:

Pics taken inside:

Which one do you like the most? Holo-goodness to maximum isn't it :)

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Polka and Pink

I have been out of nail art ideas lately and this is what I felt like creating, a cute pink design. I used Marc Jacob's Shocking (You can see it's swatch HERE) as the pink base. Then using Formula X's Dark Matter, I added thick lines and using Formula X's Dainty I created the dots and thin lines, free-hand using a nail art brush. Hope you all like it :)

Monday, July 11, 2016

Floral Fancy

Hello Friend's, today's nail art is this floral design that I created recently. I did the whole design free-hand using nail art brushes. I used multiple polishes for this-

The base white is Formula X's Dainty.
Black is Formula X's Dark Matter.
Grey is Sally Hansen's Wet Cement.
Pink is Butter London's Fruit Machine.
Orange is Michael Kor's Passion.
Red is Chanel's Dragon.
Dark Pink is Revlon's Plum Seduction.

Hope you all will like it :)

Friday, July 8, 2016

Vintage Cake Inspired

Hello Friend's, today's nail art is inspired by a beautiful cake picture(scroll below to see it). The soft blue used in this cake made me want to create this nail art. Polishes used are SinfulColors Alfresco, Zoya's Blu, Formula X's Dainty, Sally Hansen's Wet Cement and Chanel's Dragon. I used a dotting tool to create the roses and dots and I created the stripes free-hand. See my previous cake inspired nails HERE.


Here is the cake that inspired these nails :) gorgeous isn't it? The pastry chef that created this must be super talented.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Henna Series: Henna for Eid

Hello lovely people out there. Today is Eid and on this occasion I deck my hands with some henna which I do myself :) So here is this years henna art which I did yesterday night. To see some of my previous designs click HERE.

Eid Mubarak Everyone!

Monday, July 4, 2016

4th of July

On the occasion of July 4th, I am sharing my nail art inspired by the American Flag and its colors. The polishes I used are OPI's Non-stop White, Dior's Rouge and Ulta's Moody Blues.
Happy Independence Day America.


To see other July 4th themed nails click HERE and HERE.