Feb 29, 2016

MonthlyManiFavorites: February 2016

How was February for you all? Here are my favorite nail designs from this month, most of them are Valentines designs, which I loved creating, BTW. Which is your favorite so far?

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Feb 26, 2016

Henna Series: Paisley

Another of my Henna design today. This one is a very different design. I repeated the same design in different shapes to create the whole look - something NEW and something I have never seen before. Hope you all like it. To see my previous Henna designs, click HERE.

Feb 23, 2016

The Usual

When in doubt, go with dots and animal print nails, you know the usual stuff. That’s what I did for my recent travel, when I didn’t had time to paint my nails before my trip, I created this nail design. Polishes used are Butter London’s Cotton Buds, Union Jack Black and Fruit Machine. Also use Revlon's Plum Seduction.

Feb 19, 2016

Island Girl Polishes

Hello Lovely People. As you all know I was on vacationing in Hawaii last month and while I was shopping at ABC Stores in Hawaii, I came across these Island Girl polishes. Priced at $2.99 a piece, I went "Whaaaaaa..." and couldn't decide what I wanted to buy. So finally I had it down to 6 nailpolishes and 1 cuticle oil (which was too cute a bottle to leave behind). So here is my swatches and review of the polishes that I bought

The Island Girl polishes are priced at $2.99, so I wasn't expecting much of them, but to my surprise they turned out pretty well. The formula is easy to apply for all the polishes and lasts 4-5 days without chipping. I have even tried some nail art with these polishes which has lasted even longer.

I was lucky enough to find some holographic shades(I am a sucker for Holographic Polishes) in this polish brand. This one has no name only a number 1807A and is a lovely Grey holo polish. You will soon see me using this as part of a nail art.

The other holo polish I found is a lovely Blue shade which goes by the number 1804A. It looks so beautiful in the sunlight and I can't stop staring at it.

The third polish is a lovely dove grey shade with again no name but a number 1518. I love this formula, very smooth and easy to apply. I got the below results in just 2 coats.

Next is a beautiful ice pink shade called TROPICAL GIRL(M1806). I really like how it looks both inside and outside in sunlight (pic 2 below).

The fifth polish is a maroon-ish pink shade called TROPICAL DREAM(M1801). This formula is easy to apply but it isn't a soft polish - meaning it has a rough feel to it.

Last is a pretty soft pink shade called BIG ISLAND MAGIC(P1201). This is my least favorite one. Though the color is beautiful, the formula is really really bad. I applied 3 coats for the below pic and it still was not fully opaque as you can see.

Of course, I had to share the pretty cuticle oil bottle pic too.

What do you think of this post? Would you like to see more polish swatches or you are interested in seeing only Nail Art in this space? Let me know in the comments section below.

Feb 16, 2016


You all know my love and passion for reading books. It lead to creating these pretty colorful nails for the reader in me. Hope you all like it.

Feb 14, 2016

Valentines Series: Happy Valentines Day 2016

Happy Valentines Day everyone. Hope you have a wonderful day with your loved ones. Polishes used are Butter London's Fruit Machine, OPI's Mod About You and The Spy Who Loved Me.

Feb 12, 2016

Valentines Series: Hearts and Stripes

Hello Friends. I can't stop creating cute and pink hearts themed Valentines designs. Today's design is inspired by some cute Mason Jars that I found on Pinterest(scroll below to see them). Polishes used are OPI's Non-Stop White, Dior's Rouge and Butter London's Fruit Machine. Hope you like this nail art. Happy Friday and have a great President's day and Valentines Weekend.

Here are the Mason Jars that inspired this nail art.
Source: Pinterest

Feb 8, 2016

Valentines Series: Romance Day

Romance Day a.k.a. Valentines Day is coming and here is another of my Valentines Nail Art design. I used a bunch of different pink and red nail polishes to create this design free-hand.

Feb 5, 2016

Valentines Series: Sweetheart Nails

Another set of Valentines Day Nails is here. I am so enjoying creating these pink n red hearts nails and I have more coming so stay tuned. Polishes used to create this design are - Butter London's Cotton Buds and Fruit Machine, Chanel's Dragon, Zoya's Lolly.

Feb 3, 2016

Valentines Series: Love is Good

Here is my second nail art for Valentines Day..super easy to do. Polishes used are Chanel's Dragon, Butter London's Fruit Machine and Cotton Buds.

Feb 1, 2016

Valentines Series: Be Mine, Valentine

With Valentines Day around the corner, its time for some cute pink and red, hearts nail art for next few weeks. Here is my first Valentines Day Nail Art for 2016. If you follow my blog, you would know that this Valentines nail art was featured in Jan/Feb 2016 issue of NailIt magazine. If you haven't read about it, click HERE to come up to the speed.