Tag Archives: Shimmer

Mani of The Day / Colors I can’t Really Identify

Hello blog people!

Yes I call you like that in my personal life. But  why not ? I like it.  So todays manicure is one of my usual designs. They are not actually “designs” maybe I should say “combination” instead of design.

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I love this Flormar Full Color series because they are actually opaque at one coat of nail polish almost with every color .

You may also find out more about my love of Barielle by the link up there.

PS: I started a new blog about gluten & toxic free life. It will include my diagnosis process , cooking, allergies ( tons of ) , my phobia of leaving the house, toxic free beauty and health issues !

If you want to check it out ;

http://www.allergicprimadonna.wordpress.com

Thank you for stopping by ! Have a shiny day !

Bisoux

MW

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Orange Glitter Nails, Just Because I Want To / Two Different Base Toned

Hello everyone !

I am not an exceptionally talented nail artist and apparently I have a limited imagination. I came to this conclusion because ı just wasted a perfectly fabulous Orange Glitter Nail Polish of Missha with just a simple design. I definitely love simple but elegant designs on nails but this is a nail blog I should have create something different and maybe revolutionary ?

Anyway  I did this manicure just because I like these colors so much. They suit well together. And I always wear nail polishes just to be safe. They keep my nails stronger but I also apply lots of nail oil even when I got nail polishes. Otherwise they just bend and break BECAUSE of the nail polish dehydrating with the time.

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I sponge dabbed the shimmery nail polish and applied it as a top coat itself. Then, I applied my final gel top coat from MISSHA. The orange glitter is from MISSHA and of course this beautiful green polish is from  Flormar.

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According to me black is almost always better and its usually the most elegant choice to apply. There is approximately zero risk to fail with black !

Thanks for stopping by this basic nail art. Tell me which one do you prefer !

Bisoux,

MW

Silver Black / Easy New Year & Christmas Nails V.4

Hello friends,

Yes its not over yet! I am afraid I am gonna keep posting festive nails till someone sends me a horses head as a threat in order to stop me.

But when its so easy to shine on a holiday , its hard to post  anything without glitter and shine.

So here is my easy nail design for holiday !

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I applied one coat of regular black nail polish. And I used a matte top coat of MISSHA. Than, I made the dots with a gel top coat. Thats how I got this raindrop look. For the glitters I used a sponge to apply a regular glittery nail polish  (STARRY SKY)  of BARIELLE.

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Don’t apply any top coat or you will lose the appearance of raindrops . I used the same gel top coat to my ring finger which is completely glitter. I made the glittery look with sponge dabbing.

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I loved this simple but elegant look so much I posted every detail of it. I hope you like the hundred picture I show you.

Please don’t quit reading my blog just because this one “unnecessary amount of the same nails” situation .

Thanks for stopping by ! I hope you will come back !

Bisoux

MW

Christmas Nails V.2 / Cant Hold Myself

Why is it so fun to create Christmas designs on nails ? I can’t stop myself ! Its like play doh but I can actually do whatever I want.

I got a cheap and quality brand so I got all the colors I want. Thats what I want to repeat here again ; find a cheap brand which you can use for drawing and dotting designs on your nails. There are some colors we actually don’t use frequently but we need them for small details. This way you won’t have to buy expensive nail polishes for every single seasonal design. They all work fine with a good top coat. Yes, a good top coat is what you are gonna spend your Childs milk money. We can’t go cheap with that !

This is the second Christmas nails I did this week and oh boy… I got tons of ideas cuz you know… I got internet connection and can steal all those great ideas so I can ruin them in my own style.

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As you may realize I always use the dotting techniques ! I got the cheapest nail brush set ever made I am using every single possible device to create different sized dots. Even the scarf is made out of dots.

Plus, Buy glittery polishes ! This is the easiest way to save a shitty design and “mehhhh” colors.

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A closer to my shiny fabulous work ! Which is not so perrrrfect because I got shaky hands like I am in an old shaky train station.

I am not a great designer or a nail artist or anything else , but I liked what I did.

I hope you like it too! Cuz this is not over my friend…

Bisoux,

MW

 

 

 

 

Easy Christmas Nails – Black & White Themed

Hello everyone !

I know its not always easy to be fabulous all the time, but Christmas or New Year is not one of those naked nail days. I still do nail art even if I am alone. I know there are others like me, members of the secret religion of nail painting.

I want to post a couple more easy / medium nail designs in following days. Here is the first one.

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You see ! I am a realistic girl who makes designs for everyone ! You can make small changes and create many other versions of those. But I think you got the secret;

Dotting saves lifes ! Crystal ,shiny, glitter nails make great theme ! Use a toothpick or pencil tip or whatever you find as dotting tools.

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I used sponge dabbing techniques for the thumb nail, ring nail and little finger nail. I used my liquid latex in the process but you don’t have to. You can just be careful or clean your finger with q tips and acetone after dabbing the glitter or the nail polish.

I hope you like it! Thanks for visiting my blog !

Bisoux

MW

Barielle Shades, Diamonds Are Forever / Nail Polish Review & Swatches

Hello everyone! Joy of your nails is here! 
I stumbled upon to a great deal on a small online beauty shop. I bought two of these Diamond Series of Barielle half of the original price. I have never tried Barielle’s nail polishes before. So I can tell its been a great surprise because they turned out to be extremely easy to apply, fast drying and fabulous!

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  1. Out-Grey-Geous, 5082
  2. Coalest Day Of The Year, 5105
  3. Platimun Ring, 5220
  4. Sterling Silver, 5221
  5. Starry Sky, 5222

This is a pretty accurate photo of the package. The bundle includes 4 colored nail polishes and a clear + silver glitter nail polish. I applied the 5th polish of the serie as a top coat to make them more fabulous. But still, I needed to apply my Glossy-Top-Coat as a finishing touch. 

  • Out-Grey-Geous ( 5082 )

This is an ice blueish, shade-likely color. In the first picture you can see the first coat application on a Peel-off-base-coat. It was still not completely opaque after 3 coats and I believe it is more than enough. This isnt a wall to paint furiously. Those are my preccciooussssssss… ehem ! Precious nails! I still liked the shady shade. Actually I think it is intended to be non-opaque. Because half of the pack is opaque and the other half is on a low saturation

  • Coalest Day Of The Year ( 5105 )


The black shimmer is something I cant resist. It is the savior of every occasion. Almost every black shimmery nail polish is incredibly easy to apply. It means no brush lines and it saves a huge time during a rush. I still had to apply 3 coats, this is the second shade-like shade of the box. But I loved it. When I applied the silver-glitter on this black / blue shimmer, the name of the polish literally popped out! Dont you think it looks like snowing in the middle of night?

  • Platimun Ring ( 5221 )

This silver, platin nail polish is completely opaque in 1 coat. It is so easy to apply I will almost call it chrome. I applied 2 coats because I still got a couple lines to hide on my nails ( permanent old nail biter damage remains ). I have to admit the silver-glitter polish is like a fairy godmother who makes everything fabulous she touched.

  • Sterling Silver ( 5221 )

Yes, this is the cold-hearted b*tches color. It seems….. intimidating? I dont know what the hell is it but I liked the slightly-impossible-to-describe color. It has kinda green or yellow pigments. It looks like oil but it is surprisingly opaque too. 2 coats of course.

Finally I applied them on each finger side by side for you to compare the colors easly;


I can definitely say I would buy more product from the brand Barielle. The quality of the products amazed me because you know, these colors are dangerous and hard to produce and apply as they should be. Barielle got a 10 points like Gryfindor!

I am so excited ( because I am a 5 year old), because I got another set of Barielle to review, and it will be on my blog in a couple days. 

Thank you for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed this post and I would like to hear from you!

Keep in touch,

Bisoux 

MW

Mani Of The Day, Pink Ombre Nails + Smashed Fairy Top Coat

Hello, is it me you’re looking for?🎶

Even if not, you should be! Because I got some pretty “pretty” nails here. Did you ever worked for an hour on your nail art and it turned out to be a mess made by a 3 year old? The color is not opaque or somehow it turned out to be different than your expectations? I am sharing every single nail artists (professionals or amateurs like me) Big Secret! Apply a shimmery, glittery top coat to fake it ! 

In this case I was ment to show you some of the perfectly opaque nail art line of Flormar. But I end up here, hiding mistakes and giving the community’s darkest secrets like a traitor. Psssst! Yes you can draw with acrylic paint on your nails, and act like you can draw perfect lines. Because it is possible to scratch the acrylic paint without harming the base+polish+clear top combo! Dont let other nail bloggers know I shared  this or I am dead.

So, I intended to make ombre nails alone. But I underestimated the opaqueness of the polish and ended up with over-high dark pink ombre. I applied a smashed-fairy-like polish on top, and the glossy top coat too. 


This is the ombre process. You can see how the liquid latex of Missha becomes clear when it dries. Great news, it came in one piece. 


These are the nail polishes I use in the process;

  • Flormar, Party Pop Full Color Nail Enamel / 03 Hulo Hoop
  • Flormar, Full Color Nail Enamel / FC39 Rooftop Part 
  • Missha The Style, Crystal Nail Polish / K25M02 

Wait ! I even made a complete look of this Dreamy Purple Glitter Polish. You will find a full coverage version of the polish in the link.

Aaaaand this is the unnecessary big crystal of mine… Because I am so fancy only a giant crystal could be a match. Of course not. I am just trying to get rid of my useless sewing crystals. This was not ment to be worn for a day outside. In fact, later that day I removed the crystal, fixed it with a patch and went for a dinner. But if you got small and thin crystals, you can wear them without worrying. Still, I recommend you to wear your crystals at home at least for a test drive. So you wont have to deal with sh*tty polishes in the middle of …. I dont know, modeling? Or changing diapers? 

Anyway, I hope you like it. Thank you for visiting and please, feel free to contact for nail art requests or anything.

Bisoux,

MW

What You Should Spend Your Money On? / Nail Art & Nail Care Essentials / Spend Less For More

I am sure sometimes you just look at the screen and ask ; “How am I supposed to afford all that s*it you use?”. They use thousand products from thousand brands. Well, you are not alone my friend. I am currently living in Istanbul. 1 American Dollar is almost equal to 4 Turkish Liras. So when I buy a 20 Dollar item, it creates an 80 Turkish Liras hole in my wallet. And, International Shipping ( in this case shopping) Laws about liquids are very precise in Turkey. That means hell for a cosmetic blogger. Especially if you are a nail artist(ish). Almost everything is liquid. So usually I am not able to reach the products quickly (or never) when the brands relise them. Plus I cant try many boutique or small businesses because usually they dont even ship to my country. So if I put a product in my blog, believe me you can purchase it from almost all of the world. 

I am personally interested in nail art and nail care since forever. Especially when I was still a nail biter. I am still struggling because after all these years, I am still picking my cuticles. 

In my blog I use affordable brands almost always. Even for the essentials! It is all about research. I spend a lot of time discovering brands by google. I even send e-mails and ask for information if I need it. I learned from other blogs that people get paid to say nice things for products. Not reviews, paid good words! I want to say I am not getting paid from any of the brands I mentioned down below. If any brand pays me for something in the future it will be a review not a carnival of lies. These products are used and tested many time by me. I was using some of them even when I had no idea there are bloggers. So this is pure experience.

If you want your manicure to look professional, you need to own some basics. Its not always about abilities. The important thing is, you dont need to spend bags of money. It is 2017. Every country has its own brands on sale. It is important to find multiple items under one brands name. This way, you will pay less for more. All you need to do is research. In this post I am going to write about some affordable brands. Affordable and working as they supposed to be.

Currently I am using Sally Hansen, Burt’s Bees, Flormar and Missha. These four brands are all paraben-free. I know even the Sally Hansen and Burt’s Bees are pricey in some countries. But they are selling their products in stores almost everywhere. I use their products for Nail and Hand Care. You can check out my weekly nail care routine (what a cliche blogger!) Here. If it is pricey in your country and you think it is not worth it. You should check out Flormar and Missha. 

Missha is a South Korean cosmetic brand. Their most strong line is Skin Care but, anything I bought from Missha, even a cotton ball or some nail sticker was amazing! You cant be sorry for purchasing from Missha. Usually their make-up and skin products are a bit pricey. But their Nail Products are very affordable. You can find every single essential item for nails. And they give free product samples with every purchase.

Here are some of the nail essentials I use, 

  • The Style Lucid Nail Care, Pink Pearl Top Coat
  • Self Nail Salon – Care Look, Gel Top Coat

Shimmers are the magical work of Pink Pearl Top Coat. So beautiful it’s impossible to capture the real beauty of it. But the mirrory gloss? It is the Gel Top Coat. I cant let it go. One of the best I’ve ever used.

  • Self Nail Salon – Care Look, Quick Top Coat

You can see this great product in my every nail art post! When I tried this item first time, I used it after 6 coats of polishes. And I said “Meehh”. I cant believe myself! Be reasonable woman! But now I would use it as a wall paint dryer if they sell it in buckets. Thats how good it is.

  • Self Nail Salon – Care Look, Soft Matt Top Coat

I dont have many experience with Matt Top Coats but this will do the work. I made an egg test for you. You know, as in toothpaste commercials? Half of it is matt top coat and the other half is regular polish without top coats.


  • The Style Lucid Nail Care, Glitter-off  Coat
  • Self Nail SalonCare Look, Peel-off Base Coat

They are not glue based! Clear, quick drying bases. Peel-off named is the improved version of Glitter-off. But, in the brands website, they advise to use Glitter-off version if you want to keep the polish for a while.

You can see a Perfect Peel here.

  • Self Nail SalonCare Look, Nail Primer

If you got small bumps or lines like me, you will love this product. I cant even shower without it! It is literally a nail saver. I apply it before vacations so my preciousssssss nails will survive the hard conditions.


    • Self Nail Salon – Care Look, Nail Helper

    This is a light pink, liquid latex product. It becomes clear when its dry. And the most important thing is you can peel it one piece! You can even sponge dab and it wont peel unless you pick it. I definitely loved it! 


        I always buy these items when they are on sale. So they worth approximately 20 Dollars. And they are the bones of my blog and my daily manicure I use for outside of course. These items make everything so much easier and your hands will look professional. 

        Flormar is the most affordable brand mentioned in this post. They dont follow the trends quickly but this is originally a Nail Product Brand. So they got an incredibly wide section of colors, different nail polish lines for many purposes. Prices are between 50 cents to 3 Dollars. Nail Polishes are so good most of them are completely opaque in 1 coat! Thats something you cant see often. And thats how you own many, good quality color options. I use Flormar’s nail polishes almost for all my nail art posts.And good news everyone they sell almost all over the world online. They got great deals from time to time, such as “buy 3 polish, a bottle of acetone is 25 cents” or ” free shipping”.

        I also purchase my nail art tools from Flormar. Reviewed them before. A complete pack is 4 Dollars. If you got this pack you can create designs more easily. You should be patient, once you start with small things your talent will multiply. 

        I am not sharing any link to those brands because it may change for every country. But you can google them and it will bring the ones that sells to your area usually on top of the results. 

        I hope you find this post helpfull. If you got any questions, post or nail art requests, please dont hesitate to contact.

        Bisoux 🦄

        MW

        Mani Of The Day / Minnie & Mickey Mouse Nail Art Vol.2

        Hi people! Yesterday I posted an easy, possible-at-home Minnie & Mickey Mouse Nail Art. It was not enough and I promised another piece of cake design! Hope you like it !


        Dont worry if you cant make french manicure. There are multiple ways to achieve this look. You can use any sticky straight line sticker or you can fix it with a (in this case white) line as I do. These crystals are not designed for nails, thats why they are a little bit thick. Not gonna waste them anyway. But, if you dont have any crystals, simply put 2 white dots, or get creative and go wild with what you got at home.

        Thanks for stopping by ! If you got any ideas please share!

        Bisoux,

        MW

        Flormar Glitter & Shimmer Nail Polish / Fancy as F! Swatches 

        Hello my fabulous readers! As you may have been notice, I was gone for a while but I came back with a great nail polish stock and many ideas ! But today I am going to show off my all fancy side. 

        I recently discovered a Turkish brand Flormar. It is the most used common brand in nail salons here. I just never knew they produce more than basics. I also reviewed and loved Flormar Nail Art Tools too.

        I got 3 glitter / shimmer nail polishes fancy as hell and I am not afraid to show my womanhood! 

        Flormar Glitter / Blackstar – GL 10
        No way! They produce great shimmer and they call it Glitter! This should be a crime. But I forgive them because this shimmers are also holographic! Top photo is the first coat of it and the rest is 2 coated. I want to show it under multiple lightenings but the dominant look is represented in the bigger photo.

        Flormar Glitter / Multicolor Shine – GL9

        Thats actual glitter plus blue shimmers. I applied white and black base coats.You can also see how it does not cover well on my naked nails. 

        These nebula colors… I fell in love with them on the first sight but the sticky formula made it impossible to apply multiple coats. You have to use the sponge dabbing technique if you want full coverage . Actually. all glitter included polishes have to be applied with a sponge. I will make a post  about it asap.

        Flormar Up To 7 Days Shine & Color / Glamorous Gold DP01

        I saved the best for a glorious final. This is a different line of polish from the same brand. I wish I had multiple versions of this. In my opinion it looks better then reel gold. Best part is , it includes glitter and shimmer together. This polish creates a fairy fleaky look which I will use very often, obviously. 


        Even the bottle looks like a potion stolen from a fairy tale. You know what? I suddenly felt richer. 

        Can you believe I only applied 2 thin coats. I didnt even bother to pick glitters with my brush. On my index finger nail I didnt use a base coat so you can see how efficient the nail polish is. This is definitely my favorite. 

        You can shop internationally from the brands website ; http://www.flormar.com

        The brand does not sponsor me. I strongly recommend this brand with my own free will. They dont use toxic products such as paraben and versions of it. Their prices are incredibly low compared to the product quality. Actually the prices are madly low. Because you see 1 American Dollar worths approximately 3,5 Turkish Liras. And this is a Turkish brand ( started as a German brand, bought by a company from Turkey in 80’s). 

        What do you think about these nail polishes ? Which one is your favorite ? Tell me about it so I can decide what I am going to purchase and review next! 

        Thank you for stopping by ! I will be posting 3-4 times in a week like I used to, so keep in touch if you got any questions or nail art/ product review requests.

        Bisoux!

        MW