Sparkles & Stretchmarks: A UK Parenting & Pregnancy Blog: NOTD

Thursday, 7 June 2012

NOTD


Well, my lovely boyfriend came home last night with two extra copies of Marie Claire for me so that I could have the two extra Ciate nail varnish freebies so that I could "Blog about them"! :)
SQUEEEE!!
(I guess this means I talk blogging too much, as he even knew which colours I needed without me telling him! Lol!)

I'm very pleased, as thanks to the lovely Charlie over at charliedbeauty.blogspot.com (Check her out if you haven't yet!) I'm getting much more into manis lately!

So, I had my first attempt at a bit of light nail art last night - I did this very quickly in about 5 minutes as I was in a rush, and I actually don't own a top coat (!) so it didnt last for long....but still, the effort was there :)


I used the Ciate Purple Sherbert as my base (with flash, above)
(Without flash)



And to my accent nail, I added some silver thin diagnol lines with my Technic nail art set, and a pink diamante.

The above were the products I used in my mani.


And while I was there, I gave my toes a little pedi using my Leighton Denny "Sex Kitten" which I just love! :)

What do you guys think of my first attempt?!

And don't forget...if you like these products, you can win you own Technic nail art set among lots of other lovely items in my giveaway! Open internationaly, new followers welcome to enter! :) http://makeupmoviesandmore.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/giveaway.html
xoxo Hayley

26 comments:

  1. You did a really great job! It is super adorable! :)

    XOXO, Southern Glamourista

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  2. Yay for nail art and such a fab first go at it! I'm so glad I've inspired some nail art from you. Thanks for the shoutout hun. What did you think of the nail art pen? Is it any good? I was wondering if I should get some nail art pens or if I should get some brushes??
    That pedi colour is gaaaaaaaaaaawjus lol x :-)

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    1. Aww thanks hehe! I'm off tomorrow so I'm gonna have a go at something more complicated...reeeeally need to get myself a top coat though as the gems just didnt last without one!

      I didn't actually use the nail art pen section, I used the Silver technic which is just a long very thin brush...and I used the diamantes out of the pen. Will let you know what I think of the nail art pen when I use it! :)

      hehe thanks, I love it too!

      xxx

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  3. Cute mani! I found your blog through the BLT blog hop!

    http://thelacquerfactor.com

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    1. Thanks! Cool, I'll check out your blog! :)

      xxx

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  4. That's so cute! I love Leighton Denny :)

    http://Heidi-likes.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. love both colors!

    have you joined pinterest? there are tons of fun nail designs on there! xx

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    1. Thanks!
      No I havent, I keep seeing everybody talking about it but I'm slow to get aboard with these things! I will check it out :)

      xxx

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  6. Oh bless, sounds like your boyfriend is well trained, haha.
    Love the Ciate polishes, especially as they are pretty much free!
    Mel x
    http://melswallofmirrors.blogspot.com

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    1. Ha! He sure is!! :)

      Thanks for coming to my blog, I will check out yours :)

      xxx

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  7. I like the purple, cute shade!

    I'm a new follower. I'd really appreciate it if you followed back. Thanks!
    http://purejeanius.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks!
      I'll check out your blog now :) xxx

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  8. Lovely <3


    http://redheadfashionshooting.blogspot.it/
    https://www.facebook.com/RedHeadFashionShooting

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  9. Loove the colors! :>> great post!

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  10. The colours are fab, must get myself some. :D Lovely post.

    Vanese
    http://vanzthemachinee.blogspot.co.uk/
    x

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  11. Love your nails, the Leighton Denny polish is lush!

    Charlee
    http://charmedcharlee.blogspot.com
    xx

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  12. Lovely nail colours :)

    Tanesha x
    www.tanesha-marie.blogspot.co.uk

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  13. I got all 3 copies of the marie claire magazine too! Couldn't resist. The colours of the varnishes are gorgeous!!

    I'm your newest follower, hope you will follow back!

    Laura xx

    http://laurasallmadeupbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Hi Laura :)

      They are great aren't they?!

      Thanks for following, I'm already following you :)

      xxx

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