Happy Mani Monday!!- Tiffany blue and Black, Oh My!

Happy Mani Monday everyone!! I am so excited about this weeks mani Monday look. I was shopping at Target the other day ans saw this amazing black and silver glitter nail polish by L’oreal. I love it because it has different shapes of glitter, some chunky and some skinny. Plus, it can go over any color nail polish!! As I was looking through my nail collection I found an Elf Tiffany blue color for the summer.I kept it simple by adding the glitter to the ring finger.  I thought, this new black and silver glitter top coat is a great way to transition a summer trend color to Fall!!! check out  this weeks look! 

 

Feel Free to leave a comment below and let me know what you think. Thank you for reading today’s post. Stop by Pretty Bride Shop anytime!! 

 

xox,

Nicole

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Mani Monday! Product Review on Sally Hansen

Happy Mani Monday Everyone! Today I wanted to do a product review on a newer nail polish from Sally Hansen. It is the Triple Shine polish. I thought I would test this polish as a stand alone polish.That’s right,  I decided to be a nail polish rebel and not use a base coat or a top coat! O know, you are thinking… “WHAAAT??? how is this possible. You NEED a base coat and a top coat for so many reasons”. Well I don’t know about you, but life gets crazy for me sometimes, so I am always looking for techniques and products that will help me save time. After all, time is money, right? That’s why this nail polish caught my eye. If this nail polish truly has triple shine, why add two steps and products to this process. I have to say that so far, this nail polish is pretty awesome! 

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Here is what I like about this nail polish: 

– The Color range. There are bright colors, deep colors, and you can even get a creamy texture or a sparkly texture. 

– The Brush. This brush is great if you are looking to paint your nails in a pinch while achieving a smooth applications. 

– The texture of the polish. I only had to apply two coats. 

– Finally, I love that it wears well without a base coat or a top coat. 

Overall, I like it and I recommend this nail polish for anyone on the go! 

Thank You for reading today’s post! I hope you enjoyed it. Feel free to leave a comment below. Tell me what your favorite “on the go nail polish” is. I would love to know! 

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xox,

Nicole 

Happy Mani- Monday!! A Classic Red Nail!

Happy Mani Monday everyone!The Holidays are upon us. I wanted to highlight a classic look, the classic red nail. If you pay attention to the Holiday trends this year, you will pick up hints of vintage inspiration. What better way to be in trend this Holiday season than to sport the classic red nail.

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Fun Fact: A clean polished nail has been in trend since the 1930’s. Prior to the 1930’s nails were tinted red with natural oils. The classic red nail polish was most popular when colored film hit the streets in the 1950’s. During this time women started to pay more attention to makeup trends and a red lip with red nails was all the rage until the 1960’s.

Below is an awesome vintage ad that I found online. I love this ad because it depicts the hottest beauty trend of the 1950’s beautifully, don’t you?

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Photo Credit: superkawaiimama.com

Thank you for reading today’s blog post! I hope you enjoyed it.

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Xox,

Nicole

Perfect for a wedding Rehearsal Dinner

Perfect for a wedding Rehearsal Dinner

ALDO peep toe shoes
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Kate Spade earrings
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Pink nail polish
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Happy Mani Monday!

So this week  I thought I would give the increasingly popular Ombre nail look a try. I have to admit that it was harder than I thought it would be. I ended up having to try it a couple of time, but I am glad that I tried it because it is a super fun nail fashion! I ended up going from pale pink to purple, which was a more safe choice but I have gotten a few compliments on my color choice, so I am feeling pretty good about this weeks look. 

 

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I think this look would be super pretty if you went from a light blue to a dark blue. It would be a super great nail look for a bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, or just a girls night out. I love how nail polish has become an accessory that completes any outfit! Don’t you?? 

Let’s take a look at what I used: 

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I used a mixture of nail brands. From the left, I used an Urban Outfitter nail color, a Cover girl nail color (its a limited Hunger Games color, how fun is that??), a Color Show nail polish from Maybelline, and a MAC limited nail color (however there is a similar shade by L’oreal. 

Here is a quick overview of what I did: 

– First, I painted my nail with the cover girl nail color. 

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– Then, I painted the lightest color to the darkest color. I painted stripes of the colors and layered them while they were wet. 

 

This look took a little longer than I thought it would. I watched Zoolander while I painted my nails. I recommend you Netflix your favorite movie, have a mini Hulu marathon, or listen to a a good audio book while doing your Ombre nail fashion. Have you tried the Ombre nail look? If so what is your favorite color combination? Leave a comment below today! 

 

Thank you for reading today’s post! I hope you enjoyed it. Stop by Pretty Bride Shop anytime! 

xox,

Nicoe 

 

 

 

Just another day

Just another day

Happy Mani Monday! For the Love of Polka Dots!!

Hello everyone! I here to wish you a Happy Mani Monday from Pretty Bride Shop. today i was feeling a little silly. I don’t know about you but I LOVE me some polka dots. I have never really been all that great with nail art, so I thought I would step a little out side my comfort zone and try some fun an funky polka dot nails. I also kept in mind the trend of having your ring finger be a little different than the rest of your nails.

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Here is what I used, I used a soft gray colored nail polish as a base, and then I took one of my all time favorite blues (from the MAC Wonder Woman Collection… sorry it is a limited color, but I know there are similar colors out there!)

 

I painted two coats of the soft gray first. I then took a paperclip and unfolded one end, you could probably use a toothpick or a bobby pin as well. Once the gray color was dry, I dipped the unfolded paper clip into the blue and softly dotted the blue over the nails. To make the heart I place two dots of the blue polish next to each other and then a third under and moved the blue polish around so that it looked like a heart. the hardest part of making the heart was making sure the heart was make the “V” part of the heart neatly. Have you ever tried to do your own nail art??? Leave a comment below, I would love to know your experience with nail art!

Thank You for reading today’s Blog post! I hope you enjoyed it .

Xox,

Nicole Ramirez ‘

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Fall into lipstick! A Burgundy Lipstick Turtorial

Are you looking to update your fall look? Makeup is an easy way to do just that! This Makeup tutorial will show you how to create a burgundy lip look that is right on trend for fall 2013.

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