Category: Nail art

Jun 01 2015

Playing with OPI Color Paints

OPI Color Paints nail art on BeautyJudy

Purchased by me; previous PR sample. See bottom. A couple weeks ago, I picked up three of the OPI Color Paints and the collection’s base color, Silver Canvas. I couldn’t wait to play with them. I enjoyed the OPI Sheer Tints, but loved the idea of something a bit more pigmented. Well, I loved my mani so …

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Mar 17 2015

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Zoya Tiana and ILNP Open Fields nail art on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Just a quick hello and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I thought I’d share my green mani from last week! I used Zoya Tiana for my base. I wore Tiana plain for a couple days before whipping out some of my vinyl nail decals (I can’t remember but I THINK they …

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Oct 15 2014

MoYou Nails Stamping

Moyou nails cosmoprof north america las vegas 2014 review and swatches on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. While at Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas this past July, I met the folks behind MoYou Nails. MoYou Nails is not to be confused with MoYou London! They were one at one time joined, but now they are separate companies. A MoYou Nails rep told me they have stamp designs …

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Oct 08 2014

#31DC2014 Days 25-31

day 30 #31dc2014 inspired by tutorial sneaker nails Morgan Taylor OPI China Glaze Nubar

Disclaimer: Some previous samples. See bottom. It’s the final installment of #31DC2014!! And I’m proud to display this badge (Chalkboard Nails’ Sarah had them created for finishers!) on my blog! I used a total of 78 nail polishes over the course of the 31 days, and I consistently found use for my Nubar Two-Way Nail …

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Sep 29 2014

#31DC2014 Days 19-24

Disclaimer: Some samples. See bottom. So this is the third batch of #31DC2014 manis I’m sharing, and I have to say, I really loved this week’s worth! I did encounter a couple days where I had to tone it down a bit, but there were a couple manis I loved! Day 19 For Day 19, …

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Sep 26 2014

My Nails and My … Craft Fair!

water marble

    Disclaimer: Previous press samples used in mani. See bottom. Polish and nail art addicts know that special events, fun activities and holidays all mean one thing: AWESOME NAILS. So I’ve decided every now and then to share with you what my nails are up to. When I pick nail art or polish for …

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Sep 23 2014

#31DC2014 Days 13-18!

#31ddc2014 flowers nail art with Milani cosmetics silhouette iconic red doll face cupcake icing club lights china glaze shore enuff on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. I feel like I finally stepped up my game during these six days of the 31 Daily Challenge 2014! I tried some more freehand, and gave a little more thought around what I did. I wasn’t sick anymore, and it showed! There was only one day I “phoned it in,” …

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Sep 16 2014

#31DC2014 – Days 7-12!

#31DC2014 Nail Art Zoya Autumn negative space naked teardrop mani on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. I can’t believe I have completed 12 days of the 31 Day Challenge for 2014 – techically, at the writing of this post, I’ve completed more than that! But this post focuses on the nail art for days 7-12! Day 7 Day 7 prompt: Black and white nails! I …

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Sep 10 2014

#31DC2014 – Days 1-6!

Chalkboard nails #31dc2014 nail art challenge on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. Thanks Chalkboard Nails for the challenge and the image above! Sometimes you need a little life breathed into what you’re doing to get out of a rut, or to simply change things up and connect with the creativity inside you! I saw that Chalkboard Nails posted her intentions to do …

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Sep 08 2014

NYFW SS15: Zoya at Mark & Estel and Zimmerman

Mark & Estel SS15 NYFW Zoya backstage beauty on BeautyJudy

Zoya always has a busy New York Fashion Week schedule, with coveted shades created with the designers they work with, in addition to creative uses of existing shades. This year, I popped over to check out the backstage report on Zoya nails at Mark & Estel and Zimmermann. Of course, Mark & Estel was on the opposite end …

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