“May I admire you again today?” – Duckie (Pretty in Pink)
I know I have already posted a shopping guide for spring in pretty pastels but on my hunt for new dresses, I saw so many pretty pink things that I just couldn’t resist sharing.
I can’t pull off pink, well not in the OTT way that I would love to, but it can’t hurt to look now can it?
Here are some of my favourite picks from the best high street stores the UK – and the tinterweb – has to offer.
What will you be buying?
– love Carla x
It’s Monday, you know what that means…Another Mani Monday!
This week I went a little girly and had a pink mani with the prettiest glitter for the ring finger, and for once, there is NO Barry M nail paint AT ALL. Not one bit. – I do like to be a rebel sometimes…
So this post is dedicated to Collection 2000, No 7 and erm… Asda glitter.
Basically I love glitter and as gorgeous as some glitter polishes can be, nothing quite does it like actual glitter.
Just look at how pretty.
So here’s how:
After cleaning, priming, and base-coating, I used the pale pink from Collection 2000 (I’m unsure of the shade as it’s faded) and painted 3 thin layers to get a good coverage and no smudging.
For the ring finger I used my favourite base coat – Sally Hansen’s Continuous Growth Treatment – and while it’s still sticky, sprinkle the glitter on and gently push it in so it really sticks.
Next I used the No 7 Glitter Top Coat as it is very close to the colour of the glitter, and adds some depth to the shine. You could also use this as a top coat over the pink as it is a very subtle glitter, but I really wanted the ring finger to stand out.
Buying a pack of glitter comes in handy for your nails, especially at Christmas, as you can really make them stand out.
I hope you have a fabulous Monday!
– love Carla x