Sunday, May 29, 2016

RMK EX49 Indigo Blue

I haven't been able to get any nail pictures done at all this week.
In fact, this post is hot off the camera;
I've just came back from snapping these and they're up!
I've been under the weather these days both literally and figuratively.
The weather's been poor here in Singapore.
After the heat wave,
we're now having thunderstorms and it's been raining far too often.
I've also yet to recover from my bouts of flu.
This superbug is wreaking hell on my immunity and well-being.
These days, I'm just drugged up on flu medications that don't seem to work very well.
All that just means that I haven't had the energy to do my nails regularly,
or take pictures of them.
And just so you know, it might be the case for a while still.
At least, I've got some pretty nails to look at this period:
RMK EX49 Indigo Blue,
2 coats + HK Girl TC.
Lovely, dusty navy blue crème.
Love this loads.
I think this may be my new blue love.

Thursday, May 26, 2016


Another one of those mood for "minimal effort" nails.
End result?
A pretty minimalist side French mani.
Gotta say,
it looks a lot better in real life than in these photos.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Hauls from Japan and yes, the GSS as well.

I was being a perfectly restrained shopper in Japan this round.
Well, it wasn't difficult since I had my parents with me.
I didn't manage to find my favourite Japanese cosmestic brand Addiction this round,
but still managed to grab some stuff from Lunasol.
Then when I got back to Singapore,
it hit me that it was the Great Singapore Sale (GSS) and I went shopping for more.
My attempt to get a nice(r) layout of what I eventually ended up with.
And here are the nail polishes from left to right:
Lunasol 06 Shining Gold,
Lunasol EX44 Clear Blue,
RMK EX49 Indigo Blue,
YSL 52 Bleu Galuchat,
YSL 53 Taupe Graine,
Chanel Emeraude,
and Chanel Gel Coat.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Nail Art Weekend: Nail Art for Dry Hands

First up, again it's apologies for the no-post the past week.
I was away in Kyushu, Japan.
(Going to start blogging about that in the other travel blog soon!)
Initially I had thought that I would still be able to write up some posts when I got back,
but I fell ill.
Plus, there was just too much unpacking and stuff to do post-holiday.
(Why do I ever forget that?)
Also I came back with really badly cracked hands from the drier weather there.
It's the one thing I always dread whenever I travel.
No matter where I'm headed off to
(yes, even neighbouring Malaysia/Indonesia/etc),
my nose and skin reacts to the change in climate.
And yes, I used hand creams.
In fact, I used a lot of hand cream.
I even finished up a tube in the 9 days I was in Japan,
and was well into the second tube by the time I returned to Singapore.
The hands are now a lot better.
At least the cracks are healing and I no longer cringe when zipping up or pulling on stuff.
But I think you guys can understand if I say I'm still going to go slow on the nails
(and hence the blog posts).
I don't exactly fancy exposing them to remover and acetone too much for now.
I was still vain enough though for some nail art.
Something to cheer up (or more like to distract from) those cracked hands.
Something that didn't require liquid latex or clean-up
(obviously because of the darn cracked hands),
and something that allowed me to use the new OPI Soft Shades that just came in.
2016 OPI Soft Shades, from left to right:
It's in the Cloud,
This Cost me a Mint,
It's a Boy!,
I am What I Amethyst,
One Chic Chick,
and Stop It I'm Blushing!
And here's the simple but awesome (imo) nail art that made me happy the past week:
Polishes used:
Base colour in OPI It's in the Cloud,
dry-brushed with OPI It's a Boy!,
OPI This Cost Me a Mint,
Wet n Wild Black Crème,
and OPI Coca Cola Red.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Girly Bits Eggnogoholic

Yes, I know it's not Christmas,
but who said anything about not being able to wear seasonal polishes off-season?
Just wear what you want,
and in this case,
it's an indie polish I bought with a particular nail art in mind that I never got around to...
Girly Bits Eggnogoholic,
3 coats + HK Girl TC.
Gold glitters in a off-white base.
Some guy took a look at it and asked it was named unicorn cum...

Friday, May 13, 2016

Beauty Credit Lovely Nail Platinum VL07

I've posted this before,
but no harm doing it one more time right?
Besides its a pretty purple holo,
and no one complains about seeing another pretty purple holo ever right?
2 coats + HK Girl TC.
Plus, I jazzed it up for a really simple nail art!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

#teamcap Bruised.

Okay, I managed to slice my fingers while cutting an avocado for a salad.
Yeah, damn the diet.
So this particular #teamcap nails will be the last till the darn cuts heal up.
I've only a few in the archives for backup but they should be good for another week.
After that, let's see how it goes...
#teamcap by default,
since I couldn't find Ironman decals online.

©2009 happyberrynaiad | by TNB