Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Win a Bottle of Butter London Molly Coddled - The Great Polish Giveaway of 2014!


We love Butter London Molly Coddled! We have both worn it before and loved it. Now you can win your very own bottle from Nail Polish Canada! Click below to enter through the Rafflecopter link :)






China Glaze A Lily Bit Floral French Manicure


I can't take credit for this beautiful manicure, it was done completely by the other half of Streets Ahead Style - Ms. Riley! Well, I pained my nails with a base of China Glaze In A Lily Bit (2 coats) and then Riley used China Glaze Lotus Begin and China Glaze That's Shore Bright. The centres of the flowers are Color Club Harp On It. 


This is a fun twist on the classic French Manicure, where the flowers are painted on the top of the nail with a dotting tool and the rest of the nail is a solid colour. It's fun, it's summery and it's cute. What more could you ask for?! 


Monday, July 28, 2014

Chaos & Crocodiles Paint the Sky over OPI Play the Peonies


Summer has been streets behind this year. It's not been the hot, humid, sunshine-y summer we hoped for but these nails surely bring summer to mind! With the expert advice of Riley Rose, I paired Chaos & Crocodiles Paint the Sky with OPI Play the Peonies. It was the perfect base to allow the glitters in this polish to shimmer, shine and sparkle! Like with most of the Chaos & Crocodile manicures I have worn, I didn't want to take this off. At. All. I simply dabbed one coat of glitter over 2 coats of the OPI. Perfection!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Colors by Llarowe It's Shocking


Well, well, well... what do we have here? It's a creamy, hot pink holographic nail polish! I don't think I've ever seen something as amazing as this before. This is Colors by Llarowe It's Shocking! And boy, is it ever!


In both direct sunlight and shade, this polish is really something to see. It's hot pink, first of all... and that always gets my goat going. Secondly, this polish is holographic in the best possible way. Rainbows for days, folks!


 If you're a pink fan, then this polish is definitely for you! I used 2 coats for the pictures but with shorter nails, I would imagine you would only need 1 coat for full opacity. 


Thursday, July 24, 2014

Lynnderella Bird Brain Blue + China Glaze At Vase Value + CND Sapphire Sparkle Effects


Bird Brain Blue by Lynnderella is one of those polishes I always gravitate toward. It's so delicate and pretty, I always want it on my nails. I found it's perfect base too: China Glaze At Vase Value! And in order to really make things sparkle, I topped the manicure with CND Sapphire Sparkle Effects.  And, to make things even better, it perfectly matched my dress :) Total win!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Homemade OPI Sheer Tints Gradient + Enchanted Polish Seven Nation Army


DIY SHEER TINTS inspired by OPI! We made these ourselves!


We followed the Project Swatch tutorial to make our own OPI Sheer Tints. They turned out really well and made a beautiful manicure, at least we think so!


In order to spice things up even more, I topped off my manicure with Enchanted Polish Seven Nation Army. Not only is it an amazing polish, it's also one of my favorite nostalgia songs


Enchanted Polish Seven Nation Army is a glitter topper that contains tiny black and white glitters and holographic pigment which really makes the polish. I wore this manicure for almost an entire week - I couldn't stand to take it off!


Sunday, July 20, 2014

Colors by Llarowe (CbL) Woodstock


YELLOW HOLOGRAPHIC NAIL POLISH! Now this is what lacquerheads' dreams are made of! 


Woodstock by Colors by Llarowe is a gorgeous canary yellow holographic polish with a gorgeous lime green shimmer. I used 3 coats for these pictures plus top coat. It's a bit on the sheer side but it's worth the layering! It also does yellow your nails even with a good base coat. But, like I said, it's worth it!


I really love the way this looked on my nails and with my hands. It worked surprisingly well. Of course, the name reference Woodstock from the Snoopy comics. Who doesn't love Snoopy?!


If you can get your hands on this amazing polish, do it! It belongs in every holo-loving-polish-addict's collection. I will definitely be wearing this polish again!