October 13, 2012

Nail Art || Stripes

Hello! Another manicure from days ago and I believe I have a few more coming that are from days before :P But the other week I decided I had to do more than just slap on a coat of polish and go to work. I decided it was time to get out my striping tape and get taping!

I don't know how I came up with this color combination, but I liked it. The blue looks less dark than it actually was. You could actually barely tell the difference between the black and blue. Over the black I just had to put on Fairy Dust, since it makes every manicure better. Over the pink/purple I put on Kleancolor Chunky Holo Fuchsia.

As you can see I do not really master the tape as you can see on my pinky finger. Of course I applied a layer of topcoat after the tape, but sadly the next day the tape came off :( But I had fun for as long as it lasted :P

The blue polish is a blue polish from Hema, the black is just Black from Color Club, topped with China Glaze Fairy Dust. The pink/purple is Purple Crush from Orly.

I hope you're having a great weekend and I'll see you next time! :)

Thank you for reading!
xoxo Ingie

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October 08, 2012

Swatch || Kleancolor Pastel Teal


So 2 weeks ago I ordered this polish (along with Ozotic 509 and more). It's my first Kleancolor! I've been wanting some Kleancolors for a while and here is one to show.

Like the title may suggest this is a pastel teal. I find it pastel blue :P This one really reminds me of Catrice's Am I Blue Or Green? But this is more blue, more opaque and has a way better application. An application like butter! I'm wearing 2 coats in the pictures.

I found a blurry picture in the photo's I made for this swatch and I really like it! I don't know why... xD

For the Ozotic I payed a lot of money, but this one is nice and cheap. I payed € 3,50 for this one at prettypolish.nl :)

Thank you for reading!
xoxo Ingie

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September 30, 2012

Swatch || Ozotic 509

A few days ago I got my first Ozotics and Kleancolors :) This is the first Ozotic I'm going to show you.

Ozotic 509 is a silver holographic and a little bit on the thick side. I was hoping this would be a nice topcoat as well, but it's a bit 'meh' for that. I couldn't really get one even thin stroke over another color.

With the first layer I thought I would need like 3 or maybe even 4 coats, but I only needed two. For this swatch I didn't wear a base and topcoat, because I was too excited to try this one out :P

Looking at the pictures of Glitter Gal Silver they don't really look that similar, but I wore that one over a pink polish. Maybe I'll compare the 2 someday.

I ordered Ozotic 509 from prettypolish.nl and I bought it for € 11,00.

Thank you for reading!
xoxo Ingie

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September 27, 2012

Gradient || Orange To Pink

By accident I just found this gradient I did months ago! June 15th to be exact :P The only thing I remember from this manicure is that I was really proud of it and I wore it for days!

To be honest I have no idea what polishes I used... Looking at the spilled polish on the bottle I think this is Sugar High...

I wanted to see this gradient in a matte version and really liked that too. I have no idea what topcoat I used, but there are a lot of topcoats with this finish :)

I hope you liked my first real post after this long :)

xoxo Ingie

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September 21, 2012

Hello World!

Be prepared for a long, maybe not that interesting post. You may or may not have been wondering why there are no posts from me anymore. Well, it all started with a Mentos Mixed Fruit. I bought it, ate it and a tooth broke off. Smart as I was I didn't go to the dentist. It didn't hurt or anything. That was the stupidest thing I could do. Ever since I was little you could find me a lot at the dentist. It's a family condition that's really not my fault. Anyway, my tooth started to hurt and I had to have it pulled. About 2 months later I had to have another tooth pulled. It had the same problem, an infected filling.

Then it was the night of September 1st, a little before 4 am. I'm making it sound like I found out the world wasn't real and this is all a dream, but that's not it. I just went to bed when I felt the same pain as I did the other 2 times. Every time I felt this pain I was in denial, thinking it would be a cold coming up. This time I knew I should stop thinking that. On that Monday I went to the dentist and I got antibiotics. I still had to take a lot of Ibuprofen and/or Paracetamol. 2 weeks later I had to come back, last Monday, and I told him it didn't work and I still had to take other painkillers. He checked it and it all got worse. The root of that one tooth was severely infected and also a wisdom tooth was causing a lot of pain. They called the hospital that they had to remove those 2 ASAP. Wednesday was that day and it was kind of a bad experience, but I survived! :) I'm not blaming my dentist for all that happened, because he could just not see on the photo's how bad it was. It was all spreading really fast :( But I think I can finally say that after about 4 months I'm really PAIN FREE! :D Those past 4 months were kind of depressing I would say and I do feel much better now.

Obviously I neglected my blog so much, but I just couldn't do it. One problem I have had for a while now is that when I go to my blog, I can not see my followers. It says "We're sorry... This gadget is configured incorrectly. Webmaster hint: Please ensure that "Friend Connect Settings - Home URL" matches the URL of this site." I still haven't figured out how to fix this. I've tried a lot of things I found Googling, but nothing works and it's really frustrating! A few months ago I asked on Twitter if others saw that message too on my blog, but they didn't. Now I was looking on my blog on another account, and then I still see that message. I don't want to give up, but I'm telling you I did made another blog, kinda? :P Just a name and that's it. I hope somebody can help me out :) Oh, also IntenseDebate never worked for me anymore. But that happened a long time ago and I still want it back! xD

Anyway, if you made it through this long, long, long story I'm telling you now that I'll show you some pics from my Instagram from the times where I did do my nails (because I've been neglecting them for a really long time!) Plus a picture of my ombre hair, cause I'm kinda proud of it for some reason ;p

Thanks for reading!

xoxo, Ingie

June 20, 2012

New Frankenpolishes

Yesterday I randomly decided to create a polish. While working on it I made 4 instead of 1 :P A few weeks ago there was a Dutch tv host wearing green jeans that looked so glowing. And I was like; I want a polish in that color! A week later she was wearing another jeans in orange, but it seemed from the same brand. Also never seen that color in a polish. So here are my Frankens.

This first one is a neon bubblegum pink. But I decided to name it Hot Flamingo :P I'm not good with how much I used of what polish, but it was about 3/5 Catrice Sweets For My Sweets, 1/5 China Glaze Shocking Pink and 1/5 Color Club Warhol. This is 2 coats and no topcoat.

This second one looks so much nicer in real life. It's lighter and looks glowing. I named this one Dancing On The Sun. It was half a bottle of Catrice Snow and I randomly put in China Glaze Sun Worshiper and China Glaze Yellow Polka Dot Bikini. I really love this one! This is 3 coats and no topcoat.

This 3rd one is my favorite and on Instagram it got a lot of likes :) I named it Don't Call Me Apple. Just like Dancing On The Sun it's really glowing and so pretty! I used half a bottle of China Glaze Snow and put in China Glaze Four Leaf Clover, China Glaze Sun Worshiper and Color Club Twiggie. This is 2 coats and no topcoat.

This last one isn't really what I hoped it would be, but I still like it, since I have nothing like it. Seriously. I named it As High As A Cloud. It's a beautiful sky blue. I used Rimmel London Sky High, Color Club Age Of Aquarius and another Color Club that I can't remember. This is 2 coats and no topcoat.

I hope to be frankening soon again, because I really like these!

What do you think of these and which one is your favorite? :)

xoxo Ingie

June 19, 2012

Metallic Zebra Nails

You might think; I've seen these before. And I was thinking the same when I did these! And then I found out I already did these :P But this time I used different colors :)

As my base color I used Dance Baby from China Glaze's Electropop collection. A collection that I was not interested in at all. One day I was just like; what the heck? So I ordered it. I really don't have anything like it!

For the stamping I used China Glaze Emotion from the Romantic collection. I've been looking for a nice metallic pink, but this one isn't IT yet. I ordered Color Club Hot Like Lava and I hope that's an even nicer one!

The imageplate I used is m69 from Konad. I just love that zebra stamp, can't help it :P

One thing I wanted to know; I've had a message on my screen that my blog has malware on it or something and that it came from someone else's blog. Also when I just went to my dashboard the same message would pop up. If you still see that message coming on your screen please let me know on Twitter. But I hope it's fixed :)

xoxo Ingie

June 15, 2012

Milani - Digital

Today I'm showing Digital. Digital is a dusty pink filled with holographic glitter. Everytime I looked at the bottle I didn't expect it to be this holographic. Even without sunlight or a lamp shining on your nails it's really holographic. I almost got away with 1 coat, but did need two. I love this one!

And yesterday I got my tooth pulled. I've had my wisdom tooth pulled like 2 years ago and I had no pain afterwards. This time it does hurt a bit. Like an annoying kind of pain. I actually don't know if it's my (missing) tooth that hurts or my cheek xD

xoxo Ingie