Friday, January 13, 2012

A Bumbling Bee

The awesome Rebecca from Hard Candy sent me two of the Just Nails polishes for me to try out!


It is actually kind of amusing - I was just talking to someone about how hard it is to find a really pretty yellow polish!  And now, thanks to Hard Candy, I have one!  Splendid is just that!  It is such a pretty and soft yellow!!  I absolutely adore it!  It isn't too thin, which is a common problem I have with yellows.


The End is a fantastic black that has a great patent like finish - super shiny!


I have some other Hard Candy polishes in my arsenal, so I thought I would use Sky with these two as well!  Sky is my favorite baby blue!  It's a beautiful color, with a light ice blue shimmer.


I used a detailing brush to paint the little bumble bee on my ring finger with Splendid.  Next, I used a striping brush with The End to create the bumble bee stripes, stinger, and antenna.  Then I used my dotting tool to create the polka dot pattern on my other nails.  I decided to use a blue glitter detail polish from Claire's to create the bee wings.  Finally, I finished it off with a coat of SV.

I absolutely love these two polishes, and will most definitely be using them a lot from now on!  Happy Painting!!!

Colors: Hard Candy Splendid, Hard Candy The End, Hard Candy Sky, Claire's Blue Glitter

17 comments:

  1. This is super cute. I love the color combo.

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    1. Thank you so much! I just love the colors! They're all so bright and fun, without being blinding!!

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  2. This is soo cute!!! Very creative, unique and the colors are great!

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  3. Adorable!!! <3 Love the dots you added too!

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  4. Agree about yellows...they are so hit and miss for me too. Super adorbs bee!

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  5. wow! THis mani looks adorable!

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  6. Your nails look great! And this design is both fun and sophisticated with the dotting.
    Sky is my favourite baby blue also :) love the shimmer in it.
    This is totally bee-ber licious ;) (couldn't help myself) lol

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  7. so cute! i love the color choices. it makes me want spring to come soon! =)

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  8. This is such a great mani!!! Love the beautiful detail!! That blue is gorgeous!

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