Ugh, Exams

22 Mar

I’m sooo sorry I haven’t been able to post much lately. School is becoming INSANE and I have have two exams today already!

I did a manicure the other day with two different pink polishes, so I will post pics of that soon.

But for now, school is my first priority!

Love y’all!

-Sam

Keep calm and swag on.

I am the ‘New Recruit’

18 Mar

Good afternooon!

I am the ‘New Recruit’ Jodi that was mentioned in an earlier post!

I am very excited to start posting swatches and such. I am currently in high school, and I am very  busy with life. But I will try to blog/post as much as possible.

I hope you like what we post.

Enjoy the rest of your day!

-Jodi

Keep calm and swag on.

Hot Water Hurts

14 Mar

I did such a stupid thing today. It started out with me putting water in a teapot to boil. Once the water had boiled, I put a teabag in my cup and held the cup up while I began to pour water into it. Then, only for a split second did I look away from what I was doing to talk to my mother, and that’s when it happened.

I screamed in pain, bolted to the bathroom, and let a waterfall of cold liquid run over my hand while trying to hold back my tears.

I accidentally poured searing hot water over my thumb, which now feels like its being jabbed by a thousand needles every second. So I bought some Ozonol and gauze wrap and made myself a mini-thumb-cast.

Moving right along, I tried out the new Nicole by OPI “Disco Dolls” colour from the Kardashian Kollection and I love it! Here is a picture of the colour, along with my poor, throbbing thumb. 😦

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Enjoy your evening (or rest of the day, for wherever you are in the world)!

 

-Sammy

Keep calm and swag on!

New Recruit!

12 Mar

Hello, my dears!

I would just like to let everyone know that my cousin has now decided to join me in blogging!
Her name is Jodi and she loooves nail polish just as much as (if not more than) I do!
So, please give a warm welcome to the newest member of my team!

Hope you are all having a lovely Monday. More swatches to come soon!

Here’s what my nails look like right now (I apologize for the fuzzy picture)! This is “Gilty Pleasure” by Sally Hansen. It’s a beautiful colour and it looks minxed in the sun! One coat is enough, but I did two here. 🙂

 

-Sammy

Keep calm and swag on!

It’s Not Christmas Anymore, But…

11 Mar

I always create an excuse to buy more nail polish.

About two weeks ago, I wrote a physics exam that nearly made me spontaneously combust due to its level of difficultly! After I was finished, I had convinced myself that I had failed. However, once I got it back last week, I found out that I got a much better grade on it than I had originally thought (YAY!!!). This was such good news that I decided to celebrate. And how do I celebrate these things? With wine, and of course, by buying myself more nail polish!

So, I went to Shoppers Drug Mart, determined not to spend more than a few dollars on a brand new polish. But, as per usual, I overspent by about $8.00 on a beautiful, glittery, sparkly, dazzling number that came out during Christmas of 2011. It is from the Nicole by OPI Kardashian Kollection, called “Disco Dolls”, and it’s the most mesmerizing formula I have ever seen! I haven’t tried it on my nails yet, but here are some pictures of it’s profound beauty in the bottle.

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Please enjoy gloating at its captivating alure. 🙂

Have a lovely day, my dears!

 

-Sammy

Keep calm and swag on.

It’s Almost My Birthday!

11 Mar

I am turning 21 in exactly 9 days! Too bad I don’t live in the United States, then it would probably be a bigger deal.

Here are some old swatches I’ve done in the past that I’ve actually had time to take pictures of, as well as some nail polishes I bought.

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This was done at a friend’s house and I’ve completely forgotten the names of the colours. I know for sure that they were both Sally Hansen InstaDry nail polishes though. I had this wild idea to paint my nails entirely one colour, put a piece of scotch tape over them diagonally, and paint another colour overtop. This is how it turned out! I got complements on my nails every day after wearing it out!

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These are three China Glaze polishes I bought at Sally’s one day after I first heard of shatter/crackle nail polish. I was sooo excited to try them out. They do work really well, but I’m not as big a fan of the crackle as I thought I would be. From left to right we have China Glaze Crackle Glaze in “Tarnished Gold”, China Glaze Crackle Glaze in “Crushed Candy”, and the last one is just a regular black polish, also China Glaze.

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After Christmas (whence I had been given a Sephora giftcard) I decided to go to Sephora and buy the one and only thing I will never get tired of; nail polish. These two are both beautiful colours. The first is a medium cool grey called Sephora by OPI, “Frankly, I Don’t Give A-dam”. The second is a red jelly-based, bright crimson and silver sparkle polish called Sephora by OPI, “What’s Your Poison?”. In order to get a good coverage in the red, it does require at least two coats, preferably three.

This is what “What’s Your Poison?” looks like in natural sunlight:
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Alright everyone, hope you enjoyed this post! There are many more to come.

 

-Sammy

Keep calm and swag on!

Hello, My Dears!

11 Mar

Wow, my first post. This is so exciting!

Sadly, I’m a university student and I certainly do not have the time of day to be writing a blog… but where else am I supposed to put my deepest, darkest secrets? In a journal? PFFFF, those are so five minutes ago.

Just kidding! 😉

Anyhow, I hope you enjoy what I have to say, show, and rant about.

Welcome to Nails Ahoy!

 

-Sammy

Keep calm and swag on!