Friday, June 29, 2012

Pink and Bling Gradient

Hello :)
So a couple of weeks ago I was invited by Dazzle-Dry Nail Polish to enter their Facebook "Wedding Belles" Contest for which a wedding manicure was required. So here is a snapshot of my entry plus more pictures :)
Hace un par de semanas, Dazzle-Dry Nail Polish me invitó a participar en su concurso de Facebook titulado "Wedding Belles"para el cual una manicura de boda era requerida. Aquí está lo que hice para el concurso y las fotos adicionales :)
What did you wear on your nails for your wedding?
Qué manicura usaste para tu boda?
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

China Glaze 'Lorelei's Tiara'

I have been extremely busy, but I don't forget about my blog. Today I just have a quick post of Lorelei's Tiara by China Glaze. I don't love blue on me because I don't think it goes with my skin tone, but I particularly like this one!

And here is 'Rory' by Zoya ;)

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Friday, June 22, 2012

Week 25: Pride/Rainbow Manicure

I don't have words to describe how in love I have been with this manicure! I started by sponging random colors following the order of them in the pride flag. I added a coat of the glitter Pearl Harbor by Sinful Colors and then stamped using plate BM211. I have gotten so many compliments and I just can't stop staring at my nails. I just love thisssssssssssssssssss!
No tengo palabras para describir cuán enamorada estoy de mi manicura! Empecé aplicando esmaltes con una esponja siguiendo el orden de la bandera de arco iris/de la libertad. Agregué una capa de la brillantina Pearl Harbor de Sinful Colors y coloqué uno de los sellos de la paquita BM211. A muchas personas les gustó el diseño y no puedo dejar de verlas. Me encantan!
For a list of the previous and upcoming manicures, as well as the other ladies doing it, please click HERE
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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Liebster Award :)

First of all, I would like to apologize to Melissa from My nail journey who notified me about this award a LONG time ago and I have been bad... Too bad... I am sorry Melissa for taking so long, but I really appreciate you for awarding me with the Liebster Award.
I will really appreciate you as a reader if you go and check out her blog. It's quite nice and her nail art is beautiful.
Once again, thanks Melissa!
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Summery Water Marble / Marmoleado en Agua Veraniego

Happy first day of summer!
I hope you are enjoying the extra sunlight, I sure am since it is 7pm and it is still bright and sunny :) I am really excited about this manicure, it was my official first attempt to do a water marbling design. I used bottled water and a plastic cup. I began with a coat of white nail polish and then I alternated between the following Sally Hansen Insta-Dri polishes: Lightening, Pepto Pink and Lickety-Split Lime. I was really happy with the result.
Feliz inicio de verano!
Espero que estén disfrutando de las horas extras de sol, aqui son las 7pm y todavía está muy soleado :) Mi manicura me emociona mucho, es mi primer intento oficial de marmoleado en agua. Usé agua embotellada y un vasito plástico. Empecé con una capa de esmalte blanco y los siguientes Insta-Dri: Lightening, Pepto Pink, Lickety-Split Lime. Me encantó como quedó.
During the weekend I was contacted by Mercedes from notifying me that I had come out as the winner of her PearlMountain Image Converter. I can watermark pictures in batches now, it's amazing! Do you like the new watermark?
Durante el fin de semana, Mercedes de me contactó para notificarme que salí ganadora de su sorteo del PearlMountain Image Converter. Ahora puedo colocar la marca de agua muy fácilmente, es demasiado bueno! Te gusta la nueva marca de agua?
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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Week 24: Flag Manicure

Hello there!
I am finally catching up with the 1-year challenge. Today I will show you a pre-patriotic manicure I came up with last week when Ms. Lizard came up with a patriotic manicure contest. For this, I used a white (Kleancolor White) and a red (Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Rapid Red) base. Then I stamped bows from plate m59 (which was part of the prize I won from soguesswhat11's YouTube contest). I dotted the bows with blue acrylic paint.
Finalmente me estoy poniendo al corriente con el reto de un año. Hoy les mostraré una manicura pre-patriótica la cual hice para el concurso de Ms. Lizard. Para ello, usé Kleancolor White y Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Rapid Red como bases. Luego coloqué moñitos de la plaquita m59 (parte del premio que gané del concurso de soguesswhat11 en YouTube). Le agregué puntitos azules a los moños con pintura acrílica azul.

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Saturday, June 16, 2012

Week 23: Ombre Manicure

This was my first time doing an ombre manicure. I tried to do berry colors but the pictures are not showing the true colors. I hope you enjoy it!
Aquí está mi primer intento de una manicura ombre. Traté de hacerlo con colores frambuesa pero no se ven realmente tal cual son. Espero lo disfruten.
Sinful Colors 'Easy Going'
Nabi 'Baby Pink'
Sinful Colors 'Cream Pink'
Nabi 'Ace'
*I don't remember the darker color / No recuerdo cual fue el color más oscuro*
Plate BM209
Sally Hansen Insta-Dri 'Silver Sweep'

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Friday, June 15, 2012

Week 22: Splatter Manicure

It's not much of a splatter, but I sort of liked the end result. Just ignore my index fingernail; I was stamping randomly and I ended up messing it up there... *Sigh*
Reconozco que no se ve como un salpicado de pinturas, pero me gustó como quedó. Solo ignoren mi uña del índice; quice hacerlo al azar, pero no me quedó bien en esa uña...
-Sally Hansen Insta-Dri 'Lightening' 
-Sally Hansen Insta-Dri 'Lickety-Split Lime'
-Sally Hansen Insta-Dri 'Pepto Pink'
-Plate BM222

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Many things happen over one year...

Hi everyone!
This is sort of a different post but not less important than the rest. So yesterday it was my 1st bloggaversary and I am really happy to say that I love having made the decision of creating a blog and keeping up with it. I remember that when I decided to start blogging about my nails, I sort of felt like this:
Ésta es una entrada es un poco diferente, pero no menos importante que el resto. Ayer cumplí un año de tener éste blog y me hace feliz haber tomado la decisión de crear un blog y no abandonarlo. Recuerdo que cuando empecé me sentía un poco así:

I was clueless, but I had the desire of finding a hobby that could become a passion. I am glad I joined this community and although I am not blogging daily and I do not have the latest collections of all existent polishes, I am really happy. I want to thank everyone who has taken the time to visit my blog, comment and follow me. I never imagined anyone would ever come across my blog, now it is 102 people.
No tenía la menor idea de lo que hacía, pero tenía el deseo de encontrar un pasatiempo que se convirtiera en algo más. Estoy muy contenta de formar parte de ésta comunidad y a pesar que no tengo entradas diarias ni mucho menos todas las colecciones de todas las marcas, me hace feliz estar aquí. Millones de gracias a todas las personas que visitan mi blog, gracias por comentar y por seguirme. Nunca me imaginé que alguién se interesaría en lo que hago, y ya somos 102 personas.

Anyway, thank you once again and here is a manicure I submitted a few weeks ago for a Rite-Aid contest (for which I am not a finalist, haha) I hope you enjoy and share my blog. Cheers to many more bloggaversaries!!!
Bueno, muchas gracias nuevamente, aquí les dejo la manicura que hice para un concurso de Rite-Aid (para el cual no soy finalista, jaja) espero sigan disfrutando y compartiendo mi blog. Salud!

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Monday, June 11, 2012

China Glaze 'Ruby Pumps'

All I have to say is that it's a beautiful classic. A shimmer perfectly done <3
Todo lo que tengo que decir es que es un clásico hermoso. Una brillantina perfectamente hecha <3
Do you have a favorite red?
Tienes un rojo favorito?
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Friday, June 8, 2012

Leopard Print

I know I haven't been here in a while, I apologize. I was extremely busy with school and just now I am trying to catch my breath...
I love leopard print, so I created this manicure using the classic colors and BM-221. The base color is Golden-I by Sally Hansen and the bronze shade is Figure of Art by Finger Paints.
Sé que he estado muy ausente, y ofrezco una disculpa por ello. Estuve muy ocupada con mis estudios y es hasta ahora que puedo respirar tranquilamente...
Me encanta el estampado de leopardo, por eso creé éste manicure usando los colores clásicos y el sello BM-221. El color base es Golden-I de Sally Hansen y el bronce es de Finger Paints, llamado Figure of Art.
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