Perfect Pair: Barielle Expressive & LA Colors Craze

Perfect Pair Barielle Expressive & LA Colors CrazeThis is a fun manicure but it’s subtle at the same time. A total accidental combination on my part that turned out SO WELL!

I started with Barielle Expressive as the base color then added the glitter. I used a toothpick to arrange the glitter from LA Colors Craze (that I got at the Dollar Tree!) with the most at the base of the nail then had the glitter fade toward the tip.

Craze is quite the unusual glitter combination but it really worked with Expressive. I wasn’t quite sure what kind of polishes to pair Craze with so this was a good start.

Make sure to check out the swatches under the jump!


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Barielle Heaven Sent

Barielle Heaven Sent COVER Oh hello my new obsession. I really like this polish, y’all. A lot! Heaven Sent is from Barielle’s Spring 2015 Gentle Breeze collection and is a gorgeous aquamarine creme. And the formula is fantastic. I used just two coats in my swatches. This does look a bit like a Tiffany Blue but it’s not a […] Continue reading →

China Glaze Wanderlust

China Glaze Wanderlust COVER I am definitely dreaming of spring this week. Over the weekend I was strolling through Ulta attempting not to buy the entire store when I spotted the China Glaze Road Trip collection display. As I stood there in my boots and trench coat I couldn’t help but stare at the model basking in the sun. […] Continue reading →

Super Bowl Nail Art Ideas!

Super Bowl Nail Ideas It’s that time of the year again; the Super Bowl is this weekend! That means it’s time to start thinking about your manicure for the big game. Because well….why not? I love an excuse to do a themed manicure. My hometown team (the Panthers) didn’t make it to the Super Bowl this year but one […] Continue reading →

Essie Suite Retreat

Essie Suite Retreat COVER Every year I look forward to the Essie resort collection. It’s always a bright spot in January which otherwise is a fairly slow nail polish month. But, I have to say, only Suite Retreat caught my eye from this year’s Resort collection. Suite Retreat is a medium blue leaning purple creme. The color is gorgeous […] Continue reading →

Pixi – Gilded Garnet

Pixi - Gilded Garnet I’ve got to say, Pixi has definitely stepped up their nail polish game over the past year. It’s almost like Petra mixes her polishes just for me. Really. Classy Cocoa, Nude Dazzle, and now Gilded Garnet. Perfection. Gilded Garnet is my newest obsession. In the bottle it looked to be a molten brown, but I […] Continue reading →

Barielle Autumn in Seoul

Barielle Autumn in Seoul COVER I know, I know! It is winter! But, this polish was just too pretty not to share. And anyway, just because a polish has autumn in the name doesn’t mean it can only be worn in the fall. Rules are meant to be broken, people! Autumn in Seoul is from Barielle’s fall 2014 Jetsetter collection. […] Continue reading →

SinfulColors Love Sprinkles (+ SinfulColors GoGo Girl)

SinfulColors Love Sprinkles COVER I was at Belk today and everywhere I turned was a reminder that Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Now, I know Valentine’s Day isn’t everyone’s thing. But even if you don’t like Valentine’s Day all that much everyone likes hearts, right? For Valentine’s Day 2015 SinfulColors released a new, limited edition glitter; Love Sprinkles. There are […] Continue reading →