Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Nail Art Tutorial: “Nordic” Sunny Side Up – (OPI GelColor)

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NailGurl focuses on a quick and yet fun 3-D nail art tutorial, utilizing OPI GelColor from the Nordic Collection. 
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Colors Used In This Tutorial:
  • OPI (GelColor): My Dog Sled Is A Hybird – GCN45
  • OPI (GelColor): Do You Have This Color In “Stock-holm” – GCN47
  • OPI (GelColor): My Dogsled Is A Hybird – GCN45
  • OPI (GelColor): Suzi Has A Swede Tooth – GCN44


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Tutorial Steps:
1.) Apply a level yet THIN layer of OPI (Gel Color) in “My Dogsled is a Hybrid (GCN45)” onto the nail plate. Cure for 30 seconds under LED Lamp. (Repeat this step 2x before going to step 2).

2.) Dab OPI (Gel Color) in “Do You Have this Color in Stock-holm? (GCN47)”, “Suzi Has A Swede Tooth (GCN44)”, &  “Can't aFjörd Not To (GCN43)” onto desired areas of the nail plate, using a fan brush (as seen in the video) pull colors into each other using light sweeping strokes across the nail plate. (Cure for 30 seconds before going to step 3.)

3.) Using white colored acrylic place small wet beads onto random areas of the nail plate. Be sure to leave some room between acrylic placement to show off the multi-colored design previously placed by the OPI GelColor hues.

4.) Using orange colored acrylic, place small beads of acrylic onto the previously placed white acrylic shapes. LET FULLY DRY

5.) Apply OPI GelColor Topcoat, cure for 30 seconds! And your look is complete!
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For More Information on the OPI (GelColor) Nordic Collection Please Visit: http://opi.com/color/collections/nordic
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Additional Nail Supplies Used:
  • Colored Acrylic – via @OceanNailSupply (http://www.Instagram.com/OceanNailSupply)
  • Fan Brush – via Ebay (http://goo.gl/eeXgqn)
  • OPI LED Lamp (GC900) – Provided by OPI (http://pro.opi.com)

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OPI Gel Color Was Sent To NailGurl Courtesy Of OPI, For Nail Art Feature, Nail Tutorial, & Review Use!
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View The Video Tutorial After The Jump....

Friday, September 26, 2014

Nail Polish Swatch: Ultra PixieDust - Fall 2014

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Nail Polish Swatch: Ultra PixieDust - Fall 2014

NailGurl focuses on nail polish “color” swatching Zoya’s best-selling textured “PixieDust” formula.  This fall nail enthusiasts are all buzzing around Zoya’s  Ultra PixieDust Fall 2014 Collection. This three shade collection features micro glitter matched against mega hex glitter creating a tone on tone 3D effect. This “Ultra PixieDust” collection features three shades in a gradient of red, wine, and plum hues. Base & topcoat are not required!


  • NOIR (ZP765): Deep vampy plum, textured PixieDust with red Mega Hex Particles.
  • ARIANNA (ZP764): Blue-toned red wine, textured PixieDust with Mega Hex Particles.
  • OSWIN (ZP764): True red, textured PixieDust with Mega Hex Particles

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For More Information On The Zoya Naturel Deux (2) Collection Visit: Zoya.com

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Nail Color Was Sent To NailGurl Courtesy Of Zoya for Nail Art Feature, Nail Art Tutorial, & Reviewing Purposes!

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Nail Polish Swatch: Zoya Naturel Deux Collection

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Nail Polish Swatch: Zoya Naturel Deux (2) Collection – 2014 Transitional

NailGurl focuses on nail polish “color” swatching Zoya’s highly popular “Naturel” Deux (part 2) collection. Featuring six full-coverage creamy shades, Zoya has expanded on giving the “Nautrel” collection more of a deep hue finish. Colors from the Zoya Naturel Deux (2) include:

  • Spencer (#ZP742) - (Rich Camel Cream Full-Coverage Finish.)
  • Chanelle (#ZP743) – (Toasted Almond Cream Full-Coverage Finish.)
  • Emilia (#ZP744) – (Dark Chocolate Cream Full-Coverage Finish.)
  • Marnie (#ZP745) – (Deep Plum Cream Full-Coverage Finish.)
  • Aubrey (#ZP746) – (Medium Mauve Cream Full-Coverage Finish.)
  • Madeline (#ZP747) – (Muted Rose Cream Full-Coverage Finish.)


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For More Information On The Zoya Naturel Deux (2) Collection Visit: Zoya.com

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Nail Color Was Sent To NailGurl Courtesy Of Zoya for Nail Art Feature, Nail Art Tutorial, & Reviewing Purposes!

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Nail Polish Swatches: Zoya "Entice" Collection

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With the fall solstice officially upon us, we can look forward to some “hard hitting” nail lacquers from some of our favorite brands. NailGurl is focusing on Zoya’s “Entice” Collection. These six rich & creamy colorways that are surely bound to make heads turn this fall season. Colorways included in this collection are:

  • Nyssa (ZP748) -  Milk Chocolate Brown Finish
  • Claire (ZP749) - Rich Burgundy Cream Finish
  • Veronica (ZP750) - Rich Red Wine Finish
  • Margo (ZP751) - Creamy Plum Finish
  • Ryan (ZP752) - Indigo With A Creamy Finish! (NAILGURL FAVORITE SHADE)
  • Genevieve (ZP753) - Grey With A Flawless Cream Finish

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For more information on the Zoya “Entice” Collection please visit: Zoya.com

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Nail Color was sent to NailGurl courtesy of Zoya for Nail Art Feature, Nail Art Tutorial, & Nail Polish Review Use!

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Nail Polish Swatch: Dermelect "Bejeweled" Collection


With the fall solstice officially upon us, we can look forward to some “hard hitting” nail lacquers from some of our favorite brands. NailGurl is focusing on Dermelect’s new “Bejeweled” Collection. This collection features four exciting hues that are inspired by the radiant pigments of precious gems. Colorways featured in this collection are:

  • Lustrious: (sparkling cognac garnet hued finish)
  • Gilded: (textured patina “sugar-like” hued finish)
  • Heirloom:  (metallic royal sapphire hued finish)
  • Belle Époque (deep smoky quartz “crème” hued finish)


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For more information on the Dermelect “Bejeweled” Collection please visit: Dermelect.com
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Nail Color was sent to NailGurl courtesy of Dermelect for Nail Art Feature, Nail Art Tutorial, & Nail Polish Review Use!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Nail Polish Swatch: Zoya “Ignite” Collection



NailGurl focuses on Zoya’s Fall 2014 “Ignite” collection, which features rich shimmering metallic shades such as:
  •           Autumn (ZP754): Varnished Copper Liquid Metal.
  •            India (ZP755): Deep Red Gold Liquid Metal.
  •          Teigen (ZP756): Violet Plum with Copper Liquid Metal.
  •           Sansa (ZP757): Deepest Eggplant with Gold Liquid Metal.
  •           Remy (ZP758): Indigo with Copper & Gold Liquid Metal.
  •           Yuna (ZP759): Grey with Copper & Gold Liquid Metal.

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For More Information on this collection please visit: Zoya.com

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-          Nail Color was sent to NailGurl courtesy of Zoya, for nail art feature & tutorial use


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Nail Polish Swatches: Azature S/S/ ’14 Collection – (EOS 2014)

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While the summer solstice isn’t officially over until the 23rd of September, NailGurl reviews some of her favorite nail polishes from the summer of 2014. First on the countdown list is Azature’s summer 2014 collection, which features creamy pastel shades such as Lapis, Coral, Rose, Lavender, & Jade.

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For more information on the colorways shown, please visit: shop.azature.com

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Nail Colors Were Sent For Nail Art Feature, Review, Tutorials


Saturday, August 30, 2014

Nail Art Video: Baby Mermaid

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NailGurl gives you a quick “behind the scenes” view of how “Baby Mermaid” (an original “Jumbo Nail Art” NailGurl creation) was brought to life.


Nail Art Video | " Peppermint Twisted" By NailGurl

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NailGurl gives you a quick “behind the scenes” view of how “Peppermint Twisted Kitty” (an original nailgurl creation) was brought to life.

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Nail Colors Used: Zoya "Entice & Ignite" Fall 2004 Collection - Available Now: Zoya


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Zoya: Binx - ZP739

Title: Dream Catchin'
Medium: Nail Lacquer, Swarovski Elements, Acrylic 
Featured Nail Color Used: Zoya: Binx - ZP739
For More Information On The Colorway Shown Visit: Zoya


Nail Color Was Sent For Nail Art Feature/Review