Saturday, February 5, 2011

SWATCH: Testing the waters---Water Decals

Good Morning ladies! It's Saturday and I'm heading out! Will be in a film photography seminar later, really excited! =) Anyway. Last night I was too tired to do a new design on my nails. On the way home, I was already thinking about the colors, if I was gonna do some Konading or just freehand. But as soon as I got home, cleaned up, made desert for today, I was dead beat. Laziness got the best of me. I practically throwed myself to bed after all the crazy. But then, I remembered, I bought some water decals a few weeks back. With my last bit of energy pumping in my veins, I got up, looked for the decals, and prepared all the things I needed for the manicure.


After I gathered everything, I was completely clueless on what to do next. Only thing I knew about decals? Soak it in water, file the extra decal from your nail. Simple right? Wrong. I had a hard time on the first 5 nails. But that's ok, I was on the learning phase anyway. So, I applied my base coat, while waiting for it to dry, cut the decals, and placed it neatly side by side so I won't get confused and know which goes to what nail. After cutting, I soaked the first one in water, (I thought that the decal will separate itself from the paper, heck I was stupid), used the tweezer to get it out of the water, removed the paper, place it on my nail. Now this is where it gets a bit annoying. after aligning the decal on my nail, I folded the extra part, and when I was filing it, the decal slipped away from my nail. And it did that, a lot of times. I had to anchor my thumb or the finger right next to it so that it wont slip. Well that's the only thing that annoyed me. After placing the decals, I applied my top coat, and I was done! It took me about 30 minutes, inclusive of cleaning. It was quick and breezy! Alright, enough of the talk, I'll show you my nails =P







And a small loot! Yey! =)


 Bobbie Charmed, Adored and Electrified from the Foil it! Collection


Diana Manicure Red Glitter, Care Romeis Glow in the dark

Yes, you read it right! Glow in the dark! I haven't tried it out yet, maybe tonight, but Ive seen it glow last night! And that Diana Manicure polish? Its a red jelly filled with glitter! Best part? Its a one-coater! Can't wait to play with these! 

That's it for me today, enjoy your Saturday!

Camille

18 comments:

Kee said...

Cool decals! My friend picked me up Charmed and Adored too! She wants a link to the flakies but I can't find any yet.

Camille said...

Sige, if I can find it later, I'll get those 3 so I can show you what it looks like =)

Kee said...

Yahoo! Bait mo talaga! I always go to your blog when I need to look at/show some Bobbie swatches!

BTW, kamusta na ang 3rd hospital mo?

rosey said...

sis san ka nakabili nung foil collection?

~tHiAmErE~ said...

Wow!
almost all the kikayz got the foil it collection na din a!
^_^

water decal is the fastest way to glam up the nails,ne?
^_~

Camille said...

@KC- Sorry kc, I never had the chance to pick up some of the flaies, will try again tomorrow on Monday.. Mejo hectic ang sched today e, basta promise, I'll show you.. When will your friend leave ba?

So far, ok pa naman, mejo ok naman ang treatment kasi nung medrep ako before, dun din ako nagco-cover so mejo kilala ko na din sila =) Balitaan kita agad about sa flakies, promise! =)

@Rose- Hi rosey! Malapit sayo!! Sa Southmall!=) Tapos yung glow in the dark, baka gusto mo lang din, Sa Hortaleza sa may puregold =)

@Thiamere- I saw your swatches kasi, nagandahan ako kaya bumili na din ako. You were right, that collection's really nice! =)

rosey said...

thanks sis, tingin ako tomorrow.=)

Kee said...

Camille...that's good! I'm glad that you're having a better experience than before!!

Ok lang sa flakies...if you're busy don't go out of your way just for me. =) Aalis na sya ng Feb 15. Medyo malapit na kaya kung hindi mo kaya ok lang.

Onga pala, bakit tawag mo sa akin KC? Hahaha! =)

Camille said...

oops! Mali ba? I read it somewhere in your blog=P what do you want me to call you then?=)

Sa Feb 15 pa pala e! Basta, bago sha makaalis ipapakita ko na sayo yun=)

Kee said...

Well initials ng 1st and 2nd names ko yan so KC is ok! Was just wondering kung saan mo nakita hahahah!

Sige basta kung kaya mo lang. I'm excited to see the flakies din!

Elsa said...

nice decals, bat wala akong ganyan, ahahahah makabili nga! :P

Camille said...

bili ka na! Dali lang naman gamitin=)

Bless (Vhlesz) said...

waa love that decal sis hehe san mo na buy? want that one din hihi nga pala i tagged you on a award meron ka na nun ee pero u deserve naman na matag ulit hihi http://vhlesz.blogspot.com/

kisses

jasmine109 said...

love your designs sis.. hope maging artistic din ako gaya niyo.. :) hope you could visit my blog.. new follower here..

ABOP (laquerlove on MUA) said...

I love those decals, the pattern and color are amazing!

Aya said...

Hry Camille!

I enjoy reading your blog and I'm giving you the Stylish Blogger Award. Stop by my blog sometime! :D

http://ayanagrace.blogspot.com/2011/02/stylish-blogger-award.html

Camille said...

@Bless- Hi bless! sa festival ko nabili, dun sa isang nailart supplies kiosk dun=) mejo malayo ka dun, trinoma ka na lang=P

@Jasmine- Thanks for following dear! I'll check out your blog na =)

@ABOP- Me too! the pattern's so funky, i like those more than flowers.

@Aya- Thanks for following and for the award! Followed you back! =)

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