Beauty, Fashion, Fitness & Nails




Hey there nail enthusiasts!

Since I received a variety of nail foils from I’ve been utterly obsessed with them!  They are legit, hands down the easiest way to create cool “no fuss” nail art in seconds!
This time I decided to try out my pink/blue/turquoise ombre nail foils #23 on top of a brand new color released for fall 2014 by essie called Style Cartel. 

In my most recent review of Essie’s Fall Collection I spoke about how striking Style Cartel is.  Well it’s even better when used as a base with similar toned nail foils!


  1. For this particular nail look I used 2 coats of Style Cartel by Essie.
  2. Waited for that to set and added 1 coat of clear polish…
  3. Finally gently applied my nail foils color side up directly to each nail, using a short, quick pat and pull technique on each nail.

One thing I found interesting… is if you add a top coat over the foil, the foil seems to react a bit, creating a subtle crackle.  So, i would suggest trying it both ways… with and without a top coat and see which way you prefer.
I did notice that my nail foils were protected and lasted longer when I added a top coat.. So, i’d say it’s really a personal preference.

In the pictures shown I added 1 coat of seche vite to each nail.  As you can see… there’s a little bit of a crackle appearance on some of the nails.   (notice the crackle on the pinky nail in the turquoise area)

Here’s a few more close ups  and direct shopping links to the products mentioned in this post can be found at the bottom of the page.



Shopping Links

Style Cartel by Essie

Seche Vite

Gradient Starry Nail Foil Paper Pink Blue Manicure Design Nail Art Stickers Decals 2.5*120cm #7

For a 10% discount off of original priced items. I’ve provided a promo code for you to use at checkout – “BAZQ10″

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So when your place an order, items with “original prices” will be eligible for 10% OFF.

nail foils 5361 - set nail foils 5361

I got so many compliments on my nails…. that i just love this combo!  I hope you like it too!   Let me know what you think by leaving a comment in the “comment box” below!

As always… New nail art and polish reviews coming next week!  Stay tuned!


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Comments: 2

  1. yes!! this one’s my favorite!!!

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