Clear Polish – Which one??

When I first started theNailChronicle on Instagram I really only used two types of clear, Sally Hansen Hard as Nails and the cheapest clear that I could get my hands on. Since then, a few things have changed. I still use Sally Hansen Hard as Nails as both a base coat and nail strengthen. Unfortunately [...]

Doctor Who Nails

Easy Doctor Who Nail Design (plus water decal review)

HE'S BACK!! April is fast becoming one of my favorite times of year. Not because of the chocolate (although as I'm writing this I am drinking a Mocca ;P ) , but because of Doctor Who returning to the screen. I have been thinking about creating a Doc Who nail design for a while but [...]

How to create Ombre Nails

Ombre can be one of the more challenging nail art techniques to master. The reason for the technique being more of a challenge is that there are many variables that can go wrong. Quite often the wrong sponge can result in the Ombre failing or the polish might not be suitable. Everyone has a slightly [...]

Easter Nails 2017 – #2

Happy Easter!! This round (see my last design) I created a more obvious Easter design. For this design I decided to challenge myself and attempt to use my dotting tools again. The first time I used them it didn't go so well. I was also aiming to create my first character. Using a basic OPI [...]

Why I won’t be purchasing from Born Pretty again

I'm sad to say this isn't a happy post. Normally I wouldn't post poor reviews as its possible I've just had a bad experiance. However after being severely let down twice I feel that I should share my experiences. Particularly, as it seems that a number of bloggers rave about born pretty and I suspect [...]

Easter Nails #1 – 2017

I created this design with easter in mind. However with easter being so far away I went with something a bit more subtle.  I chose a lilac base initially and decided I would go from their.  I was a little stumped on what to do next. After going through my kit I came across my [...]

A competitor to Nutella…I can’t believe I’m writing this!

I can't believe I'm going to write this. I think I have found a competitor to Nutella! I absolutely love Nutella whether its on toast, in icecream or just straight out of the jar. I got the Chokladkrokant Bredbar from Ikea of all places. Upon my first glance I thought it was just a chocolate [...]

Feeling Fancy

Feeling Fancy For something a little different I thought I would try out responding to the daily prompt. Today's prompt brief is "Feeling Fancy": You’re given unlimited funds to plan one day full of any and all luxuries you normally can’t afford. Tell us about your extravagant day with as much detail as possible. So [...]

Arrows on point

Happy Weekend! Hope you all are having fantastic weekends! If you have been following me on Instagram (Click here if your not) you would have seen my latest mani and my challenges with it.   I started with a coat of OPI - Black. Looking at the packing I'm confused why OPI haven't changed the [...]