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NOTD: La Senza Berry Barbados

Happy Monday… not :) How’s everyone? Squirt and I had a nice time this weekend hanging out at the park on the beach. Yesterday was gorgeous, we went for some Cold Stone ice cream, then hung out on the waterfront. Met 2 cute Chihuahuas there, playing with them was the highlight of the afternoon.

This is what I wore in the weekend. I bought quite a few shades in the pink/ red family recently, gotta wear them while it’s still summer.

The base colour is La Senza Berry Barbados, a hot fuchsia pink. This pic was taken with flash.

Berry Barbados is an awesome summer colour, opaque in one coat and doesn’t make my olive skin tone look darker. All love, and nothing to hate. La Senza nail polish don’t get enough raves, I tell you.

And the awesome shine on the nail is brought to you by the flakies in Nfu-Oh #50. You’ll see them better in more pics below.

Here it is, in the glorious sun :) I was taking Squirt out for a spin on her new bunny bike. While she was pedalling around, I pulled out the camera and took some sun shots of her and my mani lol.

Remember I told you guys I don’t wear pinks and reds very often. Count me converted, thanks to the “leap of faith” I made buying them out of the blue. I do like this colour combination.

Wish it could be sunny like this every day so my NOTD pics could be bright and clear. I’m very happy of how they turned out, as my camera isn’t the best with lighting and macro stuff.

And learning from previous manis, I know flakies show up well in the shade, so here is a pic out of the sun. It looks almost like a mattified flakie look (which isn’t a bad idea) but I didn’t use a matte top coat with this. I love it a lot better in the shade than in the sun.

The flakies in #50 are blue (in a sheer lilac base). On the nails, they mostly look transparent or light blue, sometimes green or purple. I’m such a big fan of flakies. Surprisingly, I haven’t done a flakie look on black or darker base colours lately. If only Nfu-Oh is more accessible and affordable, lol, so I can convert some of you into flakie fans.

Save the best for last, a close up, in the shade. Would it do it for you? I am so in love!

If any of you wonders why there isn’t a weekend finds post today, I did get a few things at Shoppers, mostly skin care kits on clearance that I wanted to try out. Not much else to tell you about. If you have something in mind, take advantage of Shoppers’ first time ever offer – a $10 off $50 coupon – this Wednesday.
Also, keep an eye on Sears clearance promos. They often offer extra 50% off (with Sears card) or 40% off (without Sears card) in the weekend. I went last weekend, got Squirts 4 pairs of shoes, some shirts and dresses for cheap. Also found a pair of coral wedges for myself for like CAD12.50. Was very happy with the loot.

Hope the new week treats you well! I’m trying hard to get by a Monday.

Source: http://sparkledbeauty.blogspot.com/2011/07/notd-la-senza-berry-barbados.html

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