Nails of the Day!

Hi loves!

I have been creating many manicures this week for work and I wanted to share them all with you. I’m trying to think more creatively with my nails because I’ve been stuck in a rut with nail art lately. This week I tried out a few different designs that are super fun for natural nails and gel nails!

For this first manicure, I used #nofliter by Sophi polish and a white and silver nail striper by Kiss Nail Art Paints.

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For this natural nail manicure, I used Incogni-toe by Sophi and some fun nail art tape I found on Amazon!

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At the end of the week, I finally decided to bring my longer nails back! I sculpted this set with hard gel and tried out some new art. I love this design because it gives off super vampy vibes and it goes great with this almond nail shape. I also used a shade from Sophi called Date Knight.

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Thank you all so much for stopping by! I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Pink Camo Nail Art Tutorial

Hi loves!

Today I’m sharing my first Valentine’s Day nail tutorial of the year. This look is perfect for beginners because it only takes a few seconds to create! You will only need the colors you’d like and a dotting tool. If you don’t technically have a dotting tool, you can use a toothpick to achieve this design. I also debated what to call this look because it’s a marbling technique, but looks much more like camouflage… Let me know what you guys think. Let’s get started!

Thank you all so much for watching! Feel free to give me some feedback on other designs you’d like to see. I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Influenster Unboxing | Vegan Snacks!

Hey guys!

Today I’m sharing the latest Influenster box I’ve received! It’s filled with new goodies to try out for the new year and I’m excited to share them with you all. This box also contains healthy and organic snacks! These products were sent to me by Influenster in exchange for my review and you could get them too!

Thank you all so much for watching! I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Nails of the Day!

Hi loves!

Today I’m sharing a couple of my latest natural nail manicures. I have totally been embracing my natural nails over the past week and allowing my nails to have a break from gel. I typically love a square shape for my nails, but I have changed it up a bit this week. I have thin nails that tend to break pretty easily, but I’ve noticed that they don’t break when they are round! I know this is because there isn’t sharp corners to get caught on things and they don’t have as high of a probability to crack. I will admit I didn’t like the look of round nails on myself at first, but I am loving it now! I haven’t had a crack or break since filing down the corners and that makes me so happy.

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Both of the polishes I used for these manicures are from the brand Sophi that I’ve shared on my blog before. They are a vegan nail polish brand that I’ve had the pleasure of working with and I’m a huge fan. I’d love to hear about your favorite nail shape. Which shape do you prefer for your nails? Let me know in the comments! I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Vegan Tampons?!

Hey guys!

If you’re anything like me, you love discovering new subscription services. I have always loved the idea of getting new products delivered straight to my door. For today’s post, I’m sharing my newest discovery that happens to be a subscription box for your monthly cycle! The best part about these products are the fact that they are vegan, organic, and your subscription helps a girl in a developing country gain products for her monthly cycle! If you like to learn more, check out my video below!

 

Thank you all so much for watching! What are your thoughts? I personally love the fact that our purchase can help others in need. You can use the code AmyTWENTY4916 for 20% off your Cora subscription at www.cora.life. I hope you enjoyed and have an awesome day; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

4 Ways To Make Polishing Your Nails Easy

Hi loves!

Today I’m sharing 4 nail hacks that will make painting your nails much easier. Even with tons of practice it can be difficult to get a perfect paint job when polishing your own nails. I have a few hacks that will ensure your next paint job goes smoothly. Let’s get started!

  • Don’t Overload the Brush with Polish

Many people make this mistake because they think it will make the polishing process go by much faster. While it’s true that applying a thick layer will cover your nail bed in one coat, it actually makes polishing harder. Having too much polish on your brush makes the paint much harder to handle and you end up flooding the eponychium and surrounding skin with paint. The trick is to dip your brush, wipe of twice on the edge of the bottle, and then apply a layer to the nails.

  • Apply 2 to 3 Thin Layers

This may sound like too much effort to some, but I guarantee that your manicure will come out much better if you apply multiple thin layers. It is most recommended to apply a thin base coat, two thin layer of color, and a thin top coat. This not only ensures that your paint job looks the best, it will also dry more quickly!

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  • Don’t Shake Your Nail Polish Bottle

This is a habit that most of us have and we don’t typically see it as a bad thing. However, shaking your polish creates air bubbles in the formula which can make your paint job have texture. Have you ever noticed the tiny bubbles that appear on your nails when you’re polishing? This occurs because you create the air from shaking the bottle and it compromises the quality of the polish formula. It is recommended to instead roll the bottle between your hands before you polish.

  • Paint in Only 3 Strokes

This hack is probably the hardest one to achieve in my opinion. The goal is to apply the polish in one swipe on the left, one swipe on the right, and finish with one swipe down the center of the nail. This takes practice to get used to, but you will eventually see how easy it makes the painting process. This ensures you are apply too much paint on the nails. It also ensures that the color is evenly blended and you will have a professional looking manicure every time!

Thank you guys so much for reading! I really hope these nail hacks were helpful for you. Have you tried any of these yourself? I’d also love to hear if you have any hacks to share yourself. Leave me your feedback in the comments below. I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy

Taking Time For Yourself

Hi loves!

Today I’m sharing a topic that is very dear to my heart. I am so passionate about mental health, positivity, and taking care of my mind. With the constant chaos we experience in our everyday lives, we often forget to take time for ourselves. I recently was introduced to the idea of “Self Love Sunday”. I was so intrigued by that name and it immediately resonated with me. The basic premise is taking time out for yourself. It’s a designated day where you can press the pause button on life and make sure you’re paying attention to you. This is something that is so incredibly important because we tend to lose ourselves when we are so concerned with others in our lives. Children, spouses, day jobs, and family take up so much of our time that many people don’t realize they aren’t giving themselves any of that time. I’m sure many of you know all too well that anxiety, stress, and even depression can be a result of that. So this leads me back to self love Sunday. No, you don’t have to do this on Sunday, or only one day a week. You can take time out for self love as often as you’d like!

So what are some of the things you can do to pamper yourself and promote your own mental health and well being? The possibilities are endless! Here are a few of my favorites:

  • Pampering your body
    • Soak in a bubble bath
    • Try out a new face mask
    • Give yourself a mani and pedi
    • Get a facial or relaxing massage
    • Do yoga
  • Your mind
    • Have a fun conversation with a stranger
    • Study a new language
    • Meditate
    • Start a new exciting book
  • Your mood
    • Indulge in your favorite snack
    • Go to a movie in the middle of the week
    • Order in your favorite meal
    • Go shopping for yourself

I like to do several of these ideas ever week. You will be amazed how much your mood can change with such simple concepts. What are some of your favorite things to do to pamper yourself? Do you have your own version of Self Love Sunday? I’d love to hear your thoughts below. I hope your day is awesome; love and light! :)

XX, Amy


Email: polishedbyamyy@gmail.com

YouTube Channel: Polished by Amy

Instagram: @polishedbyamy