October 3, 2011

Pastel Nails: Soulstice Spa Provence and Skinfood Grape Milk

My friend and I had a bit of girly day yesterday: we noshed on sushi, I dyed her hair, and we gave ourselves manicures. It was the perfect way to wind down the weekend, if I do say so myself.

I was excited to finally try out this new Soulstice Spa Nail Polish that I received from Nail Polish Canada. I'd never heard of this brand before but I like that it's vegan, cruelty-free (verified by PETA), and 3-free. All the polishes are named after cities - from Rio to San Francisco - and there are a wide variety of shades to choose from.

Provence is a pretty muted lilac that reminds me a bit of Joe Fresh Faded Violet. Application was really smooth and I only needed two coats to reach opacity. Since I used thin coats, the polish dried quickly with a shiny (but not too shiny) finish.

I decided to paint my ring finger a different colour as a kind of accent nail using Skinfood Grape Milk and some nail art pens. Skinfood is a Korean beauty and skincare line that I wish it was more accessible here in Canada.

I just noticed that my nails actually kind of match my blog layout. I guess I inspire myself? Haha.

25 comments:

  1. ohhh i really like the colour nail polish you got from soulstice spa =)

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  2. Ahh I wish I got Provence in my gift bag! I can't resist a good lilac.

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  3. very sweet nailpolish , the colours are so pretty. it does match your blog!
    now following :)

    natalie
    http://lucyandtherunaways.blogspot.com

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  4. skin food!! I love their masks, haven't tried out their nail polish yet... but this color really makes me wanna try them out!

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  5. @Ashley I know, looks like we all got different colours! I actually really like the pale pink one you got.

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  6. I love this nail look - the lilac color is beautiful!


    xx
    thistimeisacharm.blogspot.com

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  7. I'm so in love with your blogging-style dear, really unique and lovely post :))

    one thing, could you please please do me a favour and vote for me by liking my photo on this link :)

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    It really means a lot to me :) puss puss and huggs from <3 <3

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  8. pretty! I love the lilac color and adore the little design you painted on!

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  9. Love them both. I only paint my nails in the winter and only my toes in the summer. :)

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  10. sounds like such a nice & relaxing weekend!! i need me some of that girl time with my girls. sigh*

    i never heard of these brands... i think i'll just stick to my OPI's and essies though. haha. can't wait to get some new colors while i'm in LA!

    xx,
    cindy - design3rd

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  11. @Ms. Givens I paint my nails year round but my toes usually only in the summer!

    @Cindy My polish collection is mainly OPI and Essie but I like to try other brands too.

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  12. i just bought a lilac purple color! it looks lovely on you :)




    myblissisthisway.blogspot.com

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  13. Sounds like my perfect girly evening! I so love those nail varnises! <3<3

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  14. Lovee these colors! So cute <3

    xoxo,

    Bonnie

    http://flashesofstyle.blogspot.com

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  15. Wow, your nails are absolutely stunning! I am completely in love with this beautiful color combination!!! Absolutely gorgeous post, darling! Love your blog and now following! Maybe you'll have time to visit my blog:)

    Kisses,
    Annabelle
    Http://vivaluxury.blogspot.com

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  16. Love your nails! I'm a definite fan of the lilac shade.


    Xo Chelle
    discoveringelegance.com

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  17. Cute nail polish. Love the lilac!

    XO,
    Patience
    www.justpatience.com

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  18. super cute nail polish!
    Take a look at my blog, and if you like it, follow me, I'll be waiting for you!

    Cosa mi metto???

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  19. Ohh - I love the combination of the two colors with the nail art on the ring finger. So cute. I am the boring type and usually always do french all the time, I think I might try some similiar colors. Thanks for the inspiration. And I love that comment about your inspiring yourself - hehehe - too cute!

    http://justtututiny.blogspot.com/
    Thu

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  20. love the colour combo! i i didn't know it was possible for nail polish to be vegan! that's amazing!

    xo danni

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  21. I'm a fan of the lilac colour - great Spring shade!

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  22. Those are pretty colors! :)

    Kaye
    Fashion Blogger
    http://thestyleflux.blogspot.com

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  23. Wow, they seriously look INCREDIBLE!!

    ~ Cindy
    shellac

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  24. Cool, the product sounds awesome that the nail polish actually stays on! Thanks for sharing. :)

    - Cindy
    gel polish kit

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