Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone!


My official Christmas manicure.


Colors used: Zoya Kimmy, Ginessa, Shawn, Reva, Apple and my homemade glitter mix. 

My grumpy cat sends her well wishes! 


Take care! 

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Holiday Nail Art

It's the busiest time of year for me at work so I didn't have a lot of time or energy to sit and do some holiday nail art.  I'm seen so many beautiful festive manicures throughout the blogosphere!  I'm jealous!

Christmas Glitter mixes

Every year I can't decide whether or not I want to buy some Christmas glitter nail polishes.  They all look so pretty but there's only one time of year you can wear them.  So I decided to mix my own this year and this was the final result:

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Happy Holidays Multi-Blogger Giveaway!!!

I've teamed up with several other lovely blogger for a Happy Holidays giveaway.

This giveaway is open internationally as a huge thank you for all fans throughout the world! 




There is a gift basket full of goodies and also a $110 gift card!!!!! Here is a list of some (not all) of the items in the basket:


4 Polishes from the China Glaze Holiday Collection
E.L.F Beauty on the go 
PalletMary Kay Cream 
BlushKiss Lashes
Sephora Lip Gloss
Mary Kay Eye Makeup Remover
Philosphy Amazing Grace Powder Compact
Barielle Ultra Speed Dry Top Coat
Revlon Lip GlossesEos Lip Balm
Stila Lip Glaze
Loreal Hip Pigments 
Jelup Daylight Defense
NYC eyeliners,
NYC lip glosses
Rimmel Mascaras

Here's how it works: If an international reader is drawn first, they will get the gift card and there will be another drawing for a US winner for the basket. If a US reader is drawn first they will win the whole thing!

Also a HUGE thank you and shout out to Mercedes at Beyond Beauty Lounge for putting this whole thing together! The giveaway ends on New Year's

Good luck and using via Rafflecopter below:





Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Butter London: Sparkle, Sparkle Holiday trio swatches & review

My boyfriend was nice enough to buy me the Sparkle, Sparkle holiday trio from the Butter London store in Seattle.  It consists of three glittery colors from this year's holiday collection.

All swatch photos are with top coat:

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

1-Yr Blogiversary Giveaway (CLOSED)

Holy moly what a year!  Today, Nails by Ms. Lizard turns one-year old.  I can't believe it!

As a thank you to my fans, I put together some prizes for my 1-yr blogiversary.  There will be three winners.  

First prize


$100 (USD) Sephora gift card!  This can be redeemed in Sephora stores or Sephora.com.  Gift card will be mailed.

Second Prize


Indie minis from L to R:  Pretty & Polished Party on my Yacht and Jawbreaker.  365 Days of Color My Little Cuppycake and Glittercide.  We all know how much of a pain glitter removal can be so I'm including one full size of Essence Ready for Boarding Peel off Base Coat.  If you are unfamiliar with peel off base coats, please see this post

Third Prize 


One full sized bottle of Deborah Lippman's Mermaid Dream.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: 
  • Must be 18-yrs or older to enter. 
  • This giveaway is no way affiliated with Facebook or Blogger.  All product(s) were purchased by me with my own money.  I am no way affiliated with the brand(s) or companies mentioned.  All product(s) are new, unused and unopened. 
  • Open to US and Canada residents.
  • Winners will be contacted via email and will have 72-hours to respond or prizes will be forfeited and a new winner will be drawn.
  • First winner contacted will be given first choice of prizes and so on. 
  • I am not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged prizes.  I will do my best to ensure prizes arrive safely.  Please allow 1-week for me to ship prizes.
  • This giveaway will run for approximately two weeks, ending 12/27/2012 at 12:00 AM PST.

Please enter via Rafflecopter.  Please follow all prompts.  Blank entries will be deleted. 
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Born Pretty Store striping tape review & tutorial

I received some striping tape for review from Born Pretty Store.  They are a nail supplier site with a good variety of nail art items that include polishes, stamping plates, nail gems, nail art tools and brushes as well as many other beauty supplies.


Set of 12-color striping tape, item # 231.

Colors include: yellow, red, blue, matte white, black, silver, green, copper, brown, purple, fuchsia, and orange.