Sunday, December 31, 2017

New Year's Eve Nails with China Glaze The Glam Finale

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Greetings, dear readers! I hope this post finds you well! I'm laying low this evening at home while 2017 races to an end and 2018 begins. Long gone are the New Year's Eves of the past where I would stay up to watch the ball drop in Times Square, as broadcast on my television. My kids like to wake up early, and I like my sleep. Instead, the hubby and I will enjoy some sparkling wine after we put the littles to bed before heading to bed ourselves, probably by 10pm. In spite of sleeping through the year change, my nails are still decorated. What could be better than utilizing shades from The Glam Finale Collection by China Glaze to mark the occasion!

Products Used:

China Glaze: Don't Be A Snow-flake
China Glaze: New Year, New Boo
China Glaze: Slay Bells Ring
China Glaze: Disco Ball Drop
China Glaze: Liquid Leather
Rica: Whiteout
Ejiubas: EJB-03 Stamping Plate
CICI & SISI: Merry Christmas 2014
KBShimmer: Clear On Top top coat

While writing this post as the year comes to a close, I find myself reflecting back on the year. It was another busy year for the blog!

2017 started off with a trip to Long Beach to attend the International Salon and Spa Expo. I had been interested in attending this cash-and-carry beauty professionals only for a few years now, but 2017 was the year that the timing finally worked out for me.

In April, I headed off to Brooklyn, New York for the spring session of The Polish Convention. The event was filled with indie nail polish makers and fans, and it was great to reconnect with friends again as well as meet so many that I have only interacted with online.

This July, I made my way to Las Vegas to attended Cosmoprof North America, a beauty-to-beauty trade show that I have had the pleasure of attending in previous years. I've always enjoyed this show as I stumble across new and new-to-me brands to share with you throughout the year. This year was no exception to the rule; I visited a lot of booths and found so many products to suit your every beauty need!

My year of blog travels ended off in Los Angeles to cover The Makeup Show LA. While this beauty professionals-only cash-and-carry show is smaller than the International Salon and Spa Expo, I still really enjoyed the smaller, more intimate setting of this show. I picked up a few new things to try out and look forward to sharing them with you.

As far as 2018, I have a few things in the works. I'm hoping to continue to attend assorted trade shows and conventions and bring the newest and greatest beauty products to the blog. I also have something big up my sleeve, but I'm keeping that under wraps until it (hopefully) works out.

Until next time, dear readers, have a wonderful and safe night, and I'll be seeing you next year!

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  1. Loved the nail art.. Looks so chic.. You had an awesome year it seems.. Wishing you more happiness and awesome memories in the coming year as well.. Happy new year

  2. What an eventful year you've had. Happy New Year 2018!

  3. You KNOW I love me some China Glaze! And that's quite the convention tour! Next time you're in Vegas, you'll have to show me some tricks. We can make a vlog post out of it. 🎥 Happy New Year!

  4. Great festive mani! Happy New Year! :) I've loved bumping into you over the last few years at events.

  5. The nail art is so festive and perfect for NYE celebrations! Happy New Year!!!

  6. What a fun mani for the end of the year. Cheers!

  7. I love the pop of color, kinda like popping a bottle at midnight!! Perfect!!!

  8. I love the color combos and sparkle in this manicure!

  9. Beaitufl mani! Your 2017 seems like it was busy, fun, and full of trade shows/conventions!

  10. A fun themed mani! Sounds like you had a great year. Wishing you the best in 2018!