Festive NOTD

Festive NOTD

I was so excited to see the arrival of my festive nail foils yesterday. I ordered them from eBay on Sunday night and hoped that they would turn up in time for the Xmas Blogger Meet, which is of course tonight!

I’ve never attempted any kind of nail wraps before so I set to work straight away. The pack contains 16 foils so I did an accent nail and used 8 of the wraps, which means that I can use the remaining 8 for my works Christmas party next week.

For the accent nail I used two coats of GOSH Holographic and lots of coats of Rimmel Disco Ball.

It took me roughly two hours to do! I did stop for food during that two hours and it certainly didn’t seem to take that long. As I said though it is my first time applying any of this type of thing so I’m hoping that it will get easier with practice.

As you can see the wraps have a lovely holographic shine to them.

These were taken after my shower this morning and I’m very pleased to say that they are still intact! The packet states that you remove them with warm soapy water, which made me worry about them coming off in the shower.

They certainly aren’t perfect, they’re quite rough around the edges but I’m no expert and I’m not claiming to be. I am pleased with how they have come out for my first attempt.

These were unbelievably cheap, they cost just £1.89 with free delivery and there are loads of designs to choose from. I ordered mine from eBay on Sunday night and they arrived yesterday (Thursday). I’ve rushed this post up this morning as you may still have time to order them for delivery before Christmas.

Are any of you going to the Xmas Blogger Meet tonight? If so, please come say hi! I’m getting quite nervous now and have erupted in spots. I always do before a blogger meet, stupid nerves! So yeah, come say hi to the spotty nervous one with festive nails!!


  1. 16th December 2011 / 11:14 am

    They look fab, I love that you've done one finger glittery. x


  2. 16th December 2011 / 2:29 pm

    Oooh glad they stayed on after showering! Good to know those 2 hrs of hard work weren't wasted 😀 xx

  3. 16th December 2011 / 4:17 pm

    I love this! They look so festive and fun! x

  4. 16th December 2011 / 4:44 pm

    These are lovely, you always do your nails so gorgeously Leanne! xxx

  5. 16th December 2011 / 7:14 pm

    These are gorgeous, why do I never think to of doing 8 and 8 to save having a silly amount left 😛
    I love your nails, need to look into these! ;D But then I already have some xmas wraps, but these are so much better.


  6. 16th December 2011 / 10:14 pm

    I really like these, i've yet to use my nail wraps. I like your festive ones, really cute! x

  7. 20th December 2011 / 7:58 pm

    Thankfully not! They're still on now which has really shocked me! x

  8. 20th December 2011 / 7:58 pm

    Thanks 🙂 I love a good Christmas gimmick! x

  9. 20th December 2011 / 7:58 pm

    Thanks for your lovely comment Helen 🙂 X

  10. 20th December 2011 / 7:59 pm

    Thanks 🙂 doing 8 and 8 means that I can do the same thing for my works Xmas party this Friday.
    I love your Xmas nail wraps too! x

  11. 20th December 2011 / 7:59 pm

    This is my first try and I can see me getting addicted! They're lasting quite well and are so effective x

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