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Art. Passion. Turning even the simplest thing to a breathtaking masterpiece. (Creation) Conceptualized by my husband, Ryan, OBRA deals with art in all forms aesthetic. We believe that there's beauty in everyone and everything waiting to be discovered and unleashed. Started of as a hobby, my curiosity for nail art and designs, had soon panned out to creative styling, photography and make up artistry. Participated in countless number of workshops and trainings, I stay adept with what's current and trendy without compromising class and elegance. OBRA, in its' truest sense is a Masterpiece and I strive to deliver nothing less.
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Review + Some nail tips and NOTDS

Hello dear Readers!
Another product for review I received came from Budgetgadgets. BudgetGadgets is an online retailer/wholesaler located in Shenzhen, China. They are selling quality electronic gadgets and services at wholesale price w/ free shipping anywhere!
They sell lots of accessories including gadgets for use at home and hobbies...
can visit their site @
You will get 5% discount when you shop by using my coupon code artofnail5OFF..
Btw, the package includes a battery operated nail dryer and nail decorator.
In my case. It is difficult to maintain my long real nails and avoid cracks and chipping. So I used
transparent acrylic powder. 1st I applied acrylic powder on the tip of the inner part of my nails to support my long nails. Then I used the nail buffer to
flatten it and get rid of the excess acrylic powder. I'm satisfied with the nail buffer/decorator because it includes different shapes to select from
. Which ever is appropriate for your nails, it's very useful for me because it helps me easily clean up the excess acrylic powder which has hardened on my long nails.. You can't even notice that I applied acrylic support on the inner part of
my nails.. You can see the difference in the picture.. Before and after I used the nail buffer/decorator you will notice it's much smoother...
NOTE: This product was sent to me as a gift. I made this review based on my own ideas and preference on how to use them. My opinions about the quality of the said products are based on my personal judgements and the outcome of my usage.
and here are my NOTDs
Hope you like them! God Bless

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Sand Polish and Multiple Paterns

Hi all, just a quick post, here's the prize I received from PHOEBE nail art contest.. I like them all specially the sand polish and nail art magazine... I made a mani using sand polish, and stamped it with s6 konad image plate... Have you tried using sand polish? I like the outcome. Sand polish is a quick drying nail polish and it also has a nice texture, and doesn't easily chip..
Here's my NOTD! Multiple Paterns
Hope you like them! God Bless you all!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Summer Nail Art

Hi all,
Just a quick post, I recently joined on Phoebe's summer nail art contest on facebook, and I'm very happy and proud at the same time that I got the special prize "most like" by the other contestants, I am very thankful to all those who voted for me.. I was inspired by the nail art picture which I saw on the internet ... I drew it one by one using acrylic paint, it took me 2hours to make... Hope you like it! God bless!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Chunky Bling and Color Changing Polish

Hello dear readers!
Douglas Hatch marketing director of CHUNKYBLING emailed me about their products, he offered me to try one of their accessories, I chose the Swarovski Pearl - Mystic Black
Ring.. I really like it..If you want to have stylish and elegant yet cheap accessories, you can visit their site at .... Btw, The design of this ring perfectly matches my nail of the day..
NOTE: This product was sent to me as a gift. I made this review based on my own ideas and preference on how to use them. My opinions about the quality of the said products are based on my personal judgements and the outcome of my usage.

Anyway,have you tried using Del•Sol color changing nail polish? It's pretty cool right? Claire's mood changes depending upon the temperature of the surrounding while Del Sol only changes when subjected to direct sunlight and reverts back to its original color when indoor.. On my picture, I used "Ruby Slipper" del sol color changing nail polish, it's a silver glittery polish. On my design I used silver polish for the base coat then I added del sol for the top coat.. Here are the pictures indoor and when placed under the sun... Which of the 2 do you prefer?
Here's one of the three del sol color changing nail polish which I bought together with a pair of color changing slippers. Watch out for the swatches of the other two del sol polish. I'll post them later... Hope you like them! God Bless you all!

Monday, March 7, 2011

Holiday Jingle

Hi all! It's been a busy week, after my family's summer getaway last Saturday, this coming Wednesday is my loving husband's special day, his birthday!! yay, I want my mani to look special on that day so I picked colors that I really like, it's kleancolor "Holiday Jingle" nail polish. I really like it, I used green np for base coat then I applied holiday jingle for top coat, thanks Tiff for this beautiful nail polish.. This is the first time I tried 3d acrylic mold. I chose flower design with yellow acrylic powder and added pearl beads on the tip.. Hope you like it!
Just wanna share my zip-line pix.. :) I'm so nervous that time! But I tried my best to smile for the camera.. Hehe...☻

Friday, March 4, 2011

AQmore Nail Polish

Hello Dear Readers!
Recently Younique Nails contacted and informed me about their AQmore Nail Polish. They're asking me if I have already used water-based nail polish and offered me to try them for free. I complied because I want to try them... The items arrived here quite fast..

I chose the color seaweed,wasabi and bloom green top coat... GREEN is one of my favorite color... The shade of "seaweed" is exactly my type. I like it very much.
The design I made is also appropriate for St. Patrick's day. Hope you like it! Happy Weekend! God Bless
Pictures from different angles..
Direct sunlight
Included in the package.
1.Uniqueness: With Little Green Flowers

: 8.5cm (Height) x 2cm (Length) x 2cm (Width)

3.Weight: 30 gm
4.Volume: 8 ml
5.Shelf - Life: 1 - 1.5 years
Package also includes a sample test, Aqmore vs. other brand. See the image below for comparison.
Pros: 1. Water-based nail polish doesn't have harmful ingridients that make your nails yellowish.
2. Easy to remove you don't have to use acetone.
3. I like the glossy finish and also it is easy to apply.
4. The odor is almost the same as that of the elmer's glue.
5. The bottle is space saver and cute.

Cons: 1. It's a bit expensive.
2. It chips within 3-5 days.
But I definitely love it..
On a scale of 1-10, I'll give it an 8.

To learn more about this product just visit their website YOUNIQUE NAILS.COM

NOTE: This product was sent to me as a gift. I made this review based on my own ideas and preference on how to use them. My opinions about the quality of the said products are based on my personal judgements and the outcome of my usage.