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Nail Art with Q-tips

Sooooo remember when I did that post about moving? Yeah well, before and after said move, 6 out of 10 of my nails broke off. 6, y’all. And I mourned each lost. I love me some nail polish and took great pride in my long and pointy nails. But all things must come to an end and I’ve been learning how to love my nubs. Especially since I’ve learned how to make them all fancy using Q-tips Precision Tips.

Yeah noooo. My obsession with these Q-tips have yet to cease. But thanks for asking. If you are a no frills kind of gal when it comes to nail art, you’ll love this look. It’s simple, don’t require a Ph.D. and it takes very little time to do.

If you’ve got some nail jewels layin’ around and want to fancy up a bit using ‘em, Q-tips can help.

I’ve always struggled with applying these little jewels. Tweezers do a great job at picking them up but then I struggle with placing them on the nails. Orange wood sticks work OK but it takes forever getting the jewels to stick to them. Q-tips Precision Tips, however? They work wonderfully…

Simply wet the Q-tip with just a bit of water…

Pick up your jewel…

And slowly apply it to desired location.

The Q-tip leaves behind your jewel without any lint. Pretty cool, uh?

This is a sponsored post. Q-tips® product was  provided by Unilever, the makers of Q-tips®; my tips and usage suggestions are my own.

 

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  • http://na Shamara

    I love pointy q-tips. I’ve been hooked on them ever since i found a youtube vid on an easy french tip. So many great uses.

  • http://na Shamara

    What’s the first thing you’d buy if you won this gift card?- Would probably be the Urban decay Naked2 palette. But I need more eyeshadow like a new hole in my head so probably a nude lip colour or mascara. Yeah, they would be at the top of my list.

  • http://livelifeasuch.blogspot.com Mora

    The first thing I would buy is the Ciate Caviar Manicure! lol =) gluck to meeee lol

    thanks for the giveaway Mrs. Clumps! oxox

  • Ashley

    more UD all nighter spray!

  • Carolyn N.

    I’d probably spend it on some skin care product!

  • Lunachique

    I would buy some base and top coat as I have neither. I would also get some Josie Maran Argan oil for my hair.

  • http://www.mybeautyscraps.blogspot.com beautyscraps

    I would buy the items sitting in my sephora.com shopping cart purgatory. I must save those pretty polishes and give them a good home :) There are quite a few nails inc polishes on clearance right now that I am finding hard to resist!

  • http://thelacqueredlady.blogspot.com The Lacquered Lady

    I am terrible at nail art, but this I could do!

  • http://thelacqueredlady.blogspot.com The Lacquered Lady

    Also, if I won, I would pick up Naked2 – been lusting after it!

  • ashley

    nice giveaway….i’d like to win so I could pick up my first illamasqua lippie

  • http://polishmebeauty.blogspot.com Keyla

    OMG! naked2! XD

  • http://realmofphantasia.wordpress.com Amy

    I love the turquoise gems with the yellow polish!

  • http://www.facebook.com/ktrig Kristin T

    The first thing I would buy would either be a bright lip color because most of mine are simple and natural and I need something fun or possibly a palette!

  • Icy

    Gotta give it a try.

  • http://myblahbusylife.blogspot.com Mia

    The first thing you’d buy if you won this gift card is Make Up For Ever foundation.

  • http://www.dianecristi.blogspot.com Diane Cristi

    The Naked 2!

  • F_Mlicious

    As a naturalista, I will use the giftcard to buy hair accessories, makeup, and jewelry…I think this will bring out my inner diva :)

  • Alison

    Hmmm… a tough question, but I think I’d pick up the new Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment in Coral… it’s the only one I don’t have!

  • http://www.beautylitfromwithin.blogspot.com Nidia Doherty

    Well, nailpolish! probably a nails, inc, since I don’t have any of those yet.

  • http://holographicheather.blogspot.com Heather

    If I won I would definitely hit up Urban Decay’s stuff first. Love their Pocket Rocket Lip Glosses.

  • http://hurrafordeg.blogspot.com Priscilla P

    I would buy bare minerals foundation to wear for summer :)

  • C Williams

    I would buy makeup.

  • http://www.oliviafrescura.com Olivia

    That is such a great idea! I’m definitely going to try it! The first thing I’d get with a gift card is a YSL lipstick or the glossy balm stain- I’ve always wanted to try YSL but the price always turns me away!

  • *°•ƸӜƷ Louis ƸӜƷ•°*

    I love the Sephora nail polish (my favorite shade is Catwalk Icon)

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    Louis
    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  • danielle

    gotta love them q-tips

  • danielle

    oh also i would buy OPI

  • Priya

    I’ve been dying to buy the Makeup Forever HD foundation and this would be perfect to cover that and treat myself!!! Thanks for this opportunity :)

  • http://quietstormbeauty.com Alia

    What’s the first thing I’d buy? You know what? I’ve been sleeping on Sephora brand products, so I’d clean up in that area. They have everything you need to do a full face, so I’d try as much as I could starting with foundation.

  • Tai

    The VERY first thing I would buy is a replacement Clarisonic Mia deep cleansing brush!

  • Enjoli

    Thanks for the tip! I have to try this. Did you apply top coat over the gems after you added them? Thanks!

    • Brittany

      I like to apply the jewels carefully on wet nail polish.

  • Enjoli

    (this goes with the first post. Sent it by accident before I finished) If I won a gift card, I think I would get a pedicure set. I am so in need of a pedi but I prefer to do it myself.

  • Lavendar

    The first thing I would buy is the Sephora brand Crystal Gloss in Tangerine, and I’d find a few more colors. I love that gloss!

  • http://sagaofafatshionista.blogspot.com/ Shade’

    I love to use q-tips for cleaning up my nail polish. If I won I would finally by Makeup forever HD foundation.

  • Johanna

    I would buy a ysl eye palette I’ve been eyeing :)

  • http://amberlikes.blogspot.com Amber Joy

    The 1st thing I’d buy would probably be some sort of coral blush. I’m missing a good one in my collection right now.

  • Kathy H.

    The first thing would probably be a foundation, I keep going back and forth on shelling out the cash on a a more expensive foundation.

  • Janda

    YES! Q-Tips are awesome!!! :)

  • tiffany

    i love sephora!

  • tiffany

    i would buy a new eyeshadow palette

  • Dimitrea

    I would use the card to purchase my favorite skincare product: Dr. Dennis Gross Extra Strength Alpha Beta Peel. I love this peel!

  • SadeNioka

    I would purchase Makeup Forever HD Foundation!!

  • Mikki

    I would buy some more lipgloss

  • Katherine D

    fiberwig mascara

  • Monzi

    I’d buy some basics I’ve been needing like a good primer, powder and setting spray

  • Joanna

    Naked Palette

  • Anjali

    haha too many options to choose from – but I think I’d go for the UD naked palette :)

  • Nancy

    Lip glosses :)

  • Nausheen

    if I won the gift card, the first thing I would buy would be the new Clinique Color in Bloom set or a bottle Pink Sugar perfume

  • http://Ifcurvescouldtalk.com Stefanie (IFCURVESCOULDTALK)

    I honestly would purchase the naked 2 palette Ive been wanting it BADLY!!

  • http://aliceinnappyland.blogspot.com Alice

    New concealer! I’ve had my eye on the balm’s time bomb (if I can ever find it in stores because their shade selection is lacking) and cover FX’s Camouflage Concealer.

    Alice

  • Victoria

    Well, I had a small issue with the Rafflecopter because I couldn’t seem to type an answer to the question in it…so I’ll just leave my comment here. :) If I won the $50, I’d purchase the new(er) Too Faced mascara.

  • Lisa

    The first thing I would do is buy something for you, since you made it possible to acquire said card. Then probably blow it all on skin care products.

  • Lisa G

    I would buy some Illamasqua nail polish that I have been lusting over…I have been on a Huge nail polish kick lately. What I really need is better storage for all of my lovely polishes.

  • Calli

    I would buy some butter london polish, I’ve never tried it because of the price!

  • M.J. Moore

    First thing? My head would be spinning with all the possibilities! I really want some new eye shadow, though. And some Caudalie skin care.

  • Deja

    Buy some pricey polish of course!

  • Jo

    Urban Decay Naked Palette or a fragrance by Fresh!

  • Rachael

    I want to say I would buy Nails Inc Baker Street but it would be hard to decide between that and Juicy Couture’s Just Juicy!

  • Sophie

    The first thing I’d buy would be Boscia Super Cool De-Puffing Eye Balm. It’s been on my mental wish list for ages! And THANKS for the Giveaway!

  • Marian

    I would buy some product from Nars, probably a blush or tinted moisturizer.

  • Joseph G.

    I would buy a pedicure set :). And buy my mom a nice bath set :).

  • http://boobooville.blogspot.com/ Kate

    Me!!! I NEED a Sephora trip! And, I never thought of using the q-tip for nail art! Ooo!

    • http://boobooville.blogspot.com/ Kate

      Oh, and I would buy soe neck cream. Sad, but true. My neck needs firming.

  • Tam

    I would use my gift card toward purchasing Kate Somerville Exfolikate in a full size. Love that stuff.

  • http://www.creativelyyoursbyro.com Ro

    I’d probably go buy the dark spot corrector from Peter Thomas Roth, I’m sort of obsessed with that line.

  • Tracy

    I would buy UD Naked 2 Palette. Love neutral eyes!!

  • http://www.revealingbeaute.com RevealingBeaute

    Love the yellow and blue combo. I used to be a fan of blinging Tshirts and would always have a hard time picking up the gems. I’ll be using Qtips from now on.

    I would put it towards purchasing a Clarisonic

  • Jaleesa P.

    I would buy the Pantone palette and some Makeup Forever goodies.

  • http://www.fullfigurednews.com Je Tuan Lavyonne

    The first thing I would by are some urban decay shadows. I’m in need!

  • Valerie James

    I’m not sure I would be able to decide which one, but definitely one of the Kat Von D eyeshadow palettes.

  • Allyson

    I love doing my manicures. I haven’t had a problem using DIY tools around the house to make designs.

  • Allyson

    Oh yeah if I won, I’d overdose on buying nail polish at sephora. along with some urban decay

  • http://n/a Blair

    simple and cute

  • http://sweetcocoahearts.tumblr.com/ Nyesha B.

    If I win the $50 gift card I would gift my wonderful mom to some Dior show mascara she loves it. Thanks for allowing me to enter.

  • Miranda

    I would pick up a BB Cream first!!

  • http://twitter.com/HAAZ3L Hazel

    would def buy moisturizer, perfume, or a makeup palette!

  • http://glam-morena.com Rai

    The first thing I would buy with the gift card is a NARS blush.

  • Maddie

    I’ll have to try this, nail art is kinda my thing!

  • Maddie

    The first thing I would do is buy myself some new Tarte stuff! I’ve fallen in love with all things Tarte.

  • Clara N.

    I would buy some Urban Decay products :D

  • Harshleen

    The first thing I would buy is Nars radiant tinted moisturizer!

  • Allix

    I would buy MASCARA ;D and lip stick!

  • Shan

    I love the nails B. I must give that a try. I’m still playing with Konad designs. Must add jewels to my looks.

  • Kristi

    Love Sephora! Goot Luck everyone!

  • Heather

    I would buy the Lorac Unzipped palette. It’s been on my “list” for the longest time.

  • Megan

    If I win a gift card, I will buy my bestie the Lorac mascara you reviewed recently. She has the worst time finding a good mascara!

  • http://cosmocraze.blogspot.com/ Heather

    I would buy the Naked 2 palette because I have an absolute ton of neutral palettes and shadows but I would absolutly love some cool toned shades.

  • samantha m

    would buy Nails inc items

  • Jessie C.

    NARS blushes.

  • http://www.citygirlgoesdigital.com Keisha Reed

    I would buy brushes!

  • Annie

    I’d probably get the Naked pallet because I’ve never bought anything (that’s right, nothing) from Sephora and i’ve heard a lot of people rave about it.

  • Elizabeth Hager

    I would buy more makeup or skincare

  • NiCole

    If I were to win the Sephora gift card I would make a beeline for the mascaras!

  • Suzanna

    I’m saving up to buy a Clarasonic brush cleanser, my piggy bank is almost full :)

  • Alexandra

    I have always used q-tips for doing my nails! I like dipping them in nail polish remover and cleaning up the cuticles after I paint my nails! :) Thanks for doing the giveaway Brittany! I would buy some pretty summer eyeshadow and of course a snazzy mascara!

  • T.R.

    First thing I would buy would be the UD Naked 2 Palette.

  • Laura Milan

    I would buy Illamasqua nail polish in “Load”! I’ve been wanting it for forever.

  • aileen

    I would probably buy the tarte lights camera lashes mascara…i love that thing =)

  • Dee

    I would buy a new bare minerals foundation :)

  • http://southerngorgeous.blogspot.com Southern Gorgeous

    I love your Q-tip posts!!! They are such a common household item, so it’s great to see other uses I can incorporate them into! Thanks for the chance to win! If I won I would have to check off a NARS item off my list! My friends got me addicted to the brand, and as a housewife, they are hard for me to just go and buy a $30 blush but man I love them!!

  • TraciB

    That’s a GREAT tip B! Thanks.

    • TraciB

      BTW.. I would look for another foundation if I won the gift card.

  • Daintynymph

    I’d probably get some fancy eyeliners. I’ve got a Stila liquid pen eyeliner and I LOVE it, but am way too cheap to buy more on my own.

  • Lisa Brown

    I would buy the Naked Palette.

  • Aisha L

    The 1st thing I’d buy is The New Black Typography 4-Piece Nail Polish Set!! Looks like fun!

  • http://www.nesheaholic.com LaNeshe

    If I win, I’ll definitely be trying out some eye shadow primer!

  • Darlene

    I like pointy qtips but have a hard time finding them sometimes.

    • Darlene

      Adding to my post to say if I won the gift card I would use it towards the purchase of a Clairsonic Mia.

  • Shannon

    I would buy either Nars blushes, especially exhibit a or something from Illamsqua. I haven’t tried any of their products yet, but I have been hearing raves about how pigmented their shadows and blushes are!!

  • Jennifer Ryder

    I would buy Supergoop sunscreen. We never seem to have enough around my house, and we all use different SPFs.
    jryder416 at yahoo dot com

  • Christina

    I’d get some better brushes! My cheapie ones are not doing me much good.

  • marta

    Great giveaway :-)
    First thing will be some make up forever makeup.

  • Jill

    guerlain meteorites! i’ve been dying to try them, but can’t justify the price. oh and i need a new fairydrops mascara!

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  • Nan

    I’d stock up (well, buy one jar, hah!) on moisturizer!

  • ktsmurf

    the first thing I’d buy would be a nice new coral lip stain. then some new eyeshadow or nailpolish.

  • S Carter

    There is a stila eyeliner that I have been coveting. Plus any pretty polish I can find, Im a junkie!

  • Constance

    Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Cream in White Russian

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  • Mariam

    I’m going for a new cleanser for the summertime.

  • http://www.janambm.tumblr.com Jana

    I’ve never tried snazzy nail art like this because I feel like I’m just too clumsy, but this looks easy enough! Might have to try it out :)

  • Jaime James

    What’s the first thing you’d buy if you won this gift card? – Concealer!!

  • http://tiigerlilybeauty.blogspot.com Sammee

    The first thing I would buy would probably be some new NYX stuff (can never have too much!) or one of the many Too Faced palettes I’ve been eying.

  • Josefina Silva

    Nail polish! I don’t wear much make-up and always walk-in and look at their polishes then walk out cuz I can’t bring myself to pay their price tag for some of them!

  • http://www.themisspretty.com MissPretty

    if i won i would buy some makeup forever concealer :0)

  • Sejal

    i’d buy a new foundation :]

  • Twana

    Q-tips are a staple in my house! Makeup…nails…u name it!

    • Twana

      If I won the gift card I would use it toward a fragrance purchase of J’adore….my favorite!

  • Samantha

    I love pointed qtips to make a nice clean line on the outer corner of my shadow

  • http://memoirsofthechic.com Jaida

    I would probably try some Urban Decay or NARS products from Sephora because I’ve been wanting to try them for the longest! And more stuff from The Body Shop! :)

  • http://vintagebeauty.org Liz

    My first purchase would be the new Hourglass foundation for oily skin. Either that or one of their eye shadow duos. So pretty!

  • Aliyah

    I would either get some nail polish or hair products. I have too much makeup for someone who doesn’t wear more than bronzer most days.

  • http://www.brooklynactivemama.com Schnelle

    I’d buy tinted moisturizer!

  • Kristy Babcock

    A good summer foundation! I’d go in and ask about what works well for oily skin that wont slide right off my face in the summer. Thank you.

  • Adell

    The first thing I’d buy would likely be a new face cream w/spf & lipgloss

  • Melissa Panchoo

    ALL OF THE LIP BALM!!!!

  • Ann

    I’d buy a SL lipstick! or just about anything, sigh…

    • Ann

      YSL – because I’m a terrible typer!

  • April

    Hi Brittany, I found your blog through Phyrra’s blog. I’m in (West) Central FL too. I don’t blog but I love to read beauty blogs! Love the idea of the Qtips, sounds easier than trying with tweezers or something. I’ll have to look for pointy Qtips at Ulta, Sally’s, or Sephora!

  • April

    Oops, pls delete my previous comment. I meant to add what the 1st thing would be that I’d buy from Sephora if I won! I think some yummy philosophy Caribbean shower gel. Or NARS makeup.

    Anyway, hi Brittany! I found your blog through Phyrra’s blog. I’m in (West) Central FL too. I don’t blog but I love to read beauty blogs! Love the idea of the Qtips, sounds easier than trying with tweezers or something.

  • Patreace Miller

    The first thing I would buy with the gift card is some new eye liner pencils. I love to have bright eye liners, its the best when Im in a rush!!!

  • http://faithwordsandwhimsy.wordpress.com Faith

    The first thing I would do with my Sephora gift card is buy some lip products. I always want to try lip colors but I’m hesitant that I’ll buy and won’t like it on me. With a gift card I can try a few and see what ones I like.

  • Lemony Licks

    I actually just use a toothpick, those with a flat-tipped head. They are great for separating the stones too, if you pour them onto a surface.

  • Desiree

    I would probably buy some TFSI and maybe something from Tokidoki. I’ve always wanted to try them!

  • Jessica

    I would buy the Naked palette! The first one, not the second one :)

  • Nicole

    Too many choices, prob a Tarte or B.E. set

  • Kristi

    Either Peter Thomas 10% Glycolic Acid Hydrating Gel or REN Pore Minimising Detox Mask & an Illamasqua blush in Hussy.

  • Suzy

    I’d buy anything my little heart desires.

  • http://liquidstar.org/ Melody

    I absolutely love the Q-tips precision tips for all sorts of nail-related details. The pointy tip is so perfect for getting in close to clean up polish!

  • Susan Gosman

    Perfume! Summer is here and I am in the mood for a new fragrance.

  • laura

    what a fabulous idea! thank you for sharing this tip!!

  • Ayamae

    I’d get some things for my Dad, he forgot the 3oz rule for getting through airport security and ran into misfortune. Or at least his items did.

  • AJ

    That Lancome Teint Idole foundation!!! and some Sephora lip gloss!!

  • MathProf

    I’d get some summer hair stuff with SPF. I have demi-permanent color (minimal lift, mostly just color) over my grey and want to keep it from turning brassy as long as I can!!

    (Thank you for the chance to win a Sephora gift card!!)

  • Krystle

    Will definitely be trying this!

  • lesleyk

    Tarina Tarantino Neapolitan Lane blush and some Illamasqua polishes

  • Kori

    I would buy some of the MUFE HD foundation b/c that stuff is amazing! :)

  • T

    The Pretty Committee kit from Benefit!! <3 or… NARS Sin blush.

  • Anna

    I am in 7th grade and next year, 8th grade, I will start wearing makeup for the first time! The first thing I would buy from Sephora would probably be a great mascara (I would research a ton to find the best one I can get!) and some light gold eyeshadow (: It’d be amazing to win!

  • Aivrie

    I’d buy some more Urban Decay liners, probably. :3

  • Lisa

    I would buy a few more Tarte LipSurgence sticks! I love them and use them all the time lately.

  • Danie

    I’m am dyyying to have Too Faced’s Better Than False Lashes set! Dying. Yes.

  • Deanna G.

    Perfume! :)

  • Ollie

    If I won the gift card I would buy the boscia black mask that looks like rubber and peels like a bandage on the face, I have oily skin full of stubborn blackheads :x

    <3

  • Kim D.

    I would get the Clarisonic Mia. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  • Audrey H.

    I think Id buy a couple of Tarte Amazonian blushes, they look so pretty. Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  • Rachelle Lyn

    I’d purchase some new skincare items since I’m in the market for something new.

  • Angie

    I’d buy some new Stila lipgloss…it’s my favorite!

  • JanT.

    I would buy a huge vat of Philosphy’s cleaner!

  • Justine

    I’d put it towards ExfoliKate, one of my skincare staples.

  • mary clay

    since i just cleaned out all my old makeup, i need eye shadow! i’m thinking about UD naked pallette 2.

  • Karen H

    Used these for a while and loved them. Need to get more, would work great with my Konad kit. Thanks for the reminder,

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  • Mayuri Karela

    i would buy some lorac as its not available in UK :)

  • Amy

    I would buy tarte’s amazonian clay foundation, I’m in need of foundation right now and I’ve heard good things about this one!

  • Emilee

    The first thing I’d buy with a sephora gift card is… probably more nail polish! Or stock up on clinique… or some new make up brushes. I have a bit of a make up problem lol.

  • Kathy

    This is such a neat trick!

  • Kathy

    I would go out and buy myself the NAKED2 palette!

  • http://makeupscience.blogspot.com/ Xero

    You know, I don’t know. I’d probably go for a blush, like Tarte Exposed or theBalm Frat Boy, then tell myself I don’t need any more blush, and then I’d look for a coral lipstick but not know where to start. I guess I’d have to do a lot of research to make the most of my money, since I’ve neve actually bought anything from Sephora and I’m not familiar with expensive brands.

  • http://xoyesenia.blogspot.com/ Yesenia G

    The first thing I would buy with the giftcard would a YSL lipstick. :) I want to splurge & get one for my lipstick collection.

  • Marianne Mojica

    If I won a giftcard, I would purchase Caldalie radiance serum. The biggest bottle of it possible!

  • Mamavalveeta03

    This is tough: Probably one of the new gift makeup sets by Josie Maran or else the newest Chloe fragrance (the one that is green). Love both of them!

  • Libby

    The first thing I’d buy if I won would be some more Caudalie skincare, namely their new vinosource s.o.s serum!

  • Raven

    If I won a gift card the first thing I’d buy would be the TokyoMilk Dark perfume in Tainted Love. I’ve been dying to pick one of those up!

  • drew

    the naked palette

  • Lisa V.

    I would buy skincare items for my mother since her birthday is coming up and she loves trying out new skincare products. I usually don’t have enough to splurge on expensive gifts for her, but this would be perfect!

  • Londie

    The first thing I would buy would be a Nars blush or a MUF eyeshadow palette :)

    • Londie

      *MUFE eyeshadow palette…sorry :)

  • Abby

    I would buy, no question, The Black Knight by Butter London. I have been pining for this polish for months and months but can never bring myself to pay $14 for it. I love it.

  • Maggie

    This is tough. I would probably grab a UD Naked 1 or 2 palette for a good friend of mine who has been wanting one. And of course, add some skincare products to the cart as well. =)

  • http://heelfanmemphis.tumblr.com Genevieve

    I’d spend it on shine-control products.

  • Melisa Edwards

    I would buy a Nars blush

  • http://www.bossgirls.org moniquehasana

    Hello,

    I ADORE the turquoise gems with the yellow polish

    Thanks for this giveaway

  • Josie

    I would get the Shiseido urban protection sunscreen :)

  • Emily

    I really want the Smashbox Shades of Fame Palette.

  • Melisa W.

    I would buy a clarisonic mia since i’ve been wanting one for ages.

  • http://lipglossandspandex.com Marilyn @ Lipgloss and Spandex

    The first thing I would buy is the Love Sweet Love perfume :)

  • Charlotte

    Yay for Q-tips! Simple is always best. If you pull the fluff off they do great dots too. Use the pointy end, dip in two contrasting colors of acrylic craft paint and you can make gorgeous petals and leaves for flowers, swirl in a circle and you have a rose. Let dry and put on some top coat.

    Definitely the Naked palette.

  • Wendy A.

    MUFE aqua cream in #20 (blue) and an Edward Bess lipgloss because I hear they are amazing but I can’t deal with the 30 dlls pricetag I also have been dying for Ellis Faas Milky eyes but again just looking at the pricetag hurts-a lot!
    Have a nice day ladies!

  • Melissa R

    I would probably buy a new palette not sure which one because I want so many but I would have a blast finding one!

  • Vi

    I would buy the Naked 1 palette because I’ve recently lost it and it feels like a part of me died :(

  • Anne

    I would get some Tarte products. There is a set with clutch on Sephora right now for less than $50!

  • Aud W

    I’d buy the Naked 2 palette! I thought for sure I didn’t need it, cause I love my Naked palette…but I went to Sephora and tested it…and had trouble walking away…so nice!

  • Genny

    If I won a Sephora gift card, I would be like a kid in a candy store! It’s very warm here today and I’m thinking of sultry summer nights. I definitely need some bronzer. I’m interested in trying the one from Too Faced. I would also love to get the Pacifica Tahitian Gardenia rollerball perfume. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Chanelle (C.M.)

    I would try out nails inc!

  • Ciambella

    The first thing I’d buy if I won a card is the new Illamasqua blushes from the Naked Strangers collection! They look like the perfect nudes for me!

  • Irina

    I would get a new Dior lipstick!

  • http://livingwhileloving.blogspot.com Janelle Monique

    Illamasqua Baptiste nail polish! I’ve wanted it forever!

  • Heather C.

    This first thing I would buy would have to be some new mascara, but which one is the real question!

  • suzanne

    I would get some new frangances, all the ones ive had are discontinued!

  • http://beautyproductreview.tumblr.com Cristina

    Fabulous Idea! Love it! The Q-tips make it so easy to apply nail art!
    If I won the giveaway I would buy some skincare products I’ve had my eye on for quite some time!

  • Stephanie

    I’d finally buy a nice big Sephora train case to store my growing makeup collection.

  • Tammy

    The first thing I would buy is some philosophy shower gels :-)

  • Hannah S

    I would definitely purchase the Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette!

  • http://Www.Ceece.net Ceece

    I’d buy my husband the expensive shave stuff he likes there but won’t spend money on and ship it to him! He’s currently deployed to Afghanistan.

  • DP

    I’d purchase a decent concealer! My heredity dark circles eat up everything I’ve tried.

  • April

    I would have to get either the TARINA TARANTINO Dollskin Cheek Palette or the Laura Mercier Laura’s Secrets Volume 4 The Illuminated Golden Glow…tough choices! :))

  • Cindy

    I would buy the new Lancome foundation that I’ve been wanting for a while now! >.<

  • SusieL

    I’d buy the Buxom mascara I’ve been using – I love it but otherwise I’d replace it with something from the drugstore. After that, who knows!

  • http://www.glamazini.com glamazini

    You would think the Q tip could leave behind fuzz in the polish but I see you got that covered by wetting it. Smart! Thanks for sharing since I suck at nail art.

    • http://www.glamazini.com glamazini

      Oh I’m back … 1st thing I’d buy would probably be some Bliss product from Sephora :)

  • Vanessa

    If I wont this gift card, I’d go ahead and buy the Urban Decay Naked Palette. Been wanting to splurge on it, but haven’t made the plunge yet. I don’t know why, but if I won, I’d definitely buy it! :) Plus it’s my birthday this month so that would be nice to be able to buy myself a little present hehe!

  • JoAnn

    The first thing I’d buy would be the Naked 2 Palette (:

  • Karen

    I would probably buy the Naked 2 Palette

  • Tracy

    I would buy something amazing to wow everyone at the upcoming wedding I am attending. I have been in mourning of my son and my mother who passed away a year from each other. My son was only 15 days old and my mother was my best friend. People have not seen me out in this type of setting in a long time so I wanna show everyone that I am finally starting to get myself back together and what a way to do that then by showing them that I can still look amazing even when it has been sometime since I have been seen as such.

  • Jennifer

    Tarte Amazonian blush!

  • Ann C

    I want to get some of the new gelshine nail polishes! I already have the light and I love doing it myself. I also want to try out there gel removal system. It looks easier than the foil method I currently use.

  • MelodyJ

    I would get Carol’s Daughter Almond Cookie Scrub.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

  • http://mommakeupmin.blogspot.com/ Virginia

    I would buy an urban decay 24/7 liner. I’ve heard they’re amazing!

  • http://appreciatethefireflies.blogspot.com Amanda

    I’d by some Illamasqua polish and makeup!

  • CrissyK

    The first thing I would buy is some skincare from the brand Caudalie, I’m pregnant and my skin is totally going crazy with acne, clogged pores and discoloration.

  • Emily K.

    I’ve never thought about doing that! Love that nail polish color, btw. I need a new mascara, so that would probably be the first thing I get

  • http://www.beautybycatblog.com/ Catherine

    If I win this gift card, I’m getting the Naked 2 palette! Oh BTW Super cute nail art!

  • http://www.twitter.com/devonnajamie_ devonna

    I would get some of the new Nails Inc. products and some Betsey Johnson.

  • http://melon-mousse@tumblr.com Melanie

    I’d get the Naked palette!

  • Sarah W

    The first thing I would buy is a few tubes of my favorite lipstick from Bite.

  • hh

    OPI Just Spotted the Lizard polish and Too Faced Better Than False Lashes mascara!

  • Stephanie

    What a great Idea! Definitely giving it a try!

  • Stephanie

    What’s the first thing you’d buy if you won this gift card?

    Naked 2 pallet!!!

  • maguire

    thanks for having this giveaway! :)

  • maguire

    i would probably get a nice foundation, like mufe hd!

  • Sarah

    I will use it to buy some of the Benefit sets or a new Buxom blush!

  • Sarah

    I want to get the Stila In The Light Palette. It looks good for daily use.

  • http://www.twitter.com/hautePJones HautePJ

    If I won the Sephora gift card, I would pick up some of the new Clinique Chubby Lip Pencil or wait until the new Benefit lipglosses are available!

  • Crystal C

    I’d love to try caviar nails, but they’re so expensive. That would probably be the first thing that I buy.

  • Titi

    I would buy the blush duo from the sephora and pantone universe collabo.

  • http://www.coutureforcurves.com Ais

    Your nails aren’t all that short, mine don’t even reach the end of my fingers. I wish I had the patience to paint them and make them look pretty, but I always break them when they are long and bite them when I’m nervous.

    Anyway, they look great!

  • Kirsten

    The first thing I would buy would be a new Jack Black lip balm because I can never have enough.

  • Alyson

    I would buy some OPI Trend Tips. Im dying to try those!

  • Stephanie C
  • jeccica simpson

    I would purchase some self tanning products for the summer, I love Sephora!!

  • http://www.phyrra.net Phyrra

    So awesome! I MUST find the pointy q-tips!

  • http://www.phyrra.net Phyrra

    Oh! the first thing I’d buy would be Illamasqua Skin Base in 1 for mixing.

  • http://www.beautifulathlete.com Tina

    The first thing I would buy is the fragrance Shower Fresh Clean. I love smelling summer fresh

  • http://www.sincerelystephanienails.com Stephanie

    I would buy some new nail polish!!

  • http://www.missmerlinyc.com Merli Estime

    I would first purchase some lancome mascara

  • Brooke

    I would buy the Pacifica Blood Orange set and a few bright summery polishes!!

  • http://beautymustsformoms.blogspot.com/ Deirdre

    I am in need of some new under-eye concealer. Hey, with a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old, sleep is limited in this house! XO

  • http://aff0rdablebeauty.blogspot.com Michelle Chan

    Thanks for sharing this! I love putting jewels on my nails, but they come off so easily, even after 2 coats of topcoat! But thanks for the tip :)

  • http://aff0rdablebeauty.blogspot.com Michelle Chan

    The first thing I would buy is a new pink Sephora makeup train case! I really, really need one to keep my makeup organized and in one place. Plus, it’s on sale for $59!!!

  • http://threeboysandanoldlady.blogspot.com Tomi

    The FIRST thing I’d buy is LIP GLOSS and although I haven’t narrowed it down to which yet, I am so hoping to win and spend a day just glossing it up. *-*

  • Patricia

    I would buy my mom a perfume, she loves perfumes & collect the bottles :)

  • Kandice

    The first thing I would buy is the Naked2 Palette from Urban Decay. I’ve been wanting it for awhile but havent had the funds to splurge!

  • Charity S

    I would buy some great mascara!

  • Sally Lewis

    I would buy Make Up! Can’t say what, but I sure would have fun shopping for free!!! They have so many products I want to try.

  • Toby

    Tarte Exposed — I’m in need of a good nude blush!

  • http://saramiller04.blogspot.com Sara

    I would purchase nail polish! I am so addicted to nail polish and Sephora has a GREAT selection!

  • http://kristinmcauliffe.blogspot.com Kristin Miller

    I would buy anything Bare Minerals! I love their entire line.