Monday, December 29, 2014
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Merry Christmas polish fanatics! Here's hoping your stockings were full of plates, polishes and rhinestones. I think for once, I didn't get one polish thing! I'm sure it's because most of our friends and family members are intimidated to buy us anything polish-related for fear that we already have it.
A few months ago I picked up Cuttin' Edge nails polish in White Rose. It's a sheer white full of scattered micro holo glitter.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
I knew that Barielle's Rain in Spain would be a holiday-rrific choice for a mani base this season. We've had some wonderfully warm weather for December in Colorado which I am all for. Of course seeing some snowflakes isn't bad this time of year, I can manage, bit I have that unbeatable sunshine to show off this holo!
Sunday, December 14, 2014
There is just not enough time in December to do all the festive manicures I'd like for the holidays. Between snowflakes, santas and other fun ideas, I have to hurry and bust out as many as possible. To kick-off the holidays I needed some sparkle and argyle.
The red is two coats of Ulta Bombeshell, an awesome red jelly with scattered holo, although it is gritty when dry. I stamped with Sinful Snow Me White and the candy canes from Bunny Nails HD-F.
Monday, December 8, 2014
I had not heard of Venique before receiving a press release. When I saw the holiday samples I was excited to see swatches of the foil and the glitters.
You Kiss 1 Mall Santa. You've Kissed Them All
Selfies with Santa
Being the glitter fan I am, all of these polishes really struck my fancy. You Kiss and Holidays are both two coats with no base or topcoat. You Kiss is a beautiful fuchsia with a silver foil base. It went on smoothly and was a nice formula. I added one coat of Selfies with Santa on top of You Kiss. Awesome glitter bomb!
#HOLIDAYS is a silver scattered holo polish. It dried a bit gritty but nothing a good topcoat couldn't even out.
The polishes range from $7.95 to $8. All great polishes for a festive 2014 winter season.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
What a wonderfully perfect polish for Thanksgiving! This milk chocolate linear holo is something that totally puts me into a trance. Even out of sunlight, the lines dance in the bottle and on my nail. I don't own many Dance Legend polishes.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Aren't thermal polishes the best thing ever? Especially now that Indie creators are adding glitters and shimmer and flakies. I picked up a Lavish Polish colors and threw in Peach Please! because of the great thermal and golden flakies.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
I recently received Barielle's Jetsetter collection. This is their fall/winter release. I can definitely see using a lot of these colors in my holiday manis and nail art.
Kiss Me Kate is a creamy beige/pink - not quite mannequin hands but a nice nude
Rain in Spain - creamy light periwinkle
Gondola Ride - a creamy sage green
Irish Eyes - While this and Gondola Ride look similar, they have enough of a difference than I was able to capture in my photos. This is a a creamy moss green.
Autumn in Seoul - a deep copper shimmer - very pretty and a nice fall hue
Midnight in Paris - creamy midnight blurple
All swatches are two coats and I didn't use a basecoat or topcoat for any of these. Each 5 free polish retails for $8 a piece and can be purchased here.
There was some staining with the darker colors so be sure to use a BC. Overall the creams were smooth and opaque. I think they would be awesome for stamping. For some reason I am just loving Rain in Spain the most. Which color are you being drawn to?