Alessandro

Comparison: Barry M Dusky Mauve vs. Alessandro Hypnotic

Comparison: Barry M Dusky Mauve vs. Alessandro Hypnotic bottle

Few of our readers wondered how alike are Barry M Dusky Mauve and Alessandro Hypnotic polishes. Since I do not own Dusky Mauve shade, I borrowed it from Maestra. Let’s take a look at bottles first. At first glance we’re looking at two completely different shades. But the difference gets a lot smaller after we apply the polishes. I used ...

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Alessandro – Hypnotic

Alessandro - Hypnotic bottle

For a few days now I’ve been admiring my manicure. Nothing strange for me if not for the fact that I’m talking about Alessandro Hypnotic shade which is supposedly dupe for Chanel Paradoxal … shade that didn’t really appeal to me (if I judge by the swatches). Alessandro presented us this fall LE that consists of only one shade – ...

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Alessandro Go Magic! – Royal Crash

Alessandro Go Magic! - Royal Crash by Parokeets

Maestra found Alessandro Go Magic! – Royal Crash set on one of her journeys and she kindly picked up one for me. My set consists of: Crash Base (gold), Crash Coat (black crack polish) and Top Coat. First I applied two coats of Gold Base polish. It was easy to apply and it dried pretty quickly. Golden color + foil ...

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Alessandro Go Magic! Twist – Wild Purple

Alessandro Go Magic! Twist - Wild Purple + magnet

Maestra already showed you quick swatches of Alessandro Go Magic! Twist collection of magnetic nail polishes. She also kindly picked up for me Wild Purple shade. I was quite impressed after I used this polish for the first time. Alessandro managed to make the polish I wouldn’t really liked … if I was judging by the description. It’s hard to ...

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Halloween manicure: Spider On Your Nail

Halloween 2010: Spider On Your Nail manicure by Maestra

I know I’m a bit late with my Halloween design. What can I say? Time flies. I can’t believe it’s almost Halloween and after Halloween it’ll be Christmas in no time. OK, we’re not there yet. Let’s enjoy Halloween first. Yesterday I created a design that I like very much. Spider webs and spider. I admit I’m terribly afraid of ...

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Test: Do the kitchen magnets work with magnetic polishes?

Swatch: Magnetic polishes do work with kitchen magnets!

The answer is: Of course they do! Why wouldn’t they? A magnet is a magnet. Only the patterns are different depending on the magnet you use. Some of them don’t create anything appealing and some are great. Just try them. Shake your bottle of a magnetic polish (polish that contains particles that are attracted by a magnet) and then hold ...

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