Review and swatches: Essence Nails In Style TE

Essence Nails In Style TE review by Parokeets

Essence Nails In Style TE is here and it’s finally time to play with nail foils. Let’s take a look a what Essence has to say about Nails In Style collection: when the summer reaches its height in July, it’s also time to get your finger and toe nails in top shape! because what could be better than creating the ...

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Essence: Out Of My Mind + Crack Me! White

Essence: Out Of My Mind bottle

We asked you on our Facebook page which one of the new Essence or Catrice polishes would you like to see first … if we bought it, we’ll swatch it. We only received one specific answer, so Essence Out Of My Mind swatch is dedicated to Simona. Out Of My Mind was one of the first polishes that caught my ...

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NOTD: Zoya – Ki


Sometimes you have to work really hard to capture the essence of the polish. One of the more demanding ones was Zoya – Ki. This is duochrome shade, that hides in its depths green and violet color. You don’t see them at the same time but they’re both there. Shade contains tiny but visible shimmer. I used 3 layers on ...

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Review and swatches: China Glaze Anchors Away

China Glaze Anchors Away collection

After not so exciting winter collections, I was really glad to see interesting limited editions for spring. China Glaze’s sailor collection called Anchors Away is gorgeous. It was hard to resist all those beauties, but in the end I chose First Mate, White Cap and Sea Spray while Maestra picked up Ahoy! and Starboard. I knew Sea Spray would be ...

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Her majesty – Zoya Valerie (Flame collection)

Zoya Valerie (Flame collection) parokeets

Zoya Valerie has been on my WL for a while now and it is finally mine! I’m sorry to say that I was unable to capture all the beauty of this shade. And on top of that I was late for a party so my application is not very neat. Take a look at this majestic polish in the bottle. ...

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Color Club: With Abandon and Wild and Willing

Color Club: With Abandon, Wild and Willing

Color Club‘s With Abandon is a very nice nail polish. It has a bit sheer black base and gold irregular shaped shimmer. As mentioned it’s a bit sheer. I only needed two coats for full opacity, but if you have longer nails, you’ll probably need three coats. You’ll also need a shiny top coat, because it dries a bit dull. ...

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