Glitter

Barry M – Instant Nail Effects (crackle polish)

Swatches: Barry M: Indigo, Red Glitter, Navy

I’m sure most of you already know, what a crackle polish is. For those of you, who don’t know. A crackle polish is a polish that cracks while drying. It’s a cool effect. I like it very much! It’s a bit unpredictable, because you don’t know what “design” the polish will create on your nails. You can manipulate the design ...

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Zoya – Crystal (Flame collection)

Swatch: Zoya - Crystal (Winter 2010 Flame collection)

I loved it the first time I saw it. I knew I have to have it. So here it is, Zoya – Crystal from the Winter 2010 Flame collection. It’s a light blue metallic with gold irregular shaped glitter. The glitter looks like tiny gold flakes. And the best part is, that the glitter is also visible on the nails ...

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China Glaze Atlantis

China Glaze Atlantis swatch

Happy New Year! I hope all your wishes come true … including your cosmetics wish lists. I chose China Glaze Atlantis for my New Year’s Eve manicure  – holographic glitter suspended in green base. I used 3 coats to achieve full coverage. Unfortunately I’m still searching for magic word to make my camera capture the sparkle of this polish, so ...

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Ready for New Year’s Eve

EOTD: Fyrinnae: Lucky Charmed, Everyday Minerals: Sweet Woodruff, I'm keeping your CDs, Make Up Factory: gold eyeliner

Although I’m spending New Year’s Eve at home with my darling and “my” cat, I’ll dress up nicely and I’ll put some make up on. My make up will probably look something like this … Eyes: Fyrinnae – Lucky Charmed Everyday Minerals – Sweet Woodruff and I’m Keeping Your CDs Illamasqua – Precision Ink Abyss Make Up Factory – gold ...

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Review and swatches: OPI Burlesque

OPI Burlesque - Tease-Y Does It duochrome

Maestra kindly allowed me to swatch her OPI Burlesque polishes. Glow Up Already! and Show It & Glow It! are very, very shiny polishes. But my camera apparently decided to protect my eyes from all that light, so I’m afraid you’ll have to imagine all that sparkle coming from them. Surprisingly I loved Glow Up Already! more than Show It ...

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