Metallic

NOTD: Christmas Red

Swatch: Barry M - Retro Collection: Lady In Red

Today I am wearing a beautiful cheerful red by Barry M. The color is called Lady In Red and is from their Retro Collection. Lady In Red is a vivid warm red with almost metallic finish. It is perfect for the holiday season. The application is easy and the coverage is great. I was in a hurry and I put ...

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Barry M – Magnetic nail paints (swatches, review)

Swatch: Bary M - Magnetic nail paint: Blue

I’m sure you’ve all heard about magnetic polishes already. You know, polishes with particles that move when you put them near a magnet. And depending on the magnet, we get different patterns on the nails (star, stripes, waves, …) These types of polishes aren’t new to the market. Lancome released one called Le Magnetique years ago and it was a ...

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Catrice Heavy Metallilac

Catrice Heavy Metallilac

I was searching for Catrice Heavy Metallilac for some time and finally snagged it couple of weeks ago. I was curious to see if the nail polish is really as special as everybody claimed … and I wasn’t disappointed. With my stash of purples and violets it’s hard to impress me, but I loved this shade. Main draw with Heavy ...

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Essence: In Style + Crack Me! Silver

Essence: In Style + Crack Me! Silver swatch by Parokeets

Catrice stands are still not available in our capital, so I consoled myself with few new Essence nail polishes. The shade that immediately ought my eye was Essence In Style. It looks like blue-green-purple duochrome in the bottle, but purple pretty much vanished when I applied it onto the nails. But it’s still pretty color. Brush strokes are a little ...

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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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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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