Polishes

Avon Lemon Sugar + stamping

Avon Lemon Sugar nail polish bottle

Avon Lemon Sugar is very pale/pastel yellow nail polish. Application was not overly difficult so I guess it’s not totally typical pastel nail polish. But it did behave in one regard like all pastel nail polishes do … it was *beep* to photograph. Looking at it through my lens, I would pronounce it neon. I used 2 coats and finished ...

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Comparison: Essence Grumpy vs. p2 Gigantic

Essence Grumpy vs. p2 Gigantic comparison

Irena requested a p2 Gigantic (no. 191) and Essence Grumpy comparison. I made super quick comparison to show you the difference between the 2 nail polishes … even-though they’re similar color-wise. If you’re deciding between these two nail polishes, then Essence Grumpy would be my favorite as it has deeper blue color and better coverage. But as Gigantic is not ...

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Bourjois 1 Seconde Gel nail polish swatches

Bourjois 1 Seconde Gel nail polishes

If you watched my Bourjois nail polish collection/swatch video, that you already know that older 1 Seconde nail polishes seriously chipped on me. But cute new 1 Seconde shades and sale convinced me to give them another go. I bought 2 nail polishes and hijacked the third one from a friend. Either Bourjois improved their formula or new 1 Seconde ...

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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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Review and swatches: Essence Snow White trend edition

Essence Snow White trend edition nail polishes

Aaahhhh – my darling Maestra found full Essence Snow White trend edition stand so I have ALL Snow White nail polishes! I was scared that Snow White would be left without one of her dwarfs … or prince charming or evil queen … I wanted this trend edition because of the theme, after all Snow White is one of the ...

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Layering: Catrice Birds Flying High + Essence Glorious Aquarius

Essence Glorious Aquarius

You know how much I “love” huge hexagonal chunky glitter, but Essence Glorious Aquarius topper looked promising color wise so I bought it. I’ve been waiting for the perfect base for it and as soon as I saw Catrice Birds Flying High I knew I had to pair them. Glorious Aquarius has bunch of glitter suspended in clear base. You ...

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Nfu-Oh Neon Nail Polish: 214, 230, 231 and 244

Nfu_Oh_Neon

Seeing all the lovely cheerful colors all around me, reminded me that I still haven’t published my Nfu-Oh Neon Series nail polish swatches. I bought them couple of years ago with bunch of other Nfu-Oh nail polishes in Tallinn. I love Nfu-Oh bottles and polishes hiding inside them. Neon series is just the thing for summer manicures. The only thing ...

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