Saturday Summary!

Hey guys and gals and happy weekend!
It's been quiet around here this week. Seems nail polish dramas and news comes all at once sometimes but I like the peacefulness this week has brought...let's see what's new:

  • Have you seen this $250K nail polish?!?! Scrangie's got the scoop on this black diamond infused polish - how hardcore are YOU?
  • Kimskie's Nails let me on to the fact that Bundle Monster has created a stamping plate storage album! SWEET! (That Bundle Monster link will take you right to the page to buy it, but sorry, it's Out of Stock for now)
  • Another awesome exciting bit of info - Makeup Forever is doing polish now! My favorite brand ever in the world is finally doing it! Thanks to Fashion Polish for the info on the new collection, Black Tango.
  • The Color Club Society shows us what to look for in a Nail Salon - very informative!

Now let's check out my hauls that landed in my Melmer this week - no job means no budget so take a look at how much (or how little) these items cost me this week!

My Ulta Haul. This purchase cost me $6.85 AFTER tax. Had an Ulta Reward for the NOPI Crackle  so that was free and then I used my $3.50 OFF $10 purchase. I don't know how it worked out to $6.85 but it did and I'm not complaining!
So here we have NOPI Gold Texture, Essence Absolutely Stylish, Essence Trust in Fashion, Essence Luxury Secret and Orly Preamp.

How this slipped my radar for so long is a mystery - brown with green glitter?!?!
This is Essence Absolutely Stylish.


But wait - the glitter is actually a duochrome that shifts from green to orange to pink!


Essence Luxury Secret. I love the look of this gorgeous taupe metallic.


Orly Preamp - holy shimmies Batman!


Here is a side by side of the other Essence Polish - Trust in Fashion next to China Glaze Exotic Encounters. Comparison coming soon!

Exotic Encounters. This was a penny on Copious. (Click that link to sign up and get a $10 credit)


Then a trip to Walmart produced this find - Loreal Notting Hill Blues. It was the ONLY one left of the new British collection and the only one I wanted so how bout that. $5.27 after tax. My biggest splurge this week.

My Julep August Maven Box. FREE with referral points.


So my total damage for all of that was $12.13

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  1. Awesome haul! I love that first Essence.

  2. Wow you are a barganista lady! Hehe. I wonder why I haven't ever seen the Essence polishes at Ulta - are they hidden somewhere?

    1. The Essence in my Ulta is a trainwreck. Its on an endcap against the side wall and it always is so gross and picked over, usually there are no polishes at all, i was lucky to find these three!


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