Sunday, July 13, 2014

Neon Easter Eggs with Born Pretty Store Nail Art Supplies

It's still summer, right?
I think summer has lasted 6 months already and its not even half over yet. The only good I ever find in summer is polish. Bright, fun, NEON. Today I've got some fun nail art enhancements that are neon...because neon isn't just for polish and old Madonna outfits from the 80s (guilty)!

Friday, July 11, 2014

Glitter Daze is Relaunching with TWO Full and Gorgeous Collections

If you've been around the indie polish block like some of us have, chances are you might remember a little brand called Glitter Daze.
Glitter Daze went under the radar earlier this year in an effort to relaunch and rebrand themselves, and today I can show you the brand new line of polishes they are launching this weekend!
It was a very big honor for me to be asked by them to swatch their new line and new brand, I hope you enjoy what they have in store for you!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

China Glaze - Off Shore Half Collection Review & Swatches

Hi peeps!!
It's summer - its that time to kick off your sneakers and paint your toes something bright and fun.
The newest China Glaze offering - Off Shore, is all about bright summer fun.
They have graciously sent me half of this fabulous collection to share with you, so let's see what you think!

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Luxe Lacquers - The July Box Reviewed

Hi friends and readers!
Today I have for you the new July box offering from Luxe Lacquers.
Luxe is a new brand that I showed you last month that features luxury polishes at a nice, affordable price every month via subscription service.
This months box is jam packed with gorgeous summery shades in many different finishes - I call this box a must have!

Friday, June 27, 2014

Nicole by OPI - Seize The Summer 2014 Collection

Hi boys and girls!
Today I've got a small little summertime collection from Nicole by OPI.
Filled with a little springtime flair, I think you'll find this to be a wonderful palette cleanser in between all of those bright neons you're rocking this year!
There's even a fun glitter polish that doubles as a topper or a full coverage polish!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

A fabulous watch to wear with your best manicure! Introducing Jord Wood Watches!

Hello there!
I know that my readership here is dominantly female, but I am also certain out of all of you wonderful ladies out there (and the men who read here) - you might not always be the stereotypical girlie girl.
I personally, am not. I'm sure you've ascertained if you've spent 5 minutes here.
When it comes to jewelry, rings, watches, I like that stuff big! Big and bulky and still absolutely beautiful.
Well recently I was contacted by a very unique watch company, and when I saw their product I about fell over. You might too...follow along to see, there is a GIVEAWAY at the end!

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Salon Perfect - The Neon Duos

Hello!
Today I've got for you another Salon Perfect release - here are a couple of their Neon Duos they've recently released, gorgeous bright summer shades in coordinating neon colors!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Texture+Stamping

Hey guys!
Trying to get back to a more normal posting schedule for a little bit here. Lifes all over the place and making it hard to be as consistent as I would like - so much in fact that sometimes no matter how much I have to show you, I don't get the time to edit photos and I have to show you something old. Its ok though, you don't even know the difference I bet!

Monday, June 16, 2014

Total Beauty Shops Battle of the Bloggers: Summer Spotlight

Hello my lovely friends!
Summertime is upon us and what better way to kickstart it than with some nail art in gorgeous summer shades. Total Beauty Shops is doing a Battle of the Bloggers with some truly amazing nail artists (some of which are great friends of mine) using Butter London's Brilliant Bronze Trio of summer polishes. I was very excited to be invited to join in - lets check out what it's all about - because YOU can win something, too!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Salon Perfect - In Bloom: The Cocktails

Hey friends!
Been gone a few days longer than I expected...we lost another furry over the past weekend, in a pretty terrible way...it shocked all of us and I just haven't been in the mood to mess with much of anything for a few days. But today I'm back with another of the In Bloom Duos from Salon Perfect - let's check it out!

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Salon Perfect - In Bloom: The Pinks

Hi friends!
I am continuing on with another In Bloom Duo set from Salon Perfect today. Yesterday you saw the blue set and today I'm showing off the pink set. Similar to the blue, this contains two soft pink shades in a light and medium/dark version.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Salon Perfect In Bloom - The Blues

Hey there fancy pantsies!
Recently Salon Perfect has come out with a TON of new nail art kits and polish duo packs. I have 8 of the duos to share with you and still more of the nail art stuffs as well, aside from the neon glitters I showed you on Wednesday.
Today I am sharing one from their In Bloom series, this is a pack of gorgeous blues that work amazingly well together!

Thursday, June 5, 2014

New Brand on the Block - A Review of Luxe Lacquers' New Subscription Box

Hey you beautiful people!
I have something NEW NEW NEW for you today! I guess technically its almost ALWAYS new stuff around here, but this is a new brand you probably don't know about and unlike most new indies, this one has come out of the gate with a monthly subcription box and a kickass presentation.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The Beauty Buffs - Trend: Neon

Hiiii guys!
It's time for The Beauty Buffs!
Today we're taking on Neons. Do you think this excites me? You must KNOW it does....since neon is almost the only thing I can think about anymore - NEON ALL THE THINGS is all I'm saying...ok, I do have some more to say....

Sunday, June 1, 2014

My Favorite Nude Polishes - A Collaboration Nail Art Video

Hi lovely readers!
Today is my monthly collaboration video I do with Nory of Fierce Makeup and Nails.
This time around we are tackling favorites. Nudes are a big favorite of mine as well as Norys, so we decided we'd try them first!
I admit, I have been pressed for time as well as patience these days, so this is a really simple nail art done really fast!

Saturday, May 31, 2014

OPI/Coke (Super Simple) Nail Art

The other day I showed you the latest OPI Collection which is their collaboration with Coca-Cola.
Today I have for you a very simple nail art look I created using Coca Cola Red and My Signature is "DC" - for a very stunning shoutout to Diet Coke.

Friday, May 30, 2014

ILNP Summer Multichromes Swatches (plus a HOLO!)

Hi!!!
I JUUUUST got these in the mail today and I just HAD to show them to you!
The ILNP Summer Collection just finished its preorder and I snagged 4. I am obsessed with their multichromes, so no big surprise I got all 3 of the new ones that were released. I also picked up one of the new holos because I don't have a yellow...so let's check em out!!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

OPI + Coca Cola Collection Review and Swatches

Hey sweeties!
Have you heard about the latest OPI Collaboration with Coke?
Alot of us bloggers have been super excited about this one, and with good reason, there is a great variety of colors and finishes in this collection, some of which I think will be wildly popular for years to come.
Let's pop through and check them out, shall we?

Monday, May 26, 2014

Pretty Jelly & Sticky Nails Maleficent Duo Review

Ok - I don't know about YOU, but I am SUPER excited for the new Malificent movie. I am a huge AJ fan as well as Maleficent.  I always gravitate toward the bad guys in stories, and she was always the ultimate bad guy to me growing up...there was so much mystery surrounding that character, I'm very excited to see her story unfold.
The reason I bring this up is because today I have this great collab set from Sticky Nails and Pretty Jelly themed around Maleficent.
Le'ts go!

Lip Monthly - All Lips Subscription Box Review

Happy Memorial Day!
I've spent mine dealing with storms, power outages and drama.
So it's nice to now bring you some color stuffs today! I have a couple of posts today for you in order to catch up with my weekend posts that didn't make it due to a power outage.
First off is a very cool new subscription service for lip products - Lip Monthly!

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Firmoo Eyeglasses - Going Back for Seconds

Hi loves!!
A few months back I was asked to review eyeglasses for firmoo.com
I was beyond pleased with their product, so when they recently asked me to review another pair, you can believe I jumped.
They produce a very high quality product at a very affordable price - I know this isn't my normal "nails only" type of post but I am branching out a bit here and there to bring you some new content - let's check out these gorgeous specs!

Friday, May 23, 2014

Neons by OPI - Collection Review

Ready for some summer brights?
I know I am...but then again, I am year round.
Today I've got the new Neons by OPI collection to show you, so get out your favorite pair of sunnies and let's check em out!

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Morrocan Hammam Collection Kit Review + Giveaway!

I have something a little different for you today - some skincare!
I was recently approached by Canadian/Moroccan company Moroccan Hammam about trying out their line of Moroccan Oil bath and skin products. These aren't products you would use on your face, but they are fab for body and nails! So of course, I reviewed them for handcare and read on to see what I thought about these!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Beauty Buffs - Trend: Coral

Hey loves!

Have you missed me?!

I accidentally went AWOL for 2 weeks - OOPS!  Actually we've had a lot of bad stuff going on here and about 10 days ago we also on top of that had to put our dog to sleep. 

It's been hard and I've had little inclination to do anything but lay in my jams and watch tv. But I'm doing ok now and getting back into the swing of it all - just in time for the latest edition of The Beauty Buffs for our Coral Trend Report.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Something different - a guest post!


Hey folks!
Today I have the distinct pleasure of doing a guest post over at PiggieLuv!
Click the pic to check it out!



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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The Beauty Buffs - Radiant Orchid

Hello sweethearts!
It's another Wednesday moment with The Beauty Buffs!
We are a group of diverse bloggers: nails, fashion, beauty, etc - twice a month we post on a specified theme and it's pretty fun to see the variety of things all of the ladies blog about since we all run different types of blogs!
Todays prompt is Radiant Orchid, the 2014 Color of the Year!

The Neverending Pile Challenge - Holo

Hello there!!
I've been feeling weird the last week or so...sort of detached from reality or possibly just extremely lazy brained. I haven't felt like being social media friendly or even painting my nails. This usually is the case after my boyfriends son has been here for the weekend, it takes me 3 days to get my groove back...so hopefully thats all it is. Luckily I did these manis last week or they probably wouldnt have gotten done in time!

Monday, May 5, 2014

The Neverending Pile Challenge - Vampy

Happy Monday lovelies!
As Mondays go around here lately it's another start to a 3 Day week of The Neverending Pile Challenge - todays prompt is Vampy.
So I decided to go a bit oceanic with my colors for today, because vampy isn't just for red!

Friday, May 2, 2014

BLOG SALE TIME!

It's Friday Night - you just got paid - check out my
(may not actually be annual, but I've definitely got nearly a years worth of polish to buy!)
NOTE - All polishes purchased through the weekend will ship on Tuesday, then daily after that.
I DO ship internationally, you can see the shipping rates in your cart - if you have questions just comment below!
ENJOY!


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The Neverending Pile Challenge - Use as many untrieds in one mani as you can!

Good day ladies and gents!
Today should definitely be a fun day for the Neverending Pile Challenge, as its "Use As Many Untrieds As You Can In One Mani" day.
The girls are gonna have some crazy stuff, some of them are talking about 20, 25+ polishes in one mani! Can you even?
I can't! I used 8 and that seemed like so many as it was!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Trust Fund Beauty - Swatch & Review

Hey guys!!
Today I have a new brand to show you - though if you are a blog follower/reader, chances are you may have already heard of it as it has made quite a splash in the nail world already.
I'm talking about Trust Fund Beauty, a new line of polishes with a sassy and genius marketing strategy! Finally a brand who gets the idea of being cheeky without being raunchy or downright vulgar!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Neverending Pile Challenge - Least Expensive

Woo...it's been a tough time around here with all the crazy weather. We've been under tornado watches and storm watches and flood watches since Monday and I'm ready to turn off the weather channel.
So how about we look at some pretty polishes today?
It's "least expensive" day in the Neverending Pile Challenge, nothing less expensive than free, right??

Monday, April 28, 2014

The Neverending Pile Challenge - Most Expensive

Today is the day in the Neverending Pile Challenge where are the big guns are gonna come out.
I don't have a lot of money, I certainly can't go out and buy Clarins whatever it is, or a Lynnderella LE...I just cant do that sort of thing unless I REALLY have to have something. And I've yet to find that something I have to have that badly. I don't even for a sec judge anyone who does, we're all justified to spend what we want on what we want! Not to mention I think it's safe to say we ALL have different ideas about what is a crazy price to pay for polish.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Nicole by OPI & Kellogg's Collaboration for 2014

Hey guys!!
Today I've got the latest Nicole by OPI and Kellogg's Collaboration. If you recall, these two teamed up last year as well to bring you free polish for buying select/specially marked Special K items.  My review of the first set of polishes from 2013 can be found HERE.
Well they are back this year, and while the red polish, Challenge Red-y, is a repromote, the other two aren't and they're beauties! Let's check it out!

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Neverending Pile Challenge - HAD to Have It...

Hello!!!
I had several different renditions in my brain about what to do for todays prompt for NPC. I even went so far as to use EIGHT of my ILNP Ultrachromes, but I hated how it turned out so I fell back on a mani I did last month and hadn't posted yet, because in the end, I wanted THESE polishes just as much as those ultrachromes!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Neverending Pile Challenge - Boutique

So there was a lot of debate in the group about what is considered a "boutique" polish brand. I think now with so many different countries making and carrying different items, indies, small independent stores in small cities, that the term is quite broader than it once was. I personally was open to however you wanted to interpret it, and I think in my attempt I interpreted it pretty loosely.

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