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Dare to Compare ~ Volume 1

Hey dolls! In the last giveaway a lot of you mentioned that you’d like to see more nail polish comparison posts on R&P. While I don’t have the spare time to swatch comparisons on my nails, I can definitely do it on nail wheels. The plan is to provide comparisons on recently released or reviewed polishes with others I currently
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Nayll-Polishes

Nayll Polish Review

Hey dolls! I was recently contacted by Nayll (pronounced with a long a), a new brand that allows the consumer to design polishes to include the exact elements you’d like. You start by choosing either a shimmer or glitter base. Multiple shimmers can be combined for a unique look. A variety of colored and shaped glitters and flakes can be added to the
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Barielle-Vibrants

Barielle Vibrants Collection

Hey dolls! It’s Friday, it’s Friday! I’m looking forward to a relaxing weekend. Today I have photos for you of the Barielle Vibrants collection. This collection features six well-pigmented cremes. Barielle Designer’s Shoe is a periwinkle creme. The formula was great and applied effortlessly in two coats.  Barielle Fire Me Up is a bright orange crelly. I’m actually wearing this
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Cirque-Heritage

Cirque Heritage Collection

Hey dolls! Today I have photos for you of the Cirque Heritage collection. Holo lovers began to go crazy as soon as previews of this collection was released. Each shade is extremely vibrant and saturated, which I love. All of the polishes had an amazing formula, was well pigmented, and applied evenly in two coats. Top coat did not dull
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Cirque-Heritage

Twinsie Tuesday ~ Inspired By Your Purse ~ Cirque Heritage

Hey dolls! The theme for this week’s Twinsie Tuesday was to create a mani inspired by your purse. I’m definitely a purse lover and I tend to switch bags every 1-2 weeks. If I’m trying to make an outfit pop, I switch more often. I decided to draw a little inspiration from the purse I’m currently carrying, the Guess Confessional
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KBShimmer-Spring-2014

KBShimmer Spring 2014 Collection ~ Part 2

Hey dolls! I finally have photos for you of the second half of the KBShimmer Spring 2014 collection (see part 1 here). It took me a while to edit these photos because I’ve been spending a lot of my free time working on a manuscript for a journal submission. Oh the life of an academic! The second half I’m showing
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Serum No. 5 SS14 Part One Collection

Hey dolls! More spring collections are being released and I’m quite happy about it, as those tend to be my favorites. Today I have photos of the Serum No. 5 SS14 Part One collection. This set features 11 shades of varying finishes including cremes that glow in the dark (gitd), glitters, and crellies. After swatching this collection, I realized that
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Twinsie Tuesday ~ Winter to Spring Transition Polish ~ Butter London Giddy Kipper

Hey dolls! The theme for this week’s Twinsie Tuesday was to show a winter to spring transition polish. Last week, Ulta had a buy two Butter London polishes for $15 deal. This purchase officially ended my polish no buy, which really ended in February, but I hadn’t bought anything until this promo. Butter London Giddy Kipper, one of my picks,
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Zoya-Awaken

Zoya Awaken Collection & Monet

Hey dolls! Today I have photos for you of the spring Zoya Awaken collection along with Monet, the top coat that was also released. The Awaken collection features two cremes and four shimmers in shades perfect to welcome the spring season. Zoya Brooklyn is described as a white-gold shimmer metallic. The formula was good and applied nicely in two coats. I would
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SmittenPolish Spring 2014 Collection

Happy Monday dolls! Today I have photos for you of the SmittenPolish Spring 2014 collection. This collection is bright and packs a lot of sparkle! Previously, I’ve only tried glitters from SmittenPolish, so I was excited to try her other finishes. SmittenPolish Audrey’s Rainbow is a dusty turquoise holo with an amazing formula. It applied effortlessly and was opaque in
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