Archive for the 'golds' Category


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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Pretty & Polished Color Changers

Pretty & Polished Kimono’ver Here + Old World Blues

Hey dolls! Pretty & Polished released 16 new shades on March 1 (see press release here) and I have photos of the two new thermal color changers today. Pretty & Polished Kimono’ver Here is a thermal polish that is gold with heavy gold flecks when warm and changes to a reddish orange when cold. The formula, while sheer, was very
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Zoya Lara

We Heart Nail Art

Hey loves! A few weeks ago I was contact by River Island, an amazing fashion retailer, regarding their February We Heart Nail Art competition. I’ve done several Valentine’s looks this month, so I wanted to do something that was girly, but not too literal. I used Zoya Lara, a bright pink, for the base color. Next, I used Zoya Ziv,
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Pretty & Polished March 2014 Beauty Box

Hey dolls! Pretty & Polished was one of the first indies on the scene several years ago and it’s been amazing to watch the brand grow. It has expanded to include bath, body, and nail treatments/products and now they have started a Beauty Box subscription program. The box includes 2 full size polishes that are exclusive to subscription holders. It
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Butter London Wallis

Butter London Wallis

Hey dolls! Today I’m wearing a polish that was all the rage when it was released back in 2011, Butter London Wallis. Wallis is described as a tarnished, metallic olive gold nail lacquer. The formula was a breeze to work with. It applied easily and was opaque in two coats. The brush strokes leveled out immediately, which doesn’t always happen with metallics.
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Rescue Beauty Lounge

Rescue Beauty Lounge Review ~ Part 2

Hey dolls! Today I have photos for you of the second installment of my Rescue Beauty Lounge review (see part 1 here). I can tell you now that I haven’t been disappointed with any polish that I’ve tried from this brand so far. RBL Catherine is a described as a royal purple with its fine pewter sheen and hints of blue
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a England Briar Rose

Twinsie Tuesday ~ Something New ~ a England Briar Rose

Happy New Year’s Eve dolls! Hasn’t 2013 flown by?!? I’m excited at the prospect of a new year, new beginnings, and new challenges. Do you have any plans for this evening? I’m pretty sure hubby and I will stay in and have a quiet celebration. He proposed on NYE, so it’s always a special day for us. Today’s Twinsie Tuesday
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Cirque Lichen

Merry Christmas! ~ Fan Brush Accent

Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrate! I hope that all of you are feeling loved today and spending time with the ones you care about most. Hubby convinced me last night that I needed to do something festive on my nails. I started with a base of Cirque Lichen, which is described as a golden olive that shifts to
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Stardust Polish Professor Plum

Stardust Polish Professor Plum & Colonel Mustard

Hey dolls! Stardust Polish recently released the Clue Collection based on the popular movie. This evening, I have two polishes from the collection to show you. Stardust Polish Professor Plum is described as a dusty plum that sparkles in the light. The formula was on the sheer side, but not runny or problematic. It built up nicely and was opaque in
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Mentality Stampers Collection

Mentality Stampers Collection ~ Part 3

Hey dolls! I’m still making my way through some older Mentality releases. The three I’m showing today are all a part of the Stampers Collection. Mentality Foxy is described as a dark brownish red holographic polish with blue green duochrome flashes. This is a really unique shade. The formula was easy to apply and was opaque in two coats. Mentality Wily
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