Archive for the 'Illamasqua' Category


The Lady Varnishes Have Some Candy

Hey dolls! I really believe The Lady Varnishes may be my new favorite indie brand. I find myself stalking her website frequently and adding things to my wish list. Today I have photos for your of The Lady Varnishes Have Some Candy. This was one I knew I needed immediately. Have Some Candy is a pink-toned coral creme-jelly hybrid that is
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Illamasqua Pink Raindrops

Twinsie Tuesday ~ Weather Inspired ~ Illamasqua Pink Raindrops

Hey dolls! The theme for this week’s Twinsie Tuesday was to create a weather inspired look. I immediately became defeated last night at the thought of having to do some nail art. I even tried to convince my hubby (he’s a meteorologist) to draw a hurricane’s eye on my nail as an accent, since he doodles them often. He wasn’t
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Guest Post on Polish Obsession

Hey dolls! Today I have a guest post on Polish Obsession. Marisa is one of my closest polish friends and blogging buddy, so it’s always a pleasure to guest post for her. Please click here or on the picture below to get more details on this Illamasqua look.

Guest Post on Girly Bits

Hey dolls! Pam, from Girly Bits is doing an awesome guest blogger series and I was super esctactic when she asked me to participate. I’ve known her since Girly Bits was created, so it’s been a pleasure to watch the brand grow over the years. Please head over to her blog to get all of the details on this look
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Illamasqua Venous & Harem

Hey dolls! Last week I mentioned that I picked up a few new Illamasqua polishes during the Sephora VIB sale for 15% off and I have pictures of those for you today. Venous is a gorgeous teal creme with an awesome formula. It flowed nicely onto the nail and was extremely pigmented. I could’ve stopped at one coat, but I
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Illamasqua Poke

Hey dolls! I have recently fallen in love with Illamasqua polishes. The formula has been stellar each time and lots of the colors are super unique. I recently wore Illamasqua Poke and I love it just as much as the others I’ve tried. Poke is a bright purple that is filled with shimmer that appears to flash between silver, blue,
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2nd Blogaversary + Illamasqua Raindrops Giveaway

*singing* Do you know what today is? It’s our anniversary, ANNIVERSARY! Today marks the second blogaversary for R&P. When I first started this blog as an outlet during my doctoral program, I had no idea I’d still be sticking with it. It has been a pleasure getting to know so many people who are just as enthused about polish as
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Reader’s Choice Mondays ~ Illamasqua Radium

Hey dolls! The winner of last week’s poll was Illamasqua Radium with 47% of the votes. Radium is a bright lime green filled with shimmer. The formula was very thick, but not in a bad way. The polish stayed exactly where you put it on the nail and it was easy to use. Radium was super pigmented and was almost
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Daring Digits 80s Hits Vol. 2

*Products in this post were provided by the company for review purposes.* Hey dolls! I have the second installment of the latest Daring Digits collection, 80s Hits Volume 2, for you today. These polishes cover the latter portion of the 1980s. Let’s pick up our memory lane stroll where Volume 1 left off. We Are the World (USA for Africa,
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Illamasqua Jo’Mina

Hey dolls! I’ve been trying to clear out some photos of polishes that I’ve worn over the last month, but didn’t get a chance to blog about. Illamasqua Jo’Mina is a super bright lilac creme. The formula was somewhat streaky on the first coat, but evened out perfectly with a second coat. Jo’Mina was so hard to photograph. It’s a
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