Archive for the golds Tag


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 ~ Do Eyelash Serums Work?

If you weren’t born with naturally lush lashes, extensions may not be your only option. You hear people talk about the wonder of these products giving up their lash extensions completely seemingly an impossible task for some and crediting eyelash growth serums for their luscious lashes that flutter like butterfly wings. But if we’re going to add this little product
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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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Mentality The Sparkies Collection

Mentality The Sparkies Collection ~ Part 1

Hey dolls! This evening I have pictures for you of the first half of Mentality The Sparkies Collection. This set consists of black based duochrome shades that also include holographic sparkle. The formula was exactly the same on each polish. They applied easily in two coats. The formula was on the thicker side, but not in a problematic way. Each
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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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