Monday, April 30, 2012

Can't get Enough

So I reviewed some Barielle polishes the other day and I have some more to show you, I just couldn't get enough so I dug through my haven't tried box. Also I have an update about the Nail Re-Building Protein and Ultra Speed Dry Manicure Extender. But first the colors.... Starchild, Girl's Night Out, Shannon's Attitude and Cosmic Kiss.

From L to R Starchild, Girl's Night Out, Shannon's Attitude and Cosmic Kiss

Starchild "jelly clear w/multi color foil flakes."
I'm not normally one for clear jellies but I love this, I don't know why but it reminds me of the outfit Britney Spears wore in "Opps, I did it again." I love using this polish as an accent nail, it adds some star power to it.
Bottle Shot
Up Close
Direct Sun

Shade
Over Milani's Black Magic


Girl's Night Out is a "dark plum."

This is one of my favorite polishes, it's not the kind of plum you normally think of but it's gorgeous. In the bottle you can see little green shimmers but you don't really see it on your nail, but you just feel like there is a little something special in there that no one can really see. This is a perfect color for your toes.
Bottle Shot

Up close


Direct Sun


Shimmer Shot


Shade

Shannon's Attitude is a "Jelly purple w/ foil flakes"
At first I wasn't so sure about this polish but I got it because of the holo bars but once I tried it on it was on. It's fun and an attention grabber even when I wasn't doing anything it was just blinding.

Bottle Shot

Up Close

Direct Sun

Shade

Cosmic Kiss is a "Creamy deep pink."
I've noticed I have alot of pinks, I don't know what it is maybe it's spring but these pinks are beautiful and this pink is no exception. I love everything about this polish in fact I'm not even gonna say more just look at it!!!!!
Bottle Shot
Up Close
Direct Sun

Shade
Starchild Accent Nail with Comic Kiss
I know I said this before but Barielle makes some beautiful polishes, if they keep this up I'm gonna have to build another shelf for my polishes. On top of that I am in love with their Nail Re-Building Protein and Ultra Speed Dry Manicure Extender! My nails feel so much better and I can now say that the Speed Dry Manicure Extender is my new top coat, it's fast drying it doesn't have major shrinkage, it's smell is barely there, and it also helps prevent yellowing which as you can see was something I was in desperate need of. Today Barielle is having a free shipping for today only and buy one get one 50% off score!!! I love them simply put. Now if only I could get my mom to stop taking my polishes..... Till tomorrow dolls.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Polish on a Budget? I'm so down!

Hello dolls, today I have 2 treats for you. First, I did a guest blog post for Claws Up about Deborah Lippmann's Edge of Glory polish set and recreated a Lady Gaga nail design for her so go check it out and show her some loving and for all my budget conscious polish lovers I have a review for Essence's Colour & Go quick drying nail polish.

"From brights to pastels, Essence offers a shade for every outfit and occasion. Thanks to the flat brush with only one application as well as the extra fast-drying formula your hand and feet are high in fashion with the Colour & Go nail polishes."

Today I have Gleam in Blue and A lovely Secret.

First Gleam of Blue, Gleam of Blue is a frost light blue polish.
Bottle Shot
Up Close

Direct Sunlight

In the Shade
I actually liked this polish, it went on smooth and the color is cool, it was also a one coater so it was true to the nail colour & go. I can't wait to use this color for some up and coming nail art.

Next is A lovely Secret.
A purple polish with pink shimmer.

shade

Love the pink shimmer

Close up

Direct sunlight

I liked this color the most and the pink shimmer in this purple polish just screamed my name. My only problem was this one wasn't a one coater it took me 3 coat to get rid of the streaks just for the picture but 2 coats would b fine for the naked eye. Other than that this is such a spring color that's soft and sweet.

So what do I think about these polishes? I like them they are cute, fast drying and the price makes my wallet cry tears of joy. The brushes were amazing, it's a wide brush but it's not as wide as some of the other polishes with those huge brushes that barely fit into the bottle, this was just right. You can find these babies for $.99!!!! Yes darlings $.99 at Ulta so if you wanna find out more about these polishes and check out all the other awesome colors check out their site Essence Cosmetics.

These polishes are perfect for little gift bags or gifts, traveling, a polish touch up on the go(or maybe that's just me), or just to have some awesome quick drying polishes for an even more amazing price!


*These polishes were given to me for an honest review, all opinions are mine and mine alone.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Hello Zoya do you have an Anonymous Program?!

Okay darlings getting to the polish my Ulta in ocala doesn't have a wide variety of Zoya nail polishes maybe like 1, so when I went in today I was shocked and excited they had 12 different colors.... to me that is HUGE! My Ulta is stepping up their game. They are also having a buy 2 get 1 free deal so I picked up 6 beauties.
From the Left to Right is Dana, Nidhi, Mimi, Robyn, Yasmeen, and Jancyn. I love this brand not only for the colors or customer service which all rock by the way I love how they are all have people names okay and the fact that they are 3-free and did I mention the colors. So onto these beauties...

Dana they describe it as "An All-American rose cream. Now this is a signature shade!" 
I'm really liking this kind of color recently, it's girlie, fun and it feels like spring and summer all at the same time, application was a dream.


Nidhi they describe it as " rich red sparkling metallic. An expensive-looking metallic shade for summer."
This was the first one I tried when I brought them home, I love the orange shimmer in this polish it just puts this red on a whole new level. Because if you didn't know red is my favorite color even though I don't really wear it alot but if I were a crayon I'd be red, I'd remember that ;-). 






Mimi they describe it as  "royal purple sparkling metallic. An expensive-looking metallic shade for spring."
Mimi is one of the colors I couldn't wait to get my hands on and she didn't disappoint she sparkles like there is no tomorrow yet she knows when to take a back seat.




Robyn they describe it as " perfect turquoise cream."
Why did it take me so long to get this polish... I have nothing more to say about Robyn except it's a must have Zoya polish.






Yasmeen they describe it as " Dark blue-toned purple base with very strong red-toned medium purple shimmer and hints of gold duochrome. The ultimate complex purple for maximum drama."
When I was applying this polish my first thought was omg it reminds me of Max Factor's Fantasy Fire only she managed to do what FF couldn't be amazing on it's own. Seriously this polish in person is amazing I wish I could mail you my hand to show you.






And Jancyn is described as " Not neon but bold, not pastel but soft - this is the perfect tangerine shade."
Now this was the only color I had a bit of a problem with, it was a bit streaky at first it took me 3 coats to get full coverage with n o streaks but when I did I feel in love this is such an amazing orange I chose it because I didn't have to many oranges that were just orange and this sets the bar.



 I am just in love with these colors and there a so many more to chose from, my list is still growing by the minute. I'm happy to say this weeks nail files is jammed pack with mani's for me and this is only Fridays... I honestly didn't know which one to wear so I had to try them all... but finally I decides to wear....

WHHHAAAA....??!! I was told to do my nails how I feel... can you guess how I feel? Crazy, funky, cool, and all over the place because grandma took Roman to stay with them for the weekend!! What am I gonna do with myself??!! Swatch you some pretty polishes that's what so hope you like the colors and if you have an Ulta around you go check out the Zoya's hopefully you have a better selection than mine also don't forget to check out the other beautiful nails on this weeks nail files, so until tomorrow.


The Nail Files
 
Design by Studio Mommy (© Copyright 2014)