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July 28th, 2012
Ladies and gents, I have some fresh nail polish that I am desperate to send to a good home. You may have seen my previous post about polishes for sale, and some of those are still available, too. I am open to negotiation especially if you’re buying in bulk! Unless otherwise noted, these are all brand new or have been used once or twice. Please click on the photos to zoom. For a shipping estimate please comment with your zip code or country.
L to R: Snowman rainbow glitter, $1. Claire’s Glam, $3. Ying’s Color (like Kleankolors) Starry Blue, $2.
February 11th, 2012
My fiance and I are undertaking a massive apartment decluttering, and so it’s time to let go of some nail polish. See anything you like? I am open to negotiation, especially if you’re buying in bulk! Unless otherwise noted, these are all brand new or have been used once or twice. Please click on the photos to zoom.
L to R: Ying’s Color (like Kleancolors) Holo Yellow, $1. Claire’s Gold Glitter Top Coat, $3. LA Colors Golden Treasure, $0.50.
October 19th, 2011
I don’t know about you but I grew up watching the Muppets, so I was pleased and intrigued to hear that OPI was doing a holiday collection in our favorite puppets’ honor! The collection consists of 12 shades and I ended up buying 4 of them from my local beauty supply store. Here are my swatches and reviews.
Warm & Fozzie
This copper foil has a titch of duochrome that emerges in certain lights. This is gorgeous, the perfect fall color and festive enough for the holidays too.
Designer, De Better!
This reminds me of ORLY Rage if it were reversed – instead of copper with silver flecks, silver with copper flecks. The copper serves to warm up the silver foil. Quite a wearable shade.
Pepe’s Purple Passion
Pepe’s is a vampy purplish creme that leans towards jelly, as it is somewhat sheer. You can see the flake-like shimmer throughout. This style of shimmer reminds me of Revlon’s Fizz nail polishes. Very pretty, a nice twist on the classic vampy burgundy nail.
And now for my favorite. Excuse Moi! is a bright vibrant pink jelly base brimming with pink, and some blue and green glitter. Due to the pink base you can build it up on its own or use it for layering. Here I painted two coats over Designer, De Better!
Will you be choosing any of these polishes for your holiday looks?
~ Allison ~
October 19th, 2011
I Vant to be Alone-Star is from OPI’s Texas collection. Why the Vant instead of Want? Is this a typo or some kind of Transylvanian reference? That aside, it is a pretty, cool grey pearl. (Disregard the raggedy cuticles; these pix were taken awhile ago.)
Then I layered POP Beauty Twinkle glitter polish on top. It’s a primarily silver holographic glitter, but you can see hints of pink, green, blue, and gold as well. Since it’s finely textured it’s not as hard to remove as coarser, denser glitters.
October 9th, 2011
The nights are getting nippy, the fragrance of wood smoke is in the air, and Halloween will be here in a couple of weeks. There’s no denying that fall is here and summer is over. Still, I wanted to do a last hurrah with some summery nail polish spam.
Nicole by OPI OMB! (Justin Bieber collection)
LA Colors Raspberry
Some Sinful Colors pink underneath OPI I Lilly Love You
Wet N Wild Waves of Enchantment
LA Colors Shock
China Glaze Solar Power
LA Colors Lime
Wet N Wild Ocean Grotto
MAK3 Color aka dollar store Kleancolor reject – forget the name of this green.
Hard Candy Frenzy
Sinful Colors Rise N Shine
Wet N Wild Blue Wants to be a Millionaire
Brash Electric Sky
Butter London No More Waity Kaity
Wet N Wild Sea of Dreams
MAK3 Color aka dollar store Kleancolor reject – think this one is called Neon Purple.
Wet N Wild Sea Witch
~ Allison ~