Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer and Paint Box Polish Destination Duo King's Cross Station, London Swatches and Review

This month, Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer and Paint Box Polish have teamed up for the regular collab series Destination Duo. These polishes are inspired by the same photo, taken by one of the makers. This time it is Pam of Paint Box Polish, who took a shot of King's Cross Station in London that provided a mix of nuanced grays and taupes with flashes of color. I already featured the BEGL shade yesterday, but let's have a look at both together!
*sent by the makers for photography and review*
Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer and Paint Box Polish Destination Duo King's Cross Station, London

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Side A Dad's Mixtape Collection and Destination Duo Polish Swatches and Review

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer's releases for September include the new Side A Dad's Mixtape Collection and a Destination Duo with Paint Box Polish. I have both the collection and Blue-Eyed Girl's lacquer from the duo to show you now! The release is scheduled as a preorder from 9/28 at 3:30PM EDT to October 1 at 11:59PM.
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Side A Dad's Mixtape Collection

Monday, September 26, 2016

Ever After Polish Wicked Collection Swatches and Review

Ever After Polish's Wicked Collection debut at Polish Con 2016 and it is now available online. Inspired by the musical, it features six sparkling shades. Let's have a look!
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Ever After Polish Wicked Collection

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Lou It Yourself Polish Con 2016 Limited Edition Polishes Swatches and Review

I had the privilege of meeting, hanging out, and even shipping large containers of polish with the mastermind behind Lou It Yourself this past weekend at Polish Con 2016. Lou is even more hilarious, sparkly, and fun than you can imagine in person. And she makes a mean polish in addition to vinyls and bath and beauty products. I employed a discriminating methodology to deciding which of her Polish Con 2016 Limited Edition Polishes to buy. It is called the "Clean Sweep Method." I simply stick my hand on the shelf and sweep all of the colors into my bag to purchase. I will now share with you the results of my haul, since a couple of these are available as over pours right now on the site.

Lou It Yourself Polish Con 2016 Limited Edition Polishes

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Fall 2016 Collection Ella Ann Cosmetics Exclusives Swatches and Review

Part 2 of Octopus Party Nail Lacquer's Fall 2016 has arrived and it is available exclusively through Ella Ann Cosmetics. There is currently a pre-order running from today until October 1. Let's have a look at these cool-toned fall beauties...
*purchased with blogger discount*
Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Fall 2016 Collection Ella Ann Cosmetics Exclusives

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Fair Maiden Polish Michigan Avenue Polish Con 2016 Swatches and Review

Something exciting is happening this weekend in indie polish land! The first ever Polish Con, held this year in Chicago. I'm going to be driving out and look forward to seeing some maker and blogger friends again as well as meeting more! The lovely Adrienne and Sarah of Fair Maiden Polish will be there with their fall collection as well as a special event polish, Michigan Avenue, which I have to show you today. If you can't make it this year, the polish will also be available in their online store on Saturday, September 17, the same day as the event. Let's have a look...
*sent by the makers for photography and review*
Fair Maiden Polish Michigan Avenue Polish Con 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Supernatural Lacquer Coffin Gems Collection Swatches and Review

Supernatural Lacquer will be previewing the Coffin Gems Collection at Polish Con this Saturday, September 17 and will be on pre-order for the release on September 30. It is inspired by Mordaunte's Coffin Gems and used with their permission! Lets have a look at these lovely gemstone colored polishes...
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Supernatural Lacquer Coffin Gems Collection

Monday, September 12, 2016

Celestial Cosmetics Love Never Dies Collection Swatches and Review

Celestial Cosmetic's Love Never Dies Collection pays tribute to Bram Stoker's Dracula with six gorgeous shades of varying effects. These are available in both the Australian and US stores right now. Let's have a look!
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Celestial Cosmetics Love Never Dies Collection

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Polish 'M Back to Reality Collection Swatches and Review

Alas, the end of summer means a lot of folks' vacations are over. To commemorate the "event" Polish 'M created the Back to Reality Collection. These cleverly named polishes, all with beautiful microflakes, complement the vacation-themed R & R Collection that released earlier this summer. I have both sets and they are stunning! Right now, the R & R Collection is marked on sale and I have a 25% off code for the Back to Reality Collection, BTR25! Let's have a closer look...

Polish 'M Back to Reality Collection

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Literary Lacquers Limited Edition Birthday Polish 2016 The Edge Swatches and Review

Every year Amy of Literary Lacquers releases a special limited edition polish for her birthday - this year it is called The Edge, after a quote from Kurt Vonnegut's 1952 novel Player Piano

I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you can see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.

Let's have a look at how Amy interpreted this!
Literary Lacquers The Edge

Friday, September 9, 2016

HydroPeptide On-the-Go Glow Travel Set Review

Travel always raises a ruckus with my skin and any easy solutions instantly catch my attention. HydroPeptide has designed the On-the-Go Glow Travel Set specifically for those of us who know we need to take products along, but get frazzled with the idea of decanting everything into cheap jars that may leak. The kit also doubles as a nice way to grab a selection of new things to try. Let's have a look!
*sent by PR for review*
HydroPeptide On-the-Go Glow Travel Set

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Lou It Yourself Fallfetti Collection Swatches and Review Part 2

I have three more polishes from the Lou It Yourself Fallfetti Collection to show you today! If you missed it, part 1 of my review was here. These launch on Friday, September 9 at 3PM MDT. Let's have a look at the brights from the collection now.
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Lou It Yourself Fallfetti Collection

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Lou It Yourself Fallfetti Collection Swatches and Review Part 1

Well, folks, it's really happening - the fall collections are rolling in now that we are wrapping up the first full week in September. On Friday, September 9 at 3PM MDT, Lou It Yourself launches the Fallfetti Collection. It is comprised of six polishes, of which I have the first three to show you today. 
*sent by the maker for photography and review&
Lou It Yourself Fallfetti Collection

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Celestial Cosmetics Store Exclusive and August Limited Edition Swatches and Review

I have two gorgeous Celestial Cosmetics polishes to share with you today - the Celestial Cosmetics store exclusive First, Last & Always and the LE August 2016 (Gladiolus). These are both available on the Celestial Cosmetics site. 
*one polish sent by the maker for photography and review and other purchased*
Celestial Cosmetics Store Exclusive and August Limited Edition

Sunday, September 4, 2016

GelMoment One Step Gel System and LED Lamp Review, Demonstration, and Swatches

Today I am excited to bring you the first gel polish review on my blog! I love gel for the shine and longevity, as well as the plump, luscious look that you rarely get with regular nail polish. The system we are going to be looking at today is GelMoment. It is sold through independent distributors - my kit was from Sheila Molles of Napa Gel. I also made an accompanying video to demonstrate prep, application, and removal as well as some tips. Let's get started!
*sent by the distributor for photography and review*

GelMoment One Step Gel System and LED Lamp

Friday, September 2, 2016

Grace-full Nail Polish Once Upon A Dream Collection Swatches and Review Part 2

I have the second half of the Grace-full Nail Polish Once Upon a Dream Collection for you to see today. If you missed it, I have the other half here. Let's have a look at these lovely, shifty holos!
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Grace-full Nail Polish Once Upon a Dream Collection

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Grace-full Nail Polish Once Upon A Dream Collection Swatches and Review Part 1

Grace-full Nail Polish is launching the Once Upon A Dream Collection this Friday, September 2, at 7PM CDT. It is comprised of seven soft pastel duochrome holos inspired by whimsical creatures, who appear on the bottles. I have half of the collection to show you today and the other half tomorrow. Let's go!
*sent by the maker for photography and review*
Grace-full Nail Polish Once Upon A Dream Collection