Monthly Archives: May 2012

White Comparison Swatches

Greetings my wonderful readers!  Wow, real life can really get in the way of nail polish.  Hopefully my absence just made your heart grow fonder!  🙂 Here’s my dog Kipling.  Isn’t he a cutie? Ok, now for some nail polish. … Continue reading

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Stamping Debut

There’s so many different nail art techniques and as a newbie to this obsessive hobby I am scrambling to catch up.  I finally tried my hand at stamping.  It is easy and hard.  Easy to get the stamp on the … Continue reading

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Barielle A Bouquet for Ava Swatches

I’ve got a new brand to look at today: Barielle.  I bought a few Barielles, but so far have only tried A Bouquet for Ava. First, an apology.  My camera could not capture this color correctly, no matter how I … Continue reading

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Rescue Beauty Lounge Scrangie Swatches

I was so impressed by Rescue Beauty Lounge Halcyon that I said to heck with my budget and ordered a whole bunch of Rescue Beauty Lounge polishes.  At $20 each, they are certainly pricier than others, however, there are more … Continue reading

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A England Princess Sabra Swatches

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that it had been a rough couple of days.  That’s due to these crazy ridiculous headaches I’ve been getting.  Fortunately I will be seeing a doctor today and hopefully either she will give me either … Continue reading

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Orly Space Cadet Swatches

It’s been a tough couple of days, which is why I’m delinquent in posting new swatches.  But, I hope you will forgive me when you see what I have to show you today! This is Orly Space Cadet, released a … Continue reading

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Rescue Beauty Lounge Halcyon Swatches

Being a nail polish newbie (relatively speaking), I’ve been amazed at all the wonderful brands available.  Of course, over the years I saw the ‘drugstore’ brands in CVS and Target, etc.  The nail salons I’ve been to only had OPI. … Continue reading

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Essie Wicked Swatches

I tend to favor bright vibrant colors in the bottle, but when it comes to how it looks on my hand, I have to admit that dark colors look best with my skin tone.  Every time I put on a … Continue reading

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My Ratings System

Hi, all!  I’ve been working on a rating system for a while and am now prepared to unveil it.  This helps me, and I hope it helps you, to determine at a glance how good a nail polish is.  In … Continue reading

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