Category Archives: Essie

Sunday Stamping: Winter theme

Hello!  Happy beginning of December!  Today’s stamping challenge was to do a winter theme.  I decided to go with a classic: snowflakes. This is China Glaze Sea Spray for the base, topped with Essie Carnival.  Stamp is Mash 47 with … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamping: Metallic

Hello everyone!  Real life interfered with regular posting, but it has settled down now to where I believe I can say, I’m back and ready to continue my blog!  (Hopefully I didn’t just jinx myself.) For the first time in … Continue reading

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Comparison Swatches: Blue and Purple

This post is the conclusion to my 2-part comparison series.  The first one compared some white, green and orange polishes.  In this one, I will show you some blues and purple. First up, butter London HRH and Essie Sexy Divide. … Continue reading

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Real life has got in the way of my polish obsession.  Hence, no posts this past week.  *sigh* Here’s a manicure I did several weeks ago and just hadn’t posted yet. The polish is Barielle Slate of Affairs (purple) and … Continue reading

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Comparison Swatches: White, Green and Orange

Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed several polishes that are similar to each other, though maybe not exact dupes.  I thought it would be fun to do some comparison swatches and see how close they really are.  I have … Continue reading

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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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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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