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Hearts & Glass Perfect Kiss

Morning all!I found this polish on clearance at Grocery Outlet, the brand is called Hearts & Glass, I love that the bottle is actually heart shaped! This shade is named Perfect Kiss, the finish reminds me of A-England Briar Rose. I still haven’t gotten around […]

BornPretty Chameleon Swatches

Morning all~Today I have some swatches of another chameleon polish that BPS sent over for me to review, this is the shade #224!This is a tricky one, in the bottle it shifts from bright emerald to teal, but it’s almost impossible to catch on the nail. […]

Molten Blueberries

Morning all!I’m reviewing some new duochrome polishes that Born Pretty sent over for me to try out, I was sent this blueberry shade and also an emerald green polish which I’ll also be swatching in a few days.These aren’t individually named; this is shade is #223 from their chameleon collection, […]

Shimmering Creme Floral

Morning all!I’ve decided to start trying bolder color combos, I feel like my colors schemes have been pretty blah lately, so today I put together two radically different shades, and I think it turned out gorgeous!I have the neon pink Salon Perfect Oh Snap! and […]

Swatch Sunday: Wet n Wild Megalast Violet Attack

Morning everyone!This is Wet n Wild Megalast Violet Attack, I recently used it as a base for the Prisoner of Azkaban nails, and I wanted to show you what this lovely sapphire blue looked like before I cloaked it in glitter and stamping.It’s a highly pigmented and […]

Mad Man in a Box

Good morning lovelies!This is officially my favorite stamping plate of all time, it’s got Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Sherlock, and even a bonus Serenity ship!I’ve done a mani showcasing the HP stamps, now it’s time for a Doctor Who collection!These started with Polish Me Silly Love […]

Shifty shimmers

Hello lovelies!I felt like going with something simple and glittery; this lush combo is Polish Me Silly Love the Hue & China Glaze Luxe & Lush.This has become my go to glitter topper, the shredded iridescent flakie glitter looks great over any color, and looks […]

Matte to Metallic Floral

Good morning lovelies!I’ve been experimenting with different finishes of polish lately, these nails have a matte base and then I stamped with a metallic shimmer. I didn’t use topcoat, and somehow I think the stamping pops more because of it?These started with a base of […]

nitwit! blubber! oddment! tweak!

Good morning lovelies!I’ve always thought Albus had the best quotes, they’re always thought provoking or just delightfully nonsensical. I had to do some HP nails to go with my recently purchased bottle of Lucky 13 Lacquer Golden Snitch, and the plate JR-31 by My Online […]

Lucky 13 Lacquer Golden Snitch

Good morning lovelies!I was able to meet the amazing Kyoti a.k.a Lucky13Lacquer and Mishka a.k.a Accio Lacquer at Wizard World Portland a couple weeks ago, and I bought my first polish from the brand!This is Golden Snitch, it’s a sandy light creme with golden shimmer […]



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