Moonflower Polish ~ November ’20 PPU

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Are we ready for this? I mean, it’s NOVEMBER PPU! November!! Christmas is right around the corner. Today I have for you Moonflower Polish‘s contribution to the theme Red Carpet. Nadia was inspired by Ariana Grande’s grey dress from the 2020 Grammy Awards. Here is the inspiration pic which I grabbed from google:

Silver Lining is a grey based holo base with a pink to red to gold shifting shimmer. To me this is antiqued silver. Such a gorgeous holo! I only saw pink shimmer. For the life of me I just could not catch the shift on film. It doesn’t matter really because the pink shimmer is strong and beautiful and it totally compliments the base. This polish is on the thinner side for Nadia’s usual polish. Even with a thinner base I was still able to stamp. And even better I still only used 1 coat. Lot’s of pics ahead!! I used 1 coat for my swatches. Price $12.50 Cap 100/US 5/UK.

What do you think? I think Silver Lining perfect for the season. I see my daughter stealing this from me in the very near future lol. Abi is obsessed with holo and darker polishes. This will definitely stamp better over darker colors but it will also work for lighter colors as well. The cap for this polish is only 100 for US and 5 for UK so make sure you have warmed up your ninja fingers! Polish Pickup will be open November 6th-9th only. Thanks for reading. Have a good night y’all.

LevelUP Lacquer ~ Oct. 2020 PPU

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Hello! Home from my quick little getaway and I feel so refreshed. It’s amazing what 2 nights on the water can do for you. Anyways, I am back with LevelUp Lacquer‘s contribution for October’s PPU theme of animation! Let’s have a look at this polish inspired by water breathing (10th form) from Demon Slayer (Anime series).

Constant Flux is a medium blue crelly with a scattered holographic shimmer and white and iridescent glitters in multiple shapes and sizes. I love the way the iridescent glitters subtly flash through the base color. This polish was a little on the thick side but nothing you can’t work with! This polish can be worn in 2-3 coats or layered over a darker color. I used 3 coats for my swatches. Price $11. Cap: 250 US / 50 UK

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I love Constant Flux. It’s something I have never seen before and it’s so very pretty. PPU will be open from October 2nd – October 5th. Don’t forget to add this unique beauty to your wish list! Links below. Have a great week y’all 🙂

Glisten & Glow ~ Birthday Quad

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Hi everyone 👋  I hope you are all having a great new year so far! Today is Jill’s Birthday and to celebrate she has this fantastic quad available! In my opinion, these are the best G&G‘s yet ❤ Let’s jump right in because they are available today and you are gonna wanna grab them!


They are gorgeous aren’t they? I’m just going to show them in the order I swatched them. I ended up liking the first and second ones the most!

It’s Capricorn Season is a medium grey crelly loaded with a rainbow of UCC flakies and a strong pink/purple shimmer. If you catch it at the right tilt, the shimmer is also green. This one is so freaking awesome! Formula is absolutely perfect. All of the polishes in this quad are flawless really. I didn’t realize how much I loved grey polish until I had this on my nails. Especially with the rainbow of flakies happening. I could not stop staring at it and I put it back on as soon as my swatches were done. The art I did is the Capricorn astrology sign. I am very proud of it lol. I used 2 prefect coats plus G&G glossy and matte top coats for my swatch. It’s Capricorn Season will be $9.75 USD.

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Thirty Eight & Great is a medium dusty purple crelly polish with blue UCC flakies and royal blue to aqua unicorn shimmers. Omg this one 😍 The blue everything against this shade of purple is to die for. The components of this polish were made to be put together. Flawless formula of course! 2 coats plus G&G glossy and matte top coats for my swatches. Thirty Eight & Great will be $9.75 USD.

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38 Wishes is a ultra marine blue scattered holo with pink to purple UCC flakies, bronze to orange UCC flakies, and loaded with green to gold color shifting shimmers. I expected this to be sheer. I was super impressed and surprised when it covered fully in 2 perfect coats. The shimmer in this polish is very strong. I thought this was a duo chrome at first. 2 coats with G&G glossy and matte top coats for my swatches. 38 Wishes will be $9.75 USD.

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1981 is a dark indigo purple to medium grape purple holographic thermal polish with blue shimmers and a sprinkling of silver holo micro glitters. Yup, gorgeous! The thermal shift is subtle but so very pretty. Thermals are so much fun. All purple lovers will need this polish in their collection 💜 Again, this polish was absolutely perfect. 2 coats plus G&G glossy and matte top coats for my swatches. 1981 will be $9.75 USD.

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I also did some reversed stamping using all of the colors in the Birthday Quad!

The Birthday Quad will be available today, January 8th at 7pm EST. Polishes will be $9.75 USD each or you can purchase the whole quad for $33 USD. Since I always leave links below, make sure to stop by everywhere you can to send Jill a very Happy Birthday ❤😘🎂🎁 Have a great day y’all!! 




Dr.’s REMEDY Holiday ’18 Duo

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Hi guys! My first Holiday post (this year)!! Spoiler alert*** It’s a good one ❤ I have used Dr.’s REMEDY before and they are so good. These, though, blew me away. Totally high end status with polish that feels like it’s an indie! Let’s have a look.

 

MAGNETIC Midnight is such an exquisite polish. MM is described as “an intergalactic charcoal with glittery specks of multicolor shimmer, this mesmerizing lacquer is truly out of this world. Perfect for holiday parties when you feel like turning up the glam factor, it’s pretty much glitz in a bottle.” I’m gonna call this one a chocolate charcoal. It has a shimmer that really warms the polish and gives it a chocolatey hue. It is packed with holo flakies of different sizes! Totally an indie feeling polish. What’s even better is that MAGNETIC Midnight is a 1 coater. Totally opaque in 1 super smooth coat. You will see in my swatch video I have linked below 🙂 I used 2 coats (because that’s just what I do) plus glossy and matte top coats for my swatches. This polish is $17 USD. *This polish is not magnetic.

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GIVING Garnet is another stunner! GG is described as “a shimmer-flecked flash of bold crimson color, this festive hue is about as holiday as it gets. Whether you sweep it on a single finger as an accent shade or go all-in with a ruby slipper-inspired mani—you’ll undoubtedly have a celebration on your hands.” I am so happy that they mentioned the ruby slipper thing. I have so many red glitter polishes, it’s one of my favs <3. NONE of them come as close as this to that ruby slipper feeling!! I put this one on as fast as I could. The base is a red jelly. Not pink that builds to red, but RED!! I find this to be a very hard thing to find for red jelly and/or crelly polishes. This is pretty much pure glitter so I recommend a peel off base coat and a really good top coat to smooth out the glitters. Formula was fantastic! I just can’t say enough about GIVING Garnet! I used 3 thin coats for my swatches plus glossy and matte top coats. This polish is $17 USD.

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Can you see the dark green holly under the snow flakes? It got pretty lost 😦 The flakes are so cute though! So, if you’re just down here for a recap, YOU NEED THEM! I seriously cannot scream loud enough at you all that you must try these polishes, or at the very least, the brand. These are not only fantastic made polishes, they are more healthy for your nails then regular polish. They are enriched with things like: garlic bulb extract, vitamins C & E, wheat protein, tea tree oil, and more. Click HERE for more info on this polish made by doctors!! These are available now so what are you waiting for?? Let me know what you think in the comments 🙂 Links below.

 

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Live Swatches

Gilmore Girl Thanksgiving Box

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Happy Monday! Today I have a Thanksgiving box inspired by Gilmore Girls “A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving” from Wildflower Lacquer and LynB Designs 🙂 Before I go any further let me just add this to my list of shows to watch… Will it make me cry? I am super emotional to begin with so sappy is just too much for me. The sadness over fiction is real people!! Anyways, I know it’s super popular so chances are you have watched it and love it. If that’s the case, this box was made for you. I want to take you through a Thanksgiving dinner with this set so sit back and let your imagination and my pics do their work 🙂

 

Whether you do dinner at your house or someone else’s, whether it’s traditional or not, we all know the main “holiday scent”. You know, the spice with the slight sweet?! Oh, it’s so good. My mom used to put orange peels, cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a pan on the stove and let it simmer slowly and it would fill the entire house with that warm cozy scent. We’ll Skip The Rolls IS JUST THAT!!! Seriously! It’s orange, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. This personal essential oil diffuser will totally put you in the holiday mood  ❤  Are we ready for dinner?

Tofurky is a sheer greige (gray/beige) polish with purple and copper sparks and scattered ucc flakies that shift from red to orange to gold. Tofurky has a wonderful formula that starts very sheer but builds. After 3 thin coats I did still have a slight visible nail line but I don’t mind that. I actually feel that because the polish itself is dainty that the sheerness goes along with that perfectly. I used 3 thin, smooth coats plus glossy and matte top coats for my swatches.

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For dessert we have Let’s Eat, And Eat, And Eat. This polish has a pinky red base with holo micro flakies and shimmer that shifts from golden to red to purple. Formula on this baby was fantastic. 2 coats plus glossy and matte top coats for my swatches. And some sweet nail art 😉

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Now for second dessert!! C’mon…. we all know that’s a thing 🙂 Besides, you aren’t actually consuming anything anyways! Banana Girls is a wax melt that smells like freshly baked banana cream pie topped with juicy pearberry, and rounded out by the sweet aroma of vanilla. Guys, I have no clue what pearberry is but I don’t think it matters lol. It smells exactly like a fresh banana cream pie. The description is spot on ❤ I was able to cut it in half to use it twice and I have half melting right now. SO GOOD!!! How did I do? Did you get the whole dinner vibe? Now you need the box to make it official 🙂

The Gilmore Girl Thanksgiving Box will be available for preorder October 28th – November 4th in Wildflower Lacquer‘s shop. The box will be $20 USD plus shipping. The polishes will also be available separately for $10 USD each. Soooooo, just get the box so you get the wax melt and diffuser free!! Totally worth it ❤ Let me know in the comments what you like best! Links below 🙂 Have a great day all ❤

 

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Live YouTube Swatches

Music City Beauty ~ 5 Year Duo

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Hello! Happy hump day. Today I bring you a few pretties from Music City Beauty. This is a new to me brand. I was definitely excited to try them! This is the 5 year duo. 5 years in the indie polish business is no small feat. The time and effort that goes into owning your own small business is incredible! Congrats Kim ❤

 

 

The first polish is Dreams Come True. This is a dark royal blue scattered holo with pink, green and blue flakies. The formula was great. It went on smooth with no issues at all. The flakies were hard to capture on camera but they are there in person. Ill add a bottle macro so you can really see the flakes. I used 2 coats plus glossy and matte top coat for my swatch.

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The second polish is called 5 Years And Counting. This one is a multi chrome that flashes between gold, green and red and has silver holo microflakies. 5 Years And Counting was flawless. Super easy to work with and oh so gorgeous. I tried my best to get all the shifts. You will see it best in the macros. I used 3 thin coats for my swatch plus glossy and matte top coats.

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Overall, I am very happy with these polishes. I especially like Dreams Come True. The shade of blue is stunning. Dreams Come True will be $11 USD and 5 Years And Counting will also be $11 USD. They will also be available as a set for $19.80 USD. Be sure to act fast though because there are only so many sets available! The polishes will be available starting August 25th at 7pm CST through September 1st at 7pm CST or until they sell out. Let me know in the comments which one you like best! Links below 🙂 Have a good rest of the week ❤

 

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Glisten & Glow: Glorious Glistenettes ~ Oceanic Overture

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Guys! I have some of the prettiest polish you have ever seen!! Jill has made more of her Glorious Glistenettes ❤ The Oceanic Overture Collection is going to be a 3 part series. Pay close attention to release dates because these are all going to be one batch then done! I have part 1 for you today and some cuticle oils! This will be a long post picture wise so I’ll cut the chit chat.

First up is Sea Turtle Sonata. This polish is a mega holo with purple/blue/green/teal holo ucc flakes and teal and blue shimmers. I used 3 coats with glossy and matte top coat (all G&G) for my swatches.

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Dolphin Duet is also a mega holo base with bronze/red/gold/pink/purple holo ucc flakes and it’s loaded with pink/red shifting shimmer. My swatch shows 3 coats with glossy and matte top coats.

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Last is Beluga Blues. Ugh so pretty. It’s a super holo polish with pink/red/gold/green holo ucc flakes, blue micro flakes and violet shimmer. My swatches show 3 coats with glossy and matte top coats.

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Here is what I think: These are freaking fantastic! I do think that the shimmer is a little lost in the intense holo. When you matte it, it really comes out. The formula is as expected for Glisten & Glow, super smooth and easy to work with. These actually dry pretty fast too!

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There will also be 3 new and 2 re-released cuticle oil scents. These will be in the new twist style! I am excited about this. Every time I put the cap on my pen click ones I would click it by accident lol!! This will stop that from happening 🙂 The 2 re-released scents are Summer Sorbet (a blend of orange, peach, watermelon, tangerine, and a touch of strawberry), and Nectars Of The Caribbean (Island fun blended with sweet fruit nectars). NOTC is my favorite of all and its so peachy/tangeriney ❤ Totally in love! Summer Sorbet is a subtle fruit salad. Not overpowering but very long lasting! The new scents are Pineapple Whipped Dream (juicy fresh cut pineapple with a touch of whipped cream), Papaya Mango Madness (tropical sweet mangos and papayas), and Seashore (clean scent of waves, air, and sun of a summer day by the seashore). The Pineapple Whipped Dream is neat. You can totally smell the pineapple and you can totally smell the whipped cream. But they also blend soooooo good ❤ Papaya Mango Madness is nice but not my cup of tea. I love mangos but I do not like papaya :/ My mother in law loves it so she has been using it ❤ Seashore smells exactly like a seashore. That’s all I can say about it because the description is just spot on.

Now for the details. The Oceanic Overture Collection part 1, as well as the 5 cuticle oils, will be available on August 10th at 7pm EST. The polishes will be $11 USD each or $30 USD for the set. The cuticle oils will be $6.99 USD each. From August 10th – September 10th 2018, cuticle oils are the product of the month and will only be $4 USD each!! Stock up 🙂 I think that’s it! What was your favorite polish? Favorite cuticle oil scent? As always the links are below 🙂 Have a great night<3

 

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Moonflower Polish ~ Spring Holos

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Hello Lovelies ❤ It’s the weekend!! Any plans? I am at the in laws dog sitting 🙂 I love it so much. They have a boxer named Brisco and I swear he is my best friend<3<3<3 The in laws are on their way to pick up a new baby boxer right now! So excited 🙂 I am also really excited to bring you these new stamping polishes from Nadia at Moonflower Polish! I am still obsessing over the formula of these polishes! There is 4 iridescent, duochromey, holo jellies in this set. Let’s get to them 🙂

First things first, formula. AMAZING! These are 2-3 coat polishes but most worked for me with just 2! Which I think says a lot because I polish my coats very thin! You can’t even tell that its a jelly base really. It is super smooth and opaque. Not solid, but not sheer. And of course they are made to stamp. They do perfectly ❤ “For stamping, the effect should be a shimmery glow over a dark base or a bright pastel over lighter bases. If used as regular polish, 1 coat over black will enhance the duochrome shifts.”  Ok seriously this time….

First polish is Amapola. “Reddish jelly holographic base that shifts red-pink-orange. Amapola means hibiscus in Spanish.” This color is so different. It’s like a rusty, rosey, reddish-pink. This one was the sheerest. I used 3 thin coats plus top coat.

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Next is this fantastic blue! “Crepúsculo – blue jelly holographic base with a purple-blue-teal shift. Crepúsculo means twilight in Spanish.” I used 2 buttery coats and top coat.

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I think this next one will be a favorite. Everyone loves a good purple. “Mariposa – purple jelly holographic base that shifts purple-silver-blue shift. Mariposa means butterfly in Spanish.” This one was also 2 thin perfect coats with top coat.

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The last one is my favorite!! “Tortuga – yellow leaning green holo jelly base with a green-yellow-gold shift. Tortuga means turtle in Spanish.” This one is AWESOME! I have had it on my Cinderella hand for more than a week… by itself!! I never do that 🙂 So. Freaking. Pretty! I used 2 perfect coats with top coat for this baby. I forgot to take a single macro so I will update this when I do! This one has the strongest shift!!

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So which one is your favorite? I love them all but Tortuga is just omg… Prices are $9 for the 15ml, $34 for the set. $5 for the 7ml minis, $18 for the set. Release day is March 16th at 9 am. Don’t miss them. Have a great weekend everyone 🙂

 

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Sassy Pants Polish ~ Polish Pickup March 2018

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Sunday… a pretty crappy one too 😦 Rainy and chilly. Totally ready for warmer weather! Maybe this ocean looking polish from Sassy Pants Polish will help!! So, this is my first time using this brand. Wow was I impressed ❤ This polish is a part of the March 2018 Polish Pickup and will only be available from March 2nd – 5th 2018! HERE is where you can get the info about PPU and how it works! The theme for March is Books!!! Let’s get to that polish.

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Where The Wild Things Are is the inspiration behind Wild Things. It’s an azure blue, holo, jelly polish with micro holo glitters and shreds. My favorite part is the purple/red shimmer! The formula was SOOOOO good for a jelly polish. The first coat was a bit sheer but it built up in 3 thin coats. It did not get totally opaque but the squishiness and glitter will keep you occupied so you won’t even mind the VNL 🙂 It is like looking into a carribean ocean. 3 coats with top coat!

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Very oceanic right?! This polish will be $12. Make sure you have an alarm set because the time that this is available is small and strict! Links below 🙂 Hope the rest of your Sunday is relaxing!! TTYS friends ❤

 

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LE Polish ~ Polish Pickup March 2018

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Hello! Back again with another Polish Pickup contribution! If you don’t know how the Polish Pickup Pack works, click HERE. Make sure you are a part of the group on Facebook to keep up on what’s available, and be able to give suggestions and vote! HERE is where you shop when it’s time. The theme for March is BOOKS and the shop will only be open from March 2nd – 5th, 2018! Let’s see what Allison, owner of LE Polish, has to offer.

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Here is a little of the inspiration! This is from the movie The Virgin Suicides. I have never seen this so I can’t comment on it. I am, however going to be watching it tomorrow because it’s what I do 🙂  “Women in Disguise is a bright blue polish full of color shifting flakies and an aqua to gold shift.” It is the perfect cerulean color ❤ ❤ ❤ MY FAVORITE!! I have been wearing my swatch for days and I am going to be sad when I take it off. Perfect jelly formula. Builds up perfectly in 3 thin coats. I also used top coat!

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Isn’t it breathtaking? This would be perfect for any type of aquatic mani. I would love to do some twin nails with this when you buy it! Leave a comment if you’re interested. Have a great night ❤