Monday, February 24, 2014

Butter London Boho Rock Collection Swatches - Goss and Keen

Hi guys! Today I have two polishes from the recent Butter London Boho Rock Collection to show you.
These two shades are gorgeous and extremely wearable, I hope you guy enjoy the swatches!

Butter London Goss
Goss - Two coats.

Goss is an elegant rose gold metallic foil polish.

The formula on Goss wasn't bad, you have to apply slowly and smoothly in order to avoid brushstrokes.
I really love it and I can't wait to try it with stamping plates! I don't have another rose gold metallic in my collection.

Butter London Keen
Keen - Three coats.

Keen is a really pretty delicate peach creme polish.

Keen applied good, it was a little streaky but nothing difficult.
It's a really nice peachy nude polish and I really liked it on me!


Sunday, February 16, 2014

Colors by Llarowe Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Hey guys! Today's post is just a quick one, I have been slacking so bad lately D:
I received my Llarowe purchase the other day, with my first CBL polishes in it!
I have been wanting to try them for ages and I finally broke down and bought a few!

And I just had to put this baby on right away!
Below is two coats of CBL Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.

Colors by Llarowe Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (1) Colors by Llarowe Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (3) Colors by Llarowe Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (4)

The formula was a little thick which was unexpected, I was expecting it to be thinner like normal jelly polishes.
But it still applied really nicely and I didn't have any issues with it. Easy peasy!
I was happy to find out that the removal was the same, super easy.
It does dry the tiniest bit gritty and I found that for pictures it looked best with two coats of topcoat.
The first photo only has one and you can tell that it looks less smooth than photos 2 & 3.
It was not noticeable in person at all though. I'm really impressed with this polish and I can't wait to try the other 3 I bought!

I hope you guys all have had a wonderful weekend!
Did anybody do anything fun for Valentine's Day?

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

GlitterDaze LE Birthday Duo - Swatches & Review!

Hi all! Today's post is a Limited Edition Duo from GlitterDaze to celebrate their two year anniversary!
GlitterDaze is also having a ton of great deals this month that you should check out! Check it out below.


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Contrary Polish Bal Masque from the March A Box, Indied.

Hey guys! Today's post is featuring the Contrary Polish from the March Mardi Gras themed A Box, Indied.
Bal Masque is available solely through the March A Box, Indied. Read more about A Box, Indied below.

Contrary Polish Bal Masque (4) Contrary Polish Bal Masque (3)
Bal Masque 

Bal Masque is kind of a dusty cornflower blue with a tinge of purple, filled with golden microflake shimmer.

Bal Masque has a really great formula, it goes on very smooth and evenly.
It's a bit sheer and requires three coats for opacity, but it's also layerable. 
I wore it built up on it's own.

Contrary Polish Bal Masque Macro (2)
Macro gorgeousness :D

Contrary Polish Bal Masque Macro (1)

For those of you who might not know about what the A Box, Indied is, it's a themed monthly
subscription box that contains 5 polishes or nail related items from 11 possible indie brands.
You can sign up to get a box every month or just purchase one box at a time.
The items in the box are only available through the A Box, Indied. 

You can purchase the March A Box, Indied on Llarowe once it releases on Feb. 26th.
The A Box, Indied boxes sell for $50.00.

And Contrary Polish is available from Carrie's blog and the following sites.

Femme Fatale Cosmetics
Norway Nails
Rainbow Connection
Mei Mei's Signatures

Also be sure to follow both Contrary Polish and Llarowe on Facebook & Twitter!

Contrary Polish - Facebook & Twitter.
Llarowe - Facebook & Twitter.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Liquid Sky Lacquer - Swatches & Review!

Hi guys, Happy Friday! I hope you are all having fun tonight and this weekend!
I'm not really up to much, spending the night at home playing video games and watching some movies!

This evenings post is featuring a indie brand that I've never tried before - Liquid Sky Lacquer!
I hope you guys enjoy this post! Let me know what you are all up to this weekend! 
Liquid Sky Lacquer (3) Liquid Sky Lacquer (2)

Saturday, February 1, 2014

OPI Gwen Stefani Skittle Nail Art

Hi all! Today's post is of a nail art skittle manicure I did using some polishes form the OPI Gwen Stefani collection.
I posted my review & swatches on the blog yesterday, you can check it out here!

You can see a breakdown of what I did to each nail below! Hope you guys like it!

Opi Gwen Stefani Nail Art (1) Opi Gwen Stefani Nail Art (2) Opi Gwen Stefani Nail Art (3)


For this nail I started off with 4 In The Morning, then I added on a large diamond stud from the Over & Over A-Gwen set.

I used a little too much glue and the excess is a little noticeable in the pictures but it wasn't in person.


On this nail I used Love.Angel.Music.Baby. as the base color and using I Sing In Color and Over and Over A-Gwen .

I free-handed the leopard print with a dotting tool.


For this nail I used a nail art brush and Over and Over A-Gwen & 4 In the Morning to do a sort of color block manicure. Then I added six black crystals from the Over and Over A-Gwen set.  It looks a little funky top putting topcoat over it, so I guess maybe you shouldn't topcoat over studs and gems? I don't really use them enough to know these things! : /


The pinky nail has I Sing In Color as the base coat and then I framed it with Love.Angel.Music.Baby.

Then I added a single gold stud again from the Over and Over A-Gwen set!


I think the Over & Over A-Gwen boxed set is a really fun starter kit for those you want to try out nail art with gems and studs! It's a nice way to try out different kinds without having to buy a ton of each without knowing if you'll like them or not.
Not to mention the perfect formula of Over & Over A-Gwen! The Over & Over A-Gwen boxed set retails for $14.95.

Be sure to follow OPI on FacebookInstagram, & Twitter!

And a completely random side note - I just finished Dexter yesterday. I don't even know how I feel right now D:
Season 8 seemed all over the place, I still love the show though. I stopped watching it a few seasons ago and caught up when I realized that it's on Netflix. What should I watch now?!?? lol Also I can't believe that it's February!