Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Lacquer by Lissa - Evergreen Tree Vinyl Nail Decals

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     Hey, babes! I'm just popping in today to let you know I'm still alive and well. December has been jam packed with personal issues for me. I'm so, so sorry for the lack of posts. January will be better. I promise! 

     Today's post is a simple look that I wore for a holiday sale I had at work. Everyone loved it! I haven't had much time for my nails, so this easy look was perfect. 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Lacquer by Lissa - Holiday Ornaments Vinyl Nail Decals

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     'Tis the season! It's been awhile since I've featured Lacquer by Lissa vinyl nail decals, hasn't it? With the holidays here, I don't have a ton of time for nail art. Luckily, Melissa of LbL sent me over a great pack of decals to review for you! Since they're so simple to use, this post will be short and sweet.

     Don't miss out on the added bonus of the Beauty Buffs link up! I'm a little late, but it's totally worth checking out all the other awesome holiday looks.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Renaissance Cosmetics - Runnymede, Love...Everything, L'Hiver, Enamoured, and Evenstar

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     Hey, babes! I have another new-to-me indie line to share with you today. I'm thoroughly impressed by these polishes and think you'll enjoy them quite a bit. 

     Renaissance Custom Lacquer is an artisan nail polish line by sisters Laura and Meghan Bissonnette, Renaissance Custom Lacquer provides unique nail polish that inspires and excites. Drawing from art, design, fashion and nature, their polishes aim to make all polish wearers feel original, fashionable, and exceptional.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer - It Got Away From Me, Yeah... [The Doctors]

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      Well, babes, I've got some good news and some bad news. The good: Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer is back with more of the It Got Away From Me, Yeah... collection. The bad: it's the last installation. 

     For this round, it's all about the Doctors and there's a special guest for two polishes and some awesome nail vinyls. Monster Polish contributed some great additions! 

     Keep on reading for all the details...

Friday, November 28, 2014

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer - Siren Scales

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     Oh, yeah! Julie of Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer is back again with another installment of the Siren Series. The Siren Series is a collection to collect. There's a new polish each month and they're limited edition! This one is limited to less than 30 bottles; each one is numbered. Keep on reading for all the info on this pretty baby...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Philly Loves Lacquer - Seeing Isn't Believing Collection

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     Ho, ho, ho! Guess what time it is? Christmas time! I'm usually a pretty big Grinch, but something has gotten into my this year. I actually have up some decorations and my awesome vintage aluminum tree has been up for over a week. I'm actually excited this year! 

     With all excitement, you can't forget about your nails. Esther of Philly Loves Lacquer is releasing a great 5 piece collection inspired by the first Santa Clause movie. You don't want to miss out on this one! 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Celestial Cosmetics - Bon Temps Collection

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     Celestial Cosmetics and Color4Nails have teamed up for another great collaboration collection! Bon Temps is inspired by the popular vampire drama True Blood. This collection has six duo/multi chrome flakie polishes that are perfect for fall and winter. You don't want to miss out on this one! Plus, there's info for the Color4Nails Black Friday sale at the end of the post!

ALIQUID Lacquer - First Fantastiversary Trio

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     ALIQUID Lacquer is celebrating her first anniversary! For this momentous occasion, she created this awesome trio plus a new lip balm. I've got all the juicy details for you!

     From Alison: "Anniversaries are the perfect time to reflect on the past year and make resolutions for the coming year. I thought about my struggles as a new indie brand and created three polishes to remind me of the qualities I'd like to foster in myself!"


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Barielle - Jetsetter Fall 2014 Collection

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     Today, I have something a bit different for you. When I first saw the newest Barielle collection, I knew I wanted to do some nail art. I tried to think of something that would work with all six shades, but I came up empty handed. Instead, I did two looks: an easy look and a more skilled look. In reality, they're both pretty easy. 

     Keep on reading for my little how tos! 

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Zoya Ignite Fall 2014 Collection

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     Whew! I feel like I've been hiding these swatches in a deep dark cave. I wore this collection well over a month ago and just got around to writing up this post. October was a rough month for me, but I'm trying to turn that around. I'm letting go of it and moving on to a better attitude. Are you with me? 

     This collection is just like every other Zoya collection. AMAZING. Keep on reading for all the details!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Powder Perfect - Another Time And Place & Fading Tapestry

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Powder Perfect - Another Time And Place & Fading Tapestry

      You read that right! I have two more Powder Perfect shades to share with you. These are also available from Color4Nails along with tons of others! These babies are both super pigmented holographics and work together perfect. Don't miss out on all the good stuff under the cut!

Friday, November 14, 2014

Powder Perfect - Fog Is Rolling In

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Powder Perfect - Fog is Rolling In

     Hey, babes! Today, I'm sharing my favorite of the four Powder Perfect shades I recently received from Color4Nails. It totally deserved it's own post! This one is such a chameleon and I couldn't narrow it down to just a picture or two. You don't want to miss out on all the good stuff under the cut!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Lighthouse of Hope Box

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Lighthouse of Hope Box

     The Lighthouse of Hope Box is a special edition collaboration between 8 indie polish makers with proceeds benefiting the group I Need a LightHouse.  I Need a LightHouse is an amazing organization that works directly with people who suffer from depressive disorders as well as educates the family members of those individuals so that they can learn coping methods and help their loved ones.  You can find more information about the organization here.

    For lots of pictures and how you can support a great cause, keep on reading!

Monday, November 10, 2014

Powder Perfect - Remember Dreaming

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Powder Perfect - Remember Dreaming

     So, what's up, babes? I have a super quick post tonight so share a new to me indie. Powder Perfect is another awesome line from Australia. Color4Nails recently received new and exclusive stock of the brand! You'll be seeing three other shades this week so you'll want to check back later!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Celestial Cosmetics - Eternal Peace

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Celestial Cosmetics - Eternal Peace

     Color4Nails is back from vacation and has tons of new stock! Tonight, I have a new Celestial Cosmetics shade that's exclusive to Color4Nails. If you aren't familiar with Celestial Cosmetics, you're missing out. CC is an awesome Australian indie line that always kills it with holographics and duochromes. 

     For lots of pictures of this beauty, keep on reading!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Lynnderella - Witch Cauldron Was It?

Lynnderella - Witch Cauldron Was It?

     Confession time: I wore this manicure back in September and completely forgot to post it! I'm so so sorry. On the bright side, it was so worth the wait. I don't wear my Lynnderella polishes often enough. This is my favorite pairing this year. It might be a Halloween polish, but it's perfect for anyone who loves orange. 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Billion Dollar Brows - Best Sellers Kit

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     Hey, babes! I have something a little different for you today. I've been wanting to move into other types of reviews and this is just a taste of what I'll be adding to my normal nail posts. 

     If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you know I have big, bold brows. I don't like to brag, but it's kind of my thing. When I was given the opportunity to try out this brow kit, I was stoked. I love trying out new brow products! 

    For a few review and a before and after, keep on reading...

Monday, November 3, 2014

Ellagee - Sparkling Gemstones Collection

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     Hey, babes! I'm hoping to get back into the swing of things this month and I'm starting out with a bang! Ellagee recently released an awesome twelve piece collection featuring shimmering jellies with tonal glitter toppers. You can mix and match them for countless looks. I have lots of pictures and details that you don't want to miss out on, so keep on reading!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Halloween Nail Art - Patchwork

     Happy Halloween! I just wanted to pop in really quick and show you what's on my nails today! I think this is my favorite look I've done in a long time. Check out the details after the jump...

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Halloween Nail Art - Black Cats


     I finally had some time to try some nail art. I was inspired by my jerk of a cat Ned. He's a 12 year old black cat who likes to kill for sport and headbutt's me if he needs something. He's a real peach. 

    Check out the details on this look under the cut!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

NYC New York Color - Midnight Beauty Collection Nail Art

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     I'm trying to get back on track and have a super quick post to share with you today. NYC New York Color is a great value drugstore brand that's always coming out with new products. Today, I have three polishes from the Midnight Beauty collection that are perfect for a Halloween look. Keep on reading for the details!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri - Halloween 2014

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     Can you believe Halloween is almost here and gone? It's my favorite time of the year, but I haven't been able to enjoy is as much as I usually do. Don't worry. I won't bore you with all the details about how I've been stressed out lately. My only outlet has been the little bit of time I have to do my nails. 

    Sally Hansen released a great quartet of limited edition shades that are perfect for the season. Keep on reading for all the details. 

Friday, October 24, 2014

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer - Siren Noir

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     Hey, babes! I can't believe that I almost forgot to share this beauty with you. Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer is about to release the next polish in the Siren Series. Siren Noir is perfect for the season. Wait until you see all the pictures I have! Keep on reading for all the details...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Barielle - Me Couture Collection Fall/Winter 2014

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     Hey, babes! I have some simple nail art look for today. I feel like I haven't done any art in a long, long time. I'm sorry for the delay. October just isn't my month. 

    Barielle recently released a great fall/winter collection. Me Couture is a set of six shades that are perfect for the season. You can mix and match them to create millions of looks. I used five of them for today's striped look. Keep on reading for all the details!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer - It Got Away From Me, Yeah... Collection [The Gents]

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     Does Julie of Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer ever stop? I'm starting to think that she's a time traveler. How else would she be able to knock out all these awesome polishes?

     Speaking of time travelers, today's post is another installation of the It Got Away From Me, Yeah... collection based on Doctor Who! This set of five is based on the gentlemen of the series.

       Keep on reading for all the details!

Monday, October 13, 2014

Rica - Metallic Foil Opaque Stamping Polishes

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     Hey, babes! Just a quick post today. I've been super busy with lots of things around the house and enjoying the fall weather. Whenever time's flying by, I reach for one coat wonders. If you aren't familiar with the term, let me show you the magic. These five metallic foils from Rica are all opaque in one coat!

     For all the details, keep on reading. 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Ladies of Peter Pan Box - Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer, Sweet Heart Polish, & Monster Polish

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     Julie of Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer has teamed up with Sweet Heart Polish and Monster Polish to create a polish box inspired by the Peter Pan rides at Disney World and Disney Land. Obviously, the Ladies of Peter Pan are Wendy and Tinkerbell. This polish duo is the perfect representation of the two. Plus, it comes with some fun extras! 

     For all the info and lots of pictures, keep on reading...

Monday, October 6, 2014

ALIQUID Lacquer - Angel in Hell Collection

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     Good afternoon! I'm back with another post about ALIQUID Lacquer. This Halloween collection, Angel in Hell, was inspired by Phantom of the Opera. Rather than just naming polishes after songs in the musical, the polishes are named for the gothic/romantic themes in the story, as well as the contrasts between beauty/ugliness and light/dark.

     Keep on reading for all the details!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Aliquid Lacquer - Puppy Love

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     October's here! Where did September go? Honestly, it was here and gone like *that*. If you weren't aware, October is Adopt a Shelter Dog month! In honor of this, Alison of Aliquid Lacquer made a special polish to raise money for the ASPCA. 

     For a beautiful polish and more information on this great cause, keep on reading...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rica - Squishy Plum Tonal Roses

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     I feel like I haven't done nail art in ages! With the passing of yet another birthday, I've been mourning the loss of my mid twenties. I'm getting old. So, so old. I shouldn't be worried about me age, but I can't help it. It's left me uninspired and just feeling blah. 

    Don't mind me being melodramatic. Keep on reading for how to recreate this rose nail art that's perfect for autumn!

Monday, September 29, 2014

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer - Too Plump & Too Polished Custom Set


     Good morning! I'm super excited to share my blog birthday customs from Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer! I wanted to get this posted a bit earlier, but I've been trying to catch the launch of the Rocky Horror Picture Show collection from MAC. It's not going as planned so I won't delay this any longer!

     Julie of BEGL is a doll. She made me Too Plump & Too Polished to commemorate my 2 years of blogging. She even gave me a few extras for my giveaway that you can find here.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Different Dimension - Heavy Metals Fall 2014 Collection

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     Different Dimension is known for some ah-mazing holographic polishes, right? Of course Missi had to do it up for fall. Heavy Metals is a steampunk inspired collection composed of six rich metallic holographics and two metallic glitter toppers. The possibilities are endless with this set and the holographics are great neutral shades. They go with anything and everything!

     For all the details, keep on reading...

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Zoya - Entice Fall 2014 Collection

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     Fall is obviously my favorite time of the year, and one of my favorite things about it is creme polish. I love a good, rich creme nail; Zoya makes some of the best I've ever used. They overrun my collection, but I'm completely okay with that. 

     This fall, Zoya has released their newest collection of six cremes. Keep on reading for all the details!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Different Dimension - Spooky Spooky Collection

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     Halloween collections are the best! I was hoping to post this awesome set from Different Dimension before today, but work got in the way. Luckily, they'll be around through the end of October. You really don't want to miss out on this one. It's a great mix of oranges, plus an amazing purple. 

    For the full review of Spooky Spooky, keep on reading!

    Don't forget about my big 2 year giveaway! You can win this whole collection! Find the post here

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer - What Wouldn't I Do? Collection

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     Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer is at it again! It's going to get a little spooky today with a collection based off the movie Practical Magic. What Wouldn't I Do? is four piece Halloween set plus a special limited edition when you purchase all of them. 

     Keep on reading for all the details!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Spellbound Nails - Give Up the Ghost [Partial] Collection

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     Who's a fan of Halloween? Well, I hope all of you said yes. This is the start of many more Halloween collections to come! 

     Up first, I have two polishes from the newest collection from Spellbound Nails. Give Up the Ghost Collection aka The Casper Collection. I loved Casper as a child and fondly remember the ghost toys. 

    You don't want to miss out on these Halloween treats! Keep on reading for all the details...

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Fall Stripe Nail Art

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Veronica and Ryan

     I feel like I haven't shared any nail art in a long time! It hasn't been that long, but whatevs. I did this simple look last week and wore it for a few days. Everyone loved it! It's amazing how the simplest looks are the ones that people dote over the most. 

    For a super fast run down of how you can recreate this look, keep on reading!

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Nail Polish Blogger Connection - Facebook Fan Giveaway

     You've got it right! Yet another giveaway to share will all of you. This time, you could win one of three $40 prizes to your choice of three different online shops. Check out all the details under the cut!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer - It Got Away from Me, Yeah... Collection [The Ladies]

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     Calling all Whovians! I'm downright giddy over this collection. Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer is releasing the It Got Away from Me, Yeah... collection soon. The first release is full of inspiration from all your favorite Doctor Who ladies.

      I recently started watching Doctor Who for research purposes. I had to know more about this collection, right? Well, about two weeks and six seasons later, I'm a big fan. So, let's get on with it. -insert Tardis whooshing sound here-

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Hobby Polish Bloggers - Facebook Giveaway Extravaganza

     Hey, babes! I hope ya'll don't mind another giveaway! This one is a big group giveaway with over thirty other talented nail polish bloggers. We all have different styles and skill levels. It's great to see such a diverse group come together like this! 

     This giveaway is super simple and has three great CASH prizes. For a list of contributors and to find out how you can enter, keep on reading!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer - Terrific Twos

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         I'm not the only one around here who's now two years old! My friend Julie, the mastermind behind Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer, also has a blog. Wishes of a Blue-Eyed Girl started two years ago. To commemorate the event, she created Terrific Twos. I'm so glad she decided to share this with me. It's ggorgeous Keep on reading for all the details on how you get your own!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Plump and Polished 2nd Blogiversary Giveaway

    Two years! Can you believe it? I wouldn't be here today if it weren't for the love and support all of you have given me! From my readers to my fellow blogger friends and I can't forget all of those awesome brands that have worked with me over the course of the last two years. To celebrate this momentous occasion, I'm hosting a giant giveaway. To put it lightly, this is giveaway is pretty kickass. I have tons of prizes from various indies, plus a few gift cards. Some prizes are only available for USA participants, but don't let that deter you. The prizes that are open to international readers too are just as good! 

Keep on reading for all the prizes and to see how you can enter!

Rica - Royal Ladies Collection

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    Are you ready for some holographic goodness? Rica has been killing it lately with collection after collection of beautiful polish. This one is no different. Today's all about the Royal Ladies. 

       Keep on reading for a full review and lots of pictures! The last picture of each polish is in LED light to really show off the holographic effect. Don't miss out!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Gloss 'N Sparkle - The Talisman, Lead Paint, and Rose Madder

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       Hey, babes! I've got yet another post with polishes that you can pick up from Color4Nails.com! Are you familiar with the site? Color4Nails is an international stockist for so many indies across the globe. You can find tons of polishes on the site and there's worldwide shipping! It's the perfect place to give gift certificates from. I'll actually be giving away a $50 GC soon! Be on the lookout for that next week or so. 

     Today's post features three polishes from Gloss 'N Sparkle, an Australian indie. This is a new brand for me so keep reading to find out what I think of them!

Friday, September 12, 2014

Forever Polished - Fall Duo

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     Have I mentioned that fall makeup collections are my favorite? I've been eyeing up all the vampy polishes and lipsticks. I want it all. This is the best season! Seriously. The best. 

      Today's post is a duo from Forever Polished that's the perfect glitter to transition from summer to fall. Keep on reading for all the details....

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer - Sunburned Siren

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      Last month, I introduced you to new collection from Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer. The Siren Series is a collection to collect. You can find the other polish, Siren Seahorse, here. This month's polish is even more stunning. Sunburned Sired wowed me as soon as I saw it. When I put it on, it sang its sweet, sweet song to me. I'm in love with this! 

     For all the details and lots of pictures, keep on reading....

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Beauty Buffs - Fall

     The Beauty Buffs, a bitchin' group of beauty and fashion bloggers who come together every two weeks to show off a theme, are back again! This week's theme is fall. Personally, I prefer the term autumn over fall, but that's not what today's about. 

      Autumn is my absolute favorite season. Nearly my entire polish stash is from autumn collections. I love warm and rich tones as well as vampy and jewel tones. This look was the perfect reason to pull out some warm polishes. Keep on reading for all the details!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Rica - Summer Mint & Pinky Promise and Giveaway

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     Well, it's officially football season here in the US. If you're familiar with it at all, you know that Pittsburgh is a huge football town. I'm not into sports at all. I honestly couldn't care less about them. Where am I going with this? ha! My dude has currently taken over the living room to watch the Steelers so I'm in my nail cave trying something new. 

     Rica stamping polishes are some of my favorites, but I've never tried a double stamp before. I think it worked out well! For all the details, but a giveaway, keep on reading!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Picture Polish - Sizzle

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     School is back in session and fall is fast approaching, but summer isn't over yet! It's still blazing hot here in Pittsburgh and I'm trying to get in all the neon nails I can before the leaves start changing. Today's post is on point! 

    For all the details on this look, keep on reading!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Forever Polished - It's A Fairy World Collection

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      Forever Polished is back with another great collection! It's A Fairy World contains a glittery creme, three glittery jellies, and two glitter toppers. I had so much fun swatching this collection and can't wait to show it off! Keep on reading for all the details.

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