Holiday Dotticure

Holiday dotticure featuring polishes by OPI, Sally Hansen, Zoya, Fingerpaints and Barielle

Are you ready for the holidays? My house is decorated, a lot of my shopping is already done, but for some reason I am just not in the holiday spirit this year. I decided to do a holiday mani to help get me in the mood. When it comes to Christmas, I prefer traditional colors. Naturally, my first holiday dotticure of the year needed to reflect that preference!  Continue reading

Sinful Colors Partial Winter 2015 Swatches and Review Part 2: The Toppers

Sinful Colors Holiday 2015

As mentioned in the first part of my review, part 2 is dedicated to 5 of the Finishing Touch toppers. I have five to show you today and two of them are brand new!

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Sinful Colors Partial Winter 2015 Swatches and Review Part 1: The Solids

Sinful Colors Holiday 2015

Hello again! Today I am posting part one of my swatches for the Sinful Colors Winter 2015. This collection has 25 polishes in it(26 if you find them at Walgreens). Completely UN-shockingly, most of them are re-promotes. By my count (please correct me if I am wrong) there are five new polishes this go-round and one of them is a Walgreens exclusive, so you’ll need a mule to get iti f you don’t have any Walgreens stores in your area. Let’s get started with part one!

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Sonia Kashuk – On the Hunt

Sonia Kashuk - On the Hunt

I love the 2-3 months after Christmas. It always comes with great opportunities for acquiring new nail polish. Target is my number one place to score drugstore brand polishes and this year has not disappointed! I’ve picked up a ton of great polishes for very little investment. I’m leaning more and more towards creme polishes lately and I feel like I hit the jackpot! The first of my pretties is the one featured in this post, Sonia Kashuk – On the Hunt.

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I Know What I Wore for Christmas Last Year… But I Can’t Show You.

Christmas a la Barielle

So, yeah. I spent a lot of time early in December, trying to decide what the crown jewel of my Christmas manicures would be. The special one I’d have on for Christmas day (yes, these are they types of thoughts that consume me, don’t judge!). Then there was the sickness. Which lead to the exhaustion. Which lead to me wearing a chipped manicure for almost 4 days (7 days total!). Sadly, it didn’t get any better.

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White and gold manicure with berries

Winter Berry nails featuring OPI - Don't Touch my Tutu

I participated in a Secret Santa with my ladies from the BHB and my amazing Santa got me a polish that had been on my wishlist for at least 6 months. It’s hardly shocking that it is like the first polish I tried out, right?

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Catching up on my Christmas manis

OPI - My Vampire is Buff stamped with Essie - Good as Gold

December was a bit on the sucky side this year. I was sick for most of it and only had enough energy to deal with the holiday stuff going on, which didn’t leave nearly enough time for manicures and polish. I have several holiday manicures that I wanted to post and never did, so they all go here to help me catch up on my posting. I never even managed to find the energy to post these manis to IG, so I am putting them all together in one post.

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My True Love Creations Swatches, Reviews and Bonus Nail Art!

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Late last week, I got an envelope I had been expecting from Canada. Inside were 4 little bottles of love from My True Love Creations. All of these polishes are from her upcoming collection due to hit her store in January and I  do love them all! However, one in particular has found a place amongst my most favorite all-time polishes.

My True Love Creations Winter Collection
My True Love Creations Winter Collection

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#pymdec2014 St. Nicholas, Candy Cane and Christmas Tree Nails

Santa, Christmas Tree and Peppermint mani

Yeah, so I wanted to do the @pushyourmani December challenge, but my plans went awry when I got sick. So this mani is all about keeping up with the challenge and putting multiple prompts into one manicure – it ended up being a bit busy, but I really like how the Santa came out especially!

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