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Pastel Punk Nailpolish Collection by Miracle Gel

Check out the prettiest colours for the summer.  This is the Sally Hansen Pastel Punk collection by Miracle Gel.  I hadn’t used Miracle Gel nail polish in so long, and I am pleasantly surprised by how creamy and rich all these colours are.  Two coats are needed for opaque coverage, but that’s no big deal […]

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OPI Iceland Collection

OPI’s fall collection is called Iceland, and the names of all the shades are inspired by that country.  The collection is a nice balanced fall collection.  There are a lot of cute dark colours but they’re still lighter than black so they’re not too dark.  There are also some metallics and a few pretty other […]

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New Video: Nars Wildfire Collection!

Happy Friday, everyone! The Nars Wildfire Collection is new for Spring 2017 and features colour for the eyes, and more subdued tones for the lips.  It’s a contrast to the light, pretty, floral-inspired makeup that we usually see this time of year, but it’s still on-trend – especially since aqua and teal shades of eyeshadow […]

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New OPI Alice Through The Looking Glass Collection

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I’ve been checking out a few colours from the Alice Through the Looking Glass collection from OPI.  The collection is a take off from the Disney movie that launched this weekend and features lots of bright colours mixed with some quirky dark additions to make for […]

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Dior Spring 2015 Kingdom of Colours

Spring is definitely bringing us less of the deep colours and more of the natural wearable colours and Dior’s Kingdom of Colours collection is perfect for all of that. First, the best part of the collection: Dior Lady nail polish ($28) which is the perfect light pink for spring.  Some people have described this as […]

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Thursday Threes: Favourites from OPI Spring 2014 Brazil Collection

Here are some picks from OPI’s Spring 2014 Brazil collection.  The collection is a mix of very bright colours and then a slew of purples.  The purples are easy to wear and those are the colours that I tried! Here are the colours and their descriptions: Next Stop…The Bikini Zone  This amethyst-toned pewter suits me […]

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Thursday Threes: Selections from CND Vinylux Open Road Spring 2014 Collection

Trying some of the Spring 2014 colours from Vinylux reminded me how much I really like this system.  I used it without a base coat, and it lasted for much longer than any of my other nail polishes have recently, so the system really does work! The colours included in the collection are: Powder My Nose, […]

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OPI Gwen Stefani Collection

After testing out a couple of streaky messy polishes this season, it was really nice to return to OPI’s failsafe formula used, in this case, in the Gwen Stefani collection.  The set of six colours is super pigmented, bright, and a nice transition from fall/holiday to spring. There are two glossy super pigmented cremes (my […]

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Clinique Shades of Beige Collection

Beige – we can’t get enough of it this spring, and if you’re still on the hunt for that perfect beige nail polish, Clinique has you covered. 16 Shades of Beige, the latest collection from Clinique, has an 8-shade eyeshadow palette ($40) and 8 limited edition shades of beige nail polish. Needless to say, both […]

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Essie Encrusted Treasures Collection 2013

Nail art may be a thing of the past (well, almost) but taking its place is polish finishes that are anything but ordinary. Essie may be the last to the finish line in coming out with their own uniquely finished polish, but they’ve definitely taken the category to the next level with their Encrusted Treasures […]

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