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Seven Day Nail Polish: CND Vinylux Review and Swatches

I first mentioned Vinylux by Creative Nail Design back in June… and now it’s finally here.  The system uses the solar light that we encounter every day to harden the Vinylux top coat you apply on top of a Vinylux nail polish.  The entire system is meant to last on your nails for up to […]

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Essie Winter 2013 Collection

This year, you can forget about wearing those blacks, deep purples, and deep blues. The winter collections do have strong colours, but they’re a step away from the deep dark shades that we’ve seen so much of in previous years. Essie’s Winter 2013 collection is a mix of classic bordeaux shades, blues, and purples. The […]

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OPI San Francisco Collection and Swatches

… a little late in posting this, but if you’ve been following me on Twitter you’ve seen some of these swatches.  The San Francisco collection includes three new shades of OPI’s Liquid Sand finish which is probably my favourite way to wear matte nail polish.  It just looks so chic and under the radar, and […]

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Essie 2013 Fall Colour Collection

This, my friends, is a collection I love because there are so many rich colours in it.  Three creams, two shimmers, and a holograhic oil slick shade that is just perfect. Colours are: for the twill of it — medium brown with reflective green shimmer (this is the oil slick shade. Trust me when I say […]

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The Best Glitter Top Coat Ever: L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Top Coat in Carat Gold

So L’Oreal Paris quietly came out with these amazing Colour Riche top coats.  They come in Carat Gold, Carat Silver, Sparklicious, Smoky and Matte.  They’re in smaller bottles than the original Colour Riche nail polishes but they’re limited edition, so that’s probably why. So why is the gold the best glitter top coat ever?  Because it […]

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Polish Perfection – OPI Liquid Sand

I am totally obsessed with OPI’s Liquid Sand nail lacquers. These give a matte pebbly finish to the nails which is matte and so totally different from your usual nail look, and textured enough to be super interesting and fun to wear. If you’re into this as much as I am, you’ll want to check […]

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Dior Birds of Paradise Summer 2013 Collection

This collection is my summer obsession. Every part of it is absolutely perfect, for this summer, and every summer forever more. In fact, some of the products in this collection are so awesome that I seriously wonder how Dior is going to top this collection next summer. Read on, and you’ll see (my FAVOURITE product […]

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Essie Resort 2013

Even though Essie is known for clean nails and a nice mature aesthetic, I feel as if recently, they’ve really been excelling at trend colours and those that are bright and flirty.  For the most part, their formulations are so smooth and I love that they do more creams than shimmers, because I’m a cream kind […]

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Holiday Shopping: For Your Friend Into Nails

If there’s someone in your life that’s always wearing the latest and greatest in nail polish (you’ll know them because of all their nail art), then this is what you get them: either Illamasqua’s Nail Varnish Duo ($32), or Nails Inc. The After Party Set ($30). Both sets are must-haves because they’re from brands that […]

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This Season’s Must Have Makeup Product

comes from the Lancome counter. Check out this little bauble which comes in two absolutely perfect colours. It’s the Lancome Petit Tresor Eyeshadow which has an ombre hypnose mono eyeshadow in a pattern made to look like it was woven lame fabric. The shadows come in silver or gold, and though they look super sparkly, […]

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