Tag: orange

Apr 16 2013

Zoya Pixie Dust – Summer 2013

Disclaimer: Press samples. See bottom for more. Zoya has given the phrase “Give me Liberty…” a whole new meaning! Liberty is the name of one of six new Pixie Dust polishes for summer that totally feeds into my love of the texture craze right now! How about we hop right into swatches?! Solange: Solange is this …

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Apr 04 2013

Jesse’s Girl JulieG Frosted Gum Drops

Disclaimer: Products purchased by me I’m definitely into the texture craze. I was worried that not wearing a top coat meant texture polishes would chip quicker and weaken my nails (top coat always makes ’em tougher!). But that’s not the case. These polishes dry to a tough finish, but they also dry tough, period. One of …

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Mar 01 2013

OPI Euro Centrale Spring-Summer 2013 Collection

Who’s ready for spring and summer? *Raises hand and snaps fingers like a school kid trying to get the teacher’s attention* OPI Euro Centrale Spring-Summer 2013 Collection has some nice selections that get me in the mood for the upcoming milder weather…because people, my cuticles can NOT take much more of this cold! I chose …

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Feb 07 2013

New Jesse’s Girl JulieG Nail Polish Shades

The social media team behind Jesse’s Girl Cosmetics finally started an Instagram account (@IWantJessesGirl) for the brand, and the first thing I see on it? A photo of the 27 new shades of JulieG Nail Polish available NOW at Rite Aid. So, I happened to need a trip to the drug store (haha, yeah right!), and I decided …

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Jan 31 2013

Milani Color Statement Lipsticks and Lipliners: The Oranges and The Reds

When I saw the press release from Milani Cosmetics about their new Color Statement Lipsticks and Lipliners, I knew I was going broke. Not only am I obsessed with lipsticks, but I’m obsessed with the bright lip trend right now, as I’ve mentioned (I probably mention it too much, right? Haha)! Milani’s new line totally …

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Oct 31 2012

Happy Halloween 2012!

I hope you have a scare-tastic, spook-tacular day, friends! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays – it’s just pure fun! Today I’ve got a couple Halloween manis to share! Eyes in the Dark! A “googly-eye” manicure! I used a Color Club mini called Dark Romance, from a Halloween set a couple years ago. I used …

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Oct 29 2012

China Glaze “Wicked,” my way!

Hurricane Sandy and BeautyJudy As you may know, Hurricane Sandy is bearing down on the Mid-Atlantic today. I’m right in the storm’s path of direct hit. We are in a State of Emergency in NJ, and we are being told we could lose power for up to two weeks. Unfortunately, I was unable to prepare …

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Oct 22 2012

Chick Nail Polish New Colors

Quite possibly one of the cutest nail polish company logos around belongs to Chick Nail Polish. I love that little birdie! The cute logo matches everything else that’s good about this up-and-coming polish brand. It’s Big 3 Free (but also formaldehyde, DBP and toluene free) and has a great color selection that bears fun and thematic names like Hen House and …

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Oct 10 2012

New Sally Hansen Lustre Shine

I love that the nail industry is embracing the nail community’s love of duochrome/multichromal nail polish by giving us collections devoted to the two-tone goodness, and they’ve definitely offered us some great polishes. But I’m a little disappointed at the same types of duos each brand is putting out. I appreciate that all the brands jump …

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Oct 09 2012

It’s the Great Pumpkin (mani)!

For my first Halloween mani of 2012 I choose a carved pumpkin theme! I figured it would go with the weekend fun we had planned; this past Saturday, Mike, his brother Greg, his brother’s girlfriend Maggie and I went to Night of Terror at Creamy Acres Farms, which is a huge Halloween event in South Jersey. It was opening weekend!  …

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