Tag: yellow

OPI at Cosmoprof 2012: The name is Bond. James Bond.

Probably one of the most infamous numbers in pop culture history? 007 OPI is bringing us lots more than just the number “007” of goodies for holiday 2012, with a 12-piece collection and themed gifts that complement the new Bond movie, “Skyfall.” Before I keep sharing, I want to ask you – if you share these …

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China Glaze Summer Neons Collection

Before I jump into these  China Glaze Summer Neons, I wanted to let you know that The Beauty Loser is NOT going away. I just need a break for a couple weeks. I’ve been struggling, which you know. I need to figure out how to make losing weight a priority again, and how to MEAN …

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Red Carpet Lacquer Col. Mustard

I went wandering around glitters on Etsy a while ago, and came across Red Carpet Lacquer! I ended up with four of the indie brand’s glitters, including the one I’ve got to share today, Colonel Mustard! Colonel Mustard (which I tried to go back and verify is indeed a homage to Clue, but I don’t see …

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Color Club Take Wing Collection

How it happens in my head sometimes… Me, opening box with Color Club Take Wing Collection: Oh my God! LOOK AT THE PRETTIES! Oh wow. Look at that, they are shimmery, oh my goodness. Woo hoo! I’m so happy there’s a yellow! And an orange!!! OH MY ARE THEY A LITTLE DUO?! These are BRIGHT. …

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JESSICA Gelato Mio Summer 2012 Collection

We’ve seen lots of new neon polishes for summer; neons are perfect with their eye-searing pops of color on hot, sunny days. But I have to tell you, it’s nice to see a summer treat translated into an accessory for our nails during our hottest season! It calls to mind a completely different summer experience than looking …

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You Can’t Go to Comic Con Without Geek Nail Art

I am the daughter of a hardcore “Trekker” – (the term “Trekkies,” my father says, refers to baby Trek fans) – and I have been to more than one Shore Leave Convention (Star Trek/sci-fi fantasy convention) in my lifetime. My dad has been on the cover of a daily newspaper weekend “things to do in the area” …

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New! Milani High Speed Fast Dry One Coat Formula Nail Lacquer

Milani Cosmetics has introduced a new line of High Speed Fast Dry One Coat Formula Nail Lacquers for 2012. I have to say, I was skeptical when I saw the label. But it was a pleasant surprise when the eight-shade range delivered on that one coat promise! One of the first things I noticed about this …

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Nubar Jellybeans Collection

There are two things I could always count on in my Easter basket: a big chocolate-covered cream egg with my name on it and jellybeans. Don’t tell my mom, but I actually preferred the tons of jellybeans nestled in the fake plastic grass to the coconut cream-filled monster egg, even though the egg was always made by a local …

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CND Time Machine Mani at Nicole Miller – MBFW

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week got off to a creative start last week! One of my favorite things to do during Fashion Week is try to recreate the cool nail art and manicures that hit the runways. It makes me feel like a part of the excitement of Fashion Week! The first one I couldn’t wait to try was from the …

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China Glaze ElectroPop, Spring 2012

Just a note before I begin – this marks my 800th published blog post! Thank you, everyone, for coming by, reading, checking out my swatches and on occasion, leaving comments. It is much appreciated! China Glaze describes its spring 2012 collection, ElectroPop, as “where heavy metal meets rocker chic,” and that it’s “inspired by all …

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