Category: Polish Review

Ciaté London Mini Mani Manor: Day 1

Ciaté London Mini Mani Manor: Day 1

As a young girl, one of my favorite parts of the holiday season was opening my Advent calendar every day from December 1 through 24. I had my grandmother’s calendar from Germany that was gift from her mother. No candy or goodies, just beautiful holiday pictures. Now with 4 sons of my own, I keep […]

Posted December 1, 2014 Holiday Manicures, Polish Review
Manicure Monday: Fonteyn by a england

Manicure Monday: Fonteyn by a england

a england has been a favorite polish brand of mine since my first swipe of their divine lacquer.  Not only is the formula nearly flawless, each polish is part of a cohesive and creative collection that showcases creator Adina Bodana’s artistic passions.  Her latest collection, Ballerina, features four gorgeous holographic nail polishes offered in tribute […]

Posted January 13, 2014 Manicure Monday, Polish Review
Liquid Leprechaun mani for St. Paddy’s Day

Liquid Leprechaun mani for St. Paddy’s Day

Since I have no skill at nail art and fancy themed manicures, I selected a gorgeous green nail polish by Pretty Serious to get my Irish on. Liquid Leprechaun is a combo of glittertastic gold and bright green in a darker green base. Needed two coats of top coat for smooth finish. Pretty Serious is […]

Posted March 17, 2013 Polish Review

Ciaté Mini Mani Month

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always enjoyed the holiday tradition of opening an Advent Calendar.  The one I had was one passed down as a gift originally from my Great-Grandmother.  These days my kids enjoy the ones filled with chocolate (as do I!).  This year, however, I found the absolute perfect advent […]

Posted January 27, 2013 Polish Review
Julep Maven November Box

Julep Maven November Box

I love receiving my monthly Julep Maven box ($19.99/month for 2 full size polishes worth $14 each and a full size lotion, remover, etc.)!  When I initially opened this month’s nail polish selections I admit to being mildly disappointed – until I swatched the two colors in instantly fell in love! My ‘Boho Glam’ selection fer […]

Posted November 1, 2012 Polish Review
butter LONDON New Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection

butter LONDON New Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection

As lovely as summer can be, I truly love Autumn – the yummy smells, the crisp air, the great colors! Speaking of great colors … butter LONDON (one of my VERY favorite nail lacquer lines!) has their new Autumn/Winter 2012 collection in stores now.  There are some truly stunning additions to their already amazing line. […]

Posted August 23, 2012 Polish Review
Patriotic Manicure Take 2: Polka Dots!

Patriotic Manicure Take 2: Polka Dots!

After the disaster of America – The Beautiful, I decided to try something a little simpler and, as it turns out, a whole lot more fun. After a fun chat with author Vicky Dreiling, I was inspired to try a polka dot manicure.  As I’m not the most artistic person (that’s the understatement of the […]

Posted July 4, 2012 Polish Review

Polish Review: ‘America – The Beautifu..

This month in my  Julep Maven * BoHo Glam box I received a complementary bottle of  America – The Beautiful polish, just in time for the Fourth of July. Julep says “America the Beautiful is a shiny red with royal blue glitter and sterling silver stars, it’s like nail art in a bottle!” I say it’s a […]

Posted July 4, 2012 Polish Review