Saturday, December 31, 2011

2011 Favorites!

Happy New Year!

I guess I will jump on the 2011 recap bandwagon LOL...
I have only been blogging since late March, so I don't have a "full year" to choose from. Plus my polish addiction is relatively new. So I will just show you some of my favorite posts! We shall also see my "improvements" over the year! How fun! Let's take a trip back in time shall we...


Definitely one of my favorites is Nubar Purple Rain! I will have to re-swatch this one and get some better photos of it!


Nubar Costa Rica Coral mini! I really loved this color on me! 

Nubar Lemon Sherbet! It is such a flattering yellow! Perfect for spring!

OPI DS Glamour! How could I not?!

Sephora by OPI Spark-tacular Top Coat! One of my favorite multi-glitters!


Sephora by OPI 212-Sephora is such an awesome polish!

OPI My Private Jet HOLO!! But of course!!

KOH Blue Universe, epically awesome on so many levels!

OPI DS Exclusive and one of Memmy's roses!


Orly Galaxy Girl! Another surprising beauty!

Barry M Lemon Ice Cream and Blue Print! Another one of my favorite crackle combos!

Zoya Posh! I love the way mattes photograph.

NFU OH 64! So girly and so fun!

Nubar Peacock Feathers! Wouldn't you?

Essie Funky Limelight! This is soooo ME! LOL


Catrice Am I Blue or Green? Still trying to figure out which it is... LOL

Chanel Peridot. Not too rich for my blood! 

ManGlaze Butt Taco. Not sure which I like better... the color or the name!

ManGlaze Ilf. I LOVE IT!


Barry M Trio of Awesomeness! Barry M Silver Foil, Once Upon a Time, and Purple Rain! 

Glitter Gal Lizard Belly! One of the best holos out there!



OPI DS Original, is it still my favorite of all time? 


Makeup Store Greta. EPIC WIN!!

China Glaze Fortune Teller! I wish Fortune Teller would tell me where it's label went!

OPI Glow-Ink in the Dark! Purple glow in the dark polish, what more could you want?!

Illamasqua Baptiste! The perfect purple polish!

Cult Nails Unicorn Puke (over Illamasqua Baptiste)! Probably the best nail polish of 2011!

Nubar Black and White Polka Dot! I am a sucker for black and white dots!


Ozotic Mish Mash 533! Totally cool!


Julep Leaves! Sometimes I amaze myself!

OPI Turkeys! Gobble gobble!


Beyu 209 WIN!!

Tainted Reindeer! Need I say more?!

OPI Dear Santa Penguins and dots! I loved wearing this!

PHEW! That was a lot huh! LOL

What do you think? What were some of your favorites of mine this year?

Thursday, December 29, 2011

DEAL ALERT!!

EDIT 12/31/11: This deal has sold out! Sorry to those who missed it!


I just found out about Plum District.com. For every friend you refer (sign up), they get $5 and you get $5!


There is a deal on Plum District for $50 towards Bloom.com for only $25. If you use promo code "fabulous" it will take $2.50 off, making it $22.50. You can also apply the $5 referral bonus to it, making it $17.50!! So $50 to spend on Bloom.com for only $17.50!! Free shipping too!!

You can also end up getting it FREE... After you buy the deal, you will get a unique link to share with friends. If 3 people also buy it using your link, Plum District will refund your money making yours FREE!!

Click HERE to sign up for Plum District and earn your $5!
Click HERE to purchase the $50 worth of Bloom.com for $25 (or $17.50 if you follow steps above!)

Enjoy! :-)


*EDIT 12/29/11: I just placed my order for the $50 voucher, I paid $17.50. I then bought all 6 of the OPI Nicki Minaj polishes for $51, applied my $50 voucher, making the order only $1. So in all actuality, I only paid roughly $3 a piece for them thanks to this deal! WIN!!! :-)


*EDIT AGAIN LOL 12/30/11: Yesterday I ended up getting my $17.50 refunded because 3 people used my link to buy the deal. SOOOO this means my 6 OPI Nicki Minaj polishes ended up costing me ONE DOLLAR!!!!! Plus I got a ton of $5 Plum District referral credits to use on future deals! MEGA WIN!!! :-D


THANK YOU to everyone who used my links to take advantage of this awesome deal! <3


Quickie Mari Moon Skittles!

Hi everyone! I wanted to quickly swatch the Mari Moon Hits for you! I was short on time, so I apologize if these aren't the best of quality! I hope these photos help you decide which ones to get! Oh, and pardon my crappy clean up job! HA!
:-)

These photos are without flash and are a mix of artificial and natural light. All are 3 coats, no top coat.
Mari Moon Modern Set L-R: Dreamer, Cool, Cutie Pie, Trendy

Mari Moon Modern Set L-R: Dreamer, Cool, Cutie Pie, Trendy

Mari Moon Modern Set L-R: Dreamer, Cool, Cutie Pie, Trendy

Mari Moon Modern Set L-R: Dreamer, Cool, Cutie Pie, Trendy

Mari Moon Modern Set L-R: Dreamer, Cool, Cutie Pie, Trendy

Mari Moon Modern Set L-R: Dreamer, Cool, Cutie Pie, Trendy

Mari Moon Modern Set L-R: Trendy, Cutie Pie, Cool, Dreamer

Mari Moon Modern Set L-R: Dreamer, Cool, Cutie Pie, Trendy

Mari Moon Modern Set L-R: Dreamer, Cool, Cutie Pie, Trendy

Mari Moon Unique Set L-R: Daring, Artsy, Unconventional, Chameleon

Mari Moon Unique Set L-R: Chameleon, Unconventional, Artsy, Daring

Mari Moon Unique Set L-R: Daring, Artsy, Unconventional, Chameleon

OOPS! Trace you missed a spot!! LOL
Mari Moon Unique Set L-R: Daring, Artsy, Unconventional, Chameleon

Mari Moon Unique Set L-R: Daring, Artsy, Unconventional, Chameleon

Mari Moon Unique Set L-R: Daring, Artsy, Unconventional, Chameleon

Mari Moon Unique Set L-R: Daring, Artsy, Unconventional, Chameleon

Mari Moon Unique Set L-R: Daring, Artsy, Unconventional, Chameleon

Mari Moon Unique Set L-R: Daring, Artsy, Unconventional, Chameleon

Overall, I think this is an amazing collection. You "could" layer them over black, but its not necessary! Two-three coats is all you need for amazing coverage! The price is fantastic for such gorgeous multi-chromes! My favorites are Cutie Pie, Daring, and Chameleon. But all of them are awesome. My least favorite is Unconventional, because the color shift is not as dramatic as the others. Some of my brushes were crappy, but that is a known issue and is being corrected. Even with the bristles going in every direction, they still applied flawlessly. Cool and Trendy have brush marks and are similar in color, so I am not sure if you "need" both. My only other complaint is the lettering on the labels smudges and comes off. So when twisting off the cap, the names and barcodes get ruined. I would recommend taking care to avoid losing the name all together, or else how the heck will you know which one is which haha! I will show you what I mean when I do my individual posts on these.


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