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OPI My Dogsled is a Hybrid

OPI My Dogsled is a Hybrid

OPI My Dogsled is a Hybrid COVERJust for the record I have no interest in dogsleds. Even if it is a hybrid. Dogsleds mean snow and well, I don’t do snow. (I said that in my best Alabama accent). But, if I did have a (hybrid) dogsled it might be the color of this polish.

My Dogsled is a Hybrid is, obviously, from OPI’s fall 2014 Nordic collection. OPI categorizes My Dogsled is a Hybrid as a sea green. It’s very Mermaid’s Tears,

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Essie - Dress to Kilt

Essie – Dress to Kilt

Essie - Dress to KiltToday is a great day. I saw the elusive neighborhood squirrel this morning and I also found my perfect autumn red for 2014. Between the cherry shades of summer and the vampy shades of winter, this Essie reminds me of fall sunsets, apples, crunchy leaves, and pumpkin…everything.

Dress to Kilt, the namesake polish of their stunning Fall Collection for 2014, has me swooning. I know, I know – it’s…

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NYC Jacaranda Flower

NYC Jacaranda Flower coverAlmost always the first polish I try from any collection is the purple polish. My addiction to nail polish started because of purple polish. But for some reason Jacaranda Flower got lost in the mix when I received the NYC City Samba collection.

Jacaranda Flower is a medium blue based purple creme. The color, though not particularly unique, is gorgeous. Unfortunately the formula is a bit fussy. I…

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Crabtree & Evelyn Black Tulip

Crabtree & Evelyn Black Tulip

Crabtree & Evelyn Black Tulip coverI introduce you to the reason I had to try Crabtree & Evelyn nail polishes; Black Tulip. I saw the promo image for this polish and HAD to have it. I was persistent and I’m glad I was. Black Tulip did not disappoint!

Crabtree & Evelyn’s description of Black Tulip is truly a work of art:

A budding hint of colour or a rich shade in full bloom – the choice is yours with our Black Tulip nail lacquer.…

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Essie - Take it Outside

Essie – Take it Outside

essie - take it outsideIt’s an exciting day! I’m rocking my first polish from essie’s Dress to Kilt Collection for Fall 2014! It’s going to be an amazing day, I just know it. The official essie description put me in such an awesome mood when I first read it: Want to start trouble? Don this punchy, fresh taupe with a whisper of pink and hit ‘em with your best shot. Doesn’t that make you just want to go do amazing…

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Perfect Pair: PISTOL polish True Grit, I’ve Got It & Orly Saturated

Perfect Pair: PISTOL polish True Grit, I’ve Got It & Orly Saturated

PISTOL polish True Grit, I've Got It and Orly Saturated coverThis manicure came to be because I was wearing PISTOL polish True Grit, I’ve Got It and loved it. But, despite the fact that True Grit is textured AND metallic I found it to be a  bit on the boring side in terms of the color.

The easy way to fix this problem is obviously to add some color to the manicure. I didn’t want to do a regular accent nail so I opted to add a small triangle of Orly…

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Barielle Paradise in the Tropics

Barielle Paradise in the Tropics

Barielle Paradise in the Tropics coverY’all. It is so hot! I know it’s August. And I live in the South. BUT IT’S SO HOT! Thanks to the weather my brief foray into fall polishes has come to a halt.

Paradise in the Tropics is from the Barielle summer 2014 The Keys collection. I love this collection because there is so much variety. There is everything from super classic (like Topless is St. Tropez) to really trendy (like Panama Pina…

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deborah lippmann Lullaby of Broadway

deborah lippmann Lullaby of Broadway

deborah lippmann Lullaby of Broadway coverBroadway and deborah lippmann go hand in hand in the nail polish world. She did a mini set based on Wicked so I was hardly shocked to learn the name of this polish was Lullaby of Broadway.

From the fall 2014 New York Marquee collection, Lullaby of Broadway is what deborah lippmann is calling a blush chrome. This polish is almost nude but with a luxe chrome finish.

I adore this polish. The pink…

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OPI How Great Is Your Dane?

OPI How Great Is Your Dane?

OPI How Great is Your Dane coverHow Great is Your Dane? No, seriously. How great is it?

OPI kills me with some of their polish names! This one happens to amuse me. Greatly.

Anyway. Back to serious nail polish business.

For fall 2014 OPI released their Nordic collection. OPI’s location based collections are always my favorites from them but the promo images for the Nordic collection didn’t excite me all that much. I picked up th…

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Color Club Je Ne Sais Quoi

Color Club Je Ne Sais Quoi

Color Club Je Ne Sais Quoi coverOk, let me just say, I ordered this polish assuming I would hate it. But I found the color to be so fascinating I just had to try it. Entirely irrational but so is my entire obsession with nail polish so I think we can let this slide. Maybe?

Anyway. Je Ne Sais Quoi is from the Color Club Paris in Love collectionand can be best described as a mustard yellow creme. Again, I feel like I should hate…

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