Sinful Colors Luxe Fragments: Walk the Walk, Tear It Up, Couture For Sure swatches + review

Purchased by Me buttonHappy Friday, awesome readers! Today I have three Sinful Colors nail polishes to show you: Walk the Walk, Tear It Up, and Couture For Sure from the Luxe Fragments line. Read on to see what I thought of each of them.

Sinful Colors Walk the Walk Luxe Fragments | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sinful Colors Walk the Walk Luxe Fragments macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Walk the Walk is a red-pink nail polish with glitters and shards of red plus gold shimmer. Formula wasn’t too sheer, I had good coverage in 2 coats. It does dry matte. This is 2 coats and no top coat.ย 

Sinful Colors Tear It Up Luxe Fragments | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sinful Colors Tear It Up macro Luxe Fragments | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Tear It Up is a blue polish with shards and glitters of deeper blue. Formula was more sheer than Walk the Walk and jelly-ish; it is uneven in application. It does dry matte. This is 3 coats and no top coat.ย 

Sinful Colors Couture For Sure Luxe Fragments | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sinful Colors Couture For Sure macro Luxe Fragments | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Couture for Sure is a royal purple with shards and glitters of violet plus gold shimmer. Formula wasn’t too sheer, it was a little gloopy in the bottle. Application was uneven in 2 coats. This is 3 coats and no top coat.ย 

I really liked how Couture For Sure looked but it was disappointing that the bottle was getting gloopy as I applied it.๐Ÿ˜ฆ Did you pick up any from this line?

Smoosh Nail Art manicure with Vapid Lacquer Round ‘N’ Round, Girly Bits Cosmetics Terra

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Gift buttonThis manicure was one of those, “I’ll start with these polishes and see where I end up” manis.๐Ÿ˜› Which are actually fun to do because sometimes they really work out and you love them (and yes, sometimes they don’t work out). I first started off with Vapid Lacquer Round ‘N’ Round and Girly Bits Cosmetics Terra [Hella Holo Customs nail polish].

Vapid Lacquer Round 'N' Round, Girly Bits Cosmetics Terra HHC exclusive | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Vapid Lacquer Round 'N' Round macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Girly Bits Cosmetics Terra HHC exclusive holographic, Vapid Lacquer Round 'N' Round shade | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I started off with Vapid Lacquer Round ‘N’ Round [gift] on my pointer and pinky fingers. This is a pink-purple with beautiful copper shimmer. No complaints on formula or application.ย This is 3 coats plus top coat.

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Baroness X Sir Cockicorn swatch + review

Purchased by Me buttonHi everyone! Today I have a nail polish to show you that’s not currently available.ย (I lied! It’s available! Read to the end to find out how to get it.)๐Ÿ˜ฆ I’m sorry, but it’s so pretty and I can’t help myself. I must enable others.๐Ÿ˜›

Baroness X Sir Cockicorn bottle shot | Be Happy And Buy Polish

This is Baroness X Sir Cockicorn, which is a group custom for the X Army (Baroness X fb group). Sir Cockicorn is a unicorn pee polish that shift from red to green to yellow to brown and has teeny iridescent blue specks clear holographic glitter.

Baroness X Sir Cockicorn over Trenzalore | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Baroness X Sir Cockicorn over Trenzalore macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Baroness X Sir Cockicorn over Trenzalore color shift macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I started off with a base of Baroness X Trenzalore [previously swatched & reviewed] and then used 1 coat plus top coat of Sir Cockicorn over.

Baroness X Sir Cockicorn over Trenzalore color shift | Be Happy And Buy Polish

No complaints about formula at all!

This is one of those polishes that just has to be seen to be believed, to be honest. Color shifty goodness galore that is super hard to capture on camera (of course!). You’ve gotta join The X Army to be able to purchase this goodie, and then you’ll be able to purchase other group customs as well!

P.S. This is currently available for members of the X Army (linked above) only, so join up already in order to get it!

Kitty Cat nail art manicure with Pretty & Polished Barnwood Builder and Top Shelf Lacquer Fireball [Hella Holo Customs]

Purchased by Me buttonGood morning my wonderful readers! Today I have a mani where I kind of just went with the flow with no real plan in mind and ended up in a good place! Read on for more details about this manicure with Pretty & Polished Barnwood Builder and Top Shelf Lacquer Fireball.

Pretty & Polished Barnwood Builder | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I started with 3 coats plus top coat of Pretty & Polished Barnwood Builder. This is a thermal polish, but tbh, I didn’t even try to capture the thermal this time around. Limited time, kids wanted attention, blah blah blah. You can see a bit of change at the tips. Anyway! Formula was a bit uneven but not bad. It was more green-gray than I expected though.

Top Shelf Lacquer Fireball Hella Holo Customs, Pretty & Polished Barnwood Builder | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I then used kitty cat stencils from KBShimmer with Top Shelf Lacquer Fireball [March 2016 Hella Holo Customs exclusive] and quatrefoil stencils from uhhh gosh, I don’t remember where I bought them from. LOL!

Top Shelf Lacquer Fireball Hella Holo Customs holographic, Pretty & Polished Barnwood Builder | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Lastly, I stuck a kitty cat nail charm from Daily Charme on my middle finger.

Even though those quatrefoil stencils didn’t really turn out right, I really liked the sassiness of this manicure. What do you think?

Makeup Look with Delete, Bitter, Flame from Urban Decay Vice 4 palette

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend.๐Ÿ™‚ I thought I’d show you a makeup look I did a few weeks back with Delete, Bitter, and Flame from the Urban Decay Vice 4 palette.

Urban Decay Vice 4 Bitter eyeshadow | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Bitter is a burnt orange matte shadow.

Urban Decay Vice 4 Flame eyeshadow | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Flame is a sparkly orange-pink shadow.

Urban Decay Vice 4 Delete eyeshadow | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Delete is a dark taupe brown matte eyeshadow.

Urban Decay Vice 4 Bitter, Flame, Delete eyeshadows swatches | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Here are arm swatches of all three shades: Bitter, Flame, Delete.

Urban Decay Vice palette Delete, Bitter, Flame eyeshadows | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Delete, Bitter, Flame eyeshadows Urban Decay Vice palette | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I used Bitter on the lid, Delete in the crease and outer vee, and Flame on the inner corner.

makeup with Urban Decay Vice Delete, Bitter, Flame eyeshadows, ColourPop Mess Around lippie | Be Happy And Buy Polish

For my lippie, I used ColourPop in Mess Around.

I liked this neutral take on my makeup look – I think it looks very flattering with my red hair! What do you think?

China Glaze Spontaneous, Stroll, Lasso My Heart, Strike Up a Cosmo, Bogie, and Urban Night swatches + review

Purchased by Me buttonHi everyone! December already? Geesh. I’m not ready for this! Like, seriously, I’m supposed to be having a baby next month? hahahahahaha! Yeah, can I postpone that until I’m ready?๐Ÿ˜› Okay, anyway, I have a literal box full of mainstream brands that are untried so I decided to just sit down the other day and swatch a bunch of China Glazes: Spontaneous, Stroll, Lasso My Heart, Strike Up a Cosmo, Bogie, and Urban Night.

China Glaze Spontaneous | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Spontaneous is a bright violet creme polish, a bit more dusty than my photo shows. Formula is watery and thin, though I did have nice coverage in 2 coats. This is 2 coats and no top coat.

China Glaze Stroll | Be Happy And Buy Polish

China Glaze Stroll macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Stroll is a maroon red jelly with specks of pink and gold. Formula on this was thin and fairly sheer. It does dry dull. This is 3 coats plus top coat.ย 

China Glaze Lasso My Heart | Be Happy And Buy Polish

China Glaze Lasso My Heart macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Lasso My Heart is a mauve based shimmer polish with golden shimmer. Wowee, this is gorgeous! Formula was watery and thin, and brush-strokey. It does dry dull. This is 3 coats plus top coat.

China Glaze Strike Up a Cosmo | Be Happy And Buy Polish

China Glaze Strike Up a Cosmo macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Strike Up a Cosmo is a pink metallic polish with silver shimmer and gold specks. Formula was pretty good! It dries fast and has a good thickness, plus it has good first coat coverage. It does dry dull. This is 2 coats plus top coat.

China Glaze Bogie | Be Happy And Buy Polish

China Glaze Bogie macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Bogie is a deep purpleย shot through with silver. Formula is thin and but has good first coat coverage. You have to work fast because it dries real fast! It does dry dull. This is 2 coats plus top coat.ย 

China Glaze Urban Night | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Urban Night is a beautiful royal purple creme polish. Formula is slightly thin but not as bad as some of the others. First coat was jelly-ish feeling, but I had nice coverage in 2 coats. This is 2 coats and no top coat.

Favorites here? Definitely Lasso My Heart and Bogie, and I’d probably add in Strike Up a Cosmo too. What’s your favorite?

Striped Nail Art manicure with Pretty & Polished Weather The Storm, Polish ‘M Festival of Fall, KBShimmer Poppy Kisses

Purchased by Me buttonI was feeling super meh about doing my nails one week and decided to google “striped nail art designs” when this manicure by Paulina’s Passions popped up. I wanted to do something similar and here’s what I came up with using Pretty & Polished Weather the Storm, Polish ‘M Festival of Fall, and KBShimmer Poppy Kisses.

Pretty & Polished Weather the Storm, Polish 'M Festival of Fall | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Pretty & Polished Weather the Storm macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I started off with Weather the Storm on all fingers except my thumb and ring finger. This is a stormy grey-blue dusty creme. Good formula, though I needed 3 coats for evenness. This is 3 coats plus top coat.

Polish 'M Festival of Fall macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Polish 'M Festival of Fall holographic, Pretty & Polished Weather the Storm | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Polish 'M Festival of Fall holographic macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

On my thumb and ring finger, I used Festival of Fall. This is a “teal leaning dark blue base with blue/green/gold duochrome shimmer, galaxy holo, magenta holo shreds and multi-iridescent flakies“. This is 3 coats plus top coat.

Polish 'M Festival of Fall, Pretty & Polished Weather the Storm shade | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Let me tell you, I feel like I should have just stopped here. But did I? Nope.๐Ÿ˜›

KBShimmer Poppy Kisses holographic, Polish 'M Festival of Fall, Pretty & Polished Weather the Storm | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Then I used striping tape and KBShimmer Poppy Kisses to create the rest of the manicure.

KBShimmer Poppy Kisses, Polish 'M Festival of Fall, Pretty & Polished Weather the Storm | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Maybe it was the fact that I was dreading doing all that work on my opposite hand, but this mani didn’t last much longer after taking the photos! But I’d love to know what you think of it!๐Ÿ™‚