Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Smartease, La Vida, Bourbon Belle, Metro Midnight, Sundown Socialite

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Smartease, 3 coats and no top coat
La Vida, 2 coats and no top coat
Bourbon Belle, 2 coats and no top coat
Metro Midnight, 3 coats and no top coat
Sundown Socialite, 3 coats and no top coat

I must confess, I was sent these polishes a few months ago but I haven’t been able to sit down and swatch in quite some time. I finally rectified that this past weekend so let’s check these polishes out.
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Blacklight Dry Marble Skittlette Manicure with P.O.P Polish, China Glaze, L.A. Colors Glows

Press Sample buttonL.A. Colors Energy, Ultra Violet, Nuclear, Gleaming, Fluorescent, Radiation
China Glaze Night and Slay, 3 coats. This dries fairly gritty, hence I needed two coats of top coat on these nails.
P.O.P Polish Scared Slick, 3 coats [press sample, previously swatched]
2 coats of top coat

dry marble skittlette mani with P.O.P Polish, China Glaze, L.A. Colors | Be Happy And Buy Polish

My brain is fried, I’m currently trying not to cry on my computer because I’ve got cramps up the wazoo. So enjoy this manicure back from October!
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CrowsToes Nail Color The ONLY Elves on My Shelves [December 2018 Polish Pickup Pack] [press sample]

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CrowsToes Nail Color The ONLY Elves on My Shelves [December 2018 Polish Pickup Pack] [press sample], 3 coats. Formula was really smooth and I had no dragging troubles at all.
1 coat of glossy top coat
Cap: 50 polishes available
Price: $12
Availability: December 7-10

CrowsToes Nail Color The ONLY Elves on My Shelves Polish Pickup Pack December 2018 | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Oh gosh, I’ve been meaning to post this all weekend, and it was just a tough weekend over all (more on that later). I hope you remember the fluid nail art I created with this polish from CrowsToes? (Go ahead, I’ll wait while you look.) It has been really popular on Pinterest and now you get to see this polish in its full glory, all by itself!
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Fluid marble nail art with CrowsToes Nail Color, Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty, L.A. Colors

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CrowsToes Nail Color The ONLY Elves on My Shelves [December 2018 Polish Pickup Pack] [press sample]
L.A. Colors Circuits
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Divine Elements Spirit

fluid marble nail art with L.A. Colors, Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Divine Elements, CrowsToes Nail Color | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I couldn’t wait to show you my current manicure, so here we are. I picked up a few new polishes from Hot Topic and I received a new polish to swatch; while they were sitting together two of them looked incredible together so I decided to combine them together. Buckle up, buttercup, I’ve got quite a few photos to show you! Continue reading

Thermal, Magnetic, AND Blacklight manicure with Bee’s Knees Lacquer, JReine Cosmetics, P.O.P Polish

Polishes used:
JReine Cosmetics Hiya Georgie [September 2018 Polish Pickup Pack], 3 coats
Bee’s Knees Lacquer It, 1 coat over Hiya Georgie
P.O.P Polish Radioactive Glass [press sample]

magnetic thermal manicure with Bee's Knees Lacquer, JReine Cosmetics | Be Happy And Buy Polish

This is like a “kitchen sink” mani – keep throwing stuff at it and see what works. 😛 I’m not sure that the thermal really works under this but I did really love it!

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Swirled Magnetic and Blacklight Reactive Manicure with Bee’s Knees Lacquer, P.O.P Polish, L.A. Colors

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Polishes used:
Bee’s Knees Lacquer Valak [September 2018 Polish Pickup Pack]
P.O.P Polish Wolfsbane [previously swatched]
P.O.P Polish Radioactive Glass
L.A. Colors Glows Luminous [bottle shot post]

Oh my gosh you all, it’s Doctor Who Day! The new Doctor premieres today and I’m so excited and jumping up and down. I’m unsure about a female Doctor but I’m more than willing to see where this newest season takes us.

swirled magnetic and blacklight reactive manicure with Bee's Knees Lacquer, P.O.P Polish, L.A. Colors | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Anyway…I’ve shown you swatches of the newest P.O.P Polishes and yesterday you saw two nail art manicures with a few of those new polishes. I really wanted to do something interesting with the blacklight reactive top coat from P.O.P Polish besides using it for its intended purpose. I decided to created swirled decals. I looked around and found some polishes that looked nice together, which included a magnetic and a mainstream blacklight reactive polish.

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Manicures with P.O.P Polish Halloween nail polish collection

Press Sample buttonYesterday I shared with you swatches of the Halloween polishes from P.O.P Polish (launching today!) and right now I’m back with two manicures I created with those polishes.

P.O.P Polish FrankenSlick and Jack O Lantern dry brush gradient | Be Happy And Buy Polish

P.O.P Polish FrankenSlick and Jack O Lantern dry brush gradient multichrome | Be Happy And Buy Polish

First up is this dry brush/gradient with FrankenSlick and Jack O Lantern. Doesn’t this look like copper that has a patina?

P.O.P Polish Scared Slick and Eye of Newt gradient | Be Happy And Buy Polish

P.O.P Polish Scared Slick and Eye of Newt gradient close up | Be Happy And Buy Polish

P.O.P Polish Scared Slick and Eye of Newt multichrome gradient | Be Happy And Buy Polish

For this mani, I started with a base of Scared Slick and created a sponged gradient with it and Eye of Newt. It turned out incredible!

I have one more mani to show you but you will have to wait until tomorrow! 😀 It will be worth it, I promise. 😛 Hint: it has to do with the Radioactive Glass that is blacklight reactive.