deborah Lippmann Take the A Train nail polish swatch + review

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deborah Lippmann Take the A Train, 1 coat and no top coat

I was so excited about this dL polish, it looks so stunning in the bottle! It’s got this grey/green shade going on that I personally love and in the bottle it looked like it might have a bit of holo shimmer. But sadly, that was not the case. I’m sure that if I had base coat on, the imperfections of my nails wouldn’t show so much, but it is a streaky formula.

Sinful Colors You Goji nail polish swatch and review

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Sinful Colors, You Goji, 2 coats and no top coat

I believe this is an older Sinful Colors but it’s new to me! I picked it up when I picked up the new mattes, new cremes, and the Naughty Nudes. This went on so smoothly but holy Hera it was a stainer! 😦

P.S. Have you joined the group Sinfully Polished Nails yet? It is the place to go for all SC related hauls, stashes, news, upcoming events, etc.

Glow in the Dark Confetti Manicure with Tonic Polish Snow Glowbe and Sinful Colors Black on Black

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat
Tonic Polish Snow Glowbe, 3 coats
Sinful Colors Black on Black
1 coat of QDTC

It’s almost the end of April, school is going to be wrapping up soon and I’m not ready! Don’t get me wrong, I love summertime but at the same time I’m not a fan. Kids expect project after project and it’s freaking wearing on the soul.

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Sally Hansen Mega Strength nail polishes Rise Up, Class Act, Wild Card POC swatches by Jackie

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Polishes used:
Sally Hansen Mega Strength Rise Up
Sally Hansen Mega Strength Class Act
Sally Hansen Mega Strength Wild Card

Hi everyone! Today we have the first of POC/WOC nail polish swatches from Jackie at http://instagram.com/jackiebodick. If you haven’t checked out my post about this POC/WOC swatch project, please do so! If you’d like to see my swatches, you can do that as well. Wait until you see Class Act on Jackie, it’s giving me heart eyes over here. ❤

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String Painting Nail Art Manicure with Necessary Evil Polish and L.A. Colors

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat
1 coat of L.A. Colors Circuits as a base
L.A. Colors Brights Tart (yellow)
L.A. Colors Brights Juicy (pink)
L.A. Colors Brights Mellow (teal blue)
L.A. Colors Brights Fresh (grass green)
Necessary Evil Polish Poltergeist Shart, 1 coat
1 coat of QDTC

string painting nail art manicure with L.A. Colors and Necessary Evil Polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Okay, I know I said it was Sally Hansen week, but this is my current manicure and I’m totally in love with how it turned out and had to share it right away. I’ve been obsessed by how string painting is done and wondered if it could be done on nails, and if so, how! If you haven’t seen a video of string painting, check that out first and come back.
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Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria swatch + review

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria, 2 coats over black

I am excited for two things: it’s Sally Hansen week and I have a project coming up that’s been in the works for some time that I get to share with you!

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria bottle shot | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I don’t know if this is an older polish or a newer polish; all I know is that I was wandering Target beauty aisles (as one does) and came across it. I really wanted to love it because, damn. Look at it in the bottle!

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria over black | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria over black close up | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I did use this by itself but there was literally almost no difference between over black and not, except over black is a bit richer. Yes, it’s pretty but not as pretty as I thought it would be. Womp womp.