OPI All Your Dreams in Vending Machines swatch + review

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
OPI All Your Dreams in Vending Machines, 3 coats
Formula was a bit thin but otherwise it applied nicely.

Morning everyone! I’ll be honest, I can’t even remember where I picked this nail polish up from. It was either Sally Beauty Supply or Walmart. It just intrigued me in the store and I had to buy it!

OPI All Your Dreams in Vending Machines | Be Happy And Buy Polish

OPI All Your Dreams in Vending Machines sunlight | Be Happy And Buy Polish

OPI All Your Dreams in Vending Machines close up | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Isn’t it just pretty? I love when OPI does polishes like this because it reminds me of all the really oldie-but-goodie polishes* from way back when.

*black label smell not included

Makeup and Outfit of the day with Becca Cosmetics, Maybelline, Nyx Cosmetics, and Hot Topic

Purchased by Me buttonProducts used:
becca Cosmetics Volcano Goddess eyeshadow palette
Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink in Seductress
Nyx Cosmetics Liquid Suede Metallic Matte in Exposed

Hot Topic Black Skull Crochet Back Tank Top
Ruff Hewn khaki jacket
Universal Thread Goods Co Women’s Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans in burgundy
Nine West criss cross wedges

styled outfit with khaki jacket, burgundy velvet slacks, criss cross wedges, styled Hot Topic Black Skull Crochet Back Tank Top | Be Happy And Buy Polish

styled Hot Topic Black Skull Crochet Back Tank Top | Be Happy And Buy Polish

makeup for redheads with becca Volcano Goddess palette, Nyx Cosmetics Liquid Suede, Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I’m so ready for spring and summer, I’ve started buying tank tops and wearing open-toed shoes! I knew today was going to be super nice so I layered a black tank top under this new crocheted skull top I picked up from Hot Topic with a “new to me” (picked up at a thrift store) khaki jacket. Also I apparently don’t know what to do with my hands when I pose ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

becca Volcano Goddess eyeshadow palette | Be Happy And Buy Polish

becca Volcano Goddess palette | Be Happy And Buy Polish

At any rate, I think doing my makeup yesterday did end up helping me because I woke up feeling so much better this morning. I slept like a rock too, so I’m sure that also helped. This was another eyeshadow palette that I picked up from TJ Maxx and I freaking love it! I really did buy it for Gilded, Lava, and Midnight Sapphire but the other colors are quite lovely as well.

becca Volcano Goddess Cloud, Volcanic Sand, Granite, Gilded eyeshadows swatches | Be Happy And Buy Polish

(top to bottom) Cloud, Volcanic Sand, Granite, Gilded

becca Volcano Goddess Diamond Dust, Haze, Red Rock, Lava eyeshadows swatches | Be Happy And Buy Polish

(top to bottom) Diamond Dust, Haze, Red Rock, Lava

becca Volcano Goddess Agate Ash, Crater, Hematite, Midnight Sapphire eyeshadows swatches | Be Happy And Buy Polish

(top to bottom) Agate, Ash, Crater, Hematite, Midnight Sapphire

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Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Pastel nail polishes swatches + review

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Yellow Pastel, 2 coats
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Coral Pastel, 2 coats
Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Mint Pastel, 2 coats

All of these pretty much had the same formula, not too streaky but not the best either. YMMV.

Do you ever type or write a word so much that it looks like you’re spelling it wrong even though you know you’re not? Yeah, that’s how I feel with the word “pastel” right now. 😀 At any rate, I picked these three up from my local Hot Topic a few months ago and I finally got around to swatching them! You might remember the Mint Pastel from my polka dots and roses nail art  last month.

Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Yellow Pastel | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Yellow Pastel, 2 coats

Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Coral Pastel | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Coral Pastel, 2 coats

Hot Topic Blackheart Beauty Mint Pastel | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Mint Pastel, 2 coats
You may think this looks similar to Sinful Colors State-mint from a few days ago, but this is definitely green, and not a Tiffany minty color like State-mint.

Can you tell I’m ready for spring?! Seriously, more snow this weekend too. I looked on my Facebook memories from 4 years ago, and my kids were wearing shorts and light windbreaker jackets. I’m jealous of past me. Oh wait…I was pregnant 4 years ago. Nope, I’ll take snow over being pregnant. 😛

Sinful Colors Sinful Mattes nail polish swatches + review [partial collection]

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
2558 Sinful Colors Sinful Mattes Purplexed
2559 Sinful Colors Sinful Mattes Coral Craze
2560 Sinful Colors Sinful Mattes Dragonfly
2561 Sinful Colors Sinful Mattes State-Mint
2562 Sinful Colors Sinful Mattes Let’s Flamingle
2563 Sinful Colors Sinful Mattes Blue Me Away

Continuing on our journey of new Sinful Colors nail polishes, I had picked up 3 of the Sinful Mattes at first and swatched them on my staycation. Then afterwards, looking for other polishes, I just decided I had to get 3 more. 😀  Continue reading

Nuance by Salma Hayek nail polishes in Dark Earth and Desert Sand swatches + review

Gift buttonPolishes used:
Nuance by Salma Hayek Desert Sand
Nuance by Salma Hayek Dark Earth

These two polishes were gifts to me from Vicki (among others!) and I’m so grateful for them! I’ve never tried this polish line out but I know I’m going to be looking to buy some now.

Nuance Salma Hayek Desert Sand | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Nuance Salma Hayek Desert Sand holographic | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Desert Sand, 3 coats. Unfortunately, this was super sheer, even at 3 coats. It’s surprising to see some holo from a more mainstream brand, I just wish it had a bit more punch.

Nuance Salma Hayek Dark Earth | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Nuance Salma Hayek Dark Earth sunlight | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Dark Earth, 2 coats. The formula on this was a bit thin, but it covered well in 2 coats.

Glitter manicure with essie, L.A. Colors, Sinful Colors

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
1 coat of base coat polish
essie Twill Seeker, 2 coats
Sinful Colors Green Ocean, 1 coat
L.A. Colors Sassy Sparkle, 1 coat
1 coat of QDTC

glitter manicure with essie Twill Seeker, Sinful Colors Green Ocean, L.A. Colors Sassy Sparkle | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Usually I don’t wear essie much because as much as I love the polish and finishes, for some reason it will just peel off my nails. And sure enough, I had this manicure on for about 24 hours and it just started peeling off. Ugh!

essie Twill Seeker, Sinful Colors Green Ocean, L.A. Colors Sassy Sparkle glitter manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sinful Colors Green Ocean, L.A. Colors Sassy Sparkle, essie Twill Seeker glitter manicure | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I know my cuticles are looking rough here – this winter has just been hell on my nails, even though I lotion and oil and baby them. 😦 How’s winter treating your nails?

Sinful Colors Naughty Nudes nail polish swatches + review

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Polishes used:
Sinful Colors Naughty Nudes
2619 Strike A Pose
2620 Tease
2621 Nakey Nay
2622 Copper A Feel
2623 Come Closer
2624 Body Language
2625 Skin-Tillating
2626 Nude Mood
2627 Skinny Dip

Sinful Colors Naughty Nudes nail polish collection and swatches | Be Happy And Buy Polish

So a couple of days ago I showed you the bottle photos for the Sinful Colors Naughty Nudes and now I’m back with swatches! Some of these do look different, depending on the light (as I’m sure you noticed in the bottle photo post). Hold on to yer hats, this is a long post!

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