Saturday, October 20, 2018

13 Days of Halloween: Glow-in-the-Dark Ghosts

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Does anyone remember the excitement around Wet N Wild Tombstone polishes?! Because I would buy them every year! I haven't seen them the last few years. Have you? I'm wondering if I'm just missing them! Anyway, before indies, this and the pumpkin polishes were the most exciting Halloween polishes, so I had to pull one out. It was my first Glow-in-the-Dark polish and I'm excited to say that like 8 years later, this one still super glows!!


13 Days of Halloween: Glow-in-the-Dark Ghosts

Friday, October 19, 2018

13 Days of Halloween: Halloween Leopard

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I actually did Halloween Leopard last year but wasn't too thrilled with it, so I wanted a second chance! I think this year is still festive. It's fun to do Halloween manis without overtly always doing pumpkins and ghosts, so I think this is for people who want something a little more subtle.

13 Days of Halloween: Halloween Leopard

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

13 Days of Halloween: Pumpkin Stamping

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It's not Halloween without some pumpkins, and why not some pastel pumpkins?! I'm sure I'll be back with another pumpkin nail art, but I wanted to give this Born Pretty Stamping Polish called Pumpkin Fairy (how appropriate!) some love!

13 Days of Halloween: Pumpkin Stamping


Tuesday, October 16, 2018

13 Days of Halloween: Halloween Ikat

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I'm using my Halloween challenge to do some nail art I had wanted to do for a long time. Last year, I had Halloween Ikat on my to-do list but never got around to it. So I finally did it today! I didn't think I really liked how this came out, but then time made me wear it for 5 full days and I had tons of people grabbing my hands, telling me how much they loved it. Isn't that how it always goes?!

13 Days of Halloween: Halloween Ikat

Monday, October 15, 2018

13 Days of Halloween: Blood Drips

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Hey all! So I decided to try to do the 13 Days of Halloween, which I actually did last year. You can check out my recap of my Halloween looks HERE, and I'm excited to do it again. Instead of doing 13 straight days, I'm doing 13 days of nail art over the next few weeks. I'm also being a little bit laid back, and instead of a schedule, I'm just doing whatever Halloween manicures I feel like!

13 Days of Halloween: Blood Drips

Alter Ego My Own Worst Enemy Soap and People & Pet Potion

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This past week was a whole lot of Alter Ego! I hope you don't mind. This time it's a soap and lotion  bar/cuticle balm! I meant to post this on Friday but I really needed a few days off from blogging. Life seems to be a bit overwhelming so I just needed a short break!

Alter Ego My Own Worst Enemy Soap and People & Pet Potion

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Girly Bits October CotM, Red Sky at Night & Aurora Twilight

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October. One of my favorite months. I love Halloween, autumn, riding boots, flannel. YES. So I have the Girly Bits Colours of the Month today! At first, I was like hmmmm, what makes these good for October. Well, tune into my art next week! You'll be like yes, it makes so much sense! This duo is awesome, so check out more photos below.

Girly Bits October CotM, Red Sky at Night & Aurora Twilight


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Alter Ego Falling Leaves Harvest Colors, Fall 2018

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Autumn collections tend to be my favorite, when they are done right. Don't give me 20 vampy colors. Give me inspiration from nature and the beautiful surroundings of life. I love being outside in the autumn and I love looking at the beautiful trees in my area. Cynthia's newest collection has me getting all the leafy feels, and it's exactly what I want!

Alter Ego Falling Leaves Harvest Colors, Fall 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Hella Handmade Creations: Stella Chroma Queen Margaery & Girly Bits Celebrity Is, As Celebrity Does

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Good morning! Today I'm sharing two polishes that will be available through Hella Handmade Creations October 14-21st. I decided since I had two polishes for the event, I would combine them into one post, especially since there's a time crunch and I'm working on a ton of Halloween post. Both Stella Chroma and Girly Bits are favorites of mine, and both creators are named Pam, and they are both awesome!

Hella Handmade Creations: Stella Chroma Queen Margaery & Girly Bits Celebrity Is, As Celebrity Does

Monday, October 8, 2018

Alter Ego White Lightening, October Facebook Custom

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Alter Ego has been doing a color of the month for the last few month's and they've been awesome. Lats month was Space Octopus, which I LOVED, and now I have White Lightening. I think it's great that makers are constantly creative!

Alter Ego White Lightening, October Facebook Custom

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Born Pretty Loose Flakes

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More loose flakes! I tell ya, I can't get enough of these. I also have fun experimenting with these over different colors. I think I mostly prefer either blackened colors or a white. But I used an in between brighter purple this time, and well, let's get to it.

Born Pretty Loose Flakes


Saturday, October 6, 2018

Girly Bits Misguided, October Polish Pickup

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Hey there! I have a quick post today of the Girly Bits Polish Pickup! I have a super busy weekend (actually the next three weekends!). This pretty landed at my door Wednesday night, so I threw it on and wore it for two days and am posting it today. In fact, I'm going to have a LOT of Girly Bits on my blog for the next month!

Girly Bits Misguided, October Polish Pickup

Friday, October 5, 2018

Zoya Element for Fall 2018, Swatches and Review

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We are definitely finally feeling fall. I know you've seen this collection, but honestly, it was just so hot, I couldn't bring myself to swatch this large collection haha. But now that it's FINALLY starting to be a high of 70s and not 90s (please don't come back), I'm sharing the Element collection. This is a very pink-heavy collection with some surprise standouts, so if you love pink, this is your jam.

Zoya Element for Fall 2018, Swatches and Review

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Stella Chroma Fall Mattes Falling Leaves Nail Art

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I adore the new Stella Chroma Fall Mattes collection, and they begged to be in some awesome art together. I was really feeling autumn and trees and leaves, so that's what I went with. I love to do art with collections to see how well they coordinate and of course, I'm loving this collection!

Stella Chroma Fall Mattes Falling Leaves Nail Art

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

6 Harts Life from Destruction, Disorder and Chaos, October Polish Pickup

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Another Polish Pickup for you today and this time from Fifth Element. This is such a fun movie! I've seen it so many times and their costumes are super unique and fun. So I love that Courtney was inspired by Zorg's green/orange shifty outfit and made that her polish! This one has a cap, so if you want it, best to add it to your wish list before it goes for sale tomorrow morning!

6 Harts Life from Destruction, Disorder and Chaos, October Polish Pickup

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Stella Chroma Playing with my Emotions, Smokey, October Polish Pickup

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Polish Pickup is this Friday, and what better than a polish inspired by the movie Friday?! This polish is sooo creative, inspired by Big Perm...or Big Worm! I love how creative people got with the villains theme. I figured it would be the super basic villains. But I am totally laughing at this!

Stella Chroma Playing with my Emotions, Smokey, October Polish Pickup


Monday, October 1, 2018

Leopard Nail Art with Morgan Taylor African Safari Collection

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I couldn't imagine doing any other nail art with the Morgan Taylor African Safari collection that wasn't animal print. I think you know my love affair with leopard print nails. I'll say it again: I do not like leopard print designs anywhere but I LOVE them on my nails!

Leopard Nail Art with Morgan Taylor African Safari Collection

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Ever After Bad with a Purpose, October Polish Pickup

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Today I have the Polish Pickup from Ever After! Unfortunately, I was only given the polish, so I don't know what the inspiration or cost will be! But if you're like me, you buy a polish for the looks, and not normally the name, so let's check out this pretty color!

Ever After Bad with a Purpose, October PPU

Friday, September 28, 2018

KBShimmer Falloween Collection, Swatches and Review

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Take a seat, grab some snacks, and check out the newest KBShimmer collection, which releases on October 1! The Falloween collection includes every finish so there's something for everyone! If it isn't clear, Halloween is my absolute favorite. Last year, I did my own 13 days of Halloween challenge (I'm going to try that again or something similar) and I know I'll be reaching for these again and again. Fall and Halloween. What could be better?

KBShimmer Falloween Collection, Swatches and Review


Thursday, September 27, 2018

Alter Ego My Own Worst Enemy, October Polish Pickup

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Hi all! Sorry for the later night post tonight, but I just let the day get away from me! I'm continuing some PPU love with Alter Ego! The theme this month is Villians and Cynthia chose Tyler Durden from Fight Club. I guess he is a villian of sorts, at least in Edward Norton's (The Narrator) brain. All that destruction he causes is his Tyler Durden in his head.
 
Alter Ego My Own Worst Enemy, October Polish Pickup

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

KBShimmer Resting Witch Face, October Polish Pickup

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Hey hey! Are you ready for Polish Pickup for October? It seems like months fly by and I'm already posting another PPU color! KBShimmer kicks them off with Resting Witch Face, inspired by the Wicked Witch of the West! Of course, this color is green and black, as those are her signature colors!

KBShimmer Resting Witch Face, October Polish Pickup


Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Lechat Color Me Autumn Rustic Stripes

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I shared individual swatches of Lechat Color Me Autumn yesterday and today I'm sharing a nail art I wore from Wednesday-Monday of this past week. That's how much I loved this. I saw THIS post from Polish Those Nails and loved the look! I immediately knew I wanted to do this with the Color Me Autumn polishes!

Lechat Color Me Autumn Rustic Stripes

Monday, September 24, 2018

Lechat Dare to Wear Color Me Autumn

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It's fall!!!! Not only for the calendar, but finally in the weather. Now it's supposed to be in the 80s this week (NOT normal for NYC), but I was excited to have an amazing weekend, going to farms, my college town, and wearing a denim jacket! YES. I want layers! So to celebrate layers, I have the Lechat Dare to Wear Color Me Autumn Collection which I am digging!

Lechat Dare to Wear Color Me Autumn


Sunday, September 23, 2018

Ever After Polish, Autumn Leaf Stamping

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Hi All! I just wanted to share a quick NOTD I wore the other week. I swatched the Ever After Polishes that would be available during Polish Con Minneapolis, and I had to put two of them back on! I wore them plain for a day and then did some quick stamping. Since it's finally fall, I figured I would share them with you!

Ever After Polish, Autumn Leaf Stamping

Friday, September 21, 2018

Pusheen Calender Series: PuSushi

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Pusheen is here! This month not only is Pusheen EATING Sushi, Pusheen is IN the sushi. LOL. So I went for it and totally did what I'm calling PuSushi. Pusheesi? How do we combine these words?! Yum yum yum let's enjoy sushi!

Pusheen Calender Series: PuSushi


Thursday, September 20, 2018

Lechat Metallux Fall 2018, Swatches and Review

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Hi all! I have the first of two fall collections from Lechat Dare to Wear today. I'm starting with their Metallux collection! This is actually their second Metallux collection and you can see part of their first collection HERE. This is a collection of 6 multichrome polishes, and if you love multichromes, you'll love these!

Lechat Metallux Fall 2018, Swatches and Review


Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Cupcakes and Treats Decals

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A big Happy Birthday to my dad today!!! I had these decals in my swatch pile and I figured there's no better way to celebrate than with cupcakes and treats on my nails to celebrate my dad! I love the colors and I paired it with more neons and brightness!

Cupcakes and Treats Decals


Monday, September 17, 2018

Stella Chroma Fall Mattes, Swatches and Review

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If you're new to this blog, you need to know how much I love to matte polishes and nail art. I just love the look of matte. So when Pam of Stella Chroma let me know that her fall collection would be all mattes, I was already swooning. My favorite season paired with my favorite finish. YES. So here I am today, so excited to share with you this fun collection.

Stella Chroma Fall Mattes, Swatches and Review


Saturday, September 15, 2018

Rogue Lacquer Girly Bits Exclusives

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Good morning! Today I'm sharing the gorgeous exclusive duo from Rogue Lacquer. These are my first from the brand! These will only be available at Girly Bits. I love shopping at Girly Bits and she has more and more brands, so it's like knocking a lot of stones at once!



Friday, September 14, 2018

Stella Chroma Queen Selyse September 2018 HHC


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The Game of Thrones strong women series continues from Stella Chroma. Part of Hella Handmade Creations, this month represents Queen Selyse. As usual, I googled these queens since I haven't seen the show (I know, I know). Queen Selyse's most common image was her in a green garb, so I love when I can easily see the inspiration.

Stella Chroma Queen Selyse September 2018 HHC


Thursday, September 13, 2018

Polish Con Fall 2018, Part 2

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Part two of Polish Con goodness! I'm back with five more brands and their special polishes, deals, and exclusive items. Polish Con is THIS Saturday, September 15, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It looks like it will be a another fun event! I was able to go to Polish Con Brooklyn and Polish Con White Plains, and both were so fun! So now I bring to you more goodies. Don't forget that there will be a Polish Fairy system where you can place orders NOW and have someone shop for you at the event. Don't forget to check out Part One from yesterday.



Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Polish Con Fall 2018, Part 1

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Good morning! Today and tomorrow I'll be sharing a ton of polishes! I'm one of the Polish Con Fall 2018 official bloggers, so I hope to provide you with as much information on the polishes available, pricing, and more! I have broken up the posts as to not overwhelm you. Please post any questions in the comments!




Monday, September 10, 2018

KBShimmer/Polish Con NY Giveaway!

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Cheers! Today I have a fun giveaway that I meant to do in July, and well, time got away from me. But then again, the next Polish Con is in Minneapolis on September 15, so I figured this would get you excited for the event. KBShimmer did a special polish Hard to Empress, for Polish Con NY. This was also available on her site, but it has long sold out! So now is your last chance to get this polish!

KBShimmer/Polish Con NY Giveaway!


Sunday, September 9, 2018

Alter Ego Saturday Are For Sven, Rubber Chicken Soap

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I can't even with this product review! It's possibly the funniest bath and body item EVER! I shared with your Alter Ego's Polish Pickup last week (and it's still available until tomorrow!). It's based on Svengoolie. Well, I watched some Youtube videos and he gets rubber chickens thrown at him. Cynthia special created a soap mold in a rubber chicken form, and you won't believe the scent!

Alter Ego Saturday Are For Sven, Rubber Chicken Soap


Friday, September 7, 2018

Birthday Fun Stamping

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Hi all! Today is my boyfriend's birthday and I decided to pull out this Beauty Big Bang stamping plate to celebrate! I had originally planned to do a sharpie mani, but the 100 degree heat and the a million percent humidity, last night was getting to me. Rather, I went with a smoosh mani stamping look!

Birthday Fun Stamping


Wednesday, September 5, 2018

6 Harts Slowly It Swings, September 2018 PPU

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Polish Pickup Horror Movies goes live tomorrow, so I'm squeezing in one last polish to add to your wish list and it's a winner.  I feel like black polish has grown on me over the last year or so. I used to really dislike it beyond for nail art. But when makers add flakes and shimmers, I can really get into it!

6 Harts Slowly It Swings, September 2018 PPU

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Neon Rainbow Dots

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You might recall that I did a dotticure with dusty rainbow cremes the other week. When I was trying to figure out what I wanted to do for my back to school nails last week, I went through all these complicated designs. But then, we were going through a heatwave and I didn't want to take hours. So I did this dotticure, but with neons!

Neon Rainbow Dots

Monday, September 3, 2018

Stella Chroma Follow The Teachings, September 2018 PPU

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I think this Stella Chroma might be one of my most favorite. I actually put this one back ON after I swatched it and wore it for a few days! That's how much I love this polish! Inspired by To The Devil A Daughter (another movie I haven't seen), I saw the picture she was inspired by and it works! Okay, let's get to this beauty.

Stella Chroma Follow The Teachings, September 2018 PPU

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Alter Ego Saturdays with Sven, September 2018 PPU

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So for Cynthia of Alter Ego's inspiration, she went with Svengoolie! So this is before my time, but after she mentioned it, I noticed that it's still on Saturday nights! So I actually caught a bit of an episode. Svengoolie shares horror movies and comments on it! When I mentioned the polish to my mother, she immediately asked if it were black or brown, so I'm going to say this polish matches the inspo!

Alter Ego Saturdays with Sven, September 2018 PPU

Friday, August 31, 2018

My Indie Polish Fall Trio

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Good morning! Hope you enjoyed your week! Today I'm sharing a fun trio that releases tomorrow! So many releases tomorrow, so save your Friday payday money haha. This trio is a mix of a holo flake shimmer, complex shimmer, and a matte shimmer. It's a nice combination of colors, so let's look at it!

My Indie Polish Fall Trio

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Fiendish Fancies Broken Mirror, Broken Minds September Polish Pickup

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I have to admit, all these horror-inspired Polish Pickups, and I have no clue about them! I think it's cool because horror movies are a genre that has tons of independent makers. I have to say I only know the super popular ones. But Fiendish Fancies entire brand is based off of the horror genre, so I bet she loved this theme!

Fiendish Fancies Broken Mirror, Broken Minds September Polish Pickup


Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Bee's Knees Lacquer Anniversary Collection, Part II

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I have the six other colors of the Bee's Knees Lacquer Anniversary collection today! I shared Part I yesterday which included 4 magnetic multichromes and 2 flake polishes. Today, I'm sharing some OG Unicorn Pee polishes and multichromes. I think you will enjoy this set! All the details are in my post! So check it out.

Bee's Knees Lacquer Anniversary Collection, Part II

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Bee's Knees Lacquer Anniversary Collection, Part I

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Hello! Today I have part one of the Bee's Knees Lacquer Anniversary collection! All 12 polishes have fun shifts and coloring, so I really didn't want to overload you with 75 photos! Hahaha. So this collection is a re-release from their first collection, the IT collection! Although I don't own the originals, Bee's Knees says these are very close! Along with this re-release there are some new colors, and some OG Unicorn Pee colors. Ok, let's get to these!

Bee's Knees Lacquer Anniversary Collection, Part I

Monday, August 27, 2018

KBShimmer The One Soul, September 2018 Polish Pickup

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So apparently I don't watch as many horror movies as I thought, because many of the Polish Pickups are based on movies I haven't seen. No big deal, because I'm creating a list of movies to watch! I've watched a lot of zombie/undead movies since I teach a class on undead literature, so I feel like whhaatt that I haven't seen Constantine, which inspired this KBShimmer.

KBShimmer The One Soul, September 2018 Polish Pickup

Friday, August 24, 2018

Beauty Big Bang Chrome Holo Flakes

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More loose pigments today! I love them and the different effects, so I just don't get sick of them! While I was swatching Morgan Taylor's fall collection, I realized there were perfect base colors for these flakes, and I was right. I love the chrome effect of this pigment, so let's see all the surprising shifts!

Beauty Big Bang Chrome Holo Flakes

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Pusheen Calendar Series: Lazy Pusheen

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Pusheen is sooo lazy for August, and I feel that! It's been super humid, horribly raining, and I've been prepping for my semester which starts officially next week, but I've actually been on campus this week for other school stuffs. It's always hard getting back into the groove of teaching. But I have to admit, I can't wait to go back!

Pusheen Calendar Series: Lazy Pusheen

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Rainbow Neon Gradient Tips

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I know I've been so swatch heavy lately, and that will continue as I make my way through collections and items. I do, however, want to squeeze in at least 1 art a week! Today, I originally planned on doing a manicure to match a dress I have, but it was not going as planned. I took a step back and decided to go with simple and neon. I know fall is coming, so I was to do a few more neon manicures before I do all things pumpkin and leaves!

Rainbow Neon Gradient Tips

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Beauty Big Bang Aurora Chameleon Flakes

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Every time I get one of these loose flakie/glitter/chrome powders, I'm like can I be wowed again? The answer is yes, very much yes. I luuurrrrvvve these flakes and can't get enough, and this aurora chameleon flake is truly amazing!

Beauty Big Bang Aurora Chameleon Flakes

Monday, August 20, 2018

Morgan Taylor African Safari for Fall 2018

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I'm here today with my first fall collection! To be honest, these showed up a while ago, but I was desperate to put off posting Fall stuff until we were a bit closer. That, and I still had lots of stuff for summer yet! As I stare at 3 other fall collections, I'm excited to share Morgan Taylor's African Safari collection! Last year's fall collection didn't wow me, so I was glad to see something I enjoyed!

Morgan Taylor African Safari for Fall 2018


Saturday, August 18, 2018

Fair Maiden Siren-ade, Indie Expo Canada 2018 Exclusive

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I was awaiting a swatch package, but I didn't want to leave my nails bare. I find I have the dumbest breaks when I have no polish on. So I pulled out one of my purchases from Indie Expo Canada. When I saw previews of this polish, I knew I wanted to stop by the booth and check it out. Well, it won me over and came home with me!

Fair Maiden Siren-ade, Indie Expo Canada 2018 Exclusive