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Cheeky Monkey Winter 2014 Collection

Cheeky Monkey Winter 2014 Collection

It’s been quite awhile since I have reviewed Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics, but they have a new fall/winter collection out and I wanted to share some of the pretties with you!

In case you don’t know anything about them, here is the scoop. This is a small Canadian company run by Andrea Pahn since 2009. The brand is 3-free, cruelty-free and vegan. Andrea has five dogs so she donates proceeds from sales to the SPCA and Humane Society. Yay!

There are currently about 120 nail shades to choose from now with various finishes. Something for everyone.

Just as a side-note, the white shade above called Granny Panties was missing the wand inside, so I wasn’t able to swatch it here for you.

Cheeky Monkey Winter 2014 Collection-2

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Note: Cruelty free

Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics Nail Polish Summer 2010 Swatches & Review

Good morning!

Today I’ve got some fun new colors from Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics for spring/summer 2010. If you haven’t heard of Cheeky Monkey, check out my previous post here.

This is a collection of 4 new colors that are all really great, though very different from one another. They might not all be what you think of when you think “summer”.

Check them out below!


Tease is a pale grey creme with strong hints of lavender. That is exactly what makes this color so special, in my eyes. I have a lot of pale grey cremes, but nothing like this. This applied very nicely, no streaking or any problems. This was two coats.

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Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics Nail Polish Swatches & Review

It’s FINALLY Friday! This week has kinda sucked for me, I am glad it’s over!

I have something fun for you that you probably haven’t yet seen. It’s a new line of nail polish by a Canadian based company called Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics. Here is their description of what they are all about.

“Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics is centered on the belief that all women should be free to express their personal edginess in a fun and empowering way. Our products act as a tool, providing an avenue and philosophy to engage, explore or rediscover the edginess that animates all of us.”

Cheeky Monkey is big-3 free and their products are non-toxic, rating only a 1 on the skin deep safety cosmetics database (which ranges from a 1-10, 10 being the most toxic).

From a personal standpoint, I love the packaging and names, they are really cute and sassy.

The formula on these was pretty damn fabulous. The lighter ones did need three coats as they were a little sheer, but the polish flowed very nicely. The darker ones needed to dry a little longer in-between coats because if not, you might get some cuticle drag. But that’s not a big deal, just wait 2-3 minutes and you should be fine. Peep ’em!


Hangover is a shimmery pale taupe. When I first applied this I thought it was going to be too sheer and boring for me. But after the second coat, then the third, I was very surprised at how nice it turned out. This isn’t your standard mushroom taupe, it’s more of a cafe au lait color, and with multi-colored (blue, green, pink) shimmer. It’s REALLY flattering on me, and I think even appropriate for more conservative work places. This was three coats.

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