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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