Categorized: Pearl

MAC Dazzlesphere! Holiday 2011 Collection Swatches, Photos & Review

MAC Dazzlesphere

MAC Dazzlesphere for holiday 2011 is a collection of mini kits packed in these super cool clear “ornaments”.

There are three mini gloss kits, one mini nail lacquer kit and three crushed pigment kits. The only ones not mini sized are the crushed pigments.

MAC Dazzlesphere 2

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OPI Hong Kong Collection for Spring 2010 Swatches and Review – Part II

Good morning all!

Today I have the second half of OPI’s Hong Kong collection for spring 2010.

I mentioned in part I that I thought I would like that half better, and I was right. Kind of. This half actually surprised me. I really liked three of these a lot and the others didn’t “floor” me, but weren’t half bad either. Let me know what you think.

Pearl Of Wisdom

Pearl Of Wisdom is a sheer pink opalescent with shimmer. This is one of those ones that’s gorgeous in the bottle, but always extremely sheer. This was three coats here and it never really “built up” the color. I like that it has shimmer though, you don’t often see that with these pearl colors.

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Butter London Fashionista’s Favourites Collection Swatches and Review

Good morning all!

Today I’ve got Butter London’s new fall 2009 collection called Fashionista’s Favourites. It’s made up of five new colors, and one particularly stunning green…

The formula on these is thick, as all Butter London polishes are. This can make them a little hard to work with. The key with these is to really make sure each coat is dry before you apply the next one or you will wind up with globs of polish at the tips, and cuticle drag.

One great thing about this collection is that it has the new bottle tops! YES they finally listened to our complaints and made the rectangle top so that you can pull it off, and use a “normal” round wand. Check it out below.

butter LONDON bottle
Whoo hoo!

butter LONDON Pearly Queen

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Sinful Colors Halloween 2009 Collection Swatches and Review

Happy Friday!

One day until Halloween! I am excited about our “haunted garage” we’re doing this year. I haven’t yet done a trial run of my makeup though, so I’m kinda nervous it’s going to turn out like crap. Oh well, at least it will be dark 😉

Today I’ve got the Sinful Colors Halloween collection for 2009. Well I have all except the basic black one, because we all know what black looks like by now.

I have only reviewed two Sinful Colors polishes in the past because I had a horrible experience once. About a year ago I tried out the San Francisco color, and used CND’s Stickey base coat and then either Seche Vite or Poshe top coat. The polish turned sticky, weird, and never, ever dried! I mean not at all. It was so bizarre! That combo did not work, so I never really tried any of their stuff since then. But I saw these, and had to get ’em. Peep ’em out!

Sinful Let Me Go
Let Me Go

Let Me Go is a very pale blue/pink/lavender/green opalescent pearl polish. I thought this was going to be super, duper cool when I saw it in the bottle, but it’ so sheer it’s just kinda meh for me. This was three coats.

Sinful Courtney Orange

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Kleancolor Nail Polish

It’s a grey, foggy dreary Monday morning in SF today. Hopefully some of these cool polishes from Kleancolor will cheer those of us up who live around here!

Kleancolor is a cosmetic brand that is new to me. They have been around for about 15 years and make a variety of products such as eye makeup, concealer, foundation, blush, etc. They have just over 100 different color of nail polish in a variety of finishes such as sheer, pearl, glitter and cremes. They also have 22 colors of polish used for nail art that have small fine brushes for precision painting.

Today I am reviewing five of the sheer/pearl/creme colors and tomorrow I will have four glitters for you. Peep em out! Oh and as a side note, I made these pics really large. Let me know if you prefer them this big, which can mean slower download time, or smaller like they normally are.

Sweet Purple

Sweet Purple is a very nice lavender pearl that flashes pink and blue depending on the lighting. This is very sheer and even after three coats I was hoping for a little more color payoff. The formula was really nice, no issues to report.

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