Categorized: Summer 2010

Orly In The Navy Collection Swatches & Review

Hi folks!

Feeling very behind and sleepy so just to get something new posted I’ll show you two colors from Orly’s In The Navy Collection, which came out in the summer.

This won’t be wordy at all since I can barely formulate a sentence at the moment. :)

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Sephora by OPI Midnight Mambo and Only Gold For Me Swatches

Recently some people had asked me if I had reviewed Sephora by OPI Midnight Mambo or Only Gold For Me. I hadn’t but when I was purchasing some fun goods from Sephora, I decided to pick ‘em up and see if they were any good.

Midnight Mambo is from the limited edition Havana Nights collection (I reviewed most of it here) and Only Gold For Me is a top coat with pizazz.


Midnight Mambo

Midnight Mambo is a light, bright blue with silver and holographic chunky glitter. The silver glitter is small, round and very fine and the holographic glitter is hexagonal and larger. I dunno, I kinda like it. I wasn’t all that excited for it in the bottle, but when it’s on I think it’s pretty cool. It does dry a little gritty, but a top coat would help with that. It was pretty opaque, I only needed two coats and I had no formula or application issues.

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Essie Summer Collection for 2010 Swatches & Review

Um yeah, I am way late to the party on this collection, but am showing it anyway. :)

Essie’s new summer collection is made up of 6 new colors, and something you don’t really ever see from them…a GREEN polish! Now I know this is kind of mind blowing because we are so used to the fairly tame pinks, red and oranges with an occasional blue or dark vampy color tossed in. But I can’t remember a green from them ever, at least not in my nail polish collecting lifetime.

The formula on these was really quite good. Most were just two coats and I had no issues to speak of.

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American Apparel Nail Lacquer Summer 2010 Swatches & Review

Hey everyone!

Been awhile since I have been able to post any polish so today I’ve got some fun new colors from American Apparel for summer 2010.

The formula on these is really, really great. They have their stuff down! All of these were only two coats for full opacity and one could have been just one coat. The lighter colors look like they will be a hot streaky mess, but they are actually very even. I was super impressed!

Read on for swatches!


Summer Peach

Summer Peach is a light peachy/nude. This was the first of these collection that I swatched and I truly thought it was going to be horrible, but I was so wrong. Even with just one coat, it was very opaque and smooth. It’s not my favorite color on me personally, but could see the appeal on those with a different skin tone.

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Sally Hansen Salon Nail Polish Summer 2010 Swatches & Review

Hump day!

After today we are more than halfway through the week, yay! Actually I am off work the rest of this week because of A. Carpet installation Thursday (aka Hell Day) and B. My bday Friday (aka Fun Day). :)

Aaaaaannnnnyyywaaaayyyy, I have some colors I think 99.9% of earth has already seen at this point, but hey, I have ‘em, why not show ‘em?

These are some new (ish) Sally Hansen’s from the Salon Manicure line. I believe these are classified as a summer collection. Either way I’M classifying them that way because they came out in time for summer.

Without further adieu, here goes.

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