Glitter Gal 3D Holo and Sparkle Nail Polish Swatches & Review

Glitter Gal is an Australian brand which previously was hard for US folks to get their paws on. But now, there is a new US stockist! Actually there are two, but more on that below.

I reviewed a few of their older colors here but today I’ve got some more of their 3D Holographic colors and a Sparkle Holographic color.

The Glitter Gal polishes come in small bottles, at just 0.3 oz but man do they ever pack a holographic punch!

Glitter Gal Light as a Feather

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Zoya Gems & Jewels Collection for Holiday 2011 Swatches, Photos & Review

Ready for the holidays? No? Well here it is anyway in the form of Zoya Gems & Jewels Collection for holiday 2011! :D

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Sammy “The Infiltrator”

This is what I have to deal with every time I work in my home office. Sammy apparently thinks he’s some small woodland creature that can fit anywhere. In fact, he’s a behemoth who just muscles his way into whatever corner on my desk he can find, pushes everything aside and plops down.

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OCC Pretty Boy Lip Tars for Fall 2011 Swatches, Review and Mix Ideas!

OCC Lip Tar

OCC (Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics) has a new fall 2011 collection out called Pretty Boy which includes six fabulous new Lip Tars! Yahoooo!

Most of these are very wearable colors straight out of the tube, but as you know, they can be mixed and matched to your heart’s content as well.

OCC is a vegan and cruelty-free company so they are definitely one of my favs. There is no guessing with them!

If you aren’t familiar with Lip Tars, here’s the skinny. They come in what looks like a lip gloss tube, but they are really super incredibly saturated colors that are more like a lipstick consistency with a shiny gloss finish.

You DO NOT apply them straight out of the tube (as the opening might imply) because things will get very messy very quickly. ;)

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Kat Von D True Romance Saint, Sinner & Poetica Palettes Swatches, Photos & Review

Kat Von D True Romance Palettes

Kat Von D has three new True Romance palettes out called Saint, Sinner and Poetica.

As you might know, I have a mild “thing” about having to own all of these palettes and in fact now I do with the exception of two (Ludwig and True Love). Yes, even though there are repeated colors in them.

The new palettes are slightly smaller and in a much different kind of palette. These are metal with rounded corners and a spring-hinge which opens them up completely flat. The older ones had a plastic rubbery feel with square edges and they opened and stayed open to the angle you wanted, which is handy considering there is a mirror inside.

All her palettes have great design on the front and these are no exception. They are all embossed with a different pattern and look really cool. They do feel a bit flimsy and cheap to me though and I don’t like how when you open them the spring opens the entire lid out so you can’t really look into the mirror without using your hands to hold it open.

Another good thing about these is that none of them have those cream shadows in them, which tended to be fairly crappy and dried out quickly. She also got rid of the useless little brushes and included a black Autograph Pencil liner instead. Good move!

Kat Von D True Love Saint

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