Blackheart Beauty Nail Polish Swatches

Blackheart Beauty Nail Polish

Back in the day when I was a teen, I would have KILLED for a store like Hot Topic at the mall. You see, for us poor children of the 80’s, there was no such cool store around these here parts unless you went to Telegraph Avenue, which I often did. Hot Topic would have been my mecca.

When I was there recently, I came across Blackheart Beauty Nail Polish and nearly had a heart attack when I saw how cool the bottles were. I mean skulls. SKULLS! Does nail polish come in a cooler bottle shape? Nope. I had a hard time picking which ones to try out, there are so many colors and finishes. After juggling about ten different ones I put some back, decided to control myself somewhat, and choose just five.

SKULLS!

Oh, and I’ve been told these are made with all sorts of delicious chemicals, so don’t eat them. ;)

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Note: Undetermined if cruelty free

LVX 2014 Fall Collection

LVX 2014 Fall Collection

The LVX 2014 Fall Collection features six new shades of creme nail lacquer.

This marks the 10th seasonal collection to be released from the vegan nail brand. I have found so far that LVX has a really great formula with most of their polishes. They definitely look and feel high-end, which they should considering their price. I also like that the square caps come off to reveal a round cap underneath, which makes applying much easier. I didn’t have a single negative issue with any of the formulas with these six shades and most covered with two coats.

LVX 2014 Fall Collection

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Note: Cruelty free

Maybelline Color Sensational Color Whisper Lipcolor

Maybelline Color Whisper

‘Twas quite awhile back now that I purchased these two Maybelline Color Sensational Color Whisper Lipcolor shades in Oh La Lilac and Faint For Fuchsia and I kind of forgot to wrote about them. So I am doing it now.

The Color Whisper line includes about twenty lipcolor shades. They have a soft gel-like formula. They feel more like tinted lip balms than a traditional lipstick, but they aren’t oily or waxy at all. They are on the lighter, more sheer side, and have a slight shine to them. They’re super comfortable to wear and I love these two shades.

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Note: Not cruelty free

CND Holiday 2014 Gilded Dreams Collection

CND Holiday 2014 Gilded Dreams Collection

The new CND Holiday 2014 Gilded Dreams Collection features three new Vinylux and Shellac shades, an Additives Collection and a Scentsations Hand & Body Lotion Trio.

Jan Arnold calls this a “Marie Antionette meets Cinderella” collection and I agree with that statement. It’s very sparkly, glittery and feminine looking. You can mix the Additives with the Vinylux or Shellac to create various super shimmery looks, which I think is really cool. I haven’t yet played around with doing that yet, but I just might!

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Note: Cruelty free

My Favorite Creepy Book Picks!

Last year I wrote a post in October showing you my favorite creepy books that are perfect for the month of Halloween. These picks are still my favorite ones, so I thought I would re-post it for those who may have missed it. Enjoy!

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The month of October means Halloween, cooler weather and more darkness. And all that means it’s the perfect time to bust out with some creepy reading material, yes?

If you follow me on any of my various social media feeds, especially Goodreads, you know I am an avid reader. I have a very vast actual and virtual book collection and have a list a mile long of books I want to read.

Some of my favorite dark and creepy books are older, like Stephen King novels, but many are ones that have come out in recent years. I am finding ever since Gillian Flynn and Tana French came out, there is a whole new genre of disturbing novels by female writers. And I am loving this!

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