November Favorites

Hi everyone!!  Here are my favorite manicures from November!


Clockwise from top left: Pink and green leopard print, My first cloud mani ever,  Pink and Gray, Puzzle Piece manicure, Kiko 406 with Etude House WH020 dots
It was really hard to narrow it down this month, I had a lot going on.  If you'd like to see details on any of these posts, just click on the corresponding link for it.

Thanks for reading!!
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Show Some Love Saturday

Hi everyone!!

This week, I wanted to show some love to a few of my Barry M's.  I wanted to attempt a cloud mani again, so I pulled out Barry M Turquoise, Fuchsia and Indigo.


I included a pictorial to share how to do a cloud manicure.


1. Start with your base color
2. Use second color to create a stroke on one side of the nail with a curve at the top
3. Make a second stroke with a curve slightly lower than the first stroke
4. Make a third stroke with a curve slightly lower that the second stroke
5. Repeat steps 2, 3 and 4 with your third color
6. Clean up and add top coat

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I'm loving doing cloud manis.  It's a really cute and fun look and really simple to do.  I hope the tutorial was helpful for you all.

What do you guys think of this mani?  Have you tried doing a cloud mani before?

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Polish Addict Holiday Polishes

Hi everyone!!

Looking for some fun holiday polishes?  Well, I have a few to share with you from Polish Addict.

Neon Christmas

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Neon Christmas has a mixture of neon glitters in various colors and sizes in a milky white base.  I used three coats with no base or top coat.

Naughty or Nice

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Naughty or Nice is a gray base with purple, blue and holographic glitter and black microglitter.  I used two coats with no base or top coat.

Winter Fantasy

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Winter Fantasy is a gray base with a mix of glitters in various colors.  I used three coats with no base or top coat.

Blue Christmas

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Blue Christmas is a blue jelly base packed with multi colored and holographic glitter.  I used two coats with no base or top coat.

These are really fun and unique!  They're not the typical polishes you see for the holidays, but fit the season.  What do you guys think of these polishes?

Polish Addict Nail Color polishes may be purchased online here.  There is also a Black Friday sale going on, so go check out the site now!!

**Polishes sent for honest review
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Too Fancy Lacquer - Fallen Too Deep

Hi everyone!!  I hope all of my US readers had a great Thanksgiving.  I'm happy that I get another day to rest since I'm off from work.  Yayyy long weekend ;0).

Today I have a polish from Too Fancy Lacquer called Fallen Too Deep to share with you.  It's a burnt orange linear holographic polish with a great formula.  It applies really well and is opaque in two coats.  For these swatches, I used two coats with no base or top coat.

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I love the shade of this polish!  It's very unique and a perfect holo.

What do you guys think of Fallen Too Deep?  Do you like this shade of polish?
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Tillie Wonderland Collection - Swatches & Review

Hi fellow nail polish lovers!!  I hope you're all having a great day!

I have a few polishes from Tillie's new holiday collection to share with you today.

Tillie


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Tillie is a mint blue/green with a subtle silver shimmer.   It photographed more green than in real life. It has a good formula and is opaque in two coats.  It's a really pretty shade.

Enchanted

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Enchanted is a blue creme with a great formula.  It applied with such ease and was opaque in two coats.  You guys know I love these types of blues!!  I just hate that my skin looks so yellow in these pics :(.

Midnight Soiree


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Midnight Soiree is a charcoal holographic polish that applies like butter.  It's opaque in two coats and dries very quickly.  I love it!

Tillie's Holiday collection has two other polishes: Cozy Up To Me and Snow Bunny, which you can see below.


This is such a pretty holiday collection.  I love that these are colors that really fit the holidays, but can also be worn year round.

Tillie polishes may be purchased online here.  Bottles are $8 each.  However, if you use the code MARIJO15, you will receive 15% off of your purchase.  This code is valid until December 31, 2013.  Check out some other swatches of their polishes here.

What do you guys think of these polishes?  Do you plan to get any of their holiday polishes?

**Polishes sent for honest review

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Maybelline - Amethyst Couture

Hi fellow nail polish lovers!  Happy Thanksgiving!!  I hope you're enjoying the day with family and friends ;0).

Today I have a polish from Maybelline's Brocade collection which released a little over a month ago to share with you.  Amethyst Couture is a deep plum with gorgeous golden microshimmer and purple hex glitter.  It has a really great formula.  It applied well and was opaque in two coats.  I used no base or top coat for these swatches.

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Amethyst Couture is such a stunning and unique polish!  I don't have anything like it.  I picked this one up at Rite Aide for $3.99.

What do you guys think of Amethyst Couture?  Did you pick up any polishes from the Brocade collection?
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Twinsie Tuesday Holiday Giveaway

Hi everyone!!!  Happy Thanksgiving!!

Some of the ladies of Twinsie Tuesday have gotten together to host an awesome Holiday Giveaway!!


One winner will receive a $60 gift card to the retailer of their choice!  Isn't that awesome?  Go ahead and enter below using the Rafflecopter widget.  The giveaway is open internationally and ends on December 31st!



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Nail Polish Canada Holiday Nail Art Challenge - Snow

Hi fellow nail polish lovers!!

I'm taking part in Nail Polish Canada's Holiday Nail Art Challenge and this week's challenge is snow.


It was my first time attempting a snow man, but it wasn't too bad right?  I used POP Beauty Baby Blue as a base and added OPI Pirouette My Whistle to my other nails.  I added snow shaped glitter to my index and middle fingers.

What do you guys think?  Have you ever done snow nail art before?

I would love your vote on my manicure!!  Please vote for me here.
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The Polish Bar - Swatches & Review

Hi fellow nail polish lovers!!

I have a few polishes to share with you today from The Polish Bar!

The first three polishes are from The Polish Bar's Fall 2013 Collection.

Cosmic Glow

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Cosmic Glow is described as a light lavender holo with pink undertones.  It applies really well and is opaque in two coats.  It also dries very quickly.  Here I used two coats with no base or top coat.

Summer Seas

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Summer Seas is described as a light turquoise holo with blue undertones.  This too had a great formula.  It was opaque in two easy coats.  I used no base or top coat.

Lucky Jade

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Lucky Jade is described as a medium green holo.  This is two coats with no top coat.  It applied really well and dried very quickly.

These holos are so pretty!!  I love all three shades.  It's great that they all have a good formula too!

The next three polishes are from The Polish Bar's Holiday Collection.

Soiree

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Soiree is a bright, festive red with a linear holo effect.  This is a perfect holiday red.  It's fully opaque in two coats and applied with ease.  I used no base or top coat.

Merry and Bright

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Merry and Bright features many different sizes of green metallic glitters and many different colors of circle glitters in a clear base.  I layered two coats over Soiree.  I was able to get mostly green and fuchsia glitters on the nail.

Snow Fall

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Snow Fall features many different sizes of green metallic glitters, various other metallic glitters, various white matte glitters and white matte snowflakes in a clear base.  This is such a fun and unique glitter.  I decided to layer two coats over Orly Au Champagne.

These polishes are great for the holidays!  There is also another glitter and three other holo polishes in the Holiday Collection.

The Polish Bar polishes may be purchased online here.  Polishes from the Fall 2013 collection are currently available.  The Holiday Collection will be released on December 4th!

**Polishes sent for honest review
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