April 28, 2017

Jungle Leaf Nail Art Featuring Born Pretty Store Green Stamping Polish


Leaves nail art nail stamping

Hello readers,
Today I have some lush green nail art to share with you. I wasn't quite sure what look I was going for with this combo, but the result reminds of trying to peak through tree leaves to see what's behind - so jungle leaf nail art it is!

April 27, 2017

Girly Bits Cosmetics Polish Con 2017 LE's & Exclusive Swatches & Review


Girly bits polish con exclusive swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have the three new shades that Girly Bits is bringing to Polish Con 2017 in NYC to share with you. The two LE shades Walking On The Wild Side and The Room Where It Happens will also be available on the Girly Bits website after the event, but the exclusive, Grand Prospect Haul, will only be available at Polish Con itself. Let's take a look at swatches.

April 26, 2017

Peacock Accent Nail Art


Girly Bits Robin Me Blind

Hello readers,
Today I have some peacock feather nail art to share with you. I wasn't quite ready to take off my Emily De Molly A Peony For Your Thoughts mani, so I switched things up with some stamping and some glitter.

April 24, 2017

Grace-full Nail Polish Eternal Sunset Swatches & Review


Hella holo customs grace-full nail polish

Hello readers,
Today I have one of the Grace-full Nail Polish shades from the May 2016 Hella Holo Customs release to share with you. Originally I passed on this shade, but realized my mistake during the summer surplus inventory sale and took advantage of the second chance to buy it.

April 21, 2017

Emily De Molly A Peony For Your Thoughts Swatches & Review


Emily De Molly A Peony For Your Thoughts swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have one of the Emily De Molly shades exclusive to Femme Fatale Cosmetics to share with you. A Peony For Your Thoughts is a soft pale pink with a contrasting green shimmer that's perfect for spring.

April 19, 2017

Zoya Perfect Lipsticks Swatches, Review & Giveaway


Zoya perfect lipstick review

Hello readers,
Today I have the entire line of Zoya Perfect Lipsticks to share with you. I've swatched a few of these in the past as coordinating shades to new polish collections, but now I have the rest of the colours to show you. Get ready for lots of pictures. Make sure to read all the way until the end for a chance to win them all for yourself!

April 17, 2017

Kat Von D Everlasting Lip Liner in Lolita Swatches & Review


Kat Von D Everlasting Lip Liner Lolita review

Hello readers,
Today I have the new Kat Von D Everlasting Lip Liner in the shade Lolita to share with you. I was lucky enough to get this through Influenster and thought the family gatherings over Easter weekend with lots of food and wine were the perfect chance to test it out.

April 14, 2017

Art Deco Gradient Nail Art


Art deco stamping plate

Hello readers,
Remember last when I couldn't decide of my plum massacre nail art was a success or an epic failure? I decided to add some stamping to complete the look. I definitely think it pulls everything together.

April 12, 2017

Pretty Serious Cosmetics Araneae & Orly Galaxy Bound Swatches & Review


Pretty Serious Aranae swatch

Hello readers,
Today I've got another shade from the Pretty Serious Midnight Manicures collection along with an Orly glitter that's been sitting in my collection for years. Old meets new!

April 10, 2017

Girly Bits Cosmetics April 2017 COTM Robin Me Blind Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Robin Me Blind

Hello readers,
Today I have one of the Girly Bits' COTM polishes for April to share with you. Each month there's a contest in the Girly Bits Polish Lovers facebook group to name the upcoming COTM shades and I was lucky enough to have my name, Robin Me Blind, picked this month.

April 07, 2017

Femme Fatale Cosmetics Stars Of Heaven Falling Swatches & Review


Femme Fatale Little Mermaid Collection swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have another shade from the Femme Fatale Little Mermaid collection to share with you. Lots of interesting multichromes have been appearing in recent indie collections recently, and this one is no exception.

April 05, 2017

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Green's Alexandrite With Me Swatches & Review


The Color Box Green Box

Hello readers,
Today I have Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer's contribution to The Color Box's green edition that came out last December. I managed to snag this second hand but it's also still available by itself in the Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer shop. Let's take a look at swatches.

April 03, 2017

Plum Massacre Nail Art


Essie silk watercolor swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have some jelly gradient nail art to share with you. I originally had a fishtail gradient in my mind, where each extra stripe of jelly polish would create darker and darker sections. Then end result? Not so much. It looks like a attacked a family of plums with my bare hands ... hence, Plum Massacre.

March 31, 2017

Koi Pond Nail Art


Koi fish nail art

Hello readers,
The sparkling aqua of Femme Fatale Cosmetics Among Daughters Of Air called for some aquatic nail art so I used it as the perfect opportunity to do some koi fish stamping.

March 29, 2017

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage March 2017 Unboxing & Review


Hello Waffle Visage March 2017 swatch review

Hello readers,
It may still look wintery outside, but it's definitely springtime in Visage land. The shades in this month's box were inspired by Humpty Dumpty. Let's see what egg-cellent things were included.

March 27, 2017

Zoya Violette Perfect Lipstick Swatches & Review


Zoya charming swatch

Hello readers,
Last week I shared the polishes from the new Zoya Charming collection with you. Today I have the coordinating lipstick, Violette.

March 24, 2017

Femme Fatale Cosmetics Among Daughters Of Air & Ready For Dreamland? Swatches & Review


Femme Fatale Ready For Dreamland?

Hello readers,
Today I've got a couple of shades from some recent-ish Femme Fatale collections to share with you. Among Daughters Of Air comes from the Little Mermaid collection and Ready For Dreamland? comes from the Total Recall collection. They just complement each other so perfectly that I had to wear them at the same time.

March 21, 2017

Pahlish L'Or Blanc Swatches & Review


Pahlish l'or blanc swatch

Hello readers,
Today I'm shopping my collection with an older shade from Pahlish. Interesting neutrals - I can never have enough.

March 17, 2017

Lattice Stamped Nail Art Featuring Born Pretty Store Plate BP-L003


Blue and black stamped nail art

Hello readers,
Today I have some nail art featuring my newest stamping plate from Born Pretty Store to share with you. A mix of shimmer, metallic and geometric patterns? Yes please.

March 15, 2017

Zoya Charming Collection Swatches & Review


Zoya charming collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the new collection from Zoya to share with you. The Charming collection features a spring palette with a mix of creme and shimmer finishes. They've also added a new coordinating lipstick shade to their Perfect Lipstick collection. Let's take a look at the polishes they've come up with for Spring 2017.

March 13, 2017

China Glaze Dashboard Dreamer Swatches & Review


China glaze road trip

Hello readers,
Today I have swatches of a new-to-me but older shade from the China Glaze Road Trip collection. A good pale blue is a must for any collection.

March 08, 2017

CANVAS Lacquer Be Like Barb Swatches & Review


canvas lacquer stranger things

Hello readers,
Today I have another shade from the Canvas Lacquer Stranger Things collection to share with you. If you've seen the show, you know that a burnt orange is the perfect shade for Barb.

March 06, 2017

Zoya Harlow Swatches & Review


Zoya harlow swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have a Matte Velvet polish from Zoya to share with you. Harlow had been on my personal wish list for a long time and when I saw it in the Nail Polish Canada boxing day sale, I finally made it mine.

March 03, 2017

Acure Organics Argan Oil, Body Lotion and Quick Fix Correcting Balm Review


Acure argan oil review

Hello readers,
Today I have a selection of skin care staples from Acure Organics to share with you. These certified organic products are effective while still being good for the planet.

March 02, 2017

Born Pretty Store Thermal Nail Polish #6 Swatches & Review


Born pretty store thermal polish review

Hello readers,
Today I have a tri-thermal nail polish from Born Pretty Store to share with you. The change in temperature from the chilly winter weather to the warm indoors really shows of the full range of colour. Let's take a look.

February 28, 2017

Cadillacquer Bones Swatches & Review


Cadillacquer Halloween 2016 swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have a shade from the Cadillacquer Halloween 2016 collection to share with you. When I first saw Bones, it intrigued me but I decided I didn't need it. As more swatches came out the colour and shimmer combo won me over. Let's take a look at why.

February 22, 2017

Sayuri Nail Lacquer Wild Child Swatches & Review


Sayuri Wild Child swatch

Hello readers,
Orange - the colour that I used to hate but has really grown on me over the last year or so. As a result, I find myself picking up shades that I'd passed on when I first saw them. Sayuri Nail Lacquer Wild Child is one of those shades.

February 20, 2017

Girly Bits Cosmetics I Hit My Bunny Phone Swatches & Review


Girly Bits I Hit My Bunny Phone

Hello readers,
Remember when multichromes were all the rage a couple years ago? Remember how they're still amazing? Today I shopped my collection and pulled out one of my favorites.

February 17, 2017

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage February 2017 Unboxing & Review


Hello Waffle Visage review

Hello readers,
Today I've got Hello Waffle's February Visage box to share with you. This month's colour palette was inspired by Lord Byron's poem She Walks In Beauty and features lots of soft romantic shades. Let's take a look at all the goodies that were included.

February 15, 2017

Glitter Squish Stamped Nail Art


Jelly sandwich nail art

Hello readers,
When I first saw swatches of the Pretty Serious Midnight Manicures collection, I knew I needed them. Dark vampy full coverage squishy jellies? Yes please! I skipped the standalone swatches and when straight to nail art.

February 13, 2017

Dance Legend Caviar Shine 1011 Blue Regal Swatches & Review


Dance Legend Caviar Shine Blue Regal

Hello readers,
Today I have a pretty unique polish to share with you. Dance Legend Blue Regal full of glitter but not sparkly which results in a really interesting speckled look. Let's take a look at swatches.

February 10, 2017

Reverie Nail Lacquer Starcrossed Swatches & Review


Reverie Nail Lacquer Starcrossed swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have a great neutral with personality to share with you. Reverie Nail Lacquer makes some gorgeous flecked shimmers and Starcrossed is no exception.

February 08, 2017

Essie Haute Tub Swatches & Review


Essie Haute Tub Review

Hello readers,
Today I have another shade I snagged during the Nail Polish Canada boxing day sale to share with you. I didn't even know I needed Essie Haute Tub until I saw it and looked up swatches. There's just something so striking about black nails.

February 06, 2017

EOTD Favorites January 2017


Eye shadow looks

Hello readers,
Today I've rounded up some of my favorite eye looks from the past month. From soft pinks to bright green, there's a little bit of everything.

February 03, 2017

Girly Bits Cosmetics February 2017 COTM Ladies And Magentlemen Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Ladies And Megentlemen

Hello readers,
Today I have one of the Girly Bits Cosmetics February colours of the month to share with you. Fun fact, I named this polish! Magenta... Mangentlemen... get it?! Let's take a look at swatches.

February 01, 2017

Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Snowfall At Dusk Swatches & Review


Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer Snowfall At Dusk review

Hello readers,
Today I have a snowy winter polish to share with you. Snowfall At Dusk is an older shade my I was able to snag it from a destash and add it to my collection. Let's take a look at some glittery swatches.

January 30, 2017

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick Duo in Fig & Rose Gold Swatches & Review


Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Fig Rose Gold Duo Review

Hello readers,
Today I have one of the Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick Duos to share with you. These duos contain two coordinating 0.05 oz mini lipsticks in a double ended tube. They were originally released for the holidays but I've still seen them in store at Sephora and a few of the colour combos ares still available online. Let's take a look at swatches for Fig and Rose Gold.

January 27, 2017

Zoya Naturel 3 Collection Swatches & Review


Zoya Natural 3 collection swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have the Zoya Naturel 3 collection to share with you. This collection features six modern neutral cremes along with three coordinating lip shades. I already shared the lipsticks with you. Today let's look at the polishes.

January 25, 2017

Great Lakes Lacquer Seester Love Swatches & Review


Great Lakes Lacquer Seester Love

Hello readers,
Today I have one of the polishes from the Hella Holo Customs October charity sale. This is also my first polish from Great Lakes Lacquer! I've heard great things about this brand so I was really excited to have the opportunity to try them along with some other great brands.

January 23, 2017

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage January 2017 Unboxing & Review


Hello waffle visage January 2017 review

Hello readers,
I'm back on track with my visage reviews, yay! January's box was inspired by the legend of King Arthur and features a mix of finishes and shades. To me, the colours scream spring. Perhaps Christine of Hello Waffle is trying to send mother nature a hint to get this winter weather over with. Let's take a look at this month's goodies.

January 20, 2017

Zoya Naturel 3 Collection - The Lipsticks



Hello readers,
Today I have three new shades from the Zoya Perfect Lipstick that were released along with the Naturel 3 nail polish collection to share with you. Didn't know that Zoya made lipstick? They currently have 13 creamy shades to choose from. Let's take a look at the new additions.

January 18, 2017

Femme Fatale Cosmetics Unwoven Light Swatches & Review


Femme Fatale Cosmetics Unwoven Light Swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have a Femme Fatale group exclusive to share with you. I believe Unwoven Light was the first ever group exclusive ever created. Shimmery flakie goodness? Yes please. Wondering how to get access to future group exclusives? Make sure to join the Femme Fatale Fiends group on facebook.

January 16, 2017

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage December 2016 Unboxing & Review


Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage January 2017 review

Hello readers,
It's Christmas in January! That is, the combination of holidays, travel and work took over my life in December, so you get swatches of Hello Waffle's December visage in January. This month's inspiration was The Elves and the Shoemaker by the Brothers Grimm. The shades feature a mix of traditional holiday colours plus a bold lip shade. Let's take a look at swatches.

January 13, 2017

China Glaze Don't Be Shallow Swatches & Review


China Glaze Don't Be Shallow Swatch

Hello readers,
I love a good crelly and when I saw swatches of China Glaze's Don't be Shallow I knew the squishy but still opaque finish needed to be mine. I was patient and was able to snag it on sale (finally) from Nail Polish Canada's boxing day deals.

January 11, 2017

e.l.f. Cosmetics Lip Exfoliator Review


elf lip exfoliator review

Hello readers,
Winter here in Southern Ontario has arrived in full force! It's the time of year when snow piles up and skin gets dry. The same goes for lips, which does not pair will with my love of lipstick. Today I'm sharing my thoughts on the e.l.f. Cosmetics Lip Exfoliator line in my effort to keep my lips lipstick ready.

January 09, 2017

Darling Diva Polish Bitchcraft Swatches & Review


Darling Diva Polish Bitchcraft

Hello readers,
Part of my goal for the blog this year is to swatch some of the older but still just as awesome shades from my polish collection. Darling Diva Polish Bitchcraft, was part of one of the first indie indie purchases I ever made. They're also one of the first brands I worked with as a swatch (back in The Lazy Laquerista days) so DDP seemed the perfect way to start off this initiative.

January 06, 2017

Femme Fatale Cosmetics The Last Resort Swatches & Review


Femme Fatale Cosmetics The Last Resort Swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have one of the shades from the Femme Fatale Cosmetics Welcome To Mars collection to share with you. This collection is re-releasing this month on both the Australian and US Femme Fatale sites so get your wishlist ready.

January 04, 2017

Purple & Rose Gold Nail Stamping



Hello readers,
Happy 2017! This year I thought I'd start things off with some nail art featuring a mix of Emily De Molly polish and stamping polish. I also pulled out a stamping plate I snagged during the Bundle Monster Black Friday sale. New nail goodies for a new year!