December 30, 2017

My Ten Favorite Nail Polishes Of 2017



Hello readers,
After much deliberation, here are my favorite ten polishes that I tried in the past year. Some new to me brands, some tested and true and lots of shimmer and sparkle!

December 29, 2017

My Ten Favorite Beauty Products Of 2017


Favorite beauty items

Hello readers,
Today I have my ten favorite beauty products of 2017 to share with you. This list features a mix of staples I can't live without and new products that I fell in love with this year. Let's take a look at what made the cut.

December 28, 2017

My Five Favorite Nail Art Designs Of 2017



Hello readers,
What I learned when going through nail art posts from this past year is I use a lot of blue! Here's a look at my five favorite designs from the past year.

December 25, 2017

Girly Bits Cosmetics Talk Turkey To Me Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Talk Turkey To Me swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have one of the polishes released during Girly Bits Cosmetics' Black Friday sale to share with you. This glowing green shade screams Christmas to me, and how can I resist a name like Talk Turkey to Me? Let's take a look at swatches.

December 24, 2017

Illimité Pale Fire & Live Love Polish Cake Pop Swatches & Review


Illimite Pale Fire

Hello readers,
Today I have two limited edition GWP shades from to Live Love Polish, to share with you. Illimité Pale Fire is a brand new shade, and Live Love Polish Cake Pop was originally released for LLP's third anniversary, but is making a brief reappearance. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 22, 2017

Femme Fatale Cosmetics Maze Of Mirrors Swatches & Review


Femme Fatale Maze Of Mirrors

Hello readers,
Today I dug into my older Femme Fatale shades and pulled out Maze Of Mirrors from The Afterlight Gala collection.

December 20, 2017

Flakie Gradient + Stamped Nail Art


Creative shop 44

Hello readers,
Today I have some nail art I threw together when I couldn't quite decide what I wanted to do. I let my boyfriend pick which design to stamp and then combined it would some shifty flakie gradients. Read on for all the details.

December 18, 2017

Tarte Tartelette Eyeshadow Palette Challenge


Tarte tartelette swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have my first ever eyeshadow palette challenge to share with you. I found myself having way to many options and feeling a bit overwhelmed in the mornings, which meant I was often just skipping eyeshadow all together. The thought of a challenge where I limit myself to a single palette for shadow choices really appealed to me because it makes the decision of 'what should I use' much less daunting. For my first challenge I chose to put together seven looks from the tarte cosmetics tartelette palette.

December 15, 2017

Femme Fatale Cosmetics New Beginnings Collection Swatches & Review


Femme Fatale New Beginnings collection

Hello readers,
Today I have Femme Fatale's New Beginning collection, exclusive to Live Love Polish, to share with you. This collection features six colour changing thermal polishes in sparkly and shimmery finishes. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 14, 2017

Christmas Tree Forest Nail Art


Holiday nail art

Hello readers,
Today I have my entry for the Nail Polish Canada Holiday 2017 Nail Art contest to share with you. I went for a soft forest scene with pops of colour and Christmas trees. Be sure to head over to check out all the entries and vote for your favorite.

December 13, 2017

Girly Bits Cosmetics Winter Whispers Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Fantasmic Flakies swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have the new Girly Bits Cosmetics' polish exclusive to members of the Fantasmic Flakies Facebook group to share with you. This flakie filled shade captured the group submitted inspiration photo perfectly. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 12, 2017

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Spiced Plum Swatches & Review


Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Spiced Plum Review

Hello readers,
Today I have the Amuse Bouche holiday shade from Bite Beauty to share with you. The Amuse Bouche line in general has been mostly cremes, with the occasional fine shimmer in the past so I was intrigued by this shade which has a much stronger flecked shimmer. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 11, 2017

Emily de Molly December 2017 Release Swatches & Review


Emily De Molly December 2017 collection

Hello readers,
Today I have Emily De Molly's December 2017 release to share with you. This seven shade collection features everything from neutral shimmer to neon thermal. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 07, 2017

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage November 2017 Unboxing & Review


Hello Waffle Visage November 2017 swatch review

Hello readers,
Today I have Hello Waffle Cosmetics' November Visage box to share with you. This month was inspired by The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow and features some classic autumn shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 06, 2017

Stamped Nail Art With Nail Effects Powder


Bundle Monster BM-2181

Hello readers,
Today I have the results of a nail art experiment to share with you. For the most part, I've been using effects powders in full nail looks, but today I tried them in combination with some nail stamping to get a shifty metallic design. Keep reading for all the details.

December 04, 2017

Femme Fatale Cosmetics Girly Bits Cosmetics Shop Exclusives Swatches & Review


Femme Fatale Girly Bits exclusives

Hello readers,
Today I have three new shades from Femme Fatale Cosmetics to share with you. These polishes are available exclusively at Girly Bits Cosmetics, their Canadian stockist. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 01, 2017

Girly Bits Cosmetics December 2017 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly bits Slay Belle

Hello readers,
Today I have the December COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. This month's duo sticks with some classic Christmas shades and definitely brings some sparkle. Let's take a look at swatches.