September 19, 2019

Brand Challenge: Bee's Knees Lacquer


Bees Knees Lacquer Swatch

Hello readers,
I picked up a few new BKL shades at Indie Expo Canada this year. I went in with one on my list, and somehow walked away with four. Let's take a look at swatches.

September 13, 2019

Paint It Pretty Polish Holo Topcoats Swatches & Review


Paint It Pretty Polish Holo Topcoat

Hello readers,
Today I have two new holo top coats from Paint It Pretty Polish to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches

September 11, 2019

Bee's Knees Lacquer Colossal Claude Swatches & Review


Bees Knees Lacquer Colossal Claude Swatch

Hello readers,
I met up with the Bee's Knees team at Indie Expo Canada where they were kind enough to give one of their limited edition shades from The Indie Shop Portland to try out. Two expos in one! Let's take a look at swatches.

September 04, 2019

Indie Expo Canada Polish Making Workshop


Indie Expo Canada

Hello readers,
A couple of weekends ago I attended Indie Expo Canada.  This was my third time attending IEC, but my first ever time attending the polish making workshop. I had an absolute blast. Today I have my polish creations to share with you.

September 02, 2019

Clionadh Cosmetics Stained Glass Jewelled Multichrome Swatches & First Impressions


Clionadh Cosmetics Stained Glass

Hello readers,
Today I have seven eyeshadows from the Clionadh Cosmetics Stained Glass Jewelled Multichrome collection to share with you. I picked these up at Indie Expo Canada a few weeks ago. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 31, 2019

Great Lakes Lacquer The Oracles Of Lake Ontario Trio Swatches & Review


Great Lakes Lacquer The Oracles Of Lake Ontario

Hello readers,
Today I have the limited edition Oracles Of Lake Ontario trio from Great Lakes Lacquer to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches

August 26, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics September 2019 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits September 2019 COTM

Hello readers,
Today I have the September COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 23, 2019

Indie Expo Canada 2019 Coverage

Indie Expo Canada

Hello readers,
Last weekend I had the chance to attend the third Indie Expo Canada in Toronto, Ontario as part of the official press team. Along with the sales event on Sunday, I also attended the Polish Making Workshop on Saturday for the first time which was so much fun. I'll have more details on that in another post. Today let's take a look at what was up for grabs on Sunday's vending event.

August 21, 2019

Indie Expo Canada Nail Art


Bundle Monster + Sloteazzy BM-XL210 Stamping Plate

Hello readers,
Last weekend I attended Indie Expo Canada and today I have the nail art I put together for the event to share with you.

August 19, 2019

Zoya Sensual Collection Swatches & Review


Zoya Sensual Collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the Zoya Sensual Collection for Fall 2019 to share with you. This collecion is predominantly cremes with a few shimmers in the mix. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 16, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics What In Carnation & Brown Sugar Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Indie Expo Canada 2019

Hello readers,
Today I have two new small batch polishes Girly Bits Cosmetics will be debuting at Indie Expo Canda 2019 to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 13, 2019

Great Lakes Lacquer Save Me Some Grace Swatches & Review


Great Lakes Lacquer Indie Expo Canada 2019

Hello readers,
Today I have the exclusive shades Great Lakes Lacquer is bringing to Indie Expo Canada 2019 to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches

August 12, 2019

Emily de Molly August 2019 Release Swatches & Review


Emily De Molly August 2019 Release

Hello readers,
Today I have Emily de Molly's upcoming August release to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 05, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics Indie Expo Canada 2019 LE, Exclusive & VIP Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Indie Expo Canada 2019

Hello readers,
Today I have the limited edition, exclusive and VIP bag polishes Girly Bits Cosmetics is bringing to Indie Expo Canda 2019 to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 02, 2019

Paint It Pretty Polish Hakuna Matata Collection Swatches & Review


Paint It Pretty Polish Hakuna Matata Collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the new Hakuna Matata collection from Paint It Pretty Polish to share with you. This collection is debuting at Indie Expo Canada 2019 and will be available more widely afterwards. Let's take a look at swatches

July 31, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics Misheard Lyrics Collection Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Misheard Lyrics Collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the Misheard Lyrics collection from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. This collection features six glowing shimmery matte shades along with a shifty topper and will be debuting at Indie Expo Canada 2019. Let's take a look at swatches.

July 29, 2019

Paint It Pretty Polish Indie Expo Canada 2019 LE & Exclusive Swatches & Review


Paint It Pretty Polish Indie Expo Canada 2019

Hello readers,
Today I have the limited edition and exclusive shades Paint It Pretty Polish is bringing to Indie Expo Canada 2019 to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches

July 26, 2019

LynBDesigns Up The Creek Collection & Indie Expo Canada 2019 Exclusive Swatches & Review


LynBDesigns Indie Expo Canada 2019

Hello readers,
Today I have the new Up The Creek collection and event exclusive polish that LynBDesigns is bring to Indie Expo Canada 2019 to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches

July 24, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics August 2019 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits August 2019 COTM

Hello readers,
Today I have the August COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

July 22, 2019

Bee's Knees Lacquer Indie Expo Canada 2019 LE & VIP Polishes Swatches & Review


Bees Knees Lacquer Indie Expo Canada 2019

Hello readers,
Indie Expo Canada 2019 is less than a month away which means it's time to start getting your shopping lists ready. Today I have the limited edition and VIP bag shades that Bee's Knees Lacquer will be bringing to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches

July 19, 2019

Brand Challenge: Girly Bits Cosmetics


Girly Bits Cosmetics Review

Hello readers,
I pulled out a bunch of untried shades from my Girly Bits Cosmetics collection in my goal to shop my stash more. Let's take a look at swatches.

July 15, 2019

Marbled Stamped Nail Art


What's Up Nails Texture Me Nature

Hello readers,
New collection releases tend to slow down a bit in the summertime which means I've have more time to dabble in nail art. Today I have some marble stamping to share with you.

July 11, 2019

Brand Challenge: Grab Bag #2


Aliquid Lacquer Cough As Much As You Choose, Philly Loves Lacquer I Built You A Nest, Nail Pattern Boldness Hello Sweetie

Hello readers,
Today I have another set of untried polishes from a mix of brands in my collection to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

July 08, 2019

Summer Flowers Reverse Stamped Nail Art Featuring Born Pretty Store Spring Garden L007


Born Pretty Store Spring Garden L007 Stamping Plate

Hello readers,
Today I have some reverse stamped nail art featuring some new stamping supplies from Born Pretty Store to share with you.

July 05, 2019

Violet Voss Rainbow Palette Swatches & First Impressions


Violet Voss Rainbow

Hello readers,
Today I have the Violet Voss Rainbow eyeshadow palette to share with you. There has been a full size version of the Rainbow palette around for a while, and though I was tempted by the colours, I ended up deciding I didn't need it due to the giant pans that I would never make a dent in. However, when the smaller fun sized version got release last month I caved. Let's take a look at swatches.

July 03, 2019

Brand Challenge: Grab Bag


Dreamland Lacquer Draconite, Tonic Polish The Places You'll Go, Digital Nails Convergent

Hello readers,
In my efforts to shop my collection more I picked a shades from a mix of different brands that I only have one unworn polish from. Let's take a look at swatches.

June 26, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics July 2019 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits July 2019 COTM

Hello readers,
Today I have the July COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

June 21, 2019

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage May 2019 Unboxing & Swatches


Hello Waffle Visage May 2019 swatch review

Hello readers,
Today I have Hello Waffle Cosmetics' last ever Visage box to share with you. May's Visage box was inspired by The Legend Of Hina, a Polynesian traditional story. I'm definitely getting tropical vibes from the products. Let's take a look at swatches.

June 20, 2019

Brand Challenge: Reverie Nail Lacquer


Reverie Nail Lacquer Review

Hello readers,
Today I'm going through my Reverie Nail Lacquer shades in my challenge to myself to shop my collection more. Clearly I like my blue glitter jellies. Let's take a look at swatches.

June 17, 2019

Brand Challenge: Femme Fatale Cosmetics


Femme Fatale Cosmetics Review

Hello readers,
Today I have another installment in my challenge to myself to shop my collection more. This post features Femme Fatale Cosmetics and since I store my polishes sorted by brand and then colour, this one ended up being heavy on whites and pale greys. Let's take a look at swatches.

June 11, 2019

Illimite Frida Kahlo Collection Swatches & Review


Illimite Frida Kahlo

Hello readers,
Today I have the Illimité Frida Kahlo Collection to share with you. This collection was inspired by the life, work, and iconic style of an artist who defied traditional ideas of female identity and used her art to explore culture, disability and politics. Let's take a look at swatches.

June 10, 2019

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage April 2019 Unboxing & Swatches


Hello Waffle Visage April 2019 swatch review

Hello readers,
Today I have Hello Waffle Cosmetics' April Visage box to share with you. April's Visage box was inspired by the novel The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Brunett and features an earthy neutral palette. Let's take a look at swatches.

June 05, 2019

Zoya Barefoot Collection Swatches & Review


Zoya Barefoot Collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the Zoya Barefoot Collection for Summer 2019 to share with you. This collecion features a mix of shimmer and cremes ranging from neutral to bright. There's also a glitter topper in the mix. Let's take a look at swatches.

June 03, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics Black Blizzard Swatches & Review


Polish Pickup swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have Girly Bits Cosmetics' contribution to Polish Pickup's June release to share with you. This month's theme is Weather Phenomena and Girly Bits was inspired by a photo of a dust storm in Phoenix, Arizona. Let's take a look at swatches.

May 31, 2019

Tarte Cosmetics Icy Betch Eye & Cheek Palette Swatches & First Impressions


Tarte Icy Betch Palette

Hello readers,
For April Fools Day in 2018 Tarte posted an image of the Icy Betch palette in their tartelette form factor featuring a variety of blue, teal and green shades. People got really excited and then really disappointed when they found out it wasn't real. For April Fools 2019 Tarte released a smaller eye and cheek palette featuring predominantly blue shades with some greens and greys in the mix.

May 29, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics June 2019 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits June 2019 COTM

Hello readers,
Today I have the June COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

May 27, 2019

NYX Brights Ultimate Shadow Palette Swatches & First Impressions


NYX Ultimate Shadow Palette Brights

Hello readers,
Today I have the NYX Brights Ultimate Shadow Palette to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

May 23, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics May 2019 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits May 2019 COTM

Hello readers,
Today I have the May COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

May 22, 2019

Emily de Molly Anniversary Release Swatches & Review


Emily De Molly Anniversary 2019 collection

Hello readers,
Today I have Emily de Molly's upcoming anniversary release to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

May 15, 2019

Live Love Polish In Bloom Collection Swatches & Review


Live Love Polish In Bloom Collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the Live Love Polish In Bloom Collection to share with you. This set features six garden inspired shades and 100% of net proceeds (up to $10,000) will be donated to The New York Bee Sanctuary Let's take a look at swatches.

May 13, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics Spring 2019 Collection Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Spring 2019 Collection

Hello readers,
Today I have Girly Bits Cosmetics' Spring 2019 Collection to share with you. This collection features six shades that are full of shimmer and holo. Let's take a look at swatches.

May 09, 2019

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage March 2019 Unboxing & Swatches


Hello Waffle Visage March 2019 swatch review

Hello readers,
Today I have Hello Waffle Cosmetics' March Visage box to share with you. I realize this review is a bit delayed. I moved houses last month and managed to pack this up, completely forget which box it was in and then take longer than anticipated to relocate it. March's Visage box was inspired by the nonsense poem Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll. It features a bright colour palette which I am quite excited for. Let's take a look at swatches.

May 07, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics The Und8ables Duo Swatches & Review


Girly Bits The Und8ables Duo

Hello readers,
Today I have a new from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. Girly Bits has teamed up with Megan Edwards and Janet Reynolds of The Und8ables to celebrate the one year anniversary of their book Girl, it's not you, it's definitely him. Let's take a look at swatches.

May 06, 2019

Almay Velvet Foil Cream Eyeshadow Swatches & First Impressions


Almay Velvet Foil Cream Eyeshadow

Hello readers,
Today I have four shades of Almay's Velvet Foil Cream Eyeshadow to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

May 03, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics Springles Collection Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Springles Collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the new Springles Collection from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. This collection features four pastel crellies filled with flecks and shimmer. Let's take a look at swatches.

April 30, 2019

Burt's Bees Liquid Lipsticks Swatches & First Impressions


Burt's Bees Liquid Lipstick

Hello readers,
I was recently sent a selection of Burt's Bees Liquid Lipsticks by Topbox Circle. These are your creamy don't dry down to a super matte finish type of liquid lipstick. Not quite as long lasting but much more comfortable to wear. Let's take a look at swatches.

April 29, 2019

Almay Make Them Jelly Hi-Lite Swatches & First Impressions


Almay Make Them Jelly Hi-Lite

Hello readers,
Today I have two shades of Almay's Make Them Jelly Hi-Lite to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

April 26, 2019

Emily de Molly May 2019 Release Swatches & Review


Emily De Molly May 2019 collection

Hello readers,
Today I have Emily de Molly's upcoming May release to share with you. This collection is heavy on the shimmers and foils in a rainbow of shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

April 24, 2019

Paint It Pretty Polish Cosmic Showers Bring Space Flowers Swatches & Review


Paint It Pretty Polish Cosmic Showers Bring Space Flowers

Hello readers,
Today I have Paint It Pretty Polish's Pretty Polish Of The Month for May to share with you. This month's shade is a shimmery multichrome. Let's take a look at swatches.