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.

April 17, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics Polish Con NOLA Swatches & Review


Girly Bits March 2019 COTM

Hello readers,
Today I have the four shades Girly Bits Cosmetics created for Polish Con NOLA. Though the event has already happened, there are still overpours available for purchase on the Girly Bits website so I thought a review would still be useful. Let's take a look at swatches.

April 11, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics April 2019 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits April 2019 COTM

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

April 08, 2019

BLUSH Lacquers Double Rainbow Shimmers Collection Swatches & Review


Blush Lacquers Double Rainbow Shimmers

Hello readers,
Today I have the Double Rainbow Shimmers collection from BLUSH Lacquers to share with you. This collection is the second half of their spring release and features six shimmery shades inspired by the elusive double rainbow. These can either be work on their own or layered over another shade. Let's take a look at swatches.

April 03, 2019

BLUSH Lacquers Candy Heart Cremes Collection Swatches & Review


Blush Lacquers Candy Heart Cremes

Hello readers,
Today I have the Candy Heart Cremes collection from BLUSH Lacquers to share with you. This collection is half of their spring release and features six creme shades inspired by the classic phrase heart candies. Let's take a look at swatches.

April 01, 2019

Burt's Bees Satin Lipstick In Lily Lake & Blush Basin Swatches


Burt's Bees Satin Lipstick

Hello readers,
Today I have two shades from Burt's Bees' Satin Lipstick line to share with you. These lipsticks feature a hydrating creamy formula made from 100% natural ingredients. Burt's Bees lip balm has been a staple in my household for decades, so I was curious to try out their cosmetics line too. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 29, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics Not Waterlilies Swatches & Review


Polish Pickup swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have Girly Bits Cosmetics' contribution to Polish Pickup's April release to share with you. This month's theme is Works Of Art and Girly Bits was inspired by a vibrant lithograph by Sunol Alvar. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 27, 2019

Brand Challenge: Indie Expo Canada VIP


Indie Expo Canada VIP

Hello readers,
I switched things up a little for this installment of my shop my collection challenge. Instead of a single brand I chose a single source of polish, Indie Expo Canada VIP bag shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 25, 2019

Juvia's Place The Masquerade Mini Palette Swatches & First Impressions


Juvia's Place The Masquerade Palette

Hello readers,
Today I have Juvia's Place The Masquerade Mini Palette to share with you. I was attracted to this palette because of the gorgeous jewel tones (including some mattes!) but the neutral half is a bonus to help round out eye looks. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 22, 2019

Brand Challenge: BLUSH Lacquers


Blush Lacquers Review

Hello readers,
For this installment in my challenge to myself to shop my collection more I chose to wear all of my untried Blush Lacquers. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 20, 2019

Violet Voss Hashtag Palette Swatches & First Impressions


Violet Voss Hashtag

Hello readers,
Today I have the Violet Voss Hashtag Palette to share with you. I picked this up during the Sephora sale at the end of last year. It looks like the ultimate sunset gradient palette. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 18, 2019

Emily de Molly March 2019 Release Swatches & Review


Emily De Molly March 2019 collection

Hello readers,
Today I have Emily de Molly's upcoming March release to share with you. As is usually for Emily de Molly (and a style that I love) this collection features a wide variety of finishes and colours. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 15, 2019

Revlon Galaxy Dream Holographic Highlighting Palette Swatches & First Impressions


Revlon Galaxy Dream Palette

Hello readers,
Today I have the Revlon Galaxy Dream Holographic Highlighting Palette to share with you. Though it may not be truly holographic in the shattered rainbow sense, it is full of some beautiful colourful highlighters, and you know I love my colourful highlighters. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 13, 2019

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage February 2019 Unboxing & Review


Hello Waffle Visage February 2019 swatch review

Hello readers,
Today I have Hello Waffle Cosmetics' February Visage box to share with you. This month's shades were inspired by the Ernest & Celestine book series by Gabrielle Vincent. It was also turned into an animated film in 2012. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 11, 2019

Beautometry My Mani Box October 2018 Review


Beautometry My Mani Box Review

Hello readers,
Today I'm wrapping up my reviews of past My Mani Boxes from Beautometry. October 2018's box was Fantastic Beasts themed. I swatched the included polish and put together some stamped nail art using the items inside. Let's take a look.

March 08, 2019

Brand Challenge: Cadillacquer


Cadillacquer Review

Hello readers,
Shopping my own collection worked out so well for 2018 that I'm continuing the challenge to myself this year too! For the first brand of 2019 I chose Cadillacquer and wore every single untried from them that I own. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 06, 2019

Juvia's Place The Magic Mini Palette Swatches & First Impressions


Juvia's Place The Magic Palette

Hello readers,
Today I have Juvia's Place The Magic Mini Palette to share with you. I love that Juvia's Place offers mini sizes of a lot of their palettes. The shadows are still a good size but overall the palette takes up less space and gives you a chance to save some money. Let's take a look at swatches.

March 04, 2019

Zoya Giveaway #3 - All That Glitters Duo, Holly Days Duo, Believe In Magic Duo, Ellie, Marigold, Ash & Sam


Nail Polish Giveaway

Hello readers,
It's time for the final installment of my Zoya giveaways! Let's take a look at the last prize.

March 01, 2019

Beautometry My Mani Box September 2018 Review


Beautometry My Mani Box Review

Hello readers,
Today I have another past My Mani Box from Beautometry to share with you. September 2018's box was autumn themed and I put together two nail art looks using the items inside. Let's take a look.

February 27, 2019

Girly Bits Cosmetics March 2019 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits March 2019 COTM

Hello readers,
Today I have the March COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. This month features two polishes that definitely get me in the mood for spring weather. Let's take a look at swatches.

February 25, 2019

Zoya Giveaway #2 - Taste Of Winter Duo, Snow Kisses Duo, Fun & Frosty Duo, Brighton, Mandy & Vanessa


Nail Polish Giveaway

Hello readers,
It's time for the second installment of my Zoya giveaways! Let's take a look at this week's prize.

February 22, 2019

Born Pretty Store Blooming Nail Polish Review & Nail Art


Born Pretty Store Blooming Nail Polish Review

Hello readers,
Today I have some nail art polishes from Born Pretty Store to share with you. The Blooming Nail Polishes are supposed to automatically spread out after application to create a sheer center and darker edges. However, I didn't realize that they were meant to be used over gel polish until after I picked them to review. Today's post is an experiment of using them with regular polish. Let's take a look at how it turned out.