Wednesday, March 12, 2014

[Review+Swatch] Nicole by OPI Roughles Collection

Hi everyone! Today's collection is the new matte textures from Nicole by OPI - Roughles ("ruffles"). These textures are a bit different from the ones I've previously tried, because they contain what looks like colored sand. This gives them a finely speckled look that's playful, but not overwhelming.

Monday, March 10, 2014

[Review+Swatch] China Glaze Surprise Collection for Spring 2014

Surprise! Filled with pastels and brights, these fun glitters are from China Glaze's newest spring collection. The glitters are clear-based glitter toppers meant for layering over other colors. I decided to pair them with polishes from China Glaze's new City Flourish Collection since the colors really complement each other. All swatches are shown with one coat of Seche Vite top coat.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

[Review+Swatch] China Glaze City Flourish for Spring 2014

Happy Sunday! Did everyone (in the States) move their clocks forward? I love that there's more sun, but it always sucks losing that hour. Anyway, now that it feels like we're really getting into spring, here's a collection from China Glaze that I think you'll appreciate. I have six of the twelve shades from the new City Flourish collection, which features a mix of both pastel and neon colors!

Saturday, March 8, 2014

[Review+Swatch] Barielle Velvets for Spring 2014

Hi guys! Today I'm reviewing one of Barielle's new spring 2014 collections! The Velvets is comprised mostly of soft colors that would look perfect for spring. Even the brighter colors have a dusty feel to them.

The other Barielle collection is Spring Vibrants, which I'll be posting soon. I'm actually wearing a few of the colors now, so if you're curious you can check out my Instagram here. :)

Thursday, March 6, 2014

[Press] OPI Limited Edition Nail Lacquers Inspired by Disney's Muppets Most Wanted

Show-Stopping Shades!

OPI announces the launch of eight new limited edition nail lacquers inspired by Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted. With an all-star cast including Kermit the Frog, Constantine, Ricky Gervais, Miss Piggy, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey and the whole Muppet gang, this family comedy is directed by James Bobin and written by Bobin and Nicholas Stoller. Muppets Most Wanted opens in theaters on March 21, 2014. 

“The Muppets are a fun-loving, colorful cast of characters. These eight new nail lacquers were inspired by their latest adventures in Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted, which include a glamorous international stage tour – and lots of surprises,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder & Executive VP. “Fashionable Miss Piggy is represented through soft pink, peach and pearlescent hues, as well as a frosty sapphire blue – Miss Piggy’s Big Number – to match her fabulous tour gown. The remaining four shades highlight the film’s unexpected elements and include a color-shifting mauve and three sparkle-packed lacquers – including my personal favorite Gaining Mole-mentum, a gold and rose chunky shredded glitter.” 

Muppets Most Wanted by OPI includes the following shades:

Muppets World Tour - This white quartz with colorful sparkle is a global sensation. 
Miss Piggy’s Big Number - Stand back… Miss Piggy’s on sapphire! 
I Love Applause - This sheer, sweet pink deserves a standing ovation. 
Let’s Do Anything We Want! - There’s no holding back this rose gold glitter with white confetti. 
Kermit Me to Speak - Listen up… I’ve got lots to say about this rosy mauve. 
Gaining Mole-mentum - Make your beauty mark with this shredded gold and chunky pink glitter. 
Int’l Crime Caper - To miss this opalescent pearl would be the crime of the century. 
Chillin' Like a Villain - My evil plan… to get away with this precious, sheer nude. 

Muppets Most Wanted by OPI nail lacquer shades each feature OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application. Muppets Most Wanted will be available March 2014, at Professional Salons, including Beauty Brands, Beauty First, Chatters, Dillard’s, jcp Salons, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret, ULTA and for $9.00 ($10.95 CAN) suggested retail.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

[Review+Swatch] Milani Nail Lacquer for 2014

Hi everyone! I can't believe it's already March. Sorry, it's been a little quite around here lately. I got caught up in a lot of projects, including new Pretty Jelly collections for spring/summer 2014! There's a preview of one of the collections on FB if you'd like to see it. I'll be posting official swatches on the blog soon, so you can look forward to that. :)

In the meantime, check out these ten new releases from Milani for 2014!