essie Summer 2017 Collection

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essie has launched another stunning collection – essie Summer 2017. Inspired by chic Parisian patisseries, these six polishes will make you want to hit a Parisian cafe. essie Sweet Soufflé This polish is a gorgeous pearly white that applies beautifully with 3 thin coats. The polish evens out nicely. essie Blue-La-La This polish looks beautiful with 3 full coats but is a tad tough to…

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essie wild nude collection

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This collection has been out since May, but I’m a little behind schedule (more on the past few months of personal struggle soon!). All aside, I’ve finally had the chance (and energy) to swatch a few new essie collections. First up is this beautiful essie wild nude collection that is a modern take on a neutral palette for your nails, featuring rich crème colour shades…

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LVX Spring Summer 2017 Swatches

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Another day, another beautiful nail polish collection for the season. LVX Spring Summer collection for 2017 has something for everyone who wants to brighten up their manicure. Whether you’re into earthy, neutral tones or vibrant pinks and purples, you’ll fall in love with these hues. LVX Spring Summer Swatches Seychelle is a gorgeous light aqua blue inspired by collections from Fendi, Chanel and Victoria Beckham. Schiaparelli…

OPI Fiji Collection Swatches & Review

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The OPI Fiji Collection is an absolute stunning array of tropical polishes perfect for spring (and summer)! Usually with nail polish collections greater than six shades, I find it difficult to create a special bond with each one. That’s why falling for each and every of the 12 shades of the OPI Fiji Collection is totally unlike me. Maybe it’s the constant grey climate I’ve been living…

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essie gel couture bridal x Monique Lhuillier

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Wedding season is upon us which means that brides everywhere are anxiously fine-tuning their dress, shoes, hair and makeup for their special day. This wedding season is close to my heart as April 7th marks 10 years of marriage for me. I can’t believe how quickly 10 years has flown by. It feels like just yesterday that I picked the perfect nail polish to compliment my engagement ring,…

Fun Spring Nails with essie spring 2017

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Recently I showed you the beautiful hues of the essie Spring 2017 Collection. I’m so love with the colours that I had to create some nailart. It’s been a while since I’ve done some original work, so it was fun creating these spring nails. Yes we’re in the middle of winter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look forward to spring! Agree? I painted small lines with all…

essie spring 2017 swatches and review

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I’m so excited to show you the vibrant swatches of the essie spring 2017 collection. Inspired by the beautiful colours of the coastline, essie spring features six saturated cremes. We all know essie makes an excellent creme polish. They’re easy to apply, layer nicely and are shiny beyond belief (i.e. all swatches below are shown without top coat). This collection is no exception. It’s perfect! If…

Interested in Becoming a Nail Technician? Here’s the Low Down for #manimonday

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I thought this post would be perfect this #manimonday for those nailphiles thinking of taking their passion for nails a step further. Thanks to Holly Barry for writing this Guest Post on pursuing a career as a nail technician. Until quite recently, hair stylists and beauty therapists tended to operate quite separately from one another, each having their own salon or treatment rooms. However, things are…

essie Gel Couture Ballet Nudes

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If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that one of my favourite things is to swatch a new essie nail polish collection. When the essie Gel Couture Ballet Nudes hit my desk before the holidays, I couldn’t wait to swatch them! Unfortunately 3 days before the holidays I threw my back out. It’s only today that my back finally feels good enough…

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8 Perfect Pink Holiday Gifts For Her (Or You!)

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I love rounding up my favourite products for gift guides that help you buy something special for your loved ones. But let’s be real. How often do you shop for someone else but manage to pick up a few things for your self? Is there a rule about how many christmas gifts you can purchase for yourself? I’ve been shopping for a few months now,…

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