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A England Nail Polish in In Robe and Crown

I always feel a little awkward when the nail polish name starts with “in”. Two ins in a row makes me see double. 😛 This one is from the Tennyson Romance 2016 collection. It’s described as ” deep brown-toned toned … Continue reading

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A England Elizabeth and Mary Nail Polish Swatches

With the CW Reign show having ended (nooooo!!!) I decided to swatch three of the shades from A England’s collection. In honor of both the real and fictional queens. I’ll start with Crown of Thistles. It seems like both queens … Continue reading

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A England Nail Polish in Saint George

“Bearer of a valiant and courageous heart, this fathomless teal reveals the strength of the brave Knight’s convictions with his gleaming, fiery core.” If you’re not familiar with the legend of Saint George, here is the short version: a dragon … Continue reading

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Wet n Wild Blush in Apri-Cot in the Middle

WnW added some newbies to their blush family. I adopted one named Apri-Cot in the Middle. It comes in the standard plastic compact WnW is known for. It flips open and reveals a large pan of shimmery peachy apricot blush. … Continue reading

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette

Common misconception: these powders are not true highlighters. They are actually finishing powders. Good. Now that we’ve gotten that cleared up, let’s look at the pretty palette. The case is beautifully sleek and seems to be sturdy. L-R: Dim Light, … Continue reading

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Nfu Oh Holographic Nail Polishes in 62 and 64

Back in 2012 and 2013 I placed a few consecutive orders with Ninja Polish. I was interested in trying out some new-to-me, indie brands. Nfu Oh was one of these lesser known brands. I bought #62 and #64. On the … Continue reading

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China Glaze Nail Lacquer in Bogie

When the Vintage Vixens collection came out in 2010, I was very keen to own most of the shades. For several years, Bogie evaded my grasp. Until now. Bogie is a deep plum frost with ample silver shimmer. Luckily, it’s … Continue reading

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Laura Mercier Fall in Love Face Illuminator Collection Palette

Released last year as a limited edition item, this palette contains all four of Laura Mercier’s highlighter shades. Left to right, from the top row: Indiscretion, Addiction, Devotion, and Seduction. Top to bottom: Indiscretion, Devotion, Addiction, Seduction. As you can … Continue reading

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L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Last Lipcolor in Raisin Revival 215

These new L’Oreal lipcolors sort of remind me of those Cover Girl Outlast lip colors that come with a balm intended to seal in the color. That is how the concept works. Let’s go check it out. It’s double ended … Continue reading

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Maybelline New York Color Show Nail Polish in Majestic Green

Pretty apple greens are the light of my life. Majestic Green is such a shade. It’s light, but not as opaque as it seems. I think it’s great for when you want a bit of color without going too vibrant. … Continue reading

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