Monday, December 5, 2016

Indie Spotlight Paint Box Polish


Our Indie Spotlight polish maker of the month is.....Paint Box Polish.. Make sure you check out all the other ladies blogs at the end of this post!


I am a little late with my post but my phone decided to have a fight with water and the water won so my pictures I had stored are now lost... But alas we are here to celebrate the AWESOME indie polish from Piant Box Polish! Pam was running a great Black Friday sale and a 29 birthday sale. My new polishes just arrived today and I can't wait to try them out. The USPS decided to take my polishes on a tour before getting to me this time.. But I can usually order on a Saturday and have my polishes in a few days. And Paint Box has mani fizzies and cuticle oils in a variety of scents. My favorite cuticle oil is Hot Apple Cider! I haven't tried the fizzies yet but I have heard fabulous things about them too.

I have a couple polishes from a Harry Potter Collection called the Knight Bus. They are still available on Paint Box Polishes site here .  First up What 'Choo Fell Over For. This is a dark grey creme base that is filled with blue, white and purple flecks. It builds up really well at 2 or 3 coats.  It dries out really smooth were her top coat too. Make sure to pick one up!


Next up is Won't the Muggles See Us?  Shhhhhh This one is my favorite. I've worn it quite a few times.This polish is pale blue and has sprinklings of grey and violet flakies and also white and blue flecks peeking through. I have nothing else like this one. Muggles is also opaque in 2 or 3 coats.   

Paint Box Polishes are five free and cruelty free! Mini's start at $6 and Full size polishes are available starting at $10. Please visit Paint Box Polish and check out here awesome mani, pedi, cuticle care, and polishes. Her last collection based on Doctor Who was GREAT. I had to buy them all.

See you next month for a new indie to spotlight!  Thank you for stopping by.

                                                 

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Rio Helado 6Harts Polish

 A small group of bloggers has decided to spotlight an indie of the month to show our support for all the different indie makers. There are a lot of new brands since I started my collection in 2011 that I have yet to try. We will be linking our blogs so make sure you check out all my fellow bloggers too! This months maker is 6 Harts. I selected Rio Helado to spotlight in this blog post. It's such a fall color! Unfortunately, it is not available for purchase but 6 Harts has plenty of other gorgeous polishes available for purchase on her big cartel site here. A couple of my other favorites are Bat Crap Crazy (brown) and Montana Sunrise (gorgeous orange) Her polishes start at $9.00 and she also carries a Healing Calendula Cuticle Oil that are lightly scented or even unscented for those with scent allergies.


Rio Helado is a deep teal jelly with scattered holo and shimmer. It leans a little  black on my nails but I can still see some of the teal peaking through. On my walk at lunch today the sun came out so I was able to capture a few sun shots for you! The formula was smooth and easy to apply. I used 3 coats for full coverage and one coat of top coat for the photos.








Thanks for reading and keep polishing! Please stop by 6 Harts shop and try her awesome polishes!

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Joy Laquer- Show and Teal Day

I have another new to me brand to share today. I'd like to introduce you to Joy Lacquer. I met Joy in Las Vegas at the Cocktails and Colors event. I really enjoyed talking with her and I am so excited to share with you her color Show and Teal Day. I am not normally a green polish kind of gal but this one was just gorgeous on the nail! I used two coats for opaque coverage and a Girly Bits What a Rush for my top coat.




Show and Teal Day is a bright blue-green color that leans deep emerald and has a light holo finish. If you look close blue sparkles and shimmers with a bright green and gold flash will appear. The sun came out for an hour this afternoon so I was lucky enough to capture some of the sparkle.

Head on over to Joy Lacquer and pick up your bottle today!.This polish launched September 9th and is part of the KinderQueen collection. The entire collection is 7 polishes and are $10.50 for each full size (13ml) individually. For full collection discount, enter the code KinderQueen at check out and you will receive $1 off each bottle. A mimi collection ( 7ml bottles) will be available in limited quantity at 7 bottles for $36.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

I am Custom Color Cosmetics-Anubis

                                                                                                                     ***Press sample***

I have a new to me brand for you today. I am Custom Color Cosmetics or IAMCCC for short.
While I was in Las Vegas in July I was able to check them out. I got to meet the awesome owner Ashlie! She is so sweet and easy to talk to! The vampy holo I received, called Anubis, is very distracting when driving. I was so excited when the sun decided to come out and play as I was getting ready to take my photos. I used two coats of Anubis and one coat of Girly Bits What a Rush for my top coat.

I'd like to introduce you to Anubis.This is from her Death Mythos collection that released 9/3/16. IAMCCC website is located here. For $10 this is a steal!!!
 
Anubis- The Jackel headed Egyptian God of the Underworld is represented here in a Black holo with Green sparks, flakies and shimmer. This is not just your ordinary black polish. It seems like a dark green too. This baby just pops off your nails in the sun! I didn't want to take her off. You want to see more pics don't you??? Well I do too :) 
Look at the rainbow of holo here!!




It applied very easily and I had no issues with the formula. You could probably apply the polish with just one coat if you are a little heavy handed when applying your polish.  
Anubis is part of a 6 polish collection so head on over to IAMCCC's website to purchase your own awesome black holo with flakies today! You can purchase the entire 6 polish collection or individualy. Prices start at $10 a polish. The shop also carries "Create your own" cuticle oils in various scents and sizes from $4.00. 10 Custom lip and cuticle balms from $9.00. I know I will be stopping by Ashlie's shop and checking out a couple for myself. These are LE and will not be re-stocking so go go go.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

6 Harts- Butterfly Floufs

Good morning readers!                                                                 **Press Sample****
I have a gorgeous polish for you today. It is a fabulous lilac with speckles of gold and purple micro flakes and a splash of holo to make this one pop. The sun peaked through for a bit so I could capture the holo nicely. It applies beautifully. I wore this all week last week and I was sad to remove it. I used two coats of this polish and Girly Bits What a Rush for my top coat. This lovely polish is available this evening on 6 Harts website tonight along with Not Taupical. Both will be $9. And make sure to check out her Healing Calendula Cuticle Oils. They are fabulous and are only $5.00. She carries unscented and scented. I know I'm going to pick up a pineapple one for my upcoming Hawaii trip!  Her bigcartel site is located here.  Now for the pics..


Saturday, August 6, 2016

What Happens in Vegas....Ends up on Twitter

Hi Readers,                                                                                     ***Press Sample***

I recently got back from the annual CPNA convention in Vegas where it was hot hot hot. Equally as hot is Pam's latest CPNA polish named What Happens in Vegas...Ends up on Twitter. This beauty releases on August 15 so get those fingers ready to buy this special polish.Girly Bits website is located here.  The polish has a blue holo base with pink and aqua flecks shining throughout. When you get this polish in the sun your fingers will just pop with sparkle.. So be careful driving... Now for what you really want to see pictures! I used two coats of the polish and one coat of GB top coat What a Rush.

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The price for this beauty will be $15.60 CAD. Be sure to pick this up before it's gone. It will be LE. For a list of Authorized Distributors click here

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Alter Ego Body Care Products-Nail Polish

***Press sample received for my honest review

Good morning readers! I received some great products from the wonderful Cynthia at Alter Ego Body Care Products. She recently reformulated her nail polishes so they no longer dry to a matte finish but they sparkle like crazy! She has also started carrying bath and body care products including: lip balms, handmade soups,and moisturizer that can be used on the body or the face. There is also a some new products for your four legged pups calledPUPPegos. When you have a chance head over to her website to check out the new goods http://www.wisconsinsoap.com/

This is going to be a two part but FUN new product filled post! First up are the new and improved formula nail polishes. Apricot Emporer is perfect pretty peach holo polish. The first two pics are two coats taken in natural lighting. The brush is awesome to work with. I hardly had any clean up to do! The second two were taken with an ottlite since the California sun decided to disappear while I was taking these photos. This polish will be available soon on the above website. The small 8.5 ml size for $4.50 and the 17 ml bottle is only $9.00. Follow Aler Ego Body Care Products on Facebook for the release date here





Next up is a polish called Frost Fairy. This one applied nicely. It's more of a frost finished and the brush strokes smoothed out really well. I love this light blue color and it would probably stamp really well. It has some holo sparkle in it too as you can see in the last photo. I used two coats of Frost Fairy and the opacity was perfect!  Cynthia's inspiration for this polish is as follows: When the nights are so cold even the imps and pixies stay inside the frost fairy comes out to play!  She dances on windows, slides down iron hand rails and tosses her magical dust on fir trees :)  No one can miss her delicate shimmery blue!  This is available on her site in the small 8.5 ml size for $4.50 and the 17 ml bottle is only $9.00



The final polish I have for you today is Savors Strawberry. This was a surprise winner for me. It really looks like a strawberry on your nail!Savors Strawberry does have more of a squishy jelly consistency. I used three coats so I could have no visible nail line. Lets take a look at this beauty... This is a pic of her small but definitely not mini bottle at 8.5 ml for $4.50. A great value. I had no issues with the brush! This is also a newer polish being released soon. As soon as I know when I will update this post!


Cynthia is currently offering a discount code to my readers so please head on over to her website and take a look around and try out some of her amazing new product. For 20% off use the code: nubbins4nails. Again her website is http://wisconsinsoap.com/ 

Watch out for an upcoming post that will contain the moisturizer and bath cakes that look like a cupcake! Its so cute.. Thanks for tuning in!