Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Rica Go Big Or Go Home

Rica Go Big or Go Home
Rica Go Big or Go Home


Hello!  I have a couple pretty Rica polishes to show you all today.  So lets start with the gorgeous blue holo shall we?  This is two coats of Go Big or Go Gnome.  Totally flawless application.  Pretty much what you expect from a Rica polish.  This is from the GNOME box that Rica and Stardust put out monthly.  I had missed this one but a lovely lady I know was kind enough to give it to me.  The accent nail is three coats of Big Daddy Always Said from the Golden Girls collection.

Rica Go BIg or Go Home
Rica Go Big or Go Home

I'm a little gnome obsessed.  I have them around my house.  So these GNOME polishes are something I look forward to every month.

Until next time...

Sara

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

SinfulColors Having A Blast Review (Partial)

*Press Sample*

Hey guys!  I have some fun polishes today from the SinfulColors Having A Blast collection.  I'm going to start with my favorite combo of polishes.  I plan on recreating this first mani for the 4th of July.  I just love it so much.  I started with two coats of Hot Spot, a pretty metallic blue.  The accent nail is two coats of Snow Me White and once that was dry I used some straight Nail Vinyls to make the stripes.  I used Ruby Ruby for the red.  Then to top it all off I added a coat of Star Blast Off, a super cool patriotic glitter with large stars.  The stars came out pretty easily, no fishing required.



Here's the same mani before I added the glitter so you can really see the blue.



Next I used two coats of Ruby Ruby with an accent of Out of This World.  I totally thought Ruby Ruby was a red cream when I put it on.  I was adding top coat and I started to see some sparkles.  I thought my top coat brush had glitter on it and was super upset that it was contaminating my polish.  Turns out Ruby Ruby has a bit of sparkle and I'm just not very observant apparently.  Anyhow, then I added some stars using Nail Vinyls and Hot Spot.  Very pleased with this simple 4th of July mani.




This next polish is Green Ocean.  I know this is a much loved polish for a lot of people.  I originally put it over white and oh boy was that terrible!  I took it right off.  So then I decided to put it over a black cream and a dark teal (OPI Ski Teal We Drop).  I am completely obsessed with how it looks over the teal.  I think it would be really cool to matte it but I couldn't find my matte top coat.




I hope you guys like today's manis.  I want to say that Snow Me White was a great two coat white polish.  I will be using that again for sure.  I've seen these polishes at several Walgreens around here.  You can find more information at sinfulcolors.com.  Be sure to give them a like on facebook too.  I hope you all have a great day!

Until next time...

Sara

*Polishes were sent by the pr company for review.  All opinions are 100% mine.*

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Black Dahlia Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Black Dahlia Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Black Dahlia Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Hey all!  Today I have a new to me indie on the blog, Black Dahlia Lacquer.  Someone posted a photo of this polish in a facebook group and I just had to snag it.  This gorgeous green is Reduce, Reuse, Recycle which I believe was an LE.  This is two coats and top coat shown today.  This is just gorgeous!

Black Dahlia Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Black Dahlia Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

I grabbed a few others when I got this and now I can't wait to try them out.  I'll be sure to share them as I do.

Have a great day!

Sara

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Review

*Press Sample*

Hey guys!  I have a review of four shades from the Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Poolside Paradise collection.  Miracle Gel is an at home gel mani with no light needed.  It has a special top coat to use to give it that high shine finish.

First up is Lip Palm.  This had a great two coat formula.  It went on even and didn't run at all.

Sally Hansen Lip Palm
Sally Hansen Lip Palm

Sally Hansen Lip Palm
Sally Hansen Lip Palm


This is Life's a Peach.  This doesn't read peach to me at all.  It's very coral on me.  Either way it has the most awesome formula.  Two coats for perfection here.

Sally Hansen Life's a Peach
Sally Hansen Life's a Peach

Sally Hansen Life's a Peach
Sally Hansen Life's a Peach


Pink-A-Colada is a sheer, pale pink.  This is three coats and you can see I still have visible nail line.  This polish struck me as very job interview appropriate.

Sally Hansen Pink-A-Colada
Sally Hansen Pink-A-Colada

Sally Hansen Pink-A-Colada
Sally Hansen Pink-A-Colada


Lastly I have Morning Sunshine!  This is a lovely yellow.  It took three coats but that's pretty normal for yellow.

Sally Hansen Morning Sunshine!
Sally Hansen Morning Sunshine!

Sally Hansen Morning Sunshine!
Sally Hansen Morning Sunshine!

These are really great polishes for summer.  I haven't done a wear test yet but I'd love to hear how you all have liked them.  You can find these at all the normal places you can buy Sally Hansen polishes.  Be sure to give them a like on facebook.

Thanks for stopping by!

Sara

*Polishes were sent for review.  All opinions are 100% mine.*