Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Zoya Wishes Collection for Holiday/Winter 2014 Swatches and Review

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Hi everyone!  Today I have Zoya's offering for Winter 2014 called the Wishes Collection.  It consists of 3 Magical PixieDusts, 2 shimmer/frosts, and 1 cream.



Read on for the swatches and review!

China Glaze Well Trained

Ever since my beloved Rescue Beauty Lounge Teal was discontinued, I'd been hoping for a polish to come around and replace it.  In comes China Glaze Well Trained from the All Aboard Collection for Fall 2014.  And it's perfection.  This gorgeous creamy teal applies like a dream.  I even used it for some nail art a few months ago.  I think it's a great addition to any collection.

This is one coat!

China Glaze Well Trained All Aboard Fall 2014


China Glaze Well Trained All Aboard Fall 2014


Sunday, December 14, 2014

Essie Sable Collar

Hi everyone!

Tonight I have Essie Sable Collar from Essie's Winter 2013 collection.  I've worn it before, but this is my first time sharing it on my blog!  I'm not even sure how to describe this color.  It's almost a mix of brown and purple with a dusty rose colored shimmer and a grayish overtone to it making the entire polish have a dusty muted look.  It really sounds quite complicated, but it's a gorgeous color.  I'm not entirely sure I would have picked this up on my own, but after hearing everyone rave about it on MUA, I had to give it a go and I wasn't disappointed.

Application on this was very nice.  The consistency is perfect and it goes on perfectly smooth.

This is 2 coats.

Essie Sable Collar Winter 2013

Essie Sable Collar Winter 2013

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dance Legend Knight

Hey everyone!  Today I have one of the first Dance Legends I've purchased.  It definitely wont be the last!

Knight is a multichrome that shifts from a deep gold to green to a bluish purple color.  This is the only multichrome I've come across that has this bluish color in the shift.  It really is stunning.  I apologize in advance for all the pictures, but I couldn't help it!

Application on this was really easy.  It doesn't need to be layered, although I'd like to try it over black.  I will say that it chipped really fast and some of it peeled off in sheets.  This may be attributed to me washing my hair though, so there's that.  The photos below are shown in both artificial and natural (overcast) light.  I find that multichromes always look very "shifty" in cloudy weather.

This is 2 coats.

Dance Legend Knight Multichrome Duochrome

Dance Legend Knight Multichrome Duochrome

Dance Legend Knight Multichrome Duochrome

Dance Legend Knight Multichrome Duochrome

Dance Legend Knight Multichrome Duochrome

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Indigo Bananas Swatches and Review

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I'm so excited about this post, I don't know what to do with myself.  Indigo Bananas.  I've obviously been living under a rock because these are my first polishes from this indie brand and they definitely wont be my last.  It took me forever to get this post together because every time I went to swatch I had to wear them for a full mani.  Let me stop gushing and get to the pictures.

First up is Bridal Veil.  Silver micro metallic flakies and holo glitter.  What more could a girl ask for?  This is 2 coats.

Indigo Bananas Bridal Veil

Indigo Bananas Bridal Veil

Indigo Bananas Bridal Veil


Next is Abby Normal.  This one is a pink the shifts orange and lots of purple shimmer and holo glitter.  It also dries with a textured finish and to add to it's awesomeness, it glows in the dark! This is 2 coats.

Indigo Bananas Abby Normal

Indigo Bananas Abby Normal


Taffeta, Darling? is the lavender version of Bridal Veil and I love it just as much!  It's delicate and in your face all at the same time.  This is 2 coats.

Indigo Bananas Taffeta Darling

Indigo Bananas Taffeta Darling


And the last, but most definitely not least is Galactic Halo (Holo) ... the holo version!  I was speechless putting this polish on.  I didn't want to take it off!  Anything you could want, it has.  Holo? Check.  Duochrome? Check.  Metallic Flakies? Check.  This polish is absolutely stunning and there is absolutely nothing like it in my collection at all!  Can you tell I'm in love?  This is 2 coats.

Indigo Bananas Galactic Halo Holo

Indigo Bananas Galactic Halo Holo

Indigo Bananas Galactic Halo Holo

Indigo Bananas Galactic Halo Holo

Indigo Bananas Galactic Halo Holo


Every single one of these polishes are amazing and the formulas on them are great too!  These and others can be purchased from IndigoBananas.com.  Make sure to also check the Facebook page for more info and up coming collections!

**Products in this post were provided for an honest review.  All opinions and thoughts are my own.

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