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CHANEL Summer 2014 Nail Polish from Reflets D’Été de Chanel

Chanel Summer 2014 Le Vernis

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Mix. Match. Mismatch. The pairing possibilities are endless…the bolder, the better.

The overiding theme of Chanel’s Summer 2014 Collection, Reflets D’Été de Chanel, is all about mixing rich, bold color. The four, new super saturated Chanel nail polish shades (Eastern Light is a re-promote) certainly lend themselves to the art of color combining.
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OPI Mariah Carey Holiday 2013 Liquid Sand Swatches and Review

OPI Mariah Carey Holiday 2013 Liquid Sand

OPI Mariah Carey Holiday 2013 Liquid Sand

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As part of their bigger-than-ever holiday collection, OPI Mariah Carey Holiday includes six new Liquid Sand colors. Unlike the Liquid Sand’s that were part of the first Mariah Carey collection, these shades are more refined. No star glitter or giant chunky sequins to be found. I like the direction OPI has taken with Liquid Sand and the way they have evolved it over the past year. These shades are more in line with my PixieDust-loving self.
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Essie Winter 2013 “Shearling Darling” Nail Polish Collection Swatches & Review

By on November 22, 2013
in Blue, Brown, Essie, Lilac, Red, Teal, Winter 2013 with 35 Comments
Essie Winter 2013 Shearling Darling nail polish collection

Essie Winter 2013

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If there’s one thing I’ve come to expect from Essie’s Winter collections, it’s warm, cozy shades. Founder Essie Weingarten has a relationship with fabric that really comes through in her collections and at a time when all I want to do is bury under a blanket next to a roaring fire, she delivers that feeling in nail color.

For her Winter 2013 nail polish collection she is pitting rich, dark tones against power pastels, bringing a lightness to what could have been a really heavy palette.
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L’Oreal Paris “Miss Candy” Colour Riche Nail Polish Collection Swatches & Review

Candy girl, you are my world. You look so sweet, you’re my special treat. Candy girl, all I want to say. When you’re with me, you brighten up my day - “Candy Girl” by New Edition

L’Oréal Paris is showing its playful side with a limited edition, sweet treat of a collection called Miss Candy. The stars of the Miss Candy show are new gelly (aka jelly) Colour Riche Nail in eight delectable hues.

L'Oreal Paris Miss Candy Jelly Nail Polish Collection

L'Oréal Paris Miss Candy Colour Riche Gelly Nail

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Jelly polishes are fan faves, not just for their lucite looks and build-able coverage but also for their usefulness in layering and nail art. I had a great time experimenting with different syrup gradient combinations and glitter jelly sandwich looks. Keep reading to see what I came up with.
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Essie Resort 2013 “In The Cab-ana” Nail Polish Swatches & Review

By on April 25, 2013
in Blue, Coral, Essie, Green, Lilac, Summer 2013 with 16 Comments

Ever since Essie rocked my green & blue loving world in 2009 with the North Fork collection, the Resort colors are the ones I most look forward to seeing each year. And again, the First Lady of Nail Color did not disappoint. There’s something for everyone in Essie’s Resort 2013 well balanced range of creamy hues.

Essie Resort 2013 - In The Cab-ana nail polish collection

Essie Resort 2013

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Resort is not only about jaunts to warmer climates. It’s also about striking bold color that’s fresh and flirtatious – and like you, we believe that boundaries and rules were meant to be broken. “I wanted to re-imagine sensual color in a way that is as unexpected as the modern woman herself.” says Essie Weingarten, Founder and Global Creative Director of Essie.

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