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NARS Holiday 2014 – Algonquin, Barents Sea and Sherwood Nail Polish Swatches & Review

By on October 20, 2014
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NARS Holiday 2014 Nail Polish via @alllacqueredup

NARS Holiday 2014

The first thing that caught my eye about the NARS Holiday 2014 collection nail polishes, was the packaging. The graphic print, that is an adaptation of architectural designer Chris Kabatsi’s design, feels like a futuristic snowflake. The juice inside is just as captivating. Three unique shades that range from warm and toasty to crisp and cool to sleek and icy. A true mix of everything winter and the holidays have to offer.
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#ManiMonday – Blue Ombre Dotticure for a Visit to NYC

Ombré Dotticure Nail Art

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Happy #ManiMonday, all! I hope you had a wonderful weekend, celebrating the 4th if you live in the US. Just before the weekend’s festivities began, I flew off to NYC for an event and needed a nail art look that was easy but packed a lot of visual impact so I created this bold Blue Ombré Dotticure.
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NARS Libertango from the Summer 2014 Adult Swim Collection for #ManiMonday

NARS Adult Swim Summer 2014 nail polish

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What is it about warmer weather that draws me to creme polishes? Can someone explain this? I get wanting glitters and sparkle around the holidays, darker shades in the winter, lights & brights in the spring but when the sun starts peeking out on a regular basis, I want rich, glossy color and I don’t get the correlation.

Anyway, when it came time to select my #ManiMonday shade, I remembered that the boyfriend actually paused to notice when NARS Libertango from the Summer 2014 Adult Swim collection arrived. Creme, check! Boyfriend approved, check! Done deal!
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Top Ten Tuesday – My Favorite Red Lipsticks

Top 10 Best Red Lipsticks

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Even though I’m known for my general distaste for red nail polish, I adore a red lip. It takes a lot of effort to create a perfect red pout but it’s so worth it. When done right, it can light up your whole face.

Since my eyes are not perfectly almond nor round, they’re somewhere in between, I tend to play up my rather voluminous lips when it comes to my makeup routine. And nothing makes me feel more glamorous than a strong, red lip. So in this edition of Top Ten Tuesday I bring you my Favorite Red Lipsticks

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NARS Wind Dancer Nail Polish from the Spring 2014 “High Seize” Collection

By on January 21, 2014
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NARS Spring 2014 – Wind Dancer

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For spring, NARS is going on an aquatic adventure filled with gold, turquoise and aquamarine shades. I love anything related to water so I’ve got my eye on the China Seas Duo of golden turquoise and iridescent plum shadows. When it comes to nails, the NARS High Seize collection includes a ripe cantaloup- inspired shade, Wind Dancer.
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