Painted Polish

Painted Polish “Mer-maid It to the Pier”

I am seriously kicking myself for letting this shade sit on my polish shelf for SO. LONG. This beautiful periwinkle-purple from Painted Polish was an exclusive shade made for Polish Con September 2017, held at the Navy Pier in Chicago. Mer-maid It to the Pier has a light purple or periwinkle creme base, tiny white… Continue reading Painted Polish “Mer-maid It to the Pier”

Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale “As the World Falls Down”

"As the World Falls Down" is a sparkly stunner from a Femme Fatale collection inspired by the 1986 film "Labyrinth". I purchased this shade from a pre-sale of this collection from Femme Fatale's website a couple months ago. At the time that this review was posted, this shade was still available from U.S. stockist Shiro… Continue reading Femme Fatale “As the World Falls Down”

Femme Fatale · Thermal

Femme Fatale “Pride Must Suffer Pain”

Happy birthday to me! Since today is my birthday, I wanted to share one of my favorite thermals from one of my favorite polish brands. This is "Pride Must Suffer Pain" from Femme Fatale, which was part of Femme's The Little Mermaid collection from February of 2017. Pride Must Suffer Pain is an aqua to… Continue reading Femme Fatale “Pride Must Suffer Pain”

Emily de Molly · Polish Pickup · Thermal

Emily de Molly “Created by Man”: Polish Pickup April 2018

This past month of Polish Pickup has been my favorite so far! I just got my order in the mail yesterday and put this shade on my nails immediately. The theme for April 2018 was Across the Universe: Planets and Galaxies. This thermal from Emily de Molly was inspired by Battlestar Galactica. New to Polish… Continue reading Emily de Molly “Created by Man”: Polish Pickup April 2018


Juleps “Samma” and “Primrose”

Today I have two shades from Julep's April 2018 collection, "Samma" and "Primrose". Both of these shades are pretty purples that are perfect for springtime. First up is Samma, a light lavender microglitter polish in a clear jelly base. At first glance, Samma appears a bit silver in color, but a purple shimmer along with… Continue reading Juleps “Samma” and “Primrose”

Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale “Hearts Desires”

With warm sunshine and blue skies finally on their way, I'm obsessed with Femme Fatale's "Heart's Desires"! This beautiful coral polish is perfect for spring! Check out these amazing flakies! Heart's Desires has a soft pastel coral base and is packed with iridescent aqua flakies as well as a scattered red shimmer. The formula is… Continue reading Femme Fatale “Hearts Desires”

Tonic Polish · unicorn pee

Tonic Polish “Happenstance”

Today I have another polish from Tonic Polish to share. Similar to Tonic's Bauble, which I reviewed last week, Happenstance is a unicorn pee pigment polish with added iridescent flakies. Happenstance has a magenta purple jelly base and the unicorn pee pigment gives it a gorgeous red hue. Here's an up-close shot of the unicorn… Continue reading Tonic Polish “Happenstance”


Starrily “Zyler the Cat”

Today's manicure is quite the throwback-- I can't believe I let my nails get this long! Here is yet another beautiful holographic glitter from Starrily, "Zyler the Cat"! This is another polish Starrily created with Simplynailogical's Cristine. This polish is named after her other cat, Zyler! I paired Zyler the Cat with Julep Ebony, a… Continue reading Starrily “Zyler the Cat”

1850 Artisan Polishes · PR

1850 Artisan Polish: Treasures of the Pacific Collection, Part 2

Here is part two of 1850 Artisan Polish's "Treasures of the Pacific" collection! You can see my blog post for part 1 of the collection, which includes four multichrome polishes, here. These eight shades will be released on April 14th. The final four shades in this collection are three multichrome flakie toppers as well as… Continue reading 1850 Artisan Polish: Treasures of the Pacific Collection, Part 2