Posts written by A.J.

I have been catching up with my nail polish swatching duties in the past week or so. I thought I might as well write a ‘How to swatch nail polish’ type of post. By ‘how to’ I mean maybe give you ideas how to arrange your own collection and explain what and why and how […]


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  • October 18, 2015

So the most exciting nail polish news yesterday was the release of the new Models Own Glitter Gel polishes. The collection consists of five glittery shades and I have all of them swatched for you! Models Own Glitter Gel review The Glitter Gel polishes come with unique glittery caps. Unfortunately the glitter on the caps doesn’t […]


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  • October 17, 2015

Uber Chic Beauty Mat review has been due for ages but I just haven’t had time to write it up until tonight. OK, first things first. I got it from She Sells Seashells for £12.50 posted. It arrived within days and was packed well. The package even included a little sweet treat for me. Nice! Uber Chic Beauty […]


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  • October 17, 2015

I’ll show you what nail art I have been wearing the past week :) It’s called turquoise stone nail art, pretty sure it’s not my first time to wear something like that… and I just found my last turquoise stone nail art here (from year and a half ago!). As a base I am wearing the most […]


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  • October 17, 2015

There is another nail art competition going on by Models Own and I was asked to create a  design inspired by the following image: And here’s my take on it: I used a variety of techniques there and too many polishes to list, but they all were by Models Own (except for the black and white). Thanks […]


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  • October 16, 2015

Tami Nail Polish Scottish Showcase Collection on the blog today. Tami Nail Polish is a indie brand from Scotland, you can read more about them here. Tami Nail Polish Scottish Showcase Collection The Scottish Showcase Collection consists of three holographic polishes. On the swatches I am wearing two coats of each polish with a layer of top […]


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  • October 11, 2015

Cirque Colours Metropolitan October 2015 consists of two dark and Autumn/Winter oriented colours, both inspired by New York City. Cirque Colours Velvet Underground Velvet Underground is a dark eggplant purple polish with creme finish. Beautiful fast drying formula and flawless finish. On the swatches I am wearing two coats. Cirque Colours McKittrick McKittrick is a dark green polish […]


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  • October 8, 2015

Barry M Glitter Gelly nail polishes are a new addition to the ‘Gelly’ range. These two new Gelly’s are exclusive to Superdrug. Opposite to the usual creme finishes the new Gellys have glittery, or what I would call a glass-fleck finish. The brushes of these Gelly’s are also new, short and flat. I really like flat brushes […]


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  • October 3, 2015

Lilypad Lacquer ‘Stay Beautiful’ is another Rainbow Connection exclusive polish I am featuring in my blog. It’s a pink holographic polish full of different size holographic and pink glitter. Again, very unique and stunning combination. I love indies!! On the swatches I am wearing two thick-ish coats with top coat. The formula was easy to […]


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  • September 28, 2015