Posts written by A.J.

Pink Gellac Uncovered 2 is their second gel polish collection this summer. The first one was called the Butterfly Collection (swatches here). Opposite to the first one’s brightness, this collection is a more subtle and, what I would call, office-friendly. It is the second part for their Uncovered 1 collection (swatches here), spoiling us with a choice […]


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  • August 5, 2016

OPI Washington DC is the collection for fall/winter 2016. As the name indicates, the collection is inspired by Washington DC and the names of the polishes were developed in collaboration with Kerry Washington who is OPI’s first ever Creative Ambassador. That sounds like a job I would love to do! Anyway, the collection consists of nine […]


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  • August 4, 2016

Today I am having a bit of a cheat day- I am wearing water decal nail art. It is cheating because my nails look artsy, but I put zero artistic skill into it. Applying water decals does take somewhat skill. I have struggled to apply full nail water decals in the past and I think […]


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  • July 23, 2016

Models Own Polish For Tans 2016 shades were released earlier this week and they are… PINK! I was surprised to see that most of the polishes from the collection are pink toned. Surprised, but not disappointing – I always welcome different shades of pink and obviously, the brighter, the better. Models Own Boat Party Boat party is a […]


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  • July 22, 2016

Freckles Polish is a well known UK indie nail polish brand. I have swatched two polishes from two different collections today. First two are from the Cremes Collection and the second two from the Orange is The New Black collection. Freckles Polish Tiki Bar Tiki Bar is a light fuchsia polish with creme finish. On […]


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  • July 19, 2016

The Manicure Company is a new brand from Ireland. They offer a line of gel polish and builder gel, but also other nail care items. The Manicure Company Stone Stone is a beige gel polish with creme finish. On the swatches I am wearing three coats with top coat. The Manicure Company Concrete Jungle Concrete […]


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  • July 12, 2016

Faby Nail Lacquer is a new brand on the UK market. Today I am showing you two polishes from their ‘JOY’ collection. Faby Nail Lacquer #Irony Irony is a pink polish with creme finish. On the swatches I am wearing two coats with top coat. Beautiful colour and an easy to work with formula. Faby Nail […]


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  • July 11, 2016

Hello! I am back from my vacation and so excited to show you Cirque Colors The Vice 2016 swatches. Cirque Colors The Vice 2016 This year’s Vice collection consists of five beautiful neon colours and, a oldie but a goodie from last year’s release, We Trippy. Cirque Colors Plastik Plastik is a hot pink-magenta polish […]


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  • July 3, 2016

Hello! Tomorrow I am travelling down to London to attend the Scratch Stars Awards where I am a finalist in the Best UK Nail Blogger (sponsored by Salon Services) category. Other finalists for the Best UK Nail Blogger category are The Nailasaurus, One Nail To Rule Them All, Natasha Lee and Lucy’s Stash. You can see the other categories/finalists […]


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  • June 4, 2016