Mont Bleu Crystal Glass Nail Files Review

Mont Bleu Crystal Glass Nail Files Review

Ask almost any nail blogger and they will tell you that they have some Mont Bleu nail files in their collection.  These Czech made glass nail files are well known for being high quality and long lasting.  Plus they adorn them with Swarovski crystals so they look adorable!  If you are used to using emery boards or even have tried cheaper glass files, you will notice a difference with Mont Bleu files on the first use.  They have some amazing filing[Read more]

Superficially Colorful Stealing Your Thunder Swatches

Superficially Colorful IEC Exclusive Stealing Your Thunder

I was introduced to a new brand at Indie Expo Canada.  Superficially Colorful is based in Israel so did not vend in person but sent her pretties to the show.  Stealing Your Thunder was Superficially Colorful’s exclusive for the expo.  A slightly muted medium purple with a gentle holo shimmer.  I didn’t get the VIP bag to get this at Indie Expo but she was nice enough to send me a bottle along with some other goodies to try out.[Read more]

Zoya Sophisticates – New Shades For Fall 2017

Zoya Fall 2017 Sophisticates Nail Polishes

Zoya is my go to for accessible high quality polishes.  I am lucky enough to have a local spa that stocks them and Nail Polish Canada usually gets new shades soon after release but Canadians can buy direct from Zoya too.  The Fall 2017 Sophisticates collection includes pinks, purples and some other fall shades thrown in.  Choose from smoldering nudes, wine reds and shadowy hues in pearl, metallic and cream nail polish finishes. Mckenna (ZP904): a refined pearl in soft almond[Read more]

Avon Gel Finish Terracotta Nail Polish Swatches & Review

Avon Gel Finish Terracotta Nail Polish Stamped with Mdu Black and XY-Z01 stamping plate swatch

The third of the shades from Avon’s Gel Finish shade releases for July-August 2017 is Terracotta.  If you missed them, see my swatches of Rose Noir and Head In Clouds.  Still to come is Violuxe and Clover.  Terracotta is well named and the colour matches the name.  Like the others I have tried so far, it is not quite a one coater but fully opaque in two coats and no bald spots.  Dry time is good.  By the time you are[Read more]

Avon Gel Finish Head In Clouds Swatches & Review

Avon Gel Finish Head In Clouds Nail Polish Swatch in Sunlight stamped with XYZ26 and BP Grey

The second of the new shades in the Avon Gel Finish release later this month is a beautiful medium grey, Head in Clouds.  Not too light or dark, grey doesn’t scream summer for me but this just works.  For a paler colour, the polish is surprisingly opaque.  Not quite a one coater but fully opaque in two coats and no bald spots.  Dry time is good and it makes a nice base for stamping if white is too much for[Read more]