Born Pretty Store Grey Stamping Polish Review & Swatches

BP Born Pretty Grey Stamping Polish Swatches - All Colours

Every so often, I buy a stamping polish that just doesn’t show well unless over white or black.  I recently picked up this medium grey from Born Pretty so thought I would share the swatches over various colours to help you choose whether it is right for you.  I usually use silver over grey stamping polish as they don’t always show over certain colours where silver usually shows well but it was under $1 on sale so worth trying. The brush is[Read more]

Avon True Color Nail Polishes in Night Violet & Smoky Plum Swatches & Review

Avon True Color Spring 2017 Nail Polish in Smoky Plum and Night Violet

As I mentioned the other day, there are lots of new shades in the Avon True Color range and today I am sharing their nail polishes in Smoky Plum and Night Violet.  These are two of the shades I have really been enjoying from the latest release of the True Color collection. Avon True Color Smoky Plum Nail Polish Swatches and Review Smoky Plum in mixed sunlight / artificial lighting True Color Smoky Plum under artificial white light Avon True[Read more]

Born Pretty Store BP-W19 Decals Over Quo Color Ampd Best Dressed

Born Pretty BP W19 Turquoise and Purple Water Decals with Quo Best Dressed

Most water decals need a white base or have a coloured base themselves.  So what about putting them over coloured polishes?  If you use a light colour, they can work.  The colours will not be as bright as on white, but something glittery can give some oompf.  I tried the top turquoise and purple design from Born Pretty’s BP W19 water decals over Quo Best Dressed from the Color Amp’d Line.  This glittery metallic silver is perfect as a base[Read more]

Comparing Gold Stamping Polishes to Maybelline Bold Gold

Comparing Gold Stamping Polishes - Rica Golden Egg, Born Pretty, Mundo de Unas and Maybeline Bold Gold Swatches

Maybelline Color Show in Bold Gold was my main gold stamping polish for so long, until I couldn’t find it anywhere after using a whole bottle.  So I bought Mundo de Unas, because a good gold is much needed when stamping and many are too glittery and do not show well.  Wandering around Dollar Tree killing time and checking for blog props (see my recent post on affordable ones from dollar stores) I may have actually squealed out loud when[Read more]

Joy & Polish Co Get In Lime Swatch & Review

Joy and Polish Get In Lime - Bottle Shot 2

The final shade of the Joy & Polish spring/summer collection is Get In Lime.  Since Greenery is the colour of the year, one had to be bright green and this doesn’t disappoint. It has a gor The collection also includes Pink About It, Oh Yeah Kale!, Orange You Glad and Just Blue-tiful.  They all have the same beautiful glowy finish and are available on Etsy or find Stephanie at local Makers Markets.  Joy & Polish is Waterloo based so you[Read more]