Hard Candy 20th Anniversary Nail Polishes Review & Swatches: Mint, Sky & Claws Up

Hard Candy 20th Anniversary Nail Polish Sky Mint Claws Up

I can still remember wanting a bottle of Hard Candy Sky back in the 90s.  That iconic blue polish worn by Alicia Silverstone was hard enough to find on this side of the pond without finding it in the UK and Hard Candy was more of an indie brand back then, certainly not found in Walmart stores.  A relative in the US sent me a bottle and I pretty much stalked the “postman” (we don’t call it mail in the[Read more]

OPI Infinite Shine Strong Coalition Swatches & Review

OPI Infinite Shine Strong Coalition Swatch & Review

I went for a manicure with a friend recently.  I like to try polishes I don’t have access to when I have a manicure so went for the OPI Infinite Shine system in Strong Coal-ition. Introducing the next revolution in nail lacquer. Imagine color that requires no touch ups all week. Fall in love with intense, gel-like shine that lasts until you take it off.  The Infinite Shine system is available now at professional salons. As you can see on[Read more]

Can You Pull Off Orange Nail Polish?

Orange Nail Polish Swatches: Zoya Beatrix PixieDust

Orange is the theme of the month over at Canadian Beauty Bloggers.  I am not huge into orange makeup, but I can give orange nail polish a go. Zoya Beatrix The most wearable of orange nail polishes for me is Zoya Pixie Dust in Beatrix, a tangerine orange nail polish with a gold sparkle against the matte textured base.  Beatrix was released as part of the Summer 2013 Pixie Dust collection and you know I can’t resist Pixie Dust polishes.[Read more]

Essie Peach Side Babe Collection Swatches

Essie Peach Side Babe Collection Swatches - Tea & Nail Polish

I love Essie’s blues and probably would have only picked up the two from the Peach Side Babe collection, but I am so glad I got the whole set.  The others suit me better than I would have thought. Essie Private Weekend Pristine and pretty. sparkling and crisp. infused with subtle shimmer, this radiant white is a lovely luxe getaway from the everyday. I am not a fan of white polish, I only really use it for nail art.  I[Read more]

If You Could Only Have 3: Zoya Edition

If you could only have three favourite zoya nail polishes

I was recently helping a friend plan what to pack for a month long trip.  She is using budget airlines in Europe so has to pack really light.  The thought of a month without nail polish is too much but she also wants some variety.  She got it down to three polishes and laughed at the thought of me managing a week with only three colours. My first is an easy one Zoya Nidhi Zoya Nidhi is my go to red nail[Read more]