Polished: L’Oreal He Red My Mind + China Glaze Electrify

L’Oreal Paris recently redesigned all of their cosmetics packaging, and their Colour Riche nail polishes now reside in sleek glass and gold containers. I was drawn to He Red My Mind, billed as a metallic Valentine Red. This color went on thinly, and did not have the best coverage. A second coat covered the flaws … Continue reading

OPI I Have a Herring Problem

 I Have a Herring Problem (with flash) After my gorgeous Dutch ‘Ya Just Love OPI? manicure started looking a little jacked (after weeks of abuse), I decided to follow it up with another polish from OPI’s Holland Collection. It was a difficult choice, as OPI sent me the entire set for review AND every bottle … Continue reading

Polished: OPI Red Lights Ahead …Where?

I wholeheartedly agree with Daneen on the OPI Holland Collection for Spring/Summer 2012. Very rarely do I see a collection and want basically all of the colors, but I was more than happy to take any colors that Daneen was willing to share. Red Lights Ahead …Where? is billed as a coral-hot red, and it … Continue reading

OPI Holland Collection: Dutch ‘Ya Just Love OPI?

One of my New Years resolutions is to step up my manicure game. Last year, taking care of nails took a back seat to taking care of Westley. But now that my son is 18 months old and a little more equipped at occupying himself with the tons of toys I lavish upon him (he … Continue reading

NARS Diamond LifeShimmer Nail Polish

Peep my polish. The shade is Diamond Life from NARS Spring 2012 collection. Sade’s 1984 debut album inspired this metallic violet lacquer. Believe it or not, I achieved this opacity with just one coat of polish. It took almost no time at all to dry (a huge bonus when you’re multitasking and as busy as … Continue reading

Polished: Deborah Lippmann Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather is the product of two people who are among the best in their industries. Deborah Lippmann is a top manicurist who has her own line that includes over 65 shades of nail polish. Narciso Rodriguez a fashion designer known for his sleek, modern designs and use of clean colors. I am an admirer … Continue reading