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

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

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

Polished: OPI Rainbow Connection

“Someday we’ll find it, the rainbow connection.The lovers, the dreamers and me!” OPI’s Rainbow Connection (from The Muppets collection) is billed as the rainbow glitter of your dreams, and oh, it is. This polish contains both small and large chunks of multi-colored glitter – blue, silver, red, orange, pink, green! I had to to turn … Continue reading

Polished: Best of MAKE UP FOR EVER Kit

As a fan of long-wear makeup, I was ecstatic to receive the Wild and Chic Best of MAKE UP FOR EVER Kit. It includes: HD Microfinish Powder Aqua Cream in 13 Warm Beige (champagne shimmer) Travel Aqua Eyes in Mat Black 0L (black) Lab Shine in Star Collection – S4 (pearly pink beige) HD Microperfecting … Continue reading

Polished: A Note On Nail Art

Hello, spoiled pretty readers! I adore good nail art. The Internet is full of great examples – chevron stripes, zombie faces, manicures in Tiffany blue with white detail to look like gift boxes – the examples are endless. Personally, I always wanted to achieve half-moon nails at home. A beauty idol of mine, Dita Von … Continue reading