Category: Press Sample

KBShimmer Seems Fishy – PPU & IPU April 2020

KBShimmer Seems Fishy – PPU & IPU April 2020

Hello friends! I hope that you’re doing as well as can be expected in our new reality. I am doing my best to stay home and only go out once a week to get necessities, but it’s definitely hard. I have hope that if we all do our part, we can get through this. Since April is right around the corner, that means that Polish and Indie Pickup are going to be opening up shop this Friday. Today I’m going to be sharing with you my swatches of KBShimmer Seems Fishy which is completely stunning. I have taken pictures in different angles and lighting to show you just how shifty it is. Let’s take a look at my swatches below. Continue reading “KBShimmer Seems Fishy – PPU & IPU April 2020”

KBShimmer Beach Break Collection

KBShimmer Beach Break Collection

Hello everyone. I hope that you are all doing well and that you are weathering the storm out there. I am trying to remain hopeful that we will get through this soon, but I feel like we have to all do our part and STAY HOME as much as possible. I try to only go out once a week–if that. I know it’s difficult to stay home–especially because I live in California where the weather is always nice–but I have to do my best to not get sick or help spread the virus. Anyway, I know that you’re probably tired of hearing about the Corona Virus so I will get off my soapbox. Since you are here, I know we share a hobby in common–nails! Today I am going to share my swatches of the KBShimmer Beach Break Collection with you so let’s take a look at my pictures below. Continue reading “KBShimmer Beach Break Collection”

Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer Neapolitan Complex Trio

Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer Neapolitan Complex Trio

Hey, we survived another day so it’s a good day! Yesterday I posted on my Facebook about how some people may think that posting about nail polish is kind of trivial at this time. Personally, I got into polish many years ago as a way to work through depression and anxiety so I always turn to this hobby when I need to escape a bit. I feel like this is the case for many of us who are in part of the nail polish community so I will continue to post when I need it. I hope that you will take it as a little distraction and not that I am trying to downplay or ignore the severity of what is happening in the world. So, for today’s post I have the Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer Neapolitan Complex Trio to share with you so let’s get on with the show! Continue reading “Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer Neapolitan Complex Trio”

Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer Ice Cream Shoppe Collection

Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer Ice Cream Shoppe Collection

Hello everyone! How are you holding up? I’ve got to be honest with you; I’m kind of starting to worry about all the craziness. Who would have thought that we would be in a situation where toilet paper is out of stock EVERYWHERE? I’m trying to keep level-headed and go about business as usual, but I am taking some precautions. In fact, I’m really trying to stay out of stores, restaurants and just not going anywhere if it’s not really necessary. I don’t really know what’s going to happen, but I don’t want to feed into the fear frenzy. Anywho, since I’m saying that I want to feel normal, I’m going to keep polishing my nails to deal with stress. Today I have the Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer Ice Cream Shoppe Collection to share with you so let’s take a look at my swatches below. Continue reading “Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer Ice Cream Shoppe Collection”

Orosa Beauty Fall Collection 2019

Orosa Beauty Fall Collection 2019

I know that I’m super late posting these swatches, but I have an excuse. They also fell victim to the SD card that disappeared during my move. I wanted to re-swatch the collection, but then I had so much stuff in storage that it all fell by the wayside. WHen I moved, I got a hard lesson in living simple and not having a bunch of stuff that I didn’t really need. I feel that I am now living with a mindset of getting rid of anything that I don’t use daily–like Marie Kondo x1,000. So here I am with these lost and found swatches; well, I guess better late than never! Orosa excels at creating gorgeous and smooth cremes and this collection is no exception. Let me show you my swatches of the Orosa Beauty Fall Collection for 2019. Continue reading “Orosa Beauty Fall Collection 2019”

KBShimmer Sól What? – PPU & IPU March 2020

KBShimmer Sól What? – PPU & IPU March 2020

I know that February is a short month, but I’m still shocked that March is right around the corner. I recently got the news that my place will be ready by May 1st which means that I only have to stay at my temporary place for 2 more months. You have no idea how happy this makes me because I’ve felt displaced since December. It has definitely been rough, but I feel like I am now seeing the light at the end of the tunnel so I just have to wait it out for 2 more months.  So that’s great new for me that has definitely put me in a much better mood–which brings me to other things that put me in good mood: pretty polish! Today I am sharing with you my swatches of KBShimmer Sól What? and their pomegranate sugar scrub. Let’s take a look at my swatches below. Continue reading “KBShimmer Sól What? – PPU & IPU March 2020”

Zoya Calm Collection Spring 2020

Zoya Calm Collection Spring 2020

Hey there! How was your weekend? I didn’t do much except a bunch of laundry–which I love doing! I don’t know what it is about doing laundry that I enjoy so much. I can imagine that I might not like it as much if I had to do it for a bunch of people, but I thoroughly enjoy folding and putting away piles of warm clean clothes. Ok, I’m a weirdo. Normally I’m more of a Summer/Fall nail polish collection lover, but when I got the Zoya Calm Collection shades for Spring 2020, I thought they look particularly delicate and feminine so I figured I might end up liking them. Let’s take a look at my swatches below and then I’ll let you know what I think about the collection. Continue reading “Zoya Calm Collection Spring 2020”

KBShimmer Let It Beetle – PPU & IPU February 2020

KBShimmer Let It Beetle – PPU & IPU February 2020

You’d think that due to the holiday today, I’d be enjoying having a day off to relax; alas, I came down with a nasty cold and have just been hiding out in my den of germs for the last 5 days. I’ve been living off a combination of Nyquil, Dayquil and Theraflu which pretty much knocks me out for hours at a time. I’m not complaining since I 100% need the rest. I’m glad that I got right on swatching these items as soon as I got them because I wouldn’t be getting it done now with the way I’m feeling. For today’s post, I have KBShimmer Let It Beetle and a new Freesia sugar scrub which will be available for PPU and IPU in February. Let’s take a look at my swatches below. Continue reading “KBShimmer Let It Beetle – PPU & IPU February 2020”

Zoya Sensual Collection Fall 2019

Zoya Sensual Collection Fall 2019

Well hello there Cynthia-come-lately! I have a story about why I’m so late to posting this collection. Back when I swatched it, I misplaced the SD card where I had saved the pictures. Then I moved and had zero hopes about finding the SD card until this past weekend when I randomly found it in a small bag in my polish box. Yes, you read that correctly…I have a polish box.  Since my move is only temporary, I could not cart all of my polish with me so I have a small shoebox with nail polish essentials. It feels weird not having all of my polish to go through when I want to do my nails, but this move has taught me a lot about wants vs. necessities. So for today’s post, I’m sharing the Zoya Sensual Collection which was their Fall release. I’m sure you’ve seen a million posts about this collection but humor me, ok? Let’s take a look at my swatches below. Continue reading “Zoya Sensual Collection Fall 2019”

Orosa Beauty Shiny & Bright Trio

Orosa Beauty Shiny & Bright Trio

Hey there and happy Monday! I hope that you had a nice weekend. Personally, I spent most of my time running errands and getting ready for the week. I definitely did not squeeze in as much exercise as I was hoping to. In case you don’t follow me on other social media sites, I am looking for people to friend on the Fitbit app so that it hopefully motivates me to get my steps in. If you’re active on the app and want to add me, you can find me using email cynthia_fitbit@outlook.com–I hope to connect with you there! Today I am sharing with you the Orosa Beauty Shiny & Bright Trio which was their Winter release. Let’s take a look at some swatches below. Continue reading “Orosa Beauty Shiny & Bright Trio”