Category: Review

Tonic Innocence

Tonic Innocence

Hola, hola! I had kind of a busy weekend and didn’t have as much time to play around with polish. I’m trying really hard to get through my untrieds before I go nuts buying more. It really is difficult to restrict myself, but I’m making a huge effort. Did I already mention that I’ve put myself on a budget? It’s almost the end of the first month, and I think I could definitely do better. It’s interesting to see where the bulk of my spending is and now I can try to curb those habits. Today I have a beautiful polish to share with you. This beauty was a group exclusive for the Multichrome Madness group on Facebook so go ahead and join if you’re interested in multichrome polishes. Tonic Innocence is a beautiful polish to have in your collection, so let me show you some swatches. Continue reading “Tonic Innocence”

Cirque Colors Coronation

Cirque Colors Coronation

Do you know the satisfaction of finally getting a polish that you have been lusting over for a long time? Well, I was in heaven when Cirque did a pre-order for their glorious shade Coronation, and I was even more elated when I managed to get my hands on a bottle. There was definitely a fair share of drama surrounding the limited amount that was available during restock, so I count myself lucky that I was able to snag one. Let me show you my swatches of Cirque Colors Coronation. Continue reading “Cirque Colors Coronation”

Vapid Disambiguation

Vapid Disambiguation

I have a confession to make: I don’t like thermals. Ok, I shouldn’t say that I don’t like thermals because obviously I bought this one, but I think what I meant to say is that I don’t like the fact that thermals will eventually stop transitioning after a while so you lose the factor that made them special to begin with. I actually only have two thermals in my few thousand bottle stash and they are both by Vapid. If you want to check out my swatches of Vapid Sweaters N Denim, you can click here. Now, the polish I have for you today is another deliciously complex thermal: Vapid Disambiguation. Continue reading “Vapid Disambiguation”

Tonic Berried Un-Teal Spring

Tonic Berried Un-Teal Spring

I have been enjoying posting swatches so much this last week, and I am glad to say that I pretty much exhausted a large part of my archives. I still have swatches of polishes on another computer, but I fear they might have been corrupted. I guess I’ll have to try and restore them if I can. Today I have the last of the SHIMMAHS group custom polishes in my stash to share with you: Tonic Berried Un-teal Spring. To be honest, I don’t think I have anything in my stash quite like this so I was very happy when I received it. Look at the pretty swatches! Continue reading “Tonic Berried Un-Teal Spring”

Contrary Polish Hypnotic Bouquet

Contrary Polish Hypnotic Bouquet

Well, well, well…hello Monday, my old foe. I had a little bit of a busy weekend so I didn’t have as much time to mess around with polish as I had hoped, but I still got a decent bit done. It’s kind of funny that all of a sudden I have gotten this burst of energy and desire to keep this blog going. I hope that I continue to feel this way so I can get back on track. For today’s post, I have another gorgeous shimmer creation: Contrary Polish Hypnotic Bouquet. This, along with Duchess, was part of the exclusive duo for the SHIMMAHS group. I know I keep showing you polishes you can’t get easily, and for that I am sorry, but I just can’t keep them to myself. Let me show you some swatches of the polish. Continue reading “Contrary Polish Hypnotic Bouquet”

Tonic Serendipity

Tonic Serendipity

Aren’t you glad it’s Friday? Although this was a short work week for me, I felt like it dragged a bit. This weekend I was planning to do a bunch of swatching, but then I remembered that my nephew is getting baptized so we have Sunday blocked out for that. I can’t wait to see him all dressed up! I’ll put up some pictures on my instagram in case you want to check them out. Definitely get ready for cuteness overload. So as you may have noticed, I’m definitely a Tonic fan and I wanted to let you know that there will be a restock on Sunday 1/21 at 2:00 PM Central Time. For the love of God mark your calendars and set your alarms because no one wants to read about how you missed the restock because you were cleaning your bathroom, feeding your pet iguana or because you didn’t know what time the restock started in your time zone. And even more exciting, some of the UP polishes will be restocking for the last time. Yes, you read that correctly–THE LAST RESTOCK. Tonic Serendipity will be one of those polishes being restocked so I figured I might as well show you my swatches of this beauty. Continue reading “Tonic Serendipity”

Baroness X Anthracite

Baroness X Anthracite

How’s your Thursday so far? I’m just chillin’ like a villain trying to stick to my low buy. Did I mention that I’ve gone on a strict low buy this year? I’m really wanting to have sizeable savings in case of an emergency because of my health experience this past year. I was hospitalized and missed almost three weeks of work but I didn’t have enough PTO to cover my absence. Thankfully I had enough savings to make sure I didn’t have any financial issue, but it made me think that I should cover myself for a least 2-3 months in case of another emergency. Anywho, the reason for today’s post is to show you a magical polish: Baroness X Anthracite. This polish was also a group custom for The X Army. If you’re interested in joining (which I highly recommend), you can click here to keep up on all the Baroness X news and releases. Baroness X Anthracite is described as a cool navy blue jelly with unicorn pee and a sprinkle of holo pigment. Let me show you some swatches. Continue reading “Baroness X Anthracite”

Contrary Polish Duchess

Contrary Polish Duchess

Buenos dias and happy Wednesday! I had an extra long 4 day weekend, but all good things must come to an end so here I am back on the grind. Today I’m showing you another super awesome polish that you unfortunately can no longer buy. I know…I know…womp womp. Over the years I have learned that in the nail polish community, you really have to jump on things right away. If you hesitate, you lose. This polish is another custom polish for the SHIMMAHS Facebook group. There isn’t too much activity in the group right now, but feel free to join so you don’t miss out. Well, let me show you some swatches of Contrary Polish Duchess before I ramble on too long. Continue reading “Contrary Polish Duchess”

Tonic Tracks In The Snow

Tonic Tracks In The Snow

Well, look at me posting 2 days in a row! To be honest, I have a lot (A LOT) of swatches done that I just never got around to posting because I was too damn lazy to write up a post. Since I want to start doing more stamping and fun nail art besides just straight swatching, I want to clear out my archives and start fresh. Today I have a gorgeous polish that I bought a few months ago: Tonic Tracks In The Snow which was a group custom for the Shimmahs group on Facebook. If you haven’t joined, click here to join and get access to gorgeous custom polishes from some of the best indie brands out there! Tonic Tracks In The Snow is a gorgeous polish so let me show you some swatches. Continue reading “Tonic Tracks In The Snow”

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Reformulated – Swatches & Review

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Reformulated – Swatches & Review

Hey there 2018 readers! Wow, yeah, it’s 2018 and I’m still chugging along. Today I have a bunch of swatches to share with you of the Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Reformulated polishes. I was super excited to get these because I have always been a huge fan of the line, but I was definitely not excited when they arrived like this: Continue reading “Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Reformulated – Swatches & Review”