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I'm a simple Scottish girl with an unusual name and a strange obsession for nail polish! My aim is to capture what the eye sees, with a camera! Too much nail polish and never enough time. Welcome to my little world :-)

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Orly Mermaid Tale

Put this on top of Gabrini Matte M25.

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4-5 minutes). You get really good coverage with one coat. It is a nice green glittery polish, that is slightly holo. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 1
Finish = glittery
Removal = easy with foil method
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = TK Maxx

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

OPI This Gown Needs A Crown

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4 minutes a coat). It's a gorgeous satin silver polish. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = satin/matte
Removal = easy enough
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = can't remember!

My Personal Rating =  8/10 :-D

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Dance Legend Supernatural

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (2-3). It is a gorgeous iridescent glittery polish with many colours! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = iridescent glitter bomb
Removal = okay with foil method, soak for 2 minutes
Overall = 9/10
Purchased from = eBay Russia

My Personal Rating = 8.5/10 :-D

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Morgan Taylor Sarong But So Right

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (3-4). It is a nice purple with a subtle shift. Looks good. Unfortunately it did chip after a day :-|

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 5/10
Coats = 2
Finish = slight shimmer
Removal = easy
Overall = 6/10
Purchased from = Sallys

My Personal Rating =  6.5/10 nice colour

Friday, 6 September 2019

Deborah Lippmann Marquee Moon

This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (3-4). It is a strange silver with hex glitters. Certainly a bit different! Lasted well.


Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = hex glittery
Removal = not bad, just scrape off the glitters
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Frasers a long time ago!

My Personal Rating = 7/10

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

OPI Be A Dahlia Won't You?

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (3-4). It is a mini polish, these are okay to use but make sure you have plenty polish on the brush for good coverage and easy application. This has a lovely shimmer and is slightly iridescent! Lasted really well.


Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 7/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = shimmery and iridescent
Removal = easy enough
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = I think it was Sallys...while ago now ;-)

My Personal Rating = 8/10 :-)

Monday, 2 September 2019

Orly Thrill Seeker








This is okay to use, hard to apply - it is very streaky so make sure you have plenty polish on the brush and keep stokes to a minimal. The formula is sort of thick too. Drying was slow (5-6). In saying all that, it still is a lovely bold colour! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 7/10
Application = 4/10
Drying time = 6/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = neon/semi matte
Removal = easy
Overall = 6/10
Purchased from = Possibly TK Maxx

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

China Glaze December To Remember

Merry Christmas. I hope you all had a lovely time :-D And that Santa brought lots of polishes!

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4-5 minutes a coat). It is a lovely blue with a pinky shimmer. The shimmer is slightly iridescent too! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = shimmery
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = I cannot remember!

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Sunday, 24 December 2017

Ciate Day 24 - Showtime

Well this is another year over! We have reached the end of this calendar.

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (2-3 minutes a coat). It is a gorgeous glitter, gold and pink! Looks fab and ideal for Christmas! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = glitter
Removal = still wearing but would guess easy with foils
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from my boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 8.5/10 :-)

Overall I would say this had been a good one! Few doublers but that is okay as there have been some great polishes :-D

Saturday, 23 December 2017

Ciate Day 23 - Mostly A Minx

This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (3-4 mintues a coat). It is a lovely deep red colour! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = creamy
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from my boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7/10 :-)

Friday, 22 December 2017

Ciate Day 22 - Roll Up, Roll Up

This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (3-4 minutes a coat). It is a lovely green and I like it! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = creamy
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from my boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Ciate Day 21 - Champagne Kisses

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (2-3 minutes a coat). 2 coats gives good coverage for this glitter on its own! It dries to a slightly matte finish. I think it is nice and looks quite festive too! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = glitter
Removal = easy with foil method, let soak for 1 minute
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from my boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Ciate Day 20 - House Of Mirrors

We are nearly there!

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4-5 minutes a coat). It is a holo, but not that intense or strong! Sadly there was no sun in Scotland, so I couldn't get decent photos! It is okay I guess, but there are much better holos out there! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = holo
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from my boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7/10 :-)