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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 :-)

Sunday, 29 November 2015

China Glaze Pin Prick

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (about 4 minutes a coat). It's a really nice red with a subtle gold shimmer. Ideal for this time of year! Really pretty. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = subtle shimmery
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = eBay I think

My Personal Rating = 8.5/10 :-)

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Orly Sea Gurl

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying time (3-4 minutes a coat). It's a nice pewter gunmetal grey colour. Good brush and good formula. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = kinda metallic
Removal = easy enough
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = TK Maxx

My Personal Rating = 7/10 :-)

Sunday, 22 November 2015

Revlon Gwen's Crush

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (2-3 minutes a coat). The brush is thin but really good to use. It's a gorgeous pinky purple with a lovely blue shimmer, I would say it's slightly iridescent! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = shimmery and iridescent
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Watt Brothers

My Personal Rating = 8.5/10 :-D

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Color Club Artsy Crafty

I have been missing due to lack of Internet! It took the company ages to get it sorted! But I'm back and the weather has been really bad in Scotland!

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (2-3 minutes a coat). It's a nice dark green jelly polish that is very glossy! I do like this one. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = jelly and glossy
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = I think it was TK Maxx

My Personal Rating = 8/10 :-)

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Orly Color Blast Amber

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (2-3 minutes a coat). The brush is really good, it's quite thin but makes painting the nails a breeze! The formula is really good and the lid is comfortable to hold. It's a lovely orange coppery colour. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = they call it "luxe shimmer"
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from husband

My Personal Rating = 8/10 :-)

Sunday, 8 November 2015

Illamasqua Jo'mina

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (3 minutes a coat). The formula is really good and this went on like a dream! It's a really gorgeous purple and I think it looks better on the nails than in the bottle! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 9/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = creamy and glossy
Removal = n/a as put glitter on top - would guess easy is it's creamy!
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = either illamasqua.com or Debenhams instore

My Personal Rating = 8.5/10 :-)

Friday, 6 November 2015

Nicole By OPI I'm Stucco On You

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (2-3 minutes a coat). The brush is really good and the lid is comfortable to hold. It's a really pretty texture with different glitters in it. It's not too rough either. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = texture
Removal = easy with foils
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Watt Brothers

My Personal Rating = 8.5/10 :-)

Monday, 2 November 2015

Dance Legend Sub-Zero

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (2 minutes a coat). It's a nice dark colour with iridescent flakies when cold. When it's hot, it's a lovely aqua blue with the lovely flakies really showing! Good thermal and lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = flakie thermal madness!
Removal = okay
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = eBay

My Personal Rating = 8.5/10 :-)