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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 :-)

Monday, 30 September 2019

Ciate Advent Calendar 2018

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER!!!!

I didn't get a chance to blog this advent calendar last year, so I will start it in the month of October. I will be hoping to get the one this year too.


Sunday, 29 September 2019

Butter London Thames

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (5-6). The first coat is sheer but builds up on the second. It is a gorgeous green that is slightly iridescent. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 6/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = jewel tones slightly iridescent
Removal = easy
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = can't remember

My Personal Rating = 8/10 :-)

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

OPI Flit A Bit

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4-5). It is a nice creamy orange. Hallowe'en polish for sure! Lasted well.

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

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Color Club Special Effects

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4-5). It is a mini and the brush is really good, just make sure there is plenty polish on for good coverage. This is a gorgeous red. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 7/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = jewel toned
Removal = n/a put glitter on top
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = TK Maxx, I think

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

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 :-)