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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 :-)

Saturday, 26 October 2019

Nails Inc Crown Passage

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4-5 minutes a coat). The 1st coat is sheer but builds up nicely on the 2nd. It is a lovely black polish with glitters. Lasted really well.

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

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 24 - Shooting Star

So we have come to the end of the 2018 Advent Calendar!

This is okay to use, okay to apply and okay drying (4-5 minutes a coat). Make sure you dip the brush in and out to get plenty glitters on the brush. It is a nice enough glitter!

Rating
Easy to use = 7/10
Application = 7/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = 1
Finish = glittery
Removal = okay with foil method
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7/10

So overall 2018 was pretty good, not many doublers and some interesting polishes :-D

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 23 - Up In The Clouds


This is easy to use, easy to apply and slow drying (6-7 minutes a coat). It is a lovely shimmery iridescent polish. I put it on top of the last post and solo.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 6/10
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = 2 solo and 1 as topper
Finish = shimmery iridescent
Removal = easy
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 8/10 :-)

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 22 - Red Hot Chilli

This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (2-3 minutes a coat). It is a nice colour, but think it looks more orange than red to me!

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

My Personal Rating = 7/10

Monday, 21 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 21 - Paradise Lost

This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (3 minutes a coat). It is a gorgeous metallic with an iridescent shimmer!

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = 2
Finish = metallic with iridescent shimmer
Removal = okay
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 8/10

Sunday, 20 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 20 - Cookies and Cream

This is a doubler from 2012 and 2015. This one also had a damaged bottle lid.

This is okay to use, okay to apply and okay drying (4 minutes). I used one coat with this, whereas previous years it was 3. I think the formula was thick because of the lid being damaged. Or perhaps they've changed the formula? It is an okay polish, not really my colour.

Rating
Easy to use = 7/10
Application = 7/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = 1
Finish = creamy
Removal = easy
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 6/10

Saturday, 19 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 19 - Fly Away

This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (3 minutes a coat). It is a nice purple creamy colour.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = 1
Finish = creamy
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7/10

Friday, 18 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 18 - Tempest

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4). It is a gorgeous shimmery iridescent polish.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = 3
Finish = shimmery iridescent
Removal = okay
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 8/10 :-)

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 17 - Pepperminty

This is a doubler from 2013.

This is okay to use, okay to apply and okay drying (4 minutes a coat). It is quite streaky on the 1st coat but builds up nicely on the 2nd. It looks different from the previous time in 2013, this one is more dusky. Nice enough anyway.

Rating
Easy to use = 7/10
Application = 6/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = 2
Finish = creamy
Removal = easy
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7/10

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 16 - Supernova

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4 minutes, but slower on 2nd and 3rd coats). It is a pretty shimmery iridescent polish. I've shown it solo and on top of the last post Total Eclipse.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 6/10
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = 3 solo and 1 as topper
Finish = shimmery and iridescent
Removal = easy
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 15 - Total Eclipse

This is okay to use, okay to apply and good drying (2-3). The first coat is streaky but builds up nicely on the second coat. It is a dark grey blue colour.

Rating
Easy to use = 7/10
Application = 6/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = 2
Finish = creamy
Removal = easy
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7/10

Monday, 14 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 14 - Jelly Oil

This is a treatment.


I used this a few times on my cuticles and I think it is really good. It hydrates well and leaves them looking lovely. It has a nice scent, reminded me of honeydew melon :-) Definitely recommend for dry cuticles.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = n/a
Lasted well = n/a
Coats = n/a
Finish = treatment for cuticles
Removal = n/a
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 8/10 very good treatment

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Ciate 2018 Day 13 - Raspberry Collins

This is a doubler from 2015.


This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (3). It is a pretty pink. Slightly darker than 2015 version, I think!

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

My Personal Rating = 7/10