For better or never

Happy Birthday to me and Happy New Year’s to all you lacquer loving ladies. I wanted to get this post in before the buzzer. I didn’t do anything extravagant for my nails this year just cause. I chose Sation’s “For better or Never” because of its pink/peachy color and enclosed glitter, I felt it had a New Year’s Eve festive look to it.

For the new year I don’t have any resolutions because I just want to live right and make the right decisions not because it’s a new year. I am however changing this blog name to match my blog on blogger. Nailmattic is the name that I really like and I really want my blogs to be identical in name.

………I wish you all love, life and plenty of lacquers, see you in the year ONE-THRIZZLE

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Itty Bitty

Hi all, in my attempt to bring myself out of the bed from being under the weather since yesterday, I felt like changing my polish. Thank God I am feeling better than yesterday, I really put in work trying to get better. Today is my father’s birthday and then Monday is my twin brother and my birthday.

I created a secret polish Santa exchange this year which 10 ladies participated, I put this polish on my wishlist among others. This polish is by The Hungry Asian on etsy and it’s called Itsy Bitsy, it embodies the song “yellow polka dot bikini” in its formula. It screamed cutesy and fun and I knew I had to have it on sight. My sister in law bought this for me as a present (even tho she didn’t draw my name).

I applied 2 coats of this, it’s user friendly and has a nice settling appearance when it’s applied, it’s not streaky or bulky-looking with the glitter. Even though I got this for free, for $8 you can have your own. I implore you all to go check out her other models of polishes.

Her store is on vacation now but put in your favorites and check back later.

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Zoya “Lovely” 2013

Happy Saturday all, the countdown to my bday is near… New Year’s Eve baby, yes I am…..

So I received my free samples from Zoya which allows me to have polishes early, this collection is called the Lovely collection 2013. I really like Zoya’s formula, and I have been fond of them way before I started getting them for free via the Art of Beauty membership. So anyway without further ado, allow me introduce you to some lacquer lovelies brought to us lacquerama mamas by Zoya…..

Piaf

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Gie Gie

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Julie

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Blu

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Jacqueline

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Neely

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Lastly, you can notice from this collection that, the first 3 of the set are more of a shimmery lacquer and the other 3 are more of a creme lacquer.

Ceramic Effect Layla

Hello dere, how do? This is my first polish from Layla. I’ve seen many swatches of this brand, the holo polishes specifically; but I felt like they’re a bit pricey at the time. Well being that I am such a loyal Ulta customer, I got a 20% off coupon; this polish was $9 and my birthday is near so I say what the heck do it. This polish is amazingly beautiful, its formula, application, shine and finish is everything. They have just picked up a customer. This has such a beautiful reflection of the ceramic finish, which shows up in various angles of light and it’s definitely a essential addition to your collection; they remind me of galaxy scene polishes. I’ve applied 2 coats with one layer of top coat.

 

The only thing I don’t like is that the polishes don’t have a cool name for them. Anyhoo where are my manners, have a looky see……

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Stiletto

Happy Monday and Christmas Eve all…. I have this polish swatch today of Julie G polish. I follow her FB page and I’ve seen a numerous amount of swatches by others on blogs and Instagram, so I decided to give my fingers a try.

The formula is a nice texture, not thin, thick or runny; just right. I got two polishes, this one is called Stilleto. It’s kind of a light brown color. On the site I thought it was more gray that’s why I chose it; I’m not sad about the color fraud tho. You can find them on eBay and on http://www.jessesgirlcosmetics.com/#julieg_nails

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My personality’s split

Hello all, I’ve been so lazy all day, I finally said let me do something nailstructive :). I hope you all have heard about or have seen, the latest nail trend by now brought to us by China Glaze Tranzitions. Today I did a quick swatch of “Split Perso-Nail-Ity”.

It’s a Rose color polish which transitions by top coat into a burgundy color. I think it’s pretty neat. However, the only drawback to this is that you cannot use any top coat if you like the color by itself, not even a clear polish (I tested it out). I also bought “Modify Me”. I purchased by on transdesign.com.

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Here’s to you Audrey *dupe alert*

Hi ladies, duh I can be so damn forgetful ya know….. I get so carried away with posting on Instagram that I forget to blog it in addition to posting. Here’s China Glaze’s “For Audrey”, it is a mint/baby blue polish. Upon discovery, it happens to also be a dupe for Wet N’ Wild’s “Refresh-mint” polish. They really run neck and neck when they’re applied. I applied two coats & a top coat of For Audrey and a doodle nail art for my accent nail (I say doodle because I really didn’t intend to have an accent nail but became bored).

I have included some of my foot action, which are a pair of  Nike Mid SB’s named “Sea Crystals” that are a perfect match for this polish; hence the reason why I changed my mani that night to wear them.

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