Showing posts from December, 2010

Manicure of the Moment

Hello gentle readers. How is your week going? It is snowing here. It started late this morning and has been going, light but steady all day and evening. We may get 4 to 6 inches. I just hope it melts fast. We live on the side of a hill and our driveway is a steep-pitched skating rink when it is snowy and icy. Not good. Besides, I need to get out and go shopping, this weekend. Groceries and polishes to buy, you know. :D So, today I decided it was time to try a new polish. Revlon Royal. This. Polish. Is. Gorgeous. Deep, royal blue jelly. It is almost cobalt blue. I am in love with this colour. I would take it to Vegas and marry it, if I could. It is so squishy and has a lovely lit from within quality that reminds me of the enamel on my favourite hair clip. I read that this polish is a three coater, so I decided to apply two coats of Royal over underwear. It goes on so smooth, so easily. It is slightly thin, but not runny. It is pretty easy to control and clean up. Just keep it off yo

Glitter Comparison: China Glaze Party Hearty and Milani Jewel FX Gems

 Hello kittens. I hope that you all are having a great week and are getting ready for the weekend. Just one more day! :D I recently added two lovely glitters to my little polish family. China Glaze Party Hearty and Milani Jewel FX Gems. I bought Party Hearty in a three pack from my local Sally Beauty Supply and I picked up Gems at my local CVS on Thanksgiving day. I was sitting here the other day, doing my nails and wondering if Party Hearty and Gems were alike. Dupes, possibly? When it came time to change my polish I decided to take a little time and use my existing mani as a base for comparing the two beauties. And, beauties they are. Sisters, definitely. But certainly not twins. All of these photos were taken in full sun and are clickable to enlarge.  On index and ring China Glaze Party Hearty. On middle and pinkie Milani Jewel FX Gems. One coat of each. All swatches are one coat over three coats of OPI Princesses Rule! I probably should have d