Sunday, November 27, 2011


  I know this is late but mainly I am thankful for my friends and family.  They are my shining stars in every day and I don't know what I would do without them.
  Without further ado, failed turkey mani!

All with Pure Ice Oh Baby! over it.
Red- Sinful Colors Ruby Ruby
Orange- Wet N Wild Shine Sunny Side
Blue- $OPI Slushied
Purple- Funky Fingers Cheshire

Brown is Pure Ice Magic, gold is China Glaze Mega Bite.
Fail of a turkey face...

Happy turkeying,

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Funky Fingers Riot (with some Pure Ice shimmers)

  The first picture is when I re-did the mani a few days later, just without the shimmer.  I really do like this purple :)  Its gorgeous.
  Riot is a dark purple.  The picture below is slightly blackened (which annoys me).  I said last night at dinner that it looks like grape jelly but my mom said that it is too opaque to be grape jelly.  I meant the shade of purple that grape jelly is.  It's like the color of the cap on the dark Welch's grape jelly jar.  It's a nice purple that dries to a semi-matte (RUBBERIZED) finish.
Too dark a picture (GRR) without.  Two coats but I eventually added a third and some top coat.
With Pure Ice Oh Baby! on all fingers except for Pure Ice Busted on the ring finger.

Oh Baby! flashes purple/pink/blue whereas Busted flashes purple/gold/pink.
  On the second trial (the one with just Riot) I put it on Wednesday night and I'm still wearing it with a little tip wear and chips on two fingers on Sunday morning. Woo!!!

Happy painting,

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Pure Ice Silver Mercedes

  Silver Mercedes is a classic, metallic silver.  I love it.  It is the only non-glitter silver that I own. :)
My ultimate silver.

Two to three coats


You can see its a teeny bit streaky.  Thats metallic for you.

Happy metallicing,

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Sinful Colors Black on Black (matte) and lookie what I found!!

Sha-bam!  Only a single one of the DL dupe was left.  Eek!
Oh yes!!
  But sadly, none (yes I freaking repeat NONE) of these beauties came home with me.  I hate it.
And here is the actual mani.  I couldn't find a cat so this heart must do.

I hate not having my lemming Revlon's...

Happy hearting,

***Update- by the time this is posted, I have officially gotten ALL of the Revlon's that I wanted :)

Sunday, November 6, 2011

China Glaze It's Alive

One clear base coat, two coats of color, three coats top coat.

It ate the first coat of top coat and the second made it practically smooth.  I just added the third for shinyness.

Me like blurry.

This polish was too awesome to auto-fix any of the photos.

So friggn (yes, friggn) awesome.

This may be my most favorite polish, like, ever.

Even though they may not look it, the middle/ring and the pointer/pinky have the exact same everything.
It's just the lighting that makes them look different.

It's Alive is a murky, swampy green base filled with pretty much the same color tiny and medium sized circular glitter.
So worth it.


Blurry.  I could wear this every day for the rest of my life and be completely content.
  I did this manicure by lantern light during the blizzard.  I lost power from that original Saturday afternoon until the following Tuesday night.  Probably about 16 inches fell.  It was miserable.  We had our generator running almost the entire time.  If you got hit, I feel your pain.  If you got rain, lucky you.
  I hate snow.  Especially in October.  Thanks for ruining Halloween snow.  Because of it, my town and a lot of nearby towns rescheduled Halloween to be Friday... which I can't do.  I had to cancel my party but I ended up going to another anyway.  This is where I decided it would be a good idea to flip over a U-shaped couch (I forgot that there was a table in the middle of it..).  I am in pain...
  Sorry for not talking about the polish at the end.  It was a dream to apply, two (not four!) effortless coats.  Extremely a joy.

Happy snowing,

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Fantasy Makers Night Glow Reswatch

  My reswatch of Wet n Wild Fantasy Makers Night Glow.  This time I specifically paid attention to the glow.  It glowed for several days.  The glow did fade a bit each day though.  Once my eyes adjusted to the glow, it went away.  So it really only glowed for me for a few minutes after it was dark.
Four coats I think
  Everything else is pretty much the same.  But I think that I had an easier time applying it this time.

Happy glowing,

P.S.-  I hope everyone in the NorthEast is okay.  We got hit pretty bad.  A lot of trees came down, a lot of wires, and a helluva lot of snow.  I know I just got  my power back after seventy-seven hours (luckily I had a generator).  Just hang in there and they strong.