This polish was part of the original launch of the Kylie Jenner and Sinful Color collaboration, back in March 2016. The official name of the collection was called King Kylie Collection:
I’m not a fan of the Kardashian / Jenner clan, but when a colour calls out to me, I set aside my personal differences. 😛
Finally, a mani on a Monday. An actual Mani Monday! 😛
This is the nail polish that was one of my favourite nail polish discoveries of 2016 and I even made the bold claim that it’s the best formula I’ve tried all year – it is: CoverGirl Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss in #95 Being Blonde.
Happy International Women’s Day! 😀 What better way to celebrate Women’s Day than talking about pretty nail polish, right? 😉 But on a serious and personal note: I’m involved in a Women in Business network at work that meets regularly – recently I was privileged enough to meet women from across various industries. It was a powerful gathering of strong women who empower each other to be their best every day and help others rise up. It reminds me that women don’t always need to compete with each other, let’s work together and hold each other up. 🙂
Now, back to the nail polish – this is OPI Dim Sum Plum:
I picked this up during my manic polish shopping in January last year when I came off my year-long No-Buy. I got this polish for only $4 during a salon’s clearance sale.
This manicure was actually worn last year around October but I had to hold off on posting it because my choice of the “random item” was a gift to my sister and I had not seen her yet to give it to her! 😛
Now I can finally post it without spoiling the surprise! 😉 So consider this a throwback Thursday post!
I went fairly standard this year for my Christmas mani – a shimmery red polish. That’s normally what I think of when I think of the holidays! I chose this one partly because of the name, Red Fingers & Mistletoes:
This was part of the 2014 OPI Holiday collection collaboration with Gwen Stefani, which I got earlier this year at a discounted price.
I was reminded about this nail polish when I saw Rachael of HelplessWhistDrying post about OPI Russian Navy since I’ve seen comparisons between OPI Russian Navy, OPI Ink, and OPI Cosmo with a Twist.
I’d say Cosmo with a Twist is like a lovechild of Russian Navy (navy) and Ink (more purple) – it appears as both purple and navy with a hefty dose of shimmer. This colour was released as part of the OPI Starlight collection for Holiday 2015.
Since the weather is turning a bit cooler, I thought I’d finally wear this polish which I bought in January during one of my crazy no-holds-barred hauls:
Steel Grey caught my eye because of its greige tone and golden shimmer.
And let’s be frank, that Burberry packaging suckers me in every time.
I’m in a bit of a nail polish rut – can you believe that last week I only wore Orly Nailtrition on my nails and called it a day? No nail polish for a whole week! 😮 This polish is the one I wore this during my cruise vacation as my pedicure. In fact, these photos were taken before I went on vacation… 😛
For my trip, I was looking for a bright shade and China Glaze Hot Flash certainly delivered!
I always take advantage of a short work week to wear something a little more “daring”, so last week I wore China Glaze Let’s Jam:
I picked this up back in May – this is part of the Lite-Brites collection that I was so excited for, and I was so happy to have found this – along with a few others from the collection – at Winners. This is part of the reason why I went over my budget so much in May! 😛
I mainly became interested in this polish after hearing from fivezero that some WnW polishes are made in Luxembourg so I have to find out for myself!
I don’t often buy nail polishes that come packaged with a cardboard backing – I think these were repackaged specifically for Dollarama – as you can see, this cost $1.50. The bottle contains 12.3ml of polish.