I'm still alive!

Hey everyone! So so so sorry for the lack of posts this last week or so.  I've had a really nasty stomach virus that has being killing me.  I've had zero energy to do anything.  I hope you all will forgive me and I'm going to have a post up in the next day or so.  Thanks for sticking around :)

Sally Hansen HD Spectrum

Hello, all! I don't know how it's gotten to be Saturday already! I was busy at work this week with training staff, so I didn't have time to get you any good swatches, but I have one today!

This is 3 rather sloppy coats of Sally Hansen HD in Spectrum.  So far, I only have 3 colors from this line, but I really like them!  This is a super glitter packed turquoise that has a summery tropical water feel to it. After seeing this photo enlarged, I would probably do 4 coats next time to get better coverage.  I think these would be awesome to layer, since they are on the sheer side. 

A Blue for Monday

This weekend was not long enough! I don't want to be at work today, my bed is calling my name!

Here is 3 coats of Sally Hansen HD Laser.  I snatched up  two more from this line on an impulse buy, but I may go buy more :)  This color is a nice purple blue with bright purple-y glitter. On the nail it mostly shows its silver side, but I do see flashes of purple and pink. 

Here's a bottle pic where you can really see that purple glitter!

Hope everyone survives their Monday. I'm already looking forward to mine being over. 

My only Mac!

Hope all of you are having a good short week.  I'm definitely looking forward to the weekend again!

This is 3 coats of the super hot MAC Mercenary.  This was from last year's summer collection, Style Warrior, I think? I loooooove this polish.  It's the prettiest bronze shade with golden shimmer.  This color is such a fun summer color.  I love wearing it with teals and turquoises on my toes.  Just hotness. 

Happy Memorial Day weekend!

Woot woot, we have sunshine today! I hope everyone has a fun Saturday and a stress free weekend.  I don't have too much planned, but I'm looking forward to this nice weather.  So here is another Summer appropriate color :)

This is three coats of China Glaze Sun Worshipper. I wasn't sure I was going to like this color on me, but I ended up loving it! This is such an amazing, retina searing yellow orange and it's so great for summer.  I got a good deal of compliments on this polish and I think I have a new love for neons.  I've been wearing this and Flip Flop Fantasy as a pedi for some time now :). Thank you China Glaze for the Poolside Collection!
The wear on this polish was good, although once mine started chipping, the whole nail would end up chipped off.

Have a great weekend all! I'm out!

Bring on Summer!

I really am a spoiled Californian, but I'm getting tired of this grey weather.  It's the end of May, I demand sunshine and summer weather!

Well, this is supposed to be a photo of China Glaze's Flip Flop Fantasy, a bright neon pink, but I don't know what my blog is doing to this photo.  Its a super fun bright pink with a wee twinge of coral and it looks that way in my Iphoto, but on here not quite so much. I currently have this on my toes and it's a fantastic color even in the shade. So bright!
These neons are a pain in the arse to photograph, but this one is a must have. I'm gonna do my best to edit it this so it shows up on my blog correctly! Sorry if this throws you guys off :(

How funky is your chicken?

Hey everyone! Thanks for being patient with me this week.  I haven't been too motivated, but I did get some swatches done for you guys. I'm needy and don't want you to abandon me :P

This is two beautiful lovely coats of OPI Funky Dunky from the new Shrek collection. I keep calling it "Funky Donkey", so forgive me if I type that!  This polish is my first purple creme! I love it.  It's a rich purple with a hint of grey in it.  It's super duper shiny and looks great sans topcoat.  I could practically see my reflection in my nails! 
I think I may pick up one or two more of the collection, but I don't know about the Shrek colored greens! Maybe, I should just be adventurous!

Quickie NOTD: Zoya Sienna

Sorry for the quick post ya'll.  It's been a bit hectic in my life right now.  A really good friend of mine passed this last week, so I haven't really been focusing on much. But,  I needed a happy color and this one suited me just fine!

Zoya Sienna is a really yummy orange shimmer.  This polish is pretty comparable to China Glaze's Orange Marmalade and has a very similar glass fleck appearance.  I did 3 coats to completely rid myself of visible nail line. 

Hopefully, everyone is having a good week.  I'll post more when I can. 

The Life Aquatic: Hunt for Hidden Treasure

Apparently, there was a mass Walgreens scouring across the country when this polish came out.  Luckily, with my red beanie and glock in hand, I found the elusive Hidden Treasure. 


Thar she blows, folks!  This is three coats of Hidden Treasure over my bare nails.  I actually wore this as a mani for a good 3 days before taking this photo.  I really wanted to test out Sally Hansen's 5-in-1 claim and see how it would do without additional base and topcoat. I scrubbed the shower right before this so pardon the cuticles.  I will say my polish held up well and it looked awesome at that.  It's like I had opals on my fingertips :) 

And here is the Captain of the A team! This is two coats of Hidden Treasure over eleventy billion coats of Sally Hanse Blu. I kind of wanted to pick a lighter base than a normal black, just to see what would happen.  I do like the result, it reminds me of a pair of simulated opal earrings I used to have.  

The wear on these Sally Hansen Complete blabbity blah polishes have been good so far.  I really hope they keep coming out with interesting colors such as these.

No Jaguar Sharks were hurt in the making of this review.  (If you have no idea what I'm talking about, please go watch The Life Aquatic :)