Nubar’s Chartreuse

Nubar’s Chartreuse is one of those polishes that scream spring and summer. The color itself is actually quite flattering and the polish has Nubar’s usual fantastic formula; easy to apply, opaque at two generous coats and dried fast. This rapidly became a favorite everyday wear polish 🙂

If you can spot those little tiny hexes of green glitter they are my failed attempt at a subtle polka dot manicure with hand placed glitter.

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NYX’s Extreme Purple

NYX’s Extreme Purple is a heavily pigmented, medium purple creme. The formula is good; application is easy, it’s fully opaque at one generous coat and dries fast.


Nubar’s Rouge

Nubar is truly a favorite brand for me and even though this is hardly my kind of pink polish I like Nubar’s Rouge well enough. Rouge is a creme polish with Nubars wonderful formula; it was easy to apply and dried fast. It needs a top coat badly though.

These pictures show it off a bit less bright pink then it should be 🙂

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Barry M’s Mint Green

Barry M’s Mint Green is a decent mint green creme polish. Mint green polishes are among my favorites to wear by themselves and use in nail art. And there are so many in my stash… Unfortuntely Mint Green was a tad irritating to apply and won’t be a favorite but the color is wonderful 🙂


Sky blue rays

The initial idea for this manicure was to create an assymetrical pattern where each nail had the same design of four rays but were centered differently. As you can see I managed to make my middle finger and pinky look about the same but who cares? I like it 🙂

China Glaze’s Flyin’ High was the base and I used cut up pieces of Scotch tape and Flormar’s blue shimmer 431 for the second layer.

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Essie’s Mint Candy Apple

Essie’s Mint Candy Apple is a chalky minty creme that left me a little bit disappointed, mainly because of the formula. Application was annoying; the polish wanted to pool around my cuticles and was just generally messy. Pleh. The color is pretty but not pretty enough for me to use it by itself again.


You are me and I am you

Milani’s Fresh Teal is so beautiful I needed to use it as the base for nail art (as I almost always do with my manicures at some point). I used Barry M’s Mint Green for the first layer of the dots. For the next layers I used China Glaze’s Snow, Rimmel London’s Green With Envy and topped it off with Barry M’s Gold Foil.

Unfortunately for me Poshé’s fast drying top coat bubbled alot this time as you can see… maybe because of the ridges from the dotting? Either way this kind of dotticure is so much fun to create and wear 🙂

And… It’s Friday today and this means weekend and a trip to my boyfriends family’s cottage by the sea. Looking forward to unwinding 🙂 Have an awesome weekend (and some awesome music)!

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Milani’s Fresh Teal

Milani’s Fresh Teal is a lovely extremely pigmented teal creme. It had an amazing formula that applied like butter and covered in one generous coat or two thinner coats. The drying time was decent. It is just sooo beautiful!


Orly’s Sapphire Silk

Orly’s Sapphire Silk is a dusty tealish blue creme that serves as underwear for a ton of nail art for me. I just love it! The formula is a tad runny and you have to keep the amount of polish on the brush quite low to not overflow your cuticles.


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