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I'm a simple Scottish girl with an unusual name and a strange obsession for nail polish! My aim is to capture what the eye sees, with a camera! Too much nail polish and never enough time. Welcome to my little world :-)

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Clarie's Pastel Shimmer Set - Purple





This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (about 2 minutes for a coat). It's a lovely purple/silvery colour, more purple though! I really like it. Be sure to have plenty on the brush as this is a mini bottle. Both brush and lid are really good. So pretty! Lasted really well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 3
Finish = foil like
Removal = easy used tin foil method
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Claire's instore but available on here too.

My Personal Rating = 8/10 nice :-)

Friday, 27 June 2014

Miss Sporty Crush On You - Big Bangundy

I spied that Miss Sporty had a new range of textured polishes so I picked them up! It helped that they were on offer too! There are 3 in the range, this is the first I tried.





This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (between 1 - 2  minutes for a coat). The brush is really good and makes painting the nails a breeze! The lid is also comfortable to hold. I'd say the roughness was about medium, similar to the OPIs. Lasted really well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = textured
Removal = easy used tin foil
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Superdrug

My Personal Rating = 8/10 I like it :-)

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Sally Hansen Uptempo Plum




This is okay to use and okay to apply. I think the brush is a bit thick and awkward to use a first. I found it easier to have less polish on the brush and this made painting the nails less awkward! Drying time was good (about 1 minute for a coat). It is a pretty dark purple colour with little glitters - you can just about make them out in the 2nd photo in the bottle and the last photo just above the watermark. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 7/10
Application = 6.5/10
Drying time = 9/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = glossy and subtle glittery
Removal = n/a as put glitter on top!
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = I think it was a pound shop

My Personal Rating = 7/10 :-)

Monday, 23 June 2014

Wibo Lovely - Baltic Sand No 9

This is the first polish I decided to try from my parcel from A. notcopyacat!




This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (about 2 minutes for a coat). The brush is really good and it makes painting the nails really easy! The lid is also comfortable to hold as well. I think it's a gorgeous sandy textured polish :-D Lasted really well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 1
Finish = textured
Removal = easy used the foil method
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = swap from my friend, THANKS :-D

My Personal Rating = 8/10 I love this one :-)

Saturday, 21 June 2014

Technic Black Mirror

I put this on top of Filthy Gorgeous Air-Kiss.




This is easy to use, easy to apply and slow drying (I lost count after about 6 minutes!). It's a pretty glitter, with holo glitter and black glitters. I really like the black bits! Lasted well.

****Upon removal I noticed that I had staining! I'm not sure if it was the blue alone or the addition of the glitter?****

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10 no dabbing required
Drying time = 6/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 1
Finish = glittery
Removal = easy used tin foil and let soak for about a minute or so
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = Bodycare instore

My Personal Rating = 7/10

Thanks to A. notcopyacat - polishes from Poland :-)

I got a parcel from Poland the other day with lots of lovely polishes. My friend A. notcopyacat sent me them :-) Check out her blog, it's really good. She posts wonderful polishes :-) http://notcopyacat.blogspot.co.uk/


So here they are, can't wait to wear them :-)



Thursday, 19 June 2014

Barry M Pacific

This is last polish from the Aquarium Collection by Barry M that I bought.






This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (about 1 minute for a coat). Wow it's so pretty with different colours, mainly greens and blues. I was sure I spotted purple at one point, but that might just be my eyesight lol! Lasted well. I think it's quite similar to Azure by Chanel.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = iridescent
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Superdrug instore

My Personal Rating = 8/10 so pretty :-)

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Accessorize Damselfly

I was in Superdrug the other day and noticed they had all the Accessorize nail polishes reduced so I picked up a few that I liked. This is one of them!



This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (about 1.5 minutes for a coat). The brush is good and the lid is comfortable to hold. I've used these types before so I have experience. If you are struggling at first with the lid, you'll get used to it! Hehe it's very nice and interesting! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = glittery and speckled!
Removal = not too bad with the tin foil, let soak for about a minute
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = Superdrug instore

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 it's cool :-)

Sunday, 15 June 2014

Seventeen Rock Hard Nail Effects - Grey



This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (about 1.5 minutes for a coat). It's a nice grey textured polish, no glitter just textured. It's not too rough either so didn't catch in my hair or anything like that! At first I wasn't sure about it but it did grow on me! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = textured
Removal = easy used tin foil
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Boots

My Personal Rating = 7/10

Friday, 13 June 2014

Sinful Colors Forget Now

I keep picking up Sinful Colors polishes and not wearing them, so I decided to pick one and try it!





This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (about 3 minutes for a coat). It's the first time I've used this brand and I was impressed! The brush is really, really good and the lid is comfortable to hold making it very easy to paint the nails :-) It think it's a pretty colour with a subtle shimmer and blue sparkles! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 3
Finish = shiny with subtle sparkles
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Poundland

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-) happy with the first experience of the brand!

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Clarie's Splatter Set - Blue

*Gasp* another Claire's polish! This is another one from the mini Splatter Set.





This is easy to use, easy to apply and fairly quick drying (about 3 minutes for a coat). The brush is really good and the lid if comfortable to hold. It's very easy to paint the nails and this went on like a dream. I like it and the different glitters, shapes and colours really make it cool in my eyes! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = jelly with glitter
Removal = easy, used tin foil and let soak for about 1 and half minutes
Overall =8/10
Purchased from = Clarie's instore but available online too

My Personal Rating = 7/10 :-)

Monday, 9 June 2014

Claire's Pastel Shimmer Set - Pink

This is another of the sets I picked up from Claire's. They had a coupon in the May leaflet - spend £20 and get £5 off - so that was me reeled in! I bought this, another set and some other full sized polishes.




This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (about 2 minutes for a coat). The brush is really good and easy to use. The lid is comfortable to hold as well. I think it's a very pretty pink! Lasted really well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = sorta metallic like but with shimmer!
Removal = okay used the foil method
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Claire's instore but it's available here too

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Saturday, 7 June 2014

Rimmel Mermaid Green





This is easy to use and okay to apply, it did have a slightly wonky brush. I did get the hang of it though - a normal brush would have been fine. Drying was okay (first coat was about 1.5 minutes and the second was about 3 minutes). I think it's a lovely deep and dark green. It has very subtle sparkles that you can just about make out. Good eyesight or glasses required lol! Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 7/10
Application = 6/10 bad brush
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = glossy
Removal = easy and no staining
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = Poundworld

My Personal Rating = 7/10 :-)

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Kleancolor 91 Puppy Love

This is the glitter topper I put on Glamorous Rose from the other blog!




This is easy to use, easy to apply and mega, mega slow drying (about 20 minutes for 1 coat). I've used plenty of Kleancolor polishes before to know that most of them are pretty slow drying! I will forgive them as so many of the polishes are cool! I think this looks really nice on the pink and you can still make out the little sparkles of the base polish! I got really good coverage for 1 coat, no dabbing required.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 4/10
Lasted well = N/A was only photographed
Coats = 1
Finish = glitter topper
Removal = easy with foils, let soak for about 1 minute
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = eBay a while back

My Personal Rating = 7/10 nice :-)