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Comparison of piCture pOlish Blogger and W7 Multi Dazzle

Emma of Em’s Little Corner asked whether I could show a comparison of piCture pOlish Blogger and W7 Multi Dazzle. When my bottle of Blogger arrived in the post, I also thought that they were quite similar and I’d already fished out my swatch wheel to compare them. But, polish lovers, you’ll absolutely need both […] Read more

Glitter gradient with Revlon Bewitching and Claire’s Beige Glitter

I had some pretty bad tip wear on my nails and wanted to cover it up rather than do a whole new manicure, so I thought I’d do a glitter gradient. I’ve used a gold glitter from Claire’s. Now Claire’s don’t put the names of their polishes on their bottles – which really bugs me. […] Read more

PVA glue base coat for easy glitter polish removal

I used PVA glue as a base coat for the first time yesterday. And it certainly gave the right results as far as easy removal of glitter is concerned. But, it did have its drawbacks. Taking it off was really simple – and very satisfying for a picker like me. It just scraped off easily […] Read more

L’Oreal Top Coat Confettis over L’Oreal Insolent Magenta

Well, March is fast becoming a month of new favourites. I decided my new favourite polish was OPI Can’t Find My Czechbook, and now I have a new favourite glitter topper. This is L’Oreal Confettis, one of four new polishes in their Top Coat range. It’s a clear base glitter top coat that consists of […] Read more

Birthday nails: Barry M Rose Quartz Glitter layered over Sally Hansen Mousseline

I wore this manicure on my birthday recently. We went to Brighton and stayed the night before my birthday in a nice hotel in the marina, then stayed around the following day and had a lovely lunch in English’s, a fantastic seafood restaurant. It was a very enjoyable and much welcome mini break, made perfect […] Read more

Dotted flowers: Beauty UK Smokey Lilac, NYC Pinstripe White and W7 Cosmic Purple

So many polishes: so little time! My stash of untried polishes keeps growing. A month ago, I had 104 untried polishes. Despite manicuring my nails every two or three days, and proactively trying to get through those polishes, I have bought and been given loads more, so the untried number has actually grown: to 117. […] Read more