Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Glittering Elements - A Place Called Paradise & Hidden Oasis

I'm back this week with a brand I'm yet to try, the other and creator of Glittering Elements actually lives around the same suburbs I used to live in. We could have been mixing away next door to each other. Spooky! Oh, and fore warning ladies, I took a hit last week. Two nails fell from the front line causing me to cut back drastically. It was a sad day.

Glitter Elements is releasing some new shades tonight and I have a couple of them swatched for you. I do have a few others to swatch but just ran out of time with the release of Arcane's new collection.

First up is A Place Called Paradise which is a strawberry pink base with a gold flecks and a scattered holo flake. It's a very pretty shade, I'm quite partial to this one. My photo's show, ummm... I can't remember if I did two or three. I have a feeling it was two. Ohh, I'm a naughty blogger. Sorry ladies!





Next up is Hidden Oasis which is pretty ocean blue with pretty blue.green flecks and then same scattered holo flake. This one was three thin coats, I remember that! I at least I get one right. lol





Both of these were so lovely to work with, applied well and dried well.
I've still got three more shades to show you, but it's looking like I won't be able to get them done until the weekend :(

You can follow Glittering Elements of Facebook
And you can purchase the gorgeous shades here

As always, thanks for reading
Bec
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Monday, 25 August 2014

Femme Fatale Cosmetics - Deepwild Shadows & Do It For Twinkles

Opps, I missed a couple of weeks there. So much for my once a week post, I got slack. Well truth be told it was more so busy. I was maddly trying to get the new Arcane Lacquer collection out, which I will have swacthes here for you as well.

But today I have the first of some new Femme Fatale Cosmetic shades. And Sophie has done it again with the glitterbombs. I'm all for a holo, but give me a glitterbomb and I get giddy. All those shimmers, and glitters twinkling about in those squishy bases.....yup, sold!

Ok, first up is Do it for Twinkles. I absolutely LOVE this shade. Yes, I still find it odd that suddenly I've turned girly girl and can't get me enough pink. But goddam this is just divine.
It's a lightly tinted jelly packed with gold shimmers, gold glitters, even some orange iridescent glitters and every pink neon glitter you can get your hands on today. Big hexes, little hexes, squares, stars, triangles. It truly is a lovely polish. I layered two coats over 1 coat of Dead Set Babes - Dead Set Babe. It was perfect as it was just a shade or two darker than the base and the neon pink glitters, so they could stand out and not be lost. Of course I lathered some SV over as those big hexes need a little more love.






Next up is Deepwild Shallows, and just like many other FFC glitterbombs, it's instant love. Now that I'm not running the blog how I used to I actually get to wear the polish that I swatch for longer than the 30minutes it took me to paint and photograph. I wore this for 4 days before switching to Do it for Twinkles and I couldn't stop looking at it in the sun. Deepwild  Shallows is a deep teal jelly packed with dots, hexes and shimmers in teals, blues, greens and magenta. My photo's show three thin coats and SV to top it off.





Femme Fatale Cosmetics have a bunch of new shades released today including these two shades. You can purchase them here.
I've got more of the new shades to be showing you once I get them swatched.

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Bec
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Thursday, 7 August 2014

Mckfresh Nail Attire - Camp Nightmare


Well I seem to doing well with getting a post out every week, go me!
Tonight I have a Mckfresh polish, Camp Nightmare from Goosebumps collection. Camp Nightmare is a blackend green base with hold and green microfine glitters. 

I like this polish, it's different. Not all that different from some shades I've done for Arcane. But it's different as in off beat, not your usual.

My photo's show two coats with topcoat.
You can get your own Mckfresh polish here.



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Bec
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Monday, 4 August 2014

Emily de Molly - Absent Minded


Hello my lovelies. I nearly made it three posts in 3 weeks, 1 day out isn't too bad. I did want to get this post up yesterday but I had my family over for dinner. 

I've been playing with the settings on my camera, I do love the photo's I get from my Panasonic Lumix  DMC-TZ30 but I'm not completely happy. My skin seems to show very yellow even after playing with the white balance setting like crazy. It turns purples blue and many green/teals to blue. I just don't know what I'm doing wrong. Maybe time for a camera upgrade, any suggestions? Pointers?

Aynway, that's a long enough intro for now. Today I have a Emily deMolly polish. Absent Minded, is a deep purple jelly [packed with copper hexes in various sizes, royal blue hexes and red hexes also in various sizes.

Hayley the owner and creator of Emily deMolly really does jelly glitter bombs so well.
My photo's show three thin coats with Seche Vite as the topcoat, hence some pulling from the free edge.




You can purchase Emily deMolly polishes here.
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Bec
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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Sayuri Nail Lacquer - Charmed Aurora


I'm back with another post, betcha didn't think I could do it?! Truth be told I didn't think so either. But I think I've found my blogging mojo again. It was fun blogging last week, so here I am again with another post.

Tonight I have Charmed Aurora by Sayuri Nail Lacquer, a Australian Indie.

Charmed Aurora is a baby blue creme with a strong violet to red duochrome shift. The violet shimmer is very prominent and not a polish that you need to get in the right light to catch it. Mt photo's show three thin coats.




You can purchase Sayuri through here.

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Bec
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