Thursday, April 19, 2012

This one's a beaut

Last weekend I was in the city with my boyfriend and we stopped by the gap, the clothing store and came across this beauty!

The Gap - Gold Rush!
He had recently told me that they were selling nail polish but they were mainly basic creme colors, but when I saw this one in the bottle I paused because it resembled Chanel - Peridot and had to have it.  Having a lovely boyfriend, he was nice enough to get it for me even though he doesn't support my polish addiction, lol.

Stay tuned to see the swatches soon!

China Glaze - Trendsetter

Trendsetter has been on my wishlist since I laid eyes on the metro collection last year, sadly China Glaze seems to be hard to come by in NYC so I don't have many of these.  Luckily I'm part of a "swapping group" and someone was nice enough to send me this plus OPI's I Vant to be A-lone Star, with a bunch of yummy sweets!

With top coat [Seche Vite]
 Trendsetter is a unique color and does exactly that set a trend for a city girl like myself.  To me it's kind of a pea green color with shimmer throughout it, making it completely awesome!  People complimented me all week as I wore this color, it's that unique!

Basecoast - OPI Nail Envy + Topcoat - Seche Vite
I applied Trendsetter on a Sunday and the picture above was taken Saturday afternoon and almost a week later it looks great!  You see a little nail growth and tip wear but it still looks awesome!

Let's Play Catch Up Pt 2! Weeks 11-16

I'll say it again, "I'm a sucky blogger!" lol but here are week's 11-16 of my challenge.
Lately I've been really enjoying trying all these new mani's and putting new things together, I hope all those that are following the challenge feel the same way!

 Week 11 - Mar. 11th
"St. Patrick's Day" Mani.

Week 12 - Mar. 18th
Skittle Mani.

Week 13 - Mar. 25th
Ruffian Mani.

Week 14 - Apr. 1st
Striped Mani.

Week 15 - Apr. 8th
"Easter Day" Mani.

Week 16 -Apr. 15th
Dotticure Mani. 

Monday, April 2, 2012

NOPI Hard-Kourt Fashionista!

 I swear I'm such a horrible blogger!  I create a post one day then reappear a month later, lol.  I'm sorry I'm just getting into the swing of things!
Valentine's Day 2012

This Valentine's day I was NOT in the mood for lovey-dovey crap! lol.  While everyone was posting beautiful Valentine's Day manicures and swatching the best new Pinks and Reds available, I was at home with the acetone removing my 52-Week Challenge mani (which happened to be v-day related (-_

I needed something pretty and that shouted "Liz", that's when I came across the recently acquired Hard-Kourt Fashionista from Nicole by O.P.I Kardashian Kolors.  Kourtney is probably the most level headed out of the entire Kardashian Klan and reminds me of myself, just a tad, so I had to try it!

Hard-Kourt Fashionista is an opaque dark brown creme with great coverage and unbelievable wear.  I wore this color for almost an entire week with no chips and minimal tip wear.  I absolutely love it and believe it's a great brown for any collection.

LizMarie ;-]

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Let's Play Catch Up! Weeks 1-10.

I created this 52- Week Challenge towards the end of last year and disappeared off the face of the planet but I've been doing the challenge religiously every week, even when I was uninspired.  Here are the results for Week's 1 - 10 ^_^
Week 1 - Jan. 1st 
"Make it Sparkle" Mani.
Fumky Fingers - Sand & Stilettos

Week 2 - Jan. 8th 
French Tip Mani.
Color Club - New Bohemian with WnW - Black Creme stamping.

Week 3 - Jan. 15th
Color Block Mani.
My take on color blocking with Zoya - Kristen & Caitlin.

Week 4 - Jan. 22nd 
Plaid Mani.
Nails Inc. Basil Street w red, white and black striper.

Week 5 - Jan. 29th
Newspaper Mani.
OPI - Skull and Glossbones

Week 6 - Feb. 5th
Half-moon Mani.
OPI - Big Apple, Essence Twins - Chuck & Blair.

Week 7 - Feb. 12th
"Valentine's Day" Mani.
Sally Hansen X-treme Wear - Mellow Yellow.

Week 8 - Feb. 19th
Corset Mani.
China Glaze - Flyin' High.

Week 9 - Feb. 26th
"Vintage" Mani. 
OPI - Mermaid Tears, Sparrow me the Drama + stripers.

Week 10 - Mar. 4th
Polka Dot Mani
Sally Hansen CSM - Thinking of Blue + Instra Dry - Whirlwind White

 Thanks for Stopping by,
LizMarie ;-]