Tag Archives: red

China Glaze Raspberry Festival

From the ever-lauded and -hailed Summer Days collection of 2009, which was made up entirely of gorgeous glass-fleck polishes, Raspberry Festival is a keeper. Advertisements

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Orly Cut the Cake over Rimmel Stiletto Red

I was going to wear black and red to an event… was getting ready to change my mani …. and talking to my mom on IM.  I thought about something like Cut the Cake …. and when I showed her … Continue reading

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Rimmel Stiletto

I purchased Rimmel Stiletto because someone on Nail Board recommended it as her HG (Holy Grail) red, so of course I had to check it out.  Interestingly – at least, it’s interesting to me – that I don’t even have … Continue reading

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China Glaze – Go Crazy Red

This polish is soooooooo pretty in the bottle:  medium red with gold shimmer. Part of China Glaze’s 2008 Under the Mistletoe collection, it’s also part of the core collection – but I don’t know which came first.  China Glaze sometimes … Continue reading

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OPI Thanks So Much-ness

From the Alice in Wonderland Spring 2010 collection that OPI did with Disney as a movie tie-in to the Tim Burton/Johnny Depp release, this medium red shimmer really shows off best in the sun.  It’s got some pink shimmer that … Continue reading

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Essie Lollipop – and comments corrected :-)

First things first:  it was brought to my attention by my lovely friend in HK that she wanted to comment here but she was unable to do so due to not having a WP account.  Well, obvs an oversight on … Continue reading

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Festive Scotch Tape Mani

Over on the nail board at Makeup Alley, there’s a lot of buzz about scotch tape manis.  Of course, Erika at Chloe’s Nails seems to be the resident guru of these and has given us all great ideas and tips … Continue reading

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Savvy Shimmer Time

“Shimmer Time” leads me to start singing “Hammer Time.”  Wow. Since moving to Los Angeles, I wanted to find a new DAR chapter.  I was invited by a State Society officer to the October meeting with her chapter, but blah … Continue reading

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Finger Paints Merry Mittens

Somehow, I ended up with all of the “Winter Dreams” collection, which is Finger Paints’ collection for winter 2010.   I had coupons and there were sales, so…. But yes, otherwise, I am really trying to be on a polish low-buy. … Continue reading

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OPI Keys to My Karma

A fantastic, uber-flattering pink-based red, from the OPI 2008 Spring/Summer “India Collection,” this was a bear to photograph in a color-accurate way.  In fact, I never managed it, and after looking for others’ photos of it online to see if … Continue reading

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