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20 Radiant Orchid Polishes! (& 2 Texture!) Spring 2014!!!

The pantone color for the 2014 Spring season is.........

RADIANT ORCHID!!!

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This pink polish lover could not be ANY happier about this choice and, of course, I have perfect polishes to match this color!  Take a look at the shades we are working with:
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And, FYI, my post is inspired by Jessica at BeHappyBuyPolish.  She did a 6 part post and divided the colors by shade and then glitters, so click HERE to start with post 1, then keep going to all 6.  Awesome job by Jessica!!  I am way lazier, lol, so I picked my top 20 and will post all of them here.  PHOTOHEAVYPOSTWARNING!

I am going to post lighter shades to dark, then the two texture at the very end.  These are not all exactly radiant orchid, obviously, but a variety of shades that coordinate or match well.  Let's get started!

tea beauty Lavender Sugar:

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Sally Hansen Nail'd It:

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NYC New York Color Lincoln Square Lavender:

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Essie Madison Ave-Hue:

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Mark Cupcake:

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Polish Haus Bewitched:

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Orly Pink Waterfall:

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Essie My Better Half:

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Wet n Wild Through The Grapevine:

20140104_233231     20140104_233243

Orly Fancy Fuchsia:

20140104_232241     20140104_232254

J Nail Lacquer Rose Purple:

20140104_231140     20140104_231158

Cult Nails Devious Nature:

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365 Days Of Color Big Purple Umbrella:

20140104_225537     20140104_225546

Verity Deep Lavender:

20140104_224557     20140104_224612

Literary Lacquers As The Waltz Was Ending:

20140104_223720     20140104_223705

China Glaze Tantalize Me:

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Essie The Girls Are Out:

20140104_221342     20140104_221352

Essie The Lace Is On:

20140104_215919     20140104_220017

China Glaze Reggae To Riches:

20140104_214646     20140104_214707

Zoya Mason:

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And, here are two texture polishes!!

Sally Hansen Sugar Coat Bubble Plum:

20140105_011931     20140105_011927

China Glaze Unrefined:

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Thanks for stopping by!

Which polishes do you like best?

My favorites are:

Literary Lacquer As The Waltz Was Ending (duh)

  • Polish Haus Bewitched
  • Orly Pink Waterfall
  • Essie My Better Half
  • China Glaze Tantalize Me


Happy Radiant Orchid season!!!!

xoxo,
Lacey




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