Skip to main content

Mani Round Up: September 5, 2017

I guess I shouldn't be shocked that we are in the first week of September when I was already shocked that last week was the last week of August, but here we are again!

You may notice something slightly different this week - my nubbins! When one breaks, for me, they all have to go. So, they went. Oh well, they do grow!!

IMG_20170827_214622631

Pacifica Crystal Orchid: I was sent this to try from Pacifica last year, and I remember not liking it and stashing it at the back of my pink drawer in my melmer. Yep, there's a pink drawer - an overflowing pink drawer at that. Anyway, I am not sure what changed except my opinion on this polish! Two perfect coats and topcoat for this look. This polish is getting moved to the front of the drawer.

IMG_20170828_215317822

China Glaze Budding Romance: Let's define UGLY PRETTY, shall we?! This. Three coats of this and topcoat. What do you think of this color?!

IMG_20170830_213521258

Zoya Tiana: Is there a prettier sea foam green polish than Zoya Tiana?? If so, I haven't met it yet. This is just two coats, which as quite impressive for a pastel. I added topcoat for extra glossiness. I love colors that make me look tan. This was also the color of my bedroom in middle school, so I do adore this polish!

IMG_20170902_212639519

Orly Prelude to a Kiss:  Here is a friendly warning to not attempt a mani in semi darkness. It is getting dark outside much earlier than a month ago, isn't it? I am not ready for fall. This sloppy mani was two coats and topcoat.

xoxo,
Lacey

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Zoya Sophisticates

The Zoya Sophisticates collection is here! There are two "pearl" shades, two "metallic" shades, and 8 creme shades. Let me show you each one! I am going to lift the description from the site, LOL. #lazyblogger

But first, group shot:


Zoya McKenna: "refined pearl in a soft almond" is the description of this polish. It does have a "pearl" like finish to it, but it is very subtle. Watch those brush strokes though, they can show if you're not careful.


Zoya Tabitha: this is the other "pearl" polish but in a hunter green. I actually liked this shade more than I thought I would! The pearl finish makes it quite unique...but, oh boy, those brush strokes! Two coats shown here.


Zoya Gal: No doubt, this baby is named after Gal Gadot, aka Wonderwoman! I wish they had given her a more powerful color, because this one is lame-o. Zoya describes this as a "smokey, iridescent, peridot gold metallic." Ugly, LOL. My camera didn't like it and…

Lip Slut: F*ck Trump Liquid Lipstick!

Perhaps I will lose a few followers for this, but I am over it. Trump is an awful President. He does not care to unite the country, and, quite the opposite, seeks to divide people from their neighbors and loved ones.

In response to his ridiculous response to the Aug 11-12 events in Charlottesville, Virginia, Lip Slut decided to send some of the proceeds from their now infamous F*ck Trump lipstick to those who suffered.

Honestly, this product has been for sales since November 2016. I didn't buy it then because I hoped (and prayed and hoped and prayed) that, if he were elected, Trump would be great...

So, lemme show ya my new lippie, k?



I wasn't expecting the formula to be great...BUT IT IS!



The color is quite universally flattering, I would think. The formula feels like a Colour Pop matte to me, and the staying powder is great. Win, win!

xoxo,
Lacey

PS: Fuck Trump!

My Top 10 Zoya Polishes!!

Zoya is a nail polish company that you can be proud to use!

Why? Not only are they 5-free, but every year they do an "earth day" promo, where you can purchase Zoya polish at half price - IF you promise to send them back old bottles of polish to be recycled properly by Zoya.  You can also donate your polishes to a local charity and it still counts as part of their promotion.

Here are the details:


With over 300 shades rooted in a healthy philosophy, it’s no surprise that we’re committed to helping you green your beauty routine! That’s why each year we give you the opportunity to exchange any old nail polish bottles that you may have laying around your house collecting dust, or that are not BIG5FREE formulas, for brand new toxin-free* Zoya Nail Polish shades. You can rest assured that your unwanted polishes will be disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner.

Helping the earth is easy… all you have to do to get started is pick out your NEW Zoya colors at www.zoya.com, fol…