piCture pOlish ‘Dream’ and ‘Honeydew’

piCture pOlish 'Honeydew' & 'Dream' needle manicure nail polish on pollypolish.com

piCture pOlish ‘Honeydew’ & ‘Dream’ needle manicure

The last couple of years I’ve taken part in piCture pOlish’s BlogFest, and had intended to again this year but for various reasons that I won’t bore you with I had to pull out last minute. Jules very kindly allowed me to keep the items for review instead so here’s the two I was sent, along with the right angled Nail Vinyls now available through piCture pOlish.

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Posted in Green, Mint, Nail art, piCture pOlish, Pink
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Dior ‘Czarina Gold’

Dior 'Or Czarine/Czarina Gold' nail polish on pollypolish.com

Dior ‘Or Czarine’

I am currently waiting for a few nasty breaks to grow out and fortunately for me I’m a bit slack – I’ve had this lovely polish for ages now and swatched it so long ago that I’d forgotten about it! Yay for backlogs! This was one of those polishes that I had to stalk eBay for. From memory it was a reasonable price (cheaper than the original RRP) but there was a bit of patience required before one turned up.

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Some seasonally inappropriate nail art with Barry M

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Barry M citrus nail art

I’ve always worn dark colours in spring and summer, so why not post some abstract citrus nail art in November? Why not, exactly! And when it’s exclusively made up of Barry M polishes, you can’t really go wrong.

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NYK1 Secrets Gel Starter Kit Review

NYK1 Secrets Gel Starter Kit nail polish on pollypolish.com

NYK1 Secrets Gel Starter Kit

This is a first for me. Gels have always been a big scary unknown to me. It might sound daft, I know, but the whole thing just seemed so complex, so when I was offered the opportunity to test out an at home kit I was pretty excited.

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A VHTF Illamasqua gradient – ‘Destiny’ and ‘Propaganda’

Illamasqua 'Destiny' and 'Propaganda' gradient nail polish on pollypolish.com

Illamasqua ‘Destiny’ and ‘Propaganda’

I’ve been dying to show this manicure, but PR commitments have gotten in the way a little (I’m not complaining), but in the spirit of my post in which I explained my desire to blog for myself and myself alone, I’m posting this now because I’m sick of looking at it in my backlog! I have already posted about Illamasqua’s Australian exclusive ‘Destiny‘, and when I picked up a discontinued colour called ‘Propaganda’ I knew a gradient would be happening.

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Posted in Blue, Glitter, Gradient, Green, Illamasqua, Nail art