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Let's Talk Polish

Since the May edition of this series I gotta tell yuh, I've been lazy. Sometimes yuh don't feel like painting yuh nails or shaving yuh legs...knawmean?

Thing is, the nail polish hauling didn't stop so then I found myself with an insane amount of polishes to go through before preppin' for the blog sale. Sigh

Lewwe go...

I tried another of those Essie appliques and I must say, they're really handy for events. This is the set I wore to Heidi's wedding.


They last a couple days and peel off pretty easily - don't mind me with that bad habit though
Then when I was travelling to Antigua, Lisa convinced me that a gel polish would be best. So I gave it a go.


That teal really did look great and the manicure lasted a full week. Gel polishes aren't something I would keep up with though; I have too many polishes to try.

Back in May when I saw the Rimmel London display in iMart I was very good and just picked up one colour. Honestly, the other colours weren't very unique. For the price, they're worth checking out.

Rimmel London Salon Pro 'Reggae Splash' (two coats)

Full into to blog sale prep and the task is to decipher the dupes in my collection. Can you spot any?

M.A.C 'Formidable!' (three to four coats)

O.P.I 'Peace & Love & OPI' (two coats)

Nails Inc. London 'Royal Botanical Gardens' (three thin coats are your best bet here)

Rimmel London 60 Seconds 'Mintilious' (you need patience and a steady hand with this one. The formula is opaque but potentially streaky)

O.P.I 'AmazON...AmazOFF' (two coats)

Nail Rock 'Neptune Green' (three coats for full opacity or just two if you want it to look like a jelly)

Wet n Wild 'Through the Grapevine' (two coats or three thin ones)

RGB Cosmetics 'Violet' (two coats)

Ruby Kisses 'Blues Clue' (this shade is just GORGEOUS; you need three coats though)

Rimmel London 60 Seconds 'Blue My Mind' (very opaque but you need two coats to even it out unless you're a Pro)

Revlon Brilliant Strength 'Mesmerize' (two coats; but you could get away with one)

Phew! After all that intensity - some of those blues stain the nails - I wanted to go back to a softer shade for a bit.

Essie 'Virgin Orchid' 

That takes three coats to really look good but it's so nice and girly that I don't mind.

What colours and formulas are you loving at the moment?

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