Saturday, June 2, 2012

Sally Hansen Magnetic polish in red-y response and giveaway at All Glitzed Up!

Before I start this post I have to say... It's my birthday today!!

Guys please check out  Our giveaway on All glitzed up! There are two prizes, and is going on now.  Thanks a bunch!

I am so glad I have finally got to experience the magic that is magnetic Polish. Ive always wanted to buy one, but i found the price to be a little to steep for me. Well the other day, in Walgreen's, I spotted the new magnetics from Sally Hansen! 7.99$ Not cheap but not 15-20$ price range they have been. I of course got the red, and the second I got home whipped it out (out of the gutter dirty minds you!) I don't have my beloved Canon g11, so I had to use my cell, but thankfully the sun was on my side today and I got a nice picture of it.

It did take a little bit to get used to as I kept getting to close to the nail with the magnet, and had to start over, but once I got it, I knew I had to go back and get more colors!
Please mind the cuticles, I need to have them snipped..
Pros- Very easy once you get the hang of it, only needs 2 coats.

Cons- Dry time is slow, even with Seche vite.
Wish they had more colors.
Removal I have heard is quite the nightmare!

Overall I love this polish and will be getting more from the collection! I love the blue and steel colored ones.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Sinful Colors Unicorn and spring floral manicure

Now that it's spring, I finally decided it was time to try the first yellow polish I ever bought! (not including the detailing polish) I only recently had the guts to try the trend, and this soft yellow is perfect. The only problem with Unicorn is that it stains your nails, even with a base coat. Next time I wear it, I'm going to try two coats of base coat to see if that helps.  

This is Unicorn.  I had to use three coats, because it was very streaky and had lots of dragging issues.  Click to enlarge.

The base color is Sinful Colors Unicorn, the orange is AC #10, the green is Pa A32, the sparkly white is Diamond Nail Homei D-1 (the worst quality polish ever if you remember a past post.. I still have to swatch it for you), and the yellow detailing polish is AT #4 Yellow. I used my handy Beauty World dotting tool to make the flowers, and a fine nail art brush for the leaves. I used the mini Poshe quick dry topcoat mom gave me to seal it off.

Spring floral manicure by KitaRei
Spring floral manicure, a photo by KitaRei on Flickr.

What do you think?


Yes it's that time again, Giveaway time! We haven't done one in a while, so I thought it would be a fun time too. I have secretly been collecting things for a giveaway and last night I think I got a good one to start the giveaway. Starting in a few days, I will have all the rules for this giveaway, plus an extra chance for this giveaway. So come back and I will update this entry!  We'll be having our first giveaway on our sister blog All Glitzed Up, we will post soon so check that out too ^_~ Thanks a lot guys, you are the best!

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Wet n Wild Shiver 439D

Vintage polish time! I found this polish and a few others in a box of my stuff packed away a looong time ago. 

Wet n Wild Shiver 439D by KitaRei
Wet n Wild Shiver 439D, a photo by KitaRei on Flickr.

I'm guessing this is a "newer" vintage bottle, when they added color names on the front of the bottles, not just numbers. I think it was a dupe for vintage Hard Candy Frigid (they were out around the same time. I found out they kept this color through the years, I saw it in several bottles, and they still have it in their Wild Shine line. Beautiful ice blue pearl, one of the "it" colors for polish this season.

After all these years, the application was perfect, not goopy at all. I forget how many coats this is, but I'm thinking 2-3.