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I'm a simple Scottish girl with an unusual name and a strange obsession for nail polish! My aim is to capture what the eye sees, with a camera! Too much nail polish and never enough time. Welcome to my little world :-)

Saturday, 21 September 2019

2019 Holiday Hauls

I went to Spain to visit my dear friend Enara Girl. While in Spain I bought the following.






We drove, and while going through France, I bought these.


Friday, 20 September 2019

Kiko Golden Icing Sugar

Another of my Holiday Hauls, Paris this time.

This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (3-4). I think it looks nice and festive! It is slightly iridescent and slightly textured too. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = textured and iridescent
Removal = 2 minutes with foil method
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Paris

My Personal Rating = 9/10 :-D

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Gabrini Matte M25

Another polish from the Holiday Haul, Albania this time.

This is easy to use, easy to apply and quick drying (2-3). The brush is really good and the formula too. It is a nice bright pink matte polish. Lasted really well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = matte
Removal = n/a put glitter on
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Albania

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Monday, 16 September 2019

Kiko 493 Vino Perlato

This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (3 minutes). The brush is really good and the formula too. It is a lovely red with a nice shimmer. Lasted well. One coater!!!

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 1
Finish = shimmery
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Kiko's website

My Personal Rating = 7.5/10 :-)

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Essence There's No Place Like Chrome

Another from the Holiday Hauls - Amsterdam this time.
This is okay to use and okay to apply. The formula was very thick, maybe I had a bad bottle? It was slow drying too, as it was thick (10). It is a nice black matte polish with sparkles. Almost metallic matte! Lasted well. One coater!

Rating
Easy to use = 6/10
Application = 5/10
Drying time = 4/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 1
Finish = sparkly metallic matte
Removal = easy enough
Overall = 5/10 - could be a bad bottle though :-|
Purchased from = Amsterdam Holiday Haul

My Personal Rating =  7.5/10 :-)

Monday, 9 September 2019

Barry M Station Road


This is easy to use, easy to apply and good drying (2). It is a gorgeous yellow texture polish with a subtle shimmer, you can just about see in the last photo with the flash. Lasted well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 8/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = texture
Removal = okay use foil method and soak for 2 minutes
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = Superdrug or Boots, cannot remember!

My Personal Rating =  7.5/10 :-)

Thursday, 5 September 2019

Beauty Line Cosmetics LE951 Emerald Pearl

This is one from my Holiday Hauls - got it in Greece.

This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4-5). The brush is really good and nice to use. It is a lovely rich green with a slight shimmer. Lasted okay. One coater!!!

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 7/10
Coats = 1
Finish = shimmery
Removal = okay
Overall = 7/10
Purchased from = Greece Holiday Haul

My Personal Rating =  7.5/10 :-)

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

L'Oreal Parisian Rooftop






This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (4-5 minutes a coat). The brush is nice and thick and gives good coverage. Make sure the first coat is thin though. It is a nice grey/brown. Lasted really well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 7/10
Drying time = 6/10
Lasted well = 8/10
Coats = 2
Finish = cream
Removal = easy
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = gift from the boyfriend

My Personal Rating = 7/10

Saturday, 31 August 2019

Moyra Power Pink





This is easy to use, easy to apply and okay drying (3-4 minutes a coat). It is a gorgeous bold pink that has a nice shimmer. It is a textured polish. Lasted really well.

Rating
Easy to use = 8/10
Application = 8/10
Drying time = 7/10
Lasted well = 9/10
Coats = 2
Finish = texture/shimmer
Removal = easy with foil method
Overall = 8/10
Purchased from = can't recall!

My Personal Rating = 8.5/10