Date: February 25th, 2013

China Glaze Hologlam Collection: Swatches and Review Part 1

China Glaze Hologlam collection swatches

What can I say. I am a holo addict. 😀
The last information I have on the official release date of the long anticipated China Glaze Hologlam Collection is April however a couple of weeks ago the Hologlam collection was already available in Singapore and is also now already available in the UK. Thanks to the fantastic Susan I could buy all twelve Hologlams with her help in Singapore. Thank you so much love! :)

Since the Tronica Collection for Spring 2011 with its sparse holographic shimmer was disappointing for everyone who waited for another OMG like collection there were high hopes for the China Glaze Hologlam collection.
The good news is that the holographic shimmer of the China Glaze Hologlam collection is the same as in our beloved OMG collection however it is less intense.

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Date: February 22nd, 2013

Chanel Le Vernis 637 Malice from the Eclats du Soir de Chanel Holiday 2012 Collection

Chanel 637 Malice swatch Eclats du Soir de Chanel Holiday 2012 collection

As soon as I saw the first promo pictures of the Chanel Eclats du Soir de Chanel Holiday 2012 Collection one item caught my attention: the beautiful dark red, almost burgundy nail polish Malice (637). I knew that I needed not one but two bottles of this beauty.

Sadly the Eclats du Soir de Chanel Collection never made it to any department store in my town. As far as I know Chanel’s Holiday 2012 Collection only made it to two counters in Germany – both far, far away from me. Thanks so my fabulous friend Brooke I could purchase two bottles of Chanel Malice in the US. ♥

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Date: February 20th, 2013

NailNation 3000 Eve #403 .. or hai gorgeous blue holo with a twist ♥

NailNation 3000 Eve swatch blue linear holo holographic with holographic sparkle

Oh NailNation 3000 Eve #403 I love you. ♥

My love for holographic nail polishes no secret and I strongly believe in that owning enough holos is impossible. That we are now seeing more holographic nail polishes released by mainstream brands excites me after holo addicts had such a long lean period without the release of new ones. With the rise of indie brands the need for holos could be satisfied in the meantime and we are luckily still seeing new stunning and unique indie creations like NailNation 3000 Eve #403.

NailNation Eve #403 is a gorgeous, almost borderline cornflower, blue with not only linear holographic shimmer but also holographic glitter. I must admit at first I was afraid that the combination of a stronger holographic shimmer and holographic glitter would end up in NailNation 3000 Eve #403 being too gritty. Or that the fine holographic shimmer would cover up the glitter too much but both wasn’t the case. Eve is a gorgeous and unique blue linear holo with a twist. :)

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Date: February 20th, 2013

piCture pOlish Starry Night – the new collaboration shade by Llarowe: Swatches and Review

piCture pOlish Starry Night black charcoal scattered holo by llarowe

Oh piCture pOlish Starry Night.. be still my heart. ♥

One nail polish effect I can’t get enough of is the piCture pOlish scattered holographic finish in their squishy jelly bases. Just a few weeks ago piCture pOlish Cosmos stole my heart and just one look at it made it immediately to my favorite nail polish of 2012. I knew the second I saw Cosmos that I would need every other scattered holo jelly piCture pOlish ever made and will make in the future. Kryptonite, Monroe and O’Hara – all of them. :) And now piCture pOlish together with llarowe did it again with their new collaboration shade Starry Night.

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Date: February 19th, 2013

Cirque Curiosity from the Objet d’Art Collection: Swatches and Review

Cirque Curiosity swatch Objet d'Art Collection

Every time when I am wearing a red nail polish like the beautiful Cirque Curiosity from the Objet d’Art Collection I am asking myself why I am not wearing red nails more often. They are classy, beautiful, bright and gorgeous to look at.

Cirque Curiosity is such a bright, saturated and eye catching tomato red. It reminds me of OPI Dear Santa which is one of my favorite reds with shimmer flecks but Curiosity seems to be even brighter and also the gold shimmer flecks, which are almost insivible once Dear Santa was on my nails, are more prominent. The shimmer flecks in Curiosity are smaller too. So delicate, so pretty. ♥

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