Thursday, April 26, 2018

Polished for Days ~ Cheers


Polished for Days ~ Cheers
Bright magenta linear holographic with micro holographic sparks

Magenta seems to be my favourite colour nail polish at the moment. If in doubt: Wear magenta – that could easily be my motto :D

“Cheers” has got a lovely formula and I used two coats for full opacity. The drying time was really good.

The stamp I used is from Lina’s stamping plate “All about Love 01” and I stamped with El Corazón’s stamping polish “White”.

This is what it all looked like when I was done. The photo is taken with flash.

Polished for Days ~ Cheers

Here’s the same thing taken in ordinary daylight, no flash or sun. Isn’t that just a pretty colour?

Polished for Days ~ Cheers

And this is “Cheers” alone; two coats and no topcoat. This is a flash picture.

Polished for Days ~ Cheers

Here are the things I used.


I feel so good in magenta!


Number of coats: 2
Drying time: Really good
Finish: Linear holo
Overall impression: Great polish, great colour and rainbows, good quality!
Buy again: Yes

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Pahlish Polish ~ Jardim Botanico


Pahlish Polish ~ Jardim Botanico
Deep jade green with pink and teal microflakies

Jardim Botanico is from Pahlish’s Rio Collection from Summer 2014.  

The formula is a little bit tricky. I experienced a bit of dragging and bald spots on the first coat but the second coat seemed to even out the irregularities. The drying time was really good and the polish dries up to a semi-matte and dull surface.

I applied water decals on it, it’s some nice silvery decals I bought from Aliexpress recently.

A layer of topcoat completed my manicure and brought out the shininess of the flakies.

This is my manicure photographed in ordinary daylight.

Pahlish Polish ~ Jardim Botanico


Here’s the same thing in the lightbox. The pink flakies were a bit shy but the teal ones didn’t mind to be photographed.

Pahlish Polish ~ Jardim Botanico

Jardim Botanico is a nice colour and I really like the flakies.



Number of coats: 2
Drying time: Really good
Finish: Crème with flakies
Overall impression: Nice colour and pretty flakies. Formula a bit draggy.
Buy again: Yes

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

H & M ~ Moonchild


H & M ~ Moonchild
Sky blue shimmer with a pink sheen

I always check out the polish racks when I’m in H & M because they have some really pretty polishes. I discovered Moonchild last time I was there and knew that it had to come home with me. It’s a lovely shimmer with a beautiful pink sheen – the pinkness doesn’t really show on the nails thought, but never mind.

I used two easy coats for full opacity and the drying time was good.

I made pink zebra-ish stripes on it with Lemonade Lacquer’s “Going Bananas”. I topped the whole thing with El Corazón’s holo flakie topper 421h/25.

This is my manicure in ordinary daylight, no flash or sun.

H & M ~ Moonchild

And here is Moonchild on its own; two coats and no topcoat. The photo is taken in ordinary daylight. Isn’t it just a lovely shimmer?

H & M ~ Moonchild

Here are the pretty polishes lined up.

H&M: Moonchild, Lemonade Lacquer: Going Bananas, El Corazón 421h/25
H&M: Moonchild, Lemonade Lacquer: Going Bananas, El Corazón 421h/25

I really like Moonchild, it’s a gorgeous shimmery blue!


Number of coats: 2
Drying time: Good
Finish: Shimmer
Overall impression: Great polishes, amazing shimmer and pretty colour
Buy again: Yes