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Bronzed snowflakes

Me and my boyfriend have made advent calendars for each other this year (yes, it took a couple of months of nagging from me and a final “we are doing this no discussion”), he had no idea what to get me, so I went around and took pictures and wrote down a bunch of ideas […]

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IsaDora Holiday 2015 – Nail polish swatches and review

Swatches and review of the new Holiday 2015 collection from IsaDora! In my video I also talk about the makeup products, so check that out if you’re interested and I also talk more in depth about each nail polish But keep reading for a ton of swatch pictures! A gold holographic glitter polish, what says […]

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H&M – Green as Gold

H&M has released their new makeup line, along with a bunch of new nail polishes! I picked up one that caught my eye (WHAT?! only one?), and it is called Green as Gold. This is two coats of Green as Gold alone. I actually did not see much difference from only one coat, only maybe it looks a bit […]

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Crows Toes – Tequila Sunrise

Another one of the polishes I mentioned in my spring nail polish favorites that I had not swatched for you before! This is Crows Toes – Tequila Sunrise, and it is sooooo beautiful! These two first photos are two coats alone, no top coat. Below I have one coat over Picture Polish – Watermelon + top […]


Kate Spade inspired

Another Kate Spade inspired manicure! This one was intentionally inspired by Kate Spade though 😉 This one was inspired by the box for a watch I got for Christmas. You should have seen me when I opened this present, I just saw the side of the box, the colors and instantly knew what it was, […]


Kate Spade dots

Kate Spade is my obsession <3    It happened unintentionally though, or, my subconscious created this manicure, lol. I didn’t realize I got the idea from Kate Spade until I opened my wallet today :p I used OPI – Alpine Snow as my white base. Not my favorite white, I had to use three coat […]


Shimmer Polish – Lindsey

I have even more shimmery Shimmer goodness for you today!   This is Shimmer Polish – Lindsey. Also, my favorite gold glitter polish. I didn’t think much of it in the bottle to be honest, I thought it would be a nice addition to my collection for nail art. But when I swatched it, it just […]


OPI Nordic Collection – swatches and review

Today I have swatches of the entire OPI Nordic Collection! I felt like I had to get the entire collection since I am from Norway 😉 Also, all of the shades in this collection are pretty, and since it’s a while since I bought myself some new polish, I could justify adding this to my […]


Powder Perfect – Secret Passageway

Today I am showing you the beautiful Powder Perfect – Secret Passageway!   This is two easy coats with top coat, then I stamped with MoYou London – Explorer 06, and finished it all off with top coat. Secret Passageway is a gray crelly base filled with gold holographic micro glitter and copper colored flakes in […]


Minty nubbs

Wow, looking at these photos make me sad! Lol, I miss my long nails! This winter has been rough on my nails, no matter how much cuticle oil, cuticle cream and base coats with treatments they have been peeling and breaking non stop! Usually I’ve been able to save the breaks with Orly Nail Rescue, […]