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Nail art tutorial – Ugly Christmas Sweater

I keep saying that all I want for Christmas this year is an “Ugly Christmas Sweater”, so in anticipation of Christmas, I decided to create one on my nails! Follow this easy tutorial using stamping decals to create holiday inspired nail art. Polished used: White and black stamping polish from MoYou London China Glaze – […]

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Shimmer Polish – Stephanie

Shimmer Polish – Stephanie I think this might be my favorite of my Shimmers, I love the deep blue color of this, and it’s so sparkly! Stephanie is mostly blue glitter (in all shades), but it also has some red and gold for an added effect. Here you can see how it builds up to full […]

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Shimmer Polish – Julie

Shimmer Polish – Julie Julie looks more purple from afar, but up close you can see that it’s basically a mix of glitters in pretty much every single color, lol! I don’t know how she does it, but all her polishes are a mix of tons of different colored glitters, but somehow they all look […]

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Shimmer Polish – Trisha

Shimmer Polish – Trisha It’s been a while since my las Shimmer post, but I still have a couple more to show you guys, and today I have swatched Trisha. Trisha is a gorgeous orange glitter polish, but it also contains blue, gold and even some purple glitters which gives it a gorgeous dimension! As you can […]


Shimmer Polish – Jasmine

Shimmer Polish – Jasmine. I find this color kind of hard to describe, I guess it’s mostly teal. Yes, from afar it looks teal. But when you look closely you can see that it contains glitters in all the colors of the rainbow! First coat was pretty sheer (index), you could get away with two […]


Shimmer Polish – Linna

Shimmer Polish – Linna. Three coats for glitter covered nails! I wish I’d swatched this before Christmas, because this gives me Christmas vibes!  In the photo above you can see how it builds up from one (thicker) coat on my index, two coats on my middle and three coats on ring and pinky. I love […]


Shimmer Polish – Eva

Shimmer Polish – Eva is the perfect christmas red glitter!   It’s a red base filled with black, red and silver glitter, the black glitter really adds an extra dimension to this polish!   As you can see, it builds up to full opacity with three coats. Index – 1 coat, middle – 2 coats, ring […]


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 […]


Shimmer Polish – Bella

Another dark vampy shade for fall! Love this! Bella is a black tinted base with matte black and silver micro glitter and lots of red glitter. Bella was a little different to apply then the other Shimmers I’ve tried so far. Not bad, just different. I’m wondering if it could be all the micro glitter in […]


Shimmer Polish – Cleo

Shimmer Polish – Cleo, three coats for full coverage. Here you can see how it builds up, index – one coat, middle – two coats, ring and pinky – three coats. I think this is one of the favorite polishes I was sent from Shimmer, especially now for fall! It’s such a gorgeous dark plum […]


Shimmer Polish – Fanny

Today I have the pleasure of showing you Shimmer Polish – Fanny! Fanny has a slightly pink tinted base packed with glitter. I spot pink, gold, red, green flashing blue and rose colored glitters in this! The pictures below show how Fanny buils opacity and can be worn either as a glitter topper or on it’s own. […]


Leslie gradient

Like I said in my swatch post, I knew Shimmer Polish – Leslie would be amazing for glitter gradients, so I had to try it out! I decided to pair it with Essie – Lapis of Luxury and I think the two polishes worked really well together. I was also considering layering it over a lilac […]


Shimmer – Leslie

I have been sent some beautiful Shimmer polishes to try out, and I am psyched! I’ve been drooling over the gorgeous Shimmers for a really long time, the only reason I haven’t bought any yet, is because I haven’t been able to decide which ones to get! I want them all :p Today I am showing you the […]