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Zoya – Saint and Alice

Get ready for a picture heavy post! It’s taking me some getting used to posing with these long nails! Haha ūüėČ I have swatched the entire Zoya Enchanted Winter collection, but I want to film my review as well as post the pictures, and I’m struggling to find the time! So I might just write […]

Essie - Viva Antigua! swatch nail vinyl manicure nail art Whats Up Nails | Polished Elegance nail art blog

Sparkly butterflies

Holy crap I’m so bad at giving my posts titles… For this I used the gorgeous¬†Essie – Viva Antigua! from their summer 2016 collection and butterfly nail vinyls from Whats Up Nails. For my ring finger I used a small nail art brush and¬†Zoya – Tilly and painted inn just a few of the butterflies, […]

OPI - My Private Jet swatch nail polish manicure

Pink Private Jet

Since I was already wearing¬†OPI – My Private Jet, I figured I’d dress it up a little and wear it over the weekend! I did some simple triangles using¬†IsaDora – Pink Crush and I love this combination! I had imagined it with a gold textured polish, but it turns out I don’t have a gold […]

IsaDora - Wine Crush

IsaDora – Wine Crush

IsaDora – Wine Crush¬†2 coats Great news!!! I found this polish still available at eleven.se, so go buy it if you’re like me and still love textured nail polishes! I thought I would share that fantastic¬†news with you and share my swatches as well, this is so beautiful for fall. I also saw someone use […]


GOT: Texture

I am in love with textured polishes! I also love blue nail polish, so I do have a few blue textures ūüėČ So when the day for textures came around in the Golden Oldie Thursday challenge I decided to try this blue textured ombre! From pinky to thumb I used: IsaDora – Ocean Crush, OPI […]


Purple Advent

I love the simplicity and clean look of this design. This is two coats of IsaDora – Purple Reign (NOTE that the photos are not color accurate for this polish, it’s a much warmer purple in person). It’s and absolutely gorgeous vampy purple.   Then I applied a coat of Posh√©, when that was dry I […]


Swatch: IsaDora – Black Crush

IsaDora – Black Crush, two coats. Is it not ah-mazing?! This is the perfect black texture polish, it’s black with silver glitter and you could get away with only one coat even though I used two here.   To spice it up a little I added this cool skull charm from the Born Pretty Store, […]


Chamelon and Emerald Crush

IsaDora – Chamelon Crush, three coats. Today I have two of the new sugar crush fall/winter shades from IsaDora to show you.   First up is Chamelon Crush, a blue base packed with gold glitter. And finally a photo in direct flash to show the sparkle! Second is IsaDora – Emerald Crush, two coats for […]