Swatches of Estée Lauder Travel Exculsive Collection

The red and berry red polishes are not color corrected, see below for accurate colors. My husband and I went to the Canary Islands last week, and I picked up a few polishes while we were there. This cute little travel collection from Estée Lauder I picked up at the airport on our way home. …

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Swatch of Gina Tricot Beauty – 176 Power Pink

Power Pink is a dusty peachy pink cream polish that I am surprisingly comfortable in. The photos don’t really show that the polish is slightly pinker than my skintone, but it is. This is two coats without topcoat, it applies slightly uneven and not so self-levelling, but the second coat sorts that out. Very office …

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Swatch of Nordic Cap – 02

02 is a medium nude/tan cream polish with a neutral to slightly yellow undertone. It reminds me very much of other nudes I have so it’s not by any means unique (but, then again, you can’t really expect that from a nude anyway). Application and cleanup was better that I thought it would be. This …

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Swatch of Gina Tricot Beauty – 116 Cream

Cream is a slightly powder pinkish/off-white cream polish with a slight copper shimmer. The shimmer is so very slight that it barely shows up on the nails and I just couldn’t for the life of me get a photo of it. You can see the shimmer in the bottle, but it’s very camera shy. The …

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Swatch of OPI – San Tan-tonio

San Tan-tonio is a nougat colored cream polish, and as much as I love the shade in its bottle it clashes with my winter skin tone. I’m curious as to see how it suits my skin tone once I’m a bit more tanned (I do tan quite well). As a polish it’s just as divine …

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Comparison of Essie – Sand Tropez & OPI – Skull and Glossbones

The other week I showed you three polishes from Essie and expressed my love for Sand Tropez. Later on it hit me that I had seen a similar polish on my nails before. I had to look thoroughly in my drawers to find it – Skull and Glossbones from OPI’s Pirates of the Caribbean collection …

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