Category: Nail Polish

Nailed It: Guerlain Nail Polish (La Petite Robe Noire)

Guerlain released its new line of nail polishes, and I’m happy to report that they do NOT disappoint. They are easy to apply, dry quickly and set beautifully with a clear coat. I was moving fast and had no time to really swatch and compare colors… but I wanted to

NARS + Pierre Hardy (Blushes + Polish)

Well… I was all set to pass on this… and then a little birdy named Shontay was like: DON’T YOU DARE! So I listened… and boy am I glad I did! NARS collaborated with shoe designer Pierre Hardy for a series of nail polish duos, and two of the most

Nailed: NARS Lal Mirchi vs Chanel Holiday

I wanted to see how NARS Lal Mirchi Nail Polish (from the Thakoon Collection) compared to Chanel’s Holiday Nail Polish (Summer 2012): Chanel’s Holiday is definitely more orange. In NARS’ defense, Lal Mirchi is described as ‘Mandarin Red.’ In reality, it’s more of a red-orange.                                               Holiday is on the

Chanel: Summer 2012

Okay, all of my final picks for Chanel Summer 2012 are here… This promo picture did two things for me: made me realize that I did not want the bronzer, and made me realize that I DID want that nail polish. I got the eyeshadow duo in Sable Emouvant, Glossimer

Chanel Nail Polish Giveaway: The Winner is…

Vanessa! Congratulations! You won: 1 Chanel Nail Polish in Peridot 1 Chanel Nail Polish in Graphite 1 Chanel Nail Polish in Quartz 1 Patent Chanel Makeup Bag Vanessa, you have 48 hours to respond to my email with your mailing address (send it to, and I’ll get your prize

Practical Application: Chanel Nail Polish in Peridot

I put on two coats of the Peridot nail polish. Of the three, this is likely my least favorite. It wears very shimmery in light, but I’ve notitced that it can look really flat and um… cheap… when it’s not under direct light:  Under Artificial Light   Under Natural Light

Practical Application: Chanel Quartz Nail Polish

These Chanel Autumn 2011 polishes are just amazing. I love every single one of them. Today, I did my nails in Quartz… On me it comes out a distinct shimmer taupe. In the sunlight, I can catch hints of pink and multi-colored shimmer. Each one of these polishes has such

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