Monday, October 17, 2011


So today my heart was fluttering all over the place because I got my swap package from Catharina from Nails by Catharina (Check out her blog, I love her!), all the way from Sweden. This is both of our first swaps and I love doing them and plan on doing many more and have a few in the works :) . This swap is especially special to me because I got FIVE polishes that I have been drooling over for months that aren't available in the US. Also Catharina (and Neglelakkmani) were the first blogs that I ever stumbled upon while I was googling "Perfect Pink Polish" and ever since then I have been a frequent visitor of her blog. Here's what I got:

L-R: Notoriously Beautiful, Peppermint Fusion, Blue My Mind, HK Corrall Summer, HK Pink Summer.

All are H&M polishes that aren't available here at the H&M's in the US. Blue is my most favorite color in the whole wide world and it shares that place with pink that comes in just a smidgen behind. These were the polishes on my wish list that I had the *** by it, and I got ALL the ones from H&M that I wanted (more have since been added lol, but these are to die for). I am one happy woman today :) To be seen SOON! THANKS CATHARINA!


The TraceFace Philes Giveaway

Today The TraceFace Philes is having her 1900th follower giveaway, and its a big giveaway! There are going to be NINE lucky winners!!!!! Click here to enter, and check out what you have a chance to win:

One person will win the Color Club Back to Boho Collection
One person will win the Color Club Foiled Collection
Four people will win Nic's Stick Rainbow's End and Silver-Ella
Three people will win a Grab Bag Polish set of 7 in assorted brands/colors

Nails by Catharina Giveaway

Today one of the first blogs that I ever followed is having a giveaway to celebrate her 200th follower - Catharina over at Nails by Catharina! This giveaway is awesome especially if you are a US resident because its opened internationally and you get goodies that we can't here! Click here to enter the giveaway. Here are the goodies:

Make up store Greta - a great silver holo. I love this.
Isadora City Khaki - a shimmer.
H&M Blue my mind - a fantastic blue creme.
Kicks Cha cha red - a red creme.
Depend 250 - a light grey creme.
Depend 252 - a glitter, bright blue.

Bettina Topaz

Good Morning Babes! Today I have Bettina Topaz for you from the Gems Collection. The formula was good and easy to work with, it did need 3 coats however and dry time was a bit on the long side. I stamped using Bundle Monster plate BM224, Konad special polish in white, and Seche as my top coat. The finish had a glass like finish with micro shimmer, GORG! This color was beautiful but I had a hard time capturing it when I was taking pictures so I will definitely be re-visiting this beauty.

Here's Topaz on it own after painting the previous night. As I previously stated it took forever to dry and even after applying Seche and letting it sit for the normal amount of time that it takes Seche to dry my other Bettina's it STILL got messed up! So I will definitely be swatching this again when I have plenty of time on my hands.

What do you think about Bettina Topaz? Its actually very pretty but I just couldn't get a good picture to save my life. Thanks for stopping by!