Revlon Tahitian Coast & Mayan Riviera

Howdie!  Oops, I missed posting yesterday!  Just for that I will show you 2 polishes in one post 😉  I’m also doing this because I can’t stand these polishes and they are no longer in my collection because of it, but thought I would share anyways because someone out there might like them.

Tahitian Coast

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Mayan Riviera

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Both pictures are 2 coats of each polish.  All I can say about the formula, application AND removal of these polishes is “GROSS!”  The formula is thick and gloopy and it gets worse as you are polishing, like instant thickening and drying.  And removal, wow!  I even tried the foil method (with my Julep Party’s Over Glitter Removal caps) and the polish did NOT want to come off.  The, after scrubbing the glitters (after sitting with the caps on for 10 minutes), there was glitter everywhere.  *sigh*  I guess I shouldn’t have had high hopes for these since they are basically a mix of different sized glitters in slightly tinted bases, and they are “drugstore” brand, which I don’t normally have an issue with.  If you like textures similar to Zoya Pixies or Julie G Gumdrops, these are definitely not for you.  The texture of these is SUPER gritty, they catch on everything and I have an all around dislike for them.  They are much prettier in the bottles on the store shelf, and that’s where they should stay if you want my honest opinion.

I did wonder about Mayan Riveria and a glitter gradient with it, so I tried it out over 2 colours (no top coat) – Sinful Colors Exotic Green (left) and Julep Laura (right).  They definitely look much better like this, but because they are so gloopy, I think application would be a pain in the butt to have it look right on all 10 nails.

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Sorry Revlon, this collection is a major fail for me 😦  What do you guys think?  I can’t be bothered to keep these in my collection because I know I will NEVER use them again, and I don’t want to burden someone else with them, so these are headed into the garbage 😥  RIP polishes.

Julep Cameron

Morning lovelies!  Is it hometime yet?  It’s just one of those days where I want to stay in bed snuggled up with my puppydogs cause it’s so miserable outside.

Today I have a swatch from my first day of “Two Weeks of Textures” I did back at the beginning of September – Julep Cameron.

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This is 2 coats of Cameron, a grey-toned lilac purple Stardust texture with some larger hex glitters.  This is a polish I am not too sure about.  I don’t know if it is the colour, or the texture of it.  If you’ve been around for a while you will know that I LOVE texture polishes, but there is just something about the textures with the larger glitters in them that does not appeal to me.  I’m still on the fence with this one, even a month later.  This can be purchased through Julep’s online store.

Recap Jul 30

I’m still here!  It’s been a busy couple weeks, so I apologize for not posting the last few Fridays.  I figure I better post during the week cause it’s been so long!  With less than 70 days till the wedding (EEK!!), there is starting to be more and more stress factors for me.  I feel like there is so much that still needs to be done, but that I can’t do them yet.

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Weekly Recap Jul 7

Hey, hey, hey!  Sorry I didn’t get a post up on Friday.  We had Miss Lexi spayed on Wednesday last week, so I spent Friday keeping an eye on her, making sure she wasn’t being bad and running around like the nut she is.  I must say, she is doing awesome, and if I had gone through what she’s been through, I would be in bed in the fetal position for the next month.  She also had her 2 dew claws on her back feet removed at the same time, so I can only imagine the pain she was in Wednesday night.
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Weekly Recap June 27

Happy Friday!!  It’s the Friday of the Canada Day long weekend and I have been very busy today getting some stuff done around the house, but it’s a beautiful day and that makes it all worth it 🙂

I’m going to recap the manis I did for the week for Tina’s Month of Julep challenge.  I pulled a complete blonde moment and put the wrong polish on for Sunday and it completely screwed up my week, lol!  Let’s get to it, shall we?

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For the Past Two Weeks…

Morning!  *checks the clock* Yep, still morning 😉  I hope everyone has been surviving the last couple weeks.  Sorry I didn’t get a post up last week for a round up of my manis.  I had started this post on Friday, and then all of a sudden it’s already almost lunch time on Sunday – what happened?!?!  I have been working on nails every day, as you can tell by following my Instagram 😉  Let’s get to the round up!

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Back in the Saddle

Alright guys, here’s the plan.  Because I don’t usually work Fridays, I’m going to make sure I post on Fridays, ALWAYS.  If I don’t post, come find me!
I have also decided to dedicate Fridays to pedicures.  It’s sandal season after all, and I want my little piggy toes to get the love they deserve.  I will be posting pedi pictures each week, but I will post them at the end so you don’t have to look at them if you don’t want to 🙂

So, let’s catch up, shall we??
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