Thanks to Barielle My City Apartment I’ve had gray nails on the brain. I’m in the process of cleaning out my stash and I ran across Lock and Load. I’d never used it mostly because it’s a gray nail polish. It just doesn’t seem that exciting. But once I got Lock and Load on the nail I was in nail polish love.
Lock and Load is a blue leaning gray creme. No, it’s not the most interesting color ever. But! On the nail it looks like a modern twist on a neutral nail. I love it.
As always with Pistol polish polishes the formula is lovely. I used just two coats on my swatches.
For more info on PISTOL polish check out their website. If you are a fellow Charlottean PISTOL polish can be found at The Boulevard at South End.
Make sure to check out the swatches under the jump.
I hope I’m not alone in my love of gray nail polish!
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Prepare to run, not walk, to your nearest Orly retailer because you are going to not want, but NEED this polish in your collection. Believe it or not, Mirrorball is from Orly’s holiday 2014 collection; Sparkle. The name of the collection is appropriate as the collection contains 6 glitter polishes. Mirrorball was love at first […] Continue reading →
It’s Thursday and Auburn is playing tonight and it’s weird. But hey, I have no control over the schedule so I’m just going with it! This is the manicure I wore to the last Charlotte Auburn Club watch party and I just love it. The clean lines and color blocking are different form my Auburn […] Continue reading →
Earlier this week I went to Rite Aid to take advantage of their 40% off NYC Cosmetics sale. I use the Smooth Skin foundation as my every day foundation and use several of their other products so I stocked up. While I was there I noticed the NYC City Samba collection display. While we’ve already […] Continue reading →
Pixi sure knows how to celebrate their birthday! For their 15th birthday Pixi created Crystal Champagne. It is a lovely rose gold glitter that is a mix of chunky pink glitter and smaller gold glitter. In the bottle this glitter really does look like champagne! Application was fairly easy though this glitter is on the […] Continue reading →
Yippie! OPI’s Fall collections always make me happy. I love the destination/location based themes the most. The Nordic Collection for Fall 2014 has been out for over a month, but I had trouble narrowing down my choices. I finally decided on Can’t aFjörd Not To and Skating on Thin Ice-Land. I have my eye on […] Continue reading →
This is a LONG overdue post. When I heard about the Sally Hansen Tripe Shine Palm Beach Jellies I was SO EXCITED. I never really got into the OPI Sheer Tints so I had nothing like these jellies in my collection. I ordered the entire collection and was eagerly waiting so I could play with […] Continue reading →
The weather here this week, while cooler, has been quite drab and dreary. I blame that for picking this nail polish out to wear on a whim. I’ve had My City Apartment for a while but I always forget how awesome gray nails can be. My City Apartment is a light cool toned gray with […] Continue reading →
Oh my gosh I’m in nail polish love. This is another polish I wasn’t all that enthusiastic about. Honestly, in the bottle, it looks like China Glaze Midnight Mission which I adore (it’s seriously a gorgeous polish) but I was hoping for something new. Wow, was I wrong! Harlem Nocturne is nothing like China Glaze […] Continue reading →
It’s finally starting to feel a bit like fall here in Charlotte which is good, not only because I’m over the hot weather, but because I’m really getting into fall nail polish collection. Essie’s Dress To Kilt collection is my current favorite for fall. I absolutely loved Style Cartel, Fall In Line and Partner in […] Continue reading →