It’s the weekend, it’s the weekend.
After the AMAZING Alice in Wonderland OPI collection, how could I skip Through the Looking Glass? It just wasn’t an option. However…either I was sleep shopping or I bought based on name – both are equally likely. I ordered the pink and red cremes. The same pinks and reds I have handfuls of bottles of already: Mad for Madness Sake & Having a Big Head Day.
First to make an appearance is Mad for Madness Sake. It’s a fabulous fun fuchsia. It’s great and I love the color – but I have this color several times over. The formula is pretty outstanding – one coat if you’re in a rush, two coats if you absolutely can’t handle visible nail lines or someone will be within a few inches of your hands. Overall – thumbs up.
Conclusion: If you’re building your polish collection – this is an awesome polish. If you’re already a hoarder, pass. In retrospect, I wish I’d ordered the more unique polishes in the collection: What Time Isn’t it?, A Mirror Escape, or Oh My Majesty! Although, I’ll definitely wear this more often than I would those… so maybe I was just being practical.
Even though I’m months behind in swatches, this collection is still very available! So, in case you’re months behind in nail polish purchasing swing by your local OPI retailer to pick up this pretty pink. My suggestion? Head on over to Ulta – they’re currently having a 2 for $16 special on OPI polishes. Considering OPI currently retails for $10, that’s a pretty great deal.
Also worth mentioning, if you’re looking for the absolute best polish comparisons – hit up imabeautygeek.com. The Through the Looking Glass comparisons are pretty amazing. Added bonus? Karen‘s level of sass always makes me laugh. Always.
After a few days pink just wasn’t cutting it for me so I had to add a little sparkle – of course I grabbed Fairy Dust and went to town. Pictures below!
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Stepping out of my nail polish comfort zone for a moment because the Target Beauty Boxes for July are AVAILABLE! You have two options: Fresh & Fabulous and Simply Radiant. Each box is $7.00 and shipping is free! Head on over to Target and order yours now. These sell out QUICK. I’ve gotten two in the […] Continue reading →
First Friday of Summer, y’all! YAAAAAAAS! Wednesday, as I was wrapping up my post and making sure the related links were what I wanted, I came to a terrible realization. I had neglected to post my third and current favorite from Color Club’s 2013 Halo Hues. Yesterday was cloudy and dreary, so today I got up a little (too) […] Continue reading →
I’m sitting here avoiding the last episode of OITNB – so I decided to pop in and say hi :). It is OFFICIALLY summer. I’m so excited! I chose Revvvolution for my last day of school fun mani, but then we had some crazy storms and most of the Richmond metro area was without power […] Continue reading →
As much as part of me hates to admit it, I can’t stop picking up these Kylie x SinfulColors polishes. They’re cute, the price is right, and they are everywhere. There are a handful of collections: First up is King Kylie: Precious Metals & Crown Jewels. All of the King Kylie polishes are part of the SinfulShine line […] Continue reading →
My friends! Surprise! I’m back & for very good reason. Tonight is the premiere of Game of Thrones Season Six. Tell me you’re as excited as I am? Today, I’ve been totally nerding out – I’ve listened to Game of Thrones podcasts, I’m currently rewatching the season 5 finale, and I’m feeling major regret for not […] Continue reading →
I do believe spring is here. To stay. At least in Charlotte. There are even a few flowers blooming. Of course that means it’s time for the essie Resort Collection. Historically the Resort collection is my favorite essie collection of the year. So I went ahead and ordered the mini set so I could try […] Continue reading →
Yessss. It’s bound to be a great day since… it’s a in every four years kind of day. Honestly, I think it’d be more fun to let the season slowly shift over hundreds of years, but if it makes everyone else’s world make sense – who am I to argue. Do you guys even know […] Continue reading →
We’re having a particularly frigid week here in Charlotte. So it’s the perfect time to dream about spring, right? For Spring 2016 deborah lippmann has released 4 new shades in the Gel Lab PRO formula. The collection is called Afternoon Delight and the colors are dreamy! Peaches & Cream is described as a full coverage […] Continue reading →
Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you’re doing something that makes you happy. Here at The Daily Varnish, we’re big fans of the Salon Effects. I’d buy them more often if they weren’t usually in the $10 range. A few weeks ago I shared the Sally Hanson display at my local Walgreen’s that had several of the […] Continue reading →