Happy Labor Day! I was wandering around Ulta Saturday (shocking), looking for a back to school treat for myself and I kept looking at Zoya’s Summer 2014 Magical PixieDust display. I went back and forth between Bar and Ginni. Bar appealed to my love of the beach – it instantly reminded me of impossibly sparkly sand. I figured, what better way to send off summer in style than with a beautiful & sparkly summer polish?
I’ve tried and loved Zoya’s PixieDust polishes; NYX is THE polish that completely changed my attitude about textured polish. Bar is my first Magical PixieDust – it’s a warm nude polish with a sprinkling of holographic dust and large glitter. The effect is breathtaking.
A glittery nude topaz
A glittery nude topaz
Application was typical for a textured polish.: It’s best to build up your look using several thin coats. I used 3 coats for Bar and I’m really happy with the finished look. It dried to a matte finish quite quickly. I really love contrast of the matte texture with the pops of holographic glitter. Bar is the most textured polish I’ve come across. If you’re on the fence already about textured polishes, this may not be the line for you. Lucky for me, I don’t mind at all!
Zoya’s Magical PixieDust polishes retail for $10. You can also pick up the Summer Trio for $30 over on ZOYA.com.
Make sure to take a peak below & enjoy your Labor Day!
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TODAY IS THE DAY! Auburn plays their first football game of the season today against Arkansas and I am so freaking excited, y’all. The Charlotte Auburn Club has watch parties at Heist Brewery and you better believe I’ll be there decked out in Auburn themed everything. To celebrate the beginning of the SEC football season […] Continue reading →
Just for the record I have no interest in dogsleds. Even if it is a hybrid. Dogsleds mean snow and well, I don’t do snow. (I said that in my best Alabama accent). But, if I did have a (hybrid) dogsled it might be the color of this polish. My Dogsled is a Hybrid is, […] Continue reading →
Today is a great day. I saw the elusive neighborhood squirrel this morning and I also found my perfect autumn red for 2014. Between the cherry shades of summer and the vampy shades of winter, this Essie reminds me of fall sunsets, apples, crunchy leaves, and pumpkin…everything. Dress to Kilt, the namesake polish of their […] Continue reading →
Almost always the first polish I try from any collection is the purple polish. My addiction to nail polish started because of purple polish. But for some reason Jacaranda Flower got lost in the mix when I received the NYC City Samba collection. Jacaranda Flower is a medium blue based purple creme. The color, though […] Continue reading →
I introduce you to the reason I had to try Crabtree & Evelyn nail polishes; Black Tulip. I saw the promo image for this polish and HAD to have it. I was persistent and I’m glad I was. Black Tulip did not disappoint! Crabtree & Evelyn’s description of Black Tulip is truly a work of […] Continue reading →
It’s an exciting day! I’m rocking my first polish from essie’s Dress to Kilt Collection for Fall 2014! It’s going to be an amazing day, I just know it. The official essie description put me in such an awesome mood when I first read it: Want to start trouble? Don this punchy, fresh taupe with […] Continue reading →
This manicure came to be because I was wearing PISTOL polish True Grit, I’ve Got It and loved it. But, despite the fact that True Grit is textured AND metallic I found it to be a bit on the boring side in terms of the color. The easy way to fix this problem is obviously […] Continue reading →
Y’all. It is so hot! I know it’s August. And I live in the South. BUT IT’S SO HOT! Thanks to the weather my brief foray into fall polishes has come to a halt. Paradise in the Tropics is from the Barielle summer 2014 The Keys collection. I love this collection because there is so […] Continue reading →
Broadway and deborah lippmann go hand in hand in the nail polish world. She did a mini set based on Wicked so I was hardly shocked to learn the name of this polish was Lullaby of Broadway. From the fall 2014 New York Marquee collection, Lullaby of Broadway is what deborah lippmann is calling a […] Continue reading →