I have some seriously exciting news today. Kiko has opened an online store for the US! If you aren’t familiar with Kiko, it’s a European cosmetics brand with FABULOUS nail polish. I’ve been aching to try some of their make up products, but haven’t gotten the chance yet. Everything is well within the drugstore price range and they have fairly regular sales. Currently, there is an entire section listed 50% off, free gift box with purchase, and free shipping with orders over $35. But here’s the best news…
GOLDEN TIFFANY IS IN STOCK! So many of you commented on my 2014 favorites post about Golden Tiffany (834) – it’s not listed on the Kiko UK site anymore, but it is listed on the US site.
In honor of the reemergence of Golden Tiffany, I decided to post the pink version: Golden Rose. Golden Rose is beautiful. Light pink so packed with golden microshimmer that it looks coral at times. It’s a polish that just speaks for itself. It’s perfect. I used three coats.
I have more than a handful of Kiko polishes to show you, I’ve held off so far because until now, they were pretty hard to get unless you were a. in Europe or b. had a fabulous polish pal to send you goodies (like me!). To tide you over, here are our previous Kiko posts.
I’ve tried both the regular Nail Lacquer & the Quick Dry and both retail for $3.90 on the Kiko website. I’m totally crushing on the Cupcake Nail Lacquer & Fancy Top Coat polishes – 1.90 each!
If you go check out the Kiko website – I’d love to know which polishes and/or products catch your eye.
Swatches below! The first two swatches are in direct sunlight, late afternoon sun and the third was in my lightbox.
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This is a polish called Whiteboard but SinfulColors describes it as chalk white. The irony! Anyhow. Whiteboard is from SinfulColors’ Chalk-Board Diaries collection that consists of 10 demi matte polishes. Three, including Whiteboard, are exclusive to Walgreens. SinfulColors is spot on with their description of this polish; chalk white. There is no shimmer or sheen […] Continue reading →
So far there are only 2 phrases that involve ‘bae’ that I think are ok. One involves biscuits and grave. The other? A manicure featuring OPI Snow Globetrotter, of course. I was wearing butter LONDON Lady Muck which is an absolutely gorgeous polish but I thought Snow Globetrotter would look absolutely amazing over it. So, […] Continue reading →
I keep wanting to call this shattered sea shells. I mean, if the Sea Glass had to be broken, why wouldn’t the sea shells be shattered? WHY? Since I’m complaining about silly things… have I mentioned how much I hate the Funky Fingers bottle? Well, I do. Maybe not hate, but it can be so […] Continue reading →
I am more than happy to never set foot in a school setting again. But, even still, I love back to school season. Not only does it mean college football is just around the corner but it also means a slew of new products. For back to school SinfulColors realeased all kinds of new polishes […] Continue reading →
I’m not even gonna lie. I thought I was going to hate this polish SO MUCH. In the bottle it looks like a yellowy green gross mess. So it just hung around my Melmer since last fall when Gondola Ride was released with the fall 2014 Jetsetter collection. Barielle describes Gondola Ride as a creamy […] Continue reading →
Ready for another fabulous demi-matte from SinfulColors? I thought so! I loveloveloved Chalk it Up so a few days ago I decided that I needed a post workout reward (any excuse will do), so I stopped by Walgreen’s and picked up A-Crush. When I first scanned the display, I filed A-Crush under “pastel blue.” It’s […] Continue reading →
You know what’s worth celebrating? 100 years of the iconic Georgia green Coke bottle. And a caffeine break. Last summer OPI released their Icons of Happiness collaboration with Coke (aka the ultimate collaboration). Coca-Cola Red from that collection quickly became my favorite red polish. So I was very excited to learn along with repromoting last […] Continue reading →
Dear Sand Tropez, Hey. I think I owe you an apology. We had a thing four years ago…and I said some pretty nasty things. You didn’t deserve it. I’m sorry. Love, Katie So, this polish. We have a history. Sand Tropez was originally released as part of the Essie 2011 Spring Collection that also included […] Continue reading →
Last weekend I did a girls night out. It involved tacos, hanging out at a rooftop bar in uptown Charlotte and even riding Charlotte’s new street car. Of course I couldn’t show up without rocking a manicure with a little glitter. As I was flipping through the latest Avon catalog I spotted a manicure they […] Continue reading →