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Jamberry – Teal the Show

It’s my first snow day of the school year – so I get to sit in my jammies and paint my nails and edit photos. Let’s celebrate!

In case you missed my last post, I decided to become a Jamberry Independent Consultant. Horray!? We’ll see. At any rate, I’m having fun and I’m excited about my nails again. So that’s good news for you – I think.

Teal the Show was the very first “nail lacquer” I ordered from Jamberry. I had to see how their holo polish held up to my standards. It was a $15 Black Friday special as it normally retails for $18. Did I buy it on Black Friday? No. I paid $18 for this baby.

The application was good, I used three thin coats and bam – my nails were full of holographic sparkly wonder. Teal comes off as both scattered and linear holo – it’s not a super strong linear holo – but when it hits the right light BAM. It’s gorgeous. I wore this for an entire week – an unintentional wear test. You guys know me, I don’t wear anything long enough to wear test, but I loved this so much.

So, real talk. Is this an awesome polish? Yes. Will I wear it all the time? Yes. Is it worth $15 or $18? Ehh. My holo experience is limited to GOSH Holographic Hero & my beloved Color Club halo hues – and in my opinion, those are going to be easier on your bank account. That being said, I’ll still likely order any future holo polishes.  I’d love to get my hands on an older one, Showtime.

Side Note: I’ve been looking HARD at buying some polishes from ILNP – so if you’ve tried them, let me know! They seem to have the most beautiful holos in pretty much every color imaginable and the price is right -$10.

Teal the Show is currently sold out and not expected to be restocked, but I really wanted it to share it with you PLUS I did a wear test and I’m pretty sure I should get some sort of crown or sash or trophy for that.

Lots of pictures below! If you’d like to shop with me head on over to kjohnston.jamberry.com. I have some fun snow day specials on my facebook page! Valid today only, unless of course I get a second snow day tomorrow. XO.

Happy Monday!

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Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro – Love Hangover

Where does the time go? Fall is slipping through my fingers and I’d be doing you a complete disservice if I didn’t review some of the beauties from Deborah Lippmann’s Fall 2016 Collection: After Midnight. One of my favorite things about Deborah Lippmann is that she shares the inspiration behind each collection and I adore the […] Continue reading →

OPI – Mad for Madness Sake

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 […] Continue reading →

Color Club – Halo-graphic

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 →

Color Club – Revvvolution

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 →

SinfulColors – Karma

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 →

Sally Hansen Miracle Gel – Game of Chromes

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 →

OPI – Suzi Nails New Orleans

YAY! It’s time! OPI Spring/Summer 2016 Collection! I’m in love with the idea of OPI’s New Orleans collection. You see, I’d never been to New Orleans until a few years ago when I went for a long weekend with my not-any-more-boyfriend. I had an amazing time. I really did. New Orleans absolutely swept me off my feet. If I didn’t love […] Continue reading →

Zoya – Yves

Good morning, beauties! Today is best kind of Monday – I have a snow day! I’ve been home for 4 days. Yesterday my over ambitious neighbors were digging out there cars, but I didn’t want to mess up my nails. Maybe I’ll get around to it today, but I’m really hoping for another snow day tomorrow. […] Continue reading →