I mentioned in my post on essie Cabana Boy that the beauty section at my local CVS was going under a bit of an overhaul. Well, one of the things they added was the new 1 Step WonderGel line to the existing wet n wild display.
For the longest time I was a huge fan of wet n wild nail polish. But, as the years pasted, the rest of the nail polish world moved forward and wet n wild was a bit stagnant. So I was very excited about the release of this line.
Thanks to my love of red nail polish (and the fact that it is included in the wet n wild Wild At Heart Valentine’s display…) I went straight for Crime of Passion. The polish is AMAZING. Not only is it a fantastic cherry red creme the formula is outstanding.
Though wet n wild claims this is a 1 step nail polish I did use 2 coats in my swatches. I also used a base coat (Orly Bonder) because….red nail polish.
I want to do a wear test with this polish because wet n wild claims up to 2 weeks of wear. My nails still looked awesome on day 4 and currently I have Crime of Passion on my toes and it is wearing incredibly well.
Under the jump I included some information from wet n wild on the 1 Step WonderGel line as well as swatches of Crime of Passion.
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I don’t know if y’all have heard but the Super Bowl is coming. The Carolina Panthers and I happen to share a hometown. Charlotte is buzzing with Super Bowl hype. Right down to my local grocery store meat counter. While I’m not a big NFL fan I do hope the Panthers win. It’d be great […] Continue reading →
My local CVS is going through a bit of an overhaul in the beauty department. They are finally going to start carrying NYX (hooray!) but it seems they got rid of Rimmel. Anyhow, it’s still a work in progress. Remarkably I ran across the essie Retro Revival collection among the mess. There was no display…the […] Continue reading →
This week has just been blah so far. Between being out of town last week, then the over hyped ice storm and the Panthers games this week is just a huge let down. What solves that problem? GLITTER. Of course. Spazmatic was originally released in 2012 and is a really fun glitter. I like the mix […] Continue reading →
The city of Charlotte has lost its collective mind. Charlotte isn’t exactly what I would call a good sports town. But the Carolina Panthers are in the NFC Championship and the buzz around town is amazing. The bars are packed every Sunday and there are Panthers flags on houses and cars. Even though I’d hardly […] Continue reading →
My local CVS had Valentine’s Day stuff out before Christmas (seriously) but now that it’s the middle of January I’m ready to face the fact that Valentine’s Day is around the corner. I’ve always really liked Valentine’s Day. So, of course, I’ve already made plans. The boy and I are going the Charlotte Symphony for […] Continue reading →
There are 2 things that immediately come to mind when I see ‘Milky Way’. One, is of course, the candy bar. The other is Drops of Jupiter by Train. Seriously…I had that song stuck in my head the entire time I was wearing this polish! Anyhow. Perhaps I should starting thinking about this nail polish […] Continue reading →
The essie Retro Revival collection has landed. And the hype surrounding the collection is something I haven’t seen in the nail polish world in ages. Granted, the vast majority of the hype is about one polish; Starry Starry Night. But there are 5 other polishes in the collection. I picked up the mini set so […] Continue reading →
Happy New Year! I had a fantastic time ringing in the New Year (I even managed to post the required drunk NYE selfie AND my manicure) and am really looking forward to 2016. I have a feeling it’s going to be a great year. But, before we move on to 2016 lets take a look back some […] Continue reading →
Every now and then we can all use a little nailspiration, am I right? I was in a bit of a rut when I was browsing Pinterest and essie posted this lovely manicure they called ‘festive fringe’. I’m always looking for new ways to use glitter top coats and since I had both of the […] Continue reading →