Zoya Wishes Collection Swatches

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Zoya sent me the 2014 Wishes Collection to swatch and show you! This collection consists of a creme, two metallics, and three pixie dusts! I’m very pleased with this collection as I think it’s a unique twist on a holiday collection. (Wha??? I holiday collection without red and green! You bet!) All swatches shown are two coats.



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Pamela (not Jason!) Vorhees Nail Art

Happy Thursday! Today’s nail art is another for this month’s Challenge Your Nail Art prompt! Today’s prompt is “Halloween Villains”. I went with a Friday the 13th theme since I already did Michael Meyers on Monday. ;) I was going to say that I did a Jason Vorhees mani, but as any horror fan knows, the real killer was Jason’s mother, Pamela Vorhees! So this is a Pamela Vorhees mani!

I started with two coats of OPI My Vampire is Buff.



Then, I splattered OPI Red Hot Rio on. Rio was the perfect choice for blood because it has a crelly finish. And if blood was a nail polish, I’m sure it would be a crelly!!


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CDB Lacquer Colors of the Wind Collection

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Today, I have the CDB Lacquer Colors of the Wind Collection for you! CDB Lacquers sent me 7 mini bottles from the collection to swatch for you! You can find these on CDB Lacquer’s Store Envy site where regular size bottles are $8 and petite/mini is $6. Cheyenne, the owner of CDB Lacquers, has this to say about the collection:

The inspiration for this collection and the names is my heritage, Native American culture as well as nature itself. I did this collection for my mother because anything native American related is a passion we share.

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CDB Lacquer Pure Soul

Pure Soul reminds me of mint  chocolate chip ice cream! Yum yum!! It also reminds me of the turquoise stone frequently used in Native American jewelry. This is three coats. Pure Soul is a light teal (almost Tiffany Blue) with tiny gold flakies.





CDB Lacquer Tranquility

Tranquility is the color of a skinny vanilla latte. It is a light sand with a lovely, subtle holo. This is three thin coats.




CDB Lacquer Sacred Sun

Sacred Sun is a major winner. This one is blowing my mind. It’s a light pink with a serious golden duo-chrome. Er mer gerd. I  can’t get enough of this one. It’s so gorgeous and will be amazing as a base for some nail art! (Yes, this is foreshadowing…Hint…hint….hint) This is two coats.





CDB Lacquer Sunsweet Berries

Sunsweet Berries is a deep purple holo. This is another favorite of mine from the collection. (Hmm….my favorites are always pinks and purples…I think I have a problem…) This was two coats. This one was a touch on the thick side, but nothing that wasn’t workable. You’ll just want to use smooth, gentle strokes. (…Keep it PG, people.)





CDB Lacquer Mother Earth

 Mother Earth is a milk chocolate color that reminds me of a latte…but a latte with more espresso in it than Tranquility. :P This is three thin coats.




CDB Lacquer Hidden Oak

Hidden Oak is a gorgeous evergreen color. This is a color that will be fantastic for holiday manicures! This is three thin  coats.




CDB Lacquer Warrior Spirit

Warrior Spirit is a rich red with holographic shimmers. This is three coats.



What do you think of the CDB Lacquers Colors of the Wind Collection?

Thanks again to CDB Lacquers for sending me these to review!

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Pumpkin Faces for Challenge Your Nail Art!

Today’s art is for the Challenge Your Nail Art October challenge! Today’s prompt is pumpkin faces! I started with two coats of China Glaze Flip Flop Fantasy and put on two coats of China Glaze Ghoulish Glow. Once dry, I used Konad Special Black and Cici&Sisi Halloween Plate to make the pumpkin faces. I did use these faces in a previous post’s design but I liked them so much that I used them again!

I’m going to show you the glow in the dark picture first! Because I think it looks so cool! And kinda creepy…especially that face with the sharp teeth!


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