Sally Hansen Sugar Shimmer Work of Tart, with Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Top Coat

Today's swatch is Sally Hansen Work of Tart, from the Sugar Shimmer collection. I wanted to try out the Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Top Coat with a non-Miracle-Gel polish, to see if I'd get the same excellent durability, so I used the top coat over Work of Tart. Here's two coats Work of Tart and one coat... Continue Reading →


Sally Hansen Miracle Gel B Girl & top coat | Face-off: Julep Paris vs. Nicole by OPI Lips Are Dripping Honey

This post is kind of a two-birds-one-stone kind of deal. CVS recently gave me a coupon to try out Sally Hansen's new Miracle Gel polishes, so I decided to go ahead and give them a shot. After all, I'd read some good things about these polishes. I was pretty intrigued by the promise of gel-like... Continue Reading →

Orly Smolder & Revlon I’m Electro

I guess I wasn't surprised that my Independence Day nails chipped quickly, since Milani polishes don't seem very durable on me. Milani White took a beating almost as soon as I put it on and looked pretty bad by the second day, so I had to redo all of my nails except for the accent nails. Here's... Continue Reading →

Happy Independence Day!

I went for a sort of glittery graffiti/paint-splatter effect for Independence Day: In natural light: Ring: Julep Savoy (desaturated gold chrome, two coats), Julep Fireworks (sparse coverage silver, red, and blue multi-sized glitters in a clear base; one coat), Julep Diamond Theory (dense coverage gold and copper multi-sized glitters in a clear base, one thin coat)... Continue Reading →

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