Zoya Bela & LynBDesigns The London Season

In a moment of ambivalence, I asked Mr. 'Fiend what color I should paint my nails this week. He said pink, then white-pink when I asked for more specificity. So, I dug out a pale pink I hadn't tried yet: Zoya Bela, which apparently achieved fame as the nail polish featured in Black Swan (which I... Continue Reading →

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LynBDesigns Mind Palace

This is three coats of LynBDesigns Mind Palace, topped with Essie Good to Go top coat, in outdoor natural light: Mind Palace is from LynBDesigns' Sherlock-inspired collection, Baker Street. This one's a beautifully glassy grape-purple jelly loaded with turquoise square glitters; variously sized purple, silver, matte black, and matte white hexes; and matte white diamonds. The... Continue Reading →

Julep Hayley & Julep Rosie

I love beets. There may be other ways to describe Julep Hayley's deep red-purple - say, wine or Bordeaux or cranberry - but beetroot describes this color pretty well. Here's two coats on all fingers, other than Julep Rosie (also two coats) on the ring finger, topped with Essie Good to Go top coat, in direct... Continue Reading →

Julep Celeste

Finally had a chance to paint my nails again. This is three coats of Julep Celeste from January 2016's Julep Maven collection, topped with Essie Good to Go top coat. Indirect natural light: Celeste is a charcoal-gray jelly base loaded with various round/hex iridescent glitters. Julep calls it a “[c]osmic gray iridecent glitter” (sic), which describes... Continue Reading →

LynBDesigns Start with the Riding Crop

Belated swatch from New Year's - LynBDesigns Start with the Riding Crop, from her Sherlock-themed Baker Street collection! (We just watched the Sherlock Christmas special about a week ago - still so good. ❤ Season 4 can't come soon enough!) This is two coats topped with Essie Good to Go top coat in indirect natural... Continue Reading →

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