ILNP Salem & ILNP Supernova

It’s starting to edge toward spring, but I’m still enjoying my winter 2017 polishes. :] This is ILNP Salem, three coats, except for four coats ILNP Supernova on the ring finger, plus Supernova dabbed in an ombré effect over the tip of the middle finger, all topped with Sally Hansen Miracle Gel top coat. Salem... Continue Reading →


ILNP Cygnus Loop

This week's nails/swatch is ILNP Cygnus Loop, one of ILNP's awesome Ultra Chrome polishes. Eyed this polish (and many others!) for years before finally buying it. It's topped with Sally Hansen Miracle Gel top coat in my photos. Cygnus Loop is an exceptionally shifty multichrome polish that primarily reads as a bright blue-violet on my nails,... Continue Reading →

ILNP Lights Out

So, I finally made my first-ever ILNP order. I’ve been covetously eying their amazing polishes (best holos and multichromes ever!) for years, but I just kept biding my time for some reason. (Then they sent me a 25% off coupon because I’d registered and never bought anything, and I was galvanized to action. Took me long... Continue Reading →

LynBDesigns Oh Captain, My Captain

I had LynBDesigns Oh Captain, My Captain sitting around in my stash for a long time, and I have no idea why I'd forgotten to wear it until now! (This polish is from the October 2014 Spark of Madness collection inspired by Robin Williams.) As usual, two thin coats, topped with Essie Good to Go top coat,... Continue Reading →

Sephora by OPI S-age is Just a Number

S-age is Just a Number is from Sephora's Spice Market collection from fall 2012, and it's since been discontinued (when the Sephora by OPI polishes were completely replaced by Sephora's current Formula X line last year), but it's still one of my favorite gold polishes. I hear it's pretty close to Chanel Peridot, but I don't own... Continue Reading →

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