Tag Archives: Holographic

Picture Polish Bette

Hey there! Today I have a very pretty nail polish to show you. It’s another Picture Polish shade (if you follow me on Instagram, you will know how much I adore Picture Polish!), which I got back in the late summer when they launched 8 or so new shades. This one was part of a collection of four which were ‘re-releases’ (or very similar) of shades originally sold under Ozotic, which, from what I gather, was a sister brand of Picture Polish.

So ‘Bette’ is meant to be a remake of Ozotic 617. They’re pretty much the same in my eyes, although if you want to see for yourself More Nail Polish did a great comparison here.

Picture Polish Bette
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Cirque Cerrillos

Hey there! So… I’ve kind of been gone again for a while… sorry about that! I’m not sure whether I’m back but we’ll take it as it comes. I’ll be honest about why I’ve been gone – I’ve been learning a lot about spirituality and consciousness and it makes me feel a bit disillusioned with products, material items and values etc which is, to say the least, at odds with the very premise of my blog. But I have still been enjoying wearing nail polish (as you will know if you follow me on Instagram) so I wanted to share one of my recent favourites with you all.

Cirque isn’t a brand I’ve taken much notice of until I saw their Heritage Collection, which is a nice summery line-up of holographic colours. If you didn’t know, Cirque nail polishes are lightly scented with lavender and clary sage. This scent is obvious at first but lessens with topcoat, and I can’t tend to smell it after the first couple of hours.

Cirque Cerrillos
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Tami Beauty Lady of Lomond

Hello! I’m back with a new brand to show you all. Say hello to ‘Tami Beauty‘, a Scottish nail brand that also specialises in health, beauty and fitness advice. I was lucky enough to be sent one of their new polishes to try, and with excitement I chose ‘Lady of Lomond’. From what I understand, Tami Beauty is an independent (‘indie’) nail brand, but unlike many indie brands, they are actually made in a factory. They are 3-free and cruelty free, so no qualms there!

If you’ve watched my Boyfriend Tag video, you will know that my family used to take annual holidays into the depths of Scotland, as well as to the Hebrides. We would always stop off at Luss, which is on the bank of Loch Lomond, on the way up. It’s become somewhat of a haven for me, especially because at the height of my anxiety it provided an escape from the normal stresses that were going on at the time, and so it gives me strong feelings of peace and dare I say it… ZEN! So I was super excited to try a polish named after one of my favourite places in the world.

Tami Beauty Lady of Lomond
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Smitten Polish Not Your Mama’s Easter Grass

Hey everyone! 🙂 I have a really unique nail polish to show you today. You may have spied it in my May Favourites video – and yes I have since bought a back up! These days I have so many nail polishes, they actually have to really catch my eye for me to buy them – I rarely buy drugstore polishes for this reason. Hence the ever-pulsing indie obsession…!

I’ve been looking for this shade of green in a nail polish since I first got into it back in 2010 – I’ve always loved quirky stand-out polish colours. Hope you enjoy this one too!

Smitten Polish Not Your Mama's Easter Grass
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China Glaze Electra Magenta

Hey girls 🙂 sorry I’ve been away a while… as per usual it’s the work-blog-life balance that I’ve been treading carefully for a while that went off course, so I had to take a little break! Because of this I actually missed the A-Z Series posting day, so I’m catching up tonight. This one is a polish beginning with ‘E’. I’m finding that each week I seem to find loads of polishes beginning with the next week’s letter, but as soon as the next week comes around I can’t find any beginning with that letter! I think I might be going a bit loopy! Oh and by the way… I shortened my nails a LOT this weekend so there will be some pictures from pre-cull… but these ones are shorties 🙂

I chose China Glaze Electra Magenta, which is from the Tronica Collection circa 2011! I still find this collection exciting because I’d just started blogging, and only really started finding out about China Glaze and OPI and all the US salon brands, and I remember the excitement of finding an entire world of nail polish!

China Glaze Electra Magenta
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