This color is so much perfection in a bottle. Formula great, shimmer great, dry time great.
I have Pure Pearlfection, As Gold As It Gets and Shine of the Times. Pure Pearlfection is by far my favorite. It's delicate and twinkly and looks great for "winterizing" cremes! Shine of the Times is a gorgeous dense red/green/gold shifting flaky polish. The only complaint is on As Gold As it Gets, the flakes are very small and not as dense as I would like.
Well, its hard to say if I would or wouldn't buy these again. I said yes, because the quality of the product is good! But for me, I like to change polish frequently and the cost of these makes me cringe to only wear them a day. They would be GREAT for a vacation/business trip, etc. when you need something that will last through the entire time. There is a bit of a learning curve to getting them on correctly, but it isn't a steep one. And some of the patterns are completely adorable!
Lansinoh is fabulous! For lips, heels, cuticles, its just wonderful. It's only downfall is the greasy/stickiness that stays around a little while and that it stains fabric. But it makes skin look and feel fantastic!
Well, I do get the dreaded SV shrinkage...but still, I can't quit this product due to its amazing drying time. It's my booty call of the polish world, when I start a mani with no time, its the one I call on to get the job done! When time is no issue, I use Poshe, no shrinkage there...but it just doesn't dry with the same speed!
Top/Base Coats -Poshe - Super-Fast Drying Top Coat
scarymonster742 3/4/2012 10:30:00 PM
My favorite top coat. It dries quickly, and shiny, yet never shrinks my polish. It doesn't smell nearly as strongly as other quick drying top coats, and is B3F, too!
I got this because so many people seem to love it! I guess its a body chemistry thing, but it did not work for me at all. My polish peeled off in sheets every time I used it. And it stained my nails an orangey color.
Treatments -Unlisted Brand - Salon Sciences Instant Artificals : Protect
scarymonster742 3/4/2012 10:27:00 PM
This is my favorite base coat. It adds some thickness and hardness to my nails, but more importantly, it drastically improves my polish wear. It never peels off in sheets, like other base coats I've tried. I'll be buying a lot more of this in the future!
Awesome polish! A periwinkle blue creme that always makes me happy! Formula and wear are both spot-on perfect, too!
Polishes -Essie - Turquoise & Caicos (Resort 2010)
scarymonster742 3/4/2012 10:23:00 PM
I love Essies, but this color was a let down for me. Streaky and runny. Took 4-5 coats to get true to bottle color with no bald spots. Had bad dragging with each coat if not completely dry. It was not a true creme, but not a true jelly, which made it difficult to decide when it was layered to the correct consistency. Beautiful color, but formula needs work.
My favorite polish of all time! Gorgeous blue with a slight periwinkle leaning. Essie polishes wear like iron on me, 5-7 days with no chipping at all. Formula self levels and 2 coats are all that is needed to have a perfect, creamy, smooth, glossy mani!
Gorgeous color, with a nostalgic name. Great formula, 2 coats to match bottle color, self leveling.