Product Reviews by bonniherself

Top/Base Coats - OPI - Pure 18k White Gold & Silver Topcoat

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12 days ago

I picked up a bottle of this for about a third of the usual asking price. I'm glad I didn't pay more. I'm kind of sorry I paid as much as I did. It was a very expensive polish when it first came out, probably because the foil-like glitter is 18k white gold (how that works, I don't know, because real white gold jewellery is plated with rhodium). It also has silver pieces, but I …Read more

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Polishes - F.U.N. Lacquer - Lady Boss

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18 days ago

Well, this is definitely a unique polish, no doubt about that. It's metallic, but also multichrome, but also holo glitter. Yes, all those things. Online swatches really don't do it justice.

The metallic base of this polish ranges from a pink-lavender tinted warm silver through a full on gold, depending on the lighting. And then there's the holo glitter scattered …
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Polishes - Orly - Nail Polish - Turn It Up

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1 month ago

This polish has a clear base and is absolutely packed with bright, multi-coloured confetti style round and hex shaped glitter, ranging from small to medium in size. The colours include saturated (almost neon but not quite) yellow, blue, and green, plus less saturated pink and a bit of orange, and a smattering of small white pieces. I'm actually finding it quite hard to describe this polish …Read more

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Polishes - ZOYA - Nail Polish: PixieDust - Alice

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2 months ago

One of Zoya's Pixie Dust polishes, this is a textured matte glitter. The base is a medium blue-purple that I would call periwinkle. The glitter is pink (fuchsia?) and blue and fairly fine.

Easy to apply, nice consistency, builds to opacity in two coats. Good wear time, even without a top coat (note that a top coat will change the appearance considerably, and Zoya claims you …
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Polishes - Orly - Lacquer - Fifty-Four

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2 months ago

I grabbed this for $2 in a bargain clearance, so at least I'm not a lot out of pocket on this one. This is a specialty top coat, which I could tell by looking at it, and it's about a thousand times prettier in the bottle than on the nail. In the bottle it's a golden shimmer with a strong pink edge. On the nail, it's barely perceptible at one coat, a little more visible at two …Read more

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Polishes - Unlisted Brand - Cirque Colors - Memento Mori

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2 months ago

Memento Mori is a perfect one-coat black creme. Applies like a dream, you can rework it a fair bit without causing any bald spots or streaks, and the finish is gorgeous. I can't say enough good things about this polish. My absolute favorite black polish of all time.

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Polishes - OPI - Nail Lacquer - Christmas Gone Plaid

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7 months ago

A nice, rich, deep green creme that doesn't ever go into off-black the way a lot of dark polishes can do.

Very opaque, and good formula that self-levels. I thought I might get it in one coat, but my brush technique isn't quite good enough. That's all right, though, because the second coat brings out the rich colour fully and smooths into place beautifully …
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Polishes - OPI - Nail Lacquer - Princesses Rule

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7 months ago

First, I'm going to say I have a lot of trouble with pinks. My complexion is pale and cool-toned, with a lot of blue and pink undertones. Some pinks bring out the pink undertones in my skin in very unpleasant ways. I can usually do a raspberry pink, or a coral pink, but, yeah, a lot of pinks are just a lost cause for me. This pink, however, actually works on me, probably because it's …Read more

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Polishes - ZOYA - Nail Polish - Magical Pixie Dust: Bar

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8 months ago

I have a lot of Pixie Dust polishes. I generally like the textures and the quality.

In the bottle, this looks like a glitter-filled champagne. There are some medium sized holographic hex glitters and a lot of smaller glitters, plus a sort of beige sand texture. It looks somewhat prettier in the bottle than on the nail, honestly. It's also a topcoat eater. On the nail it's …
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Polishes - OPI - Electric Eel

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8 months ago

First, I'm not sure how available this polish is any more. I found it from a clearance house that gets "old stock", so I know it's still out there, but it seems to be pretty HTF now. Still, I found it, and I'm wearing it, so I'll review it just because.

The colour of this polish is a lime-to-mint green with flashes of peachy-pink in raking light. I also …
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