Monthly Archives: March 2011

Another Pink Wednesday brought to you by Nubar’s Spring Garden collection

Last Pink Wednesday I showed you Nubar Honeysuckle, and told you to expect the rest of the Spring Garden collection within the coming days. Well, here we are a week later, and no such post. Sorry about that! Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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Pink Wednesday – Nubar Honeysuckle

I had just brushed a top coat over Zoya Elodie, a coral that barely qualifies for On Wednesdays We Wear Pink, when UPS delivered the Nubar Spring Garden collection to my door. (Finally!) So I took out Honeysuckle and Dewdrop, … Continue reading

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Green river water marble

This past weekend, the Chicago River was dyed green by 40 pounds of vegetable dye as a part of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. At first, I was hoping to find a polish in my collection that matched the … Continue reading

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Pink Wednesdays

This may seem strange, but I don’t own very much pink polish.  Although it may be a staple in many nail polish anthologies, in mine it’s an oversight. Most all of my pinks have been accumulated as a part of … Continue reading

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Let me up grade you Giveaway Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered the Let me upgrade you giveaway! The winner will receive an Eye for the Find art glass nail file, along with a couple EcoTools goodies. The Wizard at has spoken . . . … Continue reading

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Zoya lavenders comparison

Since ordering the Intimate collection, I now have Zoya’s three pastel purples in my stash, and thought I would post a comparison. This post is less for the sake of dupe hunting, and more to provide a reference for choosing … Continue reading

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Zoya Intimate – Swatches & Review

You might feel like you’ve seen a thousand swatches for these by now. But if you still feel the need for yet another take, here we go . . . Intimate is a great collection. Six distinct colors compliment each … Continue reading

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Wanna see my undies?

About a week ago, Kirsten from Glitta Gloves put forth a challenge to create a lingerie-inspired mani. Pretty fun right? Here’s mine: I used Ginger+Liz Not On The First Date for the base, and SpaRitual Reveal Yourself for the lace … Continue reading

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A messy girl’s Mardi Gras mani

We’re getting close to Mardi Gras, and those New Orleans’ Carnival colors have been on the brain, just begging to get mashed together in a mani. Problem is I am in no way a nail art aficionado. But I do … Continue reading

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