Author Archives: Sonja


It’s October now, and this time of year always taps into my right brain. Instead of using that creative energy only for costume-making, I’ll be posting lots of All Hallow’s Eve inspired nail art throughout the month, starting with this … Continue reading

Posted in fall, Halloween, holidays, nail art, seasonal | 6 Comments

Diamond Cosmetics – Don’t Teal My Heart Away

A while back I won Anamaria’s Teal Toes Giveaway at Madness and Polish Collide. Yay! The prize was another awareness-raising polish, Don’t Teal My Heart Away from Diamond Cosmetics, so I thought I better show it to you before September, … Continue reading

Posted in Blue, Green, Teal, Teal Toes | 3 Comments

SpaRitual In Pink 2011 BCA Collection – Swatches & Review

Happy Pink Wednesday everybody! It’s been a while since I’ve taken part in a Pink Wednesday, but today it’s back with SpaRitual’s three polish In Pink Breast Cancer Awareness collection. This year 20% of proceeds from these polishes go to … Continue reading

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Nubar Polished Chic – Fall 2011 Collection Preview

When it comes to reading press releases, I try not to get my hopes up until I’ve seen bottles, or at least trusty swatches. Nubar’s Polished Chic collection preview has definitely peaked my interest though. Check it out: This season, … Continue reading

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SpaRitual Wilde – Swatches & Review

I’m pretty excited about this collection. And about my new lighting set up. You might notice the photos look different from past swatches. I got a photo tent and some daylight lamps, so I can stop chasing the sun from … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Nail Art featuring the SpaRitual Wilde collection

Harry Potter nail art has been all over the polish blogs these past couple weeks in anticipation for the last movie. In case you missed them, here’s a roundup of my favorites: ♥A tribute to Fawkes and allegiance to Dumbledore’s … Continue reading

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SpaRitual Evolve – Swatches & Review

Amidst a slew of bold and bright collections, SpaRitual released a more subdued set for summer 2011. Evolve offers six great options for more conservative settings, like the office or a especially a wedding. The formula is amazing across the … Continue reading

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Zoya Sunshine – Swatches & Review

Time to show you my swatches for the Zoya Sunshine collection, before their fall Smoke & Mirrors set premiers in a couple weeks. All these fall collection press releases are getting way ahead of me. July is just too early … Continue reading

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Zoya Summertime – Swatches & Review

A while back I mentioned that Zoya had a few surprises this summer, the first of which being new matte polishes for summer. The second thing I didn’t expect was to fall in love with this Summertime collection. I figured … Continue reading

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Pink Wednesdays return with Zoya Areej

Hello dahlings! I’ve been loving Zoya recently, and today I have a pink from their new Summertime collection, Areej. I’ll have the rest of the collection up soon. In the meantime, everyone take care of yourselves!

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