Today’s mani

Hi Beauties

After much debate I decided to go for ‘Fiji’ which was so disappointing, it’s very very sheer, takes ages to dry and smells terrible, but thanks everyone for the feedback it really means a lot to me.

Today I redid my nails with MUA’s ‘Bright Pink’ after the Sinful Colors mishap, I’m hoping it’s just a bad batch because I really do like the colour. On the other hand ‘Bright Pink’ is very pigmented, opaque in one coat and is very long wearing.

Love it, a big thanks to Sarah for the fantastic pic of one of my fave polishes.

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Thanks for reading my lovelies,

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

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Polish In December

Hi Beauties

Now that January is here, I can do a polish in December post. These are the polished I wore throughout the month of December, it was pretty busy for me so there aren’t as many as I would have liked, but here goes…

The first polish was ‘Star Watch’ from Revlon, it’s a magnetic polish with a deep brown based purple undertone to it, the magnetic effect this polish gives is really quite lovely, thank you to rougebeauty for the perfect swatches.

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My second polish to adorns nails in December was Rimmel’s ‘Cupcake Pink’it’s quite a sheer baby pink shade with very good lasting power.

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‘Full Metal Jacket’ from NYC is one of my all time fave metallic polishes, it’s cheap and has such an amazing shine. A huge thank you to kittynoir for the stunning swatches.

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‘Ginger Melon’ from Revlon is another fave of mine, some people might say it’s purely a spring/ summer colour but I wear it on my nails all year round, it’s a very bright orange based pink that smells lovely once it’s dried, although the scent didn’t stay on my nails for as long as it normally does, I dunno why :@, a huge thank you to kickarseredlips for the lovely swatches.

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The finale polish I wore in 2014 was another one by Revlon, it’s such a fantastic brand I love love love their formulae, unlike NYC’s ‘Full Metal Jacket’ which has a very subtle rose gold tint to it, ‘Silver Dollar’ is a true silver shade with a pretty shimmer finish, a big thank you to macyxmakeup for the beautiful swatches.

And a massive thank you to all of my Beauties who read and support my blog, you really don’t know what it means to me. I hope you enjoyed this post, they’ll be plenty more for 2015 :).

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

Essie: Sure Shot or Jamaica Me Crazy

Hi Beauties

I have another decision to make, I’m building up my nail polish collection and was wondering which Essie polish I should pick this time, last time I went for Essie’s ‘Boom Boom Room’ as it got the most votes, so thanks for helping me choose I couldn’t have done it without you all.

This time the choice is between two pinky plum toned shades:

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Which do you think I should add to my collection http://m.shop.nordstrom.com/s/essie-resort-collection-sure-shot-nail-polish/3306673? Or http://nails.allwomenstalk.com/flirty-and-fun-nail-polishes-for-valentines-day/8/

As you can see these colours are very close and very pretty, Please help me choose.

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

Orly Smoke Collection

Hi Beauties

I hope your pleased with last nights ‘One lovely blog award’ nominations, they were very hard nominations to make.

This morning I was browsing tumblr and I came across a lovely polish by Orly that was from the ‘Smoky Collection’, so i wanted to give you my throughs on the collection as a whole.

The first is ‘Smoked Out’ the name is quite deceiving as it brings to mind a black or grey toned polish, but ‘Smoked Out’ Is something else altogether, it is the most stunning deep green I have ever seen, in my opinion it’s still second to Revlon’s ‘Rain Forest’ but it is still an amazing colour, the metallic micro glitters give it a very mysterious look, like something out of a fairy tale.

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‘Highlight’ is a pale grey shade that is perfect for the ultimate nude manicure, but in other respects it is a very basic shade, one to be worn with jeans, a T-shirt and your converse.

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‘Darkest Shadow’ is another stunning polish, it has a deep base with copper and red glitters running throughout it. This polish is definitely different, to me this is the perfect shade for bonfire night it reminds me of the blazing orange bonfire against the smoky black night sky, love it.

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Orly’s ‘Brush It On’ is to me a shade that is perfect for Halloween, ‘Brush It On’ is the perfect fall burnt orange shade it has a stunning orange base with burnt orange and silver glitter within it. I did a post on burnt autunm oranges with this polish would fit perfectly into, it looks like I’ve found my go to orange polish for fall 2015.

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‘Edgy’ is again a pretty polish that couldn’t be better suited to the colder months, it has beautiful bronze and silver glitters that sit so perfectly on a deep brown toned base, ‘Edgy’ is perfect for both autumn and winter and for some reason reminds me of a snow covered wood.

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‘Blend’ is a brown based purple shade, again this is one that reminds me of bonfire night but this time of the morning after when fog hangs thick in the air and everything appears to be covered in a faint purple haze, this is such a basic polish yet it is beautiful in its own right.

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Thanks for reading Beauties I hope you enjoyed this post, I know I enjoyed writing it the ‘Smoke Collection’ has to be one of my all time favourites from Orly, come back soon for more,

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

O.P.I Majestic Mustangs

Hi Beauties

I was playing on ‘Forza Horizon 2’ last night and as I was driving around to world looking for my next barn find a group of Ford Mustangs passed me, which got me thinking yet again about blog post ideas.

It was O.P.I’s ‘Mustang Collection’ (obv) sprung to mind, not only does the collection have an awesome theme and lovely packaging it also has some amazing colours to choose from.

The first polish that caught my eye in this collection was ‘Angel With A Lead Foot’ not only does the name describe me perfectly when it comes to driving (one reason I don’t) but it’s such a beautiful crisp clean shade, it looks as classy on the nails as it does on the car.

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‘Girls Love Ponies’ is a very vibrant bright pink shade, I couldn’t really imagine this looking good on any kind of Mustang, but it makes a pretty eye catching manicure.

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‘Queen Of The Road’ is the darkest shade of the collection, it is a beautiful moody black shade with a shimmery finish and silver micro glitter add a touch of elegance to your already stunningly moody mani.

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’50 Years Of Style’ to me is a shade that screams 1920s sophistication, it is a beautiful gold polish with a gloss finish, it would look perfect with a sleek white gown, for that o so sophisticated dinner party.

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‘Red Race’, although the name of this polish leaves little to the imagination, it is in fact a very vibrant red, it has an orange base which is what gives it such a bright tone, in my opinion this polish would look fantastic paired with a lovely golden tan or even on the high way, how says your manicure can’t match your Mustang.

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For me ‘the Sky’s The Limit’ is a bit of a dud, I’m not that keen on blue polishes as some of you may know, but this ocean, sky blue shade is not one that I would associate with a powerful american muscle car, or a horse for that matter, this shade belongs on a Citroen or even a Toyota not on a Ford Mustang and nowhere near my nails.

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I hope you all enjoyed reading this post beauties and there’s plenty more to come,

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

‘Holiday Wishes’ From Sinful Colors

Hi Beauties

As many of you know Revlon has always been my favourite nail polish brand, but for me Revlon is sometimes a little too expensive, polishes start at £6.00 and can sell for as high as £10.00 a bottle. When my budget can’t stretch to Revlon’s prices I can still get my polish fix, from none other than Sinful Colors, they have a fantastic formula, a huge array of shades to choose from and they only retail for £1.99 a bottle and I think you’ll agree that’s an absolute bargain.

Since Christmas is just around the corner Sinful Colors have bought out there ‘Holiday Wishes’ collection, which features stunning blue and gold based polishes that are perfect for the festive season.

‘All About You’ is a beautiful copper based gold glitter that will look amazing, adding sparkle to any outfit. The richer hues of red toned copper make this polish stunning for an evening get together.

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‘Endless Blue’ is quite a bold cobalt blue shade, that in my opinion has a very casual feel to it, this polish would be perfect to wear when lounging around the house on Boxing Day watching reruns of old movies and blogging or vlogging about what you got for Christmas 2014.

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‘Ice Blue’ is by far my favourite shade in this collection, it is a deep blue base with flecks of silver micro glitter which remind my of a snowy night sky in Christmas Eve, Devine.

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‘Ice Dream’ seems to me to be the more casual counterpart to ‘Ice Blue’ it is still blue based with silver glitter but this time the blue is lighter, it reminds me somewhat of melting icicles.

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‘Cinderella’ is a sky blue, white based shade that is featured in this collection, it is one that I have had for nearly two years so it’s not exactly a new addition to the Sinful Colours range, however I can see why they included it, it’s a stunning shade that in my opinion is a winter must have.

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‘Gilded’ is a deep blue based shade again with sliver micro glitter, it is not as dark as ‘Ice Blue’ yet not as light as ‘Ice Dream’, it is infact the perfect balance between the two and brings to mind the Christmas classic The Snowman, it just has that kinda feel to it.

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Finally ”Gold Medal’ is a solid gold shade with somewhat of a metallic shimmer to it, it is in my opinion the most disappointing of this collection, although it is a pretty colour it just doesn’t feel very festive to me.

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Bonfire Night Nail Art

Hi Beauties

Now I know not everyone celebrates bonfire night, but here in the UK is a big thing, I love going to firework displays and standing around a huge fire whilst eating burger van burgers, hotdogs and chips, I love seeing the sky light up and the smell of smoke that still lingers in the air the morning after.

Here are a few of my fave bonfire night themed nail art designs for you,

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I love all of these there so beautiful and so well done, have you ever done bonfire/ firework nail art? If so comment below and I’ll feature your work in my next post, with credits of course 🙂

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx