Rimmel: Your Majesty 

Hi Beauties

I know I haven’t posted for over a month but I just haven’t had the time, I may be shutting this blog down I haven’t decided yet, what do you think I should do?

I painted my nails today for the first time in two months with Rommels ‘your Majesty’ it’s a beautiful sliver shade that is part of their ‘I love lasting finish’ range.

   
   
Not only do I love the colour, but it is opaque in one coat which is perfect for when I know I have a busy day ahead, ‘Your Majesty’ is the perfect way to add a bit of interest and sparkle to a more casual outfit.

What do you think of Rimmels ‘Your Majesty’ do you love it or hate it?

Thanks for reading Beauties, until next time (if there is one) 

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses

Aurora xxx

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£1 Nail Polish Blog Sale

Hi Beauties

I’ve finally gotten around to it, my nail polish sale, yes I know it’s like two weeks late but I’ve been super busy, working two jobs is a lot harder and more time consuming than I thought it was going to be. 

Some of the bottles In the pics below may not be completely true to colour but if you have any questions just ask, all polish will be sold on a £1 per bottle basis and postage will be £2 for the UK and slightly more for international buyers, the price of postage will remain the same regardless of the amount of polish you buy 😊.

  
(From left to right, top to bottom)

Sinful Colors- winterberry 

Sinful Colors- Cinderella 

Revlon- minted 

Collection hot looks- fruit loop

Sally Hansen- red velvet 

Sally Hansen- pink sprinkle

  
(Bottom left to top right)

Maybelline- forevermore green

Ps love- red

Primark- gold

Laura Paige- purple glitter

Technic- seashell

Collection hot looks- get retro

Maybelline- midnight mistress

Opi- shatter the scales

  
(Bottom left to top right)

Sinful Colors- Tokyo pearl

Sally Hansen- sea through

Sally Hansen- must have iris

Revlon- ultra violet

Maybelline acid wash- mint acid-ittude

Primark- red 

Primark- pink glitter

  
(Bottom left to top right)

2true- pink

Ps love- Matt top coat

Maybelline- Devine wine 

Ps love- baby pink

Revlon- cotton candy

Sally Hansen- gummy grape

  
(Bottom left to top right)

Gabrini- red

Makeup Rev- cool days

Mua- green

Technic- jet black

Revlon- powder puff

Ciate- mistress

 Maybelline- purple reflects

  
(Bottom left to top right)

Rimmel- pastel perfection

Sally Hansen- sugar fix

Natural collection- topaz

Sally Hansen- cherry drop

Primark- black

Sinful Colors- mauve

  
(Top to bottom left to right)

Revlon- cafe pink

Beauty UK- cotton candy

Laura Paige- Ruby jewel

Maybelline acid wash- lilac rebel

Sally Hansen- pink blink

Laura Paige- pink in a blink

  
(Bottom left to top right)

Sally Hansen- jell-0us

Sinful Colors- lets talk

Sally Hansen- cosmic blue

Mua- red

Natural collection- oyster pink

Opi- super base shatter

  
(Bottom left to top right)

China glaze- oxidises Aqua

Gabrini- pink

Gabrini- green

Sinful Colors- Fiji

Rimmel- desire

Sally Hansen- wined up

  
(Bottom left to top right)

 Miss sporty- coty Paris

2 true- shade 8

La femme- racing green

Sally Hansen- red zin

Sally Hansen- teal

Collection hot looks- dessert rose

Technic- clear

2 true- shade 7

Sorry about the crappy quality of the images, if anyone knows how I can rotate them it’d be greatly appreciated, I’m using to iOS app not the full web version.

Thanks Beauties

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx 
 

Today’s Mani: Red Rose

Hi Beauties

So I haven’t been around much but work has been manic, but I finally have a very well deserved day off, so I thought I’d paint my nails again after over a fortnight of chipped ‘Cayenne’ by Rimmel, lovely colour but a bit tired of it now. 

Today’s mani Is ‘Red Rose’ from one of my all time favourite make up brands MUA. ‘Red Rose’ is a lovely summery orange based red shade. It’s super cheap and is opaque in just one coat.

   
 

Again excuse my poorly painted nails, I’m out of Q-tips for my clean up, it’s a lovely colour both in the bottle and on the nails, it’s slight lighter on the nails but still a beautiful rose red shade.

I’m hoping to post on Thursday night, when I finish work early but if I were you I wouldn’t hold my breath.

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

Today’s Mani: English Rose

Hi Beauties

First of all I’d like to thank all of you for the lovely likes and comments on my post ‘Starting YouTube’, I still do have research to do and maybe a camera to buying depending on how well my iPhone holds up, if all goes well I’m hoping to start in May. 🙂

So back to today’s post…

My mani for today or more like this week is is another polish from Rimmel’s Lasting Finish Collection. The polish is ‘English Rose’ and is another pink shade. But unlike ‘Pink Zanfendel’ it has a red undertone and a very pretty vintage look.

 

I do want to start  wearing more orange and coral shades but ‘English Rose’ was the only Rummel Lasting Finish formula I could find whilst rumaging around in my polish collection. 

I specifically chose this line of polish because it stays on literally forever, and work is about to get a little full on for me so I want havd as much free time hanse why I’m putting off YouTube until May. 

 

Please excuse my shabby nails again I keep breaking them :(.

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx 

Today’s Mani: Pink Zanfandel

Hi Beauties

First off I’d like to say, I’m sorry for not being around much recently, my work hours are changing and I really don’t have much time to post at the moment.

So sorry and big hugs from me 🙂

My mani today features a shade that I haven’t worn for a while, ‘Pink Zinfandel’ from Rimmel is a stunning vintage pink shade with a rose gold shimmer.

  

For me it’s the perfect transition shade to spring, and the formula is amazing, it glides on, drys quickly and lasts for up to a week without chipping, perfect.

 

Without flash

 

With flash, here you can really see the Rose gold shimmer, love it.

Forgive the state of my wonkie, broken nail, I broke it at work,  I filed and shaped it the best I could for this mani but it still doesn’t look fantastic.

Thanks for reading Beauties, if you can recommend anything that will help my nails become strong and in better condition please let me know, I’m so tired of them breaking all the time.

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx 

My Faves: Pretty Pastel Polishes

Hi Beauties

Spring is finally coming, there are lighter mornings which makes dragging myself out of bed for work a nicer experience, there are cute clothes in my fave shops that I can’t wait to get my hands on, but best of all there are pretty spring time pastel polishes,

And here are some of my faves… 

The first pretty pastel polish I want to feature in this post is ‘Apple Pie’ by Models Own, It’s a stunning pale green shade that would look lovely with a tan 



The second polish is a sky blue shade, now as many of you know I’m not really a blue nail polish kind of girl, but Maybelline’s ‘Uptown Blue’ really stood out to me, it reminds me of a clear sky on a warm sunny day, it’s simply beautiful. 



The third polish is one I really do want to try its Essie’s ‘Garden Variety’ which is part of their new spring collection, its a very unquie shade, it has the perfect balance between green and blue that creates a colour all it own that is perfect for the coming spring.



The next polish is from Rimmel’s new Rita Ora collection, not only are the bottles super cute and girly but the colours are sweet and pastel perfect, my favourite is ‘Sweet Retreat’ is a lovely blue toned pink shade and will make you look very tanned.



Thank you lovely for the beautiful swatches 

Next I’m going to move onto a polish from Revlon that has been featured in many several of my posts before, yes as you may have guessed it’s a green and no it isn’t ‘Rain Forest’. ‘Minted’ (Thanks for the lovely swatch huni) is a classic Spring to summer transition shade, that isn’t to bright to be worn day or night.



 ‘Road Rage’ from Barry M is one that I went to purchase last week, it is part of the Speedy Quick Dry collection and was impossible to get hold of, I am very disappointed that I still don’t own this gorgeous fresh green spring shade, maybe some day I will :).



Finally Ciates’s ‘Spinning Teacup’ is also a pretty pastel polish that I have featured in other posts, but I thought I’d mention it again, it’s a beautiful vintage lilac shade that suits it’s name perfectly, I can’t wait to own it.



Thank you huni for providing me with such an adorable swatch

Thanks for reading Beauties, I hope you all enjoyed this post. Are there any pretty pastel polishes that I’ve missed out? Which are your favourite shades for spring?.

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx 

To Try: Rimmel Lips

Hi Beauties

As most of you know when it comes to makeup I’m an eye shadow, liner. Mascara junkie, so for this post I thought I’d mix things up by telling you a bit about my favourite lip products from Rimmel, I buy quite a few lipsticks, balms and glosses which rarely get used, the products in this post are things that I’ve been wanting to try for quite some time,

Here goes…

The first two things are from the Apocolips range, I have two of the Apocalips Lip Lacquers already and I really like them, their so pigmented and not sticky I HATE sticky gloss. ‘Atomic Rose’ and ‘Meteoric Matte’ are from the Rimmel’s Apocalips Velvet range. ‘Atomic Rose’ is a dusky shade which has a very vintage feel to it and would match my skin tone perfectly. ‘Meteoric Matte’ is a very deep red shade that still manages to be a true red, I have a feeling that once this has been applied it might make me look a little washed out, but if I paired it with a nude eye look I could get away with it. A huge thank you to Beauty dream machine for the lovely swatches.

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The next lip product is one of Rimmel’s ‘Lasting Finish Colour Rush Balms’, my favourite is in the shade ‘Make Me Blush’, like ‘Atomic Rose’ it’s another deeper pink shade (I must have a thing for them’. Rimmel’s ‘Colour Rush Balms’ are more like a pencil than the traditional stick applicator, which I find much easier to apply, I can get a precise shape and even colour.

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Then there’s the lipsticks, Rimmel’s ‘Moisture Renew Lipstick’ to be precise, again I own quite a few of these but they never get worn, I own various deep reds thinking I’ll be brave and wear them out but when push comes to shove I chicken out and in the draw my unused lipsticks remain.

‘Ringa Ringa Roses’ is another pink shade but it is slightly more blue toned than ‘Make Me Blush’ and ‘Atomic Pink’ this means it will be more vibrant on the lips, in my opinion this shade would be perfect for transitioning from winter to spring.

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The next lipstick I wish I was brave enough to try is ‘As You Want Victoria’ to me this colour is a very classic one, this lipstick brings to mind the black and white 1950’s murder mystery. In 2015 this colour is still one that for most of us is very wearable and would be the perfect way to add a touch of vintage class to any outfit.

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And finally Rimmel’s ‘Sloanes Plum’ is another favourite of mine which I don’t quite have the confidence to wear yet. ‘Sloanes Plum’ is a very deep purple based red, which to me adds a very gothic- Victorian edge to an outfit, I think it’s my favourite out of them all and I’m determined to wear it out one of these days.

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Thanks for reading Beauties and please tell me what you think about my shift from nails, does it work or not?.

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx