Today’s mani

Hi Beauties

And yes surprise surprise I’m ill again, how do I get two chest infections in the space of a month? Unlucky me.

I’ve finally started journaling again so if any of you are interested I’ll do a flip through post,

Anyway let’s get to the point of why I’m posting, today’s mani is ‘Bullet’ from MUA its a shade I don’t wear that often but I’m glad I did. It is a very deep grey shade that screams winter, it’s opaque in around three coats and is quite quick to dry.

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A huge thank you to Cathy from Ginger Beauty Blog for the stunning swatches, she really does this polish justice.

Thanks for reading beauties, they’ll be more to come very soon.

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

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Revlon’s Star Attraction

Hi Beauties

Sorry I haven’t posted for a while I’ve been super busy preparing for Christmas and net connection issues haven’t helped my cause either :(.

But I’m back :), my last mani was Revlon’s ‘Star Watch’ I loved it so much that I feel inspired to do a post about the complete Revlon ‘Star Attraction’ magnetic nail polish line, so here goes…

Firstly there’s ‘Reality Star’ it’s a stunning emerald green shade and by far my favourite of the collection, yes all of my Beauties know I have an unhealthy obsession with green nail polish and red polish and pink polish…

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Pic from the lovely polishinsomniac thanks lovely 🙂

Next there’s ‘Pop Star’ which is a cool metallic toned blue shade, I actually quite like it regardless of it being a blue, this shade is one that would really compliment the super icy cold weather most of us are having at the moment.

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Swatch curtesy of the lovely kalynlord 🙂

Next we have ‘Starry Eyed’ which is a very vibrant rich purple laced with super pretty flecks of bright pink and gold micro glitter, in my opinion this polish looks Devine and it looks even better thanks to the beautiful swatches from the lovely VampyVarnish this is a polish that would be perfect to ring in the new gear whilst still sticking to the dark and often romantic feel that winter brings.

‘Star Watch’ is the only one from the ‘Star Attraction’ collection that I own, it’s a very deep purple, so deep in fact that in some lights the polish itself can have a coffee brown tone to it. Never the less as you can see from the swatchit is a beautiful polish that is made to stand out even more by the lovely ‘star’ effect the magnet makes.

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And finally ‘Star Crush’ is a very pretty copper shade, with very small flecks of gold micro glitter, the combination of copper and gold isn’t very star like but very beautiful all the same.

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The amazing swatch above is from itsallprettytomethanks again lovely. 🙂

I love this collection so much I think if I were to buy more I’d purchase ‘Reality Star’ and ‘Star Crush’. But they’re all stunningly eye catching polishes perfect to add that little glint of something extra special to your mani this holiday season.

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

The Beautiful Star Watch

Hi Beauties

Today I’m posting my newest nail colour which is Revlon’s ‘Star Watch’, it’s a very deep purple shade, so deep infact that on the nails it almost looks like a chocolate brown shade.., yummy chocolate.

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It’s a lovely magnetic polish, but sadly mine didn’t come with the magnet so on my nails it’s a flat purple-y brown shade, still very beautiful but the swatch above shows ‘Star Watch’s’ true beauty thanks to itsallprettytome .

I really do love this colour I’m thinking I might do a post about the entire collection, what do you think?

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

Cute Coffee Nail Art

Hi Beauties

It’s super super cold today, I don’t think we’re far away from having snow, I’m sat here curled up in front of the heater with a hot cup of coffee wondering what to blog about… And then it hit me coffee nail art.. I love coffee so thought I’d share some of my fave coffee nail art’s with you.

Enjoy

I really like these there super simple yet they’re super eye catching

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http://www.manicurator.com/2013/03/coffee-bean-nail-art-with-zoya-digit-al.html?m=1

These are so cute and so well done love them

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thanks drydamnit

I love the decals on these they’re perfect and super cute

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these super cute starbucks I love the colour scheme it’s super adorable

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I love the metallic details on this mani, I think these are my favourite, they’re very autumn-y but they’d work so well for winter too

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And finally this mani I love the fact that the cute little coffee cup with the heart is an accent nail, perfect

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Thanks for reading Beauties, and thank you to everyone who created these super pretty coffee themed nails, I’ll be posting again tomorrow so stay tuned…

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx

Nail Art: Must Love Pugs

Hi Beauties

I was out shopping today and I saw the cutest pug ever it looked super awesome with its funny little tail and squished face 🙂

I thought I’d go online and look for pug nail decals and I came across some really pretty pug themed nail art that other nail polish bloggers had created,

Here’s a few of my faves…

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super cute decals

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cute pug decals

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this one is by far my fave design and super creative

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super cute

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love these
pug life

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i love the different pugs on these they’re super cute

I hope you enjoyed this post Beauties, which is your favourite pug themed nail art? comment below.

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

Winter With Sally Hansen

Hi Beauties

Well I’m ill again, no surprises there, I’m back on antibiotics and I’m unable to eat solid foods the joys of having a dental abscess that just won’t quit.

For this post I thought I’d visit a brand that’s a trusted favourite of mine, Sally Hansen has a lovely selection of different polishes to choose from but time and time again I go back to the ‘Complete Manicure’ line. This list is going to feature my fave winter shades from the Sally Hansen ‘Complete Manicure Collection’.

‘Shell We Dance’ is such i pretty milky white shade that not only reminds me of fallen snow but I think it would look lovely as a base for ‘Bling Tastic’ which is a beautiful vibrant blue from Hansen’s ‘Gem Crush collection’, the two shades would go beautifully together to create the perfect winter manicure.

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‘Shoot The Moon’ is a very deep silver shade with a pretty wintery metallic finish to it, it’s a colour that I’ve always considered a staple in my collection and is my go to metallic polish for the colder months.

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‘Plum Luck’ is a very deep plum shade when it is in the bottle, but I would say it becomes more of a wine shade when applied to the nails, it’s a beautiful colour and would make the perfect dark winter mani for when black is a little too black.

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‘Midnight In NY’ is a black that is just a little more than basic black, it has stunning copper and gold micro glitters which give it a very uniquely magical finish, for me this is a true inter shades.

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And finally ‘Golden Rule’ is a very pretty golden glitter too coat. That I. My opinion would look stunning over ‘Blue Blood’ or ‘Chain Mail’ which are both very dark shades from the ‘Xtreme Wear Collection’ which would compliment to eye catching sparkle of ‘Golden Rule’ beautifully.

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Even though this post wasn’t about an up and coming collection I still hope you enjoyed it, they’ll be more pretty polish updates tomorrow, but until then…

Love, Hugs And Glossy Kisses,

Aurora xxx