måndag 1 april 2013

China Glaze Immortal

Unfortunately, I am still suffering from multiple nail break down. Soon my poor nails will have reached above my smile line and then I will be able to share my actual notw with you, but alas, not yet.

So to bring you a post today, I had to dig deep down in my archive.
This is China Glaze Immortal. Two easy coats, no clean up required. SV top coat as usual. 

The polish is  a cold grey and it has an adorable secret shimmer. I wore it last fall and the weather was really foul, I had to wait a couple of days for the sun to show so I could take my pictures. I think the polish held up well, this is day three or four.

I am not an overly religious person, but as we are now celebrating Easter Monday, I think the name of the polish is very fitting indeed.

söndag 31 mars 2013

Happy Easter!

Let me introduce the latest member of our family, Voldemort!
Named by its creator Harriet who sometimes displays a quirky sense of humour :-)

Happy Easter everyone! I believe there will be a nail related post later today but I might be wrong about that.

söndag 17 mars 2013

Hare Asteroid Turf and Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Long time no see my friends. My nails are suffering from a long time winter depression, they keep breaking very badly and whatever I do I can't seem to get the disaster to stop. So nowadays, my blog really just serves as my personal blog list and a convenient way to get to my wish list when I'm not at home.

Since the motto of the blog is All Pleasure - No Pressure, I am not worried. As spring comes, I hope my nails will sprout along with all the greenery and I will surely be back at my usual rate of one post a month ;-)

So, finally to the reason of this post. As I emptied my camera, I found some photos I completely forgot about. They were taken under a very weak december sun, but since I adore this polish I decided to show you any way. 

 This is two easy coats of Hare Asteroid Turf over basecoat and with Seche Vite Top Coat. The first coat looked a little dubious and I really thought it would be hard to get the polish to cover, but it magically evened out on the second coat. 

I just love it, and it must be Irish luck that I found it today of all days. Have a great St. Paddy's Day!

måndag 3 december 2012

Calvin Klein Hint of Pink

Well. Still no sun. I've been working really hard and though I bought a light tent, I haven't even unpacked it yet. 
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. (For brownie points, why do this line sound scary?)

So, instead of bullying you with obscure movie references, I'll show you a notd from a couple of weeks ago. Still no sun but instead of a snow blizzard at least there was an opportunity to sneak outside for a couple of day-light overcast photos :-)

This is Calvin Klein Hint of Pink. Two coats and top coat. This is a pretty basic pink but I liked it way more than I expected to. 

It was very flattering to my skin tone and even more important, it didn't chip at all. I wore this polish for 8 days straight! 

There is a rumour that all of the "new" Calvin Klein polishes are just dupes of W 'n' W- polishes. I have no idea! The jet black polish "Ebony loves Chris" seems to share even the name...

What I know is that if you are looking for a pretty pink polish, this is not a bad idea!

söndag 18 november 2012

Maybelline Colorama Steel Wheeling

Let me do a quick post about an oldie that's been in my archive forever. Actually the reason for it to appear here is a swap group on Facebook. I put this polish up for swap (well, my back up - I am slowly accepting that I will not need any back up's for the next 350 years or so..).
I wanted to link to my blog post and found out I never wrote one. So excuses about the photos, even in my early blogging days I probably thought them so crappy I never posted them.

But by omitting to publish because of the crappy photos, I really did this lovely polish wrong. It needs to be shown as I am certain there are still bottles lurking in dollar stores and on ebay auctions.

This is two easy coats of Maybelline Colorama Steel Wheeling 160. Basecoat and top coat as usual. Great holographic glitter in a greige shimmer base. Endurance was good, I wore the polish for at least five days working with my usual mani-stressful job. 

  If you should run in to this little gem I suggest you get your greedy polished fingers around it asap. And if you're in the facebook group Lacka-Byt, well hurry up before someone beats you to it! ;-)

lördag 17 november 2012

Depend 6005

In an attempt not to let the blog die completely, I recruited help. Therefore, I proudly present Polish Piglet Sonja, showing Depend 6005. 
This is one in the abundance of magnetic polishes that hit us this year. Actually, I like it very much. The pretty basic chocolate brown colour is given a pretty twist by some unexpected holographic glitter. Best seen on the unfocused picture below.

This is a single coat, no top coat. Very fast drying time. On larger nails, I would use two coats, but little miss Polish Piglet does not favor long periods of sitting still doing nothing with her hands. She'd rather go ahead and eat some candy, proof is in the pictures.

måndag 12 november 2012

China Glaze I Herd That

So I bet you all thought, well this crazy Swedish blogger, she drowned, that's a pity.  

It was a close call but I finally managed to hitch a ride with this big boat called the Arc. I noticed many strange things with this boat, there are animals walking all over the deck and the captain seems to know nothing about navigating, he just walks around drinking wine and looking dazed. 

So now we have been sailing for more than three months in this awful, merciless rain, no sun, no land in sight. 
Until today, when I finally caught a glimpse of the sun. 

What I did? Of course, I raced down to my bunk and put on my prettiest polish (or the one nearest the edge of the desk..) and rushed back out again.

China Glaze I Herd That from the Safari collection from this spring 2012 (before the rain, I guess Kalahari is a mudslide by now..)

Bliss! this is three coats with two coats of SV, the polish is a top coat eater. But zoo worth it! ;-)