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Models Own Beetlejuice Collection Compairsons

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Good morning!! Today as promised, I have a bunch of comparisons of the Models Own Beetlejuice Collection polishes to show you! The only polish not compared is Emerald Black, I couldn’t think of anything I have similar to it…if you guys can think of any let me know in the comments and I can compare them if I have the polish you suggest! I put most of this post under a cut, it’s pretty picture heavy!

First up is Models Own Pinky Brown vs Mac Bad Fairy. I know every one was hoping this was a dupe, I sure was. I was lucky enough to get a bottle of Bad Fairy before it sold out last year but I completely regret not getting a back up. Unfortunately Pinky Brown is no dupe, same idea though so if you like one you’ll probably like the other. Different enough in my opinion to own both. Pinky Brown has a much darker base and darker pink tone to it. The color shift is a bit close though, the tone of orange is similar. Formula wise both are 3 coaters but apply easily. I think that Pinky Brown might be a bit closer to that Claire’s polish that came out a while back (the name is totally escaping me right now) but I can’t find my bottle 🙁

Models Own Purple Blue vs. Orly Galaxy Girl. When I saw Purple Blue in the bottle I thought for sure it would be close to Galaxy Girl. I kind of forgot how much I loved Galaxy Girl, it never got much wear from me because I was so obsessed with Space Cadet from the same collection. Unfortunately this is also not a dupe, Galaxy Girl is much darker and the blue shimmer in the Orly is much more noticeable. The color shift isn’t as in your face with Galaxy Girl either. Formula wise the Orly was a tiny bit better, 2 coats versus 3 coats for Purple Blue.

Models Own Golden Green vs. Ozotic 507 vs. Chanel Peridot. I thought for sure Golden Green would be a dupe to Peridot when Models Own first put up bottle pictures. When I got Golden Green in the mail I realized it wasn’t close to Peridot but it is pretty similar to Ozotic 507. The Ozotic is a bit more gold and a bit less blue but it’s not that noticeable in real life. Formula wise Models Own wins over both of these, the Ozotic is pretty sheer I think I used 4 coats for the photos below and the Chanel always gives me problems to apply (streaky, patchy etc…). Overall of these 3 Golden Green is my favorite, both for the color and the formula.

Aqua Violet vs. Ozotic 505 alright now I know these look nothing alike but in the bottles it looked a little close lol! It was suggested in the comments of yesterday’s post that Aqua Violet might be close to Sally Hansen DVD but unfortunately I swapped my bottle of that away a while back so I’m not sure if it is or not. You know, I think this is the first time I’ve used Ozotic 505 on it’s own….it made me appreciate why I layer it.

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Color Club Wicked Sweet Collection Swatches

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Good Morning guys!  Hope you all had a good weekend, mine was boring…I guess that’s good? haha

Today I have for you guys swatches of the first of 2 summer collections Color Club has put for this year. This one is called Wicked Sweet. All of the polishes in this collection are scented, and there are a couple interesting combos, color wise. I have heard that this set is already popping up at Ross and is also available on some etailers like Transdesign.com and VictoriasNailSupply.com (my 2 favorites!)

First up Is Get Your Lem-On. This one was pretty sheer, but the color is fab. I don’t have anything dupey in my stash. It’s a bright highlighter yellow with a green shimmer. On it’s own I needed 4 coats for okay opacity, I could have used another but I’m not down with doing 5 coats of polish lol. I also have it layered over white on my ring finger in the pictures below. Over white I only needed 2 coats, awesome! The only downside to layering it over the white is that it seemed to kill that awesome shimmer, you could still see it but it wasn’t very noticeable 🙁 Get Your Lem-On smells like….you guessed it, Lemon Candy.

The Lime Starts Here is a bright neon green, I do like this color but it’s nothing new we haven’t seen before.  The formula was just okay, for a neon it did well, no dragging bald spotsI Always Get My Man-Darin is a bright orange packed with shimmer! I have a lot of orange in my stash, but again nothing like this one. The formula on this was pretty much exactly the same as Get Your Lem-On, very sheer. On it’s own I used 4 coats and 2 coats over white on my ring finger.

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Saturday Spam: Lynnderella

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Hi guys, hope you’re all having a good weekend so far…I sure as heck am, more on that tomorrow! Today I have a big helping of spam for you….this spam is all Lynnderella! I’ve been waffling on posting this because for the past few months Lynnderella=drama. The drama associated with it turns me off the brand so I had decided not to post pictures of what I have. Then I kind of tested the waters in my Indie spam post with 1 Lynn polish and everyone liked it, so I decided what the heck I’ll just post everything I have that I haven’t shown before in one post. Hope you guys enjoy!

If you want to buy Lynnderella polishes it’s a bit of a process…you have to send in a wish list to Llarowe then wait for your last name to come up in her rotations. I think the 1st rotation of wish lists is still going on so depending on your last name you could be waiting for like 4-5 months, it wasn’t too bad for me but I know some people are frustrated with the wait. I know the waiting sucks but I do like that at least you get everything you want eventually. It’s worth it just to avoid the mad dash of trying to get things before they sell out in .5 seconds during re-stocks. Right now Llarowe is not accepting wish lists but last I heard she would be taking them again soon-ish.

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Alright guys…I’m just going to tell you what I layered these over (for most of the polishes) instead of writing a little novel about each! Hope ya don’t mind!

Boy Girl Party over Zoya Ginessa. FYI there is diamond shaped glitter in this…LOVE!!

Very Pretty Vampire over OPI Black Onyx. I actually really don’t love this combo but I was losing daylight so I couldn’t re-do it. My favorite way to wear VPV is over purple!

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piCture pOlish New Collaboration Shades: Siren Song, Geode, Douceur & Imperial

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Hi guys! Today I have 4 of the 5 new collaboration shades from piCture pOlish to share with you! These were released a couple of weeks ago and I couldn’t wait for them to show up at my house. I always love the collaboration shades, it’s fun to read the posts of the girls who created the shades plus I usually feel like these are shades I want too but don’t already own.

Douceur is a light nude/beige base with fuchsia glitter mixed throughout. This was a collaboration with Tartofraises somehow I had never heard of her blog but since getting her shade I’ve been over there looking through her posts and she does really beautiful nail art! To read her post about the shade check out her blog here.  The formula was good, it was more opaque than I expected it to be and it wasn’t streaky at all.

Imperial is a super vibrant purple with a heavy blue shimmer and gold glitter. This is a collaboration with Jeanette of The Swatchaholic. I was so excited to see this one, Jeanette is a blogger that I’ve become friends with over the last couple years and I had no doubt that if piCture pOlish ever collaborated with her it would be gorgeous. Well, let me tell you Imperial is insanely gorgeous…this is one of my favorite collaboration shades ever and will most likely be a favorite for 2013 for me. I wore it all of last week and was sad to take it off.

Imperial is super vibrant, more so in real life than it appears in photos, I’m also dying over the stunning blue shimmer in this. I loved how the shimmer was visible in the sun and didn’t disappear in the shade.  If you want to read about how Jeanette came up with Imperial and see her beautiful photos of it check out her blog here. The formula was good, it was nice and opaque…I had no issues with application. This does dry a bit matte due to the neon pigment in it.

Siren Song is a sea foam green with a silver flecked shimmer. This is a collaboration with Rebecca Likes Nails. This shade was inspired Fender guitars & bass guitars by Mark & Tom from Blink 182. Ah yes…now that’s my kind of inspiration I love me some Blink 182 and have seen them live several times throughout the years…even stood in like for like 6 hours about 10 years ago to meet them (now I feel old btw). I love the shimmer/glitter in this. It’s bigger than shimmer but smaller than micro glitter…it’s interesting! To read more about the inspiration and naming of Siren Song check out Rebecca’s post here. The formula was good, it was a bit streaky on the first coat but perfect with the second coat.

All of the new Collaboration shades are available on the piCture pOlish website, along with at their network of etailers all over the world like LlaroweHarlow & Co and Nail Polish Canada. For a full list of etailers all over the world check out the piCture pOlish website here.

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