Indie Polish Swatch and Review - Hello Kitty Collection from Indie Polish by Patty Lopes (Partial)

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Hello readers! Today I have two polishes from the Hello Kitty collection by Brazilian indie polish maker Indie Polish by Patty Lopes.

Mainstream Swatch and Review - Zoya Element Collection (Part II)

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Hello readers! Today I have Part II of the Zoya Element collection for Fall 2018.

Mainstream Swatch and Review - Zoya Element Collection (Part I)

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Hello readers! Today I have Part I of the Zoya Element collection for Fall 2018.

nail polish swatch and review of the Zoya Element collection for Fall 2018

Indie Swatch and Review - Women of the World Collection from Indie by Patty Lopes (Partial)

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Hello readers! Today I have two polishes from the Women of the World collection by Brazilian indie polish maker Indie by Patty Lopes.


Indie Swatch and Review - Indie Pick Up Oct 2018 (Villains)

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Hello readers! Today I am reviewing 40 items for the upcoming Villains-theme Indie Pick Up (IPU).


Indie Swatch and Review - Gemstones Collection Part I from Moonflower Polish

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Hello readers! Today I will be reviewing Part 1 of the Gemstones collection from Moonflower Polish.


Mainstream Review - Vitamin C Ester Brightening Overnight Treatment by Perricone MD

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am reviewing the Vitamin C Ester Brightening Overnight Treatment that I received from Influenster and Perricone MD.

 Vitamin C Ester Brightening Overnight Treatment facial and neck night cream by Perricone MD provided by Influenster

Mainstream Swatch and Review - Brazened Honey Facial Mask by LUSH

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I recently visited LUSH and grabbed a few cruelty-free facial masks, including Brazened Honey.

Keep reading after the jump for my full review!

Review of the cruelty-free, clay-based, ginger and honey Brazened Honey facial mask from LUSH

Step-by-Step Nail Art Thursday - Summer Beach Nails

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Hello lovely readers. Step-by-step Nail Art Thursday is back with a free-handed beach theme.

Indie Swatch and Review - Moonflower Polish Don't Read the Latin!

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am reviewing Don't Read the Latin! by indie polish maker Moonflower Polish.


Mainstream Swatch and Review - Zoya Brites Collection

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am reviewing the Zoya Brite collection.


Mainstream Swatch and Review - Zoya Sunshine Collection (Part II)

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Hello lovely readers! Today I will be sharing six more shades from the Zoya Sunshine collection for Summer 2018.

Indie Swatch and Review - Enchanted Rose by Moonflower Polish

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am sharing my swatch and review of Enchanted Rose from indie polish maker Moonflower Polish.


Lifestyle - Paperless Post Online Cards

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am reviewing the online 'paper' cards and invitations from Paperless Post.

Step-by-Step Nail Art Thursday - Subtle Stamped Mermaid Summer Nails

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Hello lovely reader! Today I’m sharing a subtle mermaid manicure that is perfect for summer.


Mainstream Swatch and Review - Zoya Sunshine Collection (Part I)

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Hello lovely readers! Today I will be sharing six shades from the new Zoya Sunshine collection for Summer 2018.


Skincare Review - Tinted Botanical Facial Mineral Sunscreen from Australian Gold

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Hello lovely readers. Today I am reviewing the new Tinted Botanical Facial Mineral Sunscreen from Australian Gold.

Skincare review of the eco-friendly, cruelty-free, drug store Tinted Mineral-based Botanical Facial Sunscreen from Australian Goldustralian Gold

Lady Liberty's Torch 4th of July Nail Art

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am sharing a different take on patriotic nails for  Independence Day 2018.

Lady Liberty's Torch Independence Day Patriotic Nail Art for the 4th of July

#Instanail RoundUp - June 2018

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Hello lovely readers! Often I only post nail art on my Instagram account (Lacquerexpression) due to time constraints (blogging takes me a lot longer!).

So in order to feature all of my nail art in my blog, I have decided to end-of-the-month post with photos and descriptions of my IG-only posts.

Check out this month's nail art after the jump!


Mainstream Swatch and Review - Zoya Bridal Bliss (Part II)

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Hello lovely readers. Today I have the remaining six shades from the Zoya Bridal Bliss collection, as well as some bridal nail art.

Mainstream Swatch and Review - Zoya Bridal Bliss Part I

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Hello lovely readers! June has been traditionally associated with weddings, making it the perfect time for showing you the Bridal Bliss collection from Zoya.

Swatches and review of the nail polish collection Bridal Bliss from Zoya

Makeup Swatch and Review - Glow Stixs from Jesse's Girl Cosmetics

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am reviewing the Glow Stixs lip glosses from Jesse's Girl Cosmetics.


Indie Swatch and Review - Neon Collection from Moonflower Polish

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Hello lovely readers. Today I’m reviewing the Summer 2018 Neons collection from 5-free indie polish maker Moonflower Polish.



Mainstream Swatch and Review - Thrive Collection from Zoya

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Hello lovely readers!  Today I am reviewing the Thrive collection from Zoya. Continue reading after the jump for all of the details!


Indie Swatch and Review - Tender by Born Pretty Store

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am reviewing Tender, a Polish from the new Flowers in Sunshine nail polish series by Born Pretty Store (BPS).

Nail polish swatch and review of holographic shimmery polish Tender by Born Pretty Store


Indie Swatch and Review - Succulent Bloom by Moonflower Polish

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am reviewing a limited edition polish from 5-free indie polish maker Moonflower Polish for the Holo-maniacs Facebook Group. Continue reading after the jump for all details on Succulent Bloom.


Indie Swatch and Review - Hope of the Brave by Moonflower Polish (For Polish Pick Up 2018)

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Hello lovely readers. Today I am reviewing Hope of the Brave, Moonflower Polish's offering for Polish Pick Up (PPU) June 2018.


Indie Swatch and Review - UR Sugar Chameleon Gel Polish (Born Pretty Store Item #40596-12)

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Hello lovely readers!  Today I am reviewing an UR Sugar chameleon gel polish from the Born Pretty Store (item #40596-12).


Step-by-step Nail Art Thursday - Free-handed White Floral Manicure

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Hello lovely readers! Step-by-step Nail Art Thursday is back with a free-handed white floral manicure.

Keep reading after the jump for all of the details.


Indie Swatch and Review - I Just Can't Wait by Moonflower Polish (For Polish Pick Up May 2018)

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am sharing my swatches and review of I Just Can't Wait by 5-free indie maker Moonflower Polish.


Stamping swatch of Moonflower Polish I Just Can't Wait for Polish Pick Up May 2018 PPU

Mainstream Swatch and Review - Jesse's Girl Cosmetics Lipsticks

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Hello lovely readers! Today on the I have 12 lipsticks from Jesse's Girl Cosmetics.

Swatch and Review of Jesse's Girl Cosmetics Lipsticks

Indie Swatch and Review - Sweet Dreams by Moonflower Polish

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am reviewing Sweet Dreams by 5-free indie polish maker Moonflower Polish. Continue reading after the jump to find out how you can make this very special polish yours!

Nail polish swatch of Sweet Dreams, a Fantasmic Flakies Facebook Group custom by 5-free indie maker Moonflower Polish

Indie Swatch and Review - Moonflower Polish Sunset

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Hello lovely readers!  Today on the blog I am featuring Sunset by 5-free indie maker Moonflower Polish.




Indie Swatch and Review - Spring 2018 Iridescent Holos from Moonflower Polish

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Hello lovely readers. Today on the blog I have the new Iridescent Holos collection from 5-free indie polish Moonflower Polish!


Valentine's Day 2018 Galaxy Nail Art

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am sharing some Valentine’s Day-inspired nail art.

Indie Swatch and Review - Chameleon Flakies from Born Pretty Store


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Hello lovely readers!  Today on the blog I am reviewing chameleon neon powder mirror flakies (item #40879) from Born Pretty Store (BPS).


Manic Beauty Monday - At Home Winter Hand and Cuticle Care

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Hello lovely readers!  My neck of the woods is currently experiencing an extra snowy winter and today I am sharing my routine for conditioning my hands.

oil soaks and sugar scrubs for beautiful hands and cuticles at home

Indie Swatch and Review - Peacock Holographic Chameleon Nail Powder from Born Pretty Store

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Hello lovely readers!  Today I am reviewing the Peacock Holographic Nail Powder (item #40863) from Chinese vendor Born Pretty Store (BPS).

Swatch of Born Pretty Store peacock holographic nail powder item #40683 over black nail polish

Manic Beauty Monday - Yes To Coconut 2-Step Lip Kit

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Hello lovely readers!  Today on the blog I have the 2-Step Lip Kit from Yest To Coconut.

Review of the Hydrate and Restore 2-Step Lip Kit from Yes To Coconut

Mainstream Swatch and Review - Zoya Kisses Collection

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Hello lovely reader. Today on the blog I have the new Kisses collection from Zoya.

Swatch and Review of Zoya Vickie, Libby, and Princess from the Zoya Kisses Collection

Manic Beauty Monday - SinfulColors Shady Babe Cream Eye Shadows

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Hello lovely readers! Today on the blog I have the SinfulColors Shady Babe duo cream eye shadows.

Swatch and review of the new SinfulColors Sinful Colors Shady Babe Duo Eye Shadows Creams from the Trend Preview Collection in collaboration with Vanessa Hudgens