Essie Fall 2015 + Winter 2015 + 2 Lux effects | Swatches and review

Products received as a gift

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fall + winter collectionI was lucky enough to win a christmas giveaway on the blog Spinthebeauty. I won 14 Essie nail polishes! I won the entire fall and winter collection from 2015 plus two polishes from the new(er) lux effects collection. Thank you so much, Maria and Essie Denmark!

I got them in these awesome collector’s boxes that are super cute, and honestly, if they sold the polishes in these boxes out in the stores, I’d probably be buying full collections more often!

Now, I know the collections are not new, but they are still available lots of places, so I thought I’d show you swatches and provide you with my review in case you were still interested in picking some of these up. Continue reading

Surprise challenge: Snowman

“On the second saturday of christmas, my true love gave to me …”

  • OPI – Comet Closer
  • Cien – 36
  • L’OrĂ©al 850

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Snowflakes + falling snow ‘jelly-sandwich’ nail art

I created a really cool falling snow jelly sandwich look as a part of the 31 day nail polish challenge, and already then I knew that I’d have to redo that in a christmas/winter edition. I thought I’d be really cool with the silver snowflakes, and it looks alright, but in hindsight, I wish I’d used white like the last time..

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