Dr.’s Remedy Summer 2011

I’m not the best with swatching since I usually get impatient and want to do a design, so of course I did a skittle version for you of the new Dr.’s Remedy Summer Collection! The colors were WOW and I can’t wait to do a design with them- really!!!

Thumb: NURTURE Nude Pink, Index Finger: LOVELY Lavender, Middle: GLEE Gold, Ring: BOLD Baby Blue, Pinkie: TRANQUIL Tangerine

I loved all of these shades but they surprised me. In the bottle I thought I’d like Tranquil Tangerine the most and while I do love it, I loved LOVELY Lavender on the nail the best. And I’m not big on purple so that’s saying something! All of these were two coats. The formula was very smooth and application went well. The only downside is that they take a bit to dry without a fast dry topcoat- but we all use one of those, don’t we!

The blue, gold and tangerine were metallics, the lavender is a creme, and the nude is a creme with a light pink shimmer, which is truly lovely. They’ll be great for my nail art and for you to wear on their own!!! Dr.’s Remedy is known for being b3f and for being vitamin and protein enriched!

 

 

The Painted Nail

Most of you already know about the show “The Nail Files” on TV Network. If you don’t, you should! Its a funny, easy-going, and sassy reality TV show about The Painted Nail- yes- A NAIL SALON REALITY TV SHOW! Woot!

The Painted Nail teamed up with Nubar to create some new polishes and I am lucky enough to show you a few of them! You know I’m terribly impatient with full hand swatches, so I fit three polishes on one hand on a makeshift skittle swatching… thing. :)

The index finger and the middle finger are Love My Louby’s. The ring finger and pinky are Legendary Lavender. The thumb is Silver Screened.

 

I LOVED The formula on these- it was like applying butter- I really do appreciate a good brush too- gotta love Nubar for the brush and the handle. The colors were the bomb over all- I rarely like purple but I’m loving this one and I am a red-aholic so Love My Louby’s stole my heart before it was even out of the bottle. The surprise for me was Silver Screened. It looks pink in the bottle but its sheer and glittery on the nail. The only downside for me was that these are all three coats. Since Love My Louby’s is a jelly, that’s totally understandable, and the other two are glitter suspended in jelly- so again, totally okay with it. I’m freaking out though because I can’t wait to see the other colors in the line! They dried quickly (as Nubar does) and to be honest, I can’t really complain since I used three coats! They are fab! Well done Katie!

The Nail Files airs on the TV Guide Network on Tuesdays at 10pm ET and PT

 

The Egyptians Worshipped Cats, You Know

For my 21st birthday last year, I received the most beautiful card from my family. I’ve had it hanging up next to my bed ever since (even when we move) and I woke up today deciding that I needed to do the front as a design!!

For this design I started with OPI Natural Nail Base Coat, Alpine Snow, That’s Hot! Pink, San Tan-Tonio, Gargantuan Green Grape, Greenwich Village, Sparrow Me The Drama, Golden Rules, Lincoln Park After Dark, Planks A Lot, Suzi Says Feng Shui, What’s With The Cattitude, Black Onyx and a top layer of Seche Vite.

The card has gold overlay on it so it was tough to get a picture without reflection- I took off the flash and the light still reflected on it. I hope you like it though!!!

Some of the polishes in this post were sent to me by the manufacturer. For further information, please see my disclosure statement.