Swatch – Essie Mint Candy Apple

With Spring hopefully around the corner my mind wanders to clean fresh shades. Cult-classic Essie Mint Candy Apple fits the bill perfectly.

Essie Mint Candy Apple

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Swatch Versus Swatch | OPI Act Your Beige! vs Ciaté Amazing Gracie

When you have a rather “large” collection of something….like say nail polish….sometimes you make a purchase, or pull something out of your Helmer can’t wait to get it on your nails, and then realize “this polish seems very familiar…..” Surely that’s not just me? I’ve always thought to document these polishes when I come across them. With that I bring you Swatch Versus Swatch (I know not the most imaginative name, I’m open to suggestions!) I hope to slowly go through my polish drawers and do a one-on-one comparison between two polishes that appear very similar. We may not always get a match, but that’s the beauty of these types of comparisons, sometimes you think polishes are the same and then realize those subtle differences are enough to make you NEED (or keep) both!

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Girly Bits | Polish Pickup | February 2018

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I have for your viewing enjoyment this gorgeous contribution by Girly Bits Cosmetics to this month’s Polish Pickup. The theme for February is Sugar Rush (perfect timing with Valentine’s Day right around the corner), and the Girly Bits contribution called I Licked It, So It’s Mine (which by the way happens to be my own personal life motto) will have you craving the sweetest of sugary treats.

thedotccouture girly bits polish pickup february 2018 I licked it so it's mine

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Night Owl Lacquer | Polish Pickup | February 2018

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Aaaah February. A time for romantic dinners, moonlit carriage rides through the streets, and sweet confections in all shapes and sizes!!!! So it makes sense the February theme for Polish Pickup is Sugar Rush!!! Today I have some beautiful swatches from Night Owl Lacquer. This post is extra exciting because it’s a two-parter in that I got to try out TWO very different products!! Read on for more…..

thedotcouture night owl lacquer polish pickup february 2018 wax melt holographic

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Monthly Awareness Polish Box | January 2018 | Mental Health Awareness

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Hello everyone! Today I have swatches of the January 2018 Monthly Awareness Polish Box. The Monthly Awareness Polish Box is a collaborative endeavour where 6 polish makers come together and each create a polish based on that month’s charity. 10% of all proceeds are then donated to the charity. This month’s box will benefit Project Semicolon – an amazing organization whose mission is centered around mental heath and suicide prevention.

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