Sunday, January 25, 2015

BB Couture for Men Once Upon a Time Collection Swatches & Review

Hey there! Are you enjoying your weekend? I've got three new polishes from BB Couture to show you today. They are part of the Once Upon A Time collection I showed you a while ago, just in their Men's line. If you're not familiar, BB Couture has a standard "women's" polish line that come in tall cylindrical bottles, and a "men's" polish line with shorter square bottles. But of course anyone of any gender can use either. They really bring a variety of colors for different tastes and preferences!

First is Peter Pan, a springy slightly grassy, slightly minty, green creamy shade with subtle white flakes and a flash of pink and blue shimmer. This is quite unique (another common attribute to a lot of BB Couture polishes!) and really lovely. Great formula, I used two coats for full opacity.
BB Couture for Men Peter Pan

Next is The Huntsman, a deep oxblood with a deep purple tinge and purple, red and blue shimmer. Very interesting and really gorgeous! Amazing formula, thin but very opaque. I used two coats.
BB Couture for Men The Huntsman

And here, rounding out the trio with a bang, is Rumpelstiltskin. This is odd and peculiar and uncommon. And of course, I LOVE IT! It's an olivey yellowy green with pink and blue shimmer and green twinkly glitter bits. The formula was easy and creamy, two coats here. I always say it and I will say it again, BB Couture does ugly pretty SO well!
BB Couture for Men Rumpelstiltskin

I love how these go outside the box and push the limits of beauty a bit, so fun! You can buy BB Couture polishes from their website for $10.95 each. These should be available for purchase soon! What do you think of these three shades? Have you ever tried BB Couture?

We'll see ya next time!

❤ Kellie
The products mentioned were provided for an honest review.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

ILNP Supernova Swatch & Review

Hey thanks for stopping by today! I wanted to show you an awesome new polish from boutique nail brand ILNP (I Love Nail Polish). It's my first bottle of their polish with their new formulas and their brand new chic-as-hell bottles. I tried them out back when they were very first on the market and I ended up with slightly negative feelings about the polishes, but then they really changed things up in the following years! Now they are a hot ticket, very popular in the nail polish world.

This is Supernova, one of the new shades from their 13 piece collection of Ultra Chrome Flakie polishes. These are seriously magnificent. They have an awesome color shift and can be worn layered over any color, not just black like traditional flakies. This has an awesome range of colors reflecting in it, you can see blue, teal, green, purple, and a little bit of red and gold on the edges. I layered two coats over Nubar Indigo Illusion.

In the shade photo you can see another aspect of the color shift. Trust me when I say that I couldn't even come close to capturing how awesome this is in real life. You need to see them with your own eyeballs! They lay nice and smooth on the nail too, in case you are interested, little to no texture.

I purchased this from the ILNP website for $12.50. I also bought one more from the collection, so you'll be seeing that on here one of these days. I just can't get over how hawt this is! If you haven't tried these metallic multichrome flakies, you need to get on that bandwagon! Let me know what you think :)

Hope to see you again soon!

❤ Kellie

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Live Love Polish - UNT Nail Lacquer Swatches & Review

Hey folks! I hope you are having a great week so far! Today I have a new-to-me brand to share with you courtesy of Live Love Polish, UNT Nail Lacquer. I had never heard of this brand and was excited to try them out! They are a popular brand in other countries but they're pretty new to the US. Let's see the polishes I got to try!

First is my favorite, Rocking Maniac. This is a greenish blue greyed out shade with smooth silver microglitter. It's a total "me" color and I love how it looks with my skin tone. It was pretty sheer on the first coat but it built up to full opacity on the second. I do not like the UNT brush however, it's flat and wide and slightly rounded at the edges. Think Sally Hansen Complete Manicure with a little more volume.
UNT Rocking Maniac

Next is Fearless, which I layered over Rocking Maniac. This is definitely not a "me" shade, unfortunately haha. It has medium cobalt blue hex glitters, smaller coppery orange hex glitters, smaller reflective hex glitters and silver string glitters in a clear base. This could work for you, but it's just a little too busy for my taste. This one also had a distinct odor that reminds me of Kleancolor polish (if you don't know what those smell like, very chemically and unpleasant). This is one coat dabbed.
UNT Fearless

And last is Velvety Fins, seen here over a white crème. This is a mix of yellowy gold, light blue and silver hex glitters and microglitters in a clear base. It looks like there's green in there but it's the gold and blue reflecting off each other. This is pretty but it's not really my cup of tea. This was quite thick as it's really glitter dense. I use two coats here.
UNT Velvety Fins

UNT nail polishes can be purchased from Live Love Polish for $8 each. This seems to be a fun brand but the brushes are too big of a turn off for me unfortunately. Also, they don't print the names of the polish on the bottle anywhere, which is annoying. If you're interested, check out this and the other brands that the website features, you might find something new and exciting! What did you think of these colors from UNT? Have you ever tried anything from them?


❤ Kellie
The products mentioned were provided for an honest review.