Nail Polish Lottery Club – Week 80

I actually thought that the removal process of last week’s pick would be a pain because I had on water decals, but it actually was a bit easier, I was gently remove the polish with an orange stick, with just tiny amount of nail polish remover to get some of the pieces left behind. No fuss, no muss and the best part there was absolutely no staining…. so good job Julep!

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THIS WEEK’S RANDOM Pick

Zoya’s Tori

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Are you still not sure what the Nail Polish Lottery Club let me give you a quick rundown; It’s a club for nail polish lovers. Do you have lots of nail polish you never used before? Put all your untried polishes into an excel sheet and  every week we pick a random number and wear a different nail polish, then we post the results on our YouTube channel, blog, or on the NPLClub Facebook page! Totally easy right? If you’d like to join us feel free, we’re all totally  cool!!

Nail Polish Lottery Club guidelines link
Nail Polish Lottery Club Facebook page

Use the hashtag: #nplclub on Twitter and Instagram

PROGRAMING NOTE: Generally the number is posted in the afternoon on Monday, but at the time of creating this post (Tuesday 5:30pm) the number wasn’t posted so I’m just randomly picked on for my self so that I could keep schedule of this blog

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20140710_18311120140710_183120The web site describes Tori as “Deep cool-toned berry red packed with pink duochrome shimmer and silver microglitter. It seems like it’s been forever since I had a  Zoya polish on my nails, so believe me when I say I am super happy. I really love this brand of polish and I think it’s a fantastic value for the quality that I’m getting. I don’t think that I have ever had an issue with this brand; which is why I was a little freaked out when I put on my first coat of this polish and Ii t was super thin. I seriously freaked out a little bit; I started to wonder if the polish was to old… maybe I got a bad batch…. something… but after putting on the second coat I quickly realized that everything evened out by the second (which I was really grateful for). Although two coats should be good enough I did 3 just to make sure. But you can see in the photos (if you look close enough) there is still a bit of VNL. Overall the application was smooth and I had no issues with clumping or taking too long to dry.

I think the thing that I liked to most about this polish was the shimmer . I love a polish that has shimmer and glitter in makes me feel super girly. This is a polish that is really at it’s best when it’s in the sunlight. as you can tell in the pictures there is a bit of shimmer, but add a little 20140710_183038sunlight and you’ll definitely get a little bit more.  I thought about adding a little nail art, but seriously this is Zoya… you gotta let it stand on it’s own.

The whole time I was applying this polish I kept thinking that I already had a polish just like this, but as you can see from the photo the Ulta 20140710_171655polish is more of a jelly with larger glitters and shimmers… it’s similar, but hey…there’s not law saying that you can’t have similar polishes in your collection.

I love my cat… she’s so expressive and I seriously think she’s over this whole nail polish thing, but hey she has to do it … I feed her… but seriously she doesn’t seem all that excited about this particular polish as evident by her bitch face…. well po-po on her I thought that the polish was great. I never seem to have any real issues with Zoya20140710_183204 polishes, the colors are fantastic, the price is goo for the quality of polish (especially if you can get it at one of their sales) So Tori is getting a super solid 9 out of 10! The only reason why it’s not getting a perfect score if because I would have liked to have a little bit of shimmer in the polish.

 

 

 

Until Next Time…
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Nail Polish Lottery Club – Week 51

Before we begin I just want to wish everyone a Happy Holiday’s and no matter where you are in the world I hope you spend it with the ones that you love. Now on the the polish pick… I guess I’ll be calling this week double trouble, second week in a row that I get a teal shade.

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THIS WEEK’S RANDOM NUMBER IS 311

Alternate number  1+3+8 = 12

Pure Ice’s Twisted

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Are you still not sure what the Nail Polish Lottery Club let me give you a quick rundown; It’s a club for nail polish lovers. Do you have lots of nail polish you never used before? Put all your untried polishes into an excel sheet and  every week we pick a random number and wear a different nail polish, then we post the results on our YouTube channel, blog, or on the NPLClub Facebook page! Totally easy right? If you’d like to join us feel free, we’re all totally  cool!!

Nail Polish Lottery Club guidelines link :https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PJtYOL0VJjvrrfDVgK-3GSnjCcuyRDdj0Gb9IZKMjQA/edit
Nail Polish Lottery Club Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/NailPolishLotteryClub?fref=ts
Nail Polish Lottery Club Twitter hashtag: #nplclub

 

 

 

When I grabbed this polish at my local Walmart, I was attracted to this particular polish due to  two things. one, it was a great color, and two it had lots of sparkle, that’s a win and win in my book.  Twisted is a flashy blue-green flakie The base is a sheer ocean blue and it’s full of micro glitters in blue and green and a tiny bit of purple. The more layers you apply the greener it becomes.
20131219_180431I purchased this polish in the summer so I’m not sure if this is an isolated incident by the polish was very thin and I new that it was going to take more that two layers to get the look that I wanted. After applying two layers I noticed that there was still parts of my nail that were still very streaky and bare especially on the tips on my nails. I had to be 20131219_180445really careful because if the thinness of the formula that there was no pooling on the nails. Overall this polish didn’t take very long to dry, although it’s very tacky while it dries (so try no to touch anything). All of that aside, I did like the way it looked once it was (

Let me just go on a tangent. I was unable to take a good picture of the nail polish so you can see how pretty it was so I went to the Pure Ice website… let me tell you it’s the saddest little website I have ever seen for nail polishes. They don’t even have color swatches…  how in the hell are you suppose to now which ones that you want to buy… I mean are you serious?

So an hour after the nail polish was completely dried and I’m typing this blog entry I notice that the polish is starting to smug? Are you kidding me? I mean come on!! I get that this is a lower end polish but all the hassle that this polish has caused me makes me want to get my $1.97 back! As you can imagine this one is scoring low …. 2 out of 10.

I’m hoping that it’s a fluke, because I remember seeing a lot of adorable colors on the display… I’m really disappointed.20131219_200416

 

Until Next time….

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