Nail Polish Lottery Club – Week 73

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THIS WEEK’S RANDOM NUMBER IS 185

Alternative Number  1+8+5 = 14

New York Colors’ (NYC) Tudor City Teal

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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
Use the hashtag: #nplclub on Twitter and Instagram

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I come from the school of taught that you can never go wrong with a teal polish a bright teal, a muted teal….I’m all for it; it’s one of the shades that can work for everyone. Although this shade is a smidge darker, you can achieve an identical look with the slightly more expensive Turks and Caicos from Essie

I do think that NYC is a very underrated brand for polish, and usually I have really positive experiences with their polishes and let’s me honest you can’t get any better than a buck for good polishes

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This polish is watery, sheer, and  has an uneven formula. it requires three coats to be opaque, 20140523_210824but there were parts of my nail that was very thin and streaky in places so some nails requires four and five coats.  The photo is a picture of my thumb with 3 coats of the polish and you notice there are areas 20140523_213949that are still a but streaky.

This nail polish looks exactly like it does  which to be honest I wasn’t so sure about since I had to add so many layers on my nails. And despite the fact that this nail polish only coats $.99 cents,  I found this polish to honest be a LOT of work… but the overall look was fabulous!

This might be a polish that I’ll be giving to my little cousins to use when it’s time to play dress-up, because of the price it’s not a huge loss, so I guess I’ll have to use other polishes to expand my teal collection. This one is gonna be short and sweet…there is really not much I can say 20140526_210537about this polish… the application process completely soured my opinion of this manicure. This weeks pick get’s a 4 out of 10! Let’s me real, I could have given it a 6, but I didn’t want to.

Sookie seems more excited about the polis than I did…

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Until Next Time…
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Nail Polish Lottery Club – Week 62

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THIS WEEK’S RANDOM NUMBER IS 64

Alternate number 6 + 4 = 10

J Nail Lacquer in Teal Green

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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=ts0
Nail Polish Lottery Club Twitter hashtag: #nplclub

When I grabbed the nail polish I was confused because I had no clue where I got it from, usually can look at a polish and remember where I got this from…not this one. So I looked it up because I have never heard of this particular polish before….and there is not a 20140308_222021lot of information, one thing that popped up was the Rockey Trading Company…. apparently they sell this brand of nail polish in bulk so I’m thinking where ever I got this polish originally got it from there….. so the mystery continues….

I love a teal green, I guess that’s why I have so many of them in collection, but when no prior experience with this brand I forged ahead with a base coat and a idea of what I 20140308_221904wanted my nails to look like. The first layer had me seriously worried because it was so thin and the whole time I was thinking, “this is gonna be a mess” so I took the slow and steady approach and allowed the layer to dry for 30 minutes before apply the second layer; which turned out great… the color was nice and rich and exactly as it appears in the bottle.

Since I was feeling a little funky I decided to do a little cute nail art on all of the fingers… man those lines were a pain… and not all of them were straight, but no one is looking at my nails that closely but me. Then I topped it off with  Salon Perfect’s Matte FX (topcoat) . I was really happy with the look… Now this is the second time that I have used this particular top coat and the first time left my nail polish uber brittle and it started cracking and fell off, well you know I’m hard-headed and I tried again… and guess what I woke up with a little surprise (did I mention that I did my nails before bed?) , I’m not sure exactly what type of gymnastics that I do when I’m sleeping but I shouldn’t wake up 7 hours later with chips in my nail polish. Simply unacceptable… now I’m not gonna place the blame on J Lacquer… nope this is all Salon Perfect’s fault!!

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Now on to a a score, although this polish seem to come out of nowhere, the application was great, and I honestly think I would have gotten a nice wear out of this polish had a chosen a better topcoat… so J Lacquer get’s a

7 out of 10

I hope everyone had a better experience with their polish than I had this week..

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.

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Until Next time….

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