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Julep July 2013 It-Girl Box plus “Blakely” from the Bombshell box.

More swatches and full review on the blog.

Become and Julep Maven here with referral ID: 3488485 and promo code “FREEBOX" to get your first box free (just pay shipping).

1 year ago
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lovelifelacquer said: Whoo, great nails and beautiful pictures!! ^^

Thank you! I want to same the same to you! Your blog and Tumblr are adorable. <3

1 year ago
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Indie Spotlight: Femme Fatale Cosmetics.

More swatches and full review on the blog.

Femme Fatale Lacquers available through their website.

International Stocklists:
Llarowe | Harlow & Co. | Shop Ecclectico | Norway Nails | Ledouxnage

1 year ago
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Simple Summer Skittle Mani featuring KKCenterHk 3D Bow Decorations.

See more of this look on the blog.

KKCenterHk 3D bows available on

1 year ago
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Hit Polish Sneak Peek: “Tropics” and “Pretty in Paisley”
To be released July 15th.

More swatches and full review on the blog.

Hit Polish available on Etsy. (20% off all polishes until new release!)

1 year ago
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Happy Independence Day!

See how I created this 4th of July Nail Art look on the blog.

1 year ago
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Nautical Nail Art
(featuring Born Pretty Store Anchor and Compass Water Decals)

More details on the blog.

Decals available for $2.89 through
Get 10% off you entire order with discount code BHL91!

1 year ago
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Funky Stripes featuring Color Club “Reign in Spain” from the Birchbox Wanderlust mini Collection.

More of the look on the blog.
The look is also entered into the #BBWanderlust contest!
<3 this look here on Instagram.

Birchbox Subscriptions and Color Club Wanderlust Collection available for $8 exclusively on

1 year ago
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Social Media Nail Art.

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1 year ago
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Avon Cosmic Holographic Collection 2013

More Swatches and full review on the blog.
For left side shades - see part one.
For right side shades - see part two.

Avon polishes available through your local Avon rep or at

1 year ago
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