Zoya Fourth July Color Freedom Promotion

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Zoya does it again.
Choose any 3 nail polishes for FREE, just pay a total Shipping & Handling of $12 OnLY!

Offer valid NOW – 7/6/14 (11:59pm EST).

Use Code: THREEDOM

– See more at: http://blog.zoya.com/Moment/Celebrate+Color+Freedom+NOW+Fourth+of+July+Promotion!/?Moment=1883#sthash.XxvlrGri.dpuf

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Zoya Earth Day Nail Polish Exchange 2014

It’s that time of the year again, Zoya has announced that they will be disposing off our unwanted polishes in exchange for half off any new Zoya polish!!!

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Info from the Zoya website:

Give the earth a helping hand by joining the healthy nail polish movement! Since its inception, ZOYA has been the pioneer of toxin-free nail polish, releasing the most beautiful colors in the healthiest formula available each season. With Zoya Nail Polish, you don’t have to compromise a healthier lifestyle for a glamorous one. go worry-free with a formula that is free of nasty chemicals like Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, Dibutyl Phthalate, Toluene and Camphor.

Now you can join smart, eco-chic women who are changing their world, one gorgeous Zoya Nail Polish bottle at a time! To help kick start your “color cleanse”, the Zoya Earth Day Nail Polish Exchange is BACK for 2014. Not only is ZOYA making it easy to swap out old, unwanted color for the world’s healthiest and longest wearing natural nail polish formula on the market, we will dispose of your old shades in an eco-friendly manner! This offer is only good for 1 week so hurry – Don’t Wait!

Valid 4/21/14 – 4/28/14 (11:59pm EST)

What is the Zoya Nail Polish Exchange?

Exchange your old nail color for BIG5FREE** ZOYA Nail Polish and let us properly dispose of your unwanted bottles. Only $4.50 per bottle OR $5 for PixieDustT and special effect toppers. Shipping and handling fees apply.

Don’t forget to share your NEW colors on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with Zoya (@ZoyaNailPolish) using #ZoyaEarthDay!

USE CODE: ZDAY2014

How it works:

Visit http://www.zoya.com and add at least 6 bottles and no more than 24 bottles of polish to your cart (salon accounts minimum 12 maximum 48 bottles). Excludes ALL Summer 2014 Collection shades (Tickled, Bubbly & Summer Magical PixieDust).

Apply the code: ZDAY2014

Your order value will be adjusted to reflect a 50% discount (we use these funds to properly dispose of the old nail polish). For an example of how your order should look, see example below.

Complete check-out, review and submit order.

Zoya will ship out your NEW polishes right away. The exchange runs on the honor system, which means offer is not contingent on customer returning polish. See full exchange details at Zoya Blog

I missed this the last time , I am NOT doing it this time πŸ™‚
Gotta run ladies .. Time to help the EARTH !! …
Love

Nail Trends For 2014

Hey beautiful people !!
I was trying to figure out the upcoming nail trends for 2014.. What’s hot what’s not .. So I thought it might be nice to share the ones that strike my fancy .. These are a compilation from different sources (links added to the parent site) … Let me know what you like and what you didn’t ..
So please sit back and enjoy the ride !!

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Click here for Original.

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Image from Nailideasite.com

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The looks is by:
Creative Nail Design (CND)

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Beyonce’s gown designed by Robert Costello For Grammy 2014 , inspired nails.(Click for step by step instructions)

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Elie Saab Spring 2014 Collection inspired nail art.click for instruction

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Christian Dior Resort 2014 Collection Inspired Nail art. Click here for steps to recreate the look.

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Click here for a video tutorial on how to recreate the Ruffian’s Runway Ready Retro Moon manicure.

Finally a runway look that created a stir in the nail manicures …

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The Ruffian Nails!! Now I did look at quite a few combinations but this one strike me the most, I am loving the color contrasts and it so sets the mood for Spring !! How to do it, check right here

Btw: For those like me who were not sure of the difference in half moon and Ruffian mani, I found this really helpful post , do give it a look click here.

Thanks for reading …
If you would like for me or the readers to checkout your blog for a related post please leave a link in the comments section, we will be more than happy to give it read!!!! That’s how blogging friends work.. Sharing common interests Right?? πŸ™‚

Opi Brazil Collection !!

The new Opi collection Brazil will be on sale beginning February 5,2014 including Both nail lacquer ($10.95 each) and gel formulas. The 12 Vibrant colors will be carnival on your finger tips !
For texture polish lovers, Beach Sandies Liquid Sand 4 piece mini pack will be something to look forward to!

Click for Swatches : courtesy ImageBeautyGeek

1) Next Stop.. The Bikini Zone
2) Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around
3) Taupe-Less Beach
4) I Sao Paulo Over There
5) OPI Scores a Goal
6) Amazon…Amazoff
7) I Just Can’t Cope-Acabana
8) Where Did Suzi’s Man-go?
9) Toucan Do It If You Try
10) Kiss Me I’m Brazilian
11) Live.Love.Carnaval
12) Red Hot Rio

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    Opi Brazil Beach Sandies (Liquid Sand Textured 4 Piece Mini Collection)

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1) Samba-dy Loves Purple – textured violet
2) I’m Brazil Nuts Over You – textured matte pink
3) What’s a Little Rain Forest – textured matte blue
4) You’re So Flippy Floppy – textured yellow

Swatches courtesy Swatch and Learn

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OVeRALL: I won’t call colors absolutely unique, but they are all super exciting, vibrant and make me want to own each one !! Absolutely looking forward to it !!!

Thanks for reading …
If you would like for me or the readers to checkout your blog for a related post please leave a link in the comments section, we will be more than happy to give it read!!!! That’s how blogging friends work.. Sharing common interests Right?? πŸ™‚

Illamasqua – Spring 2014 I’m The One

This is a Red Colored, Valentine’s Inspired Special Edition Collection ! And since it’s Red , I love it already πŸ™‚

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Lipstick : $24 for 0.14oz
Maneater – classic cherry red, matt finish ( sold at Sephora. Click for swatch.

Intense Lipgloss : $24
Touch (new color). (Available Soon, I couldn’t find it online for sale anywhere so far)
Picture makes it look like a deep dark red, highly pigmented with deep shimmer.

Coloring Lip Pencil : Β£14 for 0.05oz
Feisty ( Scarlet Red) … True to its name, this color is Fiesty ! and I am absolutely loving it !
I couldn’t find it in few American stores, so I am not sure of its availability .. (image from the Illamasqua website.

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But this ought to give you all a little idea of where the color lies in the shading..( from Illamasqua website)

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Nail Varnish : $17 for 0.5oz
( for sale at Sephora )
Throb, launched in 2011 as part of the Throb Valentine’s Collection ( swatches courtesy Scrangie )

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I have not used any products by Illamasqua, but RED’s .. YES PLEASE !

Thanks for reading …
If you would like for me or the readers to checkout your blog for a related post please leave a link in the comments section, we will be more than happy to give it read!!!! That’s how blogging friends work.. Sharing common interests Right?? πŸ™‚

Opi – Gwen Stefani Collection 2014

Opi in collaboration with Gwen Stefani is introducing 7 limited edition polishes that hit xstores January 2014. I don’t have any polishes to share with you but I did collect some swatches from other bloggers who got the polishes from Opi as a press sample …

1. Love, Angel, Music Baby – The Satin – Swatches by More NailPolish

2. In true Stefani Fashion – The Glitter – Swatches by More NailPolish

3. Over and Over A-Gwen– Creme Gloss – Swatches by www.Ommorphiabeautybar.com

4. Hey Baby – Creme Gloss – Swatched By http://www.Ommorphiabeautybar.com

5. I Sing In Color – Creme Gloss- Swatches by http://www.Ommorphiabeautybar.com

6. 4 In The Morning – The Satin – Swatched by Intensepolishtherapy

7. Push and Stove – couldn’t find any swatches 😦 – but it does come with a complimentary mini of Lay Down That Base

I even found all the swatches here.
FYI : Spotted then collection in Ulta already !! Saw them yesterday Dec 28th .. And I decided not to buy any as it somehow failed to wow me 😦

Nicole by Opi- Carrie Underwood Collection

Hello dear friends. !!
January 2014 marks the launch of 14 new shades. Nicole by Opi, in collebaration with Carrie Underwood, will introduce a mix of pastels, vampy dark shades to glitters. January 2014, they should be available in mass retail stores !

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20131220-224837.jpg Although the colors look extremely pretty, I don’t think they are absolutely unique. As per the pictures they do look like close matches of already existing Opi colors…will just have to wait and watch πŸ™‚