Fun with Glitter Topcoats: Essie, Floss Gloss, Urban Outfitters, Zoya

Like many of us, I go through polish phases. Sometimes I prefer neutral cremes, sometimes bright pastels, sometimes dark shimmers. The category I’m most fickle about, though, is the glitter topcoat. I’ve accumulated quite a few over the years (so pretty in the bottle!), but I usually find it hard to wear glitter on ordinary… Read More Fun with Glitter Topcoats: Essie, Floss Gloss, Urban Outfitters, Zoya

A Journey Through Purge-atory, Part 3: Lipsticks and Nail Polishes

“A Journey Through Purge-atory” is my ongoing, if not exactly regular, destashing series; here are my first and second posts. Today, let’s get rid of some lipstick and polish! Lipsticks, left to right: YSL Glossy Stain in Rouge Gouache, Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Mauvy Night, Revlon Colorstay Ultimate Suede Lipstick in Supermodel, Maybelline Colorsensational… Read More A Journey Through Purge-atory, Part 3: Lipsticks and Nail Polishes

How to Apply American Apparel Glitter Nail Polish in Daisy Field

1. Spend several days wondering whether twenty-seven is too old to wear a topcoat containing holographic microglitter and large pastel daisy-shaped glitter. Entertain paranoid visions of one of your advisors running into you in the department office, noticing your daisy-covered nails, and immediately losing all respect for you. 2. Decide that twenty-seven is not too… Read More How to Apply American Apparel Glitter Nail Polish in Daisy Field