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Chickettes.com: Dollish Polish Deadly Nightshade

Dollish Polish – Deadly Nightshade

I purchased a few new indie polishes lately and this is the first one that I bought from the Dollish Halloween collection… Deadly Nightshade.  The swatch on this one led me to believe that it has a nice purple base, but the base is actually VERY sheer.  I had...

Essie Shine of the Times and Matte About You

Essie Shine of the Times

Uh oh… I think I have a new favorite polish.  This is Essie Shine of the Times – it’s actually a top coat with shimmery flakes in it.  I feel like this would look good on top of just about any color, so I can’t wait to try more...

Fall manicure - browns & sparkle

Manicure with Fall Colors

Fall has officially arrived in Cleveland, Ohio. Brrr… these last few days have been chilly. I broke out the sweaters and jeans, but I still refuse to turn the heat on in hopes that we might get a little more warm weather yet. So here’s my first fall manicure…...

IBD Meteorite Soak Off Gel Polish Swatch

IBD Soak Off Gel Polish – Meteorite Swatch

IBD is the next brand of gel polish that I’m trying out.  This color is called Meteorite.  So far I have no complaints about this polish – the application went smoothly and I don’t see any wear on the tips yet after having it on for 2 days like...

Chickettes.com: Gelish Cashmere Kind of Gal Swatch

Gelish Cashmere Kind of Gal Swatch

This is Cashmere Kind of Gal from the House of Gelish collection.  It’s a nice soft grey – it really does remind me of cashmere.  Two thin coats do the trick with this one, but be careful not to apply it too thick or it will wrinkle when curing...

Gelish Starburst Color Swatch

Gelish Starburst Swatch

Here are some swatches for Gelish Starburst. I’ve had some issues with this one. I’m not sure if it’s my bottle or the color in general, but it seems a bit watery compared to other Gelish polishes. I have two issues when applying it – first it often pulls...

Chickettes.com: Gelish Chevron Nail Art

Gelish Chevron Nail Art

I experimented today with this Chevron style design using some new nail stickers that I bought at this eBay store.  This is a bit tricky with gel polish, but after a few attempts I finally figured out a method that seemed to work.  Next time I’ll have to take...