Hello lovelies & happy Sunday & happy May 1st! Can you believe it? Summer really is almost here.
Today I thought I’d show off a Springy & pretty pink shade for this week’s Swatch Sunday post, which is by Deborah Lippman: Groove is in the Heart. I feel like pink is not one of those shades that I wear a whole lot, but when looking through my pick this week, it caught my eye, & I had to show it off.
2 coats, no top coat.
You’re looking at two coats of polish for full coverage. In the bottle, the shade has a pretty shimmer, but on the nail, it gets hidden, & comes across looking more cream. The colour itself leans a bit peach to me, which I think compliments by skin tone quite nicely. It’s a very unassuming colour, which means it would be suitable for a variety of occasions.
The formula wasn’t too difficult to work with, but did require a careful hands just to make sure the polish went on level. I feel like this could easily be solved by the application of a top coat which always smoothes things out nicely.
I am still bummed about the shimmer though — that’s one of the reasons I picked this polish to wear, but it didn’t show up on the nail at all.
All in all, I think this is a very pretty shade. Even though I own a ton of it, I’m not usually a pink nail polish on its own kind of girl. This is definitely a shade I think would be awesome on my toes, especially with a bit of a tan. & I could definitely see myself using it as a base for an assortment of nail art!
What do you think about this polish pick? Do you have Deborah Lippman Groove is in the Heart in your polish collection? I tried to find this shade online, but being a released from Spring 2013, I don’t think it’s still available, with the exception of an Ebay listing I saw.
Can you believe that it’s the last day of 2021? I’m actually shocked at how quickly this year has gone by. Obviously I couldn’t let this year end without one more nail art look to share — & what’s more fun than some gold holo chevron claws for the end of the year?
The polishes I used for this manicure are:
Base Coat: Essie First Base
Top Coat: Seche Vive
Deborah Lippmann Good Girl Gone Bad
Color Club Ain’t it Grand
SnailNails Deep Chevron Vinyls
How classy do these nails look? I love this holo gold over this deep wine base? These are so shimmery & glittery & sparkly. I may only be spending New Years Eve hanging out with a big bottle on kombucha on my couch, but I’ll have the sparkliest nails ever.
What do you think about these New Year’s Eve claws? What nail are trends are you excited about in 2022? Let me know down in the comments below!
t’s another quiet year, obviously, but I had to do something fun on my nails. I had this image in my head of a rainbow over a pretty green, & I think that the end result turned out exactly how I had pictured. I even managed to sneak in a little holo too.
I love how these turned out, even though they were super time consuming haha. Who know 7 stripes of colour could be so much work. I also totally did my colours backwards, but you know what… I still think they’re awesome, & I hope you do too! & of course, I had to add a little holo to really bring my rainbow to life!
What do you think of my St Patrick’s Day rainbow nails? Are you wearing a special green design today? Let me know in the comments below! 🌈🍀💗
Hello lovelies & Happy Sunday! & happy Valentine’s Day! 💗💕 Hope your day is filled with every kind of love — from Friends, from Family, from Pets. & if you’re just not into the holiday what so ever, don’t forget: tomorrow is 50% off chocolate day.
Today I’ve got one more pink polish to share— Deborah Lippmann 99 Luftballons!
3 coats, no top coat.
Base is a beautiful, but sheer, fuchsia pink jelly with an assortment of multi coloured glitters. Like with most polishes like this, I would usually layer it over a corresponding shade to cut down on coats required — & keep clean up from being as complicated & frustrating. But for my swatches, I wanted to show the polish in its true glory.
I will say, I have a few glittery shades like this from Deborah Lippmann, & this shade versus Strongerwas definitely a little less packed with glitters. If I wanted to wear this shade on its own, & cut down on coats, I would probably sponge the glitter on instead.
I would just make sure to wear a peel of base coat first!
I originally got this mini bottle as part of a bigger set via Winners a few years ago. From the looks of things, this shade was originally released in 2013, so the only listings I could find for it were via Ebay & Poshmark. It could also pop up at places like Winners, Marshall’s or TJMax as those stores seem to get old school shades like this all the time.
It’s definitely a pretty glitter to wear for whatever occasion you may need a little extra sparkle.
What do you think about Deborah Lippmann 99 Luftballons? Would you wear this pretty pink glitter? What is your favourite glitter polish? Let me know all your thoughts down in the comments below!