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Pretty Polishes: Wet ‘n Wild Cost Is No Issue

Check out this glitter bomb from the Wet ‘n Wild Ie Baby collection.

Infused with teal micro glitter and bright blue hexagon glitter, this polish reached opacity with only two coats.

Its formula is 10x better than Diamond in the Rough. It isn’t as chunky and really shines with a top coat thrown on top.

Hopefully you’re able to spot this $2.99 wonder in your neck in the woods. If not, check out Nouveau Cheap’s Interactive Map. This collection maaaaay be closer to you than you think. 😉

Nails to the Yeah!: Zoya Charla & Wet N Wild Party of Five Glitters Sophistishe mommy blog

Amor de Lacquer: Orly Birds of a Feather collection

This may be one of my favorite nail polish collections of 2011. Simply because it’s, well…it’s random.

While most nail polish collections follow a certain theme, this collection throws in polishes from various color families all free and willy nilly. Like a boss!! Orly was all like, “Forget what you know about collections where every polish has to come from a similar color family and finish.” This collection is so me. It’s awesome. Okay, well there is a BIT of a theme. Each of the polishes are named after birds. I don’t like that part because I actually really hate birds. They are just mean creatures. They’ll crap on your car instead of on a patch of grass. That’s just rude. But yeah, I digress.

Lucky Ducky is a true green creme that goes to an opaque finish with only 2 coats. It’s a fantastic green. It seems like this color should be yellow though, uh? That’s what I’m talkin’ about. Orly is so random. I love it!

Peachy Parrot is is a soft sherbet-y orange with streaks of silver. I didn’t think I’d like this shade when I first saw it but it’s actually quite fantastic.

Sea Gurl is really supposed to be “seagull”. Get it? Get it? Gosh, I love you, Orly. You witty thang you. In the bottle Sea Gurl looks to be a dirty silver but it has a bit of an olive touch to it. The chrome finish is just stunning on this one.

Sweet Peacock is perhaps one of the most beautiful blues that I have ever seen. It even trumps Zoya’s Tart and that is my favorite blue polish. This shocking metallic blue gives me life. Life!

Fowl Play is the shade that has us nail polish lovers going nuts. I can’t get over how beautiful this polish is. First of all…it’s a flakey. Nothing excites me more than a flakey. This dark berry polish contains bits and pieces of orange and blue glass-y lookin’ specs. It’s dynamic! While it does well on its own, when layered over another polish it can really pop.

Night Owl is hmm…how can I describe Night Owl? It’s a beige-y shimmery polish that may not flatter every skin complexion but is unique in its own right. It almost looks like mushy oatmeal. Without the oats.

Must Haves:
-Fowl Play: That’s a given. You pretty much need this polish.
-Sweet Peacock: Unless of course you already have something similar.
-Sea Gurl: This is such a chrome goddess of a polish.

I used 2 coats for each polish and didn’t use a topcoat. The formula was excellent. Orly polishes always have such great drying times on them. Oh! And who knew you could buy Orly polishes directly from their website? Snag ’em for $7.50 a pop.

See any you like?

Amor de Lacquer….the series all about nail polish and nail care! Send your requests,
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Pretty Polishes: Wet ‘n Wild Diamond in the Rough

Nail polish fanatics are going nuts over Wet ‘n Wild’s Ice Baby collection. If you spot this collection in stores, get it now. I mean…NOW. These holographic glitters are ridiculously insane and there isn’t anything like them. I pretty much say that about everything though. One of the kids from that collection is Diamond in the Rough.

Craziness, right? I blurred out the last picture just to give you an idea of how sparkly this polish is. It’s one of the more chunkier glitters so that means removal will be PIA but it’s worth it. I actually really prefer this polish over black. It looks all galaxy-like ‘n stuff. See…

It is quite the chunk monster on its own.

Freaking awesome. It’s a little more expensive than most Wet ‘n Wild polishes and retails for a whopping $2.99. Total wallet breaker, uh? Save even more with Target coupons.

Nails to the Yeah!: Zoya Charla & Wet N Wild Party of Five Glitters Sophistishe mommy blog


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Wet ‘n Wild Saved by the Blue nail polish

I love these cutesy nail polish names that Wet ‘n Wild have. They make me all nostalgic. I used to watch Saved by the Bell every morning while getting ready for school. I was like a junior and senior attending Lincoln High School and I wanted nothing more than to have the life of the kids at Bayside. Just as cool as Saved by the Bell is Saved by the Blue…

What a sick blue, yo. 2 coats and 1 top coat gave me this beauty. Stunning, right? Retailing for $2, it’s almost a sin to not own this. Especially with it being so cheap and all.

It almost reminds of Zoya’s Tart but I think Tart is just a liiiittle darker. While it has a bit of sparkle to it, Saved by the Blue could almost pass for a creme.

Well, maybe not. I don’t know. I’m really struggling to find the words to describe this epic polish here. This is when being a beauty blogger sucks.

Is it just me or is this blue just…blue-tiful?

Okay sorry. I had to do it. 8)

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 17

Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Clumps of Mascara – has tried a natural deodorant that doesn’t make her smell like a goat. She has now converted and won’t be using traditional deodorants ever again. Yay!

EauMG – Villainess Soaps has launched a limited edition fall collection. Visit EauMG for a coupon code!

Gouldylox Reviews – This is one fall trend you should embrace!

Lipglossiping – gives you the chance to win an exclusive, signed bottle of Michael Kors’ signature fragrance. One of only ten in existence!

Nouveau Cheap – My purple lipstick obsession continues with the new Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Violet Frenzy.

Pink Sith – has a breakthrough in her Post Traumatic Mascara Disorder and realizes that colored mascara, especially from Make Up For Ever, can be beautiful!

Prime Beauty – did not contract rabies, it’s just part of the fun and fab new Fabulips Treatment Kit from Bliss. It may look superfluous, but once you try it you’ll be hooked forever!

Phyrra – puckers up with Too Faced Full Bloom Lip and Cheek Color.

Vampy Varnish – Has fun with the new Zoya Gems & Jewels Holiday 2011 Collection

we heart this – Stef declares 100% Pure’s Coconut body creme the BEST she’s ever tried. Do you have any idea how many body cremes she’s tried?

Beauty Junkies Unite – Get your sneak peek of Guerlain’s Holiday 2011 Collection, “Belle de Nuit”!

Question of the Week:

What is your favorite makeup collection
or limited edition product this fall?


B says, “I haven’t seen anything that looks spectacular just yet.”

Any limited edition products catching your eye?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League


The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 14


Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Phyrra – The Independent Spotlight for August is Silk Naturals! Learn all about Karen and her company, as well as enter the SN Giveaway.

Vampy Varnish – Check out the On The Prowl nail collection from Wet n Wild for Fall 2011!

we heart this – our inner goth is crying dark tears of joy over the MAC New Black collection, part of the MAC Me Over launch.

Clumps of Mascara – Knows that you pretty much HAVE to add this Sonia Kashuk brush to your collection.

EauMG – Victoria interviews natural perfumer, Amanda Feeley of Esscentual Alchemy Perfumes. Find out her inspiration and her favorite Old Hollywood icon.

Gouldylox Reviews – As if you needed a good reason to pick up the new Tarte SmolderEYES collection, here are three ideas that are as easy as they are beautiful!

Krasey Beauty – Sit back and enjoy, as we weave a tale of magic, mischief, and the Zoya Nail Polish Mirrors Collection.

Nouveau Cheap – doesn’t do purple lipsticks, but this one brought her to her knees (and made her open her wallet).

Pink Sith – reminds you to pick up those Tom Ford Private Blend Lip Collection lipsticks before they disappear when his new beauty line is released in the fall.

Prime Beauty – says the new NARS Larger Than Life lip glosses give a GIANT dose of shine in 8 fabulous colors!


Question of the Week:


What’s your favorite haircare line?


B says, “I don’t think I have one. I review several brands for Loc Rocker and I have yet to really have found a favorite. Plus, I cross-use. I like Peter Lamas’ shampoo, Jane Carter’s conditioner and homemade moisturizer. I so can’t choose.”

What about you? What fragrance would you like to sniff again?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League


Premiere Orlando 2011

Yep, I went to the enormous beauty trade show known as Premiere Orlando again this year. This is my third time going and I still NEVER really prepare myself for this ginormous affair that is this show. I did, however, make a list of the brands that I wanted to check out which made tackling the show a looooot easier. Hit the jump to see what I discovered at Premiere Orlando.

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume I


Welcome to the inaugural post for The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!


Beauty Junkies Unite – just can’t get enough of Urban Decay’s Greed Eyeshadow Primer Potion.

Clumps of Mascara – tried brown eyeliner for the first time. It wasn’t what she thought it was.

EauMG – reviews a NEST candle. It’s fragrance will put a smile on your face.

Nouveau Cheap – puts the new Revlon Crazy Shine Nail Buffer to the test. Does it really give you 400% shiner nails in seconds?

Orange to LA – has her first experience with Jill Stuart Cream Eye Shadows, see if these shimmery shadows get you noticed!

Pink Sith – is finally able to get some much needed color on to her pale cheeks thanks to Yves Saint Laurent Creme de Blush # 5. No Pinching required!

Phyrra – discusses foundations, skin undertones & overtones and shows you her naked face!

Vampy Varnish – Zoya ModMattes Collection for Spring 2011 swatches & review.

we heart this – takes a look at the new Hourglass Aura Cheek and Lip Stains. Finally, a stain that you can be happy about!

Question of the Week:

If YOU could only wear one lip product for the rest
of all time (gasp!), what would it be?:

B says, “That’s a tough one but I’d go with a Korres Lip Butter. They feel absolutely divine and give a subtle pop.”


See you next week!
~The Lipstick League