Harry Potter Hogwarts House Nail Polishes Review and Swatches

As part of the House range of Boots Harry Potter offerings, there is a set of four house themed polishes. There are 4 polishes in this set, which costs £12.50. They look lovely and make a good addition to any Potterheads collection. I am unimpressed with the quality of the polishes themselves though. So let’s […]

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MakeUp Academy Peel off Base Coat

MakeUp Academy’s Peel Off Base polish costs £2 either online or instore at your local Superdrug. This is designed for easy removal of glitter polish. It’s a god send for anyone who loves the look of glitter polish but hates removing it. Application is easy. Simply apply it as a basecoat before your nail colour. […]

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Illamasqua Raindrop Polish Review & Swatch – Pink and Grey

Here are swatches of Illamasqua’s Limited Edition Raindrops nail polish. Both are limited Edition and cost £13.50 from the Illamasqua website. Raindrops is described as ‘Sheer light grey, with a jelly finish’. Pink Raindrops is described as ‘cool pink’. There are little bits in each of these to simulate the effects of raindrops. I purchased […]

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Seventeen Rock Hard Nail Effect Review & Swatches

Meet Rock Hard Nail Effects by 17. It’s a textured nail polish that costs £3.99 either online or at your high street retailer. They don’t have interesting names the deep navy blue one is called Blue and the black one is called Black. Neither are shiny polishes instead going for a more tarmac type look. It […]

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Models Own Banger Nail Polish Review & Swatch

Meet Banger from Models Own. It’s part of the fireworks collection and costs £4.99 online or £5 in your local bottleshop. It’s a glitter polish with a clear base and several different types of glitter in it. There are some really small bits, larger round ones that are blue or pink and lots and lots […]

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Nail Geek Nail Paints Review & Swatches

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The Nail Geek Full Paints collection costs only £5.96, which means you essentially get one of these colours for free. There are five colours a primary blue, yellow and red. Also, there’s an apple green and a bright pink. There is a tiny bit of glitter in the green polish but you can’t really see […]

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MakeUp Academy Natural​ Days Polish Review & Swatch

This is MUA’s nail polish in Natural Days. It’s a light pink polish with a shiny finish. It’s quite hard to make this opaque. Even after four layers, it wasn’t quite a solid colour. I must admit the older brush in this old style bottle really didn’t help with that but even with the newer […]

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Melange nail polish by Illamasqua Review & Swatch

Melange from Illamasqua is described as a golden teal with a matte finish. It costs £14.50 online or your nearest counter. It’s definitely teal, the greener end of teal. The gold from the gold microglitter contained in it. It’s a wonderful shade and reminds me of old English houses. It’s that kind of green. I’d […]

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Nails Inc Whitehall Magnetic Plosh Review & Swatch

Nails Inc’s Whitehall magnetic nail polish. It costs £13.00 from the Nails Inc Website or your local stockist. Whitehall is a black/green polish. When first coated on the nails it does have a nice shine and if used without the magnet effect is actually quite an interesting shade. It’s opaque in one coat but if […]

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