Monday, June 13, 2011

Essie Braziliant and Essie Vermillionaire

I had a terrific weekend. Incidentally, DBF was out of town for the weekend… is it bad that my weekend alone was so awesome? LOL. I met a NBer on Sunday and had a really great time.


Weekend haul / presents: OPI Glitzerland, Glacier Bay Blues (yahoo!), Essie Jazz, Essie In Stitches, Essie Mesmerize, Essie Absolutely Shore, Essie Sag Harbor, Essie Chinchilly

There's a hockey game on tonight, so I will be swatching these babies tonight!

I also got these super cute decals!!! Aren't they fabulous?!


So, last week, aveyou.com had a 2 hour flash sale in celebration of their Facebook page getting 400 followers/friends. The code was shared on NB and I broke my no-buy! I believed it was a sign that the sale was announced right after I had set up my blog sale (LOL, thank you everyone who purchased!! You made me feel less guilty XD).


Aveyou haul: OPI Koala Bear-y, OPI YDKJ Suede, OPI Have a Tempura Tan-trum, Essie Shelter Island, Essie Smooth Sailing, Essie Braziliant, Essie Vermillionaire

Today, I'm going to show you guys the two gorgeous orange shades I bought!

Essie Braziliant – From the recent Essie collection, this shimmery orange actually doesn't dry that shiny! I topcoated it for these pics. Very pretty! 2 coats.



Essie Vermillionaire – This is from last year's summer collection. I always thought it was gorgeous, but too bold for me. Luckily, after this wonderful year of nail polish appreciation, I feel confident enough to sport this on my tips! … on the weekend, at least :) Lovely formula, shown with 2 coats.


Piff mentioned recently that this polish was quite close to DL Lara's Theme. This nugget of info made Vermillionaire an easy buy for me, LOL! Thanks, Piff!

And a quickie comparison between Braziliant and Vermillionaire: They look more similar in the picture than they do in real life. I'm happy to have both shades.


I still have a lot of polish to go through and purge, but all these new pretties make me so happy! I'm so grateful that I am easily amused.

DBF is coming home tonight. My awesome weekend has come to an end (LOL). How was your weekend?!

p.s. I also ordered 2 more holos from fabuloustreet. BOOYAH.

18 comments:

  1. They are both gorgeous, I like the first one best! And those decals are adorable!

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  2. Great hauls! The decals are amazing.  That crab is so cute!

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  3. Vermillionaire is very nice! I've oredered only Too Too Hot and Meet me at Sunset from this collection. But now I am thinking about Vermillionaire, too :))

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  4. You are rocking those oranges. I have yet to find one that looks good on me. When you break a no-buy, you do it in style! XD

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  5. When it rains, it pours! :D

    Are you home yet, are you home yet?! LOL.

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  6. I resisted picking those up this weekend!

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  7. Yeah, that's how it goes with me. Weeks of nothing worth buying, then BAM I get like 20 things LOL

    No, I'm not home yet. Flight leaves at 4:40 today, so I won't back home until late!

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  8. Haha, I'll stop harrassing you then. Have a safe flight! :)

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  9. Soon, my precious... soon! ^_^

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  10. so pretty! these roanges look stunning on you & i love your swatches always!

    (p.s. i'm still laughing about the crazy madness that sale caused on NB..haha such mayhem!)

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  11. great hauls! I love the oranges, they look great on you. Looking forward to Jazz swatch :)

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  12. Thanks! I'll  be sure to do a comparison of Jazz against my favourite nude, Orly Country Club Khaki!

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  13. Thanks, hun! :) NB causes a lot of frenzy!

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  14. OpinionatedLittleFingerJune 13, 2011 at 6:57:00 PM EDT

    Congratulations for your new polishes!!!
    I'll definitely get Brazilliant!
    Vermillionaire is sold out on the online store I buy my Essies.

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  15. Love the decals! where did you get them??

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  16. I need to know where those decals are from! i'm dying for them!!!

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  17. Where are the decals from?! I NEED THEM NOW!!

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