Beauty Fix: Pretty Polishes


I thought it would be fun to share a few favorite polishes today.  To me, nail polish is more of an accessory than a beauty product.  I look at nail polish more like jewelry than anything as you can frequently change things up and mix and match your polish to go with your look.  One thing that remains consistent is my devotion to Zoya’s Polish Remover… it’s the best, far and away… and also the least offensive smelling.  For more on why I love the rest of these products, keep on reading!

I’ve waxed on and on about Deborah Lippman’s Ruby Red Slippers but I’m also crazy for a few of her other glittery shades… Cleopatra in New York and Across the Universe are favorites.  For a more classic nail, I adore Modern Love.

Zoya Polish Remover  just the best, hands down.

I’ve recently gotten hooked on Julep and really like this set…  a perfect pink, nude, and dark nail color.  It’s really all you need!

Edgy + cool, I love this sparkly gray

My friend Caitlin introduced me to Essie’s Rockstar Skinny ages ago, but can be hard to find since it was part of the Winter ’08 collection.  It’s the perfect deep, bloody red.

Zoya Grace is my favorite pale pink (and not just because of the name.)  It’s a great neutral.

I loved Essie’s Leading Lady collection this Fall, so naturally am obsessed with this kit, which features minis of four of the colors.

This NARS shade is simply the perfect red.

This Color Club Kit (availably exclusively at Birchbox) is especially fun during this time of year.  I absolutely love that it comes with foil flakes… fun, festive, and with endless options to get creative.

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  1. Love me some sparkly nails! I am awful at painting my own so always get them done but these colors are to die for!

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  2. Deborah Lippman seriously has the best varnish. Love, love, love it!

    Cheers, Elizabeth of The Corner Apartment

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  3. must try deborah lippman glitters! I am so obsessed with zoya polish; you’re right, no smell so perfect for my daughter’s weekly manis (which include no less than four colors and lots of glitter! ha).

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  4. oooh love me some nail polish, never tried deborah lippman before, so might have to look into it. also now i want to try that zoya polish remover!

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  5. Ahh, I’m such a nail polish addict so of course I love this post! I’ve never tried the Zoya nail polish remover but it sounds amazing from the way you write about it. I’ll have to pick up a bottle!

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  6. I love getting nail polish recommendations! I don’t try enough to know, but I absolutely will be checking these out!

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  7. One of each, please 🙂 Love this roundup!

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  8. Eira:

    I love nail polishes and after some time, finally Essie came to Norway. 🙂
    Now I can find it everywhere! I also love Deborah Lippman 😉
    I have Across The Universe, Don’t Tell Mama and Forget you. I just got myself a beautiful metalick blue Essie that I’m by the way, wearing right now 😀

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