All posts filed under: Nails Polish Reviews

Julep Angela Review

Hello everyone! It feels wonderful to join all of you on yet another post to kick off the new year. Today I wanted to share a unique polish that I had in my rotation for a few months now after picking it up from my local Marshall’s department store. Julep’s Angela shade is a gorgeous blue/teal based polish drizzled with flecks of green. It’s duo chrome finish lends for a rather dynamic look when it catches the light. It shifts between blue/teal, to green, and even to a purple at just the right angles. It applied beautifully with two thin coats and was a joy to work with as it glided with ease. I applied it over my Sally Hansen Hard as Nails base coat and did not apply a top coat to see the longevity and shine. I will say this polish does a have a fantastic shine and metallic finish. I haven’t had chips thus far in the few days I’e worn which is great considering I have been a busy bee lately! …

Transitioning to Fall Shades

Hello everyone! I am thrilled to be back with yet another post! Before sharing today’s post, I wanted to apologize for the sudden disappearance. I was quite ill for what felt like an eternity, but thankfully that has dissipated and I am delighted to create new content for all of you! Now let’s move on to today’s post. With fall in full swing and the crisp air starting to move in, fall nail polish shades are a must to bring together a cozy look. I wanted to share some of my favorites with all of you! Essie – For the Twill of It  This shade is an incredibly interesting holographic polish that applies beautifully on the nails. This multi-chrome polish shifts between teal, purple, magenta, and a deep rusty silver. I love this shade for fall as it is different take on the classic, low key autumnal polish. It maintains a discreet appeal while still being eye catching. Note: due to it’s metallic finish it can leave a streaky appearance so apply carefully. OPI – The Spy Who …

Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Vs. Double Duty Review

Hello everyone! I am thrilled to share a new post with all of you today. I wanted to compare Sally Hansen’s Double Duty polish to the Hard as Nails varnish and discuss my overall thoughts on which I prefer of the two. Let’s begin! Double Duty “All-in-one patented strengthening base and top coat works double time…for double protection.  As a base coat, Double Duty moisturizes and hydrates nails with Panthenol.  As a top coat, Double Duty protects with Nylon.”  – Sally Hansen I have spent the last few months using this top and bottom coat polish and have rather mixed feelings about it’s performance. I did find it to leave a lustrous finish on the nails and reduced the amount of chipping as well as a quick dry time, but the peeling of my nails was rather alarming. The clear coat itself would easily lift around the edges and peel which I felt did not add to the overall health of my nails. I also note no additional strengthening or moisturizing from this polish. Instead of …

Nails – Masglo’s Caprichosa Review

Hello everyone! I hope you are wonderful today. Finally I am announcing the Summertime Hues Polish Poll winner: Masglo’s Caprichosa! This shade is an electric coral with  a warm pink undertone. It is the perfect color for those of you still holding on to the ends of summer. I feel it would complement all skin tones wonderfully. Here I applied two generous coats of the polish over my Sally Hansen Double Duty Base and Top Coat (I also added a coat of this on top for additional shine and longevity). The application was relatively opaque with minor streaking that was corrected with the second coat. The lasting power in terms of chipping I would say is comparable to that of an Essie or OPI polish. Overall, this is a wonderful shade! It is a sumptuous and lively polish for these warm summer days . Unfortunately, the only drawback is the availability. They are sold in Colombia, but if you are traveling make sure to grab this shade! Until next time. Take care!  Alice…xoxo Miss Alice Beauty on: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Bloglovin’  

Julep Color Inspiration Contest – A Pretty Day in Pink

My morning comes around as the sunrise slowly chases the moon away unveiling soft golden hues sprinkled with dashes of warm rose and orange. The flowers outside my window illuminate and burst back into life and color.  The day begins in shades of pink… My day’s preparation begins with adding pink touches to my makeup. There is such a beautiful balance between pairing shades of pink together for a look. The soft hues add a delicate glow to the skin and highlight your features without distorting. Pink has such a powerful ability to be refined yet playful. My favorite way to add pink in my beauty routine is through blushes, lipsticks, and nail polishes! A morning is never quite complete without a warm cup of coffee or tea; the soft aroma cradling the room inviting you to sit and enjoy its presence and taste.  I love a blend between coffee and milk while admiring the spring blossoms outside. Taking a moment out of your day to appreciate on the beauty that surrounds you is truly a wonderful experience. While taking a stroll …

Polish Poll – Summertime Hues

Hello everyone! I hope you are enjoying a pleasant morning. It is the time again for yet another polish poll! Today’s colors are refreshing and vibrant to welcome the warmth of summer. Masglo is a brand typically found in South America.  If you are interested in these polishes, I believe some can be purchased via eBay for the time being. Help me pick a polish by selecting your favorite below! I can’t wait to see the results. Until next time. Take care!  Miss Alice Beauty on: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Bloglovin’

Polish Poll Winner – Elf’s Purple Pleaser

Hello everyone! I hope you all are wonderful and enjoyed the Memorial Day weekend! The last polish poll crowned Elf’s polish in Purple Pleaser as the winner. This particular polish is a rich purple color with a red tint running through it. The warm undertone is particularly flattering for my medium skintone and makes it universally great, even if you are on the cool toned spectrum since it will stand out beautifully on the nails. In order to achieve the full color, I applied two generous coats of the polish over my Sally Hansen Hard As Nails base. I then finished it off with a top coat to add more shine since I noticed this polish wasn’t as lustrous though not entirely matte either. I have had some slight chipping already after two days of wear, but that is expected with this affordable nail polish. This particular polish is sold in a 15 piece gift set, not separately on the Elf website. Overall, I feel this a great addition to any collection. It applies wonderfully and it’s a …

Keepin’ Cute Cuticles – Medicine Mama’s Sweet Bee Magic Cream Review

Hello everyone! Happy Wednesday; already half way till the weekend, wohoo! Today’s review post is a bit a different. As I was fixing my nails and prepping them to apply the winner from the last polish poll later this week, I thought I would share the nighttime cuticle/body moisturizer I love using. Medicine Mama’s Sweet Bee Magic Cream has been my go to evening cream for the past six months. The product retails for $22.50 for the 4 oz size and was purchased off Amazon. I haven’t come across it in any particular store. The texture is a thick, rather sticky consistency reminding me of Vaseline. Upon application it leaves a greasy film on the skin that can take a while to absorb which is why I tend to prefer to use this product right before bed. In terms of smell, it doesn’t have an particular strong or offensive order. It does however have a distinctive scent that does not linger on the skin the next day. Medicine Mama Apothecary website claims: “Heals dry skin with immediate and …

Polish Poll Winner – Orly’s Wild Wisteria

Hello everyone! Happy Monday! I hope you all are well. I want to thank everyone that voted in the last nail polish poll! I want to encourage everyone to check out and participate in the next poll. I love knowing what you all want me to do next.  I also want to share that I’m now on Bloglovin‘! On to the review of Orly’s Wild Wisteria! Wild Wisteria is a pure purple creme polish that is highly opaque with one coat. My favorite quality of the polish aside from the the ease of application is the rich pigment of the color. I wanted a true purple with no other colors or glitter shot through and this certainly provides that. My only complaints were that in low lighting it does appear a tad too close to black and that it did easily chip on the ends since I didn’t seal it with my Seche Vite top coat. I think with a top coat the chipping would be greatly reduced. Overall, I highly recommend this polish! It’s …