December favorites

Bye 2016 and welcome 2017! Here are my last favorite manis from 2016. Let’s hope the new year brings us many more beautiful manis!

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Happy new year everybody!

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Smith & Cult Fall 2016

Hi guys! Today I’m going to show you the fall news from Smith & Cult. I know it’s a little late since we’re already in the middle of December, but when I first got these one of the polishes were broken and it took some time to get a new one.

IMG_3502.jpg1972 – Darjeeling Darling – Flatte top coat

Out of these three polishes one of them, 1972, is a limited edition, the other two will be added to the ordinary range. The polishes are swatches over one coat of base coat and topped with one coat of Above it all from Smith & Cult (review of the top coat will be up later). With that said, let’s take a look at the swatches.

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img_3510Smith & Cult – 1972

1972 is a rose gold metallic polish that covers in two coats. It’s a bit streaky so you want to do as few brush strokes as possible while applying it, though the top coat did smooth out the brush strokes a bit. Any imperfections on your nails will be very visible so I’d recommend using a ridge filler as a base for this polish.

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img_3516Smith & Cult – Darjeeling Darling

Darjeeling Darling is a dark green creme polish that covers in two easy coats.

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img_3525Smith & Cult – Flatte top coat

Flatte top coat is a matte top coat. So far I can’t say that I’m impressed with this top coat. The first time I used it, it was a big lump on the brush. After removing the lump I painted one coat over my polish but nothing happened, it was still shiny. So I painted one more coat and it turned semi matte. The second time I used it (the picture above) it made the nails somewhat matte. It also left them very streaky and some parts of the nail turned completely white, it is visible on the tips and next to the cuticle on the ring finger. I will try it some more before I give it my final verdict, but so far I’m not a big fan.

My favorite out of these three is without doubt Darjeeling Darling!

Green polishes for Christmas 

Remember a few days ago when I said that last Christmas I was looking for a green glitter polish? Well this year I have quite a few to choose from.

Below I have gathered my favorite green creme, glitter and holo polishes for Christmas time! 🎄

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A-England – Saint George
piCture pOlish – hercynia
Depend – 497
Cupcake Polish – Unbe-leaf-able
OPI – Christmas gone plaid
OPI – Stay off the lawn!
Depend – 496
China Glaze – Running in circles
Smith & Cult – Darjeeling darling
Depend – Under the mistletoe
Kiko – 533
piCture pOlish – glitch

Please let me know in the comments what your favorite green polish for Christmas is!