March 27, 2013


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Several weeks ago I entered a Facebook giveaway at Lush Lacquer, and I won! I was given a choice of choosing a polish from there new Neon line. I decided on Haywire. This Spring/Summer it seems Neons are so very popular again and taking over. 

This is a super pretty milky based polish with lots of neon glitter.
  It really is a fun unique polish, I don't have anything like this in my collection now. This is three coats with two coats of SV (Seche Vite) Top Coat.

It's described on the Lush Lacquer Etsy Store as:

Haywire is wild, flirty, funky and fun!! It has a milky white opaque base. (the white base in this polish takes on a faint pink hue in the pictures here and in the bottle, but the base goes on the nail as white). This polish has a great amount of bright neon colors scattered throughout it! We use hexes and short bar glitters of different sizes in this beauty. We have neon pink, neon yellow, neon green, neon orange, neon purple and neon blue scattered throughout this color combination. This combo really packs a punch!

As you can see in my pictures, I have that pinkish hue in my base too, and it's like that in real life as well. I can't tell if it's just because there is so much glitter packed in this and it gives it the illusion the base is not pure white, or if there are other issues with it. Either way, it is really pretty.

Thank you for visiting, and make sure you enter my new giveaway over on Facebook. The link for the giveaway is HERE. I am giving away one pack of Joby Nail Art Stickers that I reviewed HERE.

What do you guys think? Are you all getting into the Neon thing? I am really tempted to go all out Neon and order me some Ice Neon Model's Own polishes.
Prize Won

Joby Nail Stickers Review

Press Sample Prize Won

Tonight I have some super cute nails for you all. I was asked to review these stickers by Joby Nail Art a bit back, and I knew I wanted to use them for Spring/Easter.

Here is some Information that was provided to me by the company. I think it really does an excellent job at describing who Joby is and what they offer...

Joby Nail Art is not a newcomer to the nail art trend.  They have been around since 2003, JOBY Nail Art is a place where you will find a variety of nail art products for your nail design needs. At JOBY nail art they strive to offer quality service and quality products for both the nail professional and the general consumer. Whether your preference is fun and funky with glitter nail art, gold nail art or flower nail art or a bit more modest, we are sure to have something for your style. Try out the latest trends with lace nails or do something new with 3D nail art.. Whatever your nail style may be, JOBY nail art gives you the freedom to make your statement. They offer how-to videos make applying the decals simple and hassle free so you will have beautiful nails in no time.

They offer free shipping on all domestic orders.  They ship international by USPS Priority Mail and qualifying orders receive free shipping (*qualifying orders: $35 or more by consumer / $65 or more for salon owner or nail technician – registration on website required)

I was a bit skeptical about nail stickers that weren't water decals, but I wanted to give them a fair try. I can not do my own free hand nail art, so items like this offer me the chance to do something different. I combined these with Lime Crime polishes that I won on Lime Crime's Facebook Page several months back. Here are the Lime Crime polishes I used...

ParFait Day, Milky Ways and Lavendairy. Super amazing polishes that are just perfect for the Spring!

I first tried my design with Seche Vite Top Coat. Check out the sparkle in the stickers! One nice feature of the stickers is they are 3 dimensional. They are not completely flat, and that added definition really makes them look cute.

It wasn't bad over all, but it wasn't how I envisioned it either. I did like it shiny, but then I decided to try a matte finish instead.

    The result once the Matte Top Coat was added was over the top GORGEOUS!!! I added the Matte Top Coat right over the stickers and it didn't damage them at all. The Matte Top Coat also brought out the sparkle in the stickers, you can see that on the flower that is on my ring finger.

I have to say I really liked these stickers. I didn't think I would, and I was so wrong.

One of my fears was that the stickers would lift, but once you applied them  there was no moving them. I did try to reposition one, and it was really difficult to remove, and I ended up damaging the sticker. They are meant to stay in place once they are placed. I washed my hands several times and had them on for the day and so far nothing has moved. I'm impressed so far. (EDIT: I can really not comment on wearability with these. I never wear my polish long enough to be able to give a fair opinion of wearability, I do my best and can only relay wearability for the time I have on the product) .

I took a ton of pictures because I was so pleased with how they came out. They came out even better than I had pictured them in my head when I first planned them.

I would definitely recommend these stickers. I was very pleased with the results.

You can visit Joby Nail Art on their Facebook Page HERE or on Twitter HERE. Keep up to date on new products, promotions and new nail designs.

What do you guys think? I would really love to hear thoughts on these...

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