review

The Mirror Crack’d | Northern Star Polish April PPU

Painted Fingertips | The Mirror Crack'd - Northern Star April PPU

Some items in this post were provided for my honest review.

Hi everyone!

It’s almost time for another Polish Pickup! If you’re reading this, you’re probably already familiar with Polish Pickup, but if not, it’s a monthly pop-up shop where exclusive polishes are available for just one weekend from a variety of indie brands, all inspired by the same theme. Each brand participating has just one exclusive polish available, so it’s a great way to try polishes from a variety of brands and there are always some breathtaking creations available. April’s theme is famous works of art and today I have Northern Star Polish’s creation to share with you.

(more…)

It’s Britney B*tch | Aurora Lacquer PPU

Painted Fingertips | Aurora Lacquer - It's Britney B*tch - March Polish Pickup

Some items in this post were provided for my honest review.

Hi everyone!

Can you believe it’s March already? February passed in a haze of snow here. We had the most snow ever recorded for the month of February! And we had even more today. Since it’s already March, that means it’s time for another Polish Pickup! The sale has already started so you can head over and check it out right away. Today I have swaches of the Aurora Lacquer shade to share with you. I’m showing this on its own and over a couple of different base polishes, so check out the full post!

(more…)

Aurora Lacquer | Are You Peacocking?

Painted Fingertips | Aurora Lacquer - Are You Peacocking?

Some items in this post were provided for my honest review.

Hi everyone!

I have a gorgeous blue polish to share with you today. Aurora Lacquer Are You Peacocking? is Aurora’s Road to Polish Con shade and it is available right now! Road to Polish Con consists of exclusive shades from brands that will be vending at the next Polish Con event in New Orleans in April. These shades are available whether you are attending the event or not. Are you Peacocking? is available here on the Polish Con site.

(more…)

Born Pretty Store | La Vierge De Fer Holo Topper

Painted Fingertips | Holo topper - Born Pretty Store La Vierge De Fer holo topper

Hi everyone!

Today I have a gorgeous soft gradient with a fun holo flake topper from Born Pretty Store. Holographic or glittery toppers are perfect to finish off gradients – they are great at making a gradient seem smoother.

(more…)

Starry Star Magnetic | Born Pretty Store

Painted Fingertips | Born Pretty Store - Starry Star Magnetic swatch

Some products in this post were provided for my honest review. This post contains affiliate links.

Hi everyone!

I have a really good magnetic polish from Born Pretty Store to share with you today. With all the magnetics we’ve been seeing lately, I decided to try one of theirs to see how well it works. I chose one of their holographic chameleon magnetic polishes.

(more…)

Blooming Nail Polish | The Digital Dozen does Marble

Painted Fingertips | Watercolour marble with Born Pretty Store Blooming Nail Polish

This post contains affiliate links. Some items in this post were provided for my honest review.

Hi everyone!

We’ve made it to the final day of the Digital Dozen does Marble! This theme has been wonderful. Lots of abstract swirls of colour and fun techniques! Marbled nails are fun to create and so gorgeous. I hope you’ve enjoyed this week as much as I have! In case you missed them, so far this week I’ve shared a realistic stone marble, a drip marble, a water marble, and a fiery needle drag. I’m rounding out the week with a watercolour marbled look.

(more…)

Polish Pickup January | Makers D-Le

Some items in this post were provided for my honest review.

Hi everyone!

I’m back with the rest of the Polish Pickup shades for January! The Polish Pickup store will be open from 4-7 January to get all of these shades. I’ve already shared the A-C brands and Sarah has posted about the Li-Z brands on her blog. Today I have the D-Le brands and there are some real beauties in here! I’ll start things off with a brand that’s new to me and to Polish Pickup, Danglefoot Nail Polish.

(more…)

Polish Pickup January | Makers 1-C

Some items in this post were provided for my honest review.

Hi everyone!

I am so excited to be one of the two official bloggers for January’s Polish Pickup! January’s theme is Mythology, and the shop will run from 4-7 January. I was really looking forward to this theme, knowing that many polish makers would come up with unique and interesting interpretations. Although that would be the case with any theme, we’re really seeing month after month of phenomenal polishes in PPU!

I am blogging the first half of the alphabet this month, with makers 1-Le. Sarah from 25 Sweetpeas is doing makers Li-Z, and her post is already up. I have divided my half into two parts to make the posts a little more manageable, so today I will be sharing the polishes from makers 1-C. I’ll start off with the numbers, so 1850 Artisan Polish!

(more…)

Stone Fox | Baroness X

Painted Fingertips | Swatch - Baroness X Stone Fox

Hi everyone!

It’s a particularly busy time of year for me, so I’ve decided to clean out all of my drafts and share some swatches and nail art with you that for whatever reason, I hadn’t gotten around to posting. For most of them, it’s not that I didn’t like the looks, but rather that they got shunted aside for me to post press samples or Digital Dozen themed nail art and I didn’t have time to get additional posts up. Fortunately, they’re quite a blessing now and you will finally get a chance to see them!

I’m starting off with a swatch of Baroness X Stone Fox.

See more about stone fox