My Nail Polish Collection & Organization | Video

Nail Polish Collection

Hey guys! So I finally had the chance to get one of my pre filmed videos up. Although I pre filmed a few videos, I really should have pre-edited as well- because I can never find the time here in Italy. Anyways, with less than one month left until I return to the states, I hope you will stick with me!

Today I’m showing you my nail polish collection, with my new way of storing them in wall racks made from acrylic. I love this method of storage way more than drawers on the ground, because we all know there is only so much floor space! Although my room isn’t finished, I plan on doing a gallery of pictures in between the two racks shown here! It will make a great background for my future videos, don’t you think?

Let me know in the comments- what’s your favorite nail polish brand? How do you store your polishes?

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Pupa Milano Lasting Color Gel Glassy Effect Nail Polish in Amber Shine Review

PUPA Milano Lasting Color Gel Glassy Effect Nail Polish 047 Amber Shine Review

Pupa Milano Nail Polish in Amber Shine


I didn’t bring any colored nail polishes with me to Italy, so after the first week of having no nail polish on I was in desperate need of a manicure! I found this Pupa Milano nail polish in a boutique and thought the brand looked nice, and this coral color was definitely up my alley. So, I picked it up and was off to paint my nails that night!

PUPA Milano Lasting Color Gel Glassy Effect Nail Polish 047 Amber Shine Review Swatch

Pupa Milano Nail Polish in Amber Shine Swatch

Excuse the horrible manicure, but I have limited resources out here, so I can’t fix my messes! This nail polish was fully opaque in 2 coats and dries to a super shiny finish. I thought the rounded edge brush was hard at first, but it does help apply the polish well. The most exciting thing for me was that it lasts very well. I wore this for quite a while before it had any major chips, all of my nails just had a little bit of tip wear for a few days. I would definitely purchase more of these polishes and am now even more curious about Pupa’s entire makeup line!

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Glossybox for Harper’s Bazaar- September 2014 Box Review & Giveaway

September 2014 GlossyBox Harper's Bazaar Review

Hi guys! Major apologies for not being active on my blog or YouTube for the past 2 weeks, but I’ve arrived in Florence and have been so busy with my classmates, homework, and planning out trips that I haven’t had a free moment to post. I hope to improve this, but it’s a work in progress! Today I’m sharing the September GLOSSYBOX, which is a collaboration with Harper’s Bazaar. I received this box after I left, so although I didn’t try anything, I can explain the value. Also, GLOSSYBOX was kind enough to feature a giveaway for my readers!

Here is what in the Harper’s Bazaar Glossybox that I received:

  • Vichy Liftactiv Night ($15): This is a night cream that is supposed to be ultra rich, which will be great for the change in season.
  • Essie Madison Ave-hue ($8.50): You can’t go wrong with a pretty pop of pink polish!
  • Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real! Mascara ($10): I really like this mascara, and I love receiving mascara samples because they are the perfect amount that lasts until it expires in 3 months! Va va voom lashes in a flash!
  • Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar in Authentic ($18): I love lip tars, but this one isn’t my favorite color. I’ll have to wait and see when I can try it myself!
  • Bvlgari Eau Parfumée Eau Thé Blanc ($19.50): A luxe brand is always nice to try, this sounds like it would smell just like a spa!
September Harper's Bazaar GlossyBox Review

September Harper’s Bazaar GlossyBox Review

The total value for this box is $71, which is pretty amazing since the box is only $21 a month! I think it’s so worth it since all of the products are deluxe samples or full sizes. No foil packets here! I can’t wait to see what comes in my next GLOSSYBOX. If you want to try your own Glossybox- enter my giveaway (US only) or buy your own subscription for $21/month and use code FLAWLESS to receive a free Boscia BB Cream with your subscription.


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July Beauty Favorites | Video

Hey guys- quick post today to share my July Favorites. I figured it was better off late than never, especially if I can’t do one for August since I’ll be in Italy in the beginning of September and may not have time to film! I tried a lot of fun products this month, share your favorites in the comments:

Make Up For Ever HD Pressed Powder
NYX Blue Color Mascara
Avon Super Shock Brights Mascara in Royal Shock
Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Beso
Madam Glam Nail Polish in Flirty Mood
Contouring (Reviewed NARS Contour Blush)
LUSH D’Fluff Strawberry Shaving Soap
Beautyblender Blendercleanser Solid


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NCLA Let Them Eat Cake Review + Nail Polish Canada’s Great Polish Giveaway!

NCLA Duchess of LA Let Them Eat Cake! Review Swatch (2)

NCLA Let Them Eat Cake (Duchess of LA)

NCLA recently launched the Duchess of LA collection, which is a cute little range of pastel glitter shades. I have Let Them Eat Cake, a pastel purple with multidimensional glitter to share with you today. I really love the idea of these cream polishes with glitter in them. It’s such a cool trend. I like Let Them Eat Cake because it’s perfectly opaque in 2 coats, and the glitter comes in different colors and sizes, so it’s essentially instant nail art without the effort!

NCLA Duchess of LA Let Them Eat Cake! Review Swatch

Let Them Eat Cake

In addition to showing you this gorgeous polish, I wanted to give you a heads up about a giveaway where you can win it! My friends at Nail Polish Canada are hosting The Great Polish Giveaway, which is a great giveaway where one winner can win up to 200 nail polishes. A ton of beauty and nail polish bloggers submitted their favorite shade to the pot, and I picked this one!

If you want to get the chance to win this polish along with over a hundred more (and growing) nail polishes, enter through the widget below!

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*NailPolishCanada is throwing this giveaway, so direct any inquiries to them, as I have no control over the entries!


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