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Smitten Polish “Girl Sprouts”

I’ve posted this one before but I just had to snap a picture of it again now that I was wearing it last week, Girl Sprouts from Smitten Polish is the most perfect poison green holographic thing you could ever wear on your nails. I have a thing for green nails, okay?

smitten polish girl sprouts

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IsaDora “Vintage Gold”

I’m in love with a gold nail polish! Golds often look horrible on my hands (sad but true..) so I’m INSANELY happy to have found a shade that looks great against my skin. Vintage Gold from the IsaDora holiday collection called Mesmerizing is a dirty beige toned gold with a rough metallic shimmer. Two quick drying coats left me with perfect nails, totally backup worthy.

isadora vintage gold

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Deborah Lippmann “Dear Mr. Fantasy”

Har ni någon gång haft höga förväntningar på en skönhetsprodukt som visat sig vara liiiite av en flopp, precis nog för att göra en besviken? Precis det hände med Dear Mr. Fantasy från Deborah Lippmanns julkollektion Fantastical. Jag hoppades på en godisrosa med blå glöd, men på nageln upplever jag den snarare som en rosatonad lila. Noooooo! Jag vill inte ha lila! Lacket i sig är ren magi, två till tre lager ger full täckning och ett FANTASTISKT djup, det ser verkligen ut som julgranskulor. Om du, till motsats från mig, gillar lila nyanser så kör hårt! Du kommer älska det!

Have you had high hopes for a beauty product and then been let down just sliiighly, just enough to feel disappointed? It happened to me with Dear Mr. Fantasy from the Deborah Lippmann Fantastical holiday collection. I was hoping for a candy pink with a blue glow, but on the nails it rather reads as a pinky purple. Nooooo! I don’t want purple! The polish itself is pure magic though, two to three coats gives full coverage and a GORGEOUS depth, it really looks like a christmas ornament. If you, unlike me, like purples then go ahead! You’ll adore it!

deborah lippmann dear mr. fantasy

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Zoya “Channing”

Zoya Channing from the fall 2013 collection called Cashmeres & Satins, a glowing copper gem! 2-3 coats, dries fast. Could it get more perfect for fall? Don’t think so. Drool.

zoya channing

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Zoya “Remy”

Yell if you love Zoya Charla! Zoya just released their fall collection Entice & Ignite and it contained this beauty called Remy.A deep turquoise blue base with turquoise and golden green shimmer. Darker than the classic Charla but with the same gorgeous shimmery depth. It goes on beautifully, covers with one to two coats and dries fast. I’m wearing it on both my hands and feet right now, I can’t get enough! I bought mine at Pure Cosmetic here in Gothenburg, but you can also find it on for example Nails Ave and Ebay. GO GET IT!

zoya remy

zoya remy

zoya remy

zoya remy

zoya charla

Just to let you compare them, here’s Zoya Charla!

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Glossy claws, purrty lips, serious eyebrows and a passion for beauty with brains. Beauty blogger and MUA from Gothenburg, Sweden.

My name is Viola Holmgren and I've been representing Swedish beauty bloggerism (yes. we're a cult) since 2008. I focus on cruelty free beauty and I love the feeling of finding cool products that have gone under the radar.

Makeup doesn't have rules. The only person who decides what's right or wrong and if you're wearing it or not is you, and that's where my job as a blogger comes in handy. Use my experience as a guide or an inspiration towards finding your own way.

And just to clarify, all reviews and opinions are my own, there is no evil baby demon on my left shoulder who is bribing, forcing or possessing me to write. Reviews are best written in honesty!